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Epson and Snow Leopard - Mac OS X 10.6

RELATES TO:

  • Availability of drivers for Epson products in Macintosh Snow Leopard (OS X 10.6)

EXPLANATION:

Officially launched from August 28th 2009, Apple Corp. has released a new version of their OS X operating system known as OS X Snow Leopard (version 10.6).

Epson are committed to supporting our valued customers by providing a range of drivers designed to allow our products to work in conjunction with Snow Leopard. Please check this site periodically for updates regarding availability of Snow Leopard drivers, software updates, and user instructions.

Snow Leopard includes drivers for many Epson printer and scanner models and these drivers can be used with your Epson product until we provide updated drivers. Other products require specific drivers which will be made available for download from the Epson support website.

See below for a list of Epson products which currently have driver software available with Mac OS X version 10.6 Snow Leopard.

Models that were released after August 28, 2009 are supplied with a CD-ROM containing Leopard-compatible drivers and software, so they will work "out of the box".


Inbox drivers

Drivers labelled Inbox are Epson drivers supplied with your operating system. These drivers can be installed from the Mac OS X Install DVD (under Optional Installs > Printer Support), and updated by using Apple's Software Update utility.

Some models have printer software available through Software Update only, these models are labelled Inbox**.


Note:

This list is subject to change without notice. It is possible that Software Update will display versions of the driver software newer than those listed in this article.

    Updated 22.01.2010: new Inbox drivers available via Software Update.
    Updated 04.05.2010: new and updated Inbox drivers available via Software Update.
    Updated 30.06.2010: v2.4.1 of Epson Printer Drivers is released.
    Updated 22.06.2011: v2.7 of Epson Printer Drivers is released.


Compatible download drivers

For drivers labelled Compatible download, download and install the Intel-compatible Mac OS X driver available in the Drivers & Software section for your product; this driver should be dated October 2007 or later.These drivers require Rosetta to be installed on your Macintosh.

  • For installation instructions, see "Can I install my product in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard using the driver from the Support website or my Epson product CD?" in the Related Articles section.
  • For large format printer-specific information, see "I want to use my Stylus Pro printer in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard but a driver is not included and a driver is yet to be released. Is there a way to use my printer with 10.6.x?" in the Related Articles section.

Download drivers with added support for Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (labelled "Mac OS X 10.6 Download")

For drivers labelled Mac OS X 10.6 Download, a dedicated Snow Leopard driver is available and can be downloaded from the Support section of the Epson website.


Quick Links

Laser Printers and Multifunction Lasers

Model Type Print Version Scan
AcuLaser C2000 Compatible
download
Yes - -
AcuLaser 2600, AcuLaser C1100, AcuLaser C2600, AcuLaser C2800, AcuLaser C3000, AcuLaser C3800, AcuLaser C4100, AcuLaser C4200, AcuLaser C900, AcuLaser C9100, AcuLaser C9200, AcuLaser M2000 Inbox* Yes 5.2 -
M1200 Inbox** Yes 5.0 -
AcuLaser C1000, AcuLaser C1900, AcuLaser C2000, AcuLaser C2600, AcuLaser C4000, AcuLaser C8500, AcuLaser C8600 Inbox* Yes 5.1 -
EPL-5700i, EPL-5700L, EPL-5800, EPL-5800L, EPL-5900, EPL-5900L, EPL-6100, EPL-6100L, EPL-6200, EPL-6200L Inbox* Yes 5.1 -
AcuLaser CX11
AcuLaser CX21
Inbox* Yes 5.3
5.2
Yes++
AcuLaser CX16 / CX16NF CD-ROM, Mac OS X 10.6 Download Yes - Yes

*Updated Epson printer driver available through Software Update (Inbox*).
++ 'Compatible download' scanner driver (Epson Scan) available on Epson website.


Inkjet Printers

Model Type Print Version Scan
B-300, B-500DN Mac OS X 10.6 Download Yes - -
B-310N, B-510DN CD-ROM
(Mac OS X 10.6 included)

(Also available: Mac OS X 10.6 Download)
Yes -
Picturemate Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Picturemate 100, Picturemate PM 240, Picturemate PM 260, Picturemate PM 280, Picturemate PM 290, Picturemate 500 Inbox* Yes 8.27 -
Stylus C110, Stylus C67, Stylus C79, Stylus C87, Stylus C91 Inbox* Yes 8.27 -
Stylus C43 (C43/C43SX/C43UX), Stylus C63, Stylus C65, Stylus C79, Stylus C83, Stylus C85, Stylus C87 Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus C44 (C44/C44SX/C44UX), Stylus C60, Stylus C64, Stylus C80, Stylus C82, Stylus C84, Stylus C86 Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus C62, Stylus C70 Compatible
download
Yes - -
Stylus Color 680, Stylus Color 740 Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Color 880, Stylus Color 900, Stylus Color 980 Inbox**
(Compatible
download
)
Yes 8.27 -
Stylus D120, Stylus D68, Stylus D78, Stylus D88, Stylus D88+, Stylus D92 Inbox* Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Office B1100, Stylus Office T1100 Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Office B40W, Stylus Office T30, Stylus Office T40W Inbox Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Photo 1270, Stylus Photo 1290, Stylus Photo 1290S Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Photo 1400 (Stylus Photo 1410) Inbox* Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Photo 2000P, Stylus Photo 2100 (Stylus Photo 2200)
Stylus Photo 810, Stylus Photo 830, Stylus Photo 830U, Stylus Photo 870, Stylus Photo 890, Stylus Photo 895, Stylus Photo 895EX, Stylus Photo 900, Stylus Photo 915, Stylus Photo 925, Stylus Photo 935, Stylus Photo 950
Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Photo P50 Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Photo R1800, Stylus Photo R2400 Compatible
download
Yes - -
Stylus Photo R1900, Stylus Photo R2880 Inbox**
(or Mac OS X 10.6 Download)
+Common Updater
Yes 8.27
6.62
-
Stylus Photo R200, Stylus Photo R300, Stylus Photo R320, Stylus Photo R800 Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus Photo R220, Stylus Photo R240/R245, Stylus Photo R265, Stylus Photo R270, Stylus Photo R285, Stylus Photo R290, Stylus Photo R340, Stylus Photo R360, Stylus Photo R390 Inbox* Yes 8.27 -
Stylus S20, Stylus T26 Inbox Yes 8.27 -
Stylus S21, Stylus T21, T27 Inbox** Yes 8.27 -
Stylus S22 CD
Inbox*
Yes
8.27
-

*Updated Epson printer driver available through Software Update (Inbox*).
** Epson printer driver available through Software Update. (Inbox**).


Multifunction Inkjet Printers

Model Type Print Scan
Stylus CX3200, Stylus CX3600, Stylus CX3650, Stylus CX5200, Stylus CX5400, Stylus CX6400, Stylus CX6600 Inbox** Yes Yes++
Stylus CX3900, Stylus CX4100, Stylus CX4300, Stylus CX4700, Stylus CX4900, Stylus CX5900, Stylus CX6900F, Stylus CX7300, Stylus CX8300, Stylus CX9300F, Stylus CX9400Fax Inbox Yes Yes++
Stylus DX4000, Stylus DX4050, Stylus DX4200, Stylus DX4050, Stylus DX4400, Stylus DX4450, Stylus DX4800, Stylus DX4850, Stylus DX5000, Stylus DX5050, Stylus DX6000, Stylus DX6050, Stylus DX7000F, Stylus DX7400, Stylus DX7450, Stylus DX8400, Stylus DX8450, Stylus DX9400F Inbox Yes Yes++
Stylus Office BX300F, Stylus Office BX600FW, Stylus Office TX300F, Stylus Office TX600FW Inbox Yes Yes++
Stylus Office BX310FN, Stylus Office TX310FN Inbox** Yes Yes++
Stylus Office BX610FW, Stylus Office TX610FW
Stylus SX610FW
Inbox** Yes Yes*
Stylus Photo PX650, Stylus Photo PX710W, Stylus Photo PX810FW, Stylus Photo TX710W, Stylus Photo TX810FW Inbox** Yes Yes*
Stylus Photo PX700W, Stylus Photo PX800FW, Stylus Photo TX700W, Stylus Photo TX800FW Inbox Yes Yes++
Stylus Photo RX420, Stylus Photo RX425, Stylus Photo RX430, Stylus Photo RX500, Stylus Photo RX510, Stylus Photo RX600, Stylus Photo RX620, Stylus Photo RX630 Inbox** Yes Yes++
Stylus Photo RX520, Stylus Photo RX530, Stylus Photo RX560, Stylus Photo RX585, Stylus Photo RX590, Stylus Photo RX610, Stylus Photo RX640, Stylus Photo RX650, Stylus Photo RX685, Stylus Photo RX690, Stylus Photo RX700 Inbox Yes Yes++
Stylus SX100, Stylus SX105, Stylus SX200, Stylus SX205, Stylus SX400, Stylus SX405, Stylus SX600FW Inbox Yes Yes++
Stylus SX110, Stylus SX115, Stylus SX210, Stylus SX215, Stylus SX410, Stylus SX415, Stylus SX510W, Stylus SX515W Inbox** Yes Yes++
Stylus SX125, SX218, SX420W, SX425W, SX525WD, SX620FW

Stylus Office BX305F, BX320FW, BX525WD, BX625FWD

Stylus Photo PX720WD, PX820FWD
CD Yes Yes
Stylus TX106_TX109, Stylus TX200, Stylus TX400 Inbox Yes Yes++

(*Inbox): Updated Epson printer driver available through Software Update.
** Epson printer driver available through Software Update. (Inbox**).

(Yes*): Snow Leopard-compatible scanner driver (Epson Scan) included on CD.
++ 'Compatible download' scanner driver (Epson Scan) available on Epson website.


Large Format Printers

Model Type Print Scan
Stylus Pro 10600 Compatible
download
Yes -
Stylus Pro 11880 Compatible
download
+ Common Updater
Yes -
Stylus Pro 3800, Stylus Pro 3880 Compatible
download
+ Common Updater
Yes -
Stylus Pro 4000, Stylus Pro 4400, Stylus Pro 4450, Stylus Pro 4800, Stylus Pro 4880 Compatible
download
+ Common Updater
Yes -
Stylus Pro 4900 Mac OS X 10.6 download
Common Updater
Yes -
Stylus Pro 7400, Stylus Pro 7450, Stylus Pro 7600, Stylus Pro 7800, Stylus Pro 7880, Stylus Pro 7900 Compatible
download
+ Common Updater
Yes -
Stylus Pro 7600, Stylus Pro 9600 Mac OS X 10.6 download
+ Common Updater
Yes -
Stylus Pro 7700, Stylus Pro 7890 Mac OS X 10.6 download/CD
+ Common Updater
Yes -
Stylus Pro 9400, Stylus Pro 9450, Stylus Pro 9800, Stylus Pro 9880, Stylus Pro 9900 Compatible
download
+ Common Updater
Yes -
Stylus Pro 9700, Stylus Pro 9890 Mac OS X 10.6 download
+ Common Updater
Yes -

Scanners

Model Type Print Scan
Expression 10000XL Mac OS X 10.6 download - Yes
Expression 1600, Expression 1640XL, Expression 1680 Compatible download - Yes
F-3200 Mac OS X 10.6 Download/
Compatible download
- Yes
GT-20000, GT-2500 Mac OS X 10.6 download - Yes
GT-1500, GT-S50, GT-S80 Mac OS X 10.6 download - Yes
Perfection 1200, Perfection 1240, Perfection 1250, Perfection 1260, Perfection 1640, Perfection 1650, Perfection 1660, Perfection 1670, Perfection 2400, Perfection 2450, Perfection 2480, Perfection 2580, Perfection 3170, Perfection 3200, Perfection 3490, Perfection 3590, Perfection 4180, Perfection 4490, Perfection 4870, Perfection 4990, Perfection 610, Perfection 640 Compatible
download
- Yes
Perfection V10, Perfection V100, Perfection V350 Compatible
download
- Yes
Perfection V200, Perfection V30, Perfection V300, Perfection V500, Perfection V600, Perfection V700, Perfection V750 Mac OS X 10.6 download - Yes

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