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Using Direct Print Function

Direct Print allows you to directly print a PDF or TIFF file without starting an application.

You can preset the job settings and reduce the burden of making print settings.

Direct Print can be downloaded from the following URL.


  • Direct Print is supported on each edition (including 64 bit version) of Windows Vista (SP 2 or later) / Windows 7 (SP 1 or later) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10.

  • The file types available for Direct Print are PS, PDF, TIFF, PPML, PCL (including Text), and EPS.

• Benefits

  • The Direct Print function can provide the following benefits.

  • Printing is executed simply by creating a hot folder and copying a file to it.

    A file can be printed just by dragging and dropping it on the desktop icon (a shortcut of job setting).

    Printing can be started easily by right-clicking the file and selecting the printer (this machine) and job setting.

Direct Print: Printing a File by Copying to the Hot Folder

Direct Print: Printing by Dragging and Dropping to the Desktop Icon

Direct Print: Printing with Right-click Menu of the File