May 14, 2007

Adobe To Release PostScript Driver For Windows Vista — Finally

Adobe has taken some heat from users for what they claim is its lukewarm support for Windows Vista.

Source: InformationWeek
Written by Paul McDougall

Adobe Systems(ADBE) on Monday said it plans to release a Windows Vista-compatible driver for printers that use its PostScript page description language in July — a full six months after Microsoft’s new operating system was released for general sale.

PCs running Windows Vista can currently print documents on PostScript-enabled printers using a default driver that ships with Vista. But the default driver isn’t capable of enabling advanced printing effects like transparencies and gradients, Adobe said.

Drivers send instructions back and forth between computers and connected peripheral devices like printers, monitors, and CD-burners.
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