Zebra Virtual PrintWare


Zebra Virtual PrintWare Suite allows you to monitor multiple printers remotely, giving you complete visibility and control over when, how, and where each card is printed.  Scale and manage card printers and print by distributing job capacity across different locations to integrate easily and deploy distributed card-issuance projects.

Zebra PrintMonitor:

Provides printer and print job management and monitoring.

  • Manage new or existing deployments of multiple networked Zebra ZXP Series card printers
  • Visually monitor real-time health and status of multiple printers – all from a single console
  • Configure and update multiple networked printers all at once, maximizing performance and reliability.
  • Consolidate individual printers into logical groups for easy management of large network configurations.

Zebra PrintManager:

Software solution for close loop printing that enables print job load balancing across multiple network printers for throughput scalability and performance:

  • Easily integrate XML text data streams for card printing from any application, or operating system.
  • Print to one or more networked card printers, pool printers for maximum performance and throughput.
  • Manage and log print jobs to an integrated database

Detailed Specs:

Printer(s) and operating systems supported with Zebra Virtual PrintWare:

  • ZXP Series 3, ZXP Series 7 and ZXP Series 8 printers only
  • Windows XP (32-bit), Windows 7 (32-and 64-bit), Windows Server® 2008 (32- and 64-bit)

Card printer features supported:

  • ZXP Series printers connected with an Ethernet connection
  • Single or dual-sided card printing
  • Monochrome or color printing
  • Magnetic- encoding
  • Contact and contactless encoding is not currently supported
Features PrintMonitor PrintManager
Number of Supported Printers 1 user, 1-10 printers
Local database Yes Yes
Discover and monitor printers Yes Yes
Add and manage print queues No Yes
Template printing capable No Yes
CardStudio Template Design integration No Yes
Included ZMotif Windows printer driver N/A Yes
External database capable No No
Integraded user login security Yes Yes
USB attach printer support No No