HP Photosmart 8049 driver

The Photosmart 8049 is an efficient printer which is best suited for all your photo printing needs. This printer can connect with various devices like a camera, computer iPod. The printer uses the thermal inkjet technology and has a 6-ink color feature. This printer can print up to 3000 pages in one month at the speed of 18 pages per minute.

HP Photosmart 8049 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32- bit– 64- bit and Macintosh Operating System.

HP Photosmart 8049 driver

Supported Windows Operating Systems

Supported OS:  Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
Filename Size
Full Feature Drivers and Software for windows Vista.exe 67.39 MB Download
Basic Drivers and Software for windows XP 32 bit.exe 180.36 MB Download

HP Photosmart 8049 driver Supported Mac Operating Systems

Supported OS:  Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.x
Filename Size
Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.6.dmg 97.81 MB Download
Full Feature Drivers and Software for Mac OS X 10.5.dmg 71.15 MB Download

HP Photosmart printer 8049 cartridges

HP 96 Black Inkjet Print Cartridge (~860 pages ), HP 98 Black Original Ink Cartridge (~420 pages ), HP 95 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge (~330 pages ), HP 97 Tri-color Original Ink Cartridge (~560 pages ), HP 99 Photo Original Ink Cartridge (~130 pages ), HP 100 Gray Photo Original Ink Cartridge (~80 pages )

The minimum requirement for HP Photosmart 8049 driver:

In the Windows operating system, the HP Photosmart 8049 driver can be run the systems having Windows 98, 2000 Professional, ME, XP – Home and Professional edition. In Macintosh operating system it has full compatibility with the MAC OS X 10.2 or its higher versions. For the Windows versions, the operating system has to be Intel Pentium II or above. In Mac versions, it should be a G3 processor or higher version. Along with the windows and the processor, the RAM capacity should be 128 MB for both the operating systems.

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Latest operating systems supported with HP Photosmart 8049 driver:

The Macintosh users can use it with MAC OS X 10.13 operating system. For the Windows operating system Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 have full compatibility with the HP Photosmart 8049 driver.

Features of the printer:

1. The printer embedded with PictBridge.
2. The language used is HP PML and PCL 3
3. It has a borderless printing feature.

Specifications of the HP printer Photosmart 8049:

Print: For mono documents, the resolution is 1200 dots per inch, and that for the color document is 4800×1200 dpi.

Media type supported: It supports various types of media like plain paper, photo paper, panoramic paper, envelopes, transparent films, labels.

Video Format supported: This printer can print stills from a video with JPED AVI, JPEG Quick time and MPEF 1 format.

External support: Many types of memory card can run on the printer.

Download HP Photosmart 8049 Printer driver from HP website

[Installation Instructions] How to Download / Installation procedure

Note: Do not connect the USB cable until requested by the installer. If you connect to the network, make sure the network cable is connected before running the installer


  • Close all software programs running on your computer.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Click the Download button on this page.
  • Click the downloaded file. The files will be extracted and the installation process will automatically begin.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to continue and complete the installation.


  • Download the file. For the location where the file is saved, check the computer settings.
  • Double-click the downloaded file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • Then Double-click the mounted Disk Image.
  • Double-click the packaged file in the folder. Installation starts automatically.

To install later, select Save in step 4 and choose a location on your hard disk. When ready to install, search and double-click the file. This will automatically extract and start the installation process. Follow the instructions on the screen to continue the installation.

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