Version History

Version: 8.0r11 (04.05.2017)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r11 is a big update which introduces support for new Epson® SureColor and Canon® imagePROGRAF printers and much more.

  • This update introduces support for new Epson® SureColor P-5000. As soon as profiles from popular paper manufacturers become available, we will add them to PrinTao 8 as Mediapackages.
  • This update introduces support for new Canon® imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 series. As soon as profiles from popular paper manufacturers become available, we will add them to PrinTao 8 as Mediapackages.
  • Added a Flickr® integration to transfer and print images from Flickr®.
  • Improved installation process for the Photoshop®-plug-in.
  • New media packages added and updated.
  • Bugfixes.
Version: 8.0r10 (26.07.2016)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r10 is a big update which introduces support for new Epson® SureColor Printers and much more.

  • This update introduces support for new Epson® SureColor SC-P6000, SC-P7000 (LLK), SC-P8000 & SC-P9000 (LLK). As soon as profiles from popular paper manufacturers become available, we will add them to PrinTao 8 as Media packages.
  • Improved display of sheetfed papers in list view.
  • Improved update of printer drivers in PrinTao 8 by user – simply uninstall and reinstall the relevant printer in PrinTao 8.
  • Bugfix which prevents overlapping images when using „Best Cut“ template.
  • Bugfix for printing multiple images on multiple pages.
  • In some cases two error messages from the printer (Canon) would cancel the print job without further notice from PrinTao 8. Fixed.
  • The plug-in for Lightroom® is now just as easy to install as the Photoshop® plug-in.
  • Minor bugfixes.
Version: 8.0r9 (15.02.2016)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r9 is a small update made available to add compatibilty with the latest update of Adobe Lightroom® CC and Photoshop® CC.
Version: 8.0r8 (23.07.2015)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r8 is a big update which introduces support for new Epson® SureColor P-800 and much more.

  • this update introduces support for new Epson® SureColor P-800. Currently already Epson, Tecco, Canson, Ilford and Hahnemühle media are supported due to the recent introduction of the printer. As soon as profiles from popular paper manufacturers become available, we will add them to PrinTao 8 as Mediapackages.
  • added more supported Mediapackages for New Epson SC-P600: Bonjet and Ilford
  • added more supported Mediapackages for supported Canon printers: Bonjet
  • Support for OS X 10.7 and 10.8 was dropped due to updated SDKs in Apple’s Development Framework Xcode, in preparation for OS X 10.11 EL Capitan coming this fall.
  • minor bugfixes.
Version: 8.0r7 (30.04.2015)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r7 is a big update, which introduces a new native Photoshop®-Plug-in and much more.

  • This update introduces a new Photoshop-Plug-in, which allows printing images with PrinTao 8 directly from Photoshop. This new features creates a bridge from Photoshop CS 6 and newer to PrinTao 8. Install this Plug-in conveniently from the PrinTao 8 top menu bar. Chose “PrinTao 8” and “Install Photoshop Plug-ins”. For Printing an image file opened in Photoshop, chose “File” > “Automate” > “PrinTao 8” from the Photoshop top menu bar. The Photoshop image will be processed and exported internally to PrinTao 8 to be printed. Objective is to replace or supplement the rather limited print dialog in Photoshop with the PrinTao 8 functionality and features.
  • Added more supported Media packages for the Epson SC-P600: Tecco, Canson Infinity, Red River, Hahnemühle, Moab.
  • Printer settings are now saved with the PrinTao document file.
  • You can now navigate when zoomed into the print preview area while pressing the space bar on your keyboard.
  • Added PDF as supported file format.
  • A new Lightroom®-Plug-in now allows for accessing and printing all your raw files in your LR-catalog directly from the Mediathek in PrinTao 8. Just import, process and enhance your camera’s raw files in Lightroom as usual. All your LR-techniques will be reflected in your prints thanks to this new Plug-in.
  • Minor bugfixes.
Version: 8.0r6 (14.11.2014)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r6 is a big update, which introduces support for OS X Yosemite and much more.

  • Added support for new Epson® SureColor SC-P600. Currently only Epson media are supported due to the recent introduction of the printer. As soon as profiles from popular paper manufacturers become available, we will add them to PrinTao 8 as media packages.
  • Added new Automated Gallery Wrap feature for canvas prints on supported Epson® and Canon® printers. Gallery wrap is a method of stretching an artist’s canvas so that the canvas wrapped around the sides and secured to the back of the wooden frame, will be printed automatically, to prevent a white unprinted area. This new feature is available from the Templates panel as a dedicated (third) category.
  • Added border properties panel, easily add and edit borders to your images.
  • Added soft proof functionality, available from the View menu.
  • Added Epson Japanese Kozo and Moab® by Legion Paper media packages for supported Epson printers.
  • Added Moab® by Legion Paper, Ilford® and Tetenal® media packages for supported Canon printers.
  • Added option to minimize Queue Manager window.
  • Fixed a bug with roll paper and custom templates.
  • Minor bugfixes.
Version: 8.0r5 (21.08.2014)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r5 is a minor update.
Version: 8.0r4 (17.04.2014)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r4 is an important update, which introduces support for a number of Canon® large format printers.

  • Added support for 13 different Canon large format printers:
    • 17″ -Edition – iPF 5100
    • 24″ -Edition – iPF 6300, 6400, 6300S, 6400S, 6350, 6450
    • 44″ -Edition – iPF 8300, 8400, 8300S, 8400S
    • 60″ -Edition – iPF 9400, 9400S
  • Free layout: If image size is set smaller than cell size, the cell will now be resized.
  • New Z-Order for images in free layout: With this feature it’s now possible to adjust the order of the images in the stack.
  • Improved overall stability and general UI performances.
Version: 8.0r3 (05.02.2014)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r3 is an important update, which introduces the new Queue Manager and adds support for the Epson Stylus Pro® 11880. Please make sure to install this version to also get full access to all media packages.

  • Added support for Epson’s 64-inch Stylus Pro 11880 in new PrinTao 8 – 64″ -Edition.
  • The new Queue Manager allows control over all current print jobs in the selected printer’s queue. It also allows parallel printing of numerous jobs on several printers.
  • Added Red River® papers to Media Manager. With this release PrinTao 8 now offers support for more than 220 different kinds of paper from 7 manufacturers.
  • Fixed a bug with some Hahnemühle® papers, which were correctly printed in manufacturer recommended resolution but were labeled as “draft” mode.
  • Added shortcut CMD+D to easily duplicate an image in a PrinTao 8 document.
  • Improved overall stability and general UI performances.
Version: 8.0r2 (11.12.2013)
PrinTao® 8 in version 8.0r2 is a minor update, which introduces a new demo mode and fixes a couple of issues with recent Mac OS X releases.

  • PrinTao 8 now offers two demo modes: 1. The user interface can be experienced without printer. 2. The new demo mode additionally enables prints including watermarks from all currently supported printers.
  • Fixed a problem, which occasionally caused PrinTao 8 to crash, when clicking on basepaper in custom paper dialog of the Media Manager on OS X 10.8.5 or 10.9.
  • Added active state for accordion panels in the settings dock on the right side.
  • Improved overall stability and general UI performances.
Version: 8.0r1 (21.11.2013)
Initial Release