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Apple's new operating system called Catalina only supports 64-bit applications. MYOB AccountEdge is a 32-bit application which means it will not work on the new Catalina operating system, and there won't be an AccountEdge update to make it compatible.

What does this mean for me?

Your options depend on your scenario.

If you...You can...
haven't updated your Mac to CatalinaContinue using AccountEdge - nothing changes. We'll continue providing AccountEdge support for the foreseeable future.
have updated your Mac to Catalina
  • Revert to the previous Mac operating system. This isn't a simple task and will require you to first backup all the data on your Mac. Completing this task will likely require help from an IT person, who will also be able to advise on any potential security implications. Check this Apple support article for more details. Once you have reinstalled the previous operating system, you'll be able to reinstall and continue using AccountEdge. Need to download AccountEdge?
  • Consider using MYOB Essentials. It's a fully online product that might suit your business needs. We can also help transfer your AccountEdge data across for you. See below for details.

Introducing MYOB Essentials

Depending on the features of AccountEdge you’re currently using, MYOB Essentials might be a good fit for your business.

MYOB Essentials works on an internet browser, so you can use it on any computer that's connected to the internet. However, MYOB Essentials doesn’t have all the features of AccountEdge, so might not be suitable if you currently use any of the following:

  • Cost centres
  • Inventory (including serial number tracking and locations)
  • Multi-currency
  • Time billing
  • Jobs/departments
  • Recurring transactions
  • Purchase orders
  • Sales orders
  • Substantial reporting requirements

If you're interested in learning more about MYOB Essentials, check our website. If you like what you see and you're ready to make the move or you'd like to know more, you can contact us to discuss your options.

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