Sage 50 System Requirements – 2022 Edition

Minimum system requirements

2.0 GHz processor for single user and multiple users 4 GB of RAM for single user and multiple users
Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 (version 1809 and higher) with the latest updates from Microsoft installed
1 GB of disk space for installation
Installation of Internet Explorer 11.0 is required (version 11.0 and higher with Sage Payroll
Solutions, Sage Payments Solutions and other Connected Services integration); Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge (version 2020 and higher) web browsers are supported when accessing available Connected Services outside of the product
Microsoft®.NET Framework 4.7.2, including DirectX Dependency for .NET; requires an additional 280 MB to 850 MB
At least high-color (16-bit) SVGA video; Minimum Resolution: 1280×800, Preferred Resolution: 1440×900 or higher; small fonts/DPI settings required
All online features/services require Internet access (For best performance download speeds of at least 25mbps and upload speeds of at least 10mbps)
Maximum of 5GB file size for Sage Drive companies
Computer name of 15 characters or less required

Integration/compatibility Requirements

Multiuser environments are supported in Sage 50 Premium Accounting and higher;

Compatibility requirements

Excel®, Outlook®, and Word integration requires Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word (32-bit versions) 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019
Microsoft 365 Integration – Requires Microsoft 365 Business Premium or Enterprise Editions
Printers supported by Windows 8.1 or Windows 10
Adobe® Reader Acrobat

Multiuser

Multiuser mode is optimized for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 , Windows Server 2016, and  Windows Server 2019

client-server networks;
Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 peer-to-peer networks

A maximum of five licensed named users is allowed for Sage 50 Premium Accounting and up to 40 named users for Sage 50 Quantum Accounting.
A named user account is granted a license when selected in the user maintenance screen
2 GB of disk space for installation of components on server

Terminal Services

Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2016 or Windows
Server 2019 along with Remote Desktop Connection or Remote Desktop Web Connection client is required to run in a Windows Terminal Services environment; no more than 5 named users for Sage 50 Premium Accounting or up to 40 named users for Sage 50 Quantum Accounting
Terminal Server requires additional memory when more than one user is running under Windows Terminal Services

Other

Customer registration and acceptance of License Agreement for Sage 50 Accounting software products

Recommended configuration

2.4 GHz processor (Intel Core i3 and higher) for single user and multiple users
4 GB of RAM for single user and 8 GB and higher for multiple users