With printers, most optimization is completed through the software supplied with the drivers.

The following tools optimize performance:

Printers are calibrated using the print driver software. Calibration makes sure that the print heads are aligned and that they can print on different kinds of media, such as cardstock, photographic paper, and optical discs. Some inkjet print heads are fitted to the ink cartridge, so you might have to recalibrate the printer each time you change a cartridge.