2020 Update


******Crystal Reports for AccPac Users ONLY

Crystal Reports for Clients Running Accpac on the same computer as @EASE

Please Note:  If you are running Accpac accounting software you will need to follow these instructions:

1.  Install SAP Crystal Reports run time engine for .NET Framework (32-bit) Version

32Bit Version is available at  https://www.tektutorialshub.com/download-crystal-reports-for-visual-studio/
32Bit and 64 bit version can coexist on same machine.

2.  Download the Zip file containing Ease.exe.config. Unzip the file and place it in Program Files(x86)\Ease or Ease2008  Download


Crystal Reports for Clients NOT running Accpac on the same computer as @EASE

If you are currently running @EASE V3.5 you may not need to update your Crystal Reports. Please check to ensure you have CRRuntime_32bit_13_0_17.msi installed.


For those who have not updated please download and run Crystal Reports as it is required for this update.  

Crystal Download

For charities 


** Please Note: if you are installing this version of Crystal you may need to confirm your margin settings.

Receipt Margin check for all Users running Crystal Reports


The Receipt Margin describes how to test your receipt margins (this applies to pre-printed receipts only). Your IT support person may be required if you do not have rights to make changes to your Ease or Ease2008 folder found under Program Files x86 or Program Files. 

 *** When testing the receipt margins, you must close @EASE and re-open it should change be made as it is at this time the program reads the margin settings.

Program Update V3.5.2020.1220 includes a Database Update to V409.

Please Note:  The Program Update Patch must be run on all workstations with @EASE.  

The Patch can be downloaded to the EaseResources\EaseProgramUpdates folder and run from each workstation which shared access to this folder.


Very Important:

The database update is only required to be run once only.

The database update must be run from one of the workstations which has been updated with the current patch.

Save the downloaded EaseUpdate file to the folder the Ease program instructions are housed either 

Program Files\Ease2008  or Program Filesx86\Ease.



When running the updates on some systems right click on the patch or database update and select Run as Administrator when running the update files.

Update Files for Download

Program Patch      Download   December V2020.1220    Has the Constant Contact Fix

                                                                                           Reflects a unique list of member until 

*** For clients with databases which have not yet been updated to V408, this must be run before the EaseUpdate409.exe due to the password change on Ease.mdb.

Database Update  Download   Database Update V408

Database Update  Download   Database Update V409

Copy of the update files 2020.1125 Download

New Features

The current New Features document can be found in the @EASE New Features Tutorials


Keeping all staff up to date with new features is the responsibility of the charity.


Review the new Analytical Reports found in @EASE Tutorials

Please Note: This update requires a New Compactdatabase utility.

                       This utility is NOT REQUIRED for clients on Azure.

For Access Databases Only:  You should all be running CompactDatabase2019 on a regular basis.


This utility can be scheduled to run weekly in the early morning hours when there is no one is logged into the program. It resides in the same folder as the database. If you have the database on a server, you will need to install the VB utility included below on your server.

The download file is a Zip format containing the.EXE and CONFIG files. Both files need to reside in the folder with the Ease.MDB file.

Download VB Utility

Download Compactdatabase2019

This should be scheduled to run weekly. For organizations with a high volume of entry, run this utility nightly at a time when there are no users logged in.


SCREEN Modifications:


*** For Screen settings DPI settings needs to be Smallest. Use Resolution to make your view larger. ***