Technical Specifications
Acquaint CRM is a comprehensive, intuitive, user friendly, and configurable software application, its scalable deployment caters for all sizes of property businesses from single user to a multi user, multi branch or franchise network. Constantly updated free of charge, it has been developed using the latest Microsoft .NET technologies to maximise usability and to future proof your investment.

As a general rule of thumb, if your PC is less than 5 years old there should be no problem installing and running Acquaint, however please see below for a full technical specification.

Cloud hosting of data is also available, if you are not sure what is best for your business please call to discuss.

Hardware & System Requirements

  • » Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
  • » 32 or 64 Bit Editions Supported
  • » 1GB RAM for XP, 4GB recommend for others
  • » 250Mb of free space for program installation
  • » Network connectivity
  • » Broadband required for Portal Uploading
  • » Microsoft Word (Verison 2000 upwards) for the production of letters and brochures


Note that for small Networks the server can be a Desktop Client instead of a dedicated Windows Server.
  • » Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012
  • » 32 or 64 Bit Editions Supported
  • » 4GB RAM
  • » 250Mb of free space for program installation
  • » Network connectivity
  • » Broadband required for Portal Uploading
  • » Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008/2012/2014 (Please note Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express is included free of charge with Acquaint)


Note that for small Networks the server can be a Desktop Client instead of a dedicated Windows Server.
Instead of using a local server, your Acquaint data can be stored in a secure off-site Data Centre. This can be the best option for either small businesses with no fixed location i.e. all staff are remote workers with laptops, or large businesses with multiple branches. Please call for details.
As an estimate we would suggest:

  • » Allowing 10MB per 1000 applicant records
  • » 1MB per vendor/landlord/tenant (to cover storing of documents etc)
  • » 20MB per property (to cover images, floorplans, brochures etc)
Acquaint requires a Microsoft Windows Operating System to run. It is possible to run Acquaint on an Apple Mac by installing either a dual boot system such as Parallels or by running a Virtual Machine. In either case you will need acquire and install this additional software yourself including the purchase of a Windows OS licence.