The RDPlus virtual printer is a new alternative to classic remote desktop printing solutions, which can be unreliable, hardware dependent and difficult to manage. The virtual printer’s unique compression algorithm improves the transit speed of remote print jobs by minimizing data transfer while maintaining image quality.
Note: The RDPlus HTML5 client is not supported and it requires the RDPlus Universal Printer.
RDPlus virtual printer OS compatibility list, in 32 and 64-bit::
The RDPlus Virtual Printer is compatible with:
It is not compatible with:
The RDPlus Virtual Printer is made up of two components:
Both setups are available directly in the server side in the “C:\Program Files (x86)\RDPlus\UserDesktop\files\addons” folder and named “Setup-VirtualPrinter-Server.exe” and “Setup-VirtualPrinter-Client.exe”:
The Client setup is also available from your RDPlus web server, using the link below:
RDPlus virtual printer is automatically installed during the first RDPlus installation, and directly available during the trial period.
Once RDPlus is installed, you will need to install the “Virtual Printer Client” on user’s computer.
When you connect remotely to your RDPlus server using either Microsoft RDP client (mstsc), RDPlus generated client or Web Portal RemoteApp plug-in, you will be able to print from your remote session to your local printer using the “Virtual Printer” printer. By default, the local printer selected is the local default printer.
You have 2 ways to change the local printer mapped to the “Virtual Printer” printer based on your situation:
1.If you are using the full desktop, then you can select which local printer to be used by using the virtual printer icon in the systray:
2.If you don’t have access to the full desktop, you will need to use the “Virtual Printer Tool” named “VirtualPrinterTool.exe” located in “C:\Program Files (x86)\RDPlus\UserDesktop\files”. Note: you can either assign the application to the user, or make it run automatically on logon through the Virtual Printer advanced settings:
To access to the RDPlus Virtual Printer control panel, please navigate through the AdminTool: ADD-ONS > Virtual Printer
From the HOME section, you will be able to:
From the SETTINGS > Advanced section, you will be able to set up advanced parameters such as: “Run the virtual printer tool at logon” which will make the Virtual Printer Tool available on the remote session at logon. This parameter is mainly used to avoid the extra steps of assigning the “Virtual Printer Tool” to every users who needs it, making it available for everyone directly.
From the LICENSE section, you will be able to:
To activate it, click on the Activate your license button, enter the Activation Key and select the program you wish to activate.