PostScript Printer Description File

File Extension:.ppd
Developer:Adobe Systems
Updated:2010-11-30 20:20:51


Printers that support Postscript use description files that are known as Postscript Printer Description or PPD.

These files contain certain information for the printer such as.

  » Fonts supported

  » Paper sizes supported

  » Resolution

  » Other capabilities supported.

Postscript is a language that is used to describe the layout and appearence of printed pages. This language was developed by Adobe Systems in 1985 and is today a industry standard and as such the majority of Printer manufacturers support it.

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