Some of the important information available in the full feature software and print driver are installation guidelines with steps, printer management software to modify the settings in print, scan and copy, maintenance, troubleshooting and software update tool
You can use some of the basic functionalities such as print and scan options if you download the basic driver only. The basic driver support for Windows, Mac operating system and third party scan app is also limited. The software size of the basic driver is small is the only advantage.
Download and install the Mac supported printer driver using the HP Easy Start. This is available for most Mac operating system version instead of the full feature print driver. It helps to install the most current version and best available driver with the installation guide.
Download the plug and play driver to automatically install the printer driver and USB port. The Host based driver only takes the advantage of the computer memory and processing power to complete the print jobs.
The postscript driver include Adobe’s Postscript software interfaces with your printer to sharp graphics and to handle multiple printing fonts. The PCL6 USB driver provides basic printer functionality without downloading separate drivers for every utilized printer.