CAB printer drivers

Supported printers

  • CAB A2 Gemini
  • Bidirectional CAB A2+ 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A2+ 300DPI K
  • Bidirectional CAB A2+ 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A3 203DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A3 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A3-2 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4.3+ 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4.3+ 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+ 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+ 200DPI K
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+ 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+ 300DPI K
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+ 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+ 600DPI K
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+M 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+M 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A6
  • Bidirectional CAB A6+ 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A6+ 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A8
  • Bidirectional CAB A8 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A8+ 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 1 200
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 1 300RS
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 2 300
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 2 300R
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 3 200
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 3 200R
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 3 300
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 3 300R
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 4 200
  • Bidirectional CAB Apollo 4 300
  • CAB Calypso 100
  • CAB Calypso 200
  • CAB Calypso 300
  • CAB E2 200
  • CAB E2 300
  • CAB E4 200DPI
  • CAB E4 300DPI
  • CAB Gemini 2
  • CAB Gemini T
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A2/L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A2/L 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A2/R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A2/R 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A4/L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A4/L 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A4/R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A4/R 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A5/L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A5/L 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A5/R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes A5/R 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB M4 203DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB M4 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB MACH 4 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB MACH 4 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB MACH 4 300DPI K
  • Bidirectional CAB MACH 4 600DPI
  • CAB MAX 204
  • CAB MAX 206
  • CAB MAX 306
  • CAB MAX 308
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4/L 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4/L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4/L 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4/R 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4/R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4/R 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX6/L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX6/R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB XD4L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB XD4M 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+T 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB A4+T 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB EOS1/200
  • Bidirectional CAB EOS1/300
  • Bidirectional CAB EOS2/200
  • Bidirectional CAB EOS2/300
  • Bidirectional CAB EOS4/200
  • Bidirectional CAB EOS4/300
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes C 6L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 2L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 2L 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 2R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 2R 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4.3L 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4.3L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4.3R 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4.3R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4L 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4L 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4R 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 4R 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 6L 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 6L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 6R 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB Hermes+ 6R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB MACH 4.3S 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB MACH 4.3S 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB MACH 4S 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB MACH 4S 600DPI
  • CAB MACH1 200DPI
  • CAB MACH1 300DPI
  • CAB MACH2 200DPI
  • CAB MACH2 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4.3/L 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4.3/L 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4.3/R 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX4.3/R 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX6/L 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB PX6/R 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 2 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 2 300DPI P
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 2 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 2 600DPI P
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 300DPI M
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 300DPI MP
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 300DPI MT
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 300DPI P
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 300DPI R
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 600DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 600DPI M
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 600DPI MP
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 600DPI MT
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 600DPI P
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4 600DPI R
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 200DPI M
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 200DPI MP
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 200DPI MT
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 200DPI P
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 200DPI R
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 300DPI M
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 300DPI MP
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 300DPI MT
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 300DPI P
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 4.3 300DPI R
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 6.3 200DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 6.3 200DPI P
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 6.3 300DPI
  • Bidirectional CAB SQUIX 6.3 300DPI P
  • Bidirectional CAB XC4/300
  • Bidirectional CAB XC6/300
  • Bidirectional CAB XD4T 300DPI
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Bidirectional The printer model supports bidirectional communication. NiceLabel driver can obtain the feedback of the printer status. The status can be reported to and displayed in NiceLabel software.
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Latest version:
Date changed:
5.2.00
August 29, 2017
NiceLabel drivers are tested and work on: Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
Old operating system: NiceLabel printer drivers are no longer tested on Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.
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Release notes

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Release version Release description
Ver.: 5.2.00.6834 New CAB SQUIX 4.3, SQUIX 6.3, SQUIX 2 and MACH4 printers are released.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6673 MACH1 200DPI, MACH1 300DPI, MACH2 200DPI and MACH2 300DPI printers are added into NiceLabel printer driver distribution.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6546 CAB SQUIX printers are added into CAB NiceLabel driver distribution.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6511 Fixed spooler crash when printing from NiceLabel 2017 to a printer using Advanced TCP/IP port.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6479 CAB printer supports also rectangular Datamatrix code.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6468 Additional RTC format (DD) is supported on CAB printers.
Ver.: 5.1.15.6474 Port monitor crashed print spooler on the second print when using Advanced TCP/IP. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 5.1.15.6363 Additional offset value between first and second printhead is send as 0 if there is no offset. In this case previous settings are overwritten.
Ver.: 5.1.15.6308 Three new CAB printer models are supported in NiceLabel driver: Hermes+ 2L 300DPI, Hermes+ 2R 300DPI, XD4T 300DPI.
Ver.: 5.1.14.6285 Unique graphic name (when storing label layout to printer) does not include space character anymore.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6232 Fixed issue with DNS IP resolution not working when printer network name is longer then 25 characters.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6223 Enabled "Legacy label size" option to allow sending page and offset sizes in mm exactly as entered without any conversions.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6196 DD.MM.YY and DD.MM.YYYY (without space before year) are new printer RTC formats on DPL printers.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6139 Print speed settings were updated for CAB printers MACH 4/600, Hermes+ 4L/200 and Hermes+ 4R/200.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6139 Added support for new printer model CAB Hermes C 6L 300DPI.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6136 Fixed issue with exported labels not loading graphics correctly.
Ver.: 5.1.11.5971

Fixed About dialog issue with garbage after name for printers with name >= 32 chars.

Ver.: 5.1.11.5952 New RTC date formats supported (MM - 2 digits for Month, YY - 2 digits for Year, YYYY - 4 digits for Year, JJJ - 3 digits for day of year, MM.YYYY - 2 digits for Month and 4 digits forYear, YYJJJ - 2 digits for Year and 3 digits for day of year).
Ver.: 5.1.11.5948 New RTC date formats supported (MM.YYYY - 2 digit for Month and 4 digits for Year, YJJJ - 1 digit for Year and 3 digits for Day of Year  ).
Ver.: 5.1.11.5791 Fixed NiceLabel crash when changing the printer on Label Setup>Printer dialog and then disabling "Use advanced printer driver interface".
Ver.: 5.1.10.5692 When updating drivers which have already defined their own stocks, barcode fonts or command fonts, PrnInst application failed with message box "List index out of bounds". This is fixed now.
Ver.: 5.1.09.5549 Installer ends if user choose "don't install..." option in Windows warning dialog.
Ver.: 5.1.08.5621 Printers with CAB programming language support additional RTC format YYMMDD.
Ver.: 5.1.08.5063 Fixed issue where editing a stock causes an error message.
Ver.: 5.1.07.5277 Changed texts in about dialogue to better fit in assigned areas.
Ver.: 5.1.07.5271 Removed graphic cutting as part is graphic optimization.
Ver.: 5.1.07.5195 Top of form adjustment maximum value changed from 9.9mm to 99mm.
Enabled image optimization by default for XC printer models.



 
Ver.: 5.1.07.5176 Fixed missing comma between tear off and label backfeed commands
Fixed issue with driver putting "out of memory" text in stream.
Ver.: 5.1.07.4926 Printer Install Wizard supports silent installation of Port Monitor modules.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4985 CAB A4+T 300dpi and CAB A4+T 600dpi printers are added into CAB NiceLabel driver distribution.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4897 Downloaded TTF, Vector fonts (Swiss, Monospace) on CAB language printers have now correct position on the label. Before the correction text was positioned to the bottom line instead to the base line of text field.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4818 New languages supported are: Danish, Hebrew, Slovak and Portuguese (Brazil). Portuguese language is removed.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4818 CAB vector fonts (Swiss 721, Monospace 821) support font scaling.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4815 Language monitor will now retry sending data to printer 3 times before reporting an error to spooler.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4800

PrnInst utility quits driver installation if user doesn't trust the publisher.

Ver.: 5.1.05.4788 Driver settings are now correctly updated after being imported.
Ver.: 5.1.05.4644 CAB printers support now also third variant of Export to printer function from labeling software.
Besides "Store to Printer" and "Store to File" options, now also "Store to printer (Unlimited print)" is available. Recall of this format will print unlimited quantity of labels.
Ver.: 5.1.04.5100 PrnInst didn't not work on folders with long path name. Current version support paths up to 260 (MAX_PATH) characters.
Ver.: 5.1.03.4633 Help file was updated with a note that some applications can lock the driver and prevent it from being updated by a new version.
Ver.: 5.1.02.4486

When printing large print jobs with many pages, after some time all graphics ware missing due to memory full. The driver is optimized now, so variable graphic elements use the same ID on every next page.
This is true for faster "store graphic" printing type that is selected on driver's advanced setup dialog. If "direct print" is used there is no problem, but printing is slower.

Ver.: 5.1.02.4472

On Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 users were not able to change language settings. Now they can change language settings if they have administrative rights.

Ver.: 5.1.02.4378 Microsoft Access was reporting wrong paper names when custom stocks are defined in driver. Now it works OK.
Ver.: 5.1.02.4371

After leaving an edit field the values in it are now correctly checked according to their specified minimum/maximum values and displayed in correct format for the selected measurement unit.

Ver.: 5.1.01 4402 Add a line stating the requirements needed for asian fonts to be printed correctly by the driver.
Ver.: 5.1.01.4360

Prevent occasional labeling software crash when loading labels created with NiceLabel drivers older than version 4.6.16.

Ver.: 5.1.00.4354 Cutter functionality corrected for printing from Windows applications and cutter set to cut every n labels.
Ver.: 5.1.00.4326
Fixed issue where Cancel before print could not be set back to "No".
Ver.: 5.1.00.4306 Solved problem with multi-thread printing (sometimes the stream is not correct).
Ver.: 5.0.03.4192 QR barcode is supported on DPL printers.
Prefix and suffix enabled for counters.
Ver.: 5.0.03.4183 Date offset is now supported on RTC for DPL printers. Offset is set in days.
The limitation is one RTC variable with offset on the label.
Offset does not work with time variable because of printer firmware limitation.
Ver.: 5.0.02.4116

Fixed issue with labels after the first one having incorrect date/time data when using internal date/time.

Ver.: 5.0.02.4105

Datamatrix barcode is no longer printed too small on 300 dpi models

Ver.: 5.0.00.4197 Driver help for barcode font "y dimension" updated.
Ver.: 5.0.00.3976

Added vertical graphic optimization to allow ribbon saver to work on color printers.

Ver.: 5.0.00.3897

All the drivers are now digitaly signed to allow installation on Windows 8.

Ver.: 5.0.00

Update solves problems when printing color images with transparent color from Windows applications (for instance PNG image with transparent color).
We tested several Word applications, but the problem was observed only with Word 2007 (with all updates installed). The symptom is that images were converted in one color and that colors were not converted correctly (usually all colors were converted to one color - black).

Ver.: 4.6.78.3865

ASCII characters under 32 needs special handling on CAB printers. Before this change printer goes into error state in case of using such characters for data (CR/LF is the most common). This is fixed now.

Ver.: 4.6.78.3840 In some rare cases driver crashed when printing a Code128 barcode. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.6.76.3790 Fixed occasional Spooler crash when printing Word document with very long filename.
Ver.: 4.6.76.3782

Advanced Port monitor can now be added by using Windows Add New Port Type option.

Ver.: 4.6.76.3764

Empty graphics are no longer sent when "Force graphic optimization" switch is turned on.

Ver.: 4.6.76.3763

Port monitor now reconnectes to printer after lost connection

Ver.: 4.6.76.3760

Horizontal print offset for color printers is now available for both print heads

Ver.: 4.6.76 Cancel before print commands are no longer sent if bi-direcitonal printing is disabled
Ver.: 4.6.75.3753 Expanded speed range for EOS1 EOS2 and EOS4 printer models up to 15cm/s
Expanded speed range for PX4 200 DPI models up to 30cm/s
Ver.: 4.6.75.3745 Printer driver can cancel jobs that are currently printing before starting with new print job.
Ver.: 4.6.74.3733

Added support for QR bar code

Ver.: 4.6.74.3714

Numeric GS1Databar barcode types no longer have data size requirements

Ver.: 4.6.73.3699 CAB printer supports now unlimited print quantity. Before this update 9999 was maximum quantity.
Ver.: 4.6.72.3647

German translation for Tear Off Distance was Abrißabstand, which was wrong. We corrected this translation to Abrisskante.

Ver.: 4.6.69.3612

Driver update didn't preserve settings for all installed printers. This is fixed now.

Ver.: 4.6.69.3581

DPL Vector fonts (CG Times, CG Triumvirate) printed from other Windows applications and not from labeling software were positioned wrong. This is corrected now.

Ver.: 4.6.67.3524 Barcode verification options were added to printer driver.
Ver.: 4.6.67.3516 New image optimization option added to printer driver.
Ver.: 4.6.67.3488

Barcodes on Postek printers will be printed as graphic elements by default. The reason is that internal barcodes do not correctly print human readable text.

Ver.: 4.6.66.3658 In some case of printing big graphics (color on 64-bit OS for example) the graphic elements could be missing. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.6.66.3436 Obsolete monitor.inf files were removed from drivers that still had them
Ver.: 4.6.66.3392 Removed warning message for special ports, when installing printer driver with Printer Installation Wizard.

If connected to standard Windows TCP/IP port then show warning message.
Ver.: 4.6.65.3360

Printer error detailes were missing while printing. The status reporting issue was limited to NicePrintQueue, Enterprise Print Manager(EPM) and NiceLabel.


Ver.: 4.6.64.3290 Advanced TCP/IP port monitor now supports connections to names as well as IP addresses.
Ver.: 4.6.64.3257

Gap value maximum increased to maximum printer supported value (1 meter)

Ver.: 4.6.63.3224

Rotation option on userinterface and QR and MicroQR barcode font rotation now work correctly

Ver.: 4.6.62.3204 Cut offset 1 does not get disabled when "cut every" is selected
Ver.: 4.6.62.3190 Spooler crash when changing printer port while printing was fixed.
Ver.: 4.6.62.3156 Custom settings for unprintable now work correctly
Ver.: 4.6.62.3142 When doing "Export to printer", user must enter variable values and print quantity at once!! But the label format should be just stored to the printer, and then when recalling the label the variable value and print quantity needs to be entered.
Ver.: 4.6.62.3142 When doing Export to Printer now user have to variants: Export to Printer and Export to File. Exporting to file needs the printer connected to port FILE and in this case the label file is different and could be used then on printer's memory slot CF or USB for recall format.
Ver.: 4.6.61.3091 Cutting and perforation should now work correctly when using variable data in labels.
Ver.: 4.6.59.3036

Implementation of color printer driver and two color separation.

Ver.: 4.6.59.3036

Printers with CAB programming language support now also internal counters on barcode elements.

Ver.: 4.6.59.3029

New RTC formats for CAB printers:DD.MM.YYYY, DD.MM.YY, MM.DD.YYYY, MM.DD.YY

Ver.: 4.6.59.3025

Added support for double sided printing from NiceLabel for CAB XD4 printer.

Ver.: 4.6.59.3002 Printer ports are now properly shown in Options dialog.
Ver.: 4.6.59.3001 Descender bars are always present on EAN and UPC barcodes.
Ver.: 4.6.59.2995 Changed font for Chinese Windows to SimHei.
Ver.: 4.6.57.2946

Graphic positioning to allow centering with stream optimization providing safe graphic printing is turned on

Ver.: 4.6.55.2911

Printer's internal counter did not work if you export the label to the printer. This is corrected now and counter works also with recall from memory card.
But user have to know that it is important how to use variable names with old firmware. The firmware version older than 3.01 have a limitation of variable name length to 8 digits. This limitation is true also for all Apollo printers and any firmware. Printers with firmware after 3.01 can use variable names with 32 digits.

Ver.: 4.6.52.2847

Printer's internal Real Time Clock did not work if you use stored label in memory card. When user try to do a variable date and export it to the printer, the variable works as prompt. This is corrected now.

Ver.: 4.6.52.2829 In old driver peel and dispense option didn't work if label present sensor check box wasn't checked. This is corrected now. If user selects peel or dispense, label present sensor check box is automatically checked.
Ver.: 4.6.52.2819

When user export label format to printer, it is prompt now every time for quantity number. Before this change the format has been printed unlimited (9999) if you select the label format from memory card.

Ver.: 4.6.51.2800 Czech, Lithuanian and Ukrainian languages are now supported also in all NiceDrivers.

Ver.: 4.6.50.2784

Graphic positioning when using database for graphical data is now correct providing user turns on "safe graphics printing"

Ver.: 4.6.50.2773 When printing from standard Windows application (like Microsoft Word) and using page rotation (Landscape and/or rotate 180), positions of graphic were shifted relative to internal elements.
Shift size depends on page dimensions, shift direction depends on rotation.
Ver.: 4.6.49.2747

PrnInst utility was updated so that long INF file structure is supported.

Ver.: 4.6.49.2611 When trying to preinstall drivers on Windows 7, user got an "Environment incorrect" error message. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.6.48.2718 Cut on last element is available only if no sensor is selected.
Ver.: 4.6.48.2710 Tear Off mode enabled on all printers.
Ver.: 4.6.48.2709 If user selected batch cut (cut at the end) the printout was not OK. This has been corrected and it looks the command for cycle cutter did not work correctly: Because of that it has been removed.
Ver.: 4.6.44.2506

New CAB printer models:
A6+ 200DPI 
PX4.3/L 200DPI
PX4.3/R 200DPI
PX4.3/L 300DPI
PX4.3/R 300DPI
PX6/L 200DPI
PX6/R 200DPI
Hermes+ 2L 600DPI
Hermes+ 2R 600DPI
Hermes+ 4L 200DPI
Hermes+ 4R 200DPI
Hermes+ 4L 300DPI
Hermes+ 4R 300DPI
Hermes+ 4L 600DPI
Hermes+ 4R 600DPI
Hermes+ 4.3L 200DPI
Hermes+ 4.3R 200DPI
Hermes+ 4.3L 300DPI
Hermes+ 4.3R 300DPI
Hermes+ 6L 200DPI
Hermes+ 6R 200DPI
Hermes+ 6L 300DPI
Hermes+ 6R 300DPI
XC4/300
XC6/300

Ver.: 4.6.44.2498

Batch cut with variable data and/or true type counters now works correctly

Ver.: 4.6.43.2445

User is now able to change administrator settings without reopening driver properties dialog as an elevated user. A click on the shielded button and entering the credentials is all that is needed.

Ver.: 4.6.41.2364 Fixed occasional driver crash when printing extremely large graphics
Ver.: 4.6.41.2361 Page preview icons in "Advanced Dialog" corrected.
Ver.: 4.6.37.2258 Uninstall of printer with Printer Install Wizard did not work on Windows 2003 (x64) system
Ver.: 4.6.34.2269 Time format hh:mm:ss is not supported.
Ver.: 4.6.30.2157 Media Type selection enabled on printers without display and disabled on printers with display.
Ver.: 4.6.22

Build number is now part of version information in About dialog

Ver.: 4.6.18 Added ability to enter negative "Top to bottom offset" for XD4 models.
Ver.: 4.6.15

Added options to turn off print optimization on printers using CAB printer language

Ver.: 4.6.14 DPL printers have ability to print inverse text. This option is supported now also in NiceDrivers.
Ver.: 4.6.14 Macros 05 and 06 on Datamatrix are now supported on printer models with ZPL and DPL printer language.
Ver.: 4.6.14 For some commands Orientation parameter (landscape/portrait) was ignored and this should not happen, because width and height are related with orientation setting. This is corrected now and correct dimmensions are sent to the printer.
Ver.: 4.6.14 DPL printer will print unlimited labels quantity with quantity command  of 9999.
Ver.: 4.6.13

Added new date/time options when using printer clock on CAB printers.

Ver.: 4.6.11 Corrected printing of SSCC-18 barcode with variable data
Ver.: 4.6.09 French translation have been updated for CAB driver language and also for some general driver dialogs.
Ver.: 4.6.08 Following printers added: A2+ 300DPI K, A4+ 200DPI K, A4+ 300DPI K, A4+ 600DPI K, PX4/L 200DPI, PX4/R 200DPI, PX4/L 300DPI, PX4/R 300DPI, PX4/L 600DPI, PX4/R 600DPI, PX6/L 300DPI, PX6/R 300DPI, Hermes A2/L 300DPI, Hermes A2/R 300DPI, Hermes A2/L 600DPI and Hermes A2/R 600DPI.
E4 200dpi and E4 300dpi were changed to E4 200DPI and E4 300DPI.
Ver.: 4.6.04 Printing internal Maxicode and PDF-417 now works.
Ver.: 4.6.04

The internal date/time fields could only be used with the internal fonts Datamax1 and Datamax2. When you used any other internal font (including CG Times), the internal date/time didn't get printed. This is corrected now.

Ver.: 4.6.04 WYSIWYG for internal fonts is corrected for DPL printers.
Ver.: 4.6.01 Postnet barcodes has wrong expansions and are printed too big. This is corrected now and WYSIWYG is OK.
Ver.: 4.6.01 Added Rotation to parsed text in command fonts
Ver.: 4.6.01 When continuos paper is used command Q0001,0 is not correct. It should be Q{page_height},0.
Ver.: 4.6.00 Printing process was stopped during heavy duty printing.
Ver.: 4.6.00 Barcode height is corrected for non-203 dpi printers.
Ver.: 4.5.42 Driver print speed optimization
Ver.: 4.5.40 Database fed empty elements from Labeling software are now printed correctly
Ver.: 4.5.40 Offsets on CAB printers for perforation before/after label and cutting before label now allow negative values (-9.9mm - 9.9mm)
Ver.: 4.5.39

XD Printer models can no longer change "Forced optimization" and "Ignore position" settings

Ver.: 4.5.39 PrnInst showed login window, even if the user running the application was administrator.
Ver.: 4.5.38 Following models added to distribution: E4 200dpi and E4 300dpi.
Ver.: 4.5.38 Added correct PnP IDs for A4+M printer models
Ver.: 4.5.37

PrnInst can now be moved to any position (second monitor) and it will stay there. It will not jump back to its original position.

Ver.: 4.5.34 Postnet barcode fonts can no longer have their width changed.
Ver.: 4.5.14 Fixed issue with forced optimization in non labeling software.
Ver.: 4.5.14 Fixed issue with barcode fonts causing protocol error
Ver.: 4.5.14 Added explanation for "Forced optimized printing" option
Ver.: 4.5.13

Internal elements now get filtered out when not using labeling software and forcing optimization

Ver.: 4.5.13

Fixed issue with printing from word using forced optimization

Ver.: 4.5.12 User can select Automatic or Manual options for Job removing using keyboard in Printer Install Wizard
Ver.: 4.5.12 Fixed labeling software crash when turning off "Use Advanced printer driver interface".
Ver.: 4.5.11 Added A2+ 600 dpi printer model
Ver.: 4.5.11

Fixed command sequence for export to printer

Ver.: 4.5.11 Printer Install Wizard uninstallation of driver doesn`t remove all of the files from the SYSTEM32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\ folder.
Ver.: 4.5.11 Corrected PnP ID for A4 600 dpi printer model
Ver.: 4.5.09 Electonic Article Survailance was always disabled on Rfid printers
Ver.: 4.5.09 Fixed printing of Datamatrix and QR barcode font with more then 255 character data
Ver.: 4.5.09 Added automatic termination character for Maxicode barcode font data
Ver.: 4.5.07

Added support for custom printer name after silently installing a printer driver from command line (/INSTPRN; /INSTMULTPRN)

Ver.: 4.5.06 Printer Installation Wizard will be able to automaticly remove all jobs when updating printer
Ver.: 4.5.05 Printer Install Wizard can start an application specified in the command line, after it closes.
Ver.: 4.5.04 Fixed Advanced TCP/IP port to handle leading 0 in IP.
Ver.: 4.5.03 Status monitor is able to detect port conflicts, when two printer drivers are using the same port for bidirectional communication with the printer.
Also when user will delete or install a new printer to the system, Status Monitor will detect the change by itself.
Ver.: 4.5.03 When you disable the option "Use advanced printer driver interface" (in File -> Label Setup -> Printing tab) labeling software will crash with the error "GDI Failure, OK to continue?"
Ver.: 4.5.02 PrnInst didn't set printer attributes correctly. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 4.5.01 Turkish language added
Ver.: 4.5.01 Moved perforation commands in stream to avoid protocol errors
Ver.: 4.5.00  - write MMF to alternative location (research)
 - update MemMaster to store files to this location
 - update driver to read from new location (make sure that the update will be backward compatible)
Ver.: 4.5.00

New setting Printer default. If set, then printer will not send some settings from Options and Advanced Setup tab. This feature is useful for printers with LCD display where user would like to set printer parameters (speed, darkness...) manually.

Ver.: 4.5.00 Added possibility of optimized printing of graphics from all windows software
Ver.: 4.5.00 Fixed printer error when printing different pages from windows software
Ver.: 4.5.00 Added 50mm/s speed option to  A2+/300
Ver.: 4.4.73 Uninstall of driver package failed when running a 64bti system.
Ver.: 4.4.71 Driver now sends driver settings only at the start of the print
Ver.: 4.4.69 Checkbox "Enable bidirectional support" (Printer properties -> Ports) can now be unchecked automatically during driver installation, corresponding to the flag "Bidirectional" in .inf file.
Bidirectional=0  =>  checkbox is unchecked.
Bidirectional=1  =>  checkbox is checked.
If this information is ommited, Bidirectional=1 is assumed.
Ver.: 4.4.69 Labelling software can now recall variables with more than 31 characters of data.
Ver.: 4.4.69

When you click on the Help button in About dialog help is opened, but it is not linked to any page.

Ver.: 4.4.69 Help on About dialog opens help page with contents 'This program cannot display the webpage'.
Ver.: 4.4.68

Optimized driver printing

Ver.: 4.4.67 Fixed IMG compression for wide graphics
Ver.: 4.4.65 Export label to printer works now correctly also for prompted variables,
Ver.: 4.4.64

Removed Help button as no help is available.

Ver.: 4.4.64 Export to printer didn't work properly. There was a wrong slot number in the exported print stream.
Ver.: 4.4.64 New Japanese translation for Printer Install Wizard
Ver.: 4.4.63

New Printers added: MACH4 300DPI K, D4+ 300DPI, AM4+ 300DPI,  AM4+ 600DPI

Ver.: 4.4.63 Downloaded fonts allways print in the same size, even if you resize them.
Ver.: 4.4.63 DL of graphics on LPT port doesnt work correctly, when printing you get an empty screen
Ver.: 4.4.63 When user starts Printer Install Wizard the application is shown but without focus
Ver.: 4.4.63

Changed default number for cutting to 1 label instead of 0.

Ver.: 4.4.62 Added new cutter commands to support new PCU4 cutter unit.
Ver.: 4.4.62 Added new options to some printers: ingnore label position, ignore paper end, top side same as bottom, single buffer mode, top to bottom offset
Ver.: 4.4.62 Command "c" (immediate cut) is not recomended and therefore it is disabled.
Ver.: 4.4.60 Changed file info for Printer Install Wizard
Ver.: 4.4.60 Default value for Always use default settings is not correct when instaling it the driver with a configuration file attached.
Ver.: 4.4.52

DLL files for user interface translation did not include version info data.

Ver.: 4.4.52

Labels transfered from different systems now retain their driver settings.

Ver.: 4.4.51
Increased lenght for filename and path in import and export of settings.
Ver.: 4.4.51
POSTNET barcodes have a fixed height and width, but the interface allows the user to change these dimensions. 
Ver.: 4.4.50 Import and export didn't work if filename and path exceeded the length of 80 characters while windows support 256 character lengths
Ver.: 4.4.50 Click on "Stocks" panel caused error if stock list was empty. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 4.4.30 - support for preinstall on all supported platforms
Ver.: 4.4.01 EndDocument escape was sent even when there was no StartDocument.
Ver.: 4.4.01
If driver gets no separator character description for decimal number from the OS, driver puts a "+" or "," string as default character. The result was seen for page size (example)
Now the dot character "." is set for default separator in this case.
Ver.: 4.4.00 Invalid stocks are now marked. User can open the Stock properties dialog and press OK to fix the problem (which is usually stock dimension). Stock size will be automatically adjusted.
Ver.: 4.4.00 UI for commands fonts works now properly also in Japanese language.
Ver.: 4.4.00 Corredted handling of web printing for Gemini printer models
Ver.: 4.4.00 Store/recall printing is not working on PPLA printers
Ver.: 4.4.00 Printer falls into error when something is printed to it.
Ver.: 4.4.00 In some rare cases streams sent to the printer had an extra "0" added in it.
Ver.: 4.3.72 Sometimes a print stream is not send to the printer, and it stays stuck in the spooler
Ver.: 4.3.70 Media type selection (direct thermal, thermal transfer) is added into Datamax advanced setup dialog. User will find this option in secondary dialog which can be opened by button "Other".
Ver.: 4.3.63 Port monitor crashed when setting up port details (IP and port number)
Ver.: 4.3.60 Barcode fonts vanished instead of being imported.
Ver.: 4.3.59 Microsoft Vista operating system is not mentioned in the text file that is distributed with the driver.
Ver.: 4.3.59 Stocks were not imported if user didn't view the stocks dialog beforehand
Ver.: 4.3.56 Barcode ratio values are not shown in Barcode Fonts dialog. This only happens when you are editing existing barcode font.
Ver.: 4.3.55 Spooler crashed during the installation, if there were any printers allready installed on the system.
Ver.: 4.3.54 While installing a printer driver on certain systems the spooler crashed.
Ver.: 4.3.54 "delete" button was enabled even if the barcode/command fonts list was empty. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 4.3.54 Export of barcode fonts didn't work properly unless user clicked on barcode fonts tab before exporting them. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 4.3.54 Increased timeouts for better printer status response times
Ver.: 4.3.54 Slow printing occurred when a Not Accessible printer was found on a network. Printer status was also not received immediately.
Ver.: 4.3.53 Status for printers (that use bidirectionaal communication) was not correct when the printer was not physicaly connected to the computer. Status was changing between Not Accessible and Ready
Ver.: 4.3.51 Driver can now override the default document settings of some applications with driver default settings (set up in printer spooler)
Ver.: 4.3.07 After viewing the Help file CHM file was locked and because of that reboot was needed to complete the installation. New version of driver will not lock the CHM any more and because of that reboot is not needed.
Ver.: 4.3.06 Barcode fonts and command fonts are now stored in registry.
Ver.: 4.3.06 Printing did not work on nonbidirectional printers. Printer Error was displayed the whole time
Ver.: 4.3.05 Printing did not work when bidirectional was enabled
Ver.: 4.3.04 New Port monitor is added to the distribution
Ver.: 4.3.04 On Windows Vista there is warning displayed if user doesn't have appropriate permissions to create (or write to) certain driver files.
Ver.: 4.3.04 Old HLP help file format was exchanged for new CHM file format.
Ver.: 4.3.04 When user changed printer's port, the printing was no longer possible until reboot.
Ver.: 4.3.04 Port monitor now uses correct (64 bit) interface file on 64bit systems.
Ver.: 4.3.04 Installation did not go through when upgrading from old printer driver, if the user had the driver connected to the Advanced Port Monitor (LAN)
Ver.: 4.3.04 Bug fixed, where some changes on stocks updated default umprintable area values.
Ver.: 4.3.03 Spooler crashed, if user had multiple bidirectional printers using the same port, while using a status monitoring application
Ver.: 4.3.02 Stocks were not imported properly or were not shown immediately after import.
Ver.: 4.3.01 Korean language added.
Ver.: 4.3.01 Max. print height correction is made for: A4+ 600 dpi Mach4 600 dpi Hermes A4 600 dpi Hermes A5 600 dpi USB PnP ID is added for A8+ 300dpi model.
Ver.: 4.3.01 Driver does not show all stocks in 'Stocks' combo box on 'Options' dialog. Missing stocks have heights that are near the maximum printer's limit.
Ver.: 4.3.00 Changed window handling so that port monitor setup windows can appear on Vista
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