Download And Install Brother MFC 8480dn Driver

Install Brother MFC 8480dn Driver

This page will guide you in downloading and installing the Brother MFC-8480DN driver on your Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

The printer driver availability may vary based on your OS type and version.

For Windows

  • Full Driver & Software package (recommended)
  • Printer Driver & Scanner Driver for Local Connection
  • Add Printer Wizard Driver
  • BR-Script Driver
  • Enhanced Generic PCL Driver
  • Universal Printer Driver for PCL
  • Universal Printer Driver for BR-Script
  • Network Connection Repair Tool
  • Uninstall Tool
  • Firmware Update Tool

For Mac

  • CUPS Printer Driver
  • Scanner Driver
  • AR-Script Driver
  • Printer Driver
  • Remote Setup software
  • Scanner Driver
  • Firmware Update Tool

For Linux

  • LPR printer driver
  • CUPSwrapper printer driver
  • PPD file
  • Generic LPR printer driver
  • Generic CUPSwrapper printer driver
  • Scanner Driver
  • Scan-key-tool
  • Scanner Settings file
  • PC-Fax driver


Download the Brother MFC-8480DN printer driver for your Windows or Mac computer by following the instructions below.


  • Initially, ensure that your Windows or Mac computer is connected to a stable internet connection.
  • Next, open a web browser.
  • Go to the Brother printer’s official page.
  • Locate and select your printer model correctly.
  • Click the Downloads tab on your printer’s support page.
  • Check to ensure that your OS type is selected correctly.
  • Now, locate the recommended printer driver for your OS type and click on it.
  • Read the EULA of the printer and click the Agree to the EULA and Download button to download the selected printer driver. (Note: You can also download the extra utility tools using the same instructions).
  • After downloading the printer driver file, install it on your computer.
Brother mfc 8480dn driver

Scroll down this page to know the Brother MFC-8480DN printer driver installation process in detail.


The printer driver installation process may vary based on your OS type.


  • Initially, ensure that your Brother printer is not connected to the computer.
  • Next, extract the downloaded driver folder and open the driver file.
  • Select the desired language on the Welcome screen.
  • Click the I Agree or I Accept button on the License Agreement screen.
  • Select and install the basic printer drivers by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Similarly, select the desired connection type to connect your printer to the computer.
  • Complete the printer driver installation by following the prompts displayed on the screen.


You can use the USB or network connectivity option to install the Brother MFC-8480DN printer driver on your Mac computer. The instructions given below will guide you in installing the printer driver using the USB connectivity method.

  • Locate and double-click on the installer package icon on your computer to begin the driver installation process.
  • Turn off your Brother printer if it is turned on.
  • Now, connect your printer to the Mac computer using the USB cable.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Open the Printer Setup Utility on your Mac computer.
  • Click Add Printer > Default Browser.
  • Select your printer model if prompted.
  • Install the Brother MFC printer driver by following the instructions displayed on the screen.


The following instructions are for installing the Brother MFC-8480DN printer’s LPR driver on the Linux deb version.

  • Initially, make sure you have downloaded the Brother LPR driver for your Linux deb computer.
  • Next, sign in to your computer as a superuser if necessary.
  • Connect your printer to the Linux computer using the USB, parallel, or network cable.
  • Open the Terminal app and run the following commands one by one to install the LPR driver on your computer.
  • dpkg - i --force-all
  • dpkg -l | grep Brother //to install the LPR driver
  • Configure the file and set the print system correctly.
  • Finally, print a test page to check whether the Brother MFC-8480DN driver is installed successfully on your computer.


Here are the complete specifications of the Brother MFC-8480DN printer.

Paper Input Capacity
  • Standard Tray: 250 sheets
  • MP Tray: 50 sheets
  • ADF: Up to 50 sheets
Output Paper Capacity Up to 150 sheets
Memory 64 bytes
Supported Connection Type
  • Wired
  • USB
  • Parallel
Memory Backup YES
Duplex Print YES
Duplex Scan X
Secure Function Lock YES
Control Panel 22 characters x 5 Lines
Supported OS Windows, Linux, and Mac
Modem Speed 33.600bps
One Touch Dial 40 (20 x 2) locations
Speed Dial 300 locations
Dual Access, ECM (Error Correction Mode), Group Dialing, Fax Forwarding, Remote Access, and Paging YES
  • Windows: 1200 dpi, 600 dpi, 300 dpi
  • DOS: 600 dpi
  • Mac OS: 1200 dpi, HQ1200, 600 dpi, 300 dpi
  • Linux: 1200 dpi, HQ1200, 600 dpi, 300 dpi
Auto and Manual Duplex Print YES
Resolution Max. 1200 x 600 dpi
Multi-Copy (N in 1) and (Sorting) YES
Auto and manual duplex copy X
Color/Mono Color
  • From scanner glass: max. 600 x 2400 dpi
  • From ADF: Max 600 x 1200 dpi
  • Interpolated: 19200 x 19200 dpi
Scan to E-mail X
Scan to FTP YES
PC Fax: For Windows, Mac, and Linux YES
Duplex Fax Send X
Duplex Fax Receive YES

We hope that you have completely learned how to download and install Brother MFC-8480dn driver on Windows, Mac and Linux computers. If you're having trouble with your Brother printer, connect with our technical experts for assistance in resolving it.