Intercepting printer data and save to PDF and Image files

Hello,

I am looking for a tool to intercept normal windows printing so that apart from printing to the printer is saved in parallel as a pdf file.

Do you have such a tool or SDK? How much does it cost?

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Thanks for your message, yes, we have a docPrint SDK product which has "Intercepting printer data and save to PDF and Image files" function, we have also other SDKs which can intercept the printer data also, please look at more information at below.

>>How to get VeryPDF/VeryDOC Printer Capturer?

Thanks for your message, we have more types of Printer Capturer software, you can use these software to capture the print jobs to PDF files, and then forward the print jobs to another Windows Printer, you can download and test these software from following URLs,

Solution 1. VeryPDF HookPrinter SDK

With VeryPDF HookPrinter SDK software, you can capture printer output that would normally go to a communications port such as LPT1. Useful for second stage processing such as creating PDF files, ripping, or distribution of printer output.

You can download and test VeryPDF HookPrinter SDK from following web page,

http://www.verypdf.com/app/hookprinter/index.html
http://www.verypdf.com/dl2.php/HookPrinter.zip

Please refer to user manual of VeryPDF HookPrinter SDK from this web page,

http://www.verypdf.com/app/hookprinter/user-guide.html

Solution 2. VeryPDF docPrint Printer Capturer

VeryPDF docPrint Printer Capturer is a special version of docPrint which contain two virtual printers and a Printer Capturer module, after you install it, you will see two virtual printers appear in the Printer&Fax folder, after you enable Printer Capturer Module and print a document to docPrint, docPrint Printer Capturer will work by following steps,

1. You enable Printer Capturer Module and print a document to "HP LaserJet Professional P1108" or other printers,
2. Printer Capturer Module will capture this print job, redirect it to docPrint virtual printer,
3. docPrint virtual printer will convert this print job to PDF, PS, EPS, TIF, JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, etc. formats first, and forward original print job to original printer ("HP LaserJet Professional P1108" or other printers) continue,
4. OK, the original printing process will continue and without any interruption, but you will get PDF, PS, EPS, TIF, JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, etc. formats during printing.

We have created an evaluation version of docPrint Printer Capturer to you, you may download it from following URL,

http://www.verypdf.com/artprint/docprint_pro_setup.exe

Please by following steps to test "-hookprinter" option,

1. Download and install docPrint Pro v8.0 version,

2. Run following application to set Printer Capturer options,

"C:\Program Files (x86)\docPrint Pro v8.0\artprint.exe" -hookprinter

You need set "Output folder" to save captured documents.
You need click "Install HookPrinter" button to install Printer Capturer.
You need click "Save&Close" button to close this dialog, and print a document to an arbitrary Windows Printer, you will get captured documents appear in predefined folder automatically.

3. OK.

"-hookprinter" option will capture everything that you sent to any Windows Printer. If you want just print a document to docPrint first, and then forward to other printers, you can use "-forwardprinter" option, for example,

"C:\Program Files (x86)\docPrint Pro v8.0\artprint.exe" -forwardprinter

After you set the options, click "Save&Close" button to close the setting dialog, when an user print a document to docPrint, docPrint will process the print job first, and then redirect the print job to predefined printer (or associated printer) automatically.

"-hookprinter" and "-forwardprinter" are two total different printer capture and forwarding methods, you can choose either one according to your requirements.

Solution 3. Print a document to docPrint or docPrint PDF Driver and save to a new PDF or image or other formats.

This solution is simple, after you install the docPrint Pro software, you will see two printers appear in the Printer&Fax folder, docPrint and docPrint PDF Driver. You can simple print a document to docPrint or docPrint PDF Driver and save to a new PDF or image or other formats easily.

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***See Also:

VeryPDF Released docPrint Pro v8.0 today, docPrint Pro v8.0 is able to make a connection between docPrint and other Windows Printers,
http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201804/verypdf-release-notes-verypdf-released-docprint-pro-v8-0-today-docprint-pro-v8-0-is-able-to-make-a-connection-between-docprint-and-other-windows-printers-43787.html

How to intercept and capture a print job and convert it to PDF & Plain Text & Image files and then print?
http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201802/how-to-intercept-and-capture-a-print-job-and-convert-it-to-pdf-plain-text-image-files-and-then-print-43680.html

Saving a pending print job as PDF. Save Print Job in Queue as PDF. Save All Print Jobs As PDF. Convert Spool request to PDF and send as e-mail. Converting Print spool output in to a PDF. Convert Spool File to PDF. Convert Spool Files to PDF Excel and more. Capture Print Data and Save to PDF.
http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201608/saving-a-pending-print-job-as-pdf-save-print-job-in-queue-as-pdf-save-all-print-jobs-as-pdf-convert-spool-request-to-pdf-and-send-as-e-mail-converting-print-spool-output-in-to-a-pdf-convert-spool-42957.html

Need to capture a print job. How to capture a print job from Windows Print Spooler system?
http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201704/need-to-capture-a-print-job-how-to-capture-a-print-job-from-windows-print-spooler-system-43392.html

Print documents to virtual printer first, virtual printer will create PDF files and then forward printed documents to physical printer,
http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201708/print-documents-to-virtual-printer-first-virtual-printer-will-create-pdf-files-and-then-forward-printed-documents-to-physical-printer-43570.html

VeryPDF Released docPrint Pro v8.0 today, docPrint Pro v8.0 is able to make a connection between docPrint and other Windows Printers,
http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201804/verypdf-release-notes-verypdf-released-docprint-pro-v8-0-today-docprint-pro-v8-0-is-able-to-make-a-connection-between-docprint-and-other-windows-printers-43787.html

How to get VeryPDF Printer Capturer?
http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201701/how-to-get-verypdf-printer-capturer-43213.html

EMF/PDF/Image Virtual Printer Driver SDK for Windows - Royalty Free,
https://veryutils.com/emf-pdf-image-virtual-printer-driver-sdk

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