Altec Windows Printer Drivers

LATEST VERSION 10.5.0September 11, 2023

Altec

Download Loftware’s Free Altec Printer Driver to print from any Windows application. Optimize printer performance by using Loftware NiceLabel or Spectrum to design your bar code and RFID labels and tags and your coding and marking messages easily, ready to print.

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Version

September 11, 2023

10.5.0

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Supported printers

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Installation guides

English

Tested on

Windows 8.1 | 10 | 11 | 8.1 | 10 | 11

Windows Server 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022 | 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022

Release Notes

10.5.0

  • Added support for requesting multiple status queries at the same time.
  • Printer options resolution, darkness and speed are now correctly merged when changing printer models.
  • Stabilized communication interface between the driver and the Label Design application.
  • Removed limitation of loaded driver packages on Server 2008 and Server 2016 system.

Supported Printers

Altec ATP-23

Altec ATP-300 Pro

Altec ATP-600

Altec ATP-600 Pro

Altec ATP-3000

Can’t find your model?
Check under end of life drivers.

Release Notes

10.5.0

  • Added support for requesting multiple status queries at the same time.
  • Printer options resolution, darkness and speed are now correctly merged when changing printer models.
  • Stabilized communication interface between the driver and the Label Design application.
  • Removed limitation of loaded driver packages on Server 2008 and Server 2016 system.

10.2.4

  • Improved functionality of Stop on last element option, which effects on printing length in case of continuous print mode.

10.2.2

  • Fixed crash of driver when document name longer than 260 characters

10.0.3

  • Additional options added to stock dialog. This distribution supports just latest Altec printer models. Legacy models can be found in Altec legacy distribution.

10.0.0

  • Fixed problems in case user set different HDPI and VDPI in landscape orientation.
  • Menu for using settings from printer or driver is redesigned and improved.
  • Added capability to set all printer supported parameters to be controlled by the printer.
  • Added support for web based printer management.
  • Change the print preview so when the label is too long the end of the label is visible.

8.6.3

  • Driver is signed with updated certificate. Changed timestamp server to avoid "unknown certificate" issue on some OS systems.

8.5.0

  • Communication with the printer is working now also when port monitor logging is enabled on non English Windows OS. Fixed issue with top offset moving the printout in the wrong direction. Altec ATP-3000 printer is supported.

8.3.1

  • Improved performance Driver initialisation time was decreased for up to 30%.Smaller file footprint Driver file size was reduced for up to 60%.Improved installation utility PrnInst better supports multi user environments. Driver upgrade procedure was improved for installations with large number of printers.

8.2.0

  • Driver stability was improved and memory usage was optimized.

8.0.50

  • User can now use Reload to upload entire list of virtual fonts to printer again, instead uploading each virtual font individually.
  • Procedure for updating printers is improved in Prninst application that all settings for all users are correctly preserved.
  • Prninst application automatically detects printer(s) connected to local network.

8.0.22

  • Fixed print spooler crash using latest driver's language monitor.
  • GS1 128 code is supported with native command on TSPL printers.

8.0.21

  • Driver Maintenance, Settings and Support actions are working also with printer name longer than 32 characters.

8.0.20

  • Initial Version 8 release: Redesigned and updated User Interface. Added and improved Print Preview to be shown on more panels. Added new Tool options for easier Maintenance, Setup and Support. Added options for sending files or commands to the printer. Added possibility to toggle Status Checking during printing. Fixed in-corrections when displaying driver on High-DPI monitors.
  • During printer driver installation and uninstallation the Unicode printer names are fully supported.
  • Improved displaying of Network discovered printers while sorting and graying already installed printers during printer driver installation.
  • Minimized the frequency of displaying the splwow64 thunking spooler (SplWow64) message during printer installation.
  • Upgraded uninstall of Ports and Port Monitors when printer removing the printer driver.
  • During printer driver installation additional fields Location and Comment can be set.

7.8.30

  • Improved status checking from NiceLabel to show the latest possible value.
  • Improved Advanced TCP/IP port stability and information when logging is enabled.
  • Button "Open printing preferences" is added to the last installation page. By clicking on this button installer opens printing preferences of recently installed printer.

7.8.22

  • Unprintable area behaviour and backward compatibility was corrected.

7.8.01

  • Print Test Page button functionality was improved.
  • "Test print" button is added to driver's properties dialog. It prints test label to help user adjust printer settings correctly.

7.3.80

  • New option in GUI added: add custom commands.

7.3.70

  • Date/Time in NiceLabel was always forced to use internal printer clock, even if current font does not support it.

7.3.60

  • Installation of 32bit driver for sharing printer on 64bit OS has failed. This is corrected now.

7.3.01

  • Some TSPL printer models can print also on very small labels, so minimum label height is now set to 3mm and not 10mm.

7.0.04

  • This is completely new driver release, based on new driver platform. The driver was extensively tested with different NiceLabel software versions. We suggest that you verify existing labels and solutions before you start using this printer driver in production.

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Select version & enter your information to download Altec printer driver

Version

September 11, 2023

10.5.0

Installation guides

English

Tested on

Windows 8.1 | 10 | 11 | 8.1 | 10 | 11

Windows Server 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022 | 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022

Supported Printers

Altec ATP-23

Altec ATP-300 Pro

Altec ATP-600

Altec ATP-600 Pro

Altec ATP-3000

Release Notes

10.5.0

  • Added support for requesting multiple status queries at the same time.
  • Printer options resolution, darkness and speed are now correctly merged when changing printer models.
  • Stabilized communication interface between the driver and the Label Design application.
  • Removed limitation of loaded driver packages on Server 2008 and Server 2016 system.

10.2.4

  • Improved functionality of Stop on last element option, which effects on printing length in case of continuous print mode.

10.2.2

  • Fixed crash of driver when document name longer than 260 characters

10.0.0

  • Fixed problems in case user set different HDPI and VDPI in landscape orientation.
  • Menu for using settings from printer or driver is redesigned and improved.
  • Added capability to set all printer supported parameters to be controlled by the printer.
  • Added support for web based printer management.
  • Change the print preview so when the label is too long the end of the label is visible.

8.6.3

  • Driver is signed with updated certificate. Changed timestamp server to avoid "unknown certificate" issue on some OS systems.

8.5.0

  • Communication with the printer is working now also when port monitor logging is enabled on non English Windows OS. Fixed issue with top offset moving the printout in the wrong direction. Altec ATP-3000 printer is supported.

8.3.1

  • Improved performance Driver initialisation time was decreased for up to 30%.Smaller file footprint Driver file size was reduced for up to 60%.Improved installation utility PrnInst better supports multi user environments. Driver upgrade procedure was improved for installations with large number of printers.

8.2.0

  • Driver stability was improved and memory usage was optimized.

8.0.50

  • User can now use Reload to upload entire list of virtual fonts to printer again, instead uploading each virtual font individually.
  • Procedure for updating printers is improved in Prninst application that all settings for all users are correctly preserved.
  • Prninst application automatically detects printer(s) connected to local network.

8.0.22

  • Fixed print spooler crash using latest driver's language monitor.
  • GS1 128 code is supported with native command on TSPL printers.

8.0.21

  • Driver Maintenance, Settings and Support actions are working also with printer name longer than 32 characters.

8.0.20

  • Initial Version 8 release: Redesigned and updated User Interface. Added and improved Print Preview to be shown on more panels. Added new Tool options for easier Maintenance, Setup and Support. Added options for sending files or commands to the printer. Added possibility to toggle Status Checking during printing. Fixed in-corrections when displaying driver on High-DPI monitors.
  • During printer driver installation and uninstallation the Unicode printer names are fully supported.
  • Improved displaying of Network discovered printers while sorting and graying already installed printers during printer driver installation.
  • Minimized the frequency of displaying the splwow64 thunking spooler (SplWow64) message during printer installation.
  • Upgraded uninstall of Ports and Port Monitors when printer removing the printer driver.
  • During printer driver installation additional fields Location and Comment can be set.

7.8.30

  • Improved status checking from NiceLabel to show the latest possible value.
  • Improved Advanced TCP/IP port stability and information when logging is enabled.
  • Button "Open printing preferences" is added to the last installation page. By clicking on this button installer opens printing preferences of recently installed printer.

7.8.22

  • Unprintable area behaviour and backward compatibility was corrected.

7.8.01

  • Print Test Page button functionality was improved.
  • "Test print" button is added to driver's properties dialog. It prints test label to help user adjust printer settings correctly.

7.3.80

  • New option in GUI added: add custom commands.

7.3.70

  • Date/Time in NiceLabel was always forced to use internal printer clock, even if current font does not support it.

7.3.60

  • Installation of 32bit driver for sharing printer on 64bit OS has failed. This is corrected now.

7.3.01

  • Some TSPL printer models can print also on very small labels, so minimum label height is now set to 3mm and not 10mm.

7.0.04

  • This is completely new driver release, based on new driver platform. The driver was extensively tested with different NiceLabel software versions. We suggest that you verify existing labels and solutions before you start using this printer driver in production.

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Select version & enter your information to download Altec Legacy printer driver

Version

September 1, 2023

10.5.0

Installation guides

English

Tested on

Windows 8.1 | 10 | 11 | 8.1 | 10 | 11

Windows Server 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022 | 2012 R2 | 2016 | 2019 | 2022

Supported Printers

Altec TTP-245

Altec TTP-245 Plus

Altec TTP-343

Altec TTP-343 Plus

Altec ATP-300

Altec TTP-2410M

Altec TTP-346M

Altec ATP-4300

Altec TTP-644M

Altec ATP-4600

Altec TTP-384M

Altec ATP-8300

Altec ATP-4310

Altec ATP-4610

Altec ATP-8310