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    ImageBrowser Software User Guide...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents (1/2) Chapter 1 What is ImageBrowser ? What Can ImageBrowser Do? ... 4 Guide to the ImageBrowser Windows ... 5 Chapter 2 Downloading and Printing Images Downloading Images to Your Computer ... 7 Printing Images ... 10 Chapter 3 What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Camera Control Window ...

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    Table of Contents (2/2) Chapter 6 Using Supplementary Features Editing Images ... 65 Editing Images with Other Programs ... 69 Creating Images for E-mail ... 70 Exporting Images ... 72 Running Slide Shows ... 75 Adding Sounds to Images ... 78 Printing Images ...

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    • Format images as screensaver and wallpaper files. • Export image shooting information as a text file. REFERENCE • The Canon CD-ROM supplied with the camera contains several prepared My Camera Settings files. These files are automatically copied to your computer when ImageBrowser is installed.

  • Page 5: Guide To The Imagebrowser Windows

    Chapter 1 Guide to the ImageBrowser Windows (1/2) What is ImageBrowser? This section briefly introduces the purposes and features of the two main windows for operating ImageBrowser. Camera Control Window The Camera Control Window is the window that automatically opens when you connect a camera to the computer or insert a memory card into a memory card reader.

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    Chapter 1 Guide to the ImageBrowser Windows (2/2) What is ImageBrowser? Using Contextual Menus When you hold down the [control] key and click the mouse button, a menu is displayed. This is a contextual menu. In ImageBrowser, you can access many useful functions through contextual menus.

  • Page 7: Chapter 2 Downloading And Printing Images

    [Other]. Select [CameraWindow] in the application selection window and click [Open]. CameraWindow is found by opening the [Applications] folder, followed by the [Canon Utilities] and [CameraWindow] folders. Click [OK] and close Image Capture. Mac OS X v10.1 Start Image Capture.

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    Downloading and Printing Images Select [CameraWindow] in the application selection window. CameraWindow is found by opening the [Applications] folder, followed by the [Canon Utilities] and [CameraWindow] folders. Close Image Capture. Auto Start The Camera Control Window will open when the camera and computer are connected with the interface cable.

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    Chapter 2 Downloading Images to Your Computer (3/3) Downloading and Printing Images Downloading Images In this procedure, you start to actually download the images. REFERENCE • This section explains the procedures for the “Download All Camera Images Not Yet Downloaded” method. Chapter 3 explains in greater detail how to selectively download images from the camera or a memory card and how to perform tasks such as changing the file destination.

  • Page 10: Printing Images

    Chapter 2 Printing Images (1/2) Downloading and Printing Images This section explains the procedures for printing downloaded images on a printer. REFERENCE • Images recorded in the Adobe RGB color space will appear unsaturated when printed using PhotoRecord. Color space settings are only available on select camera models.

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    Chapter 2 Printing Images (2/2) Downloading and Printing Images If the Page Setup window appears, set the settings as appropriate and click [OK]. The Layout Options dialog will close. In the Print window, click [PRINT]. ImageBrowser Software User Guide If the Print dialog appears, click [Print]. REFERENCE •...

  • Page 12: Chapter 3 What You Can Do With A Camera Connected

    Window REFERENCE • Depending on the selections you make during installation, the Canon CameraWindow icon may not appear on the desktop. In this case, open the Camera Control Window by double-clicking the [Applications] folder, followed by the [Canon Utilities] and [CameraWindow] folders, and double-click the [CameraWindow] icon.

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    What You Can Do with a Camera Connected To open the Camera Control Window from ImageBrowser’s Browser Window , click [Canon Camera] in the Explorer Panel section or on the Control Panel. You can also open the Camera Control Window by clicking the [File] menu and selecting the [Canon Camera] submenu, followed by [Connect to Camera].

  • Page 14: Downloading Images Automatically

    Chapter 3 Downloading Images Automatically (1/2) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Starting Auto Downloading Click [Starts to download images] in the Camera Control Window. This will download all images that have not previously been downloaded. Changing the Auto Downloading Settings To change the download image type or destination folder, set the Default Settings.

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    Chapter 3 Downloading Images Automatically (2/2) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Set the process to be initiated after downloading and click [Next]. To simply display the images in ImageBrowser’s Browser Window, select [Display the folder at the save destination]. To have a different process initiated, select [Perform selected processes consecutively], click [Select] and select a process in the ImageBrowser Automation wizard Window.

  • Page 16: Checking Images In The Camera Before Downloading

    Chapter 3 Checking Images in the Camera before Downloading (1/2) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Opening the Camera Browser Window The Camera Browser Window will open when you click [Lets you select and download images] in the Camera Control Window and it will display the images contained in the camera.

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    Chapter 3 Checking Images in the Camera before Downloading (2/2) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Set whether or not to change the file name, specify a destination folder and click [Start Download]. The image will be saved. To change the file name, set the text characters for the file prefix and the...

  • Page 18: Deleting Images From The Camera

    Chapter 3 Deleting Images from the Camera What You Can Do with a Camera Connected This section explains how to use the Camera Browser Window to delete images from the camera. Opening the Camera Browser Window Click [Lets you select and download images] in the Camera Control Window to open the Camera Browser Window.

  • Page 19: Other Features Of The Camera Browser Window

    Chapter 3 Other Features of the Camera Browser Window What You Can Do with a Camera Connected This section explains the other features of the Camera Browser Window. Selects whether the image border, file name and image number are shown or hidden. Changes the size of the image thumbnail (tiny version).

  • Page 20: Saving The "my Camera Settings" To The Camera

    Chapter 3 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (1/8) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected This section explains how to save the “My Camera Settings” on your computer to the camera or vice versa. What are the My Camera Settings? The start-up image for the camera and sounds such as the start-up sound, the shutter sound, operation sound and the self-timer sound are collectively referred to as the My Camera...

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    Chapter 3 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (2/8) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Try changing the settings [Type] selected in the Type category. The [Computer] list displays the image files and sounds that were previously prepared. My Camera Settings that are already on your computer display here.

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    • You can also open the My Camera window when the ImageBrowser's Browser Window is open by clicking the [File] menu and selecting [Canon Camera], followed by [My Camera] from the submenu. • The theme in the [Type] list box contains a start-up image, start- up sound, operation sound, selftimer sound and shutter sound regrouped as a set.

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    Chapter 3 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (4/8) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected In the [Computer] list, select a setting you would like to add to the camera. When you select a start-up image, it will be displayed in the preview area to the right.

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    Chapter 3 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (5/8) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Click the [Close] button to close the window. This concludes the procedure for adding settings to the camera. See your Camera User Guide for instructions on changing the start-up image, start-up sound and other settings.

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    Chapter 3 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (6/8) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Create new files before adding them Start by creating the image or sound file that will become the camera start-up image or sound setting and save it to the computer.

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    Chapter 3 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (7/8) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Select the file you created in the Open dialog and click [Open]. The selected file will appear in the Computer list. The newly added settings will appear here.

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    Chapter 3 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (8/8) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected ■ Saving the Settings to the Computer You can copy the My Camera Settings from the camera to the computer. Select an option from the [Type] list box. Select the setting you would like to copy from the Camera list.

  • Page 28: Setting Up Slide Shows On The Camera

    Chapter 3 Setting up Slide Shows on the Camera What You Can Do with a Camera Connected You can edit a camera slide show from the computer (if your camera supports the slide show function). REFERENCE • See your Camera User Guide for instructions how to use and play slide shows.

  • Page 29: Setting The Dpof Print Settings

    Chapter 3 Setting the DPOF Print Settings (1/2) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected You can use ImageBrowser to register print settings on a memory card, including the images to print and the number of copies. IMPORTANT • This feature does not directly work with RAW images. If you want to print RAW images, you need to convert them first, then copy them to the camera and perform this operation.

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    Chapter 3 Setting the DPOF Print Settings (2/2) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Standard printing The number under each image indicates the number of copies to print. Use the arrows to select the number of copies that you want.

  • Page 31: Checking And Modifying The Camera Settings

    Chapter 3 Checking and Modifying the Camera Settings What You Can Do with a Camera Connected You can check and modify the camera settings from the computer. First click the [Set to Camera] tab in the Camera Control Window and then click [Confirms/changes camera settings].

  • Page 32: Adding Computer Images To The Camera

    Chapter 3 Adding Computer Images to the Camera What You Can Do with a Camera Connected You can copy images (JPEG format only) from the computer to the camera (or memory card). IMPORTANT • If you are using a memory card reader, ensure that a memory card is inserted in the reader.

  • Page 33: Operating The Camera Shutter From A Computer

    Chapter 3 Operating the Camera Shutter from a Computer (1/4) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected This section explains the procedures for remote shooting, the process of operating the camera shutter remotely from a connected computer. IMPORTANT • See your Camera User Guide to check whether your camera supports the remote shooting function or not.

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    Chapter 3 Operating the Camera Shutter from a Computer (2/4) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Features of the RemoteCapture Task Window Switches between showing and hiding the viewfinder and the detailed settings sections. You can add a comment to an image by clicking to place a check mark here and inputting text in the box below.

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    Chapter 3 Operating the Camera Shutter from a Computer (3/4) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Other Remote Shooting Features ■ Interval Timer Shooting Interval timer shooting is the method of capturing images in which a set number of frames is recorded at set intervals of time. Click the [Edit] menu in the RemoteCapture Task window and select [Interval Timer Shooting].

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    Chapter 3 Operating the Camera Shutter from a Computer (4/4) What You Can Do with a Camera Connected Remote Shooting Default Settings You can display the default settings for remote shooting by clicking the [RemoteCapture Task] menu and selecting [Preferences]. ■...

  • Page 37: Chapter 4 Viewing Images

    [ImageBrowser] in the Camera Browser Window. REFERENCE • Depending on the selections you make during installation, the Canon ImageBrowser icon may not appear on the desktop. In this case, start ImageBrowser by double-clicking the [Applica- tions] folder, followed by the [Canon Utilities] and [ImageBrowser] folders, and double-click the [ImageBrowser] icon.

  • Page 38: Selecting Folders

    Chapter 4 Selecting Folders (1/2) Viewing Images In this section, you will learn how to use the Explorer Panel Section to choose a folder containing the images that you want to see. How to select a folder Clicking a folder in the Explorer Panel section displays the images it contains in the Browser Area.

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    Chapter 4 Selecting Folders (2/2) Viewing Images Registering a Folder as a Favorite Folder ■ Favorites Selected Click [Add] at the bottom of the Explorer Panel section, select a folder in the window that opens and click [Select]. ■ All Selected After you open the folder in the Explorer Panel section that you wish to register, click [Add to Favorites] at the bottom of the Explorer Panel section.

  • Page 40: Changing The Display Mode

    Chapter 4 Changing the Display Mode (1/2) Viewing Images You can change the display mode in the Browser Window and Browser Area for ease of use. This section explains how to do it. Three Display Modes The three display modes for the Browser Area are the Preview mode, List mode and TimeTunnel mode.

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    Chapter 4 Changing the Display Mode (2/2) Viewing Images ■ List Mode Uses the entire Browser Area to display image thumbnails (tiny versions). You can change the thumbnail size. REFERENCE • You can also change the thumbnail size by clicking the [View] menu and selecting the [Display] submenu, or [Enlarge] or [Reduce].

  • Page 42: Changing The Browser Window Display

    Chapter 4 Changing the Browser Window Display (1/2) Viewing Images This section explains how to switch between showing and hiding each panel in the Browser Window and how to display information other than file names by the thumbnails. Switching between Showing/Hiding Panels You can use the Display Control Panel to switch between showing and hiding the Control Panel, Explorer Panel section and Information Panel when the display mode is set to Preview...

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    Chapter 4 Changing the Browser Window Display (2/2) Viewing Images Setting the Information Displayed with Thumbnails You can set the image information that displays beneath thumbnails when the display mode is set to the Preview or List mode. Click the [View] menu, select the [View Settings] submenu and place a check mark beside a display option.

  • Page 44: Opening Images

    Chapter 4 Opening Images Viewing Images This procedure involves opening the Viewer Window from the Browser Window to open images. How to open an image In the Browser Area, double-click the thumbnail of the image that you want to open. The image appears in the viewer window. Viewer Window ImageBrowser Software User Guide REFERENCE...

  • Page 45: Using The Viewer Window

    Chapter 4 Using the Viewer Window (1/3) Viewing Images This section explains how to use the Viewer Window. Opening the Previous or Next Image You can display the image ahead or behind the displayed image by clicking [Back] or [Next] in the Viewer Window. REFERENCE •...

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    Chapter 4 Using the Viewer Window (2/3) Viewing Images Displaying Multiple Images You can display two to four images at once in the Viewer Window by using the [Number of Displays] menu. Example of a 4-Image Display Currently selected image. ImageBrowser Software User Guide When multiple images are displayed in the Viewer Window, clicking the [Back] and [Next] buttons replaces all the images...

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    Chapter 4 Using the Viewer Window (3/3) Viewing Images Converting and Displaying RAW Images When a RAW image is displayed in the Viewer Window, the [Display Original Image] button displays beneath the image. Click the [Display Original Image] button and [Yes] in the confirmation dialog box.

  • Page 48: Chapter 5 Organizing Images

    Chapter 5 Selecting Images Organizing Images This chapter explains the various features in ImageBrowser for managing images. Although it is presented earlier, in this section we reintroduce the methods for selecting images in the Browser Area as one of the basic image management procedures. Selecting a Single Image Click an image to select it.

  • Page 49: Setting Star Ratings

    Chapter 5 Setting Star Ratings (1/2) Organizing Images This section explains the procedures for setting Star Ratings used in image searches and to display subsets of images. What is a Star Rating? You can assign one of three ratings [✩✩✩], [✩✩], [✩] to an image.

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    Chapter 5 Setting Star Ratings (2/2) Organizing Images ■ Viewer Window Method Display the image in the Viewer Window and set the Star Rating in the list box. ImageBrowser Software User Guide ■ Slide Show Method While a slide show is in play, use the menu at the bottom of the window to set the Star Rating for the displayed image.

  • Page 51: Assigning Keywords

    Chapter 5 Assigning Keywords (1/2) Organizing Images This section explains the procedures for assigning keywords to images for searches. Keywords A keyword is information used to perform searches on images. Select a keyword that matches the image content from the keywords in categories such as People, Places, or Events.

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    Chapter 5 Assigning Keywords (2/2) Organizing Images Other Ways to Assign Keywords ■ Menu Method Select an image in the Browser Area, click the [Edit] menu and select the [Keyword] submenu, followed by [Settings] to display the keyword settings window. ■...

  • Page 53: Classifying Images

    Chapter 5 Classifying Images (1/2) Organizing Images You can classify selected images into folders by the shooting dates or by Star Ratings. Selecting a Classification Method Select the images to classify in the Browser Area, click the [File] menu and select the [Organize Image] submenu, followed by [Sort Images], to open the classification settings dialog box.

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    Chapter 5 Classifying Images (2/2) Organizing Images Classifying by Star Ratings Set the options and click [OK] to start classifying. ImageBrowser Software User Guide Select [Copy] to retain the file in its original location or [Move] to shift it to the new location. Select the Star Ratings of the images that will be copied (or moved).

  • Page 55: Renaming Images

    Chapter 5 Renaming Images (1/2) Organizing Images This section describes how to rename images. Renaming Images Click the name of the image that you want to rename. After a moment you can type the new name of the image. Type the new name and press [return].

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    Chapter 5 Renaming Images (2/2) Organizing Images Changing Multiple Image File Names You can rename multiple image files at once. Select the images in the Browser Area, click the [File] menu and select the [Organize Image] submenu, followed by [Rename], to open the renaming settings window.

  • Page 57: Searching Images

    Chapter 5 Searching Images (1/2) Organizing Images You can search images using such criteria as Star Ratings, shooting dates, keywords or comments. REFERENCE • For information about Star Rating settings, see the Setting Star Ratings and for information about keyword settings, see the Assigning Keywords in this chapter.

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    Chapter 5 Searching Images (2/2) Organizing Images Click [Search Now] when you finish setting the criteria. A list of images found by the search will display. Check the search results and click [Finish]. To reset the search criteria, click [Back] and repeat steps 3-4. ImageBrowser Software User Guide This concludes the search.

  • Page 59: Moving And Copying Images

    Chapter 5 Moving and Copying Images (1/2) Organizing Images This section describes how to move and copy images between folders. REFERENCE • Moving or copying images in ImageBrowser affects the actual location in which those images are stored on your computer. •...

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    Chapter 5 Moving and Copying Images (2/2) Organizing Images Moving or copying images using two Browser Windows You can display a second Browser Window by clicking [New Browser Window] on the [View] menu. You can move or copy images between folders by displaying different folders in two Browser Windows, then dragging images from one Browser Window to another.

  • Page 61: Deleting Images In The Camera

    Chapter 5 Deleting Images in the Camera Organizing Images This section explains how to delete images and folders (send them to the Trash). Deleting Images Select the image(s) in the Browser Area to delete and click [Send to Trash] on the Control Panel. Select an image to delete.

  • Page 62: Rotating Images

    Chapter 5 Rotating Images Organizing Images This section describes how to rotate images to the desired orientation. This is useful for images taken by holding the camera vertically. IMPORTANT • When you rotate an image in ImageBrowser, the actual image file on the disk is over-written with the rotated image.

  • Page 63: Viewing Image Information

    Chapter 5 Viewing Image Information Organizing Images You can click images and look at the various shooting information about them. How to view image information Set the display mode to List or TimeTunnel, select an image in the Browser Area, click the [File] menu, and select [Get Info] to open the File Information dialog box.

  • Page 64: Creating Folders

    Chapter 5 Creating Folders Organizing Images This section describes how to create folders within disks or other folders. How to create a folder In the Explorer Panel Section, click the disk or folder in which you wish to create the new folder. On the [File] menu, click [New Folder] to create a new folder called [Untitled Folder].

  • Page 65: Chapter 6 Using Supplementary Features

    Chapter 6 Editing Images (1/4) Using Supplementary Features This section explains the procedures for editing images displayed in the Viewer Window. About the Editing Features Using ImageBrowser, you can perform the following editing operations. ■ Crop You can extract part of an image, leaving out parts that you don’t need.

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    Chapter 6 Editing Images (2/4) Using Supplementary Features Cropping Use this to delete unnecessary portions of the image and leave only the necessary portions. Click [Edit] in the Viewer Window and select [Crop] to open the Crop Dialog. Drag to specify the cutout dimensions. You can change the You can also specify cutout display magnification.

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    Chapter 6 Editing Images (3/4) Using Supplementary Features Adjusting Color This function adjusts the chroma, luminance and lightness of the RGB channels. Click [Edit] in the Viewer Window and select [Adjust Color] to open the Color Adjustment Dialog. Use the sliders to adjust the color attributes and then click [Finish].

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    Chapter 6 Editing Images (4/4) Using Supplementary Features Saving images Save the edited image under a different name. After you modify an image, click [Save] to open the file save dialog box. Type a file name, specify the file format and click [Save]. To overwrite the original with the edited image, save the new file with the original file name in the file save dialog box.

  • Page 69: Editing Images With Other Programs

    Chapter 6 Editing Images with Other Programs Using Supplementary Features It is possible to edit images that you have selected in ImageBrowser using a different image editing program that you have registered. This section describes how to perform this operation. REFERENCE •...

  • Page 70: Creating Images For E-mail

    Chapter 6 Creating Images for E-mail (1/2) Using Supplementary Features This chapter describes how you can use the images stored in ImageBrowser in various situations. This section explains how to create email with image or movie attachments. How to send an image by e-mail In the Browser Area, select the image that you want to send.

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    Chapter 6 Creating Images for E-mail (2/2) Using Supplementary Features Click [Next]. The last window appears. Save the image and select whether you want to start your e-mail program. Save the image and place a checkmark here if you want to start your e-mail program. A warning message displays when Click here to check an image the file size is large.

  • Page 72: Exporting Images

    Chapter 6 Exporting Images (1/3) Using Supplementary Features This section explains how to change the size, resolution or file format of a selected image and write it to a new file, and to export the shooting information to a text file. Export Options The following types of image export options are available.

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    Chapter 6 Exporting Images (2/3) Using Supplementary Features Editing and Saving Images Click [Finish] after specifying the settings. Changes the image Changes the image file size. format. Destination Folder Calculates the post- Changes the conversion file size. destination folder. ImageBrowser Software User Guide Exporting Shooting Properties Click [Finish] after specifying the settings.

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    Chapter 6 Exporting Images (3/3) Using Supplementary Features Exporting as a Screen Saver Click [Finish] after specifying the settings. Input a screen saver name. Destination Folder REFERENCE • Use the Mac OS X System Properties window to select and configure a screen saver. ImageBrowser Software User Guide Exporting an Image as Wallpaper Click [Finish] after specifying the settings.

  • Page 75: Running Slide Shows

    Chapter 6 Running Slide Shows (1/3) Using Supplementary Features This section describes how to use slide shows that display multiple selections of images in sequence at full screen size. IMPOTANT • RAW images and movies cannot be shown in slide shows. Setting up a slide show First, you need to specify how to run the slide show.

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    Chapter 6 Running Slide Shows (2/3) Using Supplementary Features How to run a slide show First, select the images for the slide show in the Browser Area. Next, click [SlideShow] in the Control Panel to start the slide show. REFERENCE •...

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    Chapter 6 Running Slide Shows (3/3) Using Supplementary Features If you selected “Control with Mouse or keypad” in the Slide Show Options dialog box, you can control the slide show as follows: ■ To move to the next image Press the [return] or [ ] key.

  • Page 78: Adding Sounds To Images

    Chapter 6 Adding Sounds to Images (1/2) Using Supplementary Features You can add sounds to your images and play them later. IMPOTANT • You cannot add sound files to movies. REFERENCE • You use the Mac OS X recording function to record ImageBrowser sounds.

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    Chapter 6 Adding Sounds to Images (2/2) Using Supplementary Features How to play sound added to an image ■ Using the menu to play sounds Select an image with a sound attached, click the [File] menu and select the [Sound] submenu, followed by [Play], to play the sound.

  • Page 80: Printing Images

    Chapter 6 Printing Images (1/8) Using Supplementary Features This section explains the procedures for printing. Displaying the print layout Select an image in the Browser Area, click [Print] in the Control Panel and select [Layout Printing] from the displayed menu. The Layout Options dialog and Print window will open.

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    Chapter 6 Printing Images (2/8) Using Supplementary Features Selecting a layout Select a layout type from among the following. (Layout options will vary according to your printer model.) ■ Custom layout printing Allows you to specify the size and location of the images freely. ■...

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    Chapter 6 Printing Images (3/8) Using Supplementary Features In the following dialog, you can select more detailed settings. (the available settings will vary with the layout option selected). When you finish adjusting the settings, click [OK]. The Layout Options dialog closes and you can now change the layout and print settings in the Print window.

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    Chapter 6 Printing Images (4/8) Using Supplementary Features Moving or changing the size of an image When [Custom layout printing] is selected in the [LAYOUT OPTIONS] dialog, you can move or change the size of an image. ImageBrowser Software User Guide Reorganizing and rotating images, and specifying the number of images per page When [Custom layout printing] is selected in the [LAYOUT...

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    Chapter 6 Printing Images (5/8) Using Supplementary Features Typing a caption You can type captions for individual images. Select an image and on the [Edit] menu, click [Edit Caption]. The Edit Caption window appears. Type your caption and specify the font and its size, as well as any styles that you want.

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    Chapter 6 Printing Images (6/8) Using Supplementary Features Typing text You can type text anywhere you want in the layout. First, make sure that noting is selected and on the [Edit] menu, click [Add Text]. A window where you can type text appears. Type your text and specify the font and its size, as well as any styles that you want.

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    Chapter 6 Printing Images (7/8) Using Supplementary Features Typing a header You can type a page header. First, make sure that noting is selected and on the [Edit] menu, click [Edit Header]. The Edit Header window appears. Type your text and specify the font and its size, as well as any styles that you want.

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    Chapter 6 Printing Images (8/8) Using Supplementary Features Initiating Printing Once you have finished making all the adjustments you want in the Print window, click (Print). The Print dialog will open. Confirm the settings and click [Print] to start printing. IMPORTANT •...

  • Page 88: Printing Images Over Multiple Pages

    Chapter 6 Printing Images over Multiple Pages Using Supplementary Features This function prints images, such as panoramic images created with PhotoStitch, over several pages. You can paste the printed pages together after printing to create one large print. Multiple page printing Select an image in the Browser Area for printing, click the [File] menu and select the [Print] submenu, followed by [Multiple Page Print].

  • Page 89: Sorting Images By Date And Time - Timetunnel

    Chapter 6 Sorting Images by Date and Time - TimeTunnel (1/2) Using Supplementary Features This section describes how to use TimeTunnel to sort images by date and time, like arranging images in a time tunnel. Displaying images in TimeTunnel Select [View Mode], followed by [TimeTunnel]. How to use TimeTunnel You can perform the following operations in TimeTunnel display.

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    Chapter 6 Sorting Images by Date and Time - TimeTunnel (2/2) Using Supplementary Features Using the Control Panel menu The Control Panel menu allows you to control TimeTunnel. Click to display the tool panel. Enables or disables [Auto Cruise]. When [Auto Cruise] is active, the time movement continues even after you have moved and released the bar.

  • Page 91: Playing Movies

    Chapter 6 Playing Movies Using Supplementary Features ImageBrowser supports movies. You can download movie files and display them in the Browser Area just like ordinary images. The movie thumbnail and movie icon will show in the Browser Area. You can play the movie displayed at the larger size by clicking the controller beneath it.

  • Page 92: Editing Movies

    Chapter 6 Editing Movies (1/3) Using Supplementary Features You can create movies by adding various effects: linking movies and still images that have been downloaded to a computer, superimposing titles and other text, and adding background music. Editing Movies Select a file (movie or still image) to edit in the Browser Area.

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    Chapter 6 Editing Movies (2/3) Using Supplementary Features Features of the [1. Arrange] Window Plays the entire movie Moves the selected image one being edited. position to the left or right. Adds images Rotates the selected image. You can set the playback range (start and stop points) for a movie by selecting it and clicking this button.

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    Chapter 6 Editing Movies (3/3) Using Supplementary Features Features of the [3. Audio] Window You can link MP3, AIFF and WAV format audio files as background music or sound effects. When you link a sound file using this procedure, a bar appears under the thumbnail in the storyboard area indicating the duration of the audio file.

  • Page 95: Converting Raw Images

    Chapter 6 Converting RAW Images (1/4) Using Supplementary Features If your camera supports RAW images you can handle higher quality images. However, the RAW format is a special file format and RAW images cannot be opened or processed in their native format in standard image processing programs.

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    Chapter 6 Converting RAW Images (2/4) Using Supplementary Features ■ Navigator Window ■ Image Quality Adjustment Window You can adjust the brightness, contrast and coloration of a RAW image as it is converted. See the Features of the Image Quality Adjustment Window on the following page for details.

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    Chapter 6 Converting RAW Images (3/4) Using Supplementary Features Features of the Image Quality Adjustment Window The adjustable categories may vary according to your camera model. Adjusts the white balance by the light source or color temperature, etc. Adjusts the exposure compensation, photo effect, contrast, saturation and sharpness.

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    Chapter 6 Converting RAW Images (4/4) Using Supplementary Features Registering Custom Color Schemes (My Color) If you register a custom color scheme as a “My Color” scheme, you can apply this scheme easily to additional images when you convert RAW images. IMPORTANT •...

  • Page 99: Stitching Panoramic Images - Photostitch

    Chapter 6 Stitching Panoramic Images - PhotoStitch Using Supplementary Features If you have several images of the same scene with only a slight difference, you can use PhotoStitch to connect the images together to make a panoramic image. This section describes how to use this program to stitch images.

  • Page 100: Appendices

    ■ RAW files This format is a proprietary file format provided by Canon. It allows the output of the image pixels from a digital camera without any deterioration in the quality of the image. Some cameras might not support this file format.

  • Page 101: Customizing Preferences

    Customizing Preferences (1/3) Appendices You can simplify many ImageBrowser procedures by changing the Preference settings. This section explains the main features that can be adjusted in the Preferences dialog. Opening the Preferences Dialog Use the following procedures to open the Preferences dialog. Click the [ImageBrowser] menu and select [Preferences] to display the Preferences dialog.

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    Customizing Preferences (2/3) Appendices Confirmation Dialog You can set confirmation dialog boxes to show or remain hidden when folders are sent to the Trash, the Search Results folder is displayed, or when you change the displayed Star Ratings. Thumbnail Cache Dialog When you select a folder from a peripheral, such as a CD-ROM or CD-R, in the Explorer Panel Section, ImageBrowser creates a file in a predetermined folder for the thumbnail displayed in the...

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    Customizing Preferences (3/3) Appendices Print Dialog Selects whether or not to activate image correction to enhance printing results (even better results can be obtained with images recorded by an Exif 2.2 compliant camera). Select this to apply image correction to all images, not just the images recorded by an Exif 2.2 compliant camera.

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    Troubleshooting Appendices This section describes how to troubleshoot problems. Camera is not detected or recognized • The “Camera not detected” message or a similar message displayed when you attempted to download images from the camera. • The Camera Control Window fails to open when the camera and computer are connected with the interface cable and set to the correct communication mode even though in the [Image Capture Preferences] window, your have set the [When...

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    Index (1/2) Index Adobe RGB color space 10 Auto Downloading Settings 14 Auto Start 7 , 8 Browser Window 5 Browser Area 38 Changing the Display 42 by Star Ratings 42 Setting the Information 43 Showing/Hiding Panels 42 Sorting Images 43 Control Panel 42 Explorer Panel Section 38 , 42 Information Panel 40 , 42...

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    Index (2/2) Index Layout Options Dialog 10 Magnification 45 Movies Editing 92 Playing 47 , 91 My Camera Settings 20 Adding new files 24 Saving to the camera 22 My Camera Window 20 Displaying 20 PhotoStitch 99 Preferences 101 Browser Window Dialog 101 Confirmation Dialogs 102 Print Dialog 103 Processing When Rotating Dialog 102...

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    Canon. • Canon 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™...

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