Sage 50 System Requirements

Recommended Sage 50 System Configuration

  • 2.4 GHz processor for single user and multiple users
  • 1 GB of RAM for single user and 2 GB for multiple users

Minimum Sage 50 System Configuration

  • 2.0 GHz processor for single user and multiple users
  • 1 GB of RAM for single user and multiple users
  • Windows Vista SP1, Windows 7, Windows 8,or Windows 10, with the latest updates from Microsoft installed
  • 1 GB of disk space for installation
  • Internet Explorer 9.0, 10.0, and 11.0 supported; Version 11.0 required for Sage Payroll Services, Sage Payment Solutions, and other connected services
  • Microsoft .NET Framework  4.5.2; requires an additional 280 MB to 610 MB
  • At least high-color (16-bit) SVGA video; supports 1024×768 resolution with small fonts required
  • All on-line features/services require Internet access with at least a 56 Kbps modem

Integration / Compatibility Requirements

  • Excel, Outlook, and Word integration requires Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word 2007, 2010, 2013,or 2016
  • Printers supported by Microsoft Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
  • In-product demos require Adobe Flash Player 11 or greater
  • Adobe Reader 11.0 required

Multiuser

  • Multiuser environments are supported in Sage 50 Premium Accounting and higher
  • Multiuser mode is optimized for Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 client-server networks, and Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10 peer-to-peer networks
  • A maximum of five licensed named users is allowed for Sage 50 Premium Accounting and 40 named users for Sage 50 Quantum Accounting
  • a named user account is granted a license when selected in the user maintenance screen
  • 1 GB of disk space for installation of components on server

Terminal Services

  • Windows Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2012 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 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