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Free software to view lpr files

Hi,
I have few lpr files and I would like to view the labels without printing them.
is there a free viewer I can do so?

Thanks.
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Joe Winograd

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Does your printer have any software like a photo or image manager in the utilities. My Cannon has a utility called easy photo print which shows the thumbnails of all the images I import into the print job.
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Joe Winograd

> I have few lpr files and I would like to view the labels without printing them.

Do you really mean that they're LPR files or do you mean that you print the labels with the LPR command?

If you really mean LPR files, I can't help you — never heard of them. Bill already mentioned TrID and if you'd like to learn more about that, here's an EE article that discusses it in detail:
How to determine the type of file from its contents

But I already looked at the 6,000+ TrIDNet XML files and none of them contains LPR.

The article also mentions four links to determine what a file is by its extension (such as the Solvusoft one referenced earlier). Two of the four say LPR is not found and the other two provide iffy results.

But if you mean that you print the labels with the LPR command, that's a different story. Then let's figure out what the file type of the labels really is (TrID/TrIDNet could be very helpful in that case) and then we can almost surely figure out a viewer for them. Regards, Joe
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Hi All,
The free trail version of Fileviewpro isn't good it's limited.
and they are indeed lpr files

Thanks,
BillDL

Are you able to rename an *.LPR file as a *.TXT file and attach it here for us to inspect?
Joe Winograd

> they are indeed lpr files

From your earlier posts, it seems that they're labels. What program is producing them?
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>>  The free trail version of Fileviewpro isn't good it's limited.  << that's normal
you have to buy it for using all options
Joe Winograd

Hi sikadmin,
Please tell us what program/app produces the LPR files. Thanks, Joe
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It's created by our own developed system in PHP but it uses a Zebra printer format.
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Joe Winograd

If it's in Zebra format, you may want to try ZPLViewer, available at SourceForge:
http://zplviewer.sourceforge.net/

Regards, Joe