Is there exists a PDF Driver to print a PDF with page numbers on footer? I Usually:

  • print a PDF with a PDF Driver,
  • and then I open the printed PDF with another utility to add page numbers on footers.

It is not ok. - I look for a Driver to do it in a unique passage. Do you know it?

I can add a detail:
I usually use a Markdown editor as Typora, and I want to print a pdf with the above characteristics. So I don't use Adobe Acrobat at all.

  • What computer system are you using?
    – Eric S
    Commented Nov 4, 2019 at 20:29
  • @EricShain Windows 7
    – JB-Franco
    Commented Nov 4, 2019 at 20:42
  • Can't you just configure the Printer (using CUPS or the printing system dialog) to always print page numbers onto the page?
    – knb
    Commented Nov 4, 2019 at 22:17
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    @knb I don't know what is CUPS.
    – JB-Franco
    Commented Nov 4, 2019 at 23:03

2 Answers 2


Black Ice Printer Drivers can add Header and Footer on the printed document to provide important background information and to make your document look more professional. The Header and Footer feature provides flexibility for better document management by adding User or Document specific information to the printed document such as User name, print date and time.

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Hope this helps...

  • It is very complete utility. I think that it is not possible to find a free alternative.
    – JB-Franco
    Commented Nov 12, 2019 at 11:38
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    There are many open-source tools(applications) in the market, but drivers are rare. Let me check. I'll update if I find any open-source driver.
    – user63068
    Commented Nov 12, 2019 at 12:17

I'm not sure this is what you are looking for as it isn't in the print driver, but according to this page, Adobe Acrobat can do it. From that webpage:

Step 1

Click the "Tools" drop-down menu and select "Pages" to view a list of options. Highlight the "Header & Footer" listing, and select "Add Header & Footer." This process will work for all Adobe Acrobat programs (Standard, Pro and Suite).

Step 2

Click once inside one of the six available header and footer sections in which you want to add the page number. Click the "Insert Page Number" button. This action will add the page number that corresponds with the page's position within the PDF file in the selected area. To begin page numbering on a page other than the first page within the file, click the "Page Range Option" link, and select the appropriate page.

Click the "File" menu, and select the "Print" option. Use the "Printer Name" drop-down menu to select a printer from which to print the PDF file. Click the "OK" button to print the Adobe Acrobat document with the page numbers that you added. Save your changes.

There is also a YouTube video.

  • thanks, I knew it, but sorry it must be a pdf driver.
    – JB-Franco
    Commented Nov 4, 2019 at 21:56

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