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Canon Optura Pi Instruction Manual

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© CANON INC. 2008
CT1-7151IBME-000
Introduction
Table of
Contents
1
Basic
Operation
2
Advanced
Operation
3
High-Level
Functions
4
Preferences
Reference
Contents
Lookup
Index

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    Preferences In this manual, IB is used for ImageBrowser. Reference In this manual, the windows used in the examples are from Mac OS X 10.4. Click on the icons below on the bottom right of the screen to switch Contents Lookup between pages.

  • Page 2: License: Canon Grants You The Non-exclusive Right To Use The Software Only On A Single

    Agreement by destroying the SOFTWARE. This Agreement will also terminate without notice to you if you fail to comply with any of the terms of this Agreement and you must 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single Advanced then promptly return the SOFTWARE.

  • Page 3: Advanced Operation

    : Selection procedure for menus that appear on the computer Reference Index screen Solving problems [ ] : Names of items and menus, buttons, windows, etc. that appear on Uninstalling IB the computer screen System requirements < >: Camera switch name or icon, or a keyboard key name Supported images p.**...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Changing File and Folder Names for Images....22 Basic Viewing an Image .............9 Deleting an Image or Folder ........23 Operation View Images as Thumbnails in the Main Window ..10 Registering Frequently-Used Folders as Favorite Changing the Display Magnification ......11 Folders................. 23 Advanced Operation Enlarging and Viewing Images One at a Time ....11...

  • Page 5

    White Balance Files and Tone Curve Files for the Contents Viewing Shooting Information for an Image ....41 EOS-1D Series Cameras ..........54 Changing the Size and Type of an Image and Saving ...41 Saving White Balance Files........54 Basic Exporting Shooting Information ........42...

  • Page 6

    Functions List of Photo Print Window Functions ......67 List of Index Print Window Functions......68 Preferences List of Layout Print Window Functions......69 List of RAW Image Task Main Window Functions ..70 Reference Contents Lookup.............71 Index ................72 Contents About This Instruction Manual ........74 Lookup Trademark Acknowledgments ........74...

  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Basic Operation

    Table of Contents Downloading Images Using Your Card Reader.... Viewing an Image ............Basic View Images as Thumbnails in the Main Window ..Operation Changing the Display Magnification ....... Enlarging and Viewing Images One at a Time ... Advanced Operation Displaying an Image Across the Whole Window (Full View Display)............

  • Page 8: Starting Up Ib

    Connect your camera and computer and turn the camera on. Basic Operation When IB starts up, connect the camera and your computer with the interface cable provided with the camera and turn the camera on. For detailed instructions on connecting your camera and Advanced Click computer, refer to the “EOS Utility Instruction Manual”...

  • Page 9: Downloading Images Using Your Card Reader

    IB. The downloaded images are sorted into folders by date and saved. Reference Click the EOS Utility [Quit] button to quit EOS Utility and turn the camera’s power switch to < OFF >. Click Contents Lookup Load the memory card into the card reader.

  • Page 10: Viewing An Image

    To select multiple images, click on the images while holding down the < > key or < shift > key on the keyboard. You can select all images in a folder by clicking the [Selecting Images] button and then selecting [Select All] from the menu that appears.

  • Page 11: View Images As Thumbnails In The Main Window

    Introduction Main window (List Mode) View Images as Thumbnails in the Main Window You can change the display mode of the main window to show only a list Table of of the thumbnail images. Contents Click the [List Mode] tab sheet.

  • Page 12: Changing The Display Magnification

    Introduction Changing the Display Magnification Enlarging and Viewing Images One at a Time You can change the display magnification of the thumbnail images Double-click an image to enlarge. displayed in Preview Mode (p.64) and List Mode (p.65). Table of Contents Double-click Change the display magnification.

  • Page 13: Displaying An Image Across The Whole Window (full View Display)

    The [Show Original Image] button appears at the bottom of the window. Click this button to display the processed image. To return to the viewer window, click on the window or press the < esc > key on the keyboard.

  • Page 14: Printing An Image

    Printing an Image Introduction This section explains how to print one image on one sheet of paper. Set the paper size and other settings, and then click the [Print] button. Select the image to be printed. Photo Print window Table of...

  • Page 15: Quitting Ib

    Quitting IB Introduction In the main window, select the [ImageBrowser] menu [Quit ImageBrowser]. Table of Contents Basic Operation Advanced Operation IB quits. High-Level Functions Preferences Reference Contents Lookup Index...

  • Page 16: Chapter 2 Advanced Operation

    Advanced Operation Introduction Checking/Sorting Images ......... Utilizing Your Images..........Enlarging and Checking Images One at a Time ..Viewing Images as a Slide Show ....... Table of Contents Enlarging a Specific Part of an Image ....Sending an Image by E-Mail ........

  • Page 17: Checking/sorting Images

    Checking/Sorting Images Introduction You can enlarge images one at a time from a list in the main window and Click [ ] or [ ] to switch to the image you want to check what they look like in detail, and sort them into one of three display.

  • Page 18: Enlarging A Specific Part Of An Image

    Index Display magnification To return to full view, select [Fit to window] from the list box. Enlarging RAW images RAW images cannot be enlarged before they are processed. By clicking the [Show Original Image] button on the bottom of the window, the...

  • Page 19: Extracting Images You Want To Display (filter Display)

    You can extract images displayed in the main window by the number of Arranging Images in the Main Window ] you have attached to them (ratings). You can arrange images in the order of file size or shot date and time. Table of Click the [ ] button.

  • Page 20: Efficiently Checking/sorting Images

    With Preview Mode that displays images as thumbnails and as single Click on a thumbnail image to switch to the image images in the same window, you can sort images by the number of [ you want to check, and then sort with the number of while checking efficiently.

  • Page 21: Organizing Images

    Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Preferences Reference The [New Folder] window appears. Enter a folder name and click the [OK] button. Contents The new folder is created in the folder selected in step 1. Lookup Index...

  • Page 22: Moving Images

    Operation destination folder. To copy: Drag the folder while holding down the < option > key To copy: Drag the image while holding down the < option > key and release when the folder is in the destination folder.

  • Page 23: Changing File And Folder Names For Images

    Introduction Enter the file or folder name of the image and then Changing File and Folder Names for Images click the [OK] button. In the main window, select the image whose name Rename window Table of you want to change, or, in the folder area, select the Contents folder whose name you want to change.

  • Page 24: Deleting An Image Or Folder

    Deleted images and folders cannot be recovered. Also, take care when You can register shortcuts for frequently-used folders in the [Favorite Table of deleting folders as all the images inside a folder will also be deleted. Folders] tab sheet in the folder area to make images easier to find. Contents...

  • Page 25: Deleting Favorite Folders

    Select the [Favorite Folders] tab sheet. Deleting Favorite Folders If you no longer need a folder you have registered in the [Favorite Folders] tab sheet, you can delete it from this tab sheet. Select the registered folder to display the images...

  • Page 26: Editing An Image

    Editing an Image Introduction If the brightness or color of images is different from what you visualized Click the [Auto Adjust Image] button. when you shot the photo, you can adjust an image using the editing Auto Adjustment window functions to bring them closer to what you visualized.

  • Page 27: Adjusting Color And Brightness

    Drag to the left or right to adjust Index Move the slider to the right to make the [Saturation] of an image to appear more vivid and the [Brightness] appear brighter. Move the slider to the left to make the [Saturation] of an image weaker, and the [Brightness] of an image appears darker.

  • Page 28: Trimming An Image

    Introduction Click the [Trim Image] button. Trimming an Image You can trim only the part of an image you need, or change the Table of composition of an image where an image shot horizontally becomes Contents vertical. Display the image to edit in the viewer window (p.16)

  • Page 29: Inserting Text Into Images

    Introduction Using the keyboard, enter the text you want to insert. Inserting Text into Images You can insert the date and time you shot an image and text into an Table of image as text. Contents Display the image to edit in the viewer window (p.16)

  • Page 30: Adjusting Sharpness

    Adjust the image. Operation Sharpness window High-Level Functions Preferences Reference Contents Lookup Drag right to adjust Move the slider to the right to make an image harder and to the Index left to make an image softer. The image is adjusted.

  • Page 31: Correcting Red-eye Automatically

    Introduction Correcting Red-Eye Manually Correcting Red-Eye Automatically You can manually correct red-eye that cannot be corrected You can automatically detect and correct red-eye that occurs when you automatically. Table of photograph people using a flash. Contents Display the [Red Eye Correction] window...

  • Page 32: Utilizing Your Images

    Introduction Click on the places in the image you want to correct. You can view your images as a slide show, send them in an e-mail or use them as wallpaper or screen savers for your computer. When you move the mouse cursor on the places to be corrected, ] is displayed.

  • Page 33

    Lookup Pauses the slide show The image is selected. When the slide show ends and returns to Index the main window, the image is displayed as being selected. The image is selected for printing. When the slide show ends and The Slide Show window appears and the slide show begins.

  • Page 34: Sending An Image By E-mail

    You can attach a selected image to an e-mail and send it. Create Image for Email window Table of The attached image to be sent is a copy of the original image and Contents therefore the original image remains unaffected on your computer.

  • Page 35: Creating Wallpaper From An Image

    You can make a selected image wallpaper for your computer. Write a still image window Table of The JPEG image for the wallpaper (extension “.JPG”) is created using a Contents copy of an image and therefore the original image remains unaffected.

  • Page 36: Creating A Screen Saver From An Image

    Introduction Creating a Screen Saver from an Image To revert to the original wallpaper You can make a selected image a screen saver for your computer. On the desktop, launch [System Preferences] from the Dock and then Table of click [Desktop & Screen Saver].

  • Page 37

    Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Preferences The screen saver data is saved in the [Screen Savers] folder. Reference Select the saved screen saver data Close the [Desktop & Screen Saver] window. Click [ ] on the top left of the dialog box.

  • Page 38: Printing Multiple Images On One Sheet Of Paper (index Printing)

    Printing Multiple Images on One Sheet of Paper (Index Printing) Introduction You can arrange multiple images in index format and print them on one Specify settings such as the paper type and the sheet of paper. number of prints, and then click the [Print] button.

  • Page 39: Arranging Images Freely And Printing (layout Printing)

    Click the [Print & Email] button and then select [Layout Print] from the menu that appears. Basic Operation Advanced Operation High-Level The [Layout Print] window appears. Functions Preferences Reference Print preview Printing begins. Contents Lookup Index For a list of layout print window functions, refer to p.69.

  • Page 40: Chapter 3 High-level Functions

    Adding Sound to Images ..........Viewing Shooting Information for an Image ..... Table of Contents Playing Back Sound ........... Changing the Size and Type of an Image and Saving .............. Basic Exporting Shooting Information........ Operation Organizing Images Using High-Level Functions ..

  • Page 41: Comparing Multiple Images

    To return to full view, select [Fit to window] from the list box under each image. To cancel the split display, click [Number of Displays] at the bottom of...

  • Page 42: Viewing Shooting Information For An Image

    Viewing Shooting Information for an Image Changing the Size and Type of an Image and Saving Introduction You can change the size of an image or convert it to a TIFF image Display List Mode (p.65) (extension “.TIFF”) or a PICT image (extension “.PCT”) and save it.

  • Page 43: Exporting Shooting Information

    Exporting Shooting Information Introduction Specify the image size, type, file name and save You can export as a text file the shooting information recorded to the image. destination, and then click the [Finish] button. Table of Select an image. Contents Select the [File] menu [Export Image].

  • Page 44: Organizing Images Using High-level Functions

    Display the [File Information] window (p.41) Setting Keywords in Images Basic Operation You can set keywords to identify images. The set keywords are also Click the [Advanced View] button. useful when searching for images (p.46). A field for entering comments is displayed. Advanced Enter text and then press the <...

  • Page 45: Saving Multiple Images With New File Names

    Introduction Saving Multiple Images with New File Names Classifying Images by Shot Date You can copy multiple images and save them with new file names in a Multiple images can be classified into different folders according to shot Table of single operation.

  • Page 46

    YearMonthDate Classifies images by creating a first-level folder Contents according to shot year/month/date. Year/YearMonthDate Classifies images by creating a second-level folder for the shot year, and the month and date. Basic Year/Month/ Classifies images by creating a third-level folder Operation YearMonthDate for the shot year, the month, and the date.

  • Page 47: Searching For Images

    Check the searched images in the main window. and keywords (p.43). The searched images are displayed in the main window. Also, the [Search Results] folder is displayed in the folder area, and by Table of Select the [File] menu [Search].

  • Page 48: Performing Advanced Editing

    Basic Operation Adjusting the Color of an Image in RGB You can adjust the color of an image in RGB (red, green, blue). Advanced Operation Display the image to edit in the viewer window (p.16)

  • Page 49: Adjusting The Brightness Level

    Introduction Adjusting the Brightness Level Adjusting the Tone Curve You can adjust the level of brightness (balance). You can adjust the brightness, contrast and color of a specific area by Table of changing the tone curve. Contents Display the image to edit in the viewer window (p.16)

  • Page 50: Transferring Images To Other Image Editing Software

    Introduction Check the adjustments and then click the [OK] Transferring Images to Other Image Editing Software button. You can transfer images to image editing software other than IB. Table of Save as a separate image (p.26) Contents In the main window, select the [ImageBrowser] menu [Preferences].

  • Page 51: Merging Images To Create Panorama Images

    Introduction Click [Start] to merge. Merging Images to Create Panorama Images You can merge up to four JPEG images to create panorama images. Table of For merging images, start up the image-merging software “PhotoStitch” Contents from IB and use. Select multiple images to merge (p.10)

  • Page 52: Adjusting Raw Images

    Check the save range and then click [Save]. You can make the same adjustments (reset processing conditions) to RAW images as the functions that are available on the camera, such as brightness and white balance adjustment. You can also convert edited Table of RAW images to JPEG or TIFF images and save them.

  • Page 53

    Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Preferences Reference Contents Lookup Index The processing dialog box appears and the JPEG image or TIFF image that has been converted from a RAW image is saved in the specified place. The RAW image remains unaffected.

  • Page 54: Applying Picture Style Files

    Contents A Picture Style file is an extended function of Picture Style. It is a Lookup file that offers effective image characteristics for an image shot in an extremely limited scene.

  • Page 55: White Balance Files And Tone Curve Files For The Eos-1d Series Cameras

    Introduction White Balance Files and Tone Curve Files A Picture Style file is an extended function of Picture Style. It is a file that offers effective image characteristics for an image shot in for the EOS-1D Series Cameras an extremely limited scene. For more details on Picture Style files,...

  • Page 56: High-level

    Introduction Saving Tone Curve Files (Excludes the EOS- You can add sound to images and play back sound which you have added to images with a camera that has a sound record function. 1Ds Mark III and EOS-1D Mark III)

  • Page 57: Chapter 4 Preferences

    Preferences Introduction Preferences ............. Browser Window Settings........... Table of Contents Viewer Window Settings..........Confirmation Dialog Box Settings....... Basic Processing When Rotating Settings ......Operation Layout Print Settings ..........Photo Print Settings............ Advanced Operation Register Application Settings........High-Level Functions Preferences Reference...

  • Page 58: Preferences

    Preferences Introduction You can change any of the IB functions in the preferences window. Browser Window Settings Check the settings displayed for each window before making changes. You can change the background color of the main window (browser Table of window) as well as the color of the thumbnail image frames.

  • Page 59: Viewer Window Settings

    Introduction Viewer Window Settings Confirmation Dialog Box Settings You can set the shooting information displayed in the viewer window You can set the software so that confirmation dialog boxes displayed Table of (p.66). after each operation are not displayed. Contents The items you uncheck are not displayed.

  • Page 60: Processing When Rotating Settings

    You can make settings related to image rotation. When printing with the [Photo Print] window (p.13), you can set whether Table of to trim the image and print with no borders around the paper, or to print Contents as is without trimming.

  • Page 61: Reference

    List of Photo Print Window Functions ......High-Level Functions List of Index Print Window Functions ...... List of Layout Print Window Functions ....Preferences List of RAW Image Task Main Window Functions... Contents Lookup ............. Index................ Reference About This Instruction Manual ........ Trademark Acknowledgments ........

  • Page 62: Troubleshooting

    If IB is not operating correctly, refer to the items below. Images do not display properly Also refer to the Help from the [Help] menu or click the [?] button at the top of each window and refer to the Help displayed.

  • Page 63: Deleting The Software (uninstalling)

    To uninstall the software, log into the account used when installation and deleted, so be particularly careful when deleting data. was performed. You cannot install the software again if you have just moved the Table of To prevent computer malfunctions, always restart your computer after Contents [ImageBrowser] folder to the trash.

  • Page 64: System Requirements

    EOS-1D Mark II EOS 5D Operation EOS 40D EOS 30D .CR2 This software program is not compatible with UFS (UNIX File System) EOS 20D/20Da formatted disks. EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi/450D Advanced IB also runs comfortably on Intel-based Macintosh since it is a...

  • Page 65: List Of Main Window Functions

    (p.32) Images in folders selected here are displayed on the thumbnail image display area. Images selected here are displayed on the image display area. The [CANON iMAGE GATEWAY] button may not be displayed depending on the area you are in.

  • Page 66: List Mode

    (p.13, p.33, p.37, p.38) (p.7, p.9) Viewer window (p.66) Connects to the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY* Images in folders selected here are displayed on the image display area. The [CANON iMAGE GATEWAY] button may not be displayed depending on the area you are in.

  • Page 67: List Of Viewer Window Functions

    List of Viewer Window Functions Introduction Table of Contents Basic Operation Advanced Operation Image display area High-Level Functions Preferences Reference Contents Lookup Display magnification Rating (p.17) (p.17) Shows/hides the shooting information Switches Index and AF point between images (p.12, p.16)

  • Page 68: List Of Photo Print Window Functions

    List of Photo Print Window Functions Introduction Printer selection and settings Table of Contents Basic Operation Page settings Advanced Operation High-Level Functions Print preview Preferences Reference Shot date and time settings Inserts text Contents Lookup Trims the image Index Switches the printing image...

  • Page 69: List Of Index Print Window Functions

    List of Index Print Window Functions Introduction Table of Contents Basic Operation Printer selection and settings Advanced Operation High-Level Print preview Functions Page settings Preferences Reference Contents Lookup Print information settings Trims the image Index Switches the printing page Rotates the image...

  • Page 70: List Of Layout Print Window Functions

    List of Layout Print Window Functions Introduction Table of Contents Basic Operation Sets the printing style Advanced Operation Printer selection and settings High-Level Print preview Functions Page settings Preferences Reference Contents Lookup Index Rotates the image Deletes an image Trims the image...

  • Page 71: List Of Raw Image Task Main Window Functions

    Shows/hides the [Image Quality Adjustment] Shows/hides the shooting information The settings at the time of shooting are displayed with a camera Checkmark to redisplay for each adjustment made icon in the list boxes.

  • Page 72: Contents Lookup

    Image Checking Advanced Specify an aspect ratio that matches the size of Operation Look through p.10 p.27 the paper on which an image is to be printed Enlarge and view p.11, p.16 Make an image sharp p.29 High-Level Check efficiently p.19...

  • Page 73: Index

    Change Folder Name ................Adding Sound to Images..............Change the Display Magnification ............Adjust JPEG Images..............25, 47 Changing the Size and Type of an Image and Saving ......Table of Contents Adjust RAW Images................Checking the Shooting Information .............

  • Page 74

    System Requirements ................. Picture Style File ................. Index Playing Back Sound................Thumbnail Display (Main Window) ............Preferences..................Transfer Images to other Image Editing Software ....... Browser Window Settings ............Trimming....................Confirmation Dialog Box Settings..........Layout Print Settings ..............Trimming an Image................

  • Page 75: About This Instruction Manual

    Introduction Viewer Window Settings (Preferences) ..........About This Instruction Manual It is prohibited to reproduce, in whole or part, the contents of this Instruction Manual without permission. Table of White Balance..................Contents Canon may change without notice the software specifications and Click White Balance ..............

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