IPP / CUPS printing for Chrome & Chromebooks
Local network printing for Chrome and Chromebooks
What is IPP / CUPS printing for Chrome & Chromebooks?
The 'IPP/CUPS printing for Chrome & Chromebooks' is a Chrome extension that facilitates direct and reliable local network printing from Chromebooks and Chrome. It enables users to print directly to compatible network printers or via a CUPS print server, eliminating the need for Cloud Print. The extension supports multiple printers, offers a compatibility check feature, and now embraces more printer models through PWG and Unirast (Airprint) formats. Users should note that automatic printer discovery is not supported, hence the requirement of the printer's IP address and IPP path.
Finally reliable local network printing for Chromebooks is possible.
This Chrome extension allows you to print directly to compatible network printers or a CUPS print server from Chrome and Chromebooks. No Cloud Print required.
Key features: Multiple printer support Printer compatibility check Offline help page Landscape, multiple copy printing Now supports more printers via PWG and Unirast (Airprint) formats
Known limitations: It does not automatically find printers on the network, you need to know the IP address and IPP path for the printer (consult your printer documentation & help section in the extension).
** Search the store for 'WiFi printer driver for Chromebooks' which offers auto-detection of printers **
User reviews summary
- Works with various printer models including Brother and Samsung printers
- Helpful in setting up printers in a Chromebook environment
- Useful alternative after the discontinuation of Google Cloud Print
- Difficulties in printing despite the application recognizing the printers
- Access to printer requires IP address knowledge
- Instructions for setup are somewhat complicated
- IP address required for printer setup
- Quality alternative to Google Cloud Print
- Works well with Brother printers
IPP / CUPS printing for Chrome & Chromebooks is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install IPP / CUPS printing for Chrome & Chromebooks if you trust the publisher.
IPP / CUPS printing for Chrome & Chromebooks has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.
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