Which versions of Sage Accounts can data be converted from and to?

The first time you open a new version of Sage Accounts your data converts automatically. Depending on which version you're converting from, you may need to restore to an earlier version first. This article explains which versions you can convert from and to. Please choose the version you want to convert to.

Before converting your data, we recommend you check your data and take a backup.

Version 25

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts v25

  • Sage 50 Accounts v24
  • Sage 50 Accounts v23
  • Sage 50 Accounts v22
  • Sage 50 Accounts v21
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2014 (v20)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2013 (v19)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2012 (v18)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16)
  • Sage Instant Accounts v21
  • Sage Instant Accounts v20
  • Sage Instant Accounts v19
  • Sage Instant Accounts v18
  • Sage Instant Accounts v17
  • Sage Instant Accounts v16

Earlier versions should be converted to v16 or above first, then converted to v25.

Version 24

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts v24

  • Sage 50 Accounts v23
  • Sage 50 Accounts v22
  • Sage 50 Accounts v21
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2014 (v20)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2013 (v19)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2012 (v18)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16)
  • Sage Instant Accounts v21
  • Sage Instant Accounts v20
  • Sage Instant Accounts v19
  • Sage Instant Accounts v18
  • Sage Instant Accounts v17
  • Sage Instant Accounts v16

Earlier versions should be converted to v16 or above first, then converted to v24.

Version 23

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts v23:

  • Sage 50 Accounts v22
  • Sage 50 Accounts v21
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2014 (v20)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2013 (v19)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2012 (v18)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16)
  • Sage Instant Accounts v21
  • Sage Instant Accounts v20
  • Sage Instant Accounts v19
  • Sage Instant Accounts v18
  • Sage Instant Accounts v17
  • Sage Instant Accounts v16

Earlier versions should be converted to v16 or above first, then converted to v23.

Version 22

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts v22:

  • Sage 50 Accounts v21
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2014 (v20)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2013 (v19)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2012 (v18)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17)
  • Sage Instant Accounts v21
  • Sage Instant Accounts v20
  • Sage Instant Accounts v19
  • Sage Instant Accounts v18
  • Sage Instant Accounts v17

Earlier versions should be converted to v17 or above first, then converted to v22.

Version 21

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts v21 and Sage Instant Accounts v21:

  • Sage 50 Accounts 2014 (v20)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2013 (v19)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2012 (v18)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16)
  • Sage Instant Accounts v20
  • Sage Instant Accounts v19
  • Sage Instant Accounts v18
  • Sage Instant Accounts v17
  • Sage Instant Accounts v16

Earlier versions should be converted to v16 or above first, then converted to v21.

Earlier versions

Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts 2014 (v20)

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts 2014 (v20):

  • Sage 50 Accounts 2013 (v19)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2012 (v18)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2009 (v15)
  • Sage Instant Accounts v19
  • Sage Instant Accounts v18
  • Sage Instant Accounts v17
  • Sage Instant Accounts v16
  • Sage Instant Accounts v15

Earlier versions should be converted to v15 or above first, then converted to v20.

Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts 2013 (v19)

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts 2013 (v19):

  • Sage 50 Accounts 2012 (v18)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2009 (v15)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2008 (v14)
  • Sage Instant Accounts v16
  • Sage Instant Accounts v15
  • Sage Instant Accounts v14

Earlier versions should be converted to v14 or above first, then converted to v19.

Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts 2012 (v18)

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts 2012 (v18):

  • Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2009 (v15)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2008 (v14)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2007 (v13)
  • Sage Line 50 v12
  • Sage Instant Accounts v16
  • Sage Instant Accounts v15
  • Sage Instant Accounts v14
  • Sage Instant Accounts v12

Earlier versions should be converted to v12 or above first, then converted to v18.

Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts 2011 (v17)

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts 2011 (v17):

  • Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2009 (v15)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2008 (v14)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2007 (v13)
  • Sage Line 50 v12
  • Sage Line 50 v11
  • Sage Instant Accounts v16
  • Sage Instant Accounts v15
  • Sage Instant Accounts v14
  • Sage Instant Accounts v12
  • Sage Instant Accounts v11

Earlier versions should be converted to v11 or above first, then converted to v17.

Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts 2010 (v16)

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts 2010 (v16):

  • Sage 50 Accounts 2009 (v15)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2008 (v14)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2007 (v13)
  • Sage Line 50 v12
  • Sage Line 50 v11
  • Sage Line 50 v10
  • Sage Instant Accounts v15
  • Sage Instant Accounts v14
  • Sage Instant Accounts v12
  • Sage Instant Accounts v11
  • Sage Instant Accounts v10

Earlier versions should be converted to v10 or above first, then converted to v16.

Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts 2009 (v15)

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts 2009 (v15):

  • Sage 50 Accounts 2008 (v14)
  • Sage 50 Accounts 2007 (v13)
  • Sage Line 50 v12
  • Sage Line 50 v11
  • Sage Line 50 v10
  • Sage Line 50 v9
  • Sage Instant Accounts v14
  • Sage Instant Accounts v12
  • Sage Instant Accounts v11
  • Sage Instant Accounts v10

Earlier versions should be converted to v9 or above first, then converted to v15.

Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts 2008 (v14)

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts 2008 (v14):

  • Sage 50 Accounts 2007 (v13)
  • Sage Line 50 v12
  • Sage Line 50 v11
  • Sage Line 50 v10
  • Sage Line 50 v9
  • Sage Line 50 v8
  • Sage Instant Accounts v14 - No data conversion is required
  • Sage Instant Accounts v12
  • Sage Instant Accounts v11
  • Sage Instant Accounts v10
  • Sage Instant Accounts v8.2

Earlier versions should be converted to v8 or above first, then converted to v14.

Sage 50 Accounts and Sage Instant Accounts 2007 (v13)

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage 50 Accounts 2007 (v13):

  • Sage Line 50 v12
  • Sage Line 50 v11
  • Sage Line 50 v10
  • Sage Line 50 v9
  • Sage Line 50 v8
  • Sage Instant Accounts v12
  • Sage Instant Accounts v11
  • Sage Instant Accounts v10
  • Sage Instant Accounts v8.2

Earlier versions should be converted to v8 or above first, then converted to v13.

Sage Line 50 and Instant Accounts v12

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage Line 50 v12:

  • Sage Line 50 v11
  • Sage Line 50 v10
  • Sage Line 50 v9
  • Sage Line 50 v8
  • Sage Line 50 v7
  • Sage Line 50 v6
  • Sage Line 50 v5
  • Sage Line 50 v4
  • Sage Instant Accounts v11
  • Sage Instant Accounts v10
  • Sage Instant Accounts v8.2
  • Sage Instant Accounts v6
  • Sage Instant Accounting 2000
  • Sage Instant Accounts 98

Sage Line 50 and Instant Accounts v11

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage Line 50 v11:

  • Sage Line 50 v10
  • Sage Line 50 v9
  • Sage Line 50 v8
  • Sage Line 50 v7
  • Sage Line 50 v6
  • Sage Line 50 v5
  • Sage Line 50 v4
  • Sage Line 50 DOS v9
  • Sage Instant Accounts v11 - no data conversion is required
  • Sage Instant Accounts v10
  • Sage Instant Accounts v8.2
  • Sage Instant Accounts v6
  • Sage Instant Accounting 2000
  • Sage Instant Accounts 98

Sage Line 50 and Instant Accounts v10

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage Line 50 v10:

  • Sage Line 50 v9
  • Sage Line 50 v8
  • Sage Line 50 v7
  • Sage Line 50 v6
  • Sage Line 50 v5
  • Sage Line 50 v4
  • Sage Line 50 DOS v9
  • Sage Instant Accounts v10 - no data conversion is required
  • Sage Instant Accounts v8.2
  • Sage Instant Accounts v6
  • Sage Instant Accounting 2000
  • Sage Instant Accounts 98

Sage Line 50 and Instant Accounts v9

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage Line 50 v9:

  • Sage Line 50 v8
  • Sage Line 50 v7
  • Sage Line 50 v6
  • Sage Line 50 v5
  • Sage Line 50 v4
  • Sage Line 50 DOS v9
  • Sage Instant Accounts v8.2
  • Sage Instant Accounts v6
  • Sage Instant Accounting 2000
  • Sage Instant Accounts 98

Sage Line 50 and Instant Accounts v8

For the following versions you can convert data directly to Sage Line 50 v8:

  • Sage Line 50 v7
  • Sage Line 50 v6
  • Sage Line 50 v5
  • Sage Line 50 v4
  • Sage Line 50 DOS v9
  • Sage Instant Accounts v8.2 - no data conversion required
  • Sage Instant Accounts v6
  • Sage Instant Accounting 2000
  • Sage Instant Accounts 98

Conversion matrix