Blackbaud Financial Edge NXT

System Requirements

System requirements are subject to change. Please ensure you have the latest information before making any purchase decisions. If you are running any other Blackbaud products, please refer to the System Requirements for those products separately.

Last updated: Dec 1, 2022

Standalone/workstation supported versions


For guidance on compatible browsers, see the Supported Browsers page.

Note: The browser must accept cookies and have javascript enabled in order to best display Financial Edge NXT.


Minimum screen resolution 1024x768.

Microsoft Office products

Microsoft Excel add-ins for Financial Edge NXT are applications built by Blackbaud and available in Microsoft's Office Store. These add-ins only work with Microsoft Office 2016 or higher. You can choose to use the Excel add-in from Microsoft Office 365, or from your desktop version that utilizes a Financial Edge NXT compatible browser.

Database view requirements

Processor (CPU)

    1.7 GHz Intel Pentium IV equivalent or faster.

    Memory (RAM)

    1 GB minimum.

    Hard disk

    1 GB minimum for program and system files; plus 500 MB free disk space for processing activities.

    Compatibility information

    3rd-party products

    While you cannot access certain third-party products from Financial Edge NXT, you can access them through the database view.


    PaperSave system requirements

    Accounting forms/Blackbaud forms

    Blackbaud Forms provides computer forms (such as checks, statements, and purchase orders) and envelopes specifically designed for use with The Financial Edge. Blackbaud forms are guaranteed to align correctly and can be customized to your organization’s specifications, using your logo, special inks, and print styles. Pre-printed forms from other suppliers are not guaranteed to align properly and are not supported by Blackbaud. For more information, visit