Operating Systems Compatibility

LPS Version Windows 10 Windows 8.1 Windows 7 Pro Windows Vista Business Windows XP Pro* Windows
Server
2012 R2**†
Windows Server
2008 R2*
Windows Server
2008
Windows Server
2003‡
Windows
Small Business
Server 2011
Windows
Server
2016**
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NOTES:
* 32-bit only and ** 64-bit only.

+ Windows Server 2012 only.
† Windows Server 2012 R2 support for clustered environments
‡ Windows Server 2003 support is ending July 14, 2015
See Legacy OS Compatibility below for older versions.

Performance

  • High speed multi-threaded print engine handles heavy labeling loads without slowing down.
  • Multi-processor support with load balancing between processors.
  • Multiple Loftware Print Servers can be used to "divide" the load if necessary.
  • Support for Microsoft Clustering for automatic failover (2008 R2) Premier only
  • High-speed support for up to 499 target printers across the LAN/WAN and Internet.
  • High-speed input thread is notified of incoming print jobs and launches them instantly, regardless of how busy the Loftware Print Server is servicing other requests.
  • High-speed printer drivers communicate with the printers in their own native language.
  • Printer output streams directed across the Internet are compressed.
  • Label Formats and graphics are pre-downloaded to the printers, only data that changes between jobs is sent.
  • Documented strategies for optimizing system performance
  • Printers and labels can be added to the system without the need for shutting down.
  • Runs as an NT service with all applicable security.
  • Multiple batch print processes allows full use of available server resources.

Internet Printing Features

  • 'iPush®' Technology allows the Loftware Print Server to control printers across the Internet Premier only
  • 'iPull®' Technology allows the On Demand Print Web Client to access the Loftware Print Server across the Internet Premier only
  • ActiveX Web Control allows you to write your own program to access the Loftware Print Server across the Internet Premier only

Legacy OS Compatibility

LPS Version WIN 7
Pro
WIN Vista
Business
WIN XP
Pro*
WIN 2008
Server R2**
WIN 2008
Server
WIN 2003
Server
Small Business Server 2011
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NOTES:
* Loftware Print Server® versions 8.x and earlier are no longer supported.
* 32-bit only and ** 64-bit only