Brother MFC-J491DW Driver and Software

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022 - BROTHER

Brother MFC-J491DW Driver, Firmware and Software

The Brother MFC-J491DW Wireless Inkjet All-in-One is a reliable and robust color multifunction printer, just like the MFC-J1170DW. It also features Duplex printing and supports printing via smartphones such as Apple iPhone, Android and Windows Mobile. In addition, the MFC-J491DW is embedded with a Wi-Fi feature that allows you to print from a smart device wirelessly. The MFC-J491DW is easy to connect to a PC or Mac via a USB interface as well as wirelessly. In fact, it supports printing via smart devices using Air Print, Google Cloud Print, Brother iPrint & Scan, Mopria, and Wi Fi Direct.

Brother MFC-J491DW Driver and SoftwareSpecifications and Advantages

The Brother MFCJ491DW also has a print speed of up to 1 ppm (color/black) with high-print yields on each output. However, you need to use genuine ink from Brother to get professional prints. In addition to original ink, you can also use Brother ink with the code LC3011BK, LC3011C, LC3011M, LC3011Y, LC3013BK, LC3013C, LC3013M, and LC3013Y.

In addition to the above advantages, the Brother J491DW can scan directly to popular cloud services including Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, One Drive, Evernote, etc. It also has an automatic document feeder and a paper tray with a capacity of up to 100 sheets of legal/letter size paper. In fact, it offers a 1.8” color screen that lets you navigate the on-screen menus easily and quickly. In conclusion, the Brother Work Smart Series MFC-J491DW is a color wireless all-in-one printer with great features and functionality making it suitable for small offices, homes and even schools.

Brother MFC-J491DW Driver supports the following OS:

Windows 11 (x64/x86), Windows 10 (x64/x86), Windows 8.1 (x64/x86), Windows 7 (x64/x86), Windows Vista (x64/x86), Windows XP (x64/x86), Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 (x64/x86), Apple Mac OS, Linux, Ubuntu 12.0, Novell SuSE Linux ES, and also RedHat Enterprise.

How to Download and Install Brother Printer Drivers

  1. Click Download Driver Files on the link below, then the File Download window appears, click Save and click OK.
  2. While the Download Complete window appears, click Close. After that unzip the file, run setup and follow your on-screen installation instructions.
  3. When the installation finish window apprears, press the Test Print menu. If the Driver installed successfully,  then the printer will respond to your commands.

Brother MFC-J491DW Driver and Firmware for Windows

MFC-J491DW Full Driver & Software for Windows (x64/x86)
Release date: 02/06/2020, Version: (D1)
File name: Y17A_C2_UWC_PP-inst-D1.EXE (418.77 MB)

Basic Printer and Scanner Driver for Windows (x86/x64)
Release date: 02/06/2020, Version: (J1)
File name: Y17A_C2-hostm-J1.EXE (51.56 MB)

Brother iPrint & Scan Software for Windows (x64/x86)
Version:, Release date: 11/17/2023
File name: iPrintScan-Setup-11_0_1_1.exe (378.74 MB)

BRAdmin Professional 4 for Windows (x86/x64)
Release date: 04/27/2023, Version: 1.14.0000
File name: Setup_BRAdminPro4_1140000.exe (97.28 MB)

Firmware Update Tool for Windows (32-bit/64-bit)
Release date: 16/06/2022, Version: (N)
File name: BrMain4813.exe (3.99 MB)

Brother MFC-J491DW Driver and Firmware (macOS)

Brother MFC-J491DW Full Software Package for Mac OS (10.15)
Release Date: 03/02/2020, Version: (1.25)
Filename: Inkjet17_3_Mi_UW_NonTouchPanel_125_macOS1015.dmg (27.56 MB)

iPrint&Scan Push Scan Tool for Mac OS
Release Date: 12/20/2019, Version: (
Filename: BrotherPushScanTool_1_11_0_0.dmg (19.58 MB)

Brother MFC-J491DW Firmware Update Tool for macOS
Release date: 16/06/2022, Version: (N)
File name: BrMain402.dmg (5.29 MB)

Brother MFC-J491DW Driver for Linux/UNIX

Driver Install Tool for Linux OS
Release date: 08/19/2021, Version: (2.2.3-1)
Filename: linux-brprinter-installer-2.2.3-1.gz (0.02 MB)