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  • Page 1: Software Instruction Manual

    Windows Macintosh Software Instruction Manual INSTRUCTION MANUAL...

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    In consideration of the right to use the SOFTWARE, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single computer. You may physically transfer the SOFTWARE from one computer to another provided that the SOFTWARE is used on only one computer at a time.

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    Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors under such laws. Nothing contained in Paragraph 1 shall be construed to give Canon any ownership rights in any images, graphics or textual material that you save in connection with the Software.

  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Manual Organization, How to Read the Manual and the Conventions Used This manual consists of a chapter for Windows followed by a chapter for Macintosh. In this manual, Windows XP Professional/Home Edition is referred to as Windows XP, Windows Millennium Edition is referred to as Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional is referred to as Windows 2000, and Windows 98 Second Edition is referred to as Windows 98 Where explanations are common to all operating systems, the screens used in the examples are from Windows XP for Windows and from Mac OS X (10.2) for Macintosh.

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    Software This section briefly describes the main functions of the software provided on the bundled CD- ROM. EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk EOS Viewer Utility/EOS Capture Dedicated software for an EOS DIGITAL camera to be used for downloading and displaying images, processing RAW images, specifying the camera settings such as personal functions, and remote shooting.

  • Page 6: Operation Flow

    JPEG images from your camera. You can also use PhotoStitch to merge multiple images to create a panorama shot easily. Trademark Acknowledgments Canon and EOS are trademarks of Canon Inc. Adobe and Photoshop are registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.

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    Where explanations are common to all operating systems, the screens used in the examples are from Windows XP. Installing the Software ... W-3 Describes how to install the bundled software. Preparation for Downloading Images ... W-7 Explains how to connect the camera or a card reader (third-party product) to your computer, and complete the installation.

  • Page 8: System Requirements

    System Requirements The software bundled with this product runs on the systems described below. Windows XP (Home Edition/Professional), Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows 98 SE PC with one of the above OS preinstalled and equipped with an IEEE1394 port Computer * Upgraded machines not supported.

  • Page 9: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software This chapter describes how to install the bundled software. If you were unable to successfully install the software using the procedure given in this manual, see “Troubleshooting” (W-104). Installing the Software ... W-4 Correct Installation Procedure ... W-4...

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    Installing the Software Check that your computer complies with the system requirements for the software (W-2) as you follow the installation procedure. Correct Installation Procedure Always install the software as described in the procedures below. Start up your computer (step 1). Install the software (steps 2 through 9).

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    Click the [Next] button. Select [Easy Installation] and click the [Next] button. Check the details of the License Agreement and then click the [Yes] button. Check the software and the folder in which the software will be installed, and then click the [Next] button. Installation begins.

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    Installing the Software Click the [Finish] button. Click the [Exit] button. Remove the CD. Connect the camera to your computer and complete the installation referring to the procedures in Chapter 2. If you were unable to successfully install the software using the procedure given in this manual, see “Troubleshooting”...

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    Preparation for Downloading Images This chapter explains how to connect the camera or a card reader (third- party product) to your computer, and complete the installation. If you were unable to successfully install the software using the procedure given in this manual, see “Troubleshooting”...

  • Page 14: Connecting The Camera To Your Computer

    Connecting the Camera to Your Computer Before downloading images to your computer or specifying the camera settings, you must connect the camera to your computer with the dedicated IEEE1394 cable. You can connect the camera while your computer is running. Connecting the Camera to Your Computer for the First Time When you connect the camera to your computer for the first time to complete the installation,...

  • Page 15: This Manual, See "troubleshooting" (w-105)

    For Windows 2000, Me, 98 SE, nothing appears when the installation is complete. However, if the [Found New Hardware] or [Building driver information database] dialog box appears, when the dialog box disappears automatically, the installation is complete. When the installation is complete, the camera is ready to communicate with your computer.

  • Page 16: Using Your Card Reader

    Refer to the computer User’s Manual for more information on sleep mode. When the camera is connected to a computer, you should use the DC Coupler Kit. If your computer has a 4-pin IEEE1394 port, use a Canon 4-pin to 4-pin IEEE1394 cable (optional). Using Your Card Reader Users with a third-party card reader can download images directly from a memory card to the computer.

  • Page 17: Table Of Contents

    For more information on the restrictions of EOS Viewer Utility, refer also to the source listed below. Readme: Click the [Start] button select [All Programs] ([Programs] in other versions of Windows) [Canon Utilities] the version) [EOSViewerUtility Readme]. Starting EOS Viewer Utility... W-12 Downloading Images ... W-16 Handling the Folders...

  • Page 18: Starting Eos Viewer Utility

    [EOSViewerUtility xx] The main window appears. You can also start EOS Viewer Utility by double-clicking the [EOSViewerUtility] icon on the desktop. EOS Viewer Utility version information is displayed in xx. W-12 (W-8) select [All Programs] ([Programs] in [Canon Utilities] [EOSViewerUtility].

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    Main window Menu bar Main window tool bar Displays the [File], [Edit], [View], [Option], [Window], [Help] menus. Path display Displays the connected camera, drive and folder on your computer. Status bar Image display area Bookmark area (W-19) Folder Tree Area (W-16) * The above window shows all the information at once.

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    Starting EOS Viewer Utility Main window tool bar Folder Tree button Shows/hides the Folder Tree Area. Show/Hide Image Information button Shows/hides the histogram, image information display area, and comment input box. Display Size list box (W-22) Thumbnail Frames button Shows/hides the information display frame of thumbnail images.

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    RAW adjustment tool palette Camera type (W-30) Displays the name of the camera on which the selected RAW images were taken. Digital Exposure Compensation slider (W-31) Color Temp. input box (W-33) White Balance list box (W-32, W-33) LB Filter slider (W-35) CC Filter slider (W-35) Tone Curve button (W-37) Contrast list box (W-40)

  • Page 22: Downloading Images

    Downloading Images The procedure below describes how to download (copy) the images saved on a memory card in the camera to your computer, and display them on the main window. You can download images in the Folder Tree Area. Create a folder to which images will be downloaded. From the menu that is displayed by right-clicking on the destination folder, select [New folder] to...

  • Page 23: Supported Image Formats

    Click the copied folder. The images in the folder are displayed. Before disconnecting the camera from your computer, exit EOS Viewer Utility, set the camera’s power switch to <OFF>, and then disconnect the dedicated cable. You cannot display images in the preview window (W-20) or edit RAW images (W-29) saved on a memory card in the camera directly.

  • Page 24: Handling The Folders

    Handling the Folders You can handle the folder on the menu that appears by right-clicking the folder. Right-click on the folder and select an option from the menu that appears. Opens the selected folder. Creates a new folder. Note that you cannot create a new folder in the memory card in the camera.

  • Page 25: Registering Frequent Use Folder

    Registering Frequent Use Folder You can register frequent use folders as bookmark folders. Display a folder to be registered Register a folder as a bookmark folder. Drag and drop the folder to be registered as shown on the right. The folder icon appears in the Bookmark area when it is registered.

  • Page 26: Selecting The Image Display Mode

    Selecting the Image Display Mode You can select the display size and method of images. Main Window (Thumbnail Display) Various information can be displayed with images. Digital exposure compensation value (W-31) File name or shooting date/ time The items selected in the [Image Lower Display Item] list box in the [General Settings] dialog box (W-50) are...

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    Preview tool bar Display Size list box (W-22) Rotate left 90 degrees button (W-26) Window button (W-25) Show/Hide Image Information button Show/hides the histogram, image information display area, and comment input box. Rotate right 90 degrees button (W-26) Add Check Mark button (W-24) Protect button (W-26) Play sound button (W-28) * The above window shows all the information at once.

  • Page 28: Selecting The Display Size

    Selecting the Image Display Mode Selecting the Display Size Select a display size from the list box. In the main window, the available image sizes are [Small] (64 pixels), [Medium] (100 pixels), and [Large] (160 pixels). In the preview window, the available image sizes are [Fit to window] and [100%].

  • Page 29: Selecting Images

    Selecting Images Selecting Images in the Main Window Click the target image. The frame around the selected image is colored. To select multiple images, hold down the <Ctrl> key and click the images. To select sequential images, click the first image and then hold down the <Shift>...

  • Page 30: Attaching Check Marks To Images

    Selecting Images Attaching Check Marks to Images You can attach a check mark to the RAW image, allowing you to select images more easily. Click the [Add Check Mark] button. When the check mark is placed, the [ ] icon appears in the frame of the image.

  • Page 31: Bringing/sending The Main Window To The Front/back Of Window Stack

    Bringing/Sending the Main Window to the Front/Back of Window Stack Select [Move main window to front] or [Move main window to back] from the menu that appears by clicking the [Window] button. The main window is brought/sent to the front/back of window stack. Equalizing the Display Sizes in the Preview Window You can set all the preview windows to the same size.

  • Page 32: Editing Images

    Editing Images You can edit all the images that can be displayed in EOS Viewer Utility. When multiple images are selected, the edits are applied to all the selected images. Protecting Images You can protect important images to prevent them from being accidentally deleted. Click the [Protect] button.

  • Page 33: Deleting Images

    Deleting Images You can move unnecessary images to the Recycle Bin on your computer and delete them. Click the [Erase images] button. The images are moved to the Recycle Bin. Select [Empty Recycle Bin] from the menu that appears by right- clicking [Recycle Bin] on the desktop.

  • Page 34: Playing Back Sound

    Playing Back Sound The sound recording mark is displayed for images for which sound was recorded. Select an image with [ button. The [Audio Note] dialog box appears. Adjust the sound with the buttons and slider. Plays back the recorded sound. Stops sound playback.

  • Page 35: Editing Raw Images

    • The processing times given here are only approximations. Actual processing times vary widely depending on the images and the computer system. • Processing times are based on Canon testing standards. (OS: Windows XP; CPU: 2.2 GHz Pentium 4; RAM: 256 MB) •...

  • Page 36: Specifying The Processing Parameters

    Editing RAW Images Specifying the Processing Parameters You can specify the processing parameters in the RAW adjustment tool palette. This processing applies the specified parameters virtually and does not affect the original RAW images in any way. Consequently, you can redo the processing as often as you like with different parameters and then reset the modified parameters to the settings used when the shot was taken.

  • Page 37: Adjusting The Brightness (digital Exposure Compensation

    Editing RAW Images Adjusting the Brightness (Digital Exposure Compensation) You can adjust the brightness of an image in the range of +/–2 stops in 0.1-stop increments. Drag the slider left or right to adjust the brightness. The adjusted value is specified in the RAW adjustment tool palette.

  • Page 38: Adjusting The White Balance

    Editing RAW Images Adjusting the White Balance You can adjust the white balance in the images. You can then save white balance data on your computer (W-36) and register them on the camera (W-82). Selecting the White Balance You can select the white balance that is the closest to the light source when shots were taken. Select the white balance from the list box.

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    Specifying the Color Temperature You can specify the color temperature to adjust the white balance. Select [Color Temp.] from the list box. Enter a color temperature. Enter the color temperature in the [Color Temp.] input box in the range of 2800K to 10000K (in 100K increments).

  • Page 40: Click White Balance Function

    Editing RAW Images Click White Balance Function You can automatically adjust the white balance simply by clicking a point in a white part of the image. Click the [Click White Balance] button. When you move the cursor over the image, the cursor [ ] changes to [ Click a point in a white part of the image.

  • Page 41: Correcting The White Balance

    Correcting the White Balance You can correct the standard color temperature of the white balance. By using this function, you can obtain the effectiveness similar to the color temperature converting filter or color compensating filter (third-party product). The range of compensation is 9 levels for each color. This function is especially useful for users who understand the role and effect of the color temperature converting filter or color compensating filter.

  • Page 42: Saving The White Balance

    Editing RAW Images Saving the White Balance You can save the adjusted white balance data on your computer and then register them on the camera as the personal white balance settings (W-82). Adjust the white balance Click the [Save White Balance Settings] button. The [Save As] dialog box appears.

  • Page 43: Adjusting The Color And Brightness (adjust Tone Curve

    Adjusting the Color and Brightness (Adjust Tone Curve) You can use the tone curve to adjust the colors and brightness. You can then save the adjusted tone curve on your computer (W-39) and register it on the camera (W-80). Click the [Tone Curve] button. The [Tone Curve] dialog box appears.

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    Editing RAW Images Adjust the tone curve. Click the tone curve to show [ ■ ] and drag it to a desired location. Horizontal axis: Input level Vertical axis: Output level To delete [ ■ ], select [ ■ ] and then press the <delete>...

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    Saving the Tone Curve You can save the adjusted tone curve. Adjust the tone curve (W-37) Click the [Save] button. The [Save As] dialog box appears. Select the destination folder, enter the file name, and then click the [Save] button. The tone curve is saved.

  • Page 46: Selecting The Contrast

    Editing RAW Images Tone Curve A tone curve shows the brightness and color saturation for the original image (input) and the adjusted image (output) in the form of a line graph. You can use the tone curve to adjust the image brightness and color saturation values that were set by the camera automatically when the shot was taken.

  • Page 47: Selecting The Color Matrix

    Selecting the Color Matrix Use the procedure below to select the film-equivalent hue, chroma and color range (the range of colors that can be reproduced). Click the [Standard] tab. The [Standard] tab sheet appears. Select the color matrix from the list box. Editing RAW Images W-41...

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    Editing RAW Images Color Matrix Reproduces the natural color saturation and tones. 1 Standard Effective for reproducing the subject’s natural color tones. Reproduces the color tones suited to portraits. 2 Portrait Effective for reproducing beautifully natural skin tones. Reproduces the color saturation similar to that in high-chroma color slide film.

  • Page 49: Adjusting The Color

    Adjusting the Color Use the procedure below to specify the color saturation, color tone, and color space for the image. Click the [Advanced] tab. The [Advanced] tab sheet appears. Select the settings from the list boxes. The selected setting is specified in the RAW adjustment tool palette. Selecting a negative value for [Color Tone] makes the color tone reddish, and a positive value, yellowish.

  • Page 50: Selecting The Sharpness

    Editing RAW Images Selecting the Sharpness You can adjust the edge sharpness of an image. Select an adjustment value from the list box. Higher values give higher levels of edge sharpening. The selected adjustment value is specified in the RAW adjustment tool palette.

  • Page 51: Saving Images

    Saving Images You can convert and save RAW images to TIFF or JPEG images, and save JPEG images as another name. When you convert RAW images to the TIFF format and save them, the specified color space data (W-41 to W-43) is attached to each of images as the ICC profile automatically. ICC stands for International Color Consortium.

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    Saving Images Allows you to specify the folder in which the image will be saved. The image is saved as a new image in the same folder as the selected image. When the [Save in following specified folder] radio button has been selected, this button allows you to specify the folder in which the image will be saved.

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    Click this checkbox when you want to save the image without changing the name. This is text inserted before the file number. You can enter up to 12 characters. When you enter text, an example appears in the [Example] field below the text box. When the image files to be saved include images with sound, this option can save the sound files with the respective images.

  • Page 54: Transferring Images To Retouching Software

    Transferring Images to Retouching Software You can transfer the images displayed in EOS Viewer Utility to retouching software. The descriptions given here use Adobe Photoshop 7.0, as an example. In order to transfer images, you will need retouching software such as Adobe Photoshop.

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    Select the radio button and then select a folder in which the images to be transferred will be saved. The images to be transferred are saved as new images in the same folder. Click the [Browse] button and then select a folder in which the images to be transferred will be saved.

  • Page 56: Specifying The Preferences

    Specifying the Preferences You can make various settings for transferring images, the information displayed with thumbnail images, and the image resolution for converting RAW images to other formats. Select the [File] menu The [General Settings] dialog box appears. Specify the settings and click the [OK] button. The settings are applied and the [General Settings] dialog box closes.

  • Page 57: Setting The Iptc Information

    Setting the IPTC Information IPTC stands for International Press Telecommunications Council and refers to a standard for communications and information exchange tags attached to images. The standard was established by newspaper and communications companies to allow problem-free transmission of images. You can attach this IPTC information to JPEG images, or to TIFF and JPEG images that were converted from RAW images and saved with EOS Viewer Utility.

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    Setting the IPTC Information IPTC-1 tab IPTC-2 tab IPTC-3 tab Closes the [IPTC information] dialog box. Settings on the [IPTC-1] tab sheet You can enter up to 64 characters. You can enter up to 32 characters. You can enter up to 32 characters. You can enter up to 2000 characters.

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    Settings on the [IPTC-2] tab sheet You can enter up to 10 characters. Select [Highest Priority (=1)], [Normal (=5)], or [Low Priority (=8)] from the list box. You can enter up to 256 characters. You can enter up to 8 characters. You can enter up to 11 characters.

  • Page 60: Merging Images With Photostitch

    You will need QuickTime 3.0 or later to save merge images made using PhotoStitch in the QuickTime VR format. If QuickTime 3.0 or later is not already installed on your computer, obtain and install it separately. W-54 select [All Programs] ([Programs] in [Canon Utilities] [PhotoStitch]...

  • Page 61: Viewer Utility

    Specifying Camera Settings in EOS Viewer Utility This chapter describes how to specify the owner’s name and date/time, the Personal Functions, the Parameters, and the Personal White Balance in the camera. Specifying the Camera Settings... W-56 Basic Settings ... W-57 Personal Function Settings ...

  • Page 62: Specifying The Camera Settings

    Specifying the Camera Settings You can specify the owner’s name and date/time, the personal functions, the processing parameters, and the personal white balance, etc. in the camera. Connect the camera to your computer The dialog box on which the camera model is displayed appears.

  • Page 63: Basic Settings

    Basic Settings You can specify the owner’s name and date/time in the camera, and check the properties of a memory card (CF card, SD card) in the camera. Display the [Camera settings] dialog box Select the [Basic settings] tab. The [Basic settings] tab sheet appears.

  • Page 64: Personal Function Settings

    Personal Function Settings You can set up to 26 Personal Functions tailored to different types of photography and apply those function settings to the camera. You can also save the specified settings on your computer and load the saved settings. Display the [Camera settings] dialog box Select the [Personal functions] tab.

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    You can specify the Personal Function settings listed below in the different windows. [Exposure functions 1] Disables the shooting modes (W-62) Disables the metering modes (W-62) [Exposure functions 2] Specifies the metering mode for manual exposure (W-63) Sets the maximum and minimum shutter speeds to be used (W-63) Sets the maximum and minimum apertures to be used (W-64) [Exposure functions 3] Registers and switches the shooting mode and metering mode (W-64)

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    Personal Function Settings [Other functions 1] Changes the timer’s time length (W-71) Illuminates the LCD panel during bulb exposures (W-72) [Other functions 2] Sets the default settings when the CLEAR button is ON (W-72) [Other functions 3] Shortened release time lag (W-72) Enables the electronic dial’s function to be used in the reverse direction (W-73) Prevents exposure compensation with the Quick Control Dial (W-73) Enables Quick Control Dial switch to turn on/off Main Dial too (W-73)

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    Check the settings and save them on your computer if necessary (W-75, W-76) Click the [OK] button. Applies the settings and closes the [Camera settings] dialog box. When a Personal Function is applied to the camera, < > appears on the LCD panel. Personal Function Settings W-61...

  • Page 68: Description Of Personal Functions

    Personal Function Settings Description of Personal Functions shown in this section provides brief descriptions of the Custom Function Settings for the respective camera functions. For more details, refer to “Custom Function Settings” in the camera’s Instruction Manual. Disables the shooting modes Click the shooting modes you do not want to use.

  • Page 69: Specifies The Metering Mode For Manual Exposure

    Specifies the metering mode for manual exposure Select the metering mode to be specified. You can specify the metering mode to be used in the manual exposure mode. When you set the manual exposure mode, the metering mode selected here will be set automatically.

  • Page 70: Sets The Maximum And Minimum Apertures To Be Used

    Personal Function Settings Sets the maximum and minimum apertures to be used Select the maximum and minimum apertures from the list box. For example, if you set 1.4 for the largest aperture and 8.0 for the smallest aperture, the usable aperture range will be f/1.4 to f/8.0. You can better control the apertures used by setting the range of usable apertures.

  • Page 71

    Registering the Modes and Settings with the Camera ( Set the shooting mode and shooting mode settings (aperture setting for aperture-priority AE mode). Then set the metering mode and exposure compensation amount. Register the modes and settings. First press the < >...

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    Personal Function Settings Repeats bracketing during continuous shooting While you hold down the shutter button, bracketing repeats continuously in the currently selected drive mode. This function is useful when you want to continuously repeat the bracketing sequence. Sets the number of shots to be bracketed Select the number of shots from the list box.

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    Retains the shift amount for program shift Normally, any program shift amount is canceled after you take the picture. This Personal Function retains the program shift amount. This function is useful when you want to shift the standard program line so that priority is given to the shutter speed or to the aperture.

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    Personal Function Settings Disables focus detection (search driving) by the lens drive Normally, when you press the shutter button halfway and focus cannot be achieved, the lens is driven to search the correct focus. This lens driving operation can be turned off. When focus has been achieved once and refocusing fails, the subsequent lens driving operation can result in grossly inaccurate focus.

  • Page 75: Enables Automatic Shooting When Focus Is Achieved At The Fixed Point Of Focus While The Shutter Button Is Pressed Fully

    Enables automatic shooting when focus is achieved at the fixed point of focus while the shutter button is pressed fully This takes the picture automatically when the subject comes to the preset focusing distance. Focusing detection is performed using the selected AF point. Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF>...

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    Personal Function Settings Enables automatic AF point selection when C.Fn-11-2 has been Enables the standard horizonal AF point selection together with automatic AF point selection with C.Fn-11-2. Convenient when you want to use automatic AF point selection while C.Fn-11-2 has been set.

  • Page 77

    Enables quiet operation when the shutter button is OFF after picture-taking When single-frame shooting is selected, this function selects quiet camera operation when you release the shutter button from the fully pressed position to the half way position. This is useful when the camera operation noise would be disturbing after you take the picture.

  • Page 78: Illuminates The Lcd Panel During Bulb Exposures

    Personal Function Settings Illuminates the LCD panel during bulb exposures After the bulb exposure starts, press the <LCD panel illumination> button to illuminate the LCD panel until the bulb exposure ends. Convenient when you want to monitor the elapsed bulb exposure time. Taking bulb shots for long periods speeds up battery charge depletion and reduces the number of available shots.

  • Page 79

    Enables the electronic dial’s function to be used in the reverse direction The electronic dial’s rotational function can be reversed for selecting the AF point and setting the shutter speed and aperture. By matching the dial’s rotation direction to the particular operation, the operation can feel more intuitive.

  • Page 80: Add Original Decision Data

    Personal Function Settings Add original decision data The data that shows whether or not the image is the original one can be added to the image. When selecting the display format of Shooting information (INFO), the icon showing the captured image with Original image verification data is displayed. For more details, refer to “Shooting Information Display”...

  • Page 81: Checking, Saving, And Loading Personal Function Settings

    Checking, Saving, and Loading Personal Function Settings You can check the specified personal functions and the status of whether or not the settings are applied to the camera. You can also save the settings on your computer and then load the saved settings and apply them to the camera.

  • Page 82: Saving The Settings

    Personal Function Settings Saving the Settings Click the [Save as] button. The [Save As] dialog box appears. Select the destination folder, enter the file name, and then click the [Save] button. The specified Personal Function settings are saved. To update an existing file, click the [Save] button. Loading the Settings Click the [Open] button.

  • Page 83: Shot Settings

    Shot Settings You can specify various shot settings, such as processing parameters, tone curve, personal white balance settings, color matrix, and JPEG quality, and then apply these settings to the camera. Display the [Camera settings] dialog box Select the [Shoot settings] tab. The [Shoot settings] tab sheet appears.

  • Page 84: Specifying The Parameters

    Shot Settings Specifying the Parameters You can select tone curves, specify the sharpness and contrast, and then register up to three sets of these settings on the camera as processing parameters. For more information on setting the processing parameters on the camera, refer to “Setting the Processing Parameters”...

  • Page 85

    Click the [Applay to camera] button. The [Confirm settings] dialog box appears. Confirm the settings and click the [Yes] button. The parameter is registered on the camera. Click the [Close] button. The [Parameters settings] dialog box closes. Shot Settings W-79...

  • Page 86: Specifying The Tone Curve

    Shot Settings Specifying the Tone Curve You can download saved tone curves from a computer and register up to three (W-39) as tone curve data on the camera. You can also select the tone curve data that has been loaded into the [TCD 1] through [TCD 3] tab sheets, from the list box shown in “Specifying the Parameters”...

  • Page 87

    Select a channel from the list box. Click the [Apply to camera] button. The tone curve is registered on the camera. Click the [Close] button. The [Tone curve settings] dialog box closes. Shot Settings W-81...

  • Page 88: Specifying The Personal White Balance

    Shot Settings Specifying the Personal White Balance You can download saved white balance data from a computer and register up to three (W-36) as personal white balance on the camera. When you upload a personal white balance setting to the camera, < is displayed on the panel located on the back of the camera.

  • Page 89

    Click the [Open] button. The [Open] dialog box appears. Displays the setting status for the PC (Personal White Balance) registered on the camera along with their titles. Deletes the selected Registers the selected PC (Personal White PC (Personal White Balance) from the Balance) settings on camera.

  • Page 90: Specifying The Color Matrix

    Shot Settings Enter a title in the [Title] input box. Click the [Apply to camera] button. The white balance is registered on the camera. To register another setting, repeat steps 2 to 6. You can register up to 3 settings (PC- 1, PC-2 and PC-3).

  • Page 91

    Select desired settings from the list boxes. Click the [Apply to camera] button. The color matrix is registered on the camera. Click the [Close] button. The [Color Matrix settings] dialog box closes. Shot Settings W-85...

  • Page 92: Specifying The Jpeg Quality

    Shot Settings Specifying the JPEG Quality You can specify the JPEG quality for each of the sizes, L (Large), M1 (Middle 1), M2 (Middle 2), and S (Small), and then register the settings on the camera. For more information on setting the JPEG quality on the camera, refer to “Setting the Image- recording Quality”...

  • Page 93

    For more information on the restrictions of remote shooting, refer also to the source listed below. Readme: Click the [Start] button select [All Programs] ([Programs] in other versions of Windows) [Canon Utilities] is the version) [EOS Capture Readme]. Starting the Remote Shooting Function... W-88 Remote Shooting ... W-90 Single-frame Shooting ...

  • Page 94: Starting The Remote Shooting Function

    Starting the Remote Shooting Function Connect the camera to your computer The dialog box on which the camera model is displayed appears. Your camera model is displayed in EOS XXX. For Windows Me, the [Scanner and Camera Wizard] dialog box appears.

  • Page 95

    Select the [Option] menu The EOS Capture main window appears. EOS Capture main window Allows you to check and specify the camera settings (W-94). button (W-96) Shows/hides the set processing parameters dialog box. To exit the Remote Shooting function, select the [File] menu EOS Capture is one of the functions of EOS Viewer Utility.

  • Page 96: Remote Shooting

    Remote Shooting You can control the camera from your computer and take single-frame shots, timer shots and interval timer shots. The images are automatically saved on your computer. Before you use the Remote Shooting function, be sure to check that the camera is ready for shooting.

  • Page 97: Timer Shooting

    • The times for images shot in JPEG format will be shorter than those shown above. • Transfer times are based on Canon testing standards. (Time until images appear in the EOS Viewer Utility main window after you uncheck the [Save also on the camera’s memory card] checkbox and click the [Release] button in the...

  • Page 98: Interval Timer Shooting

    Remote Shooting Interval Timer Shooting Select the [Tool] menu The [Timer shooting setting] dialog box appears. Click the [Interval timer shooting] checkbox. Enter the shooting interval and the number of shots. Then click the [OK] button. You can set a shooting interval between 5 seconds and 99 minutes 59 seconds in 1-second increments.

  • Page 99: Specifying The Camera Settings

    Specifying the Camera Settings You can check and change the settings in the camera from your computer remotely. Before you specify the settings, be sure to check that the camera is ready for shooting. If the camera is not ready for shooting (the lens is not attached, etc.), you cannot make some of the settings.

  • Page 100: Camera Settings

    Specifying the Camera Settings Camera Settings You can check and specify the camera settings. Check the camera settings. ‘ Color temp. Specify the color temperature in a range of 2800K to 10000K. Shooting mode Displays/specifies the shooting mode. White Balance Displays/specifies the white balance.

  • Page 101

    Click the icon. The icon displayed here shows exposure compensation as an example. Use the button to change a value. Minimum settings button Specifies the minimum value. 1-step down settings button Allows you to decrease the value by 1 step. The changed settings are applied to the camera.

  • Page 102: Processing Parameters

    Specifying the Camera Settings Processing Parameters You can specify the processing parameters displayed in the camera. If the [Set processing parameters] dialog box has not appeared, click the [ Change the settings. Use the slider and list box to specify the settings. LB Filter slider Allows you to correct the white balance using the digital color filter for blue/amber hue.

  • Page 103

    A number of restrictions apply to the WIA Driver. You must read the “WIA Driver Readme” file before using the WIA Driver. Readme: Click the [Start] button select [All Programs] ([Programs] in Windows [Canon Utilities] Readme]. For more information on the restrictions of the TWAIN Driver, refer also to the sources listed below.

  • Page 104: Downloading Images With The Wia Driver

    Downloading Images with the WIA Driver You can download JPEG images using the [Scanner and Camera Wizard] dialog box, Explorer or WIA TWAIN. See Chapter 3 to download RAW images. Downloading with [Scanner and Camera Wizard] You can download JPEG images to your computer by following the instructions on the dialog boxes.

  • Page 105

    Select the image(s) you wish to download and click the [Next] button. To select multiple images, press and hold the <Ctrl> or <Shift> key on the keyboard while clicking on images. To select all the images, click the [Select All] button. The [Picture Name and Destination] dialog box appears.

  • Page 106: Downloading With Explorer

    Downloading Images with the WIA Driver Downloading with Explorer You can download JPEG images to your computer by dragging and dropping them. Connect the camera to your computer The dialog box on which the camera model is displayed and the [Scanner and Camera Wizard] dialog box appear.

  • Page 107: Downloading With The Wia Twain

    [All Programs] ([Programs] in Windows Me) Photoshop 7.0]. Photoshop starts up. Select the [File] menu The [Get Pictures from Canon EOS XXX] dialog box appears. Select the image(s) you wish to download and click the [Get Pictures] button. The selected image(s) will be downloaded to Photoshop.

  • Page 108: Downloading Images With The Twain Driver

    You can also transfer images by double-clicking a thumbnail image. The method for starting the application and the dialog box contents differ depending on your retouching software. Refer to the retouching software User’s Manual for details. W-102 (W-8) [Adobe Photoshop 7.0]. [Import] [Canon EOSXXX].

  • Page 109

    Troubleshooting and Uninstallation This chapter provides troubleshooting and describes the software uninstallation procedures. Troubleshooting ... W-104 Uninstalling the Software... W-108 Uninstalling the Software ... W-108 Uninstalling the Driver ... W-109 Index ... W-117...

  • Page 110: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting When the “Could not complete installation correctly” or “Communication between the camera and computer failed” message appears, check the items described below. The camera name is shown in the operation screens as “EOS XXX”. Installation failed. If you are using Windows XP Professional or Windows 2000, are you using the computer under a user setting other than [Computer administrator] or [Administrator]? You cannot install software if a user setting other than [Computer administrator] or...

  • Page 111

    I have installed the software but the camera and computer cannot communicate. Is the driver installed? The driver is required for communications between the camera and computer. When you want to communicate between the camera and computer, be sure to install the driver shown below appropriate to your windows.

  • Page 112

    Connect the camera to your computer with the dedicated cable and set the camera’s power switch to <ON> (W-8) and open [Device Manager] (W-107). Click the plus symbol [+] to the left of [Other devices] or [Unknown devices] and check whether the connected camera or [Canon Digital Camera] is displayed. W-106...

  • Page 113

    If the connected camera or [Canon Digital Camera] is displayed in [Other devices] or [Unknown devices], the driver was not installed correctly. Use the following procedure to re-install the driver. Delete the camera or [Canon Digital Camera] displayed in [Other devices] or [Unknown devices].

  • Page 114: Uninstalling The Software

    Click the [Start] button other versions of Windows) [EOSViewerUtility xx] EOS Viewer Utility version information is displayed in xx. Proceed with the uninstallation as directed by the on-screen messages. Software is uninstalled. W-108 select [All Programs] ([Programs] in [Canon Utilities] [EOSViewerUtility Uninstall].

  • Page 115: Uninstalling The Driver

    For Windows XP or Windows Me, click the [Start] button ([Programs] in Windows Me) Driver Uninstall]. For Windows 2000 or Windows 98 SE, click the [Start] button [Canon Utilities] [EOS XXX TWAIN Driver] Proceed with the uninstallation as directed by the on-screen messages.

  • Page 116

    Uninstalling the Software Delete the camera information in the [Scanners and Cameras] dialog box. For Windows XP or Windows Me, select and right-click the camera that you are using and then select [Delete] from the menu that appears. When the confirmation message appears, click the [Yes] button.

  • Page 117

    If the camera that you are using is displayed when you click the plus symbol [+] to the left of [Imaging devices] or [Other devices], select [Delete] on the menu that appears by right-clicking the camera that you are using, and then click the [OK] button. If the camera that you are using is displayed in both [Imaging devices] and [Other devices], or multiple cameras are displayed in [Other devices], delete all of them in the same way.

  • Page 118

    Uninstalling the Software Deleting the Driver Settings Files Mistakenly deleting the wrong files can cause Windows to malfunction. Check the file names carefully before deleting any files. For Windows XP users: Click the [Start] button and Themes] [Folder Options]. The [Folder Options] dialog box appears. Select the [View] tab.

  • Page 119

    The [Inf] folder may contain multiple pairs of [Oem*] files. Check the contents of the [Oem*.inf] files. Double-click an [Oem*.inf] file to display the file contents. Check that [; **** Canon Camera Driver Setup File ****] appears on the first line.

  • Page 120

    The [Inf] folder may contain multiple pairs of [Oem*] files. Check the contents of the [Oem*.inf] files. Double-click an [Oem*.inf] file to display the file contents. Check that [; **** Canon Camera Driver Setup File ****] appears on the first line.

  • Page 121

    For Windows Me and Windows 98 SE users: Click the [Start] button Then double-click the [Folder Options] icon. For Windows 98 SE, click the [Start] button The [Folder Options] dialog box appears. Select the [View] tab. The [View] tab sheet appears. Select the [Show hidden files and folders] radio button (the [Show all files] radio button in Windows 98 SE) and then deselect the [Hide file extensions for known file types] checkbox.

  • Page 122

    Delete the [Canon.IncCAP_1DM2.inf] file if it exists. “1DM2” is displayed in place of “XXX” in the file name. The [Canon.IncCAP_1DM2.inf] file may not exist depending on your computer system. The [INF] folder contains a large number of files. Mistakenly deleting the wrong files can cause Windows to malfunction.

  • Page 123: Connecting The Camera To Your Computer For The First Time

    Index Adjusting the Color ...W-43 Adjusting the Tone Curve ...W-37 Adjusting the White Balance Click White Balance Function ...W-34 Correcting the White Balance ...W-35 Selecting the White Balance ...W-32 Specifying the Color Temperature ...W-33 Attaching Check Marks to Images ...W-24 Basic Settings ...W-57 Checking the AF Point ...W-22 Checking the Image Information and Entering...

  • Page 124

    Index Selecting the Contrast ...W-40 Selecting the Display Size ...W-22 Selecting the Sharpness ...W-44 Setting the IPTC Information ...W-51 Settings of Color Matrix ...W-42 Shot Settings ...W-77 Specifying the Camera Settings ...W-56 Specifying the Camera Settings (EOS Capture) ... W-94 Specifying the Color Matrix ...W-84 Specifying the Date and Time ...W-57 Specifying the JPEG Quality ...W-86...

  • Page 125

    Where explanations are common to all operating systems, the screens used in the examples are from Mac OS X (10.2). In this chapter, Mac OS X and Mac OS 9.2 are referred to as OS X and OS 9 respectively. Installing the Software ...M-3 Describes how to install the bundled software.

  • Page 126

    System Requirements The software bundled with this product runs on the systems described below. Mac OS X (version 10.2 recommended), Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2 (Mac OS 9.2 recommended) Macintosh with one of the above OS installed and a FireWire Computer (IEEE1394) port as a standard feature Power PC...

  • Page 127

    Installing the Software This chapter describes how to install the bundled software. Installing the Software ...M-4...

  • Page 128

    Installing the Software Check that your Macintosh complies with the system requirements for the software (M-2) as you follow the installation procedure. Start up your Macintosh. Quit any programs that are running. Insert the CD (EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk). The CD icon appears on the desktop.

  • Page 129

    Select [Easy Installation] and click the [Next] button. Check the details of the License Agreement and then click the [Agree] button. Check the folder in which the software will be installed and then click the [Next] button. Installation begins. It takes approx.

  • Page 130

    Installing the Software Finish the installation. Click the [OK] button. Click the [Exit] button. Once the installation is complete, remove the CD. Connect the camera to your computer in Chapter 2.

  • Page 131: Using Your Card Reader

    Preparation for Downloading Images This chapter explains how to connect the camera or a card reader (third- party product) to your computer. Connecting the Camera to Your Computer...M-8 Using Your Card Reader ...M-10...

  • Page 132

    Connecting the Camera to Your Computer Before downloading images to your computer or specifying the camera settings, you must connect the camera to your computer with the dedicated FireWire (IEEE1394) cable. You can connect the camera while your computer is running. Plug the dedicated cable into the computer.

  • Page 133

    Connecting the Camera to Your Computer Never perform the following operations while the software installed from the Solution Disk is running after connecting the camera to the computer as a communications error may occur. • Set the camera’s power switch to <OFF>. •...

  • Page 134

    Using Your Card Reader Users with a third-party card reader can download images directly from a memory card to the computer. Remove the memory card from the camera. Load the card into the card reader. Proceed to Chapter 3. For information on connecting the card reader to your computer, refer to the card reader User’s Manual.

  • Page 135

    For more information on the restrictions of EOS Viewer Utility, refer also to the source listed below. ReadMe: Double-click the [Canon Utilities] folder [ReadMe]. Starting EOS Viewer Utility ... M-12 Downloading Images... M-16 Handling the Folders ...

  • Page 136: Starting Eos Viewer Utility

    Connect the camera to your computer Double-click the [Canon EOS Viewer Utility] icon on the desktop. The main window appears. You can also start EOS Viewer Utility by double-clicking the [Canon Utilities] folder the [EOS Viewer Utility] folder M-12 (M-8)

  • Page 137

    Main window Main window tool bar Path display Displays the connected camera, drive and folder on your computer. Status bar Image display area Bookmark area (M-19) Tree View Area (M-16) * The above window shows all the information at once. In actual use, only the information needed is displayed.

  • Page 138

    Starting EOS Viewer Utility Main window tool bar Rotate left 90 degrees button (M-26) Show/Hide Thumbnail Frames button Shows/hides the information display frame of thumbnail images. Display Size list box Window button (M-22) (M-25) Show/Hide Tree View button Shows/hides the Tree View Area. Show/Hide Image Information button Shows/hides the histogram, image information display area, and comment...

  • Page 139

    RAW adjustment tool palette Camera type (M-30) Displays the name of the camera on which the selected RAW images were taken. Digital Exposure Compensation slider (M-31) Color Temp. input box (M-33) White Balance list box (M-32, M-33) LB Filter slider (M-35) CC Filter slider (M-35) Adjust Tone Curve button (M-37)

  • Page 140: Downloading Images

    Downloading Images The procedure below describes how to download (copy) the images saved on a memory card in the camera to your computer, and display them on the main window. You can download images in the Tree View Area. Create a folder to which images will be downloaded. From the menu that is displayed by clicking on the destination folder while pressing the <control>...

  • Page 141

    Click the copied folder. The images in the folder are displayed. Before disconnecting the camera from the computer, quit EOS Viewer Utility, set the camera’s power switch to <OFF>, and then disconnect the dedicated cable. You cannot display images in the preview window (M-20) or edit RAW images (M-29) saved on a memory card in the camera directly.

  • Page 142: Handling The Folders

    Handling the Folders You can handle the folder on the menu that appears by clicking on the folder while holding down the <control> key. Click on the folder while holding down the <control> key, and then select an option from the menu that appears. Opens the selected folder.

  • Page 143: Registering Frequent Use Folder

    Registering Frequent Use Folder You can register frequent use folders as bookmark folders. Display a folder to be registered Register a folder as a bookmark folder. Drag and drop the folder to be registered as shown on the right. The folder icon appears in the Bookmark area when it is registered.

  • Page 144: Selecting The Image Display Mode

    Selecting the Image Display Mode You can select the display size and method of images. Main Window (Thumbnail Display) Various information can be displayed with images. Digital exposure compensation value (M-31) Recording quality The [RAW] and [RAW+JPEG] symbols are displayed for RAW and RAW+JPEG images respectively.

  • Page 145

    Preview tool bar Show/Hide Image Information button Shows/hides the histogram, image information dispaly area, and comment input box. Rotate right 90 degrees button (M-26) Remove Check Mark button (M-24) Display Size list box (M-22) Window button (M-25) Rotate left 90 degrees protect button (M-26) button (M-26) Add Check Mark button (M-24)

  • Page 146: Selecting The Display Size

    Selecting the Image Display Mode Selecting the Display Size Select a display size from the list box. In the main window, the available image sizes are [Small] (64 pixels), [Medium] (100 pixels), and [Large] (160 pixels). In the preview window, the available image sizes are [Fit to window] and [100%].

  • Page 147: Selecting Images

    Selecting Images Selecting Images in the Main Window Click the target image. The frame around the selected image is colored. To select multiple images, hold down the <shift> key and click the images. To select sequential images, click the first image and then hold down the <option>...

  • Page 148: Attaching Check Marks To Images

    Selecting Images Attaching Check Marks to Images You can attach a check mark to the RAW image, allowing you to select images more easily. Click the [Add Check Mark] button. When the check mark is placed, the [ ] icon appears in the frame of the image.

  • Page 149: Bringing/sending The Main Window To The Front/back Of Window Stack

    Bringing/Sending the Main Window to the Front/Back of Window Stack Select [Move main window to front] or [Move main window to back] from the menu that appears by clicking the [Window] button. The main window is brought/sent to the front/back of window stack. Equalizing the Display Sizes of the Preview Window You can set all the preview windows to the same size.

  • Page 150: Editing Images

    Editing Images You can edit all the images that can be displayed in EOS Viewer Utility. When multiple images are selected, the edits are applied to all the selected images. Protecting Images You can protect important images to prevent them from being accidentally deleted. Click the [protect] button.

  • Page 151: Deleting Images

    Deleting Images You can move unnecessary images to the Trash on your computer and delete them. Click the [Erase images] button. The images are moved to the Trash. Select the [Finder] menu on the desktop For OS 9, select the [Special] menu The images are deleted.

  • Page 152: Playing Back Sound

    Playing Back Sound The sound recording mark is displayed for images for which sound was recorded. Select an image with [ button. The [Audio Note] dialog box appears. Adjust the sound with the buttons and slider. Plays back the recorded sound. Stops sound playback.

  • Page 153: Editing Raw Images

    • The processing times given here are only approximations. Actual processing times vary widely depending on the images and the computer system. • Processing times are based on Canon testing standards. (OS: OS X (10.2); CPU: Power PC G4 700 MHz; RAM: 256 MB) •...

  • Page 154: Specifying The Processing Parameters

    Editing RAW Images Specifying the Processing Parameters You can specify the processing parameters in the RAW adjustment tool palette. This processing applies the specified parameters virtually and does not affect the original RAW images in any way. Consequently, you can redo the processing as often as you like with different parameters and then reset the modified parameters to the settings used when the shot was taken.

  • Page 155: Adjusting The Brightness (digital Exposure Compensation

    Editing RAW Images Adjusting the Brightness (Digital Exposure Compensation) – You can adjust the brightness of an image in the range of +/ 2 stops in 0.1-stop increments. Drag the slider left or right to adjust the brightness. The adjusted value is specified in the RAW adjustment tool palette.

  • Page 156: Adjusting The White Balance

    Editing RAW Images Adjusting the White Balance You can adjust the white balance in the images. You can then save white balance data on your computer (M-36) and register them on the camera (M-82). Selecting the White Balance You can select the white balance that is the closest to the light source when shots were taken. Select the white balance from the list box.

  • Page 157

    Specifying the Color Temperature You can specify the color temperature to adjust the white balance. Select [Color Temp.] from the list box. Enter a color temperature. Enter the color temperature in the [Color Temp.] input box in the range of 2800K to 10000K (in 100K increments).

  • Page 158

    Editing RAW Images Click White Balance Function You can automatically adjust the white balance simply by clicking a point in a white part of the image. Click the [Click White Balance] button. When you move the cursor over the image, the cursor [ changes to [ Click a point in a white part of the image.

  • Page 159

    Correcting the White Balance You can correct the standard color temperature of the white balance. By using this function, you can obtain the effectiveness similar to the color temperature converting filter or color compensating filter (third-party product). The range of compensation is 9 levels for each color. This function is especially useful for users who understand the role and effect of the color temperature converting filter or color compensating filter.

  • Page 160: Saving The White Balance

    Editing RAW Images Saving the White Balance You can save the adjusted white balance data on your computer and then register them on the camera as the personal white balance settings (M-82). Adjust the white balance Click the [Save White Balance Settings] button. The [Save] dialog box appears.

  • Page 161: Adjusting The Color And Brightness (adjust Tone Curve

    Adjusting the Color and Brightness (Adjust Tone Curve) You can use the tone curve to adjust the colors and brightness. You can then save the adjusted tone curve on your computer (M-39) and register it on the camera (M-80). Click the [Adjust Tone Curve] button. The [Tone Curve] dialog box appears.

  • Page 162

    Editing RAW Images Adjust the tone curve. Click the tone curve to show [ ] and drag it to a desired location. Horizontal axis: Input level Vertical axis: Output level To delete [ ], select [ ] and then press the <delete> key on the keyboard.

  • Page 163

    Saving the Tone Curve You can save the adjusted tone curve. Adjust the tone curve (M-37) Click the [Save] button. The [Save] dialog box appears. Select the destination folder, enter the file name, and then click the [Save] button. The tone curve is saved. Loading the Tone Curve You can apply the saved tone curve to other images.

  • Page 164: Selecting The Contrast

    Editing RAW Images Tone Curve A tone curve shows the brightness and color saturation for the original image (input) and the adjusted image (output) in the form of a line graph. You can use the tone curve to adjust the image brightness and color saturation values that were set by the camera automatically when the shot was taken.

  • Page 165: Selecting The Color Matrix

    Selecting the Color Matrix Use the procedure below to select the film-equivalent hue, chroma and color range (the range of colors that can be reproduced). Click the [Standard] tab. The [Standard] tab sheet appears. Select the color matrix from the list box. Editing RAW Images M-41...

  • Page 166

    Editing RAW Images Color Matrix Reproduces the natural color saturation and tones. 1 Standard Effective for reproducing the subject’s natural color tones. Reproduces the color tones suited to portraits. 2 Portrait Effective for reproducing beautifully natural skin tones. Reproduces the color saturation similar to that in high-chroma color slide film.

  • Page 167: Adjusting The Color

    Adjusting the Color Use the procedure below to specify the color saturation, color tone, and color space for the image. Click the [Advanced] tab. The [Advanced] tab sheet appears. Select the settings from the list boxes. The selected setting is specified in the RAW adjustment tool palette. Selecting a negative value for [Color Tone] makes the color tone reddish, and a positive value, yellowish.

  • Page 168: Selecting The Sharpness

    Editing RAW Images Selecting the Sharpness You can adjust the edge sharpness of an image. Select an adjustment value from the list box. Higher values give higher levels of edge sharpening. The selected adjustment value is specified in the RAW adjustment tool palette.

  • Page 169: Saving Images

    Saving Images You can convert and save RAW images to TIFF or JPEG images, and save JPEG images as another name. When you convert RAW images to the TIFF format and save them, the specified color space data (M-41 to M-43) is attached to each of images as the ICC profile automatically. ICC stands for International Color Consortium.

  • Page 170

    Saving Images The image is saved as a new image in the same folder as the selected image. Allows you to specify the folder in which the image will be saved. Select a setting for [Quality] (compression ratio) when you have selected [JPEG] from the list box, from [4 (Highest image quality)] through [1 (High compression ratio)].

  • Page 171

    Click this checkbox when you want to save the image without changing the name. When the image files to be saved include images with sound, this option can save the sound files with the respective images. This is text inserted before the file number. You can enter up to 12 characters. When you enter text, an example appears in the [Example] field below the text box.

  • Page 172: Transferring Images To Retouching Software

    Transferring Images to Retouching Software You can transfer the images displayed in EOS Viewer Utility to retouching software. The descriptions given here use Adobe Photoshop 7.0, as an example. In order to transfer images, you will need retouching software such as Adobe Photoshop.

  • Page 173

    Select the radio button and then select a folder in which the images to be transferred will be saved. The images to be transferred are saved as new images in the same folder. Click the [Browse] button and then select a folder in which the images to be transferred will be saved.

  • Page 174: Specifying The Preferences

    Specifying the Preferences You can make various settings for transferring images, the information displayed with thumbnail images, and the image resolution for converting RAW images to other formats. Select the [EOS Viewer Utility] menu The [Preferences] dialog box appears. Specify the settings and click the [OK] button. The settings are applied and the [Preferences] dialog box closes.

  • Page 175: Setting The Iptc Information

    Setting the IPTC Information IPTC stands for International Press Telecommunications Council and refers to a standard for communications and information exchange tags attached to images. The standard was established by newspaper and communications companies to allow problem-free transmission of images. You can attach this IPTC information to JPEG images, or to TIFF and JPEG images that were converted from RAW images and saved with EOS Viewer Utility.

  • Page 176

    Setting the IPTC Information IPTC-1 tab IPTC-2 tab IPTC-3 tab Settings on the [IPTC-1] tab sheet You can enter up to 64 characters. You can enter up to 32 characters. You can enter up to 32 characters. You can enter up to 2000 characters. You can enter up to 32 characters.

  • Page 177

    Settings on the [IPTC-2] tab sheet You can enter up to 10 characters. Select [Highest Priority (=1)], [Normal (=5)], or [Low Priority (=8)] from the list box. You can enter up to 256 characters. You can enter up to 8 characters. You can enter up to 11 characters.

  • Page 178: Merging Images With Photostitch

    Merging Images with PhotoStitch You can merge multiple JPEG images to create a panorama shot. Double-click the [Canon Utilities] folder the [PhotoStitch Launcher] icon. [PhotoStitch Launcher] appears. Click the [Merge Images] button. PhotoStitch starts up. Follow the instructions in the guidance window to merge the images.

  • Page 179

    Specifying Camera Settings in EOS Viewer Utility This chapter describes how to specify the owner’s name and date/time, the Personal Functions, the Parameters, and the Personal White Balance in the camera. Specifying the Camera Settings...M-56 Basic Settings ...M-57 Personal Function Settings ...M-58 Description of Personal Functions ...M-62 Checking, Saving, and Loading Personal Function Settings ...M-75 Shot Settings...M-77...

  • Page 180: Specifying The Camera Settings

    Specifying the Camera Settings You can specify the owner’s name and date/time, the personal functions, the processing parameters, and the personal white balance, etc. in the camera. Connect the camera to your computer Start up EOS Viewer Utility Click the [Camera Settings] button. The [Camera settings] dialog box appears.

  • Page 181: Basic Settings

    Basic Settings You can specify the owner’s name and date/time in the camera, and check the properties of a memory card (CF card, SD card) in the camera. Display the [Camera settings] dialog box Select the [Basic settings] tab. The [Basic settings] tab sheet appears.

  • Page 182: Personal Function Settings

    Personal Function Settings You can set up to 26 Personal Functions tailored to different types of photography and apply those function settings to the camera. You can also save the specified settings on your computer and load the saved settings. Display the [Camera settings] dialog box Select the [Personal functions] tab.

  • Page 183

    You can specify the Personal Function settings listed below in the different windows. [Exposure functions 1] Disables the shooting modes (M-62) Disables the metering modes (M-62) [Exposure functions 2] Specifies the metering mode for manual exposure (M-63) Sets the maximum and minimum shutter speeds to be used (M-63) Sets the maximum and minimum apertures to be used (M-64) [Exposure functions 3] Registers and switches the shooting mode and metering mode (M-64)

  • Page 184

    Personal Function Settings [Other functions 1] Changes the timer’s time length (M-71) Illuminates the LCD panel during bulb exposures (M-72) [Other functions 2] Sets the default settings when the CLEAR button is ON (M-72) [Other functions 3] Shortened release time lag (M-73) Enables the electronic dial’s function to be used in the reverse direction (M-73) Prevents exposure compensation with the Quick Control Dial (M-73) Enables Quick Control Dial switch to turn on/off Main Dial too (M-73)

  • Page 185

    Set up the Personal Function If you select the checkbox, the selected item takes effect. Checkbox If you enter a numerical value, values outside the valid range of settings are ignored. Clicking the [Load settings] button acquires the settings with the Personal Function settings on the camera.

  • Page 186: Description Of Personal Functions

    Personal Function Settings Description of Personal Functions shown in this section provides brief descriptions of the Custom Function Settings for the respective camera functions. For more details, refer to “Custom Function Settings” in the camera’s Instruction Manual. Disables the shooting modes Click the shooting modes you do not want to use.

  • Page 187

    Specifies the metering mode for manual exposure Select the metering mode to be specified. You can specify the metering mode to be used in the manual exposure mode. When you set the manual exposure mode, the metering mode selected here will be set automatically.

  • Page 188

    Personal Function Settings Sets the maximum and minimum apertures to be used Select the maximum and minimum apertures from the list box. For example, if you set 1.4 for the largest aperture and 8.0 for the smallest aperture, the usable aperture range will be f/1.4 to f/8.0. You can better control the apertures used by setting the range of usable apertures.

  • Page 189

    Registering the Modes and Settings with the Camera ( Set the shooting mode and shooting mode settings (aperture setting for aperture-priority AE mode). Then set the metering mode and exposure compensation amount. Register the modes and settings. First press the < >...

  • Page 190

    Personal Function Settings Repeats bracketing during continuous shooting While you hold down the shutter button, bracketing repeats continuously in the currently selected drive mode. This function is useful when you want to continuously repeat the bracketing sequence. Sets the number of shots to be bracketed Select the number of shots from the list box.

  • Page 191

    Retains the shift amount for program shift Normally, any program shift amount is canceled after you take the picture. This Personal Function retains the program shift amount. This function is useful when you want to shift the standard program line so that priority is given to the shutter speed or to the aperture.

  • Page 192

    Personal Function Settings Disables focus detection (search driving) by the lens drive Normally, when you press the shutter button halfway and focus cannot be achieved, the lens is driven to search the correct focus. This lens driving operation can be turned off. When focus has been achieved once and refocusing fails, the subsequent lens driving operation can result in grossly inaccurate focus.

  • Page 193

    Enables automatic shooting when focus is achieved at the fixed point of focus while the shutter button is pressed fully This takes the picture automatically when the subject comes to the preset focusing distance. Focusing detection is performed using the selected AF point. Set the lens focus mode switch to <MF>...

  • Page 194

    Personal Function Settings Enables automatic AF point selection when C.Fn-11-2 has been Enables the standard horizonal AF point selection together with automatic AF point selection with C.Fn-11-2. Convenient when you want to use automatic AF point selection while C.Fn-11-2 has been set.

  • Page 195

    Enables quiet operation when the shutter button is OFF after picture-taking When single-frame shooting is selected, this function selects quiet camera operation when you release the shutter button from the fully pressed position to the half way position. This is useful when the camera operation noise would be disturbing after you take the picture.

  • Page 196

    Personal Function Settings Illuminates the LCD panel during bulb exposures After the bulb exposure starts, press the <LCD panel illumination> button to illuminate the LCD panel until the bulb exposure ends. Convenient when you want to monitor the elapsed bulb exposure time. Taking bulb shots for long periods speeds up battery charge depletion and reduces the number of available shots.

  • Page 197

    Shortened release time lag Normally, the shutter-release time lag is controlled for stability. This Personal Function eliminates this control. As a result, the shutter-release time lag can be reduced by as much as about 20 percent when the aperture needs to be stopped down by no more than 3 stops. This is effective when a shorter shutter-release time lag is more important than a stable shutter-release time lag.

  • Page 198

    Personal Function Settings Add original decision data The data that shows whether or not the image is the original one can be added to the image. When selecting the display format of Shooting information (INFO), the icon showing the captured image with Original image verification data is displayed. For more details, refer to “Shooting Information Display”...

  • Page 199: Checking, Saving, And Loading Personal Function Settings

    Checking, Saving, and Loading Personal Function Settings You can check the specified personal functions and the status of whether or not the settings are applied to the camera. You can also save the settings on your computer and then load the saved settings and apply them to the camera.

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    Personal Function Settings Saving the Settings Click the [Save as] button. The [Save] dialog box appears. Select the destination folder, enter the file name, and then click the [Save] button. The specified Personal Function settings are saved. To update an existing file, click the [Save] button. Loading the Settings Click the [Open] button.

  • Page 201: Shot Settings

    Shot Settings You can specify various shot settings, such as processing parameters, tone curve, personal white balance settings, color matrix, and JPEG quality, and then apply these settings to the camera. Display the [Camera settings] dialog box Select the [Shoot settings] tab. The [Shoot settings] tab sheet appears.

  • Page 202: Specifying The Parameters

    Shot Settings Specifying the Parameters You can select tone curves, specify the sharpness and contrast, and then register up to three sets of these settings on the camera as processing parameters. For more information on setting the processing parameters on the camera, refer to “Setting the Processing Parameters”...

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    Click the [Apply to camera] button. The [Confirm settings] dialog box appears. Check the settings and click the [Apply to camera] button. The parameter is registered on the camera. Click the [Close] button. The [Parameters settings] dialog box closes. Shot Settings M-79...

  • Page 204: Specifying The Tone Curve

    Shot Settings Specifying the Tone Curve You can download saved tone curves from a computer and register up to three (M-39) as tone curve data on the camera. You can also select the tone curve data that has been loaded into the [TCD 1] through [TCD 3] tab sheets, from the list box shown in “Specifying the Parameters”...

  • Page 205

    Select a channel from the list box. Click the [Apply to camera] button. The tone curve is registered on the camera. Click the [Close] button. The [Tone curve settings] dialog box closes. Shot Settings M-81...

  • Page 206: Specifying The Personal White Balance

    Shot Settings Specifying the Personal White Balance You can download saved white balance data from a computer and register up to three (M-36) as personal white balance on the camera. When you upload a personal white balance setting to the camera, < is displayed on the panel located on the back of the camera.

  • Page 207

    Click the [Open] button. The [Open] dialog box appears. Displays the setting status for the PC (Personal White Balance) registered on the camera along with their titles. Registers the selected PC (Personal White Balance) settings on the camera. Open the folder containing the saved white balance, select the file, and then click the [Open] button.

  • Page 208: Specifying The Color Matrix

    Shot Settings Specifying the Color Matrix You can specify the color space, color saturation, and color tone, and then register up to two sets of these settings on the camera. You can also select the predetermined color matrix from the list box, which helps you to specify the settings. For more information on setting the color matrix on the camera, refer to “Selecting the Color Matrix”...

  • Page 209

    Select desired settings from the list boxes. Click the [Apply to camera] button. The color matrix is registered on the camera. Click the [Close] button. The [Color matrix settings] dialog box closes. Shot Settings M-85...

  • Page 210: Specifying The Jpeg Quality

    Shot Settings Specifying the JPEG Quality You can specify the JPEG quality for each of the sizes, L (Large), M1 (Middle 1), M2 (Middle 2), and S (Small), and then register the settings on the camera. For more information on setting the JPEG quality on the camera, refer to “Setting the Image- recording Quality”...

  • Page 211

    Viewer Utility for taking shots and specifying the camera settings remotely from your computer. For more information on the restrictions of remote shooting, refer also to the source listed below. Readme: Double-click the [Canon Utilities] folder [EOSUtility] [ReadMe]. Starting the Remote Shooting Function...M-88 Remote Shooting ...M-90...

  • Page 212: Starting The Remote Shooting Function

    Starting the Remote Shooting Function Connect the camera to your computer Start up EOS Viewer Utility Select the folder to save the image in. Select a folder in the Tree View Area to save the image in, or create a new folder (M-16). (The [Capture] folder is created here as an example.) M-88...

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    Select the [Option] menu The EOS Capture main window appears. EOS Capture main window Allows you to check and specify the camera settings (M-94). button (M-96) Shows/hides the set processing parameters dialog box. For OS X, to quit the Remote Shooting function, select the [EOS Capture] menu [Quit EOS Capture].

  • Page 214: Remote Shooting

    Remote Shooting You can control the camera from your computer and take single-frame shots, timer shots and interval timer shots. The images are automatically saved on your computer. Before you use the Remote Shooting function, be sure to check that the camera is ready for shooting.

  • Page 215: Timer Shooting

    The times for images shot in JPEG format will be shorter than those shown above. • Transfer times are based on Canon testing standards. (Time until images appear in the EOS Viewer Utility main window after you uncheck the [Save also on the camera’s memory card] checkbox and click the [Release] button in the EOS Capture main window using the following: OS: OS X;...

  • Page 216: Interval Timer Shooting

    Remote Shooting Interval Timer Shooting Select the [Tool] menu The [Timer shooting settings] dialog box appears. Click the [Interval timer shooting] checkbox. Enter the shooting interval and the number of shots. Then click the [Start] button. You can set a shooting interval between 5 seconds and 99 minutes 59 seconds in 1-second increments.

  • Page 217: Specifying The Camera Settings

    Specifying the Camera Settings You can check and change the settings in the camera from your computer remotely. Before you specify the settings, be sure to check that the camera is ready for shooting. If the camera is not ready for shooting (the lens is not attached, etc.), you cannot make some of the settings.

  • Page 218: Camera Settings

    Specifying the Camera Settings Camera Settings You can check and specify the camera settings. Check the camera settings. ‘ Color temp. Specify the color temperature in a range of 2800K to 10000K. Shooting mode Displays/specifies the shooting mode. White Balance Displays/specifies the white balance.

  • Page 219

    Click the icon. The icon displayed here shows exposure compensation as an example. Use the button to change a value. Minimum settings button Specifies the minimum value. 1-step down settings button Allows you to decrease the value by 1 step. The changed settings are applied to the camera.

  • Page 220: Processing Parameters

    Specifying the Camera Settings Processing Parameters You can specify the processing parameters displayed in the camera. If the set processing parameters dialog box has not appeared, click the [ ] button. Change the settings. Use the slider and list box to specify the settings. LB Filter slider Allows you to correct the white balance using the digital color filter for blue/amber hue.

  • Page 221

    Troubleshooting and Uninstallation This chapter provides troubleshooting and describes the software uninstallation procedures. Troubleshooting ...M-98 Uninstalling the Software...M-100 Index ...M-101...

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    Troubleshooting When the “Communication between the camera and computer failed” or “Software not running correctly” message appears, check the items described below. I have installed the software but the camera and computer cannot communicate. Does your computer comply with these requirements? A Macintosh with a FireWire (IEEE1394) connector as a standard feature.

  • Page 223

    Is the preferences file for the software corrupted? The preferences file for your software may be damaged. Quit all active programs, delete the [Canon CameraCom Pref] file and the preference files for the software you are using from the [Preferences] folder, and then restart the software.

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    Trash. You cannot reinstall the software until you have emptied the Trash. Display the folder in which the software is saved. Open the [Canon Utilities] folder. Drag the folder for the software to be uninstalled to the Trash. Select the [Finder] menu on the desktop For OS 9, select the [Special] menu The image is deleted.

  • Page 225

    Index Adjusting the Color ... M-43 Adjusting the Tone Curve ... M-37 Adjusting the White Balance Click White Balance Function ... M-34 Correcting the White Balance ... M-35 Selecting the White Balance ... M-32 Specifying the Color Temperature ... M-33 Attaching Check Marks to Images ...

  • Page 226

    Index Specifying the Owner’s Name ... M-57 Specifying the Parameters ... M-78 Specifying the Personal White Balance M-82 Specifying the Preferences ... M-50 Specifying the Processing Parameters . M-30 Specifying the Processing Parameters (EOS Capture) .M-96 Specifying the Save Destination (EOS Capture) M-93 Specifying the Tone Curve ...

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    • This Instructions booklet is current as of February 2004. For information on using the camera with system accessories introduced after this date, contact your nearest Canon Service Center. • The camera’s specifications and physical appearance are subject to change without notice.

This manual also for:

Eos-1d mark ii, Eos 1ds mark ii, Eos d60

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