HP LaserJet Enterprise 500 color Printer M551 series - Use HP EasyColor

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Use HP EasyColor

If you are using the HP PCL 6 printer driver for Windows, the HP EasyColor technology automatically

improves mixed-content documents that are printed from Microsoft Office programs. This technology

scans documents and automatically adjusts photographic images in .JPEG or .PNG format.

HP EasyColor technology enhances the entire image at one time, rather than dividing it into several

pieces, which results in improved color consistency, sharper details, and faster printing.

If you are using the HP Postscript printer driver for Mac, HP EasyColor technology scans all

documents and automatically adjusts all photographic images with the same improved photographic


In the following example, the images on the left were created without using the HP EasyColor option.

The images on the right show the enhancements that result from using the HP EasyColor option.

The HP EasyColor option is enabled by default in both the HP PCL 6 printer driver and the HP Mac

Postscript printer driver, so you do not need to make manual color adjustments. To disable the option so

you can manually adjust the color settings, open the Color tab in the Windows driver or the Color/

Quality Options tab in the Mac driver, and then click the HP EasyColor check box to clear it.


Use HP EasyColor