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HP SmartStream Print Controller (Digital Download)

(Upon purchase you will recieve download instructions)


Your production workflow, two times more efficient

Help turn operator efficiency into operating profit on HP PageWide XL and current HP DesignJet production printers with HP SmartStream job preparation and processing software. Take the challenge out of printing PDFs, finish jobs in 50% of the time and add key efficiencies for both monochrome and color production.


Do jobs in 50% of the time

Easy, intuitive HP SmartStream software helps you respond faster and serve your customers far better. 

  • Ultra-fast HP SmartStream Preflight Manager file analysis and processing
  • Reduce reprints—native PDF management with Adobe PDF Print Engine 4
  • Easily distribute the HP SmartStream configuration into different workstations—presets, hot folders, printers
  • Make sure files are produced reliably with the automatic detection of potential issues
  • Undock the preview to organize HP SmartStream according to your needs
  • Manage your HP PageWide XL, HP DesignJet production printers, and non-HP large-format printers
  • Preview color just as it will print with HP Crystal Preview Technology



Finish jobs in 50% of the time

1. Paper size and type (color or monochrome) automatically detected

2. Save settings into a preset and apply them when needed

3. Filtering and sorting option, and extract feature—multipage job management

4. Adjust all your printing settings per page, file, or job

5. Use the classification of pages by size and color to apply settings or to (re)move them—simplify production of large jobs



Enhance your production workflow

6. Submit Jobs to HP SmartStream or directly to Print through shared hot folders

7. Multi-printer support— HP PageWide XL, HP DesignJet production printers, and non-HP large-format printers

8. Detailed information about printer status, ink level, loaded media, and pages in the queue to be printed

9. Production accessories integration—online folders, stackers, and scanners

10. Keep track of the status of your job through the Printing queue and Job history panel; Job history allows you to easily make reprints

11. Prepare prints and put them on hold for release at a later time.



Expand with color production

12. HP Crystal Preview Technology— preview color just as it will print

13. Get accurate data for invoicing and check if files are printed correctly with the job summary data that can be included in the job separator page

14. Add text or image stamps to jobs and save them as templates to reuse when needed

15. Help cut media costs with automatic nesting

16. Resolution center—automatic detection of potential PDF and layout issues

HP SmartStream Print Controller (Digital Download)

  • Warranty

    90-day warranty


    Languages supported

    English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Taiwanese, Catalan


    Minimum System Requirements

    • Intel Core i3 2.4 GHz with 4 virtual cores/threads
    • 4 GB of RAM
    • 3.5 GB of free space on hard disk, plus 100 MB for each additional printer added
    • Screen resolution of 1280 × 1024 pixels, tuned or calibrated to sRGB for optimal HP Crystal Preview performance
    • Ethernet, IPv4, 100 Mb/s
    • Microsoft Windows 7 or 8 (32- or 64-bit)
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