This application is abandonware. This means you can still use it if it suits your needs, but do not expect any new version to be released.


Default Printer is a utility design to offer you complete and total control over your printers. You can set default printer with just one mouse click.

Do I need Default Printer ?

There are many different printers - black and white laser, color ink-jet, color laser and others. Even fax present in the system as usual printer. And in large environments - for example in large company - usually you more then one printer in your "Printers" folder. In some cases you may have many printers - network, local, international and so on...

After Default Printer icon appears in your system tray and lets you change default printer (the printer you are about to use) with just one mouse click.

No need to browse through countless options, change your settings, then change them back. Modern offices frequently have several printers connected to one network - laser printers, jet printers, color printers, as well as specialty printers. Some companies, particularly in the areas of photography, design, and architecture, digital imaging and some others, may have dozens of different printers and plotters that they have to use every day. Default Printer is specially designed for such companies to help you make switching between printers easy, as well as to save your time.

Another advantage or this software is an option that allows you to set default printer fast using floating window and capability to setup printing preferences by right-clicking on printer icon in floating window.

Beside this facility we offer you the option of customizing your tray icon appearance ( replacing it with your favourite icon), and a set of 4 tools (add a printer, rename the default printer, remove the default printer, share the default printer) , that will speed up your work.


  • easy to use interface containing tray icon and float window
  • set default printer with a mouse click
  • access protection with Twofish algorithm and password management
  • perfect for small and large companies who use more than one printer
  • use the float window to change default printer and view its properties
  • add, rename, delete or share the default printer with a mouse click

Download Free Trial

You can download the 15-Day Trial Version of Default Printer (1.08 MB) by clicking on the link below. Download time: 2 min and 24 seconds at a 56Kb Dial-Up connection.

After download, open the file DefaultPrinterSetup.exe and the installation wizard will appear. Follow the easy steps in order to complete the installation.

Order the Full Version!

The version available for download above will expire after 15 days. It's sole purpose is to let you evaluate before spending any money; this gives you the opportunity to compare it with the other utilities made by competitors. If you wish to continue to use Default Printer after the trial period, please purchase a License by clicking below:

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Single user license: $18

Immediately after registration you will receive an email with a Registration Key that will turn this evaluation copy of Default Printer into the full version. The benefit's of purchasing the full version:

  • No 15 Days trial limit
  • No more nag screens
  • FREE upgrades to upcoming versions of Default Printer
  • Technical support


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Related links

default printer | set default printer | default printer support