RPM Differences in Version 6.2

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 14:04 By Dave Brooks

RPM Remote Print ManagerĀ® ("RPM") comes in two editions; RPM Elite and RPM Select. Both editions use the same code base; the difference is that Elite has additional features enabled and some restrictions relaxed. Please read the full list of RPM features if you are unsure of which version you need. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

The following chart shows what is different between RPM Elite and Select for the current version, 6.2.

RPM Elite & Select feature comparison for version 6.2

Supports these features: RPM Select RPM Elite
Unlimited print queues check check
Print devices 10 99, can be unlimited

  • Configure queues, devices, set job options, view log, events panel
  • Drag and drop jobs from Windows
  • Toggle actions and transforms on or off
  • Supports multiple interface languages
  • Added job scheduling options
  • Many other features
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Remote Administration check check
Transforms including:

  • Add data, remove data
  • Translate host formats and code pages
  • String translation
  • PCL tray mapping
  • data security
  • ... and many others!
check Added:

  • PCL to PDF, PostScript, image formats
  • PDF permissions and watermarks
  • Add "filter" transform, run your own program in place before printing
  • Data extraction giving you the means to pull data from your print job and override or supplement the job's metadata; used in most of the actions. For instance, you can archive to a filename embedded in the job or email to a recipient whose address is in the job
  • Dynamic job routing uses actual print job data in a queue name to route jobs based on data; we can use metadata or we can use data extraction to pull text from the job itself
Outputs include text print, raw print, email, archive to folder, run a program, copy to queue check check
Adding upload to FTP, print via LPR or Port 9100 to other printers
Also added dynamic data support to Copy Queue action, meaning you can send jobs to a queue based on print job data
Unicode support check check
Configuration and jobs in database check check
Import/export configurations, both versions 4.5 through 5.1 check check
Full integration with Windows security check check
Print job archive and reprint check check
Multi-threaded output 2 print tasks 5 default, the limit depends on the number of processor cores
Job scheduling First in, first out Variety of scheduling options, including the ability to prioritize by queue, host, and other factors