Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
MikeB

Suggested Plotter Drivers for Mac

Recommended Posts

Our office has been using Powerplot for years to print to our HP DesignJet 600. We have reciently been notified that Powerplot is no longer a supported product. Can anyone make a recommendation for us as to other printer drivers and their pro's and con's.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Thanks

Share this post


Link to post

Definitely MacPlot!

In 1996 I carefully compared the two, with MacPlot offering more useable features than PowerPlot. There was also a discount for Minicad users back then. Those features included Mirror Reverse printing and Plot file saving (perhaps now equalled by its competitors). It's my recommendation.

------------------

Kenneth

Share this post


Link to post

I have been using Microspot's MacPlot Pro with MC7 and VW driving HP330... not a single problem and great output. Unless you go in for a postscript RIP I think MacPlot is the ONLY alternative currently available.

HTH, Fred

Share this post


Link to post

I agree with the above. We use Microspot's raster driver on an HP DesignJet 230 with excellent results.

Their product is now called Microspot GraphicPac or Ultra GraphicPac (formerly MacPlot) and you get both a raster driver and an HPGL2 driver with it.

The only downside is that it uses a software protection device (dongle) which is required at each workstation for speedy plotting, or if you get the Ultra GraphicPac you only need one dongle and your entire network recognizes it.

Good Luck,

Peter Thayer

Share this post


Link to post

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

 

7150 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046, USA   |   Contact Us:   410-290-5114

 

© 2018 Vectorworks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Vectorworks, Inc. is part of the Nemetschek Group.

×
×
  • Create New...