NOVEXX printer drivers
Date: december 10, 2022
December 10, 2022
|Windows: 10, 8.1|
|Windows Server: 2019, 2016, 2012 R2|
|Rfid||This printer supports RFID. You can program the RFID tags embedded into the smart label.|
- NOVEXX Chess 64-04
- NOVEXX Chess 64-05
- NOVEXX Chess 64-06
- NOVEXX Chess 64-08
- NOVEXX COBRA
- NOVEXX LION
- NOVEXX Ocelot 200
- NOVEXX Ocelot 300
- NOVEXX PUMA
- NOVEXX TIGER
- NOVEXX TIGER XXL
- NOVEXX XXTREME
- NOVEXX AP 4.4/5.4 200DPI
- NOVEXX AP 4.4/5.4 300DPI
- NOVEXX DPM 04
- NOVEXX DPM 05
- NOVEXX DPM 06
- Rfid NOVEXX LION RFID
- NOVEXX PA 146
- NOVEXX PA 156
- NOVEXX PA 166
- NOVEXX Samba 720
- NOVEXX Texxtile 200
- NOVEXX Texxtile 300
|Release version||Release description|
|Ver.: 5.5.0||Updated driver package information and driver user interface look with new branding.|
|Ver.: 5.3.6||Corrected driver functionality when "Printer default" option is selected for media type.|
|Ver.: 5.3.6||Two new RTC formats are supported: YYJJJ and YY/JJJ. Previous format YYJJJYhhmmss is replaced with corrected YYJJJhhmmss and needs to be selected again on the existing label format.|
|Ver.: 5.3.03.7355||QR code position is improved for EasyPlug printers.|
|Ver.: 5.1.01 4402||Add a line stating the requirements needed for asian fonts to be printed correctly by the driver.|
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.: 5.0.00.4197||Driver help for barcode font "y dimension" updated.|
All the drivers are now digitaly signed to allow installation on Windows 8.
|Ver.: 188.8.131.5240||In some rare cases driver crashed when printing a Code128 barcode. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 184.108.40.20690||Fixed occasional Spooler crash when printing Word document with very long filename.|
Advanced Port monitor can now be added by using Windows Add New Port Type option.
Port monitor now reconnectes to printer after lost connection
Numeric GS1Databar barcode types no longer have data size requirements
|Ver.: 220.127.116.1137||Same variable name was used multiple times if RFID HF tag was used. This is corrected now.|
Driver update didn't preserve settings for all installed printers. This is fixed now.
|Ver.: 18.104.22.16808||Rotation of RFID Tag Text on label didn't work. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 22.214.171.12458||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.: 126.96.36.19936||Obsolete monitor.inf files were removed from drivers that still had them|
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.
Printer error detailes were missing while printing. The status reporting issue was limited to NicePrintQueue, Enterprise Print Manager(EPM) and NiceLabel.
|Ver.: 188.8.131.5298 Beta||QR barcode wasn't printed. This is fixed now.|
|Ver.: 184.108.40.20690||Advanced TCP/IP port monitor now supports connections to names as well as IP addresses.|
Rotation option on userinterface and QR and MicroQR barcode font rotation now work correctly
|Ver.: 220.127.116.1190||Spooler crash when changing printer port while printing was fixed.|
|Ver.: 18.104.22.16856||Custom settings for unprintable now work correctly|
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.
|Ver.: 22.214.171.12489||Printing did not work the first time when printer was turned on. User had to retry printing.|
|Ver.: 126.96.36.19902||Printer ports are now properly shown in Options dialog.|
|Ver.: 188.8.131.5295||Changed font for Chinese Windows to SimHei.|
|Ver.: 184.108.40.20675||Problems with Datamatrix barcode on Avery printers corrected: Variables were not used when exporting to printer, <FNC1> character printed incorrectly.|
Czech, Lithuanian and Ukrainian languages are now supported also in all NiceDrivers.
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.
PrnInst utility was updated so that long INF file structure is supported.
|Ver.: 220.127.116.1111||When trying to preinstall drivers on Windows 7, user got an "Environment incorrect" error message. This is corrected now.|
|Ver.: 18.104.22.1681||Direct print option added as one of graphic options (Advanced setup > Other).|
Combined variables in ean128 barcode are now sent correctly when using alternate escape
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.: 22.214.171.1244||Fixed occasional driver crash when printing extremely large graphics|
|Ver.: 126.96.36.1991||Page preview icons in "Advanced Dialog" corrected.|
|Ver.: 188.8.131.528||Uninstall of printer with Printer Install Wizard did not work on Windows 2003 (x64) system|
Support for concatenation on EasyPlug (Avery) printers.
With this option several declared variables can be concatenated when label is exported to printer.
Build number is now part of version information in About dialog
|Ver.: 4.6.12||Wrong positioning (white gaps on some graphics) on Novexx Texxtile 200 and Novexx Texxtile 300 printers.|
|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||International characters in "Scalable YN100" font corrected|
|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.|
PrnInst can now be moved to any position (second monitor) and it will stay there. It will not jump back to its original position.
Word documents no longer produce errors on printer.
Incorrect RFID command sequence. Lock command was positioned incorrectly.
|Ver.: 4.5.34||Postnet barcode fonts can no longer have their width changed.|
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
Some Avery printers have option for enabling peripheral devices connected to the printer with immediate command.
|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.|
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.|
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.
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||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|
New advanced setup options for Avery printers are:
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.|
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|
- 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.: 4.4.73||Uninstall of driver package failed when running a 64bti system.|
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.|
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'.|
Removed Help button as no help is available.
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||When user starts Printer Install Wizard the application is shown but without focus|
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|
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.|
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|
Labels transfered from different systems now retain their driver settings.
Plug & Play ID's were changed for several printers.
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.|
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||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.|
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||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||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||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||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||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.: 4.3.51||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||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||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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