Dramatically reduce print costs and improve productivity
What is Adobe LeanPrint?
Adobe LeanPrint is an enterprise-class, software-only printing solution that dramatically
reduces print costs by using an innovative method to reformat the layout of documents
when printing from popular applications and browsers. You can track all print jobs and
costs, and analyze paper and toner savings arising from LeanPrint usage at the document,
user, and organization level. Users can work better and more efficiently with print-optimized
documents that are easy to read, distribute, and archive.
As the leader in digital layout, printing, and analytics solutions, Adobe brings unparalleled expertise in
addressing the challenges facing managed print services providers and enterprises of all sizes. It’s only
natural for Adobe to bring an innovative solution to market using its best-in-class technologies to reduce
printing costs and enhance productivity for organizations of all sizes worldwide.
Minimize print costs—Reduce the consumption of paper and toner by an average of approximately 40%
(per Adobe lab tests) when printing typical office documents. Adobe LeanPrint automatically fine-tunes
formatting, colors, and layout at print time, delivering exceptional savings. Use the Adobe LeanPrint reporting
functionality to track and analyze cost and materials savings at the job, user, and organizational levels.
Print lean, clean, and green—Use Adobe LeanPrint to put more content on fewer pages to reduce toner
and paper use and lessen your organization’s environmental impact. Optimize printing while maintaining
the integrity of your documents using an innovative method to reformat content layout and intelligent
techniques to reduce toner consumption.
Deploy, manage, and use conveniently—Adopt an economical print path with no extra effort. Replace
the conventional, wasteful way of printing in popular office applications by simply deploying Adobe
LeanPrint to each workstation. Be up and running quickly with the Adobe LeanPrint cloud-based
dashboard (coming soon).
More product details:
Adobe LeanPrint Super Saver mode enables users to print long documents in fewer pages to save toner and paper.
Top features of Adobe LeanPrint
- Unique method to optimize documents for printing—Print more compactly thanks to an innovative
method that reformats the layout of documents when printing from popular applications and browsers.
For each supported format, Adobe LeanPrint has defined an ideal print output that balances usability
with reduction in paper and toner consumption.
- Super Saver mode—Conveniently optimize DOC, XLS, and PDF documents for printing without
losing vital content or readability with a single click. Using patent-pending methods, Super Saver
mode reworks document layout and content flow to reduce toner consumption and the number
of pages required for a print job.
- Toner Saver mode—Take advantage of intelligent printing techniques to significantly reduce toner
consumption without impacting the layout of your DOC, XLS, PPT or PDF files. Adobe LeanPrint can
save toner regardless of whether a job is printed in color or grayscale.
- Clutter-free printing—Optimize web pages for printing with a single click. Get a clean, easy-toread
printout from web pages without nonessential information, such as advertisements, headers,
- Measure savings instantly—Get a clear picture of the money saved on each print job in the print
preview. Show users how much paper and toner they’ll save before each print job to keep them
motivated and encouraged to print more responsibly.
- Monitor savings with personal and organization-wide reporting—Track and aggregate a user’s
savings achieved over days, months, or years with My Savings. Monitor all print jobs and costs as
well as the savings from Adobe LeanPrint usage for individual users and groups. Get insights into
printing trends to select and implement responsible print practices across your organization.
- Economical print paths for popular applications—Print smarter from the applications you use
most—Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Reader®, Adobe Acrobat®, Internet Explorer,
Firefox and Chrome. Print the same way as you always have with Adobe LeanPrint but with less
- Replace conventional printing with leaner printing— Use standard commands for initiating print
jobs—Print, Quick Print, and Ctrl+P—to access Adobe LeanPrint and replace wasteful printing with
leaner, greener printing in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
- Savings with any printer or device—Save on print jobs, regardless of which printer is used.
Adobe LeanPrint provides plug-ins for common desktop applications and works with new or
existing personal and networked printing devices.
- Hassle-free printing from Microsoft Excel—Eliminate the tedium of printing large tables or
multisheet files in Microsoft Excel. Save valuable time with automatic formatting to replace
time-consuming manual processes. Work more efficiently with fewer pages to shuffle.
- Smarter printing of charts—Retain the impact and meaning of charts in Microsoft Word, Excel or
PowerPoint. Adobe LeanPrint replaces resource-intensive colors and gray areas with unique
patterns to substantially reduce toner use without sacrificing the meaning.
- Rapid deployment—Be up and running quickly with the soon-to-be-released cloud-based
Adobe LeanPrint dashboard. Adobe LeanPrint is simple to install, enabling your employees and
organization to start saving instantly.
Adobe® LeanPrint is a software-only printing
solution that dramatically reduces print costs using an innovative method to
redo the layout of documents when printing from popular applications. Track your
job level and aggregate savings with the personal dashboard.
Top reasons to buy Adobe LeanPrint
- Save substantially
Save money, time, and the planet.
Reduce the consumption of paper and toner when printing typical office
documents, thanks to patent-pending technologies from Adobe that
automatically fine-tune formatting, colors, and layout at print time.
- Save with existing printers
Save on your print jobs regardless of
the printer used. Adobe LeanPrint is a software-only solution that provides
plug-ins to common desktop applications. Just install it and start saving,
without purchasing any additional hardware.
- Economical print path for popular
Print the smart way from the
applications you use most often—Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe
Reader and Acrobat, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. Print the same
way as you always have, with Adobe LeanPrint replacing the conventional,
wasteful way of printing.
- Save as you like
Set your desired lean, clean, and
green printing preferences.Save with options like the Super Saver mode to
reduce paper and toner consumption and the Toner Saver mode to reduce toner
usage. Save on both in Color and Gray mode
- Monitor personal savings with My Savings
Track and aggregate personal savings
achieved over days, months, and years from within Adobe LeanPrint.
What is Adobe® LeanPrint?
A: Adobe LeanPrint software is an
enterprise-class, software-only printing solution that dramatically
reduces print costs by using an innovative method to redo the layout of
documents when printing from popular applications and browsers. Track
all print jobs and costs, and analyze Adobe LeanPrint paper and toner
savings at the document, user, and organization level. Work better with
print-optimized documents that are easy to read, distribute, and
Who should use Adobe LeanPrint?
A: Everyone! Adobe LeanPrint is an efficient
solution for any organization, regardless of size and type of business
that wants to reduce the cost and environmental impact of printing.
What kind of cost savings can I expect to achieve using Adobe LeanPrint?
A: Your savings depend on the percentage of
documents printed using Adobe LeanPrint, the type of documents printed,
and which saving features are used. Adobe lab tests show that the
average cost savings are about 40% for individual documents.
Which applications does Adobe LeanPrint work with?
A: You can use Adobe LeanPrint from within
popular applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint,
Adobe Reader®, Adobe Acrobat®, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome.
Support for Microsoft Outlook, is planned.
How can I track the savings achieved with Adobe LeanPrint?
A: The ‘My Savings’ feature tracks and
aggregates personal savings achieved over days, months, and years. A biweekly savings report, sent by email,
keeps track of organization-wide usage and savings. A web-based savings
dashboard is under development.
Adobe LeanPrint requires the
current version of Adobe Flash® Player for Internet
- 1.3GHz or faster
- Microsoft® Windows XP
with Service Pack 3, Windows Vista®, or Windows 7
- 1GB of RAM
- 30MB (32 bit) or 60MB
(64 bit) of available hard-disk space for installation
- 1024x768 display
- Microsoft Office 2007
with SP2 or Microsoft Office 2010 32 or 64 bit
- Adobe Acrobat or Adobe
Reader 9, 10 or 11
- Firefox 4.x–17, Internet
Explorer 8.x or 9.x or Chrome