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The PWG has defined an IPP extension for 3D printing using standard file formats and an associated XML print job ticket format.
Print to any network or USB printer without using special software from the manufacturer.
Support multiple network protocols and job ticket formats using our abstract model.
PWG Standards define all of the common network protocols used by your printer.
Candidate Standard 5100.13-2023: IPP Driver Replacement Extensions v2.0 (NODRIVER) has been approved. This specification defines new attributes, values, and operations to support features, capabilities, localization, and status information that traditionally could only be provided by vendor- or model-specific drivers.
Candidate Standard 5100.7-2023: IPP Job Extensions v2.1 (JOBEXT) has been approved. This specification defines the “media-col” Job Template attribute and extends the Job management, monitoring, and processing capabilities of IPP.
Candidate Standard 5100.3-2023: IPP Production Printing Extensions v2.0 (PPX) has been approved. This specification defines attributes used for imposition, layout, and printing of covers, insert sheets, separator sheets, and different kinds of job sheets in high-volume “production” environments.
This specification was previously titled the “IPP Production Printing Attributes - Set 1”.
The PWG Formal Vote of the IPP Driver Replacement Extensions v2.0 (NODRIVER) specification is currently underway.
The PWG Call for Objections of the iPP Job Extensions v2.1 (JOBEXT) has begun.