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Excel accounting template minimum requirements


Because of the complexity of the formulas within the Excel accounting template, you will need to utilize our software within Microsoft Excel. Once again, don’t worry, you do not have to worry about these formulas. All you need to do is fill in the blanks.

The Excel accounting template works with Microsoft Excel 2007 for Windows (or newer) and Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac (or newer). We recommend using the latest version of Microsoft Excel, which currently is Excel 2016 within the Office 365 suite (both PC and Mac).

Computer Part


Computer and Processor

If you are using a PC, you will need a processor with at least 1GHz speed. For Mac, it should be a bit higher speed and should be Intel.


Office 365 Basic can run on 2GB RAM on PCs. For Mac, it should be 4GB.

Disk Space

HDD space for running Office 365 home should be 3GB while for Mac, it should be 6GB and the HDD format for the latter should be what is called Mac OS Extended format or HFC plus.


No Cd-rom-station or dvd-rom-station is needed


Display requirements for both PC and Mac are 1280 x 800 resolution.

Operating system

Operating system should be the latest as far as possible

If you do not have a copy of Microsoft Excel you can download a free trial via the link below:

The Excel accounting template does NOT work with open source software such as OpenOffice, Google spreadsheets or Numbers for Mac.

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