Airprint works...and is lame.
January 22, 2013 3:27 PM   Subscribe

Is there a better printing app for the iPad than HP eprint or Apple Airprint? One that allows you to print directly to a printer over wifi (i.e., without having another computer running and connected to the network), offers legal size printing and photo print sizes other than 4x6? Thanks!
posted by SampleSize to Computers & Internet (4 answers total) 8 users marked this as a favorite
I believe that Airprint enabled printers do not need a separate computer to be on the network to work. I think you can also attach a printer to an airport express with a USB cable to also enable Airprint.

I don't know about alternative paper sizes
posted by rockindata at 4:16 PM on January 22, 2013

I snagged Printer Pro for free/cheap late last year. I have been happy with it. I am not sure about printing legal size etc but a couple of the pdfs I have printed have been legal size and came out fine.
posted by Razzle Bathbone at 4:18 PM on January 22, 2013

Have you checked with your printer manufacturer? More and more are releasing print & scan apps for their printers. Kyocera's is particularly kickass.
posted by xedrik at 4:20 PM on January 22, 2013

Rockindata, the Airport Express doesn't support Airprint, but you are correct, AirPrint enabled printers don't need a separate computer.
posted by Good Brain at 1:31 AM on January 23, 2013

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