System Requirements

CharityMaster will only run on Windows laptops and desktops. If one or more members of your team uses a Mac computer, consider our hosting alternative. Click HERE for more information on hosting.

  • Windows 8.1 or a newer version of Windows. (It will run on older versions of Windows but we cannot provide support for such installations.)
  • Microsoft Word 2003 (32 bit version) or later on each user’s machine.
  • Minimum screen resolution: 1920x 1080
  • To send individual e-mails:
    • MS Office Outlook or
    • any MAPI enabled email client (e.g. Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird) or
    • any web based e-mail service such as G-Mail or Yahoo mail.
    • access to your internet service provider’s, SMTP server.
  • For mass e-mails, CharityMaster uses either its built-in email function or Microsoft Outlook (desktop client). You can also export e-mail lists to mail services such as Constant Contact.
  • You can export many reports to an Excel compatible file. Microsoft Excel is required to read and edit these files.
  • The QuickBooks interface requires QuickBooks Pro or Premier – 2008 or later.
  • Multi-user configuration requires data to be stored on a shared server or in a shared directory on one workstation.

Please note that communicating with the database over a wireless local area network is not supported due to the possibility of corruption of the database.