GDI printer

GDI printer

A printer designed for the Windows Printing System, which is the host-based printing function in Windows. The GDI printer uses the Windows Graphics Display System (GDI) to rasterize the pages. Although the low-cost GDI printer typically places a greater demand on the host processor than a traditional printer, it is mostly unnoticed with today's high-speed computers. See host-based printing.
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