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Before Reading This Manual

This Instruction Manual describes how to install the software provided and a brief explanation of how to use the
Software Application.
To ensure that you use this Software Application correctly, read this Instruction Manual carefully before you start
using the Software Application.
This document has been written assuming that you basically understand how to use the Toshiba PDR-M25 Digital
Still Camera and your personal computer that the Software Application is running on.
For basic details on the PDR-M25 and your personal computer, refer to the Toshiba PDR-M25 Digital Still Camera's
Instruction Manual for your personal computer.

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• Windows is registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation of the U.S. registered in the USA and other
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Windows is an abbreviated term referring to the Microsoft Windows Operating System.
• Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
• Image Expert is a registered trademark of Sierra Imaging Inc.
• SmartMedia is a trademark of Toshiba Corporation.
• FlashPath is a registered trademark of SmartDisk Corporation of the USA.
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  • Page 1: Before Reading This Manual

    This document has been written assuming that you basically understand how to use the Toshiba PDR-M25 Digital Still Camera and your personal computer that the Software Application is running on. For basic details on the PDR-M25 and your personal computer, refer to the Toshiba PDR-M25 Digital Still Camera’s Instruction Manual for your personal computer.
  • Page 2 Before Reading This Manual (continued) Abbreviations Used In This Manual • Windows 98 This refers to the Microsoft • Windows 2000 This refers to the Microsoft • Windows ME This refers to the Microsoft • Images This refers to still images. ®...
  • Page 3 Before Reading This Manual (continued) Make sure that you have all of the items below before you start using your software application. PDR-M25 OFTWARE ANUAL •ImageExpert ODE D'EMPLOI DU LOGICIEL •USB driver OFTWARE- NLEITUNG ANUAL DEL OFTWARE M25-0001 Image Expert and Camio are trademarks of Sierra Imaging, Inc.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Getting Ready Before Reading This Manual ... 1 Contents ... 4 Features of This Software Application ... 5 About Files ... 6 About the Software ... 8 Pre-installation Checks ... 9 When Using Windows Installation Procedure (for Windows) ... 10 Using USB Cables (Windows 98/2000/ME) ...
  • Page 5: Features Of This Software Application

    If you install the software and drivers on your personal computer, you can perform the following: • Importing Images You can import images taken on the Toshiba PDR-M25 Digital Still Camera into your personal computer. To import images, you need to use the USB cable (packaged with this camera), or the FlashPath floppy disk adapter, or PC card adapter.
  • Page 6: About Files

    About Files File Structure of SmartMedia™ The images taken on the Toshiba PDR-M25 Digital Still Camera are stored to the SmartMedia™ as shown below. root DCIM 100TOSHI PDRM0001.JPG PDRM0002.JPG PDRM0003.JPG PDRM0004.JPG 101TOSHI PDRM0001.JPG PDRM0002.JPG PDRM0003.JPG PDRM0004.JPG - 6 - Picture data...
  • Page 7 About Files (continued) About Picture Data On the PDR-M25, image data is saved in Exif format. This format is JPEG data that includes a thumbnail image and the photographic settings. Image data is saved as follows as shown on page 6:...
  • Page 8: About The Software

    About the Software You can install the following software from the CD-ROM: • Image Expert This software allows you to edit and print imported still images. • USB driver (for Windows 98 only) Install this driver when you use the USB connector on your personal computer to import images. Install this driver when you are using the USB Software Application (CD-ROM).
  • Page 9: Pre-installation Checks

    Pre-installation Checks To install the software supplied on the CD-ROM, your personal computer must conform to the system requirements in the table below. Check the following items before you install the software. Minimum system requirements When connecting by USB cable Compatible Personal Computers...
  • Page 10: Installation Procedure (for Windows)

    Installation Procedure (for Windows) Installing Image Expert Before installing the Image Expert, install the USB driver. Insert the CD-ROM supplied with this software package into the CD-ROM drive. The screen for selecting the display language appears. Click "English". Click "Install Image Expert". Follow the on-screen instructions to continue the setup.
  • Page 11 Installation Procedure (for Windows) (continued) Installing the USB Driver (for Windows 98 Only) Install this driver when the USB cable (provided) is used. The USB driver provided on the CD-ROM is exclusively for Windows 98. Installing the USB driver for use in Windows 2000/ME is not necessary. Insert the CD-ROM supplied with this software package into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 12: Using Usb Cables (windows 98/2000/me)

    USB cable (provided). When you connect the PDR-M25 to your personal computer by USB cable, the connection can only be made with the PDR-M25 and your personal computer turned ON. The camera USB connection will be automatically recognized by the computer.
  • Page 13 Using USB Cables (Windows 98/2000/ME) (continued) Start up Image Expert. Click [Start] - [Program] - [Image Expert] on the Windows task bar. Click “Connection” in the Camera menu. Set Camera Type to "Auto", connect via to "USB " and click OK. - 13 -...
  • Page 14 “Copy all images from the Camera to the Computer” check box is checked, and click OK. All images stored on the PDR-M25 are downloaded to downloaded to the personal computer. When downloading is completed, the screen on the right appears asking you whether or not to delete all pictures in the camera.
  • Page 15 “View images in the Camera” check box is checked, and click OK. The images stored on the PDR-M25 are displayed on screen without being downloaded to the personal computer’s hard disk. If you double-click an image, the Select Album screen appears.
  • Page 16: Using The Floppy Disk Adapter (windows 98/2000/me)

    Using the Floppy Disk Adapter (Windows 98/2000/ME) You can use a sold separately floppy disk adapter (FlashPath) to import images stored on SmartMedia™ to your personal computer from the floppy disk drive. The floppy disk adapter is a 3.5" adapter for SmartMedia™ that is to be inserted into the floppy disc drive on your personal computer.
  • Page 17 Using the Floppy Disk Adapter (Windows 98/2000/ME) (continued) Click “Connection” in the Camera menu. Set Connect Via to “FlashPath” and click OK. The camera icon on the tool bar changes to the FlashPath icon. JPEG images taken with another camera or stored under a different folder name can also be downloaded using this method.
  • Page 18 Using the Floppy Disk Adapter (Windows 98/2000/ME) (continued) Download the images. <To download all images> Click , the Select Album screen appears. Either select an album, or enter a new album name and click Open, all images are downloaded to the selected album.
  • Page 19 Using the Floppy Disk Adapter (Windows 98/2000/ME) (continued) Starting Up Camio Viewer and Importing Images In Windows, you can also start up Camio Viewer to import images. Perform steps 1 to 5 of “Starting Up Image Expert and Importing Images” (P. 16 to P. 17).
  • Page 20: Using The Pc Card Adapter (windows 98/2000/me)

    Using the PC Card Adapter (Windows 98/2000/ME) You can use a sold separately PC Card Adapter to quickly import images stored on SmartMedia™ into your personal computer from the PC Card. The PC Card Adapter is an adapter for the SmartMedia™ that is to be inserted into the PC Card slot on your personal computer.
  • Page 21 Using the PC Card Adapter (Windows 98/2000/ME) (continued) Download the images. <To download all images> Click , the Select Album screen appears. Either select an album, or enter a new album name and click Open, all images are downloaded to the selected album.
  • Page 22 Using the PC Card Adapter (Windows 98/2000/ME) (continued) Starting Up Camio Viewer and Importing Images Insert the SmartMedia™ containing the images into the PC Card Adapter. Insert the PC Card Adapter into the PC Card slot on your personal computer. If the PC Card Adapter is correctly inserted, a tone sounds to indicate that your personal computer recognizes the PC Card.
  • Page 23: Changing The Camio Viewer Settings

    All images in the PDR-M25 are displayed after they are automatically downloaded to the album. Copy all images and delete them from FlashPath All images in the PDR-M25 are displayed after they are automatically downloaded to the album, and all images recorded to the SmartMedia™ in the FlashPath are deleted.
  • Page 24 Copy all images and delete them from the PC Card Adapter All images in the PDR-M25 are displayed after they are automatically downloaded to the album, and all images recorded to the SmartMedia™ in the PC Card Adapter are deleted.
  • Page 25: Installation Procedure (for Macintosh)

    Installation Procedure (for Macintosh) Installing Image Expert Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. A window will open, that contains one icon, "Install Image Expert". Double-click on The screen for selecting the display language appears. Select “English” and click OK. Follow the on-screen instructions to continue the setup.
  • Page 26 Installation Procedure (for Macintosh) (continued) Installing the USB Driver PDR-M25 conforms with USB Mass Storage Class. A mass storage class-compliant USB driver is already installed on the MAC OS 9.0 or higher. The USB driver installation is not needed. - 26 -...
  • Page 27: Using Usb Cables (mac Os 9.0 Or Higher)

    To enable importing of images on the PDR-M25 to your personal computer, the PDR-M25 must be connected to your personal computer by USB cable (provided). When you connect the PDR-M25 to your personal computer by USB cable, the connection can be made with both the PDR-M25 and your personal computer turned ON.
  • Page 28 "USB" and click OK. IMPORTANT • When the USB driver is used simultaneously with other USB drivers, the SmartMedia™ in the PDR-M25 sometimes is not mounted on the desktop. If this happens, use the USB driver with only the Macintosh and the PDR-M25 connected.
  • Page 29 Using USB Cables (Mac OS 9.0 or higher) (continued) Double-click the image that you want to load to your personal computer. The Select Album screen is displayed. Either select the album, or enter the album name and click The image is downloaded to your personal computer, and is displayed on the album window.
  • Page 30 Using USB Cables (Mac OS 9.0 or higher) (continued) <To load multiple images at once> Click the image that you want to load with the Option key held down. Click the Load Image icon on the tool bar. The Select Album screen is displayed. Either select the album, or enter the album name and click OK.
  • Page 31: Using The Floppy Disk Adapter (power Macintosh/g3)

    Using the Floppy Disk Adapter (Power Macintosh/G3) You can use a sold separately floppy disk adapter (FlashPath) to import images stored on SmartMedia™ to your personal computer from the floppy disk drive. The floppy disk adapter is a 3.5" adapter for SmartMedia™ that is to be inserted into the floppy disc drive on your personal computer.
  • Page 32: Using The Pc Card Adapter

    Using the PC Card Adapter You can use a sold separately PC Card Adapter to quickly import images stored on SmartMedia™ into your personal computer from the PC Card. The PC Card Adapter is an adapter for the SmartMedia™ that is to be inserted into the PC Card slot on your personal computer.
  • Page 33 Using the PC Card Adapter (continued) Click The images in the SmartMedia™ are displayed. Double-click that image you want to import, and click OK in the Select Album screen. The images are imported and downloaded to the album you selected. - 33 -...
  • Page 34: Button Functions

    Button Functions • New Album button ( This button displays the New Album screen. When you create a new album name, a window opens so that you can add images. • Open Album button ( This button displays the Open Album screen. It allows you to open any specific album from the albums currently saved on your personal computer.
  • Page 35 Button Functions (continued) • Corrections button ( Pressing this button displays a menu tab dialog box in which you can fine-adjust images. This button allows you to correct Contrast/Brightness, Color and Hue/Saturation, and adjust Sharpness and Equalization. Before you apply the results of editing an image, you can check the differences between “before” and “after” images using the sliders in split windows.
  • Page 36: Pasting Images To Other Applications (windows)

    Pasting Images to Other Applications (Windows) If you have another application that is OLE-compatible, you can easily paste images in the Image Expert and Camio Viewer album’s into that application by dragging-and-dropping them. If you double-click the image pasted into the OLE-compatible application, the application will be replaced with the Image Expert menu bar and tool bar, and you can correct the image.
  • Page 37: How To Access The Service And Support

    How to Access the Service and Support You can use the supplied CD-ROM to access the Toshiba web site for frequently asked question, firmware upgrades on application models, service and support, and more. Insert the CD-ROM supplied with this software package into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 38: Global Contacts

    There are links, updates and notices for special options available to the Toshiba Digital Community, like pecial adapter mounts for Tele-photo, Wide-angle, and other filters and lenses desinged specifically for your digital camera.

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