On the Drivers tab you can see the list of print drivers.
- Check Show all to show drivers for all Windows and macOS editions.
- Click System, Print driver, or click and Change print driver
- Click and Lock selection of print driver or Automatic selection of print driver
- Click Add a new configuration to add a new print driver configuration.
Update print queue on computers
Distribute print queue configuration
Print drivers page
- Search for print driver.
Uppercase and lowercase letters are treated the same.
- Check Show only uploaded print drivers to list print drivers that has been uploaded and added to your Printix driver store.
- If the print driver is uploaded the date and time of the upload is shown below the print driver name.
- Click Filters to filter by Latest version and Language.
- Click and Modify to select the Language the print driver is using (Example: Español) and write an optional Comment. Unknown language is shown if the language has not been confirmed. Universal print drivers often support Multiple languages. Print drivers in the Printix driver store that were published before this functionality was introduced (May 2017) may be shown as Unknown language, but in most cases the driver will be in English.
- Click Load more at the bottom of the page to see more drivers.
- Click Refresh to refresh the list.
- Check the print driver to select it.
- If the printer does not support the print driver’s output, then either nothing comes out when you print, or you will get pages with lots of weird looking characters.
- If you do not see a print driver listed for a specific model, check to see if it is included as part of a series of printers. For example, a printer with the model number 603 might use the print driver for the “600” or “600 Series.”
- If there are multiple matching print drivers and their name includes for example PCL 6 or PostScript, then cross-check with the printer’s supported formats (page description language) listed on the page, for example: POSTSCRIPT, PCLXL (same as PCL 6), …
- Host-based printers (typically cheaper printers) has built-in support for Windows Graphical Device Interface (GDI) and rely on the Windows computer to rasterize the pages into dots (bitmaps).
- Click Change print driver. The print driver selection will be locked
- Optionally print a test page to make sure the print driver works properly with the printer.
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