System Requirements

Recommended Requirements

Want to take advantage of all that TaxCycle and DoxCycle have to offer? We recommend a system configuration like this one (scroll down for minimum requirements).

 

TaxCycle

DoxCycle

Operating System Windows 10, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows Server 2016, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 (64-bit edition), 64-bit 
Windows 10, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows Server 2016, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 (64-bit edition), 64-bit
Supporting Technology Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or higher
Microsoft Visual 2013 C++ run-time
Microsoft Visual 2015 C++ run-time
The setup program checks for, and if necessary, automatically downloads and installs these items.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or higher
Microsoft Visual 2013 C++ run-time
Microsoft Visual 2015 C++ run-time
The setup program checks for, and if necessary, automatically downloads and installs these items.
Processor 2 GHz multi-core CPU or faster 2 GHz multi-core CPU or faster
Memory (RAM) 4 GB or higher 4 GB or higher
Display Resolution 1366 by 768, or higher 1366 by 768, or higher
Hard Drive Space 590 MB total. (225 MB for setup program, 365 MB once installed)The Client Manager includes a database that will grow in size as you prepare returns.
1.6 GB total. (185 MB for setup program, 265 MB once installed, and approximately 500 MB free space for caching and processing incoming documents.)
Internet Connection Required to activate TaxCycle, receive software updates, electronically file, send us feedback, and view product news. Required to activate DoxCycle, accurately identify documents, receive software updates, send us feedback, and view product news. 
Installation The setup program checks for, and if necessary, automatically downloads and installs the following: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2, Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 run-time, Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 run-time. The setup program checks for, and if necessary, automatically downloads and installs the following: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2, Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 run-time, Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 run-time.
Scanner n/a TWAIN compliant scanner. Find out more about choosing a scanner. Non-TWAIN scanners—such as Fujitsu ScanSnap—are supported via an alternate workflow.
Scanning Settings n/a 300 DPI resolution
Black and white
Background fill off
Camera n/a WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) devices (cameras, phones) are supported but may result in limited functionality.
PDF Software n/a None. DoxCycle does not require any other third-party PDF software (such as Adobe Acrobat).

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Still running an older system? We test that our products still work on the configuration below.

 

TaxCycle

DoxCycle

Operating System Windows 10, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows 8/8.1, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows 7 SP1, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows Server 2016, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 (64-bit edition), 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 SP2, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows 10, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows 8/8.1, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows 7 SP1, 32-bit or 64-bit
Windows Server 2016, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2, 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 (64-bit edition), 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, 64-bit
Windows Server 2008 SP2, 32-bit or 64-bit
Supporting Technology  Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or higher
Microsoft Visual 2013 C++ run-time
Microsoft Visual 2015 C++ run-time
The setup program checks for, and if necessary, automatically downloads and installs these items. 
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6 or higher
Microsoft Visual 2013 C++ run-time
Microsoft Visual 2015 C++ run-time
The setup program checks for, and if necessary, automatically downloads and installs these items. 
Processor 1 GHz single-core CPU 1 GHz single-core CPU
Memory (RAM) 2 GB 2 GB
Display Resolution 1024 by 768 1024 by 768
Hard Drive Space 590 MB total. (225 MB for setup program, 365 MB once installed)The Client Manager includes a database that will grow in size as you prepare returns. 1.6 GB total. (185 MB for setup program, 265 MB once installed, and approximately 500 MB free space for caching and processing incoming documents.)
Internet Connection Required to activate TaxCycle, receive software updates, electronically file, send us feedback, and view product news. Required to activate DoxCycle, accurately identify documents, receive software updates, send us feedback, and view product news.
Installation The setup program checks for, and if necessary, automatically downloads and installs the following: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2, Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 run-time, Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 run-time. The setup program checks for, and if necessary, automatically downloads and installs the following: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2, Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 run-time, Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 run-time .
Scanner n/a TWAIN compliant scanner. Find out more about choosing a scanner. Non-TWAIN scanners—such as Fujitsu ScanSnap—are supported via an alternate workflow.
Scanning Settings n/a 300 DPI resolution
Black and white
Background fill off
Camera n/a WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) devices (cameras, phones) are supported but may result in limited functionality.
PDF Software n/a None. DoxCycle does not require any other third-party PDF software (such as Adobe Acrobat).