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ATX System Requirements

Whether you are an individual tax preparer or a small firm, you will need a professional solution that standardizes, automates, and streamlines tax processes and workflows. ATX Tax Preparation Software is a complete, easy-to-use tax software designed to meet the requirements of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and small firms. It provides you features to protect, manage, and grow your business. To install and use ATX on a local machine or a server, a certain set of software and hardware will be required. We will discuss the same in this article.

ATX Tax Software System Requirements for Workstations

ATX Tax Software can be run on a system that fulfills its minimum system requirements. However, for the best performance, a different configuration is recommended. Here are the lists that illustrate the hardware and software components required for setting up the software and obtaining the best results on a workstation.

Minimum System Requirements

ATX Tax Software will install and run with this configuration but some users might find its performance is not meeting their requirements.

  • Operating System: Windows 8.1 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or Intel Core i3 or an equivalent processor
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 3 GB
  • Display Resolution: 1024×768
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge

Recommended System Requirements

With this configuration, ATX Tax Software will deliver optimum performance, especially for users who file complex returns or prepare a large number of returns.

  • Operating System: Windows 10 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 or faster
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 10 GB SSD
  • Display Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge

ATX Tax Software System Requirements for On-Premises Servers

If you want to install ATX Tax Software on an on-premises server, your server will need software and hardware as specified below.

Minimum System Requirements

ATX Tax Software will install and run correctly on a server with the specification given below, but users might find that the performance is compromised when on a network with multiple users.

  • Operating System: Windows 8.1
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or equivalent
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 10 GB

Recommended System Requirements

This configuration is recommended for optimum performance from ATX in a networked environment where multiple users share the workspace concurrently.

  • Operating System: Windows Server 2016
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 or higher
  • RAM: 16 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 16 GB SSD

Why Host ATX in the Cloud Instead of the On-Premises Infrastructure?

Meeting the software and hardware requirements can help you get your software up and running, but it will have limited functionality. Implementing a cloud server, on the other hand, can add multiple capabilities to your software. Cloud hosting enables you to access your software from anywhere, collaborate with your team from remote locations, update files simultaneously, and obtain excellent performance on all your devices. When ATX is hosted in the cloud, you can efficiently prepare taxes on your smartphone, tablet, or low configuration computer.

Apps4Rent Can Host Your Tax Software on Virtual Desktops

High-performance cloud resources combined with advanced technology can provide ATX a more convenient environment to deliver unmatched performance. With Apps4Rent ATX cloud hosting solution, businesses can take advantage of secure and reliable cloud desktops at an affordable price, allowing you to securely access ATX software on all devices, including the ones with a low configuration. We also offer Citrix Virtual Desktops that use HDX technology for superior performance. As a Tier 1 Microsoft CSP, we can also provide you Windows Virtual Desktops (WVD). Contact our hosting experts, available 24/7 via phone, chat, and email, for cloud desktop services and hosting plan inquiries.

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