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Universal Print Driver

What is the Universal Print Driver?

The Lexmark Universal Print Driver provide users and administrators with a standardized, one-driver solution for their printing needs. Instead of installing and managing individual drivers for each printer model, administrators can install the Lexmark Universal Print Driver for use with a variety of both mono and color laser printers and multi-function devices.


Allows versatility

The Lexmark Universal Print Drivers are available in 22 languages, supporting more than 60 printer models, whether attached locally or over a network. All packages have been tested in cluster server environments, Microsoft Terminal Server and Citrix environments, and are Microsoft WHQL certified (digitally signed). PCL 5, PCL XL, and PostScript 3 emulations are available for Windows 2000 and later.

Enables bidirectional communication

The bidirectional communication capability allows the driver to automatically detect and update the installed options both at install time and upon user request. This allows the driver to adapt to the various capabilities of our different printers, but unlike other universal print drivers, the network traffic is minimal.

Reduces cost for IT support

With only one package to manage, testing and internal certification of print drivers is simplified by the use of the Lexmark Universal Print Driver packages. Time spent on installation, both on servers and workstations, is greatly reduced, and hard drive space formerly occupied by many product-specific drivers is now diminished significantly.

Enables increased user efficiency

The Lexmark Universal Print Driver packages use the same graphic user interface as the product-specific drivers the users are accustomed to, and now all queues will share that same interface, decreasing calls to the help desk. Users can create and save profiles for their most frequently used settings, or use profiles that were created for them by IT.

Facilitates corporate sustainability initiatives

Administrators can use the Lexmark Universal Print Driver packages to encourage their organization’s environmental policies. The default queue settings can be modified to include duplex, multi-page printing (N-up), toner darkness, and other resource-saving measures.

Operating System Compatibility

The Lexmark Universal Print Drivers are available for the following operating systems in 32-bit and 64-bit versions (where available):

Windows 7

Windows Server 2008

Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Vista

Windows Server 2003

Windows XP

Windows Server 2000

Windows 2000 3

The Universal Print Drivers are also compatible with the following Citrix implementations in 32-bit and 64-bit versions (where available):

Windows Server 2008 with Citrix XenApp 5.0

Windows Server 2008 R2 with Citrix XenApp 6.0

Windows Server 2003 with Citrix Presentation Server 4.5

Windows Server 2003 with Citrix Presentation Server 4.0

Windows Server 2003 with Citrix Presentation Server 3.0

Windows Server 2000 with Citrix Presentation Server 4.0 3

Windows Server 2000 with Citrix Presentation Server 3.0 3

Windows Drivers/Software

This package includes the 32/64-bit, PCL 5 emulation, PCL XL emulation and PS3 emulation universal printer driver. Drivers are Microsoft WHQL certified. In addition it contains the following components:

- Lexmark Phone Book - is used to manage fax contacts.
- lTravel Print ("mobile printing") driver subcomponent - allows for print time discovery of printers for users who are mobile


Additional Download Options

Device Compatibility

Mono Laser Printers

E220n1, E230, E232, E234, E234n, E238, E240, E240n, E340, E342n, E250d, E250dn, E350d, E352dn, E450dn, E260, E260d, E260dn, E320, E322, E3211, E3231, E330, E332, E360d, E360dn, E460dn, E460dw, E462dtn

Optra S 1625, Optra S 1855, Optra S 2420, Optra S 2450, Optra S 2455, Optra T612, Optra T614, Opta T616

T420, T430, T520, T522, T620, T622, T630, T632, T634, T640, T642, T644, T650, T652, T654, T656

W820, W840, W850

Mono Multifunction Printers


X203n, X204n, X264dn, X363dn, X364dn, X364dw, X340n2, X342n2, X422, X463de, X464de, X466dte, X466dtwe, X642e, X644e, X646e, X646ef, X651de, X652de, X654dte, X656de, X658de, X820e, X830, X832, X850e, X852e, X854e, X860e, X862e, X864e

Color Laser Printers

C510, C520, C522, C524, C530, C532, C534, C540, C543, C544, C546, C734, C736, C750, C752, C760, C762, C770, C772, C780, C782, C782 XL, C790, C792, C912, C920, C935, C950de

Color Multifunction Printers

X543, X544, X546, X548, X548e, X734de, X736de, X738de, X762e, X772e, X782e, X782e XL, X790, X792, X912, X925, XS925, X940e, X945e, X950de, X952de, X954de

1 The duplex function is not supported.

2 Custom forms, collation, booklet printing, and most print quality controls are not available.

3 Windows 2000 support is limited to UPD version 1.6.2