Projects / TurboPrint


TurboPrint is a comfortable high-quality printer driver system for Linux. It is designed to produce maximum quality photo printouts as well as high-speed text documents. It provides printer drivers for almost every inkjet printer, e.g. Canon PIXMA, Epson Stylus Color and Photo, and HP DeskJet, DesignJet, and PhotoSmart. All printer features are supported. TurboPrint has a real color management system. High quality color profiles ensure optimum color reproduction on all print media. A comfortable GUI configuration menu and a printer toolbox (head cleaning, alignment, ink quantity) are included. TurboPrint can be easily integrated into the CUPS printing system.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  14 Jul 2008 13:25

    Release Notes: Many new features were added, such as color management with ICC profiles, printer status monitoring with a panel applet, manual duplex printing, print preview, ink saving mode, and color profiling service. This version has a completely new GTK2 user interface with a central configuration program that can be used without root privileges. A print plugin for GIMP makes printing via TurboPrint comfortable. A free 30-day trial version with full functionality is available.

    •  22 Sep 2005 12:25

      Release Notes: CD printing was improved. Printing to Samba printers with authorization was fixed. A command line option for printing the ink status was added to tpconfig. Printer status display and control, a test page button, and automatic printer and port recognition were added to xtpconfig. Drivers were added for Canon PIXMA iP1000, iP1500, iP2000, iP3000, iP4000, iP4000R, iP5000, iP6000D, iP8500 as well as Canon MP110, MP130, MP700, MP730, MP750, MP780, MPC190, i255, and Multipass F30 printers. A driver for the Epson Stylus Photo R800 was added.

      •  18 Aug 2004 11:23

        Release Notes: This release features many new drivers and other enhancements. New printer drivers include Canon i80, i250, i320, i350, i450, i455, i470, i560, i860/865, i960/i965, i990, i9900/9950, Epson Stylus C64, C66, C84, C86, Epson Stylus Photo R200/300, RX500/600, HP DeskJet 5xxx, and HP PhotoSmart 7xxx.

        •  20 Jan 2003 15:59

          Release Notes: TurboPrint now comes with many more Canon, HP, and Epson drivers. It has a bug fix for SuSE 8.1 and Mandrake 9.0. An RPM package is now provided.

          •  14 Dec 2001 11:04

            Release Notes: Many new drivers were added (e.g. Canon S300,500,630,6300; Epson C20,40,60,70,80,Photo810; HP DeskJet 820,920,940,960). Compatibility with CUPS/KDEprint was improved.


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