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HookPrinter SDK

  • Print Data Capture Software
  • Intercept and Capture print data off a legacy system
  • Capture printer spooler file when printing
  • Capture print data and save to database
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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.

System Requirements

  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10, 11, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2008 R2/2012 and later systems, both 32 bit and 64 bit.

Features of HookPrinter SDK

General Functions
  • VeryPDF HookPrinter SDK supports SDK and Command Line interfaces.
  • Captures printer output from nearly any type of printer driver.
  • User selectable assignment of extension (eg: ps, prn, spl, pcl, dat).
  • Supports specify a folder for generated spool files, e.g., D:\spool, etc..
  • Optionally store files in the user, computer, printer, or driver subdirectory.
  • Run executable file upon completion (eg: exe, bat, com, cmd).
  • Supports Terminal Services.
  • Supports Cluster Servers.
  • Delete original output file upon successful termination of application.
  • Application wait timer for serialization of execution.
  • Print to log file with automatic date or user specified file name.
  • Environment variables for post-print application and command line substitution.
  • Works with Ghostscript, ImageMagick, and several other 3rd party solutions.
  • Supports all 32-bit and 64-bit Windows desktop operating systems (95, 98, NT3, NT4, 2000, XP, 7, 10, 11 and later systems).
  • Save Captured Print Job to PDF. (Require SPL to PDF Converter Command Line)
  • Supports install and uninstall HookPrinter SDK from command line or script.
  • Intercept and capture print data sent to the printer.
  • Capturing PCL, PXL, EMF-SPL, RAW, PS, EPS, PRN, SPL, etc. data output from Windows LaserJet printer drivers.
  • Intercept data sent to printer and insert into database.
  • Capture a print job from the Windows spooler and save to SPL file.
  • Are you looking for a solution to capture print data automatically? No problem, please feel free contact us.

Technical Details

Input Formats

  • Printing applications

Output Formats

  • Postscript, PS, EPS

Product Variants

  • Shell Tool (Command Line)
  • API & SDK (Programming Interface)
  • COM & ActiveX (Programming Interface)

Programming Languages

All program libraries are written in efficient and thread-safe C++. API offers a selection of the following connections to programming languages:

  • C#, VB .NET, J# via .NET
  • Java via JNI
  • MS Visual Basic, Borland Delphi, MS Office products such as Access and C++ via COM
  • C and C++ via native C
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