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5.3.04
Date: October 10, 2019

Driver INFO

Drivers package details
Latest version:
5.3.04.7372
Release date:
October 10, 2019
Installation guides
Installation Guides:
English
Drivers tested on
Data
Tested on:
Windows: 10, 8, 8.1, 7
Windows Server: 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2, 2008

Supported printers

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TitleData
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.
Rfid This printer supports RFID. You can program the RFID tags embedded into the smart label.
  • Bidirectional Avery 64-04
  • Bidirectional Avery 64-05
  • Bidirectional Avery 64-06
  • Bidirectional Avery 64-08
  • Avery ALX 710 192DPI
  • Avery ALX 710 293DPI
  • Avery ALX 720
  • Avery ALX 910
  • Avery ALX 924
  • Avery ALX 925
  • Avery ALX 926
  • Avery AP 2.4 PPLA
  • Avery AP 2.4 PPLB
  • Avery AP 3.4 PPLA
  • Avery AP 3.4 PPLB
  • Bidirectional Avery AP 4.4
  • Bidirectional Avery AP 4.4 300DPI
  • Bidirectional Avery AP 5.4 200DPI
  • Bidirectional Avery AP 5.4 300DPI
  • Bidirectional Avery DPM - 04
  • Bidirectional Avery DPM - 05
  • Bidirectional Avery DPM - 06
  • Avery TDI
  • Avery TDI 4
  • Avery TDI 5
  • Avery TTK 200DPI
  • Avery TTK 300DPI
  • Avery TTX 1050
  • Avery TTX 300
  • Avery TTX 350 200DPI
  • Avery TTX 350 300DPI
  • Avery TTX 450
  • Avery TTX 600
  • Avery TTX 650
  • Avery TTX 674
  • Avery TTX 675
  • Avery TTX 950
  • Avery 611
  • Avery 636
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery 64-04 RFID
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery 64-05 RFID
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery 64-06 RFID
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery 64-08 RFID
  • Avery 676
  • Avery ADTP1BA 203dpi
  • Avery ADTP1BA 300dpi
  • Rfid Avery ADTP1EF 203dpi
  • Rfid Avery ADTP1EF 300dpi
  • Rfid Avery ADTP2 203dpi MPCL
  • Rfid Avery ADTP2 300dpi MPCL
  • Avery ALX 734 PMA
  • Avery ALX 735 PMA
  • Avery ALX 736 PMA
  • Rfid Avery ALX 925 RFID
  • Rfid Avery ALX 926 RFID
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery AP 5.4 200DPI RF
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery AP 5.4 300DPI RF
  • Bidirectional Avery AP 5.6 200DPI
  • Bidirectional Avery AP 5.6 300DPI
  • Bidirectional Avery AP7.t 200DPI
  • Bidirectional Avery AP7.t 300DPI
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery DPM - 05 RFID
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery DPM - 06 RFID
  • Bidirectional Rfid Avery S-262 200 dpi
  • Avery S-362 200 dpi
  • Bidirectional Avery S-462 200 dpi
  • Avery SNAP 500
  • Avery SNAP 500 2-1
  • Avery SNAP 500 2-1 609dpi
  • Avery SNAP 500 609dpi
  • Avery SNAP 600
  • Avery SNAP 700
  • Avery TDI 6
  • Avery TDI 8

Release notes

Software latest release notes
Release versionRelease description
Ver.: 5.3.04.7372 EPC and UserData field on EPC Gen2 512 RFID tag can be locked/permanent locked separately and are not sync to the same value on MPCL printers.
Ver.: 5.3.03.7355 QR code position is improved for EasyPlug printers.
Ver.: 5.3.03.7329 RTC format YYD3HHMMss renamed into YYJJJHHMMss for correct preview in NL2019.
Ver.: 5.3.03.7315 Added new RTC format (year + day in year + hour + minute + sec) to EasyPlug printers.
Ver.: 5.3.03.7315 MPCL printers support QR code, Datamatrix, GS1 Datamatrix as internal element.
Ver.: 5.3.00.7166 All ADTP2 printer models support RFID. 
Ver.: 5.2.00.7047 Driver sends correct command syntax in case of permanent lock for RFID chip.
Ver.: 5.2.00.7043 Easyplug printers can now use more than 8 internal counter per label design.
Ver.: 5.2.00.7043 User does not need to insert the whole EPC field data for EPC Gen2 512 bits tag.
Ver.: 5.2.00.7006 MPCL printer models with support for RFID Gen2 tags can now actually encode 512bits and not just 96bit with EPC Gen2 512bit RFID tag. User needs to insert all 64bytes (512 bits) of data for EPC field.
Ver.: 5.2.00.7003 Avery ADTP2 printer models are added into NiceLabel driver.
Ver.: 5.2.00.6989 Driver sends now also distance of RFID antenna from label edge.
Ver.: 5.2.00.6989 RFID Gen2 240bit tag is now correctly locked.
Ver.: 5.2.00.6875 EPC(class1) Gen2 240bit tag is encoded correctly now.
Ver.: 5.2.00.6867 Cutter function is improved for MPCLII printers.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6769 MPCL II printer goes into error state when variable label size (label length) has been using. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6718 Added option to enable/disable fixed graphic optimization.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6706 Optimised printing of fixed graphics.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6678 MPCL printers could get into error state if printed text is longer than 30 characters. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6664 ADTP1 printer supports also center tag edge and center die cut paper types.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6570 "Use printer settings" option is now available on MPCL II printer models.
 
Ver.: 5.1.16.6570 "Liner take-up" option is enabled for ADPT1 printer models.
 
Ver.: 5.1.16.6528 Printout is correct now on MPCL II printers also when printing from database and some filed in record is empty.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6522 Commands for paper type selections Edge aperture and Tag edge aperture have been updated for ADTP1 models.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6511 Fixed spooler crash when printing from NiceLabel 2017 to a printer using Advanced TCP/IP port.
Ver.: 5.1.16.6498 Minimum media height for SNAP 500,600,700 printers is 0,5 inch (12,7 mm).
Ver.: 5.1.16.6444 SNAP 500 600dpi printers are supported.
Ver.: 5.1.15.6474 Port monitor crashed print spooler on the second print when using Advanced TCP/IP. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 5.1.15.6408 Label size and element positions on MPCLII printers are sent just on first page. With this change the printout is faster without pause between labels.
Ver.: 5.1.15.6390 Internal counter on MPCLII printers is supported also on barcode element.
Ver.: 5.1.15.6386 Encoding data into specific block number on RFID HF tags is now working properly for EasyPlug printers.
Ver.: 5.1.15.6376 Datamatrix barcode WYSIWYG is now OK also for Ratio different than "Auto".
Ver.: 5.1.14.6275 9855 and ADTP1 printer models can print over 20 inch long labels in case printer's memory is reallocated.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6241 Double cut combo is extended with all decimal values between 0 and 5. This will effect on all created labels with double cut option, and user need to set correct value again. Before this update, decimal values ware just under 0.5 mm.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6232 Fixed issue with DNS IP resolution not working when printer network name is longer then 25 characters.
Ver.: 5.1.13.6225 Avery 64-06 RFID, 64-08 RFID, ALX 734 PMA, ALX 735 PMA, ALX 736 PMA, ALX 925 RFID, ALX 926 RFID, AP 5.6 200dpi, AP 5.6 300dpi, DPM-05 RFID and DPM-06 RFID printer uses now Avery NiceLabel specific font names and no more Avery Dennison. Because of this change the internal fonts for these printers will need to be selected again on previously stored label files.
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.: 5.1.13.6185 Double cut combo is extended with values from 0.1 - 0.4 mm. This will effect on all created labels with double cut option, and user need to set correct value again. Before this update, 0.5 mm was minimal value.
Ver.: 5.1.12.6057 Avery ADTP1 printers are supported.
 
Ver.: 5.1.11.5971

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

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.: 5.1.10.5853 Two additional RTC formats (week number, day of week) are supported for EasyPlug printers. 
Ver.: 5.1.10.5729 Internal counter can be used as data on all barcodes. 
Ver.: 5.1.10.5711 Font WYSIWYG is improved for 300dpi MPCL printer models.
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.: 5.1.09.5689 RTC offset value is now the same for text and barcode data. RTC offset is working also when using GS1 -128 barcode.
Ver.: 5.1.09.5549 Installer ends if user choose "don't install..." option in Windows warning dialog.
Ver.: 5.1.08.5474 On Easy Plug group H printers, real time clock used on barcode element is now refreshed every 5 seconds. Text element is already working in the same way. Before this update user needs to use alternate escapes (new firmware required).
Ver.: 5.1.08.5217 ITF-14 barcode is added as printer's internal barcode.
Ver.: 5.1.08.5063 Fixed issue where editing a stock causes an error message.
Ver.: 5.1.07.5417 Head offset added.
Ver.: 5.1.07.5275 Avery printers supports RTC offset also on 1D barcode element, not just on text elements.
Ver.: 5.1.07.5186 Monarch printer models can set print adjustment now from -450...450 dots. Before this correction the limitation was +/-99 dots.
Ver.: 5.1.07.5169 Fixed print head selection commands on SNAP 2-1 printer
Disabled ability to change color for print heads that are not supported.
Ver.: 5.1.07.5089 Avery Dennison printers have some new RTC pictures for internal Date.
Ver.: 5.1.07.4926 Printer Install Wizard supports silent installation of Port Monitor modules.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4925 Wrong characters were send for some Nafta symbols internal font. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4877 New printer model SNAP 500 2-1 has been added to printer driver distribution.
Ver.: 5.1.06.4818 New languages supported are: Danish, Hebrew, Slovak and Portuguese (Brazil). Portuguese language is removed.
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.: 5.1.05.4643 Add Snap 500 2-1 printer model.
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.: 5.1.04.4501 EasyPlug RFID printers are able to encode now also EPC(class1) Gen2 - 240bit RFID tags.
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.: 5.1.03.4625 Variable text used within text box element in labeling software has wrong position on all pages except the first page. This is corrected now so on every page correct coordinates are send. To make this working user needs to enable option "Relative object positioning" on "Advanced setup > Other" driver's dialog.
Ver.: 5.1.02.4522

Implemented support for internal counter inside Datamatrix 2D code.

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.: 5.1.00.4306 Solved problem with multi-thread printing (sometimes the stream is not correct).
Ver.: 5.1.00.4303 Corrected cutter quantity issue of number 203.
Ver.: 5.0.03.4212 SNAP 500 and SNAP 700 printer models can print up to 635mm long labels (no stack).
SNAP 600 can print up to 352mm long labels.
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.: 5.0.00.4197 Driver help for barcode font "y dimension" updated.
Ver.: 5.0.00.4041 Added new paper type option for Monarch printer
Ver.: 5.0.00.4001 Maximum printable area set to 3276.7 mm.
Ver.: 5.0.00.3957 Printers that had maximum print length 3000mm and are 305dpi, are now limited to maximum print length of 2770mm.

Ver.: 5.0.00.3897

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

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.: 4.6.76.3766 When doing Export to SAP from labeling software the line with variable definition should not be present, like it is when doing Export to printer.
This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.6.76.3763

Port monitor now reconnectes to printer after lost connection

Ver.: 4.6.74.3714

Numeric GS1Databar barcode types no longer have data size requirements

Ver.: 4.6.72.3650 Avery AP 4.4. 300 DPI max print speed is 15cm/s.
Ver.: 4.6.72.3647

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

Ver.: 4.6.71.3637 Same variable name was used multiple times if RFID HF tag was used. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.6.69.3612

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

Ver.: 4.6.69.3608 Rotation of RFID Tag Text on label didn't work. This is corrected 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.: 4.6.69.3578

When printing to many text fields printer run out of memory. This is corrected now.

Ver.: 4.6.67.3555

RTC is now supported inside EAN-128 barcode on EPL printers.

Ver.: 4.6.67.3549 Monarch printer display error for internal font which data exceed 30 characters. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.6.67.3537 RFID Read and Store waits infinitely for printer to respond with the data.
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.: 4.6.64.3298 Beta QR barcode wasn't printed. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 4.6.64.3290 Advanced TCP/IP port monitor now supports connections to names as well as IP addresses.
Ver.: 4.6.63.3224

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

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.: 4.6.62.3153 Added support for the following printer models: AP 5.6 200DPI, AP 5.6 300DPI, ALX 734 PMA, ALX 735 PMA and ALX 736 PMA
Ver.: 4.6.62.3152 Avery 64-04 RFID printer model is supported now.
Ver.: 4.6.61.3131

Labels with variable text and/or barcode fields were not handling prefix and suffix on variables. The problem occurs only when using export variant "For Standalone" or "For Standalone - To File". This is corrected now.


Update has been done also on special character handling, when export to printer is used on Avery printers. Some characters like "#" needs to be handled different, so driver needs to send "##" to the printer to print "#" character. This has been working fine already when printing directly to the printer, or using export to printer with fixed text on the label. But when user use the variable on the label with data "#", then this special handling did not work. Now this is corrected and # could be printed also when export to printer is used.


Ver.: 4.6.61.3089 Printing did not work the first time when printer was turned on. User had to retry printing.
Ver.: 4.6.60.3059 Following models added to distribution: Avery SNAP 500, Avery SNAP 600, Avery SNAP 700, Avery 611, Avery 636 and Avery 676.
Ver.: 4.6.60.3049

I2of5 barcode could be send without CD, so in this case internal counter could be used for barcode data.

Ver.: 4.6.59.3002 Printer ports are now properly shown in Options dialog.
Ver.: 4.6.59.2995 Changed font for Chinese Windows to SimHei.
Ver.: 4.6.57.2975 Problems with Datamatrix barcode on Avery printers corrected: Variables were not used when exporting to printer, <FNC1> character printed incorrectly.
Ver.: 4.6.52.2867 Driver sends ~D command also when variable value is empty.
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.: 4.6.51.2800 Czech, Lithuanian and Ukrainian languages are now supported also in all NiceDrivers.

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.: 4.6.48.2709 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.: 4.6.46.2541 Direct print option added as one of graphic options (Advanced setup > Other).
Ver.: 4.6.46.2533 When encoding RFID Gen2 tags, incopmlete data was written to User Data field if the length of data was an odd number
Ver.: 4.6.43.2522 Fixed Rfid Read and Store functionality to work on LPT interface
Ver.: 4.6.43.2463

Combined variables in ean128 barcode are now sent correctly when using alternate escape

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.: 4.6.43.2408 Supported new communication protocol for RFID encoding
Ver.: 4.6.43 Wrong parameter was used for some RFID tags causing printer to display error.
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.: 4.6.33.2236 All 1D barcodes on EPL printer do not have limitation for maximum height set to 600dots anymore. Limitation is now set to 1200 dots.
Ver.: 4.6.30.2157 Media Type selection enabled on printers without display and disabled on printers with display.
Ver.: 4.6.24 Support for concatenation on EasyPlug (Avery) printers.
With this option several declared variables can be concatenated when label is exported to printer.
Ver.: 4.6.22

Build number is now part of version information in About dialog

Ver.: 4.6.15 Start Page and Start Page (data) custom escapes didn't print if graphics were set to direct print
Ver.: 4.6.14 DPL printers have ability to print inverse text. This option is supported now also in NiceDrivers.
Ver.: 4.6.14 Added gap offset to sensor type settings
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 DPL printer will print unlimited labels quantity with quantity command  of 9999.
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.: 4.6.03 EPL printers can use option "KDU Repeat Prompt" when exporting label format to printer memory and using recall with KDU keyboard. With this option enabled, user will have to enter variable value on KDU keyborard on every recall. Option can be found on Advanced setup > Miscellaneous dialog.
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.: 4.6.00 Printing process was stopped during heavy duty printing.
Ver.: 4.6.00 Barcode height is corrected for non-203 dpi printers.
Ver.: 4.6.00 International characters in "Scalable YN100" font corrected
Ver.: 4.5.50 The driver is updated in a way that in case of selection option "Eject page & Extend and Cut" the last batch is marked with different flagging type. Unfortunately the user can not select the flagging type but we have set the Medium flagging type (~XFM).
Ver.: 4.5.42 Driver print speed optimization
Ver.: 4.5.39 PrnInst showed login window, even if the user running the application was administrator.
Ver.: 4.5.39 E.A.S. is only supported for Philips I-Code SLI
When Rfid tag field is locked, user is obligated to enter Access code
New Rfid tag types added: Alien Higgs-3; NXP U-Code G2; NXP U-Code G2XL; NXP U-Code G2XM
Ver.: 4.5.39 EAN and UPC barcodes always include descender bars and can not be disabled. Now EAN or UPC barcode can be printed without human readable.
Ver.: 4.5.38 Corrected plug and play ID's for models AP 4.4, AP 4.4 300DPI and AP 5.4 200DPI RF.
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.: 4.5.37

Word documents no longer produce errors on printer.

Ver.: 4.5.37 There was a bug in the driver because barcode human readable has been always printed no matter what user has selected in labeling software. This is corrected now, so there is no human readable if it is selected so in labeling software. User can select human readable below or at the top of barcode now.
Ver.: 4.5.35

Incorrect RFID command sequence. Lock command was positioned incorrectly.

Ver.: 4.5.34 Postnet barcode fonts can no longer have their width changed.
Ver.: 4.5.30 EPL printers sent cut offset in all cases (c commands). This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.5.21 Date offset for more than 12 months
Alternate escapes corrections:
 - inverse fonts
 - vector font dimensions
 - font and barcode rotation
 - 2D barcodes (PDF417, MaxiCode, Datamatrix, QR)
 - exported hardware counters
Ver.: 4.5.14

User can use RTC offset from labeling software but the driver will send just offset in minutes for TIME format and days offset for DATE format.
Hour/second/month/year offsets are ignored from the GUI.

Ver.: 4.5.13 Datamatrix barcode can get negative coordinate in print stream, and also the size and WYSIWYG is not ok. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.5.12

Some Avery printers have option for enabling peripheral devices connected to the printer with immediate command.
Possible options are:
None,Cutter,Rewinder,Tear-off edge,Dispenser,Intern Rewinder,Tear-off +sensor,TCS

AP4.4 and AP4.5 models support all options, but 64-0x models support just first four peripheral devices (Cutter,Rewinder,Tear-off edge,Dispenser).

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 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 Datamatrix barcode can be expanded to 60 dots.
X and Y expansion size should be identical for Datamatrix barcode!

x-expansion for 1D barcodes can be set to 25 max and not just to 16 on H-class models.
Ver.: 4.5.10 Addition of QR barcode support on printers supporting Alternate Escape Sequence when Alternate Escapes are enabled.
Ver.: 4.5.10 PDF417 and Datamatrix 2D barcodes supports now also x-expansion size 1 (before 3 was the minimum x expansion factor)
WYSIWYG for PDF417 height is corrected now. Before it was printed higher as it was displayed in labeling software.

Ver.: 4.5.10 UCC/EAN128 barcode now produces correct command on EPL printers.
Ver.: 4.5.10

Fixed Date Time offset to correctly send offset times.

Ver.: 4.5.09 Wrong DPI was set for printer Avery AP4.4 300 DPI printer.
Ver.: 4.5.09

Barcodes in labeling software with prompted contents are not exported correctly to the printer.

Ver.: 4.5.09 Electonic Article Survailance was always disabled on Rfid printers
Ver.: 4.5.09 When using EPC(class 1) Gen2 96bit there are some missing parameters(number of retries, missing end of command #G).
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.: 4.5.09 Fixed printing of internal elements with graphics
Ver.: 4.5.08

New advanced setup options for Avery printers are:
1. Enable liner take-up option (button)
2. Enable tear-off handling (button) > renamed into "Enable tear off + sensor"
3. Dispense Position (edit field)

 

Ver.: 4.5.07

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

Ver.: 4.5.07 The date offset for real time clock is not sent by the driver when EasyPlug extensions are used. This is corrected now and it wolks also for extensions.
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.: 4.5.05 Cutter option is disabled on Monarch 9416 models.
Ver.: 4.5.04

Added ability to extend pages in batch when using labeling software

Ver.: 4.5.04 Fixed issues with Tail and Header labels
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 Cut never option was not working on Monarch printers. This is fixed now.
Ver.: 4.5.03 Cutter settings on Advanced Settings dialog are not working correctly.
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.: 4.5.00  - 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.: 4.4.73 Uninstall of driver package failed when running a 64bti system.
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.: 4.4.67 Avery printer should not enable or disable the RFID EAS bit by deafult.
Ver.: 4.4.66 Added support to enable E.A.S. (Electronic Article Surveilance) when encoding to Rfid tags
Ver.: 4.4.65 Added support for bidirectional communication with Avery printers.
Ver.: 4.4.65 Swiss Bold fonr WYSIWYG is bad.
Ver.: 4.4.65 Export label to printer works now correctly also for prompted variables,
Ver.: 4.4.65

EPL printers support now also day offset for internal printer clock.
It is possible to use internal date & time also on barcode element from now on.

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

Maximum barcode height is limited to page height.

Ver.: 4.4.64 New Japanese translation for Printer Install Wizard
Ver.: 4.4.64 RLE Compressed graphics are no longer cut for optimization
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 WYSIWYG for Monarch internal fonts was pretty bad. This is improved now and it looks OK.
Swiss font was the important one, because it was totaly wrong before.
Ver.: 4.4.63

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

Ver.: 4.4.62 EAN128 barcode can now include one or more Real Time Clock fields.
Ver.: 4.4.62 Rfid read and print functionality was disabled on avery rfid models
Ver.: 4.4.62 Added byte by byte read and print support for rfid functionality
Ver.: 4.4.62 Missing memory field parameter value when using Read and Print functionality
Ver.: 4.4.62

Barcodes with Date (or Time) fields in labelling software print printer's escape characters instead of printing date (or time). For example ^Y/^M/^D instead of 07/12/31.

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 Rfid Read and print does not work on Avery printers for Gen2 tags
Ver.: 4.4.52 Missing Read and Print of Unique ID on Philips I-Code SLI
Ver.: 4.4.52

Labels transfered from different systems now retain their driver settings.

Ver.: 4.4.52

Plug & Play ID's were changed for several printers.

Ver.: 4.4.52 When using printer template export in File->Export menu of labelling application you get the following error: "An error occured during printer template export".
This problem applies to EasyPlug and Labelpoint printers, templates that use "Variables" field and labels with variable Unicode fonts.
Ver.: 4.4.51 Command for checking printer status was updated.
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.: 4.4.51
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 Avery Philips SLI Rfid tag starting position is now set to zero
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 On Argox PPLB printers FNC characters, present in barcode data for Code128 are ignorred now. There is unknown command how to encode this characters into Code128.
Ver.: 4.4.00 Store/recall printing is not working on PPLA printers
Ver.: 4.4.00 When user selected landscape or landscape + rotate 180Ĺ™, printout was wrong. This is corrected now.
Ver.: 4.4.00 In some rare cases streams sent to the printer had an extra "0" added in it.
Ver.: 4.4.00 Character widths for EasyPlug internal fonts corrected
Ver.: 4.3.74 Incorrect Croatian translation is used in the Advanced Setup dialog box for Punch offset. Punched hole is media type with holes used to determine a new label.
Ver.: 4.3.73 Added functionality so the user can Read and Store Rfid data
Ver.: 4.3.72 Added bidirectional communication with Avery printers.
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 Some drivers now support Export/Recall type of printing from labelling application.
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.: 4.3.70 Barcodes with prefix/suffix are not printed correctly
Ver.: 4.3.64 Corrected Philips ICode SLI Rfid tag length and block locking
Ver.: 4.3.64 Avery Philips I-Code SLI correction. First 4 blocks are not reserved any more.
Ver.: 4.3.63 Printing labels with internal barcodes that use hardware counters together with check digit is now possible on some printers.
Ver.: 4.3.63 Following two models added to Monarch distribution: 9855 RFMP 203 dpi, 9855 RFMP 300 dpi
Ver.: 4.3.63 Port monitor crashed when setting up port details (IP and port number)
Ver.: 4.3.63 There has been done some improvement of WYSIWYG for #YN fonts. The character width data are now more accurate then before.
Ver.: 4.3.62 Punch offset is now not sent by default. Older labels have punch offset enabled only if the value is not 0.
Ver.: 4.3.61 When UCC128 barcode font was used in the document, FNC1 was sent to the pritner although Avery Dennison printers generate FNC1 automaticly.
Ver.: 4.3.61 Page lenght was not correct for the TTK 300dpi models.
Ver.: 4.3.60 When you use "File->Export->Export to Printer" and "For Standalone" method printer displays an error and does not print. This happens when label contains internal barcodes and printer with EasyPlug language is used.
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 Cut position control is always available now, but the command is sent just when the cutter is used. With this control user can change the cut position for max. +/-30 dots.
Ver.: 4.3.55 Spooler crashed during the installation, if there were any printers allready installed on the system.
Ver.: 4.3.55 Fixed barcode positions so interpretation is visible and outside of barcode.
Ver.: 4.3.54 While installing a printer driver on certain systems the spooler crashed.
Ver.: 4.3.54 When using RLE compression graphics can come out too large.
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 Graphics are in some cases larger then they need to be making label size incorrect.
Ver.: 4.3.54 Increased timeouts for better printer status response times
Ver.: 4.3.54 Barcodes with '"' character on EPL printers are not printed.
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 On some printers cutter setting in Advanced dialog is ignored. Bug appeared in version 4.1.25.
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.: 4.3.51 From now on user will be able to print graphics on two ways with Paxar printer: - direct print (default) - store graphics (download graphics and recall)
Ver.: 4.3.51 When using 'Export to Printer' command in labelling software, terminator character ('#G') is missing. This applies to EasyPlug printers with 'alternate escapes' enabled.
Ver.: 4.3.50 Downloaded TrueType fonts can now be recalled in Unicode format.
Ver.: 4.3.50 First four blocks cannot be written in Philips I-Code SLI tag.
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 Corrected darkness settings for 9850 printers.
Ver.: 4.3.06 Export to Pocket' option in labelling software does not work on some printers.
Ver.: 4.3.06 Printing did not work on nonbidirectional printers. Printer Error was displayed the whole time
Ver.: 4.3.05 Paxar windows driver supports also 2 internal printer fonts for using care symbols. (PCM International Care and Nafta Symbols)
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.: 4.3.04 Avery Stocks have a negative or an extremely huge value in the unprintable area editbox
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 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 Corrected max label height for following printers: ALX 924, ALX 925, ALX 926, ALX 925 RFID, ALX 926 RFID, AP 7.t 200 dpi, AP 7.t 300 dpi, DPM - 04, DPM - 05, DPM - 06, DPM - 05 RFID, DPM - 06 RFID, TTX 600 200 dpi, TTX 350 200 dpi, TTX 350 300 dpi, TDI 6. Speed settings were corrected for 64-05 RFID. For DPM - 06 RFID max. material width was corrected.
Ver.: 4.3.00 Changed window handling so that port monitor setup windows can appear on Vista
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