System requirements

WINPACCS Cloud

To access WINPACCS Cloud you require an Internet connection and one of the following browsers:

  • Mozilla Firefox (recommended)
  • Google Chrome (recommended)
  • Microsoft Edge Chromium
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11

WINPACCS Cloud can be used with any operating system.

A minimum speed of 384 kbit/s is needed for working in WINPACCS Cloud. However, we recommend a speed of 6 Mbit/s and higher to work comfortably with the Project controlling, Digital vouchers and Document management functions.

 

WINPACCS Accounting and WINPACCS Cashbook

The following system requirements apply to WINPACCS Accounting and WINPACCS Cashbook.

Operating system:

  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-Bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-Bit)

Regularly updating your operating system with Windows updates will ensure that installation and operation run smoothly.

Support for Windows 8.1 will continue until the extended support expires on 10 January 2023. For Windows 10, please note the end of service of the Windows 10 version you are using. Official information from Microsoft can be found at: Windows Life Cycle Information.

Hardware (minimum):

  • 1.5 GHz Dual Core processor 64-bit (x64) or higher
  • 4 GB memory
  • Screen resolution 1024x768
  • Free hard disk space 10 GB or more

Hardware (recommended):

  • 2.0 GHz Dual Core processor (from Intel Core i series 7. generation) or higher with 64-bit (x64)
  • 8 GB memory or more
  • Screen resolution 1366x768 (WXGA)
  • Operating system installed on Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Free hard disk space 20 GB or more

Hardware (for journals with more than 50,000 posting positions)

  • 2.0 GHz Dual Core processor (from Intel Core i series 7. Generation) or higher with 64-bit (x64)
  • 16 GB memory or more
  • Screen resolution 1366x768 (WXGA)
  • Operating system installed on Solid State Drive (SSD)
  • Free hard disk space 20 GB or more

Virtualised environments

WINPACCS Accounting and WINPACCS Cashbook can also be used in a virtualised environment. The following system requirements apply to the host:

Hardware (Host)

  • 2.0 GHz Dual Core processor (from Intel Core i series 7. generation) or more with 64-bit (x64)
  • 16 GB memory or more
  • Screen resolution 1366x768 (WXGA)
  • Free hard disk space 20 GB or more
  • Operating system and virtual machine installed on Solid State Drive (SSD)

The guest requirements in a virtualised environment correspond to the general system requirements for WINPACCS Accounting and WINPACCS Cashbook. Working in a virtual environment can lead to a slight reduction in execution speed.

To use WINPACCS on Apple devices under macOS we recommend a current version of Parallels Desktop for Mac for virtualisation. Please see the Parallels Desktop for Mac system requirements.

ServerServer for network installation WINPACCS Accounting

WINPACCS Accounting can be used in a client / server network installation after consultation with WINPACCS Support. In this case, the following system requirements apply to the server:

Operating system

  • Microsoft Windows Server from version 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server from version 2016 is recommended

For smooth operation, we recommend that Windows updates and the latest service packs are installed regularly.

Memory:

  • 16 GB or more

Database server:

  • Microsoft SQL Server (Express) from version 2014

Network connection:

  • 1,000 Mbit/s (wired)