Installation guidelines with steps, printer management software to modify the settings in print, scan and copy, maintenance, troubleshooting and software update tool are the information available in the full feature software and print driver.
Only basic functionality of the printer is provided by the basic driver download and limited functions on print and scan options. Windows, Mac operating systems and third party scan app support is also limited on the basic driver. The only advantage is that the execution file of the software is small.
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.
To automatically install the printer driver and USB port, download the plug and play driver. But it only provides the basic functionalities of the printer. 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.