PaperCut NG

DIY print management for everyone

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Easy print management that lets you hit the ground running with full tracking, visibility, and more

FULLY TRACKED PRINTING

Powerful visibility in any print environment

Without eyes on who’s printing what, printing budgets can become unruly. Fast. That’s why PaperCut NG comes with detailed print job tracking and reporting to truly rein in costly, wasteful printing.

Flexible monitoring

View in-depth rundowns of print activity for single users, groups, departments, and more.

Print logs and archiving

Go beyond knowing how much users print to discover what they print, and even download original spools.

Responsible printing budgets

Assign quotas or limits to individual users or entire teams to make sure printing funds go where planned.

RESPONSIBLE PRINTING

Shrink your footprint and your bills

Giving back to the earth and your printing budget, PaperCut NG boasts eco-friendly policies to help you use less paper, save on toner, and make sustainable habits the status quo.

Responsible reminders

Implement print policies with friendly prompts for users to print in duplex or grayscale.

Limits and quotas

Block printing based on page or dollar amounts, or implement requests for extended access.

Actionable reports

Get full print visibility that unlocks in-depth insights and stats — even how many trees you’ve saved.

EASY PRINTING

Enable printing that just works - on every platform

PaperCut NG fits in with your print environment, not the other way around. That means you can configure things exactly to your liking and we’ll make sure the printing part simply happens.

Mobile and BYOD printing

Print natively on Chromebooks, Android, macOS, iOS, and Windows devices — anywhere, over the internet on Chromebooks.

Automated print queues

Push the right print queues and printer drivers to roaming users no matter where they go, all automatically.

Super quick setup

Install in minutes to start tracking printing immediately, and see real usable results in a matter of days.

One tool to cover all your bases

PaperCut NG checks off all the print management boxes you need to make tangible cost-cutting changes quicker than ever.

Extra print management powers

Advanced client billing

Allocate printing costs to projects, budget areas, departments, faculties or clients, at the time of print. Bill back or track these print costs to improve your bottom line.

More about print cost allocation and charging

Easy upgrades

New versions roll out every few months. Easily upgrade to leverage new features with an easy install-over-the-top process.

See how easy it is to upgrade NG

Third-party integrations

Do more with PaperCut. Anything from installing student payment gateways through to integrating with a legal practice management system, plus 100s more! Many integrations have been developed in cooperation with our customers and partners.

Learn about our integrations & customizations

The proof in the pudding

The benefit of PaperCut is really in its ease of use. It’s the right choice if you are looking for something with ease of application and an easy user interface.

– C.Y. Tung, co-founder of the Institute for Shipboard Education

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PaperCut NG pricing

Licensing for PaperCut NG is super easy! It’s a one-time fee, based on the number of users with no limit on the number of servers, workstations, or number of printers.

PaperCut NG FAQs

All the things you want to know about PaperCut NG.

What does PaperCut NG do? What problems does PaperCut solve for me?

PaperCut NG is a software application that helps organizations manage printing. It helps to:

  • Minimise waste
  • Save paper and toner/ink
  • Improve document security
  • Save the system administrator's time
  • Encourage end-users to improve printing behavior

And that's just the start; it does so much more. Jump in to the discover section to see how PaperCut NG can help support your business.

How does PaperCut NG differ from PaperCut MF?

PaperCut MF and NG are very similar in core features and, at a technical level, share the same code base. But only PaperCut MF can integrate directly with Multifunction Devices (MFDs) and other hardware to deliver extra features. The embedded software available with PaperCut MF runs on the MFD and allows you to track and control printing, copying, faxing, and scanning.

Extra capabilities included in PaperCut MF:

  • Track and control access with user ID authentication right at the device.
  • Create a consistent user experience on the screen across all your devices. (Co-branded for your organization if you'd like.)
  • Use network card readers to facilitate secure print release and Find-Me printing at any copier or MFD via card swipe.
  • Enable users to reload their PaperCut MF user account in pay-per-print environments by integrating with cash payment hardware.
  • A few other complex integration areas that are too obscure to list here in an FAQ!

All other features, including general print tracking, print quotas, rules-based printing, and driverless web print, etc. are identical on both PaperCut MF and PaperCut NG.

What platforms does PaperCut support?

The top-level answer is Windows, Mac, Linux, and Novell. The next level answer is anything that can get a print job onto these platforms. We've got customers using PaperCut to manage printing from anything from the latest mainframes — such as AS400 and custom UNIX systems — all the way down to mobile devices.

What problems does PaperCut help me solve?

Many! Everything from basic print logging, all the way up to advanced print and document security. Check out the discover section for an overview. Oh! And I'm sure one day PaperCut will even help you make coffee... our developers are working on that right now :)

What are the typical cost reductions/savings?

Savings depend on the features implemented and the organization type. In the education environment, most organizations see big savings and an ROI in only a few months. Businesses save up to 20% by implementing just the secure print release and Find-Mme printing functionality. Mix in print policies to encourage duplex printing, or your own rules, and soon you'll not only be saving paper but also making users more productive while you're doing less admin work!

Have a play with the ROI calculator to get a feel.

How long does it take to get up and running?

This all depends on how complex you make your configuration! At its simplest form, PaperCut NG can be installed and set up in minutes and you can immediately start benefiting from reporting and basic print quotas or rules.

How exactly does PaperCut tracks and control my printing?

Any distributed system that is worth considering should be designed with security in mind, and PaperCut has certainly done this! Any data PaperCut transmits between system components is encrypted using SSL, which when coupled with a signed certificate, makes communication of data secure to industry standards. PaperCut can install and function entirely within the secure walls of an organization. Additionally, the product uses minimal ports to ensure network security setup is simple and effective.

Is PaperCut a secure solution? My environment is extremely restrictive, and we can't run anything that isn't totally airtight!

PaperCut works by "watching" the print jobs as they pass through your print/file server (be it Windows, Mac, Novell or Linux). You don't need any special print drivers or setup. PaperCut works by directly analyzing the Postscript, PCL or other print data as it's being sent to the device. If PaperCut needs to take action, say deny or hold printing due a policy, the print job is automatically canceled or paused.

Always innovating

It's not what the software does today, it's what it will do tomorrow. We've been innovating for over 20 years.

At PaperCut we don't just sit back and smell the coffee... we consume it in copious amounts, and there’s a good reason for it. We use this as our fuel to keep making better and better products with a vision to help our customers achieve their goals!

1999

PaperCut NG first released

We ushered in the Next Generation (NG) of print management.

FEB 2019

We made it easier with Print Scripting for people to customize their printing

AUG 2019

Enable printing for the right person, at the right time with Print Deploy

DEC 2019

Leveling up Print Deploy among other things

JUN 2020

We're giving the users more control, and so much more. Get the whole story here.

COMING SOON

Check out the percolator.

It just works

It doesn’t matter what size your organization is, what printers you use, or what operating system your users prefer — PaperCut NG is for you.

That’s because we take a cross-platform, vendor-neutral approach to technology and device support to deliver a print management solution that just works.

ANY BRAND

Managing printing on Brother printers. Controlling printing on Canon printers Tracking printing on Datacard printers Managing printing on Dell printers Limit printing on Epson printers Tracking printing on Fiery RIPs Logging printing on Gestetner printers Managing printing on HP printers Tracking usage on Konica Minolta printers Kyocera printer running print quota software View printing on Lanier Copiers Controlling printing on Lexmark printers Usage on Muratec printers Controlling usage of Nashuatec printers Print management software for OCE MFDs Print audit solutions for OKI printers Secure print release for Olivetti devices Ricoh printers run PaperCut printing software Samsung printer control Embedded software for Savin MFD/MFP Sharp printers running OSA on-device software by PaperCut Log the printing done on Tektronix printers Toshiba MFDs running secure print release software on the touchscreen Secure login on Triumph Adler printers using ID cards Control printing on UTAX copiers and printers Print charging and print quotas on Xerox printers

ANY PLATFORM

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Of course you do!

One of our customer care team will get in touch to work out the best way to get PaperCut NG into your organization.