Getting Started

Welcome to Accordance!

This page is especially for Newbies. If you would like some tips on the most cost-effective way to get started with Accordance, see our How to Buy page.

If you have taken the plunge, and need some help getting into the software, we have a wealth of resources for you.


If you have never seen Accordance in action, do watch our promotional videos to get a glimpse of the power it will put at your fingertips.


Feature Tour

Check out this overview of the major features of Accordance 12, each illustrated with a video clip.




These 10-20 minute videos illustrate many aspects of Accordance. There are well over 100, listed chronologically, so it's best to follow the suggested sequence or look for one on a particular topic. Then you can subscribe to the series to stay up to date.

To kick-off we recommend:



Training Manual

Accordance 11 Training Manual: The updated and fully illustrated training manual for Accordance seminars is now a free PDF, but we plan soon to add it to the Starter Collection as a module illustrated with embedded videos.



Sign up for a free live on-line class to learn about an aspect of Accordance and interact with the presenter. The sessions for beginners are especially popular. Some of the best sessions are archived and available for viewing at your convenience.



Help Files

Our comprehensive, award-winning Help files are included in your Accordance package and accessed from the Help menu, and the Help button on many windows.


Of course, you are welcome to browse the Forums and ask your questions there, and to subscribe to our Blog for all the latest news and tips.