Even though most data nowadays is kept well on servers and hard disk drives, businesses from around the world are still in need of a palpable document. In specialized environments task are kept track of, including printing jobs. This is easily done with the help of applications like O&K Print Watch which lets you keep an eye on currently active tasks, ink flow and even issue various reports.
Depending on the environment in which the application is used, accessibility is a key feature. You are able to monitor activity over groups, individuals, computers or printing devices connected to a local network.
The interface is cleverly organized, with a side panel providing quick access to monitored areas while the rest of the space is used to display charts, characteristics, as well as print job history. There are several fields that show last printed documents, most active users, printers or computers, along with several details like device names, documents, pages, cost and more.
What's more, each element in the side panel can be edited for a better report. The application lets you set colors for users, printers, as well as cartridge status and overall efficiency. Furthermore, print jobs can be managed for users individually, or redirected in case of specific documents.
From time to time, you might need to get an overview of the whole activity and this is where reports come in handy. Besides the chart constantly displayed in the main scree, you can run a report with little customization options, predefined info fields displaying printers, pages, cost, color and number of colored documents, workload and more.
All things considered, O&K Print Watch offers a helping hand when it comes to a better management of print jobs in a business, big or small. It's easy to set up, with devices connected to the same network or computer automatically detected and not many system resources used to clog up your computer.