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Printopia
Printopia
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Printopia free download for Mac

Printopia

Version 3.0.21

Share Mac printers with iOS devices.

4.3
Based on 198 user ratesRead reviews & comments
$19.99
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Printopia overview

Run Printopia on your Mac to share its printers to any capable iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Printopia will also add virtual printers, allowing you to save print-outs to your Mac and send to apps.

  • Wireless Printing To Your Mac's Printers - Whether you have an inkjet printer plugged into your Mac, a laser printer plugged into your router or even a network printer, if your Mac can print to it, Printopia will share it. Printopia even supports many password-protected printers.
  • Easy, Instant Set-up - Double-click to install Printopia, and within seconds see most any connected printers on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. You'll also see Printopia's "Send To Mac" and "Send To Dropbox on Mac" virtual printers. That's it!
  • Serious Security For Privacy and Peace of Mind - With the addition of password protection for your printers, Printopia is a great solution for a shared environment such as an office of classroom. Industry-standard encryption protects your print jobs between your iOS device and your Mac.
  • Save Paper With A Printopia Virtual Printer - Printopia adds a "Send To Mac" printer to your network. This virtual printing option will save a PDF or JPG file directly to your Mac. No need to waste paper next time you need to print a confirmation page.
  • Print To Your Mac's Dropbox Folder - Dropbox.com users can print PDF and JPG files directly to the Mac's Dropbox folder. Dropbox will take care of syncing your printouts for access anywhere you go.

What’s new in version 3.0.21

Updated on Sep 15 2022

  • Added support for iOS 16
  • Other bug fixes and improvements.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

13.7 MB

Downloads

94494

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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What needs improvements

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Printopia qualities

Value
2.3
Ease of use
3.3
Features
3.3
Reliability
2.3
Customer support
1.7
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PaulWilkinson9977
PaulWilkinson9977
Jan 20 2021
3.0.16
1.0
Jan 20 2021
1.0
Version: 3.0.16
Keep trying to re-install it after reformatting my iMac and keep getting "The Printopia service is no longer running. Re-install Printopia service". Keeps happening. Have send the developer many emails, and also via Twitter since mid-December, and I am ignored. Pathetic.
amy-liz-mac
amy-liz-mac
Jan 12 2021
3.0.15
5.0
Jan 12 2021
5.0
Version: 3.0.15
THANKYOU!!!!! I just spent hours trying to work out how I could print to my new (yes new) Epson printer without AirPrint (insert eyeball). I didn't want to have to use their app to print everything and couldn't figure out how to print emails wirelessly to my printer as the only way I can print is with their app. This program is brilliant!
Johnny-Rocket
Johnny-Rocket
Jan 10 2021
3.0.15
0.0
Jan 10 2021
0.0
Version: 3.0.15
Here's a free way to get non-airprint compatible printers working: AirPrint on macOS Get the Ruby app from here: https://github.com/PeterCrozier/AirPrint Make sure the changes from this site have been applied: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/65490698/in-browse-private-method-new-called-for-dnssdserviceclass-nomethoderror cd to the directory Run: gem install dnssd Then run: sudo ./airprintfix.rb -i
goran1843
goran1843
Jan 30 2020
3.0.14
5.0
Jan 30 2020
5.0
Version: 3.0.14
I am deliriously happy with it. From my iPad to my Mac OSX 10.11.6 to my old Samsung printer SCX 4300 - a piece of cake! Saved me from buying a new printer. Thank you very much for this jewel.
faywalker2
faywalker2
Mar 19 2019
3.0.13
2.0
Mar 19 2019
2.0
Version: 3.0.13
HI - I have just started to trial the Printopia and it identifies my printer. However, I still can't print from my iPhone 6Splus or iPad.
I note that the
* the app symbol is next to the printer
* the iPhone recognises the printer
* the printer note says offline
* message from phone is that the printer is busy.'
My question:
Is this an app or printer issue or MAC issue - I have Mac OS Mojave 10.14.3?
Hope you can help
PS - the printer is Epson ET-2710
Fay
anonymous-wallaby-5682
anonymous-wallaby-5682
Sep 20 2018
3.0.12
4.5
Sep 20 2018
4.5
Version: 3.0.12
Had this for years with non-airprint enabled printers and its worked well. It now works even better as it has become more refined. I also like the being able to 'print' to device, where i don't want to print actual paper, but want to store on a network drive, or my mac, for example. Well worth the money!
Jim-Leff
Jim-Leff
May 19 2018
3.0.8
5.0
May 19 2018
5.0
Version: 3.0.8
3.09 is latest.

Also: this is an under-rated app. It's five star must-try IMO. See my review further down.
Eric•Woehler
Eric•Woehler
Mar 22 2018
3.0.8
0.0
Mar 22 2018
0.0
Version: 3.0.8
I am able to print from my iPhone 6s and iPad Air with inbuilt airprint feature and brother iOS app all devices and Brother laser printer all on same wifi network and works with all iOS apps Brother iOS app is 'iPrint&Scan' and is free not assoc with any commercial company, just advising about free alternative to $20 app
wboweng10
wboweng10
Feb 27 2018
3.0.7
5.0
Feb 27 2018
5.0
Version: 3.0.7
Printopia is GREAT. I have used it since I first discovered it. It allows all my pre-AirPrint printers (inkjet and laser) to be shared wirelessly over the home network. This makes all the printers available to all our iOS an laptop devices. Very cool, and VERY reliable. Love it.
Jim-Leff
Jim-Leff
Dec 8 2017
3.0.4
5.0
Dec 8 2017
5.0
Version: 3.0.4
Works like magic. Creates delight. No detailed instructions due to elegant simplicity. Awesome software. Print stuff from the living room or from across the world, it's right there in my tray when I need it (if you're on the road and need immediate hard copy, fax stuff to your hotel's fax machine!)
RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Nov 12 2017
3.0.3
0.0
Nov 12 2017
0.0
Version: 3.0.3
The current version is 3.0.4
Drdul
Drdul
Oct 31 2017
3.0.2
4.5
Oct 31 2017
4.5
Version: 3.0.2
Works as advertised. In my experience, version 3 works better than version 2 did. The upgrade to version 3 could have been explained better, but once installed (and version 2 removed automatically) it works well.
Knapster
Knapster
Oct 28 2017
3.0.1
2.5
Oct 28 2017
2.5
Version: 3.0.1
Okay, here's my experience of upgrading: • Bought this app as part of an MU bundle. Had to recover my old key from the previous developer. • Then upgraded via the site. • Why the developer needs my telephone number is beyond me. • New key not sent. I used key recovery to get it. Then the key arrived. After that my official email regarding my key arrived! • Printopia is now an app rather than a preference pane. Not a good decision IMO. • Printing images used to automatically open them 'like magic' in preview. It no longer seems to work. This feature has to be enabled by clicking on the printer, then its settings. • Closing the window should close the app, given it is not required to run to Printopia to function. • Overall, It would be better just to run the old Printopia until it no longer functions. I bought this so at least it would be supported beyond High Sierra. As mentioned, some documentation would be nice. • The PDF and App workflows are really good - but should be more obvious to the end user.
GymW
GymW
Oct 26 2017
3.0.1
4.0
Oct 26 2017
4.0
Version: 3.0.1
Just installed it after spending 30min trying to figure out how to do it. It has no obvious install instructions. All that downloads is an App. SQA on this product seems very poor. It demands that I use it in an Admin account which I am already logged into. There is no info or help when first launched. It also demands it be in the "Applications"folder and does not like being in a subfolder. A successful installation is not obvious. The only way I found to determine this is the presence of the drive in the printer prefs preference pane. It did not remove the previous version as the description indicated it would.. And finally; I could only get it installed by login into my machine as the "root user", which in current systems is a bit complex to set up; Apple generally advises against:; and has the potential to damage OSX if used improperly thus usually requiring a complete reinstallation of the operating system should this happen. Given this experience I would wait to upgrade until or if an update to 3.0 is released with fixes that allows users to install from an actual administrative account and offers some documentation, such as a readme with the App.
Edeerly
Edeerly
Jul 8 2016
2.1.20
4.5
Jul 8 2016
4.5
Version: 2.1.20
Considering the cost the upgrade perfectly good hardware, the seemingly high cost is a bit easier to understand. It works well so far.
Evaluator
Evaluator
May 21 2016
2.1.20
2.0
May 21 2016
2.0
Version: 2.1.20
I loved this software when I first got it. I use an older Mac Pro in a home with several iPhones and an older iPad. Our wi-fi network is the current version of the AirPort extreme. Over the past year or so, I constantly find note on my desk from other family members stating they cannot print from their IOS devices. The printer is setup on a hard-wired ethernet network (we have both wi-fi and ethernet combined). The "fix" is to print from my Mac, which apparently wakes the printer. That is unacceptable. Until this matter is resolved, I have to change my five star rating to two stars.
Wchnlcc
Wchnlcc
Apr 24 2016
2.1.19
5.0
Apr 24 2016
5.0
Version: 2.1.19
Makes wireless printing in the house so easy, especially when friends come over. Not only does it work with our two printers without issue, but it also shares docs into Dropbox and a folder on the iMac. We have a teacher in the family and this one software has definitely been a great benefit for us!...
ApplesGuy
ApplesGuy
Apr 18 2016
2.1.18
5.0
Apr 18 2016
5.0
Version: 2.1.18
printopia is the best solution for iOS devices to do printer sharing on Macs!
Jayaii
Jayaii
Apr 5 2016
2.1.16
0.0
Apr 5 2016
0.0
Version: 2.1.16
"If your update does not finish, download Printopia from our website and run the installer manually."
Digital_Me
Digital_Me
Feb 18 2016
2.1.14
1.0
Feb 18 2016
1.0
Version: 2.1.14
Big problems with El Capitan. App tends to disable waking from sleep, power nap. The iMac just disappears from Bonjour Proxy Server list to wake up.
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