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Registered: ‎04-12-2018

ip8700 Series Mac Drivers

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Having installed the CUPS driver as a possible solution to a ColorSync problem, ( /personalprinters/message-id/15624) it made me wonder about there being apparently three possible Mac drivers for the ip8700 series: IJ , BJ, and CUPS.

 

Canon Support page lists differences - "existing driver" is for earlier Mac versions (though it seemed to work for me on Sierra before changing to CUPS); no AirMac on CUPS etc... all very confusing to me as to which to use..

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Could somebody recommend if possible what's best for me, using (generally) Color Managed printing?


And how to uninstall any superfluous drivers that might lead to possible conflict?

 

My thanks

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Posts: 4,759
Registered: ‎11-13-2012

Re: ip8700 Series Mac Drivers

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The IJ Series drivers are Canon furnished that give full printer capability. Bonjour is an Apple developed driver. 

 

I only use the IJ Series drivers. 

 

You can uninstall printers you don’t want in Printers & Scanners. 

John Hoffman
Conway, NH

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