X1 Printer Drivers Windows 10/8/7/XP & 2012/2008/2003/Citrix Version History

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DATE : 11-29-2017
Version : 14.99 (revision: 1868)
– Fixed Save As dialog opening behind the printing application
– Added “Number of Copies” parameter to the “Start Application” feature
– Added “Closing filter” option for the OCR to improve recognition
– Added compatibility option to Printer Driver MSI installers (NPI parameter) for certain Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 systems
– Added demo registration for printer driver InstallShield MSI installers
– Added registration dialog for printer driver MSI installers
– Added registration dialog for printer driver InstallShield MSI installers
– Updated manuals

DATE : 11-08-2017
Version : 14.99 (revision: 1851)
– Stability improvement for Custom File Naming preview
– Stability improvement for using Custom File Naming with Bates Number and the “Save each page as separate file” option
– Improved text rendering when printing to 1 bit image formats with dithering
– Added INI file option to control Text Antialiasing
– Minor user interface improvements in the Printer Manager
– Stability improvement for the “Add space in records” Text Output option
– Stability improvement for printer driver MSI installers on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
– Updated manuals

DATE : 10-25-2017
Version : 14.99 (revision: 1838)
– Added the TextData event to Print to Memory samples
– Disabled the Change and Repair features in Programs and Features for the MSI install samples
– Disabled the Change and Repair features in Programs and Features for the MSI install samples with driver package
– Disabled the Change and Repair features in Programs and Features for the WIX install samples
– Disabled the Change feature in Programs and Features for the C# and VB.NET install samples
– Stability Improvement for C# and VB.NET install samples for building with Visual Studio 2005
– Stability Improvement for C# and VB.NET install samples for installing with silent mode
– Added the “Edit Property Table” script for MSI and WIX install samples
– Updated manuals

DATE : 10-09-2017
Version : 14.98 (revision: 1830)
– Added hOCR output format to OCR
– Added option to generate OCR output in memory
– The printer name, job ID and document name parameters are passed to every message capture event
– Added option to Text Extraction that allows detecting space characters inside text records
– Stability improvement for Text Extraction for documents containing Arabic text and numbers
– Added INI file option to turn off the file access check when appending using the save as dialog
– Stability improvement for handling locked files in the Printer Driver installer
– Minor user interface improvements for Printer Driver Server installer
– Stability improvement for Photo Quality (dithering) preview on the Printing Preferences File Formats tab in the TIFF/Monochrome Printer Drivers
– Updated elicense.dll to version 5.10.199
– Made some error messages clearer
– Updated BiOCR.dll to version 12.57.589
– Updated manuals

DATE : 08-07-2017
Version : 14.97 (revision: 1807)
– Added the ability for End-User printer drivers to be shared between 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems
– Added Bates Number field to Custom File Naming
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.9.0.686
– Fixed drawing opaque background for some text records
– Updated manuals

DATE: 07-25-2017
Version: 14.96 (revision: 1799)
– The “Enable Merge Window=1″ INI file option automatically enables merging by setting the BLF_APPEND flag
– Updated manuals

DATE : 07-21-2017
Version : 14.95 (revision: 1791)
– Fixed page number in text output appearing in the end of the previous line instead of a new line
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.8.9.685
– Stability improvement for drawing patterns

DATE : 07-19-2017
Version : 14.94 (revision: 1790)
– Barcode text used for regular expressions now matches the Printer Driver’s text output more closely
– Removed extension from document names when printing pdf documents
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.8.8.684
– Improved rendering of lines with dash-dot-dot pattern

DATE : 07-18-2017
Version : 14.93 (revision: 1789)
– Fixed inserting unnecessary space characters after the Bates Numbering Prefix

DATE : 07-17-2017
Version : 14.92 (revision: 1788)
– Stability improvement for appending documents using the save As dialog

DATE : 07-07-2017
Version : 14.92 (revision: 1784)
– Minor user interface improvements for registration
– Fixed Tooltips not appearing on the user interface when the Printing Preferences dialog is opened from Printer Manager or some other applications
– Added option to the Printer Manager to enable or disable the Merge Window
– Stability improvement for the custom file naming
– Added Date and Time option to custom file naming
– Stability improvement for printing EMF documents from shared printers
– Stability improvement for uninstallations – restarting the printer spooler service to avoid system restarts
– Fixed Document Converter Configuration Manager shortcut
– Added Cancel button for the waiting dialog of Document Converter Configuration Manager
– Extended logging of Document Converter Configuration Manager
– Stability improvement for the Delete files after uploading to SharePoint option
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-19-2017
Version : 14.91 (revision: 1768)
– Added option to change the height of linear barcodes
– Minor user interface improvements for registration

DATE : 06-15-2017
Version : 14.90 (revision: 1767)
– Stability improvement for opening the Printing Preferences window from Printer Manager if it is already opened for another user
– Stability improvement for barcode value validation in the Printer Manager for Agent Printers
– Minor user interface improvements for the Printing Preferences and Merge Documents windows
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-14-2017
Version : 14.90 (revision: 1763)
– Minor stability and user interface improvements for the Merge Documents window
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-13-2017
Version : 14.90 (revision: 1762)
– Added Merge Window option to End-User printer drivers
– Added the Printer Driver INF Package files to the Distribution directory of the OEM Release Printer Driver installers
– Stability improvement for SharePoint uploader utility when the log file path is missing
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-15-2017
Version : 14.89 (revision: 1741)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.8.7.682
– Stability improvement for printing from GhostScript
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-02-2017
Version : 14.88 (revision: 1740)
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.8.6.681
– Stability improvement for handling unsupported GDI object types
– Updated manuals

DATE : 04-24-2017
Version : 14.87 (revision: 1737)
– Stability improvement for using the Printer Driver with Microsoft Word with 204×196 DPI Fine Fax mode
– Minor user interface improvement in the DCCM
– Improved startup speed of the DCCM
– Stability improvement for checking for running instances in the DCCM
– Minor user interface improvements in the Printer Manager
– Minor user interface improvements on the Save as dialog
– Improved startup speed of the Printer Manager
– Minor user interface improvements on the Printing Preferences dialog Profile Manager tab
– Stability improvement for Printer Driver InstallShield MSI installers for using OCR parameter
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.8.5.680
– Fixed upside down text in some documents
– Updated manuals

DATE : 04-12-2017
Version : 14.86 (revision: 1721)
– Stability improvement for Printer driver installer for Windows Server 2008 64-bit
– Minor user interface improvement in the DCCM
– Minor user interface improvements in the Printer Manager
– Stability improvement for DCCM for saving Tab preferences in the printer driver configuration ini file
– Removed empty lines before pages in text output
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.8.4.679
– Fixed some images appearing black

DATE : 03-30-2017
Version : 14.85 (revision: 1716)
– Stability improvement for InstallShield MSI installation with Group policy

DATE : 03-27-2017
Version : 14.85 (revision: 1709)
– Added ColorPlus InstallShield MSI installers
– Added Tiff\Monochrome InstallShield MSI installers
– Added PDF InstallShield MSI installers
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-20-2017
Version : 14.84 (revision: 1698)
– Minor improvements on the new Printer Manager user interface
– Stability improvement for mail merge and content based email sending (disappearing page content)

DATE : 03-16-2017
Version : 14.83 (revision: 1695)
– Stability improvement for End-User PDF Printer Driver installer
– Stability improvement for running Printer Manager on Windows XP and 2003 systems

DATE : 03-15-2017
Version : 14.83 (revision: 1692)
– Completely redesigned Printer Manager
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.8.3.677
– Fix for lines and brushes when printing certain documents from SAP
– Stability improvement for uninstalling the Printer Driver using the MSI installers
– Updated manuals

DATE : 02-14-2017
Version : 14.82 (revision: 1675)
– Increased maximum custom parameter length to 8192 characters for the “Start Application” feature
– Fixed Apply button on the printing preferences dialog not activating when the custom parameter is changed
– Compatibility improvement for OCR on Windows XP and 2003 systems
– Updated manuals
– Updated OCR dlls to version 12.57.563

DATE : 02-08-2017
Version : 14.81 (revision: 1672)
– Minor user interface improvement in the MSI installers
– Updated OCR dlls to version 12.57.559
– Improved OCR accuracy
– Stability improvement for empty print jobs (E.g.: Printing empty page from Notepad)
– Minor user interface improvements
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 01-31-2017
Version : 14.80 (revision: 1658)
– Updated build process 15.
– Upgraded build process for the drivers and installers
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.8.2.675
– Stability improvement for printing into Editable XML and Editable HTML output file formats.
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.10.193
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.08.30
– Updated OCR dlls to version 12.57.554
– Supporting Windows Server 2016
– Added demo registration for printer driver MSI installers
– Removed the Everyone and Just Me radio buttons from the user interface of the MSI installers
– Stability improvement for resuming paused print jobs
– Added support for <>, <>, <> and <> environment variables in the output folder for shared printers
– Stability improvement for using period character in custom file names
– Stability improvement for licensing in the OEM Demo Printer Drivers
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 12-29-2016
Version : 14.76 (revision: 1619)
– HTTP Upload Utility user interface improvements.
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.08.187
– Stability improvement for handling connection problems
– Stability improvement for registration during installation on some Windows 2008 64 bit systems
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 12-14-2016
Version : 14.76 (revision: 1615)
– Stability improvement for uploading documents with Unicode names to Web (HTTP/HTTPS)
– Stability improvement for the Text Output (In some cases the Printer Driver inserted extra space characters into the text output)
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 12-13-2016
Version : 14.76 (revision: 1613)
– Added filename generation option: “Use the Document Name with the Output Directory from an INI file”
– Added option to Custom file naming to read the Output Directory from an INI file
– The printer driver now generates an empty txt file for text output even if the printed page contains no text
– Stability improvement for using the Counter field in Custom File Naming
in Black Ice Document Converter with multiple parallel printers
– Stability improvement for Content Based Email Sending and Mail Merge when printing certain documents, including PDF files and Web pages
– Stability improvement for the Text Output (In some cases the Printer Driver inserted extra space characters into the text output)
– Stability improvement for Printer Drivers installation if the demo period is expired
– Disabled the Windows 10 option, “Let Windows manage my default printer” in OEM Printer Drivers
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.08.187
– Stability improvement for registration on certain systems
– Stability improvement for uninstalling the printer driver after the registration number was entered instead of the serial number during manual registration
– Stability improvement for uninstalling the printer driver MSI from Programs and Features if the printer driver MSI was installed using GPO
– Added Upload to Web feature
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 11-02-2016
Version : 14.75 (revision: 1579)
– Added option X1 Printer Drivers to insert a page in front of the printed document with Barcode
– Added multi printer install option to ColorPlus X1 printer driver installer
– Added multi printer install option to Monochrome\TIFF X1 printer driver installer
– Added multi printer install option to PDF X1 printer driver installer
– Stability improvement for concurrent printer driver detection
– Minor user interface improvements on the Email Settings dialog
– Performance improvement for printing some pages with extremely large amount of EMF records
– Stability improvement for checking barcode size
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 10-13-2016
Version : 14.74 (revision: 1568)
– Tooltips stay enabled on the Annotation page of the Printing Preferences dialog even if Annotation is disabled
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.06.179
– Stability improvement for registration with some VPN virtual network interfaces
– Updated the License agreement

DATE : 10-12-2016
Version : 14.73 (revision: 1566)
– Stability improvement for Bates Number and Annotation rotation
– Added Unicode text support for QR barcodes
– Changed Page, Annotation, Barcode and Bates Numbering rotation to clockwise
– Removed raw file formats from the user interface by default
– Added Tooltips to the Printing Preferences dialog
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.8.1.667
– Improved performance of multi-threaded PDF printing
– Updated the License agreement
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 09-15-2016
Version : 14.72 (revision: 1556)
– Stability Improvement for removing registry entries when uninstalling Printer Drivers
– Stability Improvement for multi printer naming

DATE : 09-13-2016
Version : 14.71 (revision: 1555)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.8.0.661
– Stability improvement for multi-threaded printing into PDF, HTML and XML formats
– Stability improvement for Printer Driver installer if additional DLL files are locked
– Bates number passed as application parameter includes the prefix and the padding characters
– Stability improvement for saving the Computer Name, Timestamp, First Bates Number and Last Bates Number application parameters into profiles
– Added multi printer install option to PDF printer driver installer
– Added progress dialog for the installation of the Printer driver and for configuring the printer
– Updated manuals

DATE : 08-29-2016
Version : 14.70 (revision: 1543)
– Added User Name, Computer Name, Timestamp, First Bates Number and Last Bates Number parameters to the “Start Application” feature
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.04.178
– Stability improvement for registering with certain WiFi adapters (Error 41)
– Stability improvement for multi-user, parallel license checking (Error codes 47 and 24)
– Added new feature for DCCM to configure the Event Logging of the Printer Drivers
– Added new feature for DCCM to apply settings as default for All Users and save to the INI file
– Minor user interface improvements for DCCM
– Improved printing Chinese and other unicode documents from Edge on Windows 10 to all formats
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.9.658
– Stability improvement for printing documents that contain zero length text records
– Improved printing Chinese and other unicode documents from Edge on Windows 10 to PDF format
– Updated manuals

DATE : 08-03-2016
Version : 14.69 (revision: 1532)
– Stability improvement for the printer driver MSI installer when using the PRINTERNAME parameter with agent printer parameters
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.7.655
– Stability improvement for printing using RAW data type
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.03.173
– Fixed licensing related error messages in the uninstallers
– Updated manuals

DATE : 07-14-2016
Version : 14.68 (revision: 1515)
– Stability improvement for using the “Overwrite the existing file” and “Rename the new file” text output options with custom file naming.
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.5.654
– Fix for certain bitmap fonts
– Stability improvement for certain applications that do not set the font during printing
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-17-2016
Version : 14.67 (revision: 1503)
– No changes in the Printer Driver, updated RTK manuals

DATE : 06-16-2016
Version : 14.67 (revision: 1501)
– Stability improvement for printing landscape documents in 204×98 DPI from Notepad
– Stability improvement for printing documents with varying page orientations
– Added option to show FTP error messages or message box after successful FTP uploads
– Added INI file options to hide FTP, SharePoint and Email options from the user interface
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.4.650
– Fixed missing characters when printing some documents that contain multiple fonts with the same name
– Fix for documents that use certain bitmap fonts
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-03-2016
Version : 14.66 (revision: 1488)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.4.643
– Fixed underlined and strike-through text when printing certain documents

DATE : 05-24-2016
Version : 14.65 (revision: 1485)
– Added transferable license handling
– Updated eLicense.dll to version 5.02.171
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-11-2016
Version : 14.59 (revision: 1471)
– Stability improvement for printing landscape documents from Adobe Reader using the 204×98 DPI Standard Fax Compatibility Mode
– Updated manuals

DATE : 04-29-2016
Version : 14.58 (revision: 1461)
– Stability improvement for specifying very long email body texts or addresses

DATE : 04-27-2016
Version : 14.58 (revision: 1458)
– Added option to overwrite existing documents
– Added option to the Printer Manager to change Agent Printer settings for all users
– Added content based email sending feature
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-31-2016
Version : 14.57 (revision: 1429)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.2.641
– Fix for certain images appearing as black rectangles (BH branch merged)

DATE : 03-30-2016
Version : 14.56 (revision: 1428)
– Improved user interface for the Text Extraction feature: Added Text Output tab to the printing preferences dialog
– Added “Text with layout” option to text output
– Added overwrite and append options to text output
– Added UTF-16, UTF-8 encoding options to text output
– Added new Automatic space detection and glyph conversion options for improved text output
– Improved text extraction for Hebrew and Arabic (numbers inside right-to-left text)
– Stability improvement for printer sharing
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-09-2016
Version : 14.55 (revision: 1410)
– Removed Tiff Viewer installer from “End-User” Licensed printer drivers
– Added option to change the printer name during the printer driver MSI installation
– Set the ‘Enable Save As’ option to checked by default in MSI install
– Improved MSI silent uninstaller to not display messages
– Updated manuals

DATE : 02-18-2016
Version : 14.54 (revision: 1406)
– Disabled group file generation in the MSI installers default configuration
– Updated manuals

DATE : 02-17-2016
Version : 14.54 (revision: 1404)
– Improvements for event logging for limited user accounts

DATE : 02-15-2016
Version : 14.54 (revision: 1402)
– Added support for writing errors and print job information into the Windows Event Log
– Stability improvement for printing multi-sheet Excel files using Auto-print
– Stability Improvement for uninstalling OEM Printer drivers
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.1.640
– Fixed upside down text when using some rare mapping modes
– Updated manuals

DATE : 02-05-2016
Version : 14.53 (revision: 1396)
– Added support for printing PDF files to memory
– Added Add annotation to the first page only feature
– Added Add header to the first page only feature
– Added Add footer to the first page only feature
– Stability Improvement for uninstalling Printer driver
– Stability improvement in the licensed MSI installers for detecting already installed X1 printer drivers
– Set disable group file option in installed parallel drivers
– Stability Improvement for detecting shared printer driver
– Minor improvements for installer user interface
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.7.0.639
– Improvements in font handling (UFI Mapping)
– Improvements in handling text inside paths
– Improved accuracy of coordinates in the Text Output when the “Save text position and style” option is used
– Added INI file option for better compatibility with certain applications printing in anisotropic resolutions (E.g.: 600×300 DPI)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 01-13-2016
Version : 14.52 (revision: 1381)
– Stability improvement for changing TIFF options when the Save As option is enabled

DATE : 01-12-2016
Version : 14.51 (revision: 1380)
– Improved performance when printing to multi-page TIFF format
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.07.26
– Stability improvement for appending multiple pages to a TIFF file
– Stability improvement for writing TIFF files larger than 2GB
– Removed the Internet Explorer checking from “End-User” Licensed printer drivers
– Updated manuals

DATE : 12-22-2015
Version : 14.50 (revision: 1370)
– The Printer Manager uses the same profiles as the Printer Drivers
– Stability improvement for cancelling install process
– Changed the profile name of the profile “Extract text from searchable documents” to “Text Output – Extract text from documents”
– Updated manuals

DATE : 12-17-2015
Version : 14.49 (revision: 1365)
– Added “Number of copies” option to redirect printing
– Added Collated/Uncollated printing option to redirect printing
– Added “Copy number” (<>) variable to annotation, header and footer options
– Added support for using the Flip options with redirect printing
– Added INI file option to use the old coordinate calculations (same as version 14.35 and older) for text output for compatibility
– Added INI file option to disable page headers in text output
– Updated manuals

DATE : 12-08-2015
Version : 14.48 (revision: 1360)
– The filename generation method is automatically changed to “Exact filename” When the Combine/Merge option is turned on
– Upgraded the Printer Driver MSI installers from .NET Framework version 2.0 to 4.0
– Removed .NET Framework 2.0 support from Uploading to FTP, Upload to SharePoint and Email sending components.
From this version, the components support only .NET Framework 4.0 or higher.
– Updated manuals

DATE : 12-04-2015
Version : 14.47 (revision: 1357)
– Added “Top” and “Fit to Width – Top” watermark positions
– Updated manuals

DATE : 11-20-2015
Version : 14.46 (revision: 1343)
– Stability improvement for using environment variables in header/footer for shared printers
– Stability improvement for handling printer settings when a printer is renamed
– Improvements for registry cleanup on driver uninstall
– Improved error reporting for SharePoint uploader
– Added support for the Office 365 SharePoint online
– Stability improvement for .NET detection in the installers
– Added auto configuration for custom INI file in the MSI installer
– Added “Extract text from searchable documents” profile
– Updated manuals

DATE : 11-17-2015
Version : 14.45 (revision: 1339)
– Fixed potential memory leak introduced in version 14.44

DATE : 11-10-2015
Version : 14.44 (revision: 1330)
– Enabled printer sharing for all drivers
– Enabled printer sharing for Agent printers
– Stability improvement in the MSI installers for reading custom INI files
– Stability improvement in the licensed installers for detecting already installed OEM Release printer drivers
– Stability improvement for loading custom paper sizes from profiles
– Renamed default printer profiles
– Set disable group file option in the default profiles
– Updated manuals

DATE : 10-28-2015
Version : 14.43 (revision: 1310)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.6.632
– Improvements for generating searchable PDF documents
– Improvements to allow copy-pasting unicode text from the generated PDF documents
– Stability improvement in the MSI installers for reading custom INI files

DATE : 10-19-2015
Version : 14.42 (revision: 1307)
– Stability improvement for Agent printer creation
– Stability improvement for reloading encoded passwords from profile files
– Added Windows 10 compatibility

DATE : 10-13-2015
Version : 14.42 (revision: 1297)
– Stability improvement for Text Output, when printing PDF documents

DATE : 10-12-2015
Version : 14.41 (revision: 1296)
– Stability improvement for printer driver installers if the Print Spooler service is not running
– Stability improvement for Message Capture when used with multiple Printers in paralell
– Stability improvement for setting up and testing SMTP connections using the Print Manager
– Added the “Audit log”, “Prompt the user only for email address” and “Delete every file, including attachment, after the email is sent” email options to the Printer Manager UI
– Added Message Capture warnings to the Group File
– Added new configurable time-out value for the Message Capture to the INI files
– Increased Message Capture default timeout values to 10 seconds
– Updated manuals

DATE : 08-31-2015
Version : 14.40 (revision: 1264)
– Added “Delete output document after the email is sent” option
– Added “Prompt the user only for email address” option to email sending
– Added Audit Log option to email sending
– Added INI file options to disable the settings window and about box links on the SMTP email sending window
– Added option to specify SMTP User Name without domain if the server allows it
– Added option to specify the SMTP Sender Email separately from the User Name
– Improved parameter validation for SMTP options
– Made error messages clearer during registration.
– Stability improvement for using the Messaging Interface with shared printers
– Added option to MSI installers to set email options using INI file
– Stability improvements for Intensity (brightness) control for large images
– Last output file name is written into bi_group.ini
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.5.631
– Improvements for printing vertical Asian text
– Improved bold text rendering for some fonts
– Improved handling of fonts that contain unicode characters in the name of the font (fixes disappearing characters, incorrect font substitutions and incorrectly positioned characters in Japanese text)
– Improvement for embedding Type 1 fonts
– Improvement for printing documents that contain embedded fonts, with font subsetting enabled
– Updated manuals

DATE : 07-20-2015
Version : 14.39 (revision: 1236)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.4.626
– Stability improvements for drawing arcs and ellipses
– Stability improvements for image handling
– Improvement in handling invalid DPI values

DATE : 07-08-2015
Version : 14.38 (revision: 1233)
– Stability improvement for the Monochrome/TIFF X1 Server MSI installer
– Improvement for the help button on the DCCM user interface

DATE : 07-07-2015
Version : 14.38 (revision: 1232)
– Added Document Converter Configuration Manager for Licensed Server printer drivers
– Stability improvement for printing Office documents with embedded printer settings (DEVMODE structures)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-11-2015
Version : 14.37 (revision: 1222)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.3.624
– Stability improvement for appending PDF files using the “Combine/Merge multiple documents into a single file” option (E.g.: Printing EXcel files with Auto-print)
– Updated licensing for BiBatchConverter
– Added option to install Agent Printers to the Licensed Printer Drivers
– Renamed the profiles in the Printer Drivers to be more descriptive
– Disabled Compatibility Warning in the Printer Driver INI files by default
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-28-2015
Version : 14.36 (revision: 1203)
– Stability improvement for printing Excel files into PDF documents using the “Combine/Merge multiple documents into a single file” option
– Improvement for “Extract text to file” option (text output line detection)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-19-2015
Version : 14.35 (revision: 1196)
– Stability improvement for image file name generation when the document name contains invalid Unicode characters
– Stability improvement for using the Messaging Interface with fresh driver installations (Writing Message Interface Name into Registry for all users)
– Updated licensing for BiBatchConverter

DATE : 05-14-2015
Version : 14.34 (revision: 1189)
– Stability improvement for Start Application feature

DATE : 05-11-2015
Version : 14.33 (revision: 1188)
– Stability improvement for changing the Messaging Interface Name and ID using the API
– Added FTP upload feature
– Added Email Sending Utility and SharePoint Uploading Utility .Net framework 4.0 version
– Added BIFTP .NET framework 4.0 to the Distribution folder of OEM Release Printer Driver
– Stability improvement for MSI installers for removing old printer drivers and installing new printer drivers (updating PDF dlls)
– Updated manuals

DATE : 04-08-2015
Version : 14.32 (revision: 1150)
– User interface improvement for Profile Manager
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-24-2015
Version : 14.31 (revision: 1140)
– Added 204×98 DPI Compatiblity Standard Fax mode, for applications that cannot handle 204×98 DPI properly (e.g. Adobe Reader)
– Improved “Extract Text to File” option for Hebrew and Arabic

DATE : 03-17-2015
Version : 14.30 (revision: 1136)
– User interface improvements
– Added “Split multipage PDF documents to single page” profile to Licensed and OEM ColorPlus and PDF Printer Driver
– Added “Split multipage Tiff documents to single page” profile to Licensed and OEM ColorPlus and Monochrome Printer Driver
– Set Save As option to disabled in “Merge to PDF” and “Merge to TIFF” profile
– Updated TiffViewer to version 14.22.714
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-13-2015
Version : 14.29 (revision: 1129)
– Stability improvement for printing and licensing in the Licensed MSI printer drivers
– Stability improvement for license checking when changing printer settings during the installation

DATE : 03-06-2015
Version : 14.28 (revision: 1125)
– Improvement for printing landscape documents using RAW data type
– Added Troubleshooting for RAW data type
– Stability improvement for printing and licensing in the OEM Demo drivers
– Stability improvement for installing the OEM and Licensed drivers on the same system
– Updated manuals

DATE : 03-02-2015
Version : 14.27 (revision: 1118)
– Stability improvement for Troubleshooting
– Improvements for “Extract text to file” option
– Added multi printer install option to TIFF/Monochrome DEMO printer driver installer
– Added multi printer install option to ColorPlus DEMO printer driver installer
– Changed the “Merge to PDF” and “Merge to TIFF” profiles to use the “Exact Filename” option
– Improved logging in the MSI installers

DATE : 02-11-2015
Version : 14.26 (revision: 1099)
– Stability improvement for multi-threaded PNG and GIF printing
– Improved Troubleshooting, debug file extension changed from DDF to EDF
– Updated manuals

DATE : 02-02-2015
Version : 14.25 (revision: 1095)
– Added multi printer install option to TIFF/Monochrome printer driver installer
– Added multi printer install option to ColorPlus printer driver installer
– Updated eLicense.dll to 4.04.135
– Fixed product registration problem (improvement for unique ID detection)
– Fixed potiential deadlock in License Checking
– Changed default Photo Quality Intensity to 70
– Updated manuals

DATE : 01-26-2015
Version : 14.20 (revision: 1086)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.618
– Significantly improved performance for printing to PDF file format
– Added embedded font indexing
– Improved performance of drawing operations
– User interface improvement for the Watermark Brightness option
– Stability improvement in the Printer Manager for old printer drivers without OCR

DATE : 01-20-2014
Version : 14.19 (revision: 1071)
– Stability improvements for the Uninstaller to remove the user settings from the registry
– Stability improvements for the Uninstaller to remove the driver files
– Stability improvements for the Installers to overwrite old printer driver files on the system
– Improvements for MSI Installers to overwrite old printer driver files on the system
– Stability improvements for the MSI Uninstaller to remove the driver files
– Added printer driver version to MSI installer log file
– Minor improvements in the user interface of the Installers
– Removed Message Capture C++ Sample from Demo OEM installers
– Removed BiPDFCJK.dll from the installers
– Stability improvement for “Generate output in memory” option
– Improvement for “Start Application” option: Document Name, Group Filename and Output Filename parameters are available when “Start Before Printing” is selected
– Improved TIFF error handling
– Stability improvement for printing with Message Capture
– Updated manuals

DATE : 12-10-2014
Version : 14.18 (revision: 1032)
– Fixed an issue where in some cases a 0 byte TIFF file got generated besides the output file
– Performance improvement for the “Extract text” option when “Eastern character support” is enabled
– Added INI file option to turn off directory access check at the start of printing
– Minor user interface improvements
– Stability improvements for MSI Installers when use DPD options
– Fixed memory leak related to temporary font files when printing from Adobe Reader when the “Extraxt text to file” option is enabled
– Fixed a registration problem on 64 bit systems
– Updated manuals

DATE : 11-19-2014
Version : 14.17 (revision: 1026)
– Stability improvements for MSI Installers when the ntuser.dat file is damaged or renamed on the computer.
– Updated eLicense.dll to 4.02.131
– Stability improvement in license registration
– Improved error handling for non-connection errors during registration
– Fix slowdown in printing of PDF files to TIFF – Microsoft Update KB2998812 cause temporary fonts accumulate in temp folder
– Stability improvement for printing with “Enable advanced printing features” unchecked, output disabled and text output enabled
– Updated manuals

DATE : 10-10-2014
Version : 14.16 (revision: 1011)
– Added compatibility with Auto-print SDK Demo
– Stability improvement for Mail Merge
– Improved output filename generation when printing from Visio
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.18.674

DATE : 09-30-2014
Version : 14.15 (revision: 1002)
– Improved profile loading
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.613
– Stability improvement when printing documents with Eastern characters to PDF format
– Stability improvement when printing to HTML format
– Deleting ‘Common profiles’ folder during uninstall
– Improved filename generation when printing PDF documents
– Updated MSI installation guides
– Updated manuals

DATE : 09-11-2014
Version : 14.14 (revision: 981)
– Improved profile loading
– Enabled Profile Manager for Agent Printers
– Added predefined Printer Driver profiles
– Stability improvement for BiBatchConverter licensing
– Renamed OCR data directory
– Need “OCR Language Pack for Printer Driver” version 2.0 to add additional languages

DATE : 09-02-2014
Version : 14.13 (revision: 960)
– Fixed Help button in the Printing preferences dialog OCR tab
– Updated manuals

DATE : 08-27-2014
Version : 14.13 (revision: 953)
– No changes

DATE : 08-14-2014
Version : 14.12 (revision: 932)
– No changes

DATE : 08-12-2014
Version : 14.12 (revision: 931)
– Improved multithreading
– Stability improvement for Bates numbering when “Redirect Printing” is enabled
– Updated Image Dlls to version 12.04.22 (improved multithreading in PDF dll)
– Stability improvement for printing to PDF Image format
– Stability improvement for Troubleshooting in EMF drivers
– Stability improvement for printing XPS documents from AutoPrint

DATE : 08-04-2014
Version : 14.11 (revision: 907)
– Improvement for Save As dialog

DATE : 08-01-2014
Version : 14.11 (revision: 905)
– Stability improvement for printing into image file formats

DATE : 07-31-2014
Version : 14.11 (revision: 902)
– Improved multithreading

DATE : 07-22-2014
Version : 14.11 (revision: 895)
– Fixed Threshold option Intensity scale
– “Rotate Landscape Image to Portrait” option is now available for all output file formats
– Added page rotation option for all output file formats
– Stability improvement for the “Redirect Printing” option
– Updated manuals

DATE : 07-16-2014
Version : 14.10 (revision: 889)
– Added 200 DPI resolution to FAX output
– Stability improvements for Multithreading
– Updated manuals
– Updated MSI installation guides

DATE : 07-02-2014
Version : 14.09 (revision: 879)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.595
– Stability improvements for printing very large documents to PDF file format
– Stability improvements for printing images on PDF documents
– Removed feature to disable tabs during the installation when installing EMF Printer Driver
– Stability Improvements for enabling tabs in the Configuration Manager during the installation
– Fixed Header/Footer offset settings and Troubleshooting settings missing from the default ini file
– Minor user interface changes in the Printing Preferences
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-27-2014
Version : 14.08 (revision: 872)
– Improvements for setting up log directory for E-mail sending
– Improvements for setting up log file for Uploading to SharePoint
– Improvements for setting up log file for Redirect printing
– Improvements for setting up Output directory
– Improvements for setting up Start application
– Improved filename generation when printing from Notepad

DATE : 06-25-2014
Version : 14.07 (revision: 862)
– Added Troubleshooting feautre to the Printer Driver
– Stability Improvement for Post Printing options when printing on Citrix
– Improved initial directories when browsing in Printing Preferences
– Fixed Color Depth combobox size problem when choosing PDF format in Save As dialog
– Fixed Barcode value cannot be removed in Printer Manager when disabled
– Stability Improvement in Custom File Naming
– Stability Improvement in Test Email sending
– Stability Improvement for Uninstalling the OEM Printer Drivers on Windows 8 and Windows 2012 systems
– Fixed Footer text loading from ini file
– Improved filename generation when printing from PowerPoint in compatibility mode
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-19-2014
Version : 14.06 (revision: 850)
– Rewritten uninstall DLL
– Updated Demo RTK link
– Updated MSI installation guides

DATE : 06-17-2014
Version : 14.06 (revision: 845)
– Stability improvement for Uninstalling the OEM Demo Printer Drivers on 32-bit operating system

DATE : 06-13-2014
Version : 14.05 (revision: 838)
– Improved wrong serial handling in MSI installers
– Stability Improvement for Uninstalling the Licensed Printer Driver when OEM Printer Driver is already installed
– Stability Improvement for Uninstalling the OEM Demo Printer Drivers

DATE : 06-04-2014
Version : 14.04 (revision: 825)
– Improved print quality when the “Create faxable image” option is turned on
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.15.639
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-27-2014
Version : 14.02 (revision: 818)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.580
– Stability improvement for eastern character handling in the PDF output
– Reduced PDF file size due to the improved font embedding
– Stability improvement for Linear PDF encryption
– Stability improvement for memory handling for PDF printing

DATE : 05-26-2014
Version : 14.01 (revision: 810)
– Added Configuration Manager (tab list) after custom configuration to OEM Printer Driver installers
– Fixed annotation positioning problem when printing PDF with fax resolution
– Fixed annotation, header, footer preview height problem when using fax resolution
– Fixed user name printing in annotation, header, footer

DATE : 05-21-2014
Version : 14.00 (revision: 801)
– Added Annotation Header/Footer feature
– Redesigned Annotation settings tab
– Fixed text flip problem on PDF printing
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.571
– Stability improvement for file name lengths exceeding 260 characters
– Improved paper orientation handling when changing paper size during message capture
– Added scaling option to redirect printing feature
– Updated manuals

DATE : 05-12-2014
Version : 13.99 (revision: 767)
– Stability improvements in the installers
– Stability improvement for setting Start Application Custom Parameter for all users

DATE : 05-02-2014
Version : 13.99 (revision: 743)
– Solved registration problem on Windows Vista 64-bit

DATE : 04-30-2014
Version : 13.99 (revision: 741)
– Added PDF Open settings to PDF and PDF/A file formats
– Fixed PDF/A file format settings cannot set on Save as dialog
– Improvement for margin handling when printing a PDF document generated by the printer driver to a physical printer
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.567
– Updated manuals

DATE : 04-23-2014
Version : 13.98 (revision: 731)
– Improvements for PDF format printing
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.563
– Stability Improvement for the “Create faxable image” feature
– Improvements in the RTK, Please see the RTK release notes

DATE : 04-16-2014
Version : 13.97 (revision: 718)
– Improvements in the Installation and Uninstallation
– Stability improvement for printing with redirect printing enabled
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.12.614
– eLicense version 4.00.116
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 04-07-2014
Version : 13.97 (revision: 703)
– Improvements for PDF format printing
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.554
– Improvements in the RTK, Please see the RTK release notes

DATE : 04-02-2014
Version : 13.96 (revision: 701)
– Stability improvements in the RTK, Please see the RTK release notes
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 03-25-2014
Version : 13.96 (revision: 699)
– Updated PDF Dlls to version 2.6.2.546
– Improvements for HTML file format printing
– Improvements for Bulleted List Symbol drawing
– Improvements for Line and Border drawing
– Improvements for Background Color handling
– Improvements for HTML object filling
– Improvements for the Clipping
– Improvements for Calculating the rotated text positions
– Improvements for Character Offset
– Improvements for the Headers in the HTML
– Stability improvements for PDF, PDF/A file formats
– Stability improvements for Linearized PDF (Fast Web View) printing
– Stability improvements for PDF printing from internet browsers
– Improvements for 1D barcode printing
– Improvements for file size optimalization

DATE : 03-21-2014
Version : 13.95 (revision: 696)
– Improved output folder access rights checking
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.11.601
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 03-19-2014
Version : 13.95 (revision: 695)
– Changed license registration communication to HTTPS
– Added Proxy handling in the license registration
– Added Proxy and HTTPS handling in the MSI registration
– Improved handling of invalid DPI values
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.11.600
– eLicense version 4.00.114
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 03-12-2014
Version : 13.94 (revision: 685)
– Added default printer feature to the Licensed Printer Driver installers
– Added trace logging to the MSI Installer for Registration
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 03-07-2014
Version : 13.93 (revision: 673)
– Stability improvement for the “Save as” feature when using the drivers with RemoteApp
– Improved dithering when using RAW data type
– Stability improvement for the licensed installers
– Stability improvement: Saving to TIFF file format a 0 byte output file is generated when Disable Output file is enabled
– Stability improvement: Automatically loading paper list
– Stability improvement when trying to print documents into restricted folder
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 02-24-2014
Version : 13.92 (revision: 661)
– Stability improvement for the “Save as” feature when using the drivers with RemoteApp
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.09.591
– Updated Manuals

DATE : 02-20-2014
Version : 13.91 (revision: 654)
– Stability improvement for email sending with Outlook 2013 64-bit

DATE : 02-18-2014
Version : 13.90 (revision: 650)
– Added OCR feature to the Printer Drivers
– Created OCR Language Pack for Printer Drivers
– Added registration process logging in MSI Printer Drivers
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.6.2.527, Fixed the following issues:
– Printing Chinese Excel file causes Spooler Crash
– Incorrect output when printing from UPS
– Spooler Crashed when printing from ‘mapquest.com’ into PDF or PDF/A
– Spooler Crash when printing Turkish Word document into Linearlized PDF on Server 2003 R2
– GDI object leak while printing to Linearized PDF on Windows XP
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.07.581
– Updated manual

DATE : 01-21-2014
Version : 13.82 (revision: 620)
– Added EMF output file format to ColorPlus drivers
– Added “Bottom” and “Fit to Width – Bottom” watermark positions
– On Windows Server systems the drivers now use the current user’s session ID for the messagaing interface by default
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.04.566
– Updated manual

DATE : 01-08-2014
Version : 13.81 (revision: 612)
– Update Resource Tool Kit (RTK). Includes several improvement and Windows 8 adaptation.
– Fixed blicectr.dll version info
– Updated TiffViewer to version 11.03.559
– Updated manual

DATE : 11-29-2013
Version : 13.80 (revision: 599)
– New profile file format that allows sharing printer settings between different driver types
– Updated PDF DLLs to version 2.6.1.492 (Restored PDF interface)
– Improved compatibility with older Black Ice products
– Stability improvement for custom installers (renaming tiff32.dll and application starter utility)
– CustomStartApplicationParameter not loaded for users through the INI file
– Updated Document Imaging DLLs to version 12.04.21
– Updated TiffViewer to version 10.14.536
– Updated manuals

DATE : 10-31-2013
Version : 13.79 (revision: 587)
– Stability improvement for Custom Application parameter in multi-user environments
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.479

DATE : 10-14-2013
Version : 13.78 (revision: 579)
– Added editable XML file format Updated PDF Dlls version 2.6.1.479
– Improvements for page size handling in Redirect Printing option
– Stability improvement for Force Printer DPI option
– Updated TiffViewer to 10.11.499
– Updated manuals

DATE : 09-20-2013
Version : 13.77 (revision: 561)
– Stability improvements for the MSI installers
– “Save as” dialog always stays on top
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.448

DATE : 09-16-2013
Version : 13.77 (revision: 558)
– Fixed page orientation issue when printing from Outlook 2007
– Updated manuals
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.448

DATE : 09-10-2013
Version : 13.76 (revision: 556)
– Updated PDF Dlls version 2.6.1.448 for the better PDF printing
– Stability improvement for clipping in PDF and PDF/A output
– Stability improvement for background filling in PDF and PDF/A output
– Stability improvement for positions and scalings of texts in PDF and PDF/A output

DATE : 09-05-2013
Version : 13.75 (revision: 555)
– Added Stop Restart Spooler to uninstall process
– Added MSI installer for ColorPlus X1 Server, PDF X1 Server and Monochrome X1 Server printer drivers
– Updated manuals
– Updated MSI installation guides
– Updated TiffViewer to 9.17.438
– Stability Improvement for printing from Internet Explorer 9 with Protected Mode turned on
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.432

DATE : 08-15-2013
Version : 13.74 (revision: 545)
– No changes in the Printer Driver
– Added silent uninstall support for the InstallShield samples in the Printer Driver API/Resource Toolkit
– Improved silent mode for MSI samples in the Printer Driver API/Resource Toolkit
– Updated manuals
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.432

DATE : 08-07-2013
Version : 13.73 (revision: 541)
– Updated manuals
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.432

DATE : 07-25-2013
Version : 13.73 (revision: 540)
– Stability improvement for TIFF output
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.432

DATE : 07-24-2013
Version : 13.72 (revision: 537)
– Updated PDF dll-s to 2.6.1.432
– Updated TiffViewer to 9.15.414
– Updated manuals

DATE : 07-05-2013
Version : 13.71 (revision: 535)
– Stability improvement for the open file dialogs
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.429

DATE : 07-04-2013
Version : 13.71 (revision: 534)
– Environment variables are now allowed in more printer driver parameters
– Stability improvement for JPEG compressed TIFF output
– Updated manuals
– Updated PDF dll-s to 2.6.1.429
– Problem of spooler crash of generating HTML files is fixed. The problem is introduced in version 13.70.525

DATE : 06-10-2013
Version : 13.70 (revision: 525)
– Added 1 bit monochrome, 8 bit color and 8 bit grayscale support for PDF and PDF/A files
– Added dithering support for images in PDF and PDF/A files
– Added color pattern generation for the stroking and filling colors
for better visual accuracy in PDF and PDF/A files with lower color depths
– Added image resampling option to PDF and PDF/A files
– Added LZW compression support to PDF files
– Updated PDF dll-s to 2.6.1.422
– Updated manuals

DATE : 06-05-2013
Version : 13.66 (revision: 522)
– Added “Delete files after uploading” option to SharePoint settings
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.375

DATE : 05-28-2013
Version : 13.65 (revision: 519)
– Added “Use Embedded Text” barcode option to X1 printer drivers
– Added MSI installer for ColorPlus Server, PDF Server and Monochrome Server printer drivers
– Updated manuals
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.375

DATE : 05-08-2013
Version : 13.60 (revision: 506)
– Improved Extract Text option for Barcode Printing
– Stability Improvement for Barcode Printing with the Redirect Printing option
– Stability Improvement for Redirect Printing option when printing from Internet Exporer 9
– Stability Improvement for the Email sending option in the MSI installers
– Stability Improvement for the SharPoint Upload option in the MSI installers
– Updated manuals
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.375

DATE : 04-23-2013
Version : 13.60 (revision: 494)
– Black Ice Software release the X1 Printer Drivers.
– Used PDF SDK DLLs version 2.6.1.375