printer driver

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • A program which enables a computer operating system to communicate with, and control a printer. Each printer has its own specialized commands, and when a new printer is added to the computer, its driver must be installed for it to function properly.

Publishing

  • noun dedicated software that converts and formats the user’s commands ready for a printer
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