Sage Peachtree 2011 - Comparison Chart

  Peachtree Complete Accounting Peachtree Premium Accounting Peachtree Quantum
Feature Peachtree Complete Peachtree Premium* Peachtree Quantum
NEW! Easier Installation Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Setup Advisor Yes Yes Yes
Improved! ACT! Integration (with release of Sage ACT! 2011) Yes Yes Yes
Easy Start-up and Use Yes Yes Yes
Accounts Payable: Check Writing, Bill Payment, Purchases, Purchase Orders Yes Yes Yes
Accounts Receivable: Quotes, Invoicing, Receive Payments, Sales Orders Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Backup Yes Yes Yes
Bank / Account Reconciliation Yes Yes Yes
Cash Flow Management Yes Yes Yes
Customizable Reports 105+ 125+ 140+
Conversion from QuickBooks®1 Yes Yes Yes
Email Alerts, Forms, Reports and Financial Statements2 Yes Yes Yes
Internal Accounting Review3 Yes Yes Yes
Inventory: Assemblies, Average/LIFO/FIFO Costing Methods, Back Orders Advanced Advanced Advanced
Password Security Screen Level Screen Level Screen Level
Attach documents to transactions and records Yes Yes Yes
Sage Peachtree Business Analytics4 Yes Yes Yes
Comparative Budget Spreadsheet Creator - track 4 years Yes Yes Yes
Integration with Microsoft® Excel® and Word5 Yes Yes Yes
Payroll Solutions6 Yes Yes Yes
NEW! PCI-DSS compliance for Credit Cards7 Yes Yes Yes
Improved! Easier Data Entry for Jobs Yes Yes Yes
Improved!Enhanced Assemblies Reporting Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Inventory & Service Mgmt Center Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Job Status Indicators Yes Yes Yes
Improved! More Room for Jobs Notes Yes Yes Yes
Improved! Streamlined Service Billing Yes Yes Yes
Customer Management Center Yes Yes Yes
Track Multiple Contacts8 Yes Yes Yes
View Transaction History Yes Yes Yes
Electronic Bill Payment through Sage Peachtree Bill Pay9 Yes Yes Yes
Integration with UPS®10 Yes Yes Yes
Open Multiple Companies11 Yes Yes Yes
Sync your Outlook® Contacts12 Yes Yes Yes
Auto Creation of Purchase Orders Yes Yes Yes
Audit Trail Yes Yes Yes
Fixed Assets13 Yes Yes Yes
Job Costing - Phase and Cost Level Yes Yes Yes
NEW! Change Order Processing   Yes Yes
Advanced Budgeting   Yes Yes
Archive Company Data   Yes Yes
Company Consolidation Wizard   Yes Yes
Crystal Reports® 2008   Yes Yes
Departmentalized Financial Statements   Yes Yes
Serialized Inventory   Yes Yes
NEW! Interactive Job Reporting     Yes
NEW! Job Navigation Center     Yes
NEW! Job & Project Mgmt. Center     Yes
Developed to handle large data requirements14     Yes
Exclusive SmartPosting Technology     Yes
My Dashboard     Yes
Order Process Workflow     Yes
Product updates and software upgrades for 1 year15     Yes
Role based security     Yes
Support for 5, 10, 15, 20, 30 or 40 named users16     Yes
Unlimited17 access to support for 1 year     Yes
Includes industry solution functionality (Manufacturing, Construction, Distribution and Nonprofits     Yes
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* Includes Sage Peachtree Premium Accounting 2011 and Industry specific products (Construction, Distribution, Manufacturing and Nonprofits)


  1. Versions 2008 – 2010. Excludes conversion of QuickBooks individual payroll transactions. For additional information on conversion limitations, please visit
  2. Requires Microsoft Outlook 2002, 2003 or 2007; Outlook Express 5 or 6; other MAPI compliant e-mail programs.
  3. Sage is not liable or responsible for any fines or penalties that may result from errors in your company accounting records. The Internal Accounting Review is not intended to uncover all questionable transactions.
  4. Internet access required. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
  5. Requires Microsoft Excel, Word or Outlook 2002, 2003, or 2007.
  6. Compliant tax forms and tax tables require a subscription to Sage Peachtree Simple Payroll. For details see or call 877-231-3761.
  7. Includes Sage Exchange, which is certified to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS). Requires Internet access.
  8. There is a maximum of 20 ship to addresses and 1 billing address per customer. Only 2 contacts per customer can be synced with Outlook.
  9. Subject to approval and to Sage terms of service. Additional fees, internet access and checking account required.
  10. UPS functionality is subject to UPS terms and conditions. Internet access required.
  11. When opening more than one company, you will be able to perform all functions except those that require exclusive company access or third-party integrations in companies opened after the first one.
  12. Outlook Sync supported in Exchange 2000 SP2, 2003 and 2007.
  13. Regulatory compliance requires paid subscription. Additional fees apply for more than 200 assets.
  14. Sage Peachtree does not impose a hard limit on database capacity, however, individual performance will vary depending on actual number of transactions, database size, and number of concurrent users. Data management efficiencies are also realized in the Sage Peachtree 2011 products.
  15. The Sage Peachtree Business Care Plan (which includes product upgrades, updates, and customer support) will be renewed automatically each year on the anniversary date of your purchase unless you terminate your agreement prior to that date. Renewal is not required to continued access to product updates for supported versions.
  16. Multi User licenses available in of packs of 5, 10, 15, 20, 30 or 40. A maximum of 40 licensed, named users is allowed. Only the first 40 named users selected in the user maintenance screen are considered licensed, named users.
  17. Customer Support Analysts are available from 8:30 am until 8:30 pm ET Monday-Friday, and reserve the right to limit calls to 1 hour or 1 incident.