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Creating a File That Can be Transferred to Your Printer


There are various tools available for transferring files including settings information to the printer.
P-touch Transfer Manager allows creating files available with these tools.

Steps to Create a File That Can Be Transferred

  1. 1. Start P-touch Transfer Manager.
    Windows 10
    Click Start - All apps - Windows System - Control Panel - P-touch Transfer Manager 2.x.
    Windows 8
    From Start - Apps screen, click P-touch Transfer Manager 2.x.
    Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7
    From the Start button, click All Programs - Brother P-touch - P-touch Tools - P-touch Transfer Manager 2.x.
    P-touch Transfer Manager starts and the main window appears.
  2. 2. Drag-and-drop a command file (*.bin) saved through Save in Command File of Printer Setting Tool.
  1. 3. Select the file.
  2. 4. Click Save Transfer File.
  3. 5. Check the file format (*blf, *.pdz) and save the file.


  • The file format that can be transferred differs depending on the tool.
  • You do not have to connect the printer during this procedure.
  • P-touch Transfer Manager is available not only for converting command files of Printer Setting Tool (*.bin) into files that can be transferred (*.blf, *.pdz) but also for creating templates used for P-touch Template printing.

For details, refer to Printing with P-touch Template.

Compatible model

Contact us if you have any question about models supporting conversion of command files (*.bin) into files that can be transferred (*.blf, *.pdz).

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