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System requirements

Banana Accounting 8 is available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. For optimal performance, we recommend the following system requirements:

Banana 8 for Windows

  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    (Windows Phone and RT are not supported)
  • 250 MB of disk space
  • Internet connection to access the Help function of the program

Banana 8 for Mac OS X

  • Mac OSX - Version 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 "El Capitan"
    (previous OSX, iOS and IPad are not supported)
  • 250 MB of disk space
  • Internet connection to access the Help function of the program

Banana 8 for Linux

  • Ubuntu 14.04 or more recent and associated compatible distributions
  • 250 MB of disk space
  • Internet connection to access the Help function of the program

Banana 8 for Android

  • Android 4.0 or more recent, Android 3.x partially supported
  • 50 MB of disk space

Network systems

  • The Windows version can be installed on a server, and the application can then be run on client computers.
  • The program can be used with Terminal Server or similar remote desktop technologies.
    Also see the Installing on a server or USB key page.


Other information

  • Banana accounting uses the most recent versions of QT libraries, distributed along with the executable.
  • The indicated disk space requirement depends on the amount of transactions and accounts used in the accounting file. 3 Mbyte is an average space for an accounting file with 200 accounts and 2000 transactions.
  • There is no limitation to the number of accounting files.
  • Files created with diffrent systems (Windows, Mac, Linux and Android) are interchangeable.
  • The software is a single user program, just like Excel. Only one person at a time can edit a file.