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HP SmartStream D4D

HP SmartStream D4D (Designer for designers)

HP SmartStream D4D (Designer for designers)

HP SmartStream D4D is a simplified version of the full HP SmartStream Designer platform, along with a series of training tools, aimed at supporting creatives and designers to design for digital print. They provide simplified access to the same type of design functionality enabling personalization or customization of print jobs for up to 20 records through varying images, text and color. It is available as a plug-in to Adobe Illustrator® for both Mac and PC platforms fully enabling designers to harness the power of HP digital print.



This version includes stability enhancements and compatible with Adobe Illustrator version 23.0.3.


1. Close the Adobe Illustrator application.
2. Download and install the latest Java 8 JDK (on Mac) or Java 8 JRE (on PC) from: https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html
3. Allow 10 minutes for the installation to be executed in the background. Then, open Illustrator.
4. After the installation is complete, the Smart Stream Designer Workspace is added to Adobe Illustrator. Go to the ”Window” menu then ”Workspace” menu and select ”SmartStream Designer”. This will open the HP SmartStream Designer tools.
5. If you do not see ”SmartStream Designer” in the Workspace, or for any other question, please contact hp via d4d@hp.com.