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ACTPrinter - Virtual Printer

ACTPrinter - Virtual Printer icon
$ 1.99
Genres: [Productivity | Utilities]
Developer: Houdah Software s.a r.l.
Release Date: Nov 13, 2008
Version: 5.1
Size: 8.59 MB
$ 1.99
Price Changed on Mar 04
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ACTPrinter is a virtual printer and a PDF converter.
Print from your Mac or PC to your iPhone or iPad.

Have you ever wasted a sheet of paper? Ever printed an electronic ticket, a boarding pass, …
Have ever wanted to save a web page to PDF? A confirmation page, a map, directions, …

ACTPrinter allows you to "print" any document from your Mac or PC to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
Finally your documents travel with you!

> NOW also available for Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8
> NOW also optimized for iPad


- "Print" documents, emails, web pages and more from any program on your Mac or PC directly to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
- Your computer will automatically find your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch on your AirPort or WiFi network
- Send printouts to other installations of ACTPrinter running on iOS, Mac or PC
- Send printouts to printers connected to your Mac or Windows PC
- Save web pages as PDF printouts. Share web pages as PDF files
- Save the contents of your clipboard
- Scan documents to PDF using your iPhone camera

#1 green app featured in PCWorld Magazine (April 2011)


- 5 stars - "Over delivers on its description - easy as heck to use, very good UI, consistently being updated" - Midfield Thoughts, USA
- 5 stars - "Great App and great support!!!" - Child of the Father, USA
- 5 stars - "Wouldn't know what to do without it!!" - Cyrna, USA
- 5 stars - "Versatile. Reliable. Simple to use. A top app." - RickyC47, USA
- 5 stars - "Just one word - BRILLIANT" - Gtatler, USA
- 5 stars - "Excellent, works well and is very fast." - dfw67, CANADA
- 5 stars - "Einfach genial!" - so-ho bernhard, AUSTRIA


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Mac with built-in AirPort or WiFi card
Mac OS X 10.6 or better. Fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
FREE helper: ACTPrinter for Mac available from our web site

PC with WiFi card
Microsoft Windows XP, Vista (x32 & x64), Windows 7 (x32 & 64) or Windows 8 (x32 & 64)
FREE helper: ACTPrinter Win available from our web site


Get ACTPrinter for Mac or Windows at:
Get now this application with your unique ID and secured password.

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How to download the App

Download ACTPrinter Virtual Printer app for for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and iPad mini.
Download ACTPrinter Virtual Printer on PC or Mac:
1. Go to the ACTPrinter Virtual Printer application page in your iTunes.
2. Click the button to download the App.
3. Sync your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or iPad mini with iTunes to install the ACTPrinter Virtual Printer app.
Download the App With iOS App Store:
1. Open the App Store on your iDevice.
2. Search for ACTPrinter Virtual Printer.
3. Click the button to download and install it on your device.
4. Enjoy.


You can securely create an apple profile with your information, but you have to be registered to iTunes in order to get the ACTPrinter Virtual Printer app to your device.
If you don’t have an active account, please register to iTunes store with a credit card number. In case you are not interested to open an account with your credit card, you can select the option ‘None’ during the secured registration.
*This ACTPrinter Virtual Printer application may be available in some countries.

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User Ratings

Jul 15
(5★) Super useful
I find myself constantly pulling webpages into this app to store them for later. It's easy to use and just works for what I need.
Jun 01
(4★) Would be excellent if.
Very convenient app. Love the portability it affords. The update rate can be a bit slow however, and sometimes I do not have
connection from my PC to my portable devices. No message from Houdah gives
Feb 08
(5★) Printing to iPad or iPhone
Faster than the speed of light. I like it better than drop box when I'm on the computer. Great app.
Dec 20, 2014
(5★) Love this app!
I find this app extremely helpful and the copies come out clear and concise. I highly recommend it!
Nov 22, 2014
(5★) Love It
I absolutely love this app. I have been using this app for 5 years. After I upgraded to Win 8, I had to figure out how to
install it (It's very easy). I can't be without it.
Nov 08, 2014
(5★) Does What No Other App Can Do
Like the Save As PDF function on my Macbook. Outstanding!
Oct 21, 2014
(2★) COME ON ? App is broken. No update ?
This app is broken since iOS 8Please give us an update
Oct 14, 2014
(3★) Get Zap
This is a very limited app, look up the app Zap if you want a more simple quick app.Zap can print iOS to iOS, it doesn't require a
third party program on mac or Windows either.
Jul 25, 2014
(5★) Always on.
Clean design, functional, easy to use, clear documentation, there should be some kind of award. Other app makers should take a
look and follow their example.
Jun 30, 2014
(5★) Simply the best!
I use ActPrinter all the time for carrying directions, temporary instructions and a host of other items I don't particularly want
to waste paper on. Quite simply, it works and it works well. You won't
Jun 09, 2014
(3★) Almost excellent
What it does, it does well, i.e., it transfers non-PDF docs instantly from my computer to my iPad or iPhone. I'll happily add 2
more stars when it 1) allows me to create folders to file the docs by to
Apr 23, 2014
(5★) FLAWLESS(almost)
Works perfectly. If it were to accept more formats would be the only improvement. Otherwise, the most useful(and used) app I have
ever purchased. Many apps are toys or the novelty wears thin promptly;
Apr 21, 2014
(5★) Great App overall, definite must have
Update: Excellent app, love it and use it a lot. Excellent App, could easily be 5 stars if it was easier to understand
troubleshooting instructions. I set it up on 2 PC's running Windows 7 Profession
Apr 12, 2014
(5★) Very useful - should be part of the OS
The functionality and usefulness of this application is so basic that it should be included in the Operating System. It works
consistently and the upgrades are worthwhile.
Mar 23, 2014
(5★) VTPrinter
Extremely reliable, fast, and useful.
Mar 22, 2014
(4★) It works well.
I use this all the time for travel and other documents. It always works, and is a fast, easy way to print to my mobile devices
from my computer. I just wish I could use it to move documents from one
Mar 20, 2014
(5★) Always been good, now even stable
App has always been good at helping me go paperless. Always worked great the first time but would lose sync with subsequent
prints. Latest up grade has not lost sync even once.
Dec 28, 2013
(5★) Really useful
Works simply and easily. I use it all the time!
Dec 21, 2013
(4★) Easy to use
Have been using the app for three years. It works. Document copying is straightforward. Attaching to email is as simple as
Dec 09, 2013
I print 200 pages a day for my consulting business . Using this for months, and I forgot about my HP printer. SUGGESTIONS:-
Advertise more. People need to know more about this app. - FIX THE LOST CONN
Dec 04, 2013
(5★) ACT printer for Mac
Be hobbled without it! I Transfer manuals etc so I can use the info to work with apps etc on the desktop without shuffling
windows on my CPU. Recipes transfer also to refer to while cooking!
Dec 02, 2013
(5★) Six stars
This app has been more valuable to me than most of my built-in apps.
Nov 27, 2013
(5★) Use it all the time
Always find myself using it to transfer info from my iPad to my iPhone and vice versa. Helped a lot transferring grocery lists and
recipes during Thanksgiving.
Nov 26, 2013
(5★) Very useful tool
I can print anything from my iMac. My son showed me several of his favorite aps - this is the one I use all the time.
Oct 05, 2013
(4★) Very good and useful
My immediate need was for transfer of some academic PDF files to my iPad when traveling or on a train locally. Not to waste words,
ACTPrinter did exactly that and did not confuse the issue with bells
Oct 03, 2013
(5★) Fabulous
This is one of the most helpful apps ever. Any document that I need on my phone for reference is right there. Love this.
Sep 28, 2013
(5★) Great!
This is truly a great app. Keeps all my important docs with me where ever I go.
Aug 14, 2013
Excellent App for file storage and reference.
Jul 25, 2013
(5★) Owner
Great app for anyone on the run, instead of opening an email , just move files for instant view
Jul 23, 2013
(5★) Consumer
Great product. Anything I want a copy of on my phone or iPad is just a print click from my laptop. Great for travel plans and
any contacts I need to review while traveling.
Jun 27, 2013
(4★) Very convenient but.
Very useful and convenient app when its working.
Jun 16, 2013
(5★) Excellent
Best printer and document scanner out there.Great support and continuous updates and improvements make it even better.Great job
Jun 15, 2013
(5★) Great and useful app
It does what it says it does. I can print documents to my iPhone and iPad, so when I need to reference them, I have them
immediately available. Great app and I use it a lot!
Jun 10, 2013
(5★) Very useful
I use this app to "print" vouchers for events we are going to attend, as well as lodging and restaurant reservations. Alway
accepted at the venues, hotels, and restaurants. I also keep info I want to
May 18, 2013
(2★) Great App BUT.
The bug that crashes the app after a failed print is not fixed!
May 17, 2013
(5★) I use this print capability daily
I am now using this app on both my iPhone and my iPad. Also I have this program running on my desktop PC running Vista. I had some
user problems in the beginning with set up, however they were promptl
Apr 16, 2013
(2★) ACTPrinter complicated
Complicated setup to many steps to download additional software for setup.
Apr 03, 2013
(4★) Great AppStore
Since I start using this apps have been very pleased keep up the good work
Mar 27, 2013
(5★) Great App
Versatile. Reliable. Simple to use. A top app.
Mar 14, 2013
(5★) Scanning!
I have used ACTPrinter for years to organize and keep my PC documents on my phone.The scanning features is a definite PLUS. Works
pretty good too!Thanks for another great update!
Mar 12, 2013
(5★) Keep my orders Organized
This the perhaps one of the ten greatest apps of all times. I use it to not only organize my orders but to inform me what I
ordered. I use it on both my iPad and iPhone. I wish this app was able to sy
Feb 25, 2013
(5★) Absolutely the best!
I am now using this app on both my iPhone and my iPad. The capabilities provided by this app Are unsurpassed. If you should
experience any difficulty with the installation, the support team is prompt,
Feb 07, 2013
(5★) Exactly as Advertised
This app does exactly what it is supposed to do: It allows you to save pdf "printouts" from your Mac onto your iPad/iPod/iPhone,
and view them there. It is simple to operate. Additional functions a
Jan 31, 2013
(5★) ACTPrinter very useful
It is great for on-the-go person who needs to have documents in the virtual world on their smart phone or iPad.
Jan 08, 2013
(5★) This App is Beautiful!
Fantastic! This app works great. I can keep PDF. files of purchases on my iPhone where they are easy to find. If I need a hard
Copy, I can email it to my computer.Love It!
Sep 10, 2012
(5★) Works beautifully for sheet music
I am a musician who uses ACTPrinter to move sheet music pdfs from my MBP to the sheet music reader program on my iPad
(forScore…another greater app). Works perfectly and has made the task much easie
Sep 06, 2012
(5★) Useful and Simple
This is a great app- very useful. I like it when I am traveling. It lets me bring along any number of documents without hauling
papers around. I use it a lot more than I expected.
Jul 27, 2012
(5★) Top Notch
This is really a great paper saver, and it allows me to quickly upload to my Dropbox account.Piece of cake to use and I find
myself using it far more than I anticipated. Well worth 1.99.
Jul 12, 2012
(5★) This is Good Stuff!
I absolutely love this app! It is easy to use and does exactly what I need it for.
Jul 03, 2012
(5★) Works as advertised
I use it on both my Mac & P.C. and as in many cases the Windows version works better that the Mac version. As I move into a
paperless business I find this extremely helpful, I no longer need to carry
Jun 25, 2012
(4★) Good app overall
There are alot of steps to print but for what i have needed it works pretty good!
May 15, 2012
(5★) Great App! Does what it says---makes you "greener"
This is a great app and saves you time and paper.
(4★) Cool Feature
I think the ACT Printer is a cool feature. I only wish one could print the other way also; from iPad to PC
May 12, 2012
(5★) Great - Nothing Like It !
Over delivers on its description - easy as heck to use, very good ui and has worked flawlessly since release a few years ago!
Nothing else like it in the app store!
Apr 25, 2012
(5★) Love this app
This app had save me a lot of paper, I love printing docs to my phone it works very well on site to store orders just send your
confirmation to your phone it saves on paper.
Apr 22, 2012
(5★) Like it.and useful
I set this up and printed from my Mac to iPad in less than a minute. Am exploring this for use at our company to be able to take
docs and graphics images to customer tAnd display on iPad.goodbye pape
Apr 12, 2012
(5★) Great !
Over delivers on its description - easy as heck to use, very good ui and has worked flawlessly since release a few years ago!
Mar 31, 2012
(5★) JZ
great app, will save you time and money.
Mar 23, 2012
(5★) A must have.
This is a great application. It worked every time and it does what it is suppose to do.
Feb 04, 2012
(5★) Does everthing it says
I have had really good luck with this app. I does everything it says it does. So far no issues
Jan 31, 2012
(5★) silverdeuceron
Great app, it allows me to take my important portable. Works great on my Ipod touch or my Droid phon
Jan 03, 2012
(5★) Well done and easy to use
I really like using this app. It is like using apps instapaper without the subscription cost.
Total 62 reviews with 93% ratings for this app.

Version History

  • 4.0 Upgrade Aug 18, 2012
  • 4.5.6 Upgrade Nov 13, 2008
  • 3.4.4 Upgrade Nov 13, 2008
  • 1.0First TrackedDec 31, 1969
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Price History

Recent price drops and raises of .

  • $2.99 -> $1.99 Mar 4, 2015
  • $0.99 -> $2.99 Dec 1, 2014
  • $2.99 -> $0.99 Nov 28, 2014
  • New App: Free Dec 31, 1969

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