Printing labels the easy way – with


brother_ql is a software package to facilitate printing labels on Brother’s QL-Series label printers. It was designed to be used from the command line but also supports usage from other software packages (via its command line interface or via its Python API).

Printing a label of your PNG image fitted to the 62mm label can be as easy as:

brother_ql print --label 62 my_image.png

The package is free software, published on Github and on the Python Package Index PyPI.

Instead of calling the command line tool, the functionality of this software is is also available for use in custom Python scripts via its API, see below.