handyPrint™ v5 is a 64 bit Mac OSX application that allow you to print from your iPods, iPads and iPhones on printers that do not support the AirPrint protocol. v5 has been re-designed as a standard application similar to the ones you would find in the Apple App Store. You simply copy it to the Applications folder and run it from there. Once you turn the application switch to ON it will start on its own every time you login to you user account. No need to manually start the application.
The chart below will show you how v5 compares to our newest PRO release:
* Limitation due to the fact that workflow are application based an only suitable while a user is logged in
handyPrint v5 has raised the minimum donation to $5 and we are giving free licenses to anyone who already donated $5 or more. We are also crediting your past donation towards this. Since most customers already donated between $5 and $10, we expect most of you will get a ‘free’ upgrade. handyPrint v5 brings handyPrint to OS X El Capitan 10.11; v3 and v4 do not work under OSX 10.9 and above. Upgrade now to ensure no interruptions in printing from your iOS devices.
handyPrint v5 does not come as an installer anymore. Instead, to install v5 simply download and open the DMG file.
1st, remove the old handyPrint version by right-clicking on the icon in the System Preferences panel and selecting remove:
Next, open the handyPrint DMG file and drag the application icon to the Applications folder as shown below:
Once you have copied handyPrint to the Applications folder you should go ahead and remove the previous version by opening the System Preferences, right click the handyPrint icon and select ‘Remove “handyPrint” Preference Pane’.
Now go to the Applications folder and run handyPrint from it. You may get the following warning dialog:
Simply click Open to allow the application to run. Click on the ON/OFF switch to activate handyPrint:
Depending on your security configuration the following dialog may be displayed. Simply click Allow and handyPrint will start running:
If you have been a past user of handyPrint v3 or v4 you can recover your v5 license by clicking the “License” button under the ON/OFF switch:
Click on the “Recover License” tab:
then click the link to recover your license:
Enter the Paypal ID you used for your original donation and click “Recover my license”. Follow the instructions.
When you receive your license simply click the “Enter License” tab and enter the license info you received by email.
Click the “Save License” button. Make sure handyPrint can connect to our license server during this process. You should now be done. You may now turn handyPrint back ON if it is OFF.
How-to print in portrait or landscape from an iOS device using a single printer:
Right click the printer name in the handyPrint printer list and select “Create printer copy…”
Then right click the “Copy” printer and select rename:
Rename the printer as you see fit. Then right click that copy and configure as you need. For example you could make that printer a “Landscape” printing configuration.
How-to stop sharing a printer with iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod):
How-to print to PDF in cloud drives like Dropbox and Skydrive:
Legal Mumbo Jumbo:
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