Sage Pastel Xpress Start-Up

Pastel Xpress Start Up Box


Price: R1,199.00

Pastel Xpress’ automation of common business processes makes the product easy to learn and easy to use. As your business grows upgrade and access greater functionality at the click of a button without having to transfer data.

Pastel Accounting Version 12

Pastel Xpress Start-up Version 12 complies with the SARS requirement for issuing electronic documents, including the required 128 bit PDF encryption.

  • Ideal for small businesses or an uncomplicated accounting environment
  • General Ledger, 30 cashbooks, invoicing, quotations, inventory, suppliers, sales and purchase orders
  • Graphic reporting facility to display business-critical information in a graphical format
  • Quick and easy to set up
  • Single user, Single company
  • Compatible with Microsoft® Windows, XP, Vista, 7 and 8
  • Pastel Xpress Start-Up Version 12 carries 30 days free support. For continued telephonic support, updates, upgrades and exclusive offers, purchase Pastel Support on an annual basis. Call us on +27 83 613 0532 to activate this benefit.

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FROM R 1,199

Pastel Xpress is an intuitive and user friendly accounting solution that lets you manage your numbers with ease and confidence. As South Africa’s leading developer of accounting software for over 16 years, Pastel understands the needs of your business environment and you can be sure your business complies with South Africa’s exacting accounting standards.

Simplicity, combined with rich functionality, gives you the ability to effectively manage your money and your business. After all, accounting isn’t only about getting the numbers right, it’s also about what you are able to do with those numbers. Let Pastel take your business BEYOND ACCOUNTING.

Pastel Xpress  Feature Information

Compliant with SA Legislation

Pastel Xpress, and the new Pastel Approved Stationery range, automatically caters for the customer VAT number field required by SARS (South African Revenue Services) with effect from March 2005.

The System Navigator

Finding your way around Pastel has never been easier. The highly intuitive and graphical System Navigator allows you to perform common tasks quickly using simple icons representative of everyday tasks.

Setup Assistant

Use Pastel’s Setup Assistant to create a company in minutes. Answer a few simple questions, select from one of Pastel’s fully customisable templates, then tailor them to your business on-the-fly. Some of the customisable templates Pastel has to offer are:

Service • Retail • Body Corporate • Construction • Garage / Service Station • Farming • Hotel • Non Profit Organisation • Real Estate Agent • Food and Beverage • Church Accounts • Club Accounts • Professional Services • Medical Practitioners • School Accounts


Pastel’s flexible customer account setup allows you to configure parameters per customer. For example you can set individual trading and settlement terms, select the e-mail and/ or print option for invoices and statements. Create as many customers as you need – Pastel’s high performance database won’t slow you down as your customer base grows.


Pastel allows you to enter invoices in a logical and intuitive manner. Save time, ensure accuracy and control back orders by linking quotations and sales orders.

Age Analysis

Pastel’s Age Analysis provides you with crucial information about your customers and suppliers. It lets you see outstanding balances by ageing period and assists you in prioritising collection of overdue amounts.

Inventory Items

Pastel can track your inventory in as much detail as necessary. You can create product or service items, establish minimum and maximum stock levels and much more.

PDF Printing and E-mailing

This standard feature allows e-mailing of documents such as statements, invoices, orders and quotations in PDF and HTML format. Each document layout has a corresponding PDF layout. The e-mail screen allows you to cc and bcc recipients and contacts from Outlook. Seamless integration of these elements makes communicating with your clients and suppliers easy. The body text limit for e-mails has increased and additional files can now be attached.

Graphic Report Facility

Keep your finger on the pulse of your business by using Pastel’s graphic reporting feature to display business-critical information in a graphical format. For example, you can now view trends in customer sales, inventory movement, expense allocation and more. Pastel’s Financial Ratios allow you to analyse the key areas of your business at the click of a button.

Forms Designer

The Forms Designer interface makes it easy to customise stationery layouts of documents such as invoices, quotes, orders and labels. And you can customise forms for the PDF documents that you e-mail.

Microsoft® Office Integration

Pastel enables you to integrate your general ledger, customer, and supplier data with Microsoft® Office* and allows you to export customer and supplier contact information into Outlook. The new ‘Create Letters’ and ‘Labels Assistant’ allows users to easily set up mail merge documents and labels through Microsoft Word. The assistant automatically creates the required data sources and links for mail merges.

* Microsoft® Office 2000 and up.

  • Free delivery in Gauteng
  • Works with Microsoft XP, Vista, 7, 8
  • No compulsory license fees
  • Easy to use
Business Environment Startup / Small business
Database Manager Pervasive
Number of users (on network) 1
Number of companies 1
Number of financial years 2 – (5 years worth of transactions are stored, but only 2 years are available for processing and for standard reports, available through the View menu)
Support Telephonic or email: 30 days free OR optional 1 year Business Care Contract
User defined fields Yes
General ledger Yes
Cash Books 30
Projects Yes
Report Writer No
Serial Number Tracking No
Stationery Customisation Yes
Basic Functions
Customers Yes
Quotations Yes
Invoices Yes
Suppliers Yes
Purchase orders Yes
Inventory Yes
Recurring Invoicing No
Stock Taking No
Add-On Modules
Multi-Currency No
Bank Manager Yes (add-on)
Business Intelligence Centre No
Payroll Yes (Stand alone add-on)
Bill of Materials No
Receipting No
Time & Billing No
Point of Sale No
Debtors Manager No
Multi-Warehouse/Store No
Fixed Assets Yes (Stand alone add-on)

Hardware Single User
Minimum Pentium IV
Recommended Pentium IV 2GHz or Higher
Operating System
Minimum Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Minimum 512MB
Recommended 1GB or Higher
Screen Resolution
Minimum 1024 x 768
Requirements for all Users: DVD-Rom

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