New in Sage 50 2022: Features, Improvements and System Requirements
There is a well-established release schedule for Sage 50 software solutions. Each year a new edition of Sage 50 is introduced with a variety of new features and functionality improvements from the previous year.
Sage 50 version 2022 was released in July of 2021. The product update covers all product solutions (Sage 50 Pro, Sage 50 Premium, and Sage 50 Quantum) of Sage 50 Accounting and Sage 50cloud Accounting.
What’s New in Sage 50 2022?
While the changes to Sage 50 2022 are small, they should be extremely beneficial to users.
Improved Login-experience via Sage ID
In the Sage 50 2022 release, the Sage ID has been removed from the screen. The prompt will now ask you to enter an email address rather than a Sage ID. There are also enhanced self-service options and authentication rules for better security
Sage has made improvements in its banking services to give you a faster and more seamless experience when connecting to your bank and downloading transactions.
Error handling for Sage services
If you are encountering connectivity issues or Sage is having technical difficulties or a service problem, you can still open your shared Sage 50 company in read-only mode.
Paid Family Leave withholding option – payroll settings have been expanded to include additional withholding fields for states that have paid family leave and require employers to collect contributions from employees. Learn more about this new feature.
Watch Sage Software’s What’s New in Sage 50 2022 video below.
Sage 50 2022 System Requirements
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
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 environments are supported in Sage 50 Premium Accounting and higher
Multiuser mode is optimized for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 (requires installation of KB3118401), Windows Server 2016 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
Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 (requires installation of KB3118401), 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
Customer registration and acceptance of License Agreement for Sage 50 Accounting software products
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
If you would like to purchase the latest version of Sage 50, contact us. We offer special unadvertised discounts and will match the price of Sage 50 from all Certified Sage Partners.