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Preparing to Download Images to a Computer
Never connect the camera to the computer before the
software is installed.
List of Things to Prepare
• Camera and Computer
• Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk provided with the
camera
• Interface Cable (use the cable provided with the camera)
A.
Confirm that the computer meets the system
requirements.
See the Camera User Guide.
B.
Install the software.
a.
Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution
Disk into your computer's CD-ROM drive.
Double-click the [Canon Digital Camera Installer] (
in the CD-ROM window.
b.
Click the Digital Camera Software [Install] button
and click [Next].
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Downloading Images to a Computer

A dialog allowing you to set the default
settings will display when you attach the
camera and open a connection.
A.
Select [Canon CameraWindow] and
click [OK]. (first time only)
If the window shown above does not
appear, click the [Start] menu, then select
[Programs] or [All Programs], followed by
[Canon Utilities], [CameraWindow] and
[CameraWindow].
Getting the Most out of the Software
What you can do with ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) / ImageBrowser (Macintosh)
I Downloading Images to a Computer
You can easily download images saved in the camera to a computer.
I Checking Images
You can magnify images and check the information on them (the shooting
date and time, the shooting settings, etc.)
I Sending Images by E-mail
You can start your e-mail program from ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) /
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ImageBrowser (Macintosh) and attach images to e-mail messages that you
send.
I Shooting with a Computer
You can operate the camera's shutter and take pictures from a computer.
I Editing Movies
You can create and edit movies: link movies and stills that have been
downloaded to your computer, add background music, superimpose titles
and other text, and apply various effects to the movies.
I Converting RAW images* to General File Formats
RAW images downloaded into a computer can be converted and saved to
general file formats, such as TIFF and JPEG.
* High-quality images in which the pixels from the CCD are recorded as is,
without any deterioration in image quality.
Camera User Guide, Software Starter Guide
c.
Select [Easy Installation] and click
[Next].
Proceed with the installation while reviewing
installation settings.
d.
When the installation is complete,
select [Yes, I want to restart my
computer now.] in the screen below,
and click [Finish].
) icons
Once the installation is complete, click
[Quit].
e.
Remove the disk from the CD-ROM
drive after restarting.
Camera User Guide, Software Starter Guide
B.
Download the images.
Download the images using the camera or the computer.
By default, the downloaded images are saved into the [My Pictures] folder.
You can adjust the settings, such as
the type of image downloaded and
the destination folder, by clicking
[Preferences].
Downloading Images Using
Computer Operations
C.
Click [Starts to download images].
By default, all the images that have yet to
be downloaded will download.
By default, the downloaded images will appear as thumbnails
(tiny versions) in the main window of ZoomBrowser EX.
Downloaded images are saved in separate folders according
to the date on which they were shot.
Software Starter Guide,
I Using the My Camera Settings
Your favorite images and sounds can be
registered as startup-up images and sounds
with My Camera Settings.
Set the ImageBrowser auto start settings before you connect the camera to the computer for the first time.
ImageBrowser Auto Start Settings
OS X (v10.2/10.3)
1. Start Image Capture, click the [Image Capture]
menu and select [Preferences].
2. In the next menu, click the [When a camera is
connected, open:] list box and select [Other].
The window will appear slightly different in v10.2.
3. Select [CameraWindow] in the program
selection window.
CameraWindow is generally installed into the folder
opened by selecting the [Applications], [Canon
Utilities] and [CameraWindow] folders.
4. Click [OK] and then close Image Capture.
C.
Connect the camera to the computer.
a.
Connect the supplied interface cable to the
computer's USB port and the camera's
DIGITAL terminal.
1. Open the terminal cover with your fingernail.
2. Hold the USB connector so the
then insert it into the DIGITAL terminal securely.
Once connected, the camera and the computer
will be able to automatically communicate.
If the Digital Signature Not Found window appears, click [Yes].
The USB driver will automatically finish installing onto the computer when you attach the camera and open a connection.
Downloading Images Using Camera
Operations (Direct Transfer)
C.
When the Direct Transfer menu appears
in the camera's LCD monitor, select
(All Images) and press the SET button.
D.
Select [OK] in the confirmation screen
that appears and press the SET button.
All the images on the camera's memory card will
download. To selectively download images, use
the Direct Transfer menu.
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ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser Software User Guide
What you can do with other software
You can use this software in even more advanced ways by linking it
with other software.
I Printing Images with Different Layouts
With PhotoRecord (Windows)/
ImageBrowser (Macintosh), you can
lay out images as desired and then
print them.
I Stitching Panoramic Images
With PhotoStitch, you can
connect or "stitch" multiple
images together into a
seamless panoramic view.
OS X (v10.1)
1. Start Image Capture and select [Other] from
the Hot Plug Action list box.
2. Select [CameraWindow] in the program
selection window.
CameraWindow is generally installed into the folder
opened by selecting the [Applications], [Canon
Utilities] and [CameraWindow] folders.
3. Close Image Capture.
USB port
side is up,
Interface cable
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Downloading Images to a
Computer
Software Starter Guide
The following window will display when the camera and computer are set
to the correct mode for communicating.
Double-click the [Canon CameraWindow] icon on the desktop if the
window does not appear.
A.
Click [Starts to download images].
By default, all the images that have yet to be downloaded will
download to the [Pictures] folder.
Also, when downloading is complete, the thumbnails (tiny versions)
of the downloaded images display in ImageBrowser's Browser
Window.
The downloaded images will be saved into folders according to their
shooting date.
A Guide to the Manuals
I Basic Methods: Software Starter Guide
I Advanced Methods: PDF Manuals
The manuals in PDF format shown below are available
on the Canon website. Please download them from
the following URL:
http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/information-e.html
• ZoomBrowser EX Software User Guide (Windows)
• ImageBrowser Software User Guide (Macintosh)
Viewing the PDF Manuals
The software application Adobe Reader or Adobe
Acrobat Reader is required to view the PDF manuals.
If one of these applications is not already installed on
your computer, download it from the following website.
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html
Terminal cover
To DIGITAL
terminal
You can set the type of
image to download and the
destination folder by clicking
[Preferences].
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