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CDI-E012-010
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© 2000 CANON INC.
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D I G I T A L
Software Starter Guide
For Use with the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Version 3
To Download Images to a Computer
Install the Software
Connect the Camera to a Computer
Start the Software and Download Images
Start ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) or ImageBrowser (Macintosh computers)
and load images onto the computer.
• This guide explains the installation method and features of the software for loading
and processing images on a computer that have been shot with a Canon digital camera.
For detailed instructions on how to use the softwares, see the help files of each
software.
• There are precautions that you should take before installing the USB driver software.
Ensure that you read this guide before installing it.
• Read the agreement in this guide before using the software on the supplied CD-ROM.
By using the software, you agree to be bound by the terms of the agreement.
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   Summary of Contents for Canon Powershot G1

  • Page 1 • This guide explains the installation method and features of the software for loading and processing images on a computer that have been shot with a Canon digital camera. For detailed instructions on how to use the softwares, see the help files of each software.
  • Page 2 Canon Inc. • Canon Inc. makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a mistaken operation or malfunction of the camera, the software, the CompactFlash™...
  • Page 3 Agreement constitutes a waiver of the rights of 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

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing a Canon digital camera. This guide explains how to use the software bundled with your camera. Where to Find Instructions for Attaching Your Camera to a Computer Models PowerShot Pro90 IS PowerShot G1 EOS D30...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Loading Images with TWAIN-Compliant Programs ... 43 Using Adobe Photoshop LE ... 43 Using Adobe PhotoDelxue Home Edition ... 47 Setting the Parameters (EOS D30 only) ... 51 Converting Raw Images ... 52 Troubleshooting the USB Driver Installation ... 55 Troubleshooting the Computer Connection ...
  • Page 6: Introducing The Software

    Some camera models do not support some of the software functions. Please check the Camera and Software Compatibility chart to confirm the compatibility of your camera. ( p. 5) Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk ZoomBrowser EX To load camera images, start ZoomBrowser EX. Camera Connection Functions (Also effective for CF card readers or PC card readers) •...
  • Page 7 • Allows interval shooting with custom interval and frame settings. TWAIN Drivers Canon Digital Camera USB TWAIN Driver Canon Digital Camera RS-232C TWAIN Driver These are the driver utility programs that work within TWAIN-compliant application programs, such as Adobe Photoshop, to load camera images directly into the application program.
  • Page 8 Adobe Photoshop LE CD-ROM* Adobe Photoshop LE • Allows you to edit images, apply special effects, print and create sophisticated graphics for the web. Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition CD-ROM* Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition • Allows you to edit images and effortlessly create greeting cards, birthday cards and calendars.
  • Page 9: Camera And Software Compatibility

    Camera and Software Compatibility The Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk contains a number of software programs and drivers. Check the chart below for the compatibility of your particular camera model with each program’s special functions. Function USB* Computer Interface Serial...
  • Page 10: System Requirements

    • QuickTime 3.0 or a later version is required to replay movies captured by the camera or to save images merged with PhotoStitch in the QuickTime VR format. • QuickTime 4.1 is contained on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. • A sound card is required to replay soundtracks for movie files.
  • Page 11: Installing/uninstalling The Software

    1. Close any programs that are running. 2. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive. The installer panel will automatically display. • If the installer panel does not automatically display, use the following procedures to start it.
  • Page 12: Uninstalling The Software

    To remove the installed software, click the Windows [Start] menu and select [Settings], [Control Panel] and [Add / Remove Programs]. ZoomBrowser EX can also be uninstalled by clicking the [Start] menu and selecting [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [ZoomBrowser EX], and [ZoomBrowser EX Uninstall]. (PhotoRecord, PhotoStitch and RemoteCapture can be removed with the same procedures.)
  • Page 13: Installing The Usb Driver

    Installing the USB Driver (Preinstalled Windows 98/2000 Systems Only) Notes Regarding Installation • The USB driver only needs to be installed the first time the camera is connected via the USB interface. Installation is not required from the second time onward. •...
  • Page 14 The dialog will change to the one that allows you to specify the search location. 4. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive. 5. Place a check in the [Specify a location] option, click the [Browse] button, and select the [\USB_drv\English] folder.
  • Page 15 What to Do if You Are Prompted for the Windows System Disk during the Driver File Copying Process • If prompted for the Windows system disk, replace the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk with it and follow the on-screen instructions. If a dialog states that the “usbscan.sys”...
  • Page 16 3. Select [Search for a suitable driver for my device (recommended)] and click the [Next] button. The dialog will change to the one that allows you to specify the search location. 4. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive. Your camera model name will appear here.
  • Page 17 5. Place a check in the [Specify a location] option, click the [Next] button. The dialog will change to the one that states it is searching for the driver files. 6. Click the [Browse] button, select the [\USB_drv\English] folder from the Solution Disk and click [OK].
  • Page 18 8. Click the [Yes] button if the “Digital Signature Not Found” message displays. 9. Click [No to All] if the “Confirm File Replace” dialog displays. 10. Read the message and click the [Finish] button. An event dialog for your camera model will display to allow you to select application programs.
  • Page 19: Using Zoombrowser Ex The First Time (from Loading To Printing)

    Using ZoomBrowser EX the First Time (From Loading to Printing) This section provides a simple explanation of the procedures for using ZoomBrowser EX to perform each of the steps from loading to printing. Please refer to the ZoomBrowser EX Help file for more details. Some camera models do not support all of the connection interfaces.
  • Page 20 2. Start ZoomBrowser EX. Double-click the [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] icon on the desktop to start the program. If the [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] icon does not appear on the desktop, click the Windows [Start] button and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [ZoomBrowser EX] and [ZoomBrowser EX].
  • Page 21: Serial Interface

    3. Start ZoomBrowser EX. Double-click the [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] icon on the desktop to start the program. If the [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] icon does not appear on the desktop, click the Windows [Start] button and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [ZoomBrowser EX] and [ZoomBrowser EX].
  • Page 22: The Zoombrowser Ex Camera Window

    Formats the CF card in the camera. (Except in PowerShot S10/S20 models) Check the remaining memory capacity here. Sets the camera parameters. ( (Supported by the EOS D30 only) Thumbnail Upload Button Copies images from the computer to the camera or CF card. ( p.
  • Page 23 Loading and Saving Images from the Camera 1. Create a new folder in which to save the images from the camera. In the Tree View, right-click the [Image Library One] folder, select [New Folder] from the pop-up menu and input a folder name. Tree View 2.
  • Page 24 • You can also download images to the computer by dragging them from the Camera Window and dropping them on the Browser Display Area or Tree View. Tree View To disconnect the camera, click the close box Window. The Camera Window will close. Browser Display Area at the upper right of the Camera “RAW”...
  • Page 25: Printing Images

    Printing Images 1. Select the image(s) you wish to print and click the [Print Layout] button. • Movie images cannot be printed. • You must convert RAW images before printing them ( The PhotoRecord printing utility will start and automatically display the selected image(s) in a page layout.
  • Page 26: Using Additional Zoombrowser Ex Functions

    Using Additional ZoomBrowser EX Functions This section explains the additional features of ZoomBrowser EX. Please refer to the ZoomBrowser EX Help file for more details. Some of the software functions are not supported by all of the camera models. Please check the Camera and Software Compatibility chart to confirm your camera’s compatibility.
  • Page 27 Zooming a Single Image Double-click an image in the Browser Display Area to display it in the Image Viewer. Double-click the target image. About the Image Viewer Edit Panel • The edit panel displays when you click Edit Panel button in the Image Viewer. Crop Button Drag the cursor to select the crop area...
  • Page 28: Replaying Movies

    Double-click a thumbnail with the movie icon to start QuickTime Player and replay the movie. • If QuickTime 3.0 or a later version is not already installed, install it from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. Displaying Images in Chronological Order Select a folder or some images, click the [View] menu and select [TimeTunnel].
  • Page 29 Showing Images in a Slide Show The slide show function displays images saved onto the computer disk one-by-one at full-screen size as if they were part of a slide show. 1. Click the [View] menu and select [Slide Show Options]. 2.
  • Page 30: Organizing Images

    Organizing Images Changing the File Location You can move an image file by dragging and dropping it onto another folder icon. Tree View The [Image Library One] folder is located within the folder in which ZoomBrowser EX was installed. The Tree View displays files at levels below this folder. Adding a New Library Folder Adding a folder to the Tree View allows you to display the images in that folder and its subfolders in ZoomBrowser EX.
  • Page 31: Erasing Images

    Erasing Images An image cannot be recovered after it is erased. Double-check to make sure you have the right images before erasing. Erasing Images Singly 1. Select the target image in the Browser Display Area and click the [Delete] button. A confirmation dialog will display.
  • Page 32: Saving Computer Images To A Cf Card In The Camera

    Saving Computer Images to a CF Card in the Camera 1. Open the Camera Window. ( 2. Click the [Upload] button in the Camera Window. The “Upload Images from Disk” dialog will display. 3. Select the images from the computer and click the [Open] button. The “Save to Camera”...
  • Page 33: Editing The Print Order Settings (dpof)

    • A warning message will display if ZoomBrowser EX encounters print settings data it does not support on a CF card with print settings created by a non-Canon brand DPOF-compliant digital camera. If any print settings on such a card are changed, all of them will be overwritten by ZoomBrowser EX and lost.
  • Page 34: Sending Images Via E-mail

    Sending Images via E-mail You can send images as attachments to e-mail messages. You can adjust the image size and compression to reduce the file size for transmission. 1. Select the target image(s) in the Browser Display Area. 2. Click the [File] menu and select [Send Image(s) by E-Mail]. 3.
  • Page 35: Merging Panoramic Images With Photostitch

    Images Shot in Stitch Assist Mode • PhotoStitch automatically arranges images shot with the Stitch Assist mode of Canon digital cameras in the correct order and orientation, making it easy to merge these images. Stitch Assist mode images display in the Camera Window as shown below.
  • Page 36: Editing And Applying Special Effects To Images

    Editing and Applying Special Effects to Images Adobe Photoshop LE 1. Confirm that Adobe Photoshop LE has been installed. 2. Select an image from the Browser Display Area of ZoomBrowser EX. 3. Click the [Edit] menu and select [Edit Image using Adobe Photoshop]. Please refer to the Adobe Photoshop LE Help file and electronic guide (User Guide.pdf) for instructions for this program.
  • Page 37: Printing Images

    Printing Images • Select a folder or image(s) for printing from the Browser Display Area or Camera Window and click the [Print Layout] button to start the PhotoRecord program. • You can also click the print mark to it. When the slide show closes, PhotoRecord will start automatically. •...
  • Page 38: Creating A New Album

    Creating a New Album The PhotoRecord layouts with titles and captions can be saved as albums. Moreover, PhotoRecord includes a variety of templates, making it easy to create beautiful albums. 1. To save an album, click the PhotoRecord [File] menu and select [Save As]. 2.
  • Page 39 Printing on Canon Perforated Paper The [Canon Perforated paper printing] option will be selectable in the Album Settings dialog if you are using a Canon BJ printer that supports Canon Perforated Paper media. Canon Perforated Paper has perforations at the preset dimensions allowing you to print at the specified size and simply tear along the perforated lines to produce an image with the appearance of a finished photo print.
  • Page 40: Shooting With Remotecapture

    The captured image is automatically saved into the currently selected ZoomBrowser EX folder. • RemoteCapture can only shoot still images. • If an EOS D30 camera is connected via a USB port, clicking the shutter button on the camera also downloads the image directly to the computer.
  • Page 41: Interval Shooting

    Pushing the camera’s shutter button directly will also save the image to the computer. (Supported by EOS D30 only) Rotates the image saved to the computer by 90 degrees either way. Select one of these to automatically rotate and save images shot with the camera swiveled from a horizontal to a vertical orientation.
  • Page 42 Setting Basic Shooting Settings in RemoteCapture The camera’s shooting settings can be adjusted by clicking the [Shooting Settings] tab in the RemoteCapture window. Please adjust the shooting settings for the EOS D30 on the camera itself. Test Preview A preview of the test shot displays.
  • Page 43 Changing the Save Location and Other Preferences The Preferences dialog can be opened by clicking the RemoteCapture [File] menu and selecting [Preferences]. This dialog can be used to change the save location and settings. Selects whether the image is saved only on the computer or on the camera’s CF card too.
  • Page 44: Converting Raw Images

    Converting RAW Images The RAW format records the image data as captured by the camera’s image sensor without further processing by the camera. Although the data is compressed when recorded, the original data can be completely restored without any loss of quality, making it possible to obtain high-quality images.
  • Page 45 2. Change the format in the Image Format tab and click [OK]. Saving in the TIFF 16 Bits/Channel Format When [TIFF 16 bits/channel] (supported by the EOS D30 only) is selected as the file format for saving RAW images, 16 bits of data is used to record each RGB channel.
  • Page 46: Backing Up Data

    Backing Up Data You are recommended to use the following procedures to back up your image data after you add, delete or change images from ZoomBrowser EX. 1. Click the ZoomBrowser EX [File] menu and select [Backup Database]. When the backup is complete, the name of the backup file will display in a dialog. This file name is needed when the database requires restoring.
  • Page 47: Loading Images With Twain-compliant Programs

    Loading Images with TWAIN-Compliant Programs This section explains how to load images with TWAIN-compliant application programs using Adobe Photoshop LE or Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition. Please refer to the manual for each application program for more details. Using Adobe Photoshop LE Installing the Software Installing the TWAIN Driver This program is required to load camera images into the TWAIN-compliant application...
  • Page 48 3. Click the [File] menu and select [Import] and [Select TWAIN_32 Source] 4. Choose an appropriate source and click [Select]. Select either [Canon XXX USB], where the XXX represents your camera model name, or [Canon Digital Camera RS-232C] as the source as appropriate.
  • Page 49 Guide to the TWAIN Driver Window Preferences Button Displays and changes the image transmission settings. ( p. 54) Camera Settings Button Adjust or check camera settings. ( p. 18) Main Buttons These buttons control the main commands, such as those for loading images and exiting the TWAIN driver.
  • Page 50: Loading Images

    Loading Images The TWAIN Driver can display still images only. Please start ZoomBrowser EX to download movies to the computer. Downloading Images from the Camera 1. Click the [Camera] button. The camera images will appear in the Thumbnail Display Area. 2.
  • Page 51: Using Adobe Photodeluxe Home Edition

    Using Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition Installing the Software Installing the TWAIN Driver This program is required to load camera images into the TWAIN-compliant application programs. For instructions, see “Installing/Uninstalling the Software” ( “Installing the USB Driver” ( Installing Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition Place the Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition CD-ROM in the drive, click [ReadMe &...
  • Page 52 Click the [1 Camera] tab. In the [Camera Models] option, confirm that [Canon XXX USB] (XXX will be replaced by your camera model name) or [Canon Digital Camera RS-232C] is selected. If several models are listed, select the one that corresponds to your camera.
  • Page 53 Guide to the TWAIN Driver Window Preferences Button Displays and changes the image transmission settings. ( p. 54) Camera Settings Button Adjust or check camera settings. ( p. 18) Main Buttons These buttons control the main commands, such as those for loading images and exiting the TWAIN driver.
  • Page 54 Loading Images The TWAIN Driver can display still images only. Please start ZoomBrowser EX to download movies to the computer. Downloading Images from the Camera 1. Click the [Camera] button. The camera images will appear in the Thumbnail Display Area. 2.
  • Page 55: Setting The Parameters (eos D30 Only)

    Setting the Parameters (EOS D30 Only) Up to three sets of parameters for loading images can be set in the TWAIN Driver using the Parameter Settings dialog in addition to the parameters already set on the camera. Please see the Camera User Guide to learn how to select the parameters for the camera that are set with the computer.
  • Page 56: Converting Raw Images

    Converting RAW Images The RAW format records the image data as captured by the camera’s image sensor without further processing by the camera. Although the data is compressed when recorded, the original data can be completely restored without any loss of quality, making it possible to obtain high-quality images.
  • Page 57 Converting RAW Images with Quality Adjustment 1. Select a RAW image from the Thumbnail Display Area of the TWAIN Driver window. 2. Click the TWAIN Driver [Set RAW Param.] button. The RAW Image Parameter Settings dialog will display. 3. Select the quality settings and click [OK]. When an image is adjusted, the “RAW”...
  • Page 58 [OK]. Transmitting in the TIFF 16 Bits / Channel Format When [16 bits per color channel] (supported by the EOS D30 only) is selected as the transmission option for RAW images, images can be transmitted to the application at 16 bits per RGB channel.
  • Page 59: Troubleshooting The Usb Driver Installation

    Troubleshooting the USB Driver Installation Check This First Is the camera connected to the computer correctly? Refer to Where to Find Instructions for Attaching Your Camera to a Computer ( p. ii) for connection instructions. Is the camera power on? Is the battery charge sufficient? We suggest that you use the AC adapter to power a camera connected to a computer.
  • Page 60 What to Do if Your Camera Model Name Is Not in the “Scanners and Cameras Properties” Device List or if the [Scanners and Cameras] Icon Is Not in the Control Panel 1. Double-click the [System] icon in the Control Panel and check the [Device Manager] tab.
  • Page 61 Windows operating system. 5. Double-click the [Other] folder inside the [Inf] folder. 6. Find and delete the [Canon.IncCanon_DC] file. Skip this step if this file is not present in the [Other] folder.
  • Page 62 1. Select the name of your camera model and click the [Remove] button. 2. Click [OK] to close the “Scanners and Cameras Properties” dialog. 3. Delete the [Drvdata.bin], [Drvdx.bin] and [Canon.IncCanon_DC] files using steps 3 on page 56 to 6 on page 57.
  • Page 63 2. Select [Uninstall/Unplug Device] and click the [Next] button. 3. Select [Uninstall a Device] and click the [Next] button. 4. Select the name of your camera model from the list that displays and click the [Next] button. Your camera model name will appear here.
  • Page 64 5. In the dialog shown below, select [Yes, I want to uninstall this device] and click the [Next] button. Click the [Finish] button when the “Add/Remove Hardware Wizard complete” message displays. 6. On the desktop, double-click the [My Computer] icon, [C:] icon, [Winnt] folder, and [Inf] folder in succession.
  • Page 65 8. Search for the [Oem*] files for Canon digital cameras. Double-click a file to open it in the Windows Notepad accessory and look for [;*** Canon Digital Camera USB Setup File ****] in the first line. If you find it, note down the file name and close Notepad.
  • Page 67 Loading Images with Plug-In Compliant Programs ... 95 Using Adobe Photoshop LE ... 95 Using Adobe PhotoDeluxe ... 99 Setting the Parameters (EOS D30 only) ... 103 Converting RAW Images ... 104 Troubleshooting the Computer Connection ... 107 Canon Customer Support ... 108...
  • Page 68: Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk

    Some camera models do not support some of the software functions. Please check the Camera and Software Compatibility chart to confirm the compatibility of your camera. ( Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk ImageBrowser To load camera images, start ImageBrowser. Camera Connection Functions (Also effective for CF card readers or PC card readers) •...
  • Page 69 • Allows interval shooting with custom interval and frame settings. Plug-In Module Canon Digital Camera Plug-In Module The Plug-In Module is the driver utility program that works within plug-in compliant application programs, such as Adobe Photoshop LE or Adobe PhotoDeluxe, to load camera images directly into the application program.
  • Page 70: Adobe Photodeluxe

    Adobe Photoshop LE CD-ROM* Adobe Photoshop LE • Allows you to edit images, apply special effects, print and create sophisticated graphics for the web. Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition CD-ROM* Adobe PhotoDeluxe • Allows you to edit images and effortlessly create greeting cards, birthday cards and calendars.
  • Page 71 Camera and Software Compatibility The Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk contains a number of software programs and drivers. Check the chart below for the compatibility of your particular camera model with each program’s special functions. Function USB* Computer Interface Serial...
  • Page 72 • A CD-ROM drive is required to install the software. • QuickTime 4.1 is contained on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. • Plug-In Module is compatible with Adobe Photoshop 3.0 and later versions. Computer Model Power Macintosh, PowerBook, iMac or iBook Mac OS 8.1 or higher, QuickTime 3.0 or a later version...
  • Page 73: Installing From The Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk

    Installing/Uninstalling the Software Installing from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk 1. Close any programs that are running. 2. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive. 3. Double-click the [CD-ROM] icon and the [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icon.
  • Page 74 To uninstall a program, drag its folders to the Trash. Be careful, however, not to accidentally delete any of your images that may be stored in these folders. For instructions on how to uninstall the Plug-In Module, open the [Canon Utilities] folder and [Digital Camera Plug-In] folder and read the [ReadMe] file.
  • Page 75: Starting Imagebrowser

    Using ImageBrowser the First Time (From Loading to Printing) This section provides a simple explanation of the procedures for using ImageBrowser to perform each of the steps from loading to printing. Please refer to the ImageBrowser Help file for more details. Some camera models do not support all of the connection interfaces.
  • Page 76: How To Set Imagebrowser To Not Start Automatically

    2. Start ImageBrowser. Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop to start the program. If the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon does not appear on the desktop, open the [Canon Utilities] folder and [ImageBrowser] folder and double-click the [ImageBrowser] icon. 3. Double-click the [DCIM] folder in the Explorer View Section.
  • Page 77 3. Start ImageBrowser. Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop to start the program. If the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon does not appear on the desktop, open the [Canon Utilities] folder and [ImageBrowser] folder and double-click the [ImageBrowser] icon. 4. Click the [Canon Camera] button.
  • Page 78: The Imagebrowser Camera Window

    Formats the CF card in the camera. (Except in PowerShot S10 / S20 models) Check the remaining memory capacity here. Sets the camera parameters ( (Supported by the EOS D30 only) Thumbnail Upload Button Copies images from the computer to the camera or CF card. ( p.
  • Page 79 Loading and Saving Images from the Camera 1. Select [Macintosh HD] in the Explorer View Section. Explorer View Section 2. Create a new folder in which to save the images from the camera. Open the [File] menu and select [New Folder]. A folder with the name “Untitled” will be created.
  • Page 80 4. Select the images that you wish to download from the Camera Window and click the [Download] button. Click the thumbnail you wish to select or press [Shift] and click to select multiple thumbnails. Thumbnail The downloaded images will be saved to the computer disk and appear in the Browser Window.
  • Page 81: Print Window

    Printing Images 1. Select the image(s) you wish to print and click the [Print Layout] button. • Movie images cannot be printed. • You must convert RAW images before printing them (pp. 93-94, 104-106). The Print window will display with the images arranged in an auto layout. 2.
  • Page 82 3. Set the photo size and click [OK]. Printing on Canon Perforated Paper The [Canon Perforated Paper] option will be selectable in the Layout Options dialog if you are using a Canon BJ printer that supports Canon Perforated Paper media. Canon...
  • Page 83: Using Additional Imagebrowser Functions

    Using Additional ImageBrowser Functions This section explains the additional features of ImageBrowser. Please refer to the ImageBrowser Help file for more details. Some of the software functions are not supported by all of the camera models. Please check the Camera and Software Compatibility chart to confirm your camera’s compatibility.
  • Page 84 Replaying Movies Double-click a thumbnail with the movie icon to start QuickTime Player and replay the movie.
  • Page 85 Displaying Images in Chronological Order Select a folder, choose the [Display] menu and select [Switch to TimeTunnel]. All of the images in the selected folder will display in a time tunnel. To return to the Browser Window, choose the [Display] menu and select [Switch to Browser View]. Showing Images in a Slide Show The slide show function displays images saved onto the computer disk one-by-one at full-screen size as if they were part of a slide show.
  • Page 86 Organizing Images Changing the File Location You can move an image file or folder by dragging and dropping it in another location. (a) Drag and drop images from the Browser Window to another folder in the Explorer View Section. Explorer View Section The file or folder will move to the item outlined in blue.
  • Page 87: Erasing Images Singly

    Erasing Images Erasing Images Singly Select the target image in the Browser Window and click the [Send to Trash] button. Erasing Images by Folder 1. Click the target folder in the Explorer View Section. The images in the folder will display in the Browser Window. 2.
  • Page 88: Adding Sound Annotations To Images

    Saving Computer Images to a CF Card in the Camera 1. Open the Camera Window. ( 2. Click the [Upload] button in the Camera Window. The “Select Images to Add” dialog will display. 3. Select the images from the computer and click the [Open] button. The “Save to Camera”...
  • Page 89 • A warning message will display if ImageBrowser encounters print settings data it does not support on a CF card with print settings created by a non-Canon brand DPOF-compliant digital camera. If any print settings on such a card are changed, all of them will be overwritten by ImageBrowser and lost.
  • Page 90 Adjusting Images for Transmission by E-mail You can adjust the image size and compression to reduce the file size of an image for transmission as an e-mail attachment. 1. Select the target image(s) in the Browser Window. 2. Click the [File] menu and select [Create Image for Email]. 3.
  • Page 91 Images Shot in Stitch Assist Mode • PhotoStitch automatically arranges images shot with the Stitch Assist mode of Canon digital cameras in the correct order and orientation, making it easy to merge these images. Stitch Assist mode images display in the Camera Window as shown below.
  • Page 92 Editing and Applying Special Effects to Images Adobe Photoshop LE 1. Confirm that Adobe Photoshop LE has been installed. 2. Select an image from the Browser Window of ImageBrowser. 3. Click the [Edit] menu and select [Adobe Photoshop]. Please refer to the Adobe Photoshop LE Help file and electronic guide (User Guide.pdf) for instructions for this program.
  • Page 93 The captured image is automatically saved into the currently selected ImageBrowser folder. • RemoteCapture can only shoot still images. • If an EOS D30 camera is connected via a USB port, clicking the shutter button on the camera also downloads the image directly to the computer.
  • Page 94 Pushing the camera’s shutter button directly will also save the image to the computer. (Supported by EOS D30 only). Rotates the image saved to the computer by 90 degrees either way. Select one of these to automatically rotate and save images shot with the camera swiveled from a horizontal to a vertical orientation.
  • Page 95 Setting Basic Shooting Settings in RemoteCapture The camera’s shooting settings can be adjusted by clicking the [Shooting Settings] tab in the RemoteCapture window. Please adjust the shooting settings for the EOS D30 on the camera itself. Test Preview A preview of the test shot displays.
  • Page 96 Changing the Save Location and Other Preferences The Preferences dialog can be opened by clicking the RemoteCapture [File] menu and selecting [Preferences]. This dialog can be used to change the save location and settings. Selects whether the image is saved only on the computer or on the camera’s CF card too.
  • Page 97 Converting RAW Images The RAW format records the image data as captured by the camera’s image sensor without further processing by the camera. Although the data is compressed when recorded, the original data can be completely restored without any loss of quality, making it possible to obtain high-quality images.
  • Page 98 Saving in the TIFF 16 Bits / Channel Format When [TIFF 16 bits/channel] (supported by the EOS D30 only) is selected as the file format for saving RAW images, 16 bits of data is used to record each RGB channel.
  • Page 99 Copying Plug-In Module to the [Plug-Ins] Folder 1. Open the [Canon Utilities] and [Digital Camera Plug-In] folders. 2. Copy the [Canon Digital Camera] file to the Adobe Photoshop LE [Import / Export] folder. Open the [Adobe Photoshop LE], [Plug-Ins] and [Import / Export] folders and copy the [Canon Digital Camera] file into the [Import / Export] folder.
  • Page 100 What to Do if the “ImageBrowser not found” Dialog Appears If you install only the Canon Digital Camera Plug-In Module without ImageBrowser, the “ImageBrowser not found” dialog may display. If this happens, use the following procedures to prevent ImageBrowser from attempting to start automatically.
  • Page 101 Plug-In Module can display still images only. Please start ImageBrowser to download movies to the computer. Downloading Images from the Camera 1. Click the Adobe Photoshop LE [File] menu and select [Import] and [Canon Digital Camera]. Plug-In Module will Start.
  • Page 102 Guide to the Plug-In Module Window Preferences Button Displays and changes the image transmission settings. ( p. 106) Camera Settings Button Use to display and change the camera settings. p. 74) Communication Settings Button Sets the settings for communicating with the camera. Main Buttons Use them to perform the main commands such as acquiring images and...
  • Page 103: Using Adobe Photodeluxe

    Copying Plug-In Module to the [Plug-Ins] Folder 1. Open the [Canon Utilities] and [Digital Camera Plug-In] folders. 2. Copy the [Canon Digital Camera] file to the Adobe PhotoDeluxe [Import / Export] folder. Starting Adobe PhotoDeluxe Connecting the Camera to a USB Port 1.
  • Page 104 What to Do if the “ImageBrowser not found” Dialog Appears If you install only the Canon Digital Camera Plug-In Module without ImageBrowser, the “ImageBrowser not found” dialog may display. If this happens, use the following procedures to prevent ImageBrowser from attempting to start automatically.
  • Page 105 1. Click the [Get Photo] button at the upper left of the window. 2. Click [Get Photo] from the tab that displays and select [Cameras]. 3. In the Select Input Source dialog, select [Canon Digital Camera] and click the [OK] button.
  • Page 106 Guide to the Plug-In Module Window Preferences Button Displays and changes the image transmission settings. ( p. 106) Camera Settings Button Use to display and change the camera settings. p. 74) Communication Settings Button Sets the settings for communicating with the camera. Main Buttons Use them to perform the main commands such as acquiring images and...
  • Page 107 Setting the Parameters (EOS D30 Only) Up to three sets of parameters for loading images can be set in the Plug-In Module using the Parameter Settings dialog in addition to the parameters already set on the camera. Please see the Camera User’s Guide to learn how to select the parameters for the camera that are set with the computer.
  • Page 108 Converting RAW Images The RAW format records the image data as captured by the camera’s image sensor without further processing by the camera. Although the data is compressed when recorded, the original data can be completely restored without any loss of quality, making it possible to obtain high-quality images.
  • Page 109 Converting RAW Images with Quality Adjustment 1. Select a RAW image. Select a RAW image from the Thumbnail Display Area of the Plug-In Module. 2. Click the Plug-In Module [RAW] button. The RAW Image Parameter Settings dialog will display. 3. Select the quality settings and click [OK]. When an image is adjusted, the “RAW”...
  • Page 110 [OK]. Transmitting in the TIFF 16 Bits / Channel Format When [16 bits per color channel] (supported by the EOS D30 only) is selected as the transmission option for RAW images, images can be transmitted to the application at 16 bits per RGB channel.
  • Page 111: Troubleshooting The Computer Connection

    When connected to a serial port (printer or modem port) via AppleTalk, choose the Apple menu , select [Chooser] and set AppleTalk to the [Inactive] option. If these remedies do not work, please contact the nearest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Select [USB] or [RS-232C].
  • Page 112: Canon Customer Support

    Info Desk: (02151) 349-566 Fax: (02151) 349-588 Canon Euro-Photo GmbH Customer-Support: (02154) 495-482 or 483 Fax: (02154) 495-489 Canon Italia S.p.A. Pronto Canon : 02 8249 2000 Canon Belgium N.V. / S.A. Helpdesk: 0900-10627 Tel.: (02) 722.04.11 Fax: (02) 721.32.74 Canon Luxembourg S.A.
  • Page 113: Adobe Customer Support

    Adobe Customer Support Adobe Systems Inc. technical support information is available in the PDF file format on the supplied CD-ROM. PDF File Location and Opening Instructions Place the Adobe Photoshop LE CD-ROM in the drive and double-click the [My Computer] icon on the Windows desktop, followed by the [Photosle] CD-ROM icon.

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