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Microsoft Office and Sage Accounts, Payroll, HR and Forecasting compatibility

Sage software integrates with Microsoft Office in several ways, such as emailing documents, sending data to Excel and Excel Integrated Reporting.

To use these features, you must use a compatible version of Microsoft Office that's installed locally on the same computer as your Sage software. This article details the software versions that are compatible.

Check your Microsoft Office version

Office 2003 Click Help, then click About Microsoft Office.
Office 2007 Click the Office button , then click Excel, Outlook or Word Options, then click Resources.
Office 2010 Click File, then click Help.
Office 2013, 2016 and 2019 For Excel or Word click File, then click Account, then click About Excel or About Word. For Outlook click File, click Office Account, then click About Outlook.
Office 365 (desktop) For Excel or Word click File, then click Account. For Outlook click File, click Office Account.

Sage 50cloud Accounts and Sage 50cloud Essentials

To check your Sage 50cloud Accounts version number, on the menu bar click Help, then click About.

If you're using a non-compatible version of Outlook and would like to email documents from your Sage software, you can email using SMTP settings.

A warning symbol mean this version is partially compatible and can send information to Excel and use ODBC integration. If these versions are 64-bit, you must install the 64-bit ODBC driver.  

 
v25
v26
v23
v24
v22

Office 2003 - No longer supported by Microsoft.
Office 2007 - No longer supported by Microsoft.
Exchange 2010 - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2010 32-bit - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2010 32-bit starter edition - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2010 64-bit - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2010 Click-to-Run - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2011 for Mac
Office 2013 32-bit
Office 2013 64-bit
Office 2013 Click-to-Run
Office 2016 32-bit
Office 2019 32-bit
Office 2016 64-bit
Office 2016 Click-to-Run
Office 365 - Cloud based
Office 365 - 32-bit - Desktop based
Office 365 - 64-bit - Desktop based
Trial, student and not for business use versions

Sage 50cloud Payroll, HR and Forecasting

To check your software version in Sage 50cloud Payroll or Sage 50 Forecasting, on the menu bar click Help, then click About.

If you're using a non-compatible version of Outlook and would like to email documents from your Sage software, you can email using SMTP settings.

 
Payroll v25
HR
Forecasting
Office 2003 - No longer supported by Microsoft.
Office 2007 - No longer supported by Microsoft.
Exchange 2010 - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2010 32-bit - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2010 32-bit starter edition - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2010 64-bit - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2010 Click-to-Run - Microsoft support ends on October 13, 2020.
Office 2011 for Mac
Office 2013 32-bit
Office 2013 64-bit
Office 2013 Click-to-Run
Office 2016 32-bit
Office 2016 64-bit
Office 2016 Click-to-Run
Office 365 - Cloud based
Office 365 - 32-bit - Desktop based
Office 365 - 64-bit - Desktop based
Trial, student and not for business use versions