The Lacerte Software Developer's Kit (SDK) is available for 3rd party software vendors and customers who write custom code or use database queries with their Lacerte program. The Lacerte SDK provides methods to access database fields in various ways and requires knowledge of software programming and database access. For more documentation and installation instructions, refer to the developer's portal.
Request a Lacerte developer license
If you're a software developer who needs a license to access the program, you can request a license here.
Support for SDK
Support for the Lacerte SDK isn't provided through our normal support channels. If you'd like additional assistance, refer to the information in the developer's portal.
Lacerte GL Bridge Software Developer's Kit
This manual is for general ledger program developers who want to create transfer files that are compatible with the file format of the Lacerte GL Bridge program. It provides all the information you need to create transfer files that can be read by the GL Bridge program, and includes the file structures and field parameters required for creating successful transfer files.
- Refer to the Lacerte Bridge Software Developer's Kit for more information.
- Lacerte Technical Support won't be able to assist with questions or issues.
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