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Print from Windows to Virtual Printer on MacOS X

  • On Mac, create your queue into RIP and make sure you checked “Register as a printer” option into the Layout tab
  • Go to into “System Preferences->Sharing” and make sure you have “Printer Sharing” option checked :

 

  • Go to into “System Preferences->Sharing” and make sure that for your queue created at point 1, you have “Share this printer” option checked
  • Now go on “Win->Start->Control Panel->Printers and Faxes->Add a printer”
  • Choose “A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer” option:

 

  • Click on the “Connect … to the Internet” option and enter the URL. The syntax is given as an example in the Add Printer Wizard but should look like this: http://:631 (= CUPS port)/printers/. In our example we enter: http://192.168.168.35:631/printers/TestMac :

 

  • Finish the wizard. Your printer will show up in the printers list. :
Updated on February 23, 2019

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