Epson Paper Name Change


Epson has renamed some of its paper types. If you do not see the name for your paper type in the printer driver when you are ready to print, or if you want to know what type of paper to purchase, refer to the following table.

Type Previous name New name Category
Resin-coated paper Glossy Photo Paper Photo Paper Glossy 3 Star
Premium Glossy Photo Paper Premium Photo Paper Glossy 4 Star
Premium Semi-Gloss Photo Paper Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss 4 Star
Premium Luster Photo Paper Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster 5 Star
Ultra Premium Glossy Photo Paper Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy 5 Star
Matte paper Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper Presentation Paper Matte 3 Star
Matte Paper Heavyweight Premium Presentation Paper Matte 4 Star
Double-sided Matte Paper Premium Presentation Paper Matte Double-sided 4 Star
Enhanced Matte Paper Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte 5 Star
Business paper Premium Bright White Paper Bright White Paper no rating

Additionally, Epson has created a star rating system to help customers choose the right paper at a glance.

3 Star quality is for everyday projects 4 Star is for high quality, durable photos to share or place in albums 5 Star is for professional quality, long-lasting photos for framing and special occasions