PrinterSwitch plug-in

PrinterSwitch plug-in

Manage printers & PDFs from within your FileMaker Pro solution

Printing made easy

PrinterSwitch is a FileMaker plug-in for Windows and Mac that allows you to easily control printer switching from within your FileMaker solutions. Moreover, PrinterSwitch also allows automatic PDF creation from within FileMaker without the need for a third-party PDF printer driver. The name and destination of the PDF can both be set from within your solution.


What’s new in version 3.0?

  • Full support for 64-bit architecture on both OS X and Windows
  • Now integrates new version 5.0 of the Amyuni PDF driver
  • Full support for Microsoft Windows 10
PrinterSwitch plug-in


  • Switch printers on the fly from within your FileMaker application
  • Send dynamic FileMaker output to PDF, using the filename and location of your choice
  • Select any printer driver that is installed on your system
  • Capture printer settings like page orientation, paper size etc. and restore them at the time of printing.



  • On Mac OS X, does not require the use of AppleScript or Printer Setup, and does not affect the status of your default printer
  • On Windows, a PDF printer driver is part of our PrinterSwitch plug-in package, so the purchase of a separate driver is not needed (on Mac OS X, this functionality is built into the OS)
  • Printer selection can easily be implemented in your application on a per user basis, or e.g. per department or office
  • PDF functionality also works in FileMaker runtime solutions
PrinterSwitch plug-in


  • The manual is available on our wiki.
  • You can read the FAQ here.

Trial download

PrinterSwitch 3 installer for Mac OS X (23.3 MB)


PrinterSwitch 3 installer for Windows 64-bit (12.5 MB)


PrinterSwitch 3 installer for Windows 32-bit (12.6 MB)


System requirements

  • FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced
  • FileMaker Pro 16 or FileMaker Pro 16 Advanced
  • FileMaker Pro 15 or FileMaker Pro 15 Advanced
  • FileMaker Pro 14 or FileMaker Pro 14 Advanced
  • Mac OS X between 10.10.5 and 10.14.6
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Ultimate, Professional, Home Premium
  • Microsoft Windows 10

PrinterSwitch is not compatible with FileMaker Pro 18.0.2 or higher on Mac.
PrinterSwitch is not compatible with any Filemaker Pro version on MacOS Catalina (10.15)

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