Printing - NICE DCV
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You can use NICE DCV to print content from a NICE DCV session. The available printing devices depend on the client that you're using.

  • Windows client, Linus client, and macOS client — You can print to the physical printer that's connected to your client computer. Or, you can print to a PDF document that uses the NICE DCV virtual printer.

  • Web browser client — You can print to a .PDF document using the NICE DCV virtual printer.

When you print to the NICE DCV virtual printer, the content is exported to a printable file. You can download it to your local computer using the client and then print it using your local printer.

You must be authorized to use this feature. If you are not authorized, the functionality is not available in the client. For more information, see Configuring NICE DCV Authorization in the NICE DCV Administrator Guide.

To print content from the session
  1. In the client, open the Print window.

  2. In the Print window, choose one of the following printing devices and then choose Print.

    • (All clients connected to all Windows and Linux server) DCV Printer — Prints to the NICE DCV virtual printer

    • (Windows client connected to Windows and Linux server) <local-printer-name>-Redirected — Prints to the local printer

  3. If you print to the NICE DCV virtual printer, a notification appears when the file is ready for download. In the top-right corner, choose Notifications, locate the Print notification in the list, and then choose Download.

    • If you're using the web browser client, after the download has completed, choose Show in folder.

    • If you're using the Windows client, the printer dialog is automatically opened when the file is downloaded.

    • If you're using the Linux or macOS clients, the downloaded file is automatically opened with the default associated application.


    The file is deleted from the NICE DCV server after you have downloaded it, and it's no longer available for download.