pleased to announce:
5.2 has been released
1.0 has been released
Printfil 5.2 has been released
GDI rendering engine now makes the print job creation process
faster of about 30-50% on average, expecially if Preview is enabled.
Terminal Server installations. It's no nore needed to write
complex logon scripts and manually replicate the Printfil.ini file to
run multiple Printfil instances on the server with different
configurations for different users.
centralization on the network server. When Printfil is used
on a network (either peer-to-peer or in Terminal Server environments)
now the license codes are stored all in once, on the server, without
having to register each single client anymore.
Licenses which are already distributed on the client machines will be
automatically centralized on the server simply by upgrading to the new
Printfil version, without requiring any manual intervention.
The centralized licenses can be managed all in once by any Printfil
copy, running either on the server or on the client side.
variables recognition in the "File to check" field. In
addition to the already supported wildcards (* and ?), now you can also
specify environment variables, to have a single Printfil instance
checking for variable spool files.
For example: "[e:HOMEPATH]\file*.txt"
normally makes Printfil intercepting all the text files beginning with "file"
in the user's home directory (whereever it's located on disk). By
changing the HOMEPATH value, Printfil will look for different files
without having to change its own configuration.
Windows Vista compatibility.
creating the Printfil virtual printer used to capture the DOS
LPT1: port, you can now choose on which location the temporary
file containing the captured output will be stored. By
accepting the default value, the temporary file will be created on the
user's TEMP directory, as before, but in some situations you may want
it created on an alternative specific location.
user interface in Arabic and Finnish languages.
The upgrade is free
for all the Customers who are actually using the 5.x version,
by using the same license codes. They just need to download and install
the new setup program at http://www.printfil.com/edown.htm (or leave the AutoUpdate program doing it
If you are still
using an old 4.3 version,
purchased since 7 Nov 2005 (date of its release), you've right to the free
upgrade too, but even your license codes needs to be upgraded
(Printfil 5 uses different codes than Printfil 4). The AutoUpdate
program will guide you through the updating process and will
automatically update all what's needed. If the automatic check has been
disabled, simply right-click the Printfil's trayed icon and choose "Search
If you've purchased a
previous 4.x license, since 2003, you can upgrade Printfil to the
newest version by purchasing an Upgrade license at the special prices
listed at http://www.printfil.com/eprice.htm
@Kill 1.0 has been released
is a new freeware utility used to show which Windows programs are on
esecution in the PC (including hidden and trayed programs) and
automatically close some of them, even by scripts.
be used, for example, to stop Printfil 5.0 or previous versions running
on the machine by a batch file (Printfil 5.1 can be stopped even by its
own CLOSE parameter)
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