Formerly known as AirPrint Activator, HandyPrint for Mac is a software that allows you to use Airprint on old printing machines that do not support the protocol. Developed to work on iOS and Mac OS X, HandyPrint is a great way out for users who lost the AirPrint protocol due to an upgrade and for those who are stuck with old printers. Although not available on the App store, there are various site where you can download the app. HandyPrint is designed to work correctly on your device and the menu bar, making it easy for you to access and locate the icon.
HandyPrint is very lightweight and easy to use. Mac users with old printers that do not have the AirPrint protocol will find this imperative. HandyPrint works well with a lot of traditional printers including the Canon printer, HP printer series, and some other ones. Mac users will find HandyPrint very handy.
HandyPrint is basically made for Mac users on old printers that do not support the AirPrint protocol. It works flawlessly with printers like Canon, HP, and some other ones. After installing, it is located on the menu bar with a tag “Open HandyPrint.” As soon as you click on it, it takes you to a list of local printers that are on the network allowing you to connect to them through AirPrint.
HandyPrint runs on 64bit Mac OS X application and allows you to print from your iPads, iPods, and iPhones on old printers that do not support the AirPrint protocol. HandyPrint decided to rename the application to make sure they bypass Apple’s trademark.
For HandyPrint to work on an available shared network printer, the printer must be supported by the iOS or Mac OS device that is turned on and also visible to the printer. This will act as a hub that will support the AirPrint protocol. Airprint can only work when the iOS or Mac OS device is turned on. As soon as you shut down the device, AirPrint will not be able to work.
HandyPrint is easy to install and configure. For further inquiries and access to technical support, you can click Help in the bottom right corner of the main window to navigate to a webpage that walks you through the software and provides answers to frequently asked questions.