1. Developer Documentation

Developer Documentation

Welcome to the developer site of PrintFactory.

PrintFactory offers 2 software development kits; Job Automation and Printer drivers.

Job Automation

The Job Automation development kit allows you to connect external application to PrintFactory and let it automatically submit jobs and get feedback on the progress and usage statistics.

The software development kit consists of:

Printer Drivers

The Printer Driver development kit allows you to write your own printer driver to be used with PrintFactory. The printer drivers can be submitted for distribution after validation by PrintFactory.

The software development kit consists of:

  • API Documentation : API specification of the PrintFactory driver connection.
  • Concept : Explanation of the conceptual working of the driver connection.
  • UI XML format : Definition of the cross-platform UI format to define the driver its UI.
  • META2 format : Definition of the internal format for storing print & cut jobs.