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Application Development Tool for Android™


The application development tool for Android™ (Brother Print SDK for Android™) introduced here is a development tool compatible with Android™.

Brother Print SDK for Android™ Ver.3.0.16

The Brother Print SDK for Android™ is a tool to enable printing from your Android™ to our products of MPring, PocketJet, and RJ/TD/QL/PT series.
You can incorporate a print function into an application you already use that allows printing from Brother products.


  • Library
  • Document
  • Sample project

System requirement

Development tool

  • Android™ Studio 2.1.1 or later
  • JDK8 or later
  • *:
    For these installation methods, please check each software website.

Target mobile devices

OS 4.0.3 or later
  • *:
    Not all Android™ 4.03 or later device will be guaranteed. It may not be able to print depending on the implementation of device side.
  • *:
    USB function only supports the device of which OS is supports USB host

Target models


Brother Print SDK for Android™ Ver.2.6.4

For details on the Ver. 2.6.4, refer to the document in the package you downloaded.

Target models

Brother PDF Print SDK for Android™

[About PDF printing]

  • Android™ 5.0 or later support native Android™ PDF classes using "Brother Print SDK for Android™".
  • To print PDF files with Android™ 4.x or earlier, please use Brother PDF Print SDK Demo. (60 Days Trial Version)
  • Brother PDF Print SDK does not operate on Android™ 6.0 or later.

This is a SDK for the customers who are going to develop an application to print PDF files. This SDK is not available from this website. Please contact our offices in your country for more details.

If you need trial version, Brother Print SDK Demo is available from the Android™ Market, and Brother PDF Print SDK for Android™ Evaluation Version is available in this website. (They are effective for 2 months from the time you download the application until the license is terminated.)

Brother Print SDK for Android™ Update History


For Developers

  • Choose from Purposes

    Label printing, printer setup and management information.

  • b-PAC

    Information on application development tools for Windows

  • Mobile SDK

    Information on application development tools for mobile terminals

  • Command Reference

    Information on control command reference for label printers and mobile printers

  • Choose from Models

    Introduction of Brother tools applicable to your model

  • Video Library

    Videos showing how to use SDK and other information

  • Contact Us

    Fill out the contact us form if you have questions about Brother developer tool.

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