Printing from Windows – how easy it is! (Simple)

Printing doesn't have to be hard, but there are a few things to consider when printing from a virtual machine on a Mac. Getting a printer going on a Mac is pretty easy, so the nice thing about Fusion is it extends that simplicity to your Windows VM. It does this through a feature appropriately called Printer Sharing. This feature automatically creates a virtual printer in Windows that only really points to the real printer installed on the Mac.

While the Printer Sharing feature is pretty simple to use, it doesn't do anything fancy, such as double-sided printing, duplexing, report ink level status, or any of the features you'd find in an All-In-One printer, such as a scanner.

Thankfully, there's more ...

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