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What's New for Printing

Windows 8 supports printing for Windows Store apps using JavaScript and HTML and printing for Windows Store apps using C#/VB/C++ and XAML.

Windows 8 also includes a new COM-based API that provides full support for OpenXPS printing and access to portions of the new printer drivers that Windows 8 supports. For more information about the new API, see Print Document Package API.

The Windows Print Driver Inbox Program makes sure that Windows 8 includes support for a high percentage of the popular printers.

The following topics describe the printing and document features that were introduced in earlier versions of Windows.


What's New for Printing in Windows 7

Describes what is new for documents and printing in Windows 7.

What's New for Printing in Windows Vista

Lists the printing application programming interfaces (APIs) introduced in Windows Vista.




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