Apr 11, If I need to print anything, Windows will recognize the printer. Apr 12, 7: I’ve learned that there is no compatibility for Dell printers. Apr 11, 3: I have the same problem with my iMac it just wont let me print without a driver.
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Using a Dell printer with an iMac – Apple Community
Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Pfinter 14, Using a Dell printer with an iMac More Less. Before upgrading to snow leopard, I had no problems using the lexmark drivers. Apr 11, 1: However, in some cases it may only printdr able to regard it as a generic type of device and some functionality may be simplified or not available. I’ve learned that there is no compatibility for Dell printers.
View answer in context. In Mac OS X You also might come across some workarounds devised by other people in the same boat as you. Didn’t find pnoto answer you were looking for? Dell printers are basically lexmark printers with the dell brand on them.
If your printer indeed has a Lexmark print engine, you phpto be able to find a driver on Lexmark’s website or be able to use Gutenprint.
Search for lexmark equivalent drivers for dell printers and you can pull up a list of the drivers to use for mac osx. I went in a proper apple shop and asked if they could help! Posted on Apr 11, I have the same problem aiio my iMac it just wont let me print without a driver.
Dell Printer with Mac?
Thanks for the advice, Roger. Apr 12, 6: I’ll keep searching, though.
Open the Image Capture utility to perform scanning. Message was edited by: Desktops Speciality level out of ten: However I hope I’m wrong and you find a driver that works. But unfortunately and not surprisinglyDell don’t. The best bet prlnter to simply plug it in and try it out.
Mac OS X 9266 most of devices without any additional software. Apr 12, 7: Apr 27, 5: But you can try one thing which is to download a windows environment simulator for mac and then try installing the windows driver in the simulated os to work.
Thanks for the advice. Apr 11, 6: I took a look at the Apple support link you posted. If that doesn’t work, have a look here: Dave Stowe Dave Stowe.
I’ll keep hunting though.