News on an MYOB classic

Important announcement about our
AccountRight Classic (v19) software

As of 30th September 2019, MYOB will no longer provide features, patches, compliance updates or product support for AccountRight Classic (sometimes known as v19).

After this date anyone with a perpetual licence will still be able to access their file, but you will no longer have updates to your software. This means no new feature updates and no new compliance updates.

We will also no longer provide updates to ensure AccountRight works on new
Windows operating systems.

Working towards the future. Today.

When we developed this product, business was done differently to now. The books had to be worked on in the office, data entry was done by hand and getting that information to your trusted advisor required multiple drives, file versions and a booked face-to-face meeting.

Today’s business is all about working whenever, wherever.

Now collaboration can be done from anywhere. Tech speeds up data entry. As the needs of our clients and industry have changed, we’ve had to change the way we develop software as well.
We are committed to delivering solutions that provide users with:

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The greatest value

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Improved business outcomes

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Better connections with trusted advisors

We believe this to be the most effective path forward.

Hundreds of thousands of businesses are already enjoying the benefits of working both offline and online with the latest AccountRight to get the job done (offline access is a key feature after all).

Over the next 12 months we’ll be contacting you to help find a solution for your
AccountRight Classic customers.

How can you work with clients on this?

Check out our full Partner Toolkit below to help you work through this transition!

Key date to remember

30 September 2019

We’ll stop product support for our
AccountRight Classic platform.

Watch the recording of the Live Q&A with Dale, Simon & Blake

The next steps

The impact of this decision on some of your clients isn’t lost on us – please see below for more information:

My client is using AccountRight Classic

If they have an MYOB subscription they’ll automatically have access to the new AccountRight. Give me the upgrade instructions.

If not, it’s a good idea to upgrade your client now to receive all the benefits of online accounting (including compliance updates).

My client is using AccountRight V19 with multi-currency

We’re in the process of developing a new and improved multi-currency solution in the latest version of AccountRight so that your client can upgrade as soon as possible. Some features of multi-currency are available in 2018.3 and additional components will be incorporated into all AccountRight release through to May 2019.

Register interest here for the Multi-currency beta to ensure we can notify you once your clients are eligible to migrate and enjoy all the additional benefits of being online.

My client is using AccountRight V19 with multi-location

We’re in the process of developing a multi-location solution in the latest version of AccountRight so that you can upgrade as soon as possible. It will be ready in advance of the September 2019 deadline.

My client is using AccountRight V19 with negative inventory

Negative inventory is not currently supported in AccountRight 2018. If your clients require this feature, please connect with your partner manager who will be able to assist.

My client is using AccountRight V19 with add-ons

Most of our developer partners who have built integrations for v19 have in the past 5 years also developed integrations to AccountRight 2018. We recommend you contact your developer and ask about their integration support for AccountRight 2018. If you are unable to use your existing add-on with AccountRight 2018, we recommend checking out our directory of over 300 add-ons by visiting myob.com/addons.

Developers

We will be ending support of ODBC from September 2018. This means there will be no more technical integration support for new ODBC developments from September 2018. We recommend developers use Stack Overflow for future peer support with MYOB ODBC.

We will cease issuance of new ODBC licenses and keys from September 2018. This means that no new ODBC Keys will be issued, however any existing ODBC key will continue to work. OEM issued ODBC Keys will still be able to activate ODBC licences for clients. All other activations will cease.

We will cease activation of all ODBC licences and keys from August 2019 in alignment with the cease of support for AccountRight v19.

For more information on this please visit developer.myob.com

Toolkit

Partner Toolkit

AccountRight Classic Information

AccountRight Classic FAQ's

What AccountRight version in my client on?

AccountRight Classic Next Steps Fact Sheet

Upgrade Materials

Upgrade Checklist for Partners

Upgrade Training

Upgrade Training Link Library

Upgrade Community Support

Case Studies

Transitioning to Essentials

Essentials in Practice

Other Support Materials

Co-Branded Marketing Material

Safety in the Cloud

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