PaperCut Pocket

Print management for small businesses in the cloud


All online, all in the cloud — any small business can jump into sustainable, secure, and easy printing

PaperCut Pocket is the first product using our new cloud platform and is brewing in our percolator/beta program. If you're a techie, early adopter, or have a liking for guinea pigs, we would love you to join the program. Check out the PaperCut Pocket percolator page.


Connect people with printers in minutes

No more pain configuring servers or setting up print queues and printer drivers. PaperCut Pocket does it all behind the scenes so you can get users printing ASAP on pretty much anything — all in record time, online, and with zero fuss.

Print from any device

Enable driver-free printing on Chromebooks, Android, macOS, iOS, and Windows devices in any combination.

Onboard anyone fast

Get people printing with easy invites — all you need is their email addresses.

And it's easy for you too...

Do you manage the network? Stay on top of printing with toner forecasts, insights, reminders, and more.


Protect documents before, during, and after printing

Have you ever printed the payroll and forgot to pick it up from the printer? You'll never have this problem with PaperCut Pocket. Use the power of your mobile phone for secure print release.

Before: Access control

Choose who prints, when, and where to keep activity above board and under budget.

During: Secure release

Securely collect your documents at the device by using your phone to scan a QR code or NFC.

After: Watermarking

Bring back document ownership. Promote responsible document handling by applying a username watermark or a digital signature.


Shrink your footprint and your bills

Giving back to the earth and your printing budget, PaperCut Pocket boasts eco-friendly policies perfect for small businesses — so you can use less paper, save on toner, and make sustainable habits the status quo.

Responsible reminders

Give users a friendly nudge to print 2-sided or black & white with timely in-app prompts.

Zero uncollected print jobs

Use Secure Print Release to stop the recycling bin from overflowing. Did you know that up to 12% of print jobs are uncollected?

Print job safety net

Oops, did you mean to print 9,999 pages? Turn on the safety net to catch the most common printing mistakes.

Let's dive deep...

A picture's worth a thousand words.

More than just features

Mesh network

Engineered with some of the latest technologies, such as IoT, edge computing, and a zero-trust self-healing mesh network. The on-prem mesh keeps your printing reliable and fast, and your documents local and secure. Oh! And it also means you don't need any special hardware or servers on-site :-)

Do more with Add-ons

PaperCut Pocket is not just print management software, it's also a platform for integrating with other services that support your organization.


Our support is so good it should be a feature — even with its geeky interface :-) Our team is full of sysadmins and a network of local PaperCut experts. With this and our knowledge base, we're geared to help.

Stump our support

Flexible pricing

Pay as you go, and only for users that actually print.

PaperCut Pocket FAQs

All the things you want to know about PaperCut Pocket

What size of organization is PaperCut Pocket suitable for?

PaperCut Pocket is suitable for small businesses with up to 250 users and 10 MFDs or printers. We haven't built a product but rather a Print Management Cloud Platform that scales to thousands of users. PaperCut Pocket is our first product released on our cloud platform. It's specifically designed to be simple enough so that any small business can set it up and benefit from it. PaperCut Pocket is real print management, just like the 'big businesses' use.

Can I print from Chromebook, Android, or iOS?

We support users printing on Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and Chrome OS. Yes, even Chromebooks. Users and visitors just need to follow the simple steps in their email to download an App on their device. In no time they can use their device for printing.

How suitable is PaperCut Pocket for a Google Cloud Print alternative?

PaperCut Pocket has a set of real print management features which includes: secure print release by using the PaperCut Pocket mobile phone app; access control rules for who can access which printers and when; rules for Black & White or Duplex printing; and mobile pop-up messages to reduce waste by reminding people to print double sided or Black & White. If you are looking just for print enablement and printing over the internet our free Google Cloud Print alternative is a suitable solution for you, check out PaperCut Mobility Print.

Which type of printers do you support?

One of PaperCut's strengths over the last 20 years has been to support every printer and operating system. We've stayed true to this vision in this product. PaperCut Pocket works with every device and any printer or MFD.

Can users print from their phone?

Yes, we support printing from iPhone or Android mobile devices. Users just need to follow the simple steps in their email to download the mobile App. Make sure users know they need to be connected to the office WiFi network.

What about my visitors?

PaperCut Pocket's personalized email invitations help you to onboard anyone in minutes. Visitors can be invited, too, by simply typing their email address. They can self set up with step-by-step instructions in their welcome email, or they can just walk to any printer and scan the unique printer QR code.

How technical do I need to be to use PaperCut Pocket?

PaperCut Pocket is very intuitive and easy to use. It's super easy to set up and leverage without technical complexity, so anyone can use it from IT SysAdmins to office managers or receptionists.

Do I have access to upgrades?

This is a cloud service and as long as your subscription is active you will be running the latest version. There is no need to perform upgrades.

It's in beta... tell me about it?

To find out more about the beta program check out our percolator page.

Always Innovating

We've been releasing more and more cloud features in the last few years: Scan to Cloud Storage, cloud OCR, and PaperCut Views to name a few.

Just between us, the development of these features hasn't been random. It's been part of our strategy that's bringing more and more power to the cloud, retooling team skills, and making even more awesome products just like PaperCut Pocket.

Here's a timeline of how we got here and the roadmap for what's happening next:

EARLY 2016

How the product was born

Our first cloud product released. PaperCut Views is tracking printing for more than 50,000 organizations.

MID 2019


Even more cloud features added to PaperCut MF - OCR, Scan to Cloud, etc.

DEC 2019

PaperCut Pocket beta released and accepting guinea pigs.



Fixing bugs and adding those features our lazy engineers haven't got around to doing yet. Check out the percolator.



Maturing features to make printing easy for cloud-centric businesses.

What you will need

  • Your end users will need mobile phones (Android or iOS)
  • Desktop systems running Mac, ChromeOS, Windows
  • Organizations no bigger than 250 users and 20 printers (during beta)
  • Printer - any modern brand
  • Co-operative mindset and a sense of humor to enjoy jokes with technical people
  • Good English language skills, a passion for coffee

Join the conversation in the comments section below. Recommendations, complaints, questions – we want it all!

Looking for a Google Cloud Print alternative? Download for free, PaperCut Mobility Print, to enable printing from any BYO device (Chromebooks, Android, iPads, iPhones, Macs, and Windows) and print from anywhere over the internet.