Version History

Version 8.1 (November 1, 2022)
  • New supported file formats: VCF, EMLX, STP (STEP), EPUB, PRN;
  • Printing XLS, XLSX and CSV file without MS Excel;
  • Barcodes and QR-codes as a watermark, adding multiple watermarks simultaneously;
  • Changing opacity for Image watermark;
  • New Preview pane in the List of Documents;
  • Selecting color mode (Color/Grayscale) for different pages or page ranges;
  • Skipping blank pages of documents;
  • Setting Scale mode for any file in the List of Documents;
  • Running Print Conductor with pre-defined Settings and pre-saved List of Documents;
  • Adding a multi-line text watermark;
  • New Text watermark macros: container name, computer name, user name, copy and copies;
  • Adjustable time delay before each new document is printed;
  • Setting initial folder for Add Documents and Add Folder buttons;
  • New Cover page Designer;
  • Ability to always insert cover page on the front side of the paper (in Single print job & duplex mode);
  • Saving & loading columns' configuration using restore points;
  • Setting printer name in the list of imported files (FLIST file);
  • Exporting a file list as a TXT file;
  • Using wildcards to import files via TXT file;
  • Batch printing web pages with the use of TXT file list;
  • CSV spreadsheet can now be used as a file list (FLIST);
  • Compatibility with the latest eDrawings Viewer 2022 and its API;
  • Ability to print EML and MSG email header on a separate paper sheet;
  • Ability to print XML files source code;
  • Reading HTML file encoding, if it is not specified in the HTML file code;
  • Ignoring attachments of unknown type by default;
  • Fixed an error with handling attachments if they have a sub-path in their name;
  • Fixed issue with the Move to folder post-processing action;
  • Fixed issue with printing PDF annotations marked “not for printing”;
  • Fixed issue with printing Word documents with Envelope 10 page size;
  • Fixed issue with printing document folder name in Single print job mode;
  • Fixed issue with printing EML and MSG files attachments;
  • Fixed issue with dragging selected files in the List of Documents.
Version 8.0 (November 10, 2021)
  • Printing DOC, DOCX, and RTF files without Microsoft Word;
  • Printing EML, MSG message files without Microsoft Outlook;
  • Redesigned Advanced Settings panel with options to export/import current settings;
  • Ability to set paper source for a specific page range of a document;
  • Ability to skip repeated pages of documents;
  • Ability to reverse the order of files in the List of Documents;
  • Ability to resume printing only when the printer queue is empty;
  • Ability to process files without extension by checking their signature;
  • Ability to print XML and HTML files as source code;
  • Ability to scale HTML files by X and Y-axis;
  • Ability to set max. number of copies in a print job;
  • Ability to place watermark behind document's contents (change Z-Order);
  • Ability to print a document and cover page in the same print job;
  • Ability to print an email message and its attachments in the same print job;
  • Interface localization to Swedish and Arabic;
  • Compatibility with the latest eDrawings Viewer 2021 and its API;
  • Printing all worksheets of SolidEdge drawings and not only the default one;
  • Ability to use CorelDraw SE API for printing CorelDraw files;
  • New and improved component for processing EML and MSG files;
  • Improved collecting information for processing Outlook EML and MSG files;
  • Fixed issue with attachments' order (Unsorted option);
  • Fixed issue with printing MSG file attachments multiple times;
  • Fixed detection of color pages;
  • Fixed issues with Color and Grayscale color modes;
  • Ability to print images with incorrect resolution value;
  • Fixed issue in HTML files encoding detection;
  • Fixed XML files processing;
  • Fixed text watermark rotation;
  • Fixed issue with long lines when processing text files;
  • Fixed issues with page orientation and splitting Excel worksheets;
  • Fixed issue with pages counter when Acrobat Helper is used;
  • Fixed issue with importing a list of file paths from an Excel file;
  • Fixed issue with importing a list of file paths from a text file;
  • Fixed minor issues with Post processing actions;
  • Fixed minor issues with Single Print Job mode;
  • Ability to process PDF pages with 180-degree rotation tag;
  • Fixed issue with printing JPEG images in As is scale mode;
  • Fixed issue with Print Conductor installation;
  • Fixed issue with printing cover pages in Single Print Job mode;
  • Improved UI elements;
  • Improved Italian localization;
  • Improved logging.
Version 7.1 (October 19, 2020)
  • New supported file types: iCalendar (ICS), Adobe InDesign INDD, KOMPAS-3D, obsolete DOC and XLS;
  • New post processing actions: move, copy or delete files after printing;
  • New custom page zoom feature;
  • Printing headings of Excel spreadsheets;
  • Ability to change the TEMP folder for temporary files;
  • Keeping source files available for editing when printing;
  • Opening Detailed Report when the session is paused;
  • Importing files from selected folders at start-up;
  • Printing cover pages only;
  • Printing TXT files in "direct" mode;
  • Ability to set color background for text watermark;
  • New text watermark macro that adds item number in the List of Documents;
  • Ability to change print job name when printing in Single print job mode;
  • Using different input printer trays in Single print job mode;
  • Improved sorting of attachments;
  • Validation of printer status for each newly printed file;
  • Faster application launch;
  • Improved usability of List of Documents;
  • Improved logging system with XML format structure;
  • New and improved commercial components used to print DWG, DXF, and PDF files;
  • New "Reset item statuses" button in the List of Documents context menu;
  • Interface localization to the Turkish language;
  • Fixed page borders' defining when printing HTML files;
  • Fixed issue with printing documents from an uncompressed ZIP file;
  • Fixed issue with finding installed additional software used to automate the printing of certain documents;
  • Fixed issues with recovering settings of a printer set as default after Print Conductor's session;
  • Fixed issues with remembering printer name and settings for the next session;
  • Fixed issue with printing multiple copies of a document in the Single print job mode;
  • Fixed issue with saving the order of sorted files when exporting them as a list;
  • Fixed issue when MS Word could change the system default printer if Print Conductor printed DOC or DOCX files to another printer;
  • Fixed issue with sorting files by folder name;
  • Fixed issue with Windows version detection, especially on Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 and 2019;
  • Fixed the ability to silently clear a list of files after a print session is complete;
  • Fixed printing of CAD drawings via SolidWorks API in grayscale mode;
  • Fixed registry clean-up after uninstalling Print Conductor;
  • Other fixes and improvements.
Version 7.0 (January 28, 2020)
  • New graphical user interface
  • New smart file processing core
  • New Advanced Settings tab instead of INI file editor
  • New e-mail message formats: Outlook Data File (.pst), Offline Outlook Data File (.ost), P7M (smime.p7m)
  • New medical file format: DICOM
  • Ability to print files in single print job mode
  • Ability to print several pages of a document on a single paper sheet
  • Ability to add page numbers and file names via text watermark
  • Ability to sort and print list items by delivery time
  • Ability to print only specific worksheets of CAD or Excel files
  • Ability to import a list of files from Microsoft Excel file
  • Ability to save current List of Documents when quitting the program
  • 2x faster processing of Word and PDF files
  • Improved printing speed and quality of DWG and DXF files
  • Redesigned print estimation report and post-print reports
  • More individual settings for list items are available
  • New HTML file processing engine
  • Reduced number of data requests to printer
  • Improved PDF Portfolio files processing algorithm
  • New manuals describing how to use the latest version efficiently
Version 6.3 (May 13, 2019)
  • Added ability to auto-rotate Excel worksheets when printing
  • Improved printing of Excel files with macros
  • Added ability to define line weight for DWG and DXF files
  • Improved printing of DWG and DXF with internal engine
  • Added ability to copy printed files to a user-defined folder
  • Added new optional PDF printing engine (works faster and correctly prints PDF files with filled forms)
  • Fixed issue occurring when INI-files could not be saved to folder "C:\Users\Public\Documents\PrintConductor\"
  • Fixed issue with printing PDF files with attachments
  • Added Korean localization
Version 6.2 (October 30, 2018)
  • Printing multiple DWG and DXF drawings without CAD software
  • Printing multipage ZPL labels
  • New supported formats: Microsoft Visio VSDM and PowerPoint PPTM
  • New cover page template: Filename without extension
  • Ability to recover page range value after restarting Print Conductor
  • Ability to use special Windows environment variables in document list files
  • Compatibility with eDrawings Viewer 2019
  • Thumbs.db are no longer added to the program's list
  • Localization to European languages
  • Minor fixes and improvements
Version 6.1 (May 15, 2018)
  • New formats supported: MathCAD (*.XMCD), Mathcad Prime (*.MCDX) and Solid Edge (*.DFT)
  • Ability to print multi-page DWFX drawings
  • Ability to select different PDF print engines
  • Ability to print DOC, DOCX files without document revisions
  • New scaling options for DWG, DWGX, DXF drawings
  • New types of cover pages
  • Localization to Turkish and Brazilian Portuguese
  • Faster creating of Pre-Print Report
  • Faster adding of files to the list with enabled Pages column
  • Improved interface: new tab added in the program settings and window scaling is fixed
  • Printing as image is now available directly in the interface
  • Print Conductor is now compatible with eDrawings Viewer (2018 version)
  • Improved interface: fixed window scaling and new tab added in the program settings
  • Fixed digital signature validation with PAdES standard for PDF files before printing
  • Fixed printing of cover and report pages when display sizing is larger than 100%
  • Minor fixes and improvements.
Version 6.0 (January 29, 2018)
  • Ability to add crop marks on PDF, image files, Word, Excel documents
  • Ability to validate digital signatures when printing PDF files
  • Ability to pause the batch printing process at any certain point and then resume it
  • Ability to instantly get error reports on documents which failed to print
  • Ability to enter password for password-protected PDF, DOC or DOCX documents in the interface
  • Ability to set paper format for Report and Cover pages
  • Localization to Dutch and Chinese
  • Improved PDF printing engine
  • Fixed fast-detecting of page numbers of PDF files
  • Fixed issues with printing Microsoft Visio files
  • Fixed issues with printing Microsoft Word files
  • Fixed line number display in the List of Documents
Version 5.6 (August 22, 2017)
  • Added "Rows Number" column for easier navigation through the List of Documents
  • Added ability to print several slides of a PowerPoint presentation file on the same page
  • Fixed rendering of PDF files to PNG for "Print as image" mode
  • Fixed issue with 1-Bit PNG image rendering
  • Fixed issue with bad clipping rendering
  • Fixed issue with inline image parsing
  • Improved English and Swedish interface translation
  • Fixed issue with ability to print documents and cover pages on different printer trays
  • Fixed bug in Microsoft PowerPoint automation code
  • Fixed bug in Microsoft Excel automation code
  • Fixed issue with "Choose paper source by document page size" feature.
Version 5.5 (June 14, 2017)
  • New format supported: Microsoft Project MPP
  • Simulate Overprint feature for PDF files
  • Ability to print BAT, CMD, Java, VBS, PS1 and PS1M script files
  • Ability to show/hide columns in the list
  • Ability to change columns order in the list
  • Ability to restore printer default settings after the print session
  • Date and time values in the "Date Modified" column are displayed according to your local date and time settings in Windows.
Version 5.4 (March 4, 2017)
  • New ability to print Zebra ZPL files (labels, industrial barcodes, QR codes)
  • New ability to print plain TXT files without Microsoft Word
  • New ability to set page orientation for each printed document
  • New ability to remove files after printing
  • Added processing of corrupted Outlook MSG e-mail files
  • Added processing PDF files with standard errors in the file structure
  • Added fast-track processing of Microsoft Word files
  • Improved PDF engine with better fonts rendering algorithm
  • Improved "Choose paper source by document page size" option
  • Fixed processing of Microsoft Excel files received from unreliable sources
  • Fixed data communication issue between the program and the printer
  • Localization to the Polish language.
Version 5.3 (January 9, 2017)
  • Added support for SWF, HPGL and PLT formats
  • Improved PDF printing engine
  • Higher performance for multi-core processors
  • Increased print speed for multipage PDF documents
  • Increased print speed for TIFF, JPEG and PNG, Bitmap and GIF files
  • Print Conductor is now compatible with eDrawings Viewer (2017 version)
  • New options for Microsoft Word: Enable/Disable Macros and Show/Hide tracked changes and comments (MarkupMode)
  • Fixed issue when Print Conductor crashes via Remote Desktop
  • Fixed AutoCAD DWG and DXF autorotation component
  • Other improvements and fixes
Version 5.2 (September 26, 2016)
  • Added support for Microsoft OneNote ONE (*.one) format
  • New ability to print documents from RAR or ZIP archives
  • New ability to estimate the number of paper sheets required – before the printing session
  • New ability to set cover page template
  • Optional printing of attachments and email headers for EML (*.eml) and MSG (*.msg) files
  • New ability to skip comments in MS Word files while printing
  • Localization to Swedish language
  • Improved PDF printing engine
  • Improved print quality for PDF documents
  • 2.5 times less traffic load on network printer
  • Improved component for MS Word DOC, DOCX, RTF and MHTML files
  • Improved component for printing Microsoft Visio (*.vsd, *.vsdx) files
  • Improved component for automatic printing of PDF files using Adobe Acrobat automation API
  • Dynamic fields in MS Word documents automatically update before printing
  • Autodesk Inventor IDW files printing issue fixed
  • Autodesk and SolidWorks files printing issue fixed
Version 5.1 (April 13, 2016)
  • Ability to set quantity of printed copies for each file in the print list
  • Ability to sort files in the “Add Documents” window
  • Ability to print files with file path length more than 260 characters
  • Additional parameters for printing PDF files using Adobe Acrobat automation API
  • Improved algorithm for Microsoft Excel and Word files recognition
  • Other improvements and fixes
Version 5.0 (February 18, 2016)
  • Totally redesigned Graphical User Interface
  • Added support for CorelDraw CDR, PDF portfolio, CSV and CGM formats
  • Ability to print PDF files without annotations
  • Ability to print password protected PDF, DOC and DOCX files
  • Print Conductor is now compatible with free eDrawings viewer 2016, 2015 and 2014
  • Print Conductor is now compatible with free Autodesk Inventor Viewer 2016
  • Added “Fit in frame” mode for images and photos

Print Conductor screenshot v 5.0

Version 4.9 (September 14, 2015)
  • Added support for WordPerfect WPD format
  • Added ability to rearrange files in the print list
  • Improved PDF printing engine
  • Fixed uncollated documents printing issue
  • Fixed password-protected documents printing issue
Version 4.8 (June 4, 2015)
  • Added support for EML, PostScript, EPS, DWF and DWFX formats
  • Improved algorithm for loading and saving print settings
  • Improved module for printing HTML and MHT files
  • Improved module for printing OpenOffice ODF, ODG, ODS, ODP and ODF files
Version 4.7 (March 19, 2015)
  • Added support for Adobe PSD and WMF formats
  • Improved PDF printing engine
  • Improved open-source API for developers
Version 4.6 (January 21, 2015)
  • Added support for MHT, HTM and HTML formats
  • Added support for Autodesk Inventor drawings (IDW, IPT, IAM and IPN formats)
  • Improved printing of DOC files
Version 4.5 (November 28, 2014)
  • Added support for PowerPoint PPS, PPSX and Java formats
  • Localization to Slovenian language
Version 4.4 (October 29, 2014)
  • Added support for XML, AutoCAD and SolidWorks formats
  • Added support for WPC and SNP formats
Version 4.3 (August 20, 2014)
  • Added support for Outlook MSG format (e-mails and attachments)
  • Other fixes and improvements
Version 4.2 (June 16, 2014)
  • New and improved HTML printing engine
  • Added new Сollation options
  • New localization languages: Arabic and Czech
  • Other improvements and fixes
Version 4.1 (April 7, 2014)
  • Redesigned settings panel
  • Cover page for separation of printed documents
  • Printing one or several copies of a document
  • Printing all or a range of pages
  • Added collation of documents Added support for HTML and HTM format via Microsoft Word
  • Printing PDF files via Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Reader or internal printing engine
Version 4.0 (February 10, 2014)
  • Added support for Microsoft Publisher (*.PUB) format
  • Added support for SVG (*.SVG) format
  • Added support for OpenOffice (*.ODT, *.ODS, *.ODP, *.ODG, *.ODF) format
  • OpenOffice API
Version 3.2 (December 21, 2013)
  • Added support for XPS format
  • Open-source API for developers
Version 3.1 (November 21, 2013)
  • New and improved PDF printing engine
  • Improved printing engine for image files
  • New localization languages: German, Japanese, Russian, Italian, Spanish and French
Version 3.0 (August 5, 2013)
  • Added support for image files: JPEG, TIFF, PNG, GIF, Bitmap, PCX, and DCX
  • Added support for .DOC files created by WordPerfect
  • Sorting documents in the print list by date and time of creation
Version 2.1 (June 4, 2013)
  • Added support for network and virtual printers
  • Other improvements and fixes
Version 2.0 (April 15, 2013)
  • Redesigned Graphical User Interface
  • Added support for office software and CAD tools
Print Conductor screenshot v2.0

Version 1.0 (November 18, 2007)
  • First public version of Print Conductor
  • Added support for Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word DOC, Microsoft Excel XLS, Autodesk AutoCAD DWG, Microsoft PowerPoint PPT formats
Print Conductor screenshot v1.0