18 August 2013 by Permi Krishna
Whenever you have captured photos from your Apple device or if have previously stored photos on your hard drive, you will need a Mac compatible printer to print them. Along with the usual Windows compatibility, almost every printer releasing of late has been given the option to get connected with Mac devices with ease. The best photo printers for Mac come with compatibility for various Mac devices including MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and iMac along with (iOS devices) iPads and iPhones. All of these Apple devices work perfectly with your stand alone or multifunction printer.
Things to know:
The photo printers for Mac usually come with OS X drivers for configuring the printer installation with your machine. Apple has now simplified the process of configuring your compatible printer. Hence, one of the most important aspect you need to consider while printing on a network (including LAN) is the Bonjour, a new Zero Configuration Networking Standard application installed on your Mac (works with Windows also) which helps your computer to discover the printer. The best part of this is that youdon't even need to bother about configuring your printer if you are using Bonjour. Bonjour is the aspect behind the AirPrint feature to detect your printers on LAN.
The best Mac photo printers are affordable under $300 price range from a variety of brands including Epson, Canon, HP and Brother. Nowadays, the topmost photo printers come with color printing feature with a black printing speed of over 41 ppm (pages per minute) at up to 600 x 600 dpi (dots per inch).