You can install your printer driver by using the Windows built-in solution or by using the Mac printer driver using Apple software update depending on your operating system.
The full feature software driver provides installation guidelines with steps, printer management software to modify the settings in print, scan and copy, maintenance, troubleshooting and software update tool.
The basic driver consist of the driver only for basic functionality of the printer. The basic driver provides only limited function in print and scan. The limitation include the Windows, Mac and third party scan app support. It is downloaded fast as it is small in size.
The HP Easy start driver is an installation app that helps to download and install process for Mac supported printer. 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.
The plug and play driver automatically install the printer driver and the USB port. It provides only the basic printer functionality. 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.