PostScript Printer Description File
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
» 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.
How to open .ppd files?
Software to open .ppd files
What are .ppd files