Frequently Asked Questions

What is a “hotfolder” and how will it help my business?

Darkroom Hot Folder is a simple app designed to auto print a file when it is added to a predefined folder. The program is very useful for printing from an iPad and creating other wireless printing solutions.

Will Hotfolder tell the printer to cut my prints?

Yes, when using a direct driver printer, cutting can be set up within the Hotfolder app. When using a Windows driver the cut option would be applied within the Windows Driver.

Is Hotfolder required to print from an iPad?

Not necessarily, depending on the printer there may be other options from the manufacturer.

Can you use Hotfolder to print from an iPad app?


Can I add templates?

At this time you are not able to add templates or borders but it may be added in the future.

Can Hotfolder print multiple copies?

Yes, you can adjust the number of copies in the Hotfolder settings menu.

What sizes can Hotfolder print?

Print sizes are determined by the printer model used.

What printers does Hotfolder work with?

Hotfolder App has built-in drivers for most popular printers but will work with any Windows compatible printer. Only one printer can be connected at a time. Visit our Supported Hardware page for a complete list.

Is there a yearly fee for Hotfolder?

No, Hotfolder is a one time purchase.