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AirPrint Hacktivator expands iOS printing functionality

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Monday, November 29, 2010
News Categories: Mac Software

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Netputing has released version 1.7 of its AirPrint Hacktivator for Mac OS X, a free utility that allows printing from an iOS device to any shared printer over Wi-Fi. According to the utility’s release notes, the new version was rewritten to modify only one file, which is backed up prior to installation. After installing the software and turning it on, users simply need to remove and add back the printers they would like to share with their iOS devices. AirPrint Hacktivator for Mac OS X is available now as a free download from Netputing’s website.

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1

Well, I downloaded and installed and followed the instructions about deleting and re-adding the printer, and when I try to print from the iPhone it still says that “no printers found.”  I printer wirelessly from my Mac using an Epson 600 series.

Posted by Rick Rogers-Berry on November 29, 2010 at 3:38 PM (PDT)

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You may have to restart your Mac. At least that did it for me.

Posted by komatta on November 30, 2010 at 5:22 AM (PDT)

3

Fabulous! Printing from my iPhone 3GS to the work HP M2727n without a hitch. And my colleague can do the same with his iPhone 4. This is the best thing since sliced bread. Remember to check “Share this printer on the network” after you’ve deleted and re-added the printer.

Posted by orgel in Falls Church, VA on November 30, 2010 at 10:00 AM (PDT)

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@orgel Thanks much!! That made the difference for me. How could I miss that?

Posted by Rick Rogers-Berry on December 2, 2010 at 6:40 AM (PDT)

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