The new updated version of Print Conductor – version 4.4 has been released by its developers - fCoder Group, Inc. The program is enriched with a number of new features and file formats, including, but not limited to printing XML and SolidWorks documents in batch mode.
The XML file format (eXtensible Markup Language) is used for web programming, web design and other developmental purposes. SolidWorks implies working with drawings and sketches and offers a large number of documentary technical solutions.p>In general, Print Conductor supports a large number of files – common and not so common ones, making them easy to print. Among the files supported are PDF, plain text, HTML, XPS, Microsoft Office documents (Word DOC, Excel XLS, PowerPoint PPT, Outlook MSG, Publisher PUB, Visio VSD and so on), image files (JPG, TIFF, PNG, SVG, etc.) and OpenOffice documents.
Print Conductor is compatible with practically all the existing printers:
- laser or inject printers
- network printers
- virtual printers that are usually utilized for converting documents from one format to another.
Software developers will benefit from public API available with Print Conductor and 2Printer command line tool that can be used as a printing core for document workflow.
What's New in Version 4.4
PrintConductor 4.4 can print XML files and Microsoft Excel XLSM files. Also, the new version utilizes SolidWorks eDrawings free viewer API to print CAD documentation designed by AutoCAD and SolidWorks software. This makes printing AutoCAD DWG and DXF files more reliable and fast.
There are a large number of new CAD formats added to the list of supported by Print Conductor 4.4: EPRT, EPRTX, EASM, EASMX, EDRW, EDRWX, SLDPRT, SLDASM, SLDDRW, PRTDOT, ASMDOT, DRWDOT, 3DXML, STL, CALS, PRT, XPR, ASM and XAS.
Licensing and Availability
Print Conductor 4.4 is free for non-commercial use. It can be downloaded at www.print-conductor.com/download
The cost of the commercial version is $49. Customers purchasing 5 or more licenses, can apply for a discount.
Brita Kozian, a teacher from German gymnasium, explains:
Print Conductor enables me to convert documents in other file formats. Even batch tasks are possible, that is I can convert multi page documents which not only saves a lot of work, but especially a lot of time! Go for it!