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Contents READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USING ................ 2 Canon Software License Agreement ..............2 Read This First ......................7 Checking Supplied Accessories ................8 System Requirements ....................9 What is Digital Video Software................10 Installing the Digital Video Software ..............12 Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer............
Reviewing and Changing the Settings of the Camcorder ........82 Uninstalling the Software ..................84 Uninstalling ZoomBrowser EX ................84 Uninstalling the TWAIN Driver/WIA Driver............85 Functions and System Requirements of Canon USB Video Driver..... 86 Functions ......................86 Camcorder Categories..................86 System Requirements ..................86 Installing the Canon USB Video Driver OPTURA 60 ..........
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Checking Supplied Accessories Use the following accessories to download recorded images from a memory card to your computer. • IFC-300PCU USB Cable • DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK The explanations in this manual use mainly Windows XP screen shots. The steps and windows may vary depending on your computer and the version of software.
• Canon Utilities - ZoomBrowser EX: 250 MB or more (Including the PhotoRecord printing program) - PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more • Canon DV TWAIN Driver: 25 MB or more • Canon DV WIA Driver: 25 MB or more Display: 1024 768 pixels or better/High Color (16 bit) or better Proper operation is not guaranteed on a dual CPU PC or on a user-built PC.
Users of Windows XP do not need to install this driver software. An OS standard driver will be installed automatically. ( • Windows 98/Windows 2000: Canon DV TWAIN Driver • Windows ME: Canon DV WIA Driver What is Digital Video Software...
Canon USB Video Driver ( 87) OPTURA 60 If your camcorder is listed in Camcorder Categories ( 86), you can perform the followings by connecting the camcorder to a computer with preinstalled Hi-Speed USB 2.0 using a USB cable. - Capturing movies from the tape to the computer.
Installing the Digital Video Software Be sure to install the Digital Video Software before connecting the camcorder to the computer. Users of Windows 2000 or Windows XP must first log in as an Administrator to install programs. Windows XP Users: Your digital video camcorder is equipped with the standard Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP).
Select your language. Click Digital Video Software [Install]. Installer Panel If the following dialog appears, click [Restart] to restart the computer. After restarting the computer, installation automatically continues. Installing the Digital Video Software...
[Custom Installation], select a USB driver. (Windows XP: The USB driver supplied with the Windows operating system is used. You do not need to install a USB driver.) • Windows 98/Windows 2000: Canon DV TWAIN Driver • Windows Me: Canon DV WIA Driver Select your country/region and click [Next].
Review the installation settings and click [Next]. • Installation starts. • If the “Digital signature not found” message appears, click [Yes]. When installation is complete, select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now.] and click [Finish]. When the computer has restarted and the regular desktop screen is displayed, remove the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK from the CD-ROM drive.
Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer Make sure the camcorder is being powered using the power adapter before connecting it to a computer. Be sure to install the Digital Video Software before you connect the camcorder to the computer. Connect the USB cable directly to one of the computer’s main USB ports. The interface may not function correctly if the camcorder is connected via a USB hub.
• For instructions on how to start ZoomBrowser EX and download images to the computer, see Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX) ( 18). USB Cable USB Terminal on the Camcorder Camcorder End Computer End USB Port on the Computer Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer...
Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX) Observe following precautions when the camcorder’s card access indicator is flashing (the camcorder is reading or writing from or to the memory card). Failure to do so may cause memory card data to become corrupted. - Do not open the memory card cover, remove the memory card or detach the USB cable.
• The Camera Control window opens. • If a camcorder and PC card reader are connected at the same time, a dialog appears allowing you to select the camcorder model. Confirm that [Canon Camera] or your camcorder model name is displayed and click [OK].
& Camera Settings] followed by [Acquire Images] in the ZoomBrowser EX Main Window. To start ZoomBrowser EX, click the Windows [start] menu, and select [All Programs], [Canon Utilities], [ZoomBrowser EX] and [ZoomBrowser EX], or double-click the icon located on the desktop.
Auto-Downloading Settings Select the setting for downloading images by operating your computer. You can change the image type and the destination folder. In the Camera Control window, click the [Acquire Images] tab and click [Preferences]. Select [Change auto download settings] and click [Next]. Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX)
Select the image type to be downloaded and click [Next]. When the protect switch of the SD Memory Card is activated, those downloaded new images will not be marked as “already transferred” even having selected [New images] and downloaded. Specify the destination folder settings and click [Next]. Destination Folder Click this button to specify the...
Specify a process to perform after the image is downloaded. Below window will be displayed when you select [Perform selected processes consecutively] (You can redisplay the window by clicking [Select]). Select a process to perform after the image is downloaded, and click [OK]. Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX)
Click [Finish]. Placing a check mark next to [Images are automatically downloaded to computer while camera is connected] downloads memory card images automatically to the computer when you connect the camcorder. Downloading the Selected Images from the CameraWindow Click [Lets you select and download images] in the Camera Control window.
In the CameraWindow, select the image you wish to download and click [Download pictures]. An orange frame appears around the selected image. Confirm the settings and click [Starts Download]. • ZoomBrowser EX starts, and the downloaded images appear in the Main Window.
When you followed steps 1 and 2 in Starting CameraWindow ( 19), the direct transfer menu appears on the camcorder screen and the (print/share) button lights up each time you connect the camcorder to the computer. If your camcorder is not equipped with the button, operate the direct transfer menu using the SET dial.
Select [Change direct transfer download destination folder] and click [Next]. Specify the destination folder settings and click [Finish]. Click [Finish] to close the Camera Control window. Destination Folder Click this button to specify the destination folder. Select the configuration of the subfolder. Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX)
Insert a memory card containing images recorded with the camcorder into the reader. Windows 98/Windows Me/Windows 2000: Click the Windows [Start] menu, and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [CameraWindow] and [CameraWindow]. Windows XP: When a window appears allowing you to select an application program to start, select [Download/View Images using Canon CameraWindow] and click [OK].
ZoomBrowser EX without connecting the camcorder or PC card reader/writer, double-click the on the desktop, or click the Windows [start] menu and select [All Programs] [Canon Utilities] [ZoomBrowser EX] and [ZoomBrowser EX]. To exit ZoomBrowser EX, click or select [Exit] from the [File] menu.
2 Folders Area You can select a folder to be displayed in the Browser Area. Selecting the [Favorite Folders] tab shows only the folders that are registered as Favorites. To register folders as Favorites, follow the instructions below. When the [All Folders] tab is selected: Select a folder and click [Add to Favorites].
5 View Mode You can select the view mode of images in the Browser Area. [Zoom Mode]: The images in the selected folder are shown as thumbnails. [Scroll Mode]: Thumbnails of the images are displayed next to the folder name. Clicking a folder displays enlarged images.
6 Application Tool Bar 1 View Image Displays a selected image in the [Image Viewer] window. 2 Properties Displays properties of the selected image. When you select a different image while the [Properties] window is open, the information switches to the one of the selected image.
[Image Viewer] Window The [Image Viewer] window appears when you select an image and click [View Image] or double-click an image. 1 Previous/Next Displays the previous/next image in the current folder. Edit Allows you to perform red-eye correction, image correction, cropping, or to register external image editing applications.
[Red Eye Correction] Window Selecting [Red Eye Correction] from the [Edit] menu or the icon allows you to correct the red eye effect on an image in the [Red Eye Correction] window. 1 Auto Mode Clicking [Start] corrects the red eye effect automatically. Manual Mode Point the cursor on a red eye so that the area is highlighted green, and left-click the mouse.
Organizing Images Classifying the Images This task allows you to classify selected images according to the shooting date. Click [View & Classify] in the Main Window. Click [Classify into Folder]. Select the images you wish to classify and click [Specify Classification Settings].
Specify the settings and click [Finish]. The selected images are classified into the specified folder. Renaming Multiple Files This task allows you to rename multiple files at the same time, or to rename and copy multiple files. Click [View & Classify] in the Main Window. Click [Rename Multiple Files].
Select the images you wish to rename and click [Specify Rename Settings]. Specify the settings and click [Finish]. The images are renamed according to the settings specified. To rename a folder, select a folder, and open the [Rename Folder] window by selecting [Rename] from the [File] menu.
Searching for Images This task allows you to search for images by Star Rating, Modification Date, Shooting Date, Comment or Keywords. Click [View & Classify] in the Main Window. Select folders and images from which you wish to search and click [Search]. Organizing Images...
Specify the search conditions and click [Start Search]. • The search results are displayed as thumbnails. • Select at least one search condition. Click [Finish]. • To change the search parameters and perform another search, click [Specify Search Condition] and repeat steps 3-4. Organizing Images...
• The images of the search result are displayed in the [Search Results] folder. You can print or copy these images to another folder. The images will remain in this folder until ZoomBrowser EX is closed or another search is performed. Applying Star Ratings and Keywords This task allows you to apply ratings to your images from one star to three stars.
Place a check mark next to the keyword you wish to apply, or click on the stars for rating. You can display images according to Star Rating by selecting [Filter by Star Rating] from the [View] menu. You can add and delete keywords, or change the keyword list in the [Manage Keyword] window by selecting [Manage Keyword] from the [Tools] menu.
Editing Movies You can link images, insert text and background music, and add effects. You can also change the size of selected movies and save them as new files. Editing Movies QuickTime 5.0 or a later version is required to edit movies. If it is not already installed on your computer, install it from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK.
Select images and click [Arrange]. You can select multiple images or a folder to include all images in that folder. Arrange images and click [Apply Effect]. To change the order of images, select an image in the Storyboard Area and click [Move Left] or [Move Right].
Apply effects to the images and click [Set Audio]. When you select [Apply effects to image], you can use the following functions. - [Text Effect]: Opens the [Text Effect Settings] window. You can enter text, change the font and preview the effect. - [Filter Effect]: Opens the [Filter Effect Settings] window.
Click [Save]. Movies are saved in DCF format files with Motion JPEG/AVI compression. Destination Folder Click [Exit]. Editing Movies...
Playing Back Movies In the CameraWindow and Main Window, movies are displayed with the first scene as a still image with a (movie) icon. When you double-click the thumbnail in the Main Window, QuickTime Player starts and plays back the movie.
Click the (play) button in the [Image Viewer] window. The movie will be played back. Editing Movies...
Exporting Images You can change the size, resolution or data for selected still images and save them as new files, or export still images for use as a screen saver or a wallpaper. You can also export selected movie and still image properties to a text file or copy and rename movies and still images.
Specify the export settings and click [Finish]. The window varies depending on the selected export type in step2. When you have selected [Export Still Images]: You can convert still images to another file type, resize and save them as new files.
When you have selected [Export as a Screen Saver]: You can export and save the image as a screen saver. When you have selected [Export as a Wallpaper]: You can export and save the image as Windows wallpaper. This task cannot be performed if you have selected multiple images.
Exporting Movies You can change the size or data for selected movies and save them as new files. QuickTime 5.0 or a later version is required to export movies. If it is not already installed on your computer, install it from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK.
Select a file type and click [Set the save format]. Specify the export settings and click [Specify name of file to be saved]. Specify the file name and click [Start export]. In each case, specify the destination folder and file name of the movie to be exported.
Click [OK]. The Main Window appears. Saving on CD-R/RW Disks (Windows XP Only) You can copy and save images to CD-R and CD-RW disks. The shooting information is copied along with the images. This function can only be used on a computer that came with a CD-R/RW drive as standard equipment.
Click [Backup to CD]. Select the folders or images you wish to save and click [Specify Backup Settings]. Set the backup settings and click [Start Backup]. The disk will be ejected from the drive when copying is complete. Exporting Images...
You can add images to a CD-R/RW disk that already contains images. Adding Still Images from Your Computer to the Memory Card You can save still images (JPEG) from the computer to a memory card of the camcorder and a PC card reader/writer. You can also save sample images for card mix from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK.
Click [Uploads Images to the Camera]. Select the still images you wish to save and click [Open]. Exporting Images...
Select the image size and click [Add]. The still images will be saved. When you upload images edited with another application, images properties may be lost. Adding Sample Images to the Memory Card You can save sample images for card mix to the memory card of the camcorder and a PC card reader/writer.
Click [Set to Camera]. Click [Uploads Images to the Camera]. In [Look in:], select the CD-ROM icon, and double-click [DVC CARD IMAGE]. Sample images or folders for CAMERA CHROMA, CARD ANIMATION, CARD CHROMA and CARD LUMINANCE appear. Exporting Images...
Select the sample images you wish to save and click [Open]. In the Add image window, click [Add]. The sample images are saved in the memory card. Exporting Images...
Using Various Functions Attaching Still Images to E-mail Messages You can attach selected still images to an E-mail message. To use this function, the e-mail software must be enabled as MAPI client. For details, refer to the instruction manual of the e-mail software. Click [Internet] in the Main Window.
Select image size and quality, and click [Send or Save]. If you wish to send the still image without changes, select [Send images unchanged]. Normally select [Resize and compress images into JPEG]. - [Resize Image]: Select the reduction ratio to the original still image. - [Image quality]: The lower the quality, the coarser becomes the still image and smaller the file size.
Running a Slide Show You can view selected still images in a slide show. Movies cannot be selected for a slide show. Click [View & Classify] in the Main Window. Click [View as a Slide Show]. Select the images and click [Setup Slide Show]. Using Various Functions...
Select the slide show settings. • [Image Size]: Select the size of the still images. • [Image Information]: Select to show image information such as file name or title. • [Advance to Next Slide]: Select to advance manually or automatically. When you select “Every 3 seconds”, you can select the interval in the control below (from 1 to 120 seconds).
Select images shot in Stitch Assist mode. To use PhotoStitch, images need to be shot in Stitch Assist mode. To download images, please refer to Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX) ( 18). Click [Edit]. Using Various Functions...
Click [Stitch Photos]. PhotoStitch starts. Arrange the order of the images and click [2. Merge]. Operational instructions are displayed in the upper section of the window. Click [Start]. Using Various Functions...
Select [3. Save] and then click [Save]. • Select the destination folder, input the file name and click [Save]. • In the View the Saved Image? window, click [Yes]. The Viewer window opens and displays the merged image. • To exit PhotoStitch, from the [File] menu, select [Exit]. You can record the surroundings in 360 degrees, and stitch them together later to form a 360-degrees cylinder.
Click [Print] in the Main Window. Click [Layout Print]. When you wish to print an index, select [Contact Sheet Print]. Select the still image you wish to print and click [Select Captions for Printing]. Using Various Functions...
Select the image information you wish to include in the print and click [Open Layout Print]. • PhotoRecord starts. • Place a check mark beside the items you wish include in the print. • If you wish to add a comment, select a still image and enter a comment in the Properties window by clicking (Properties).
Click [Select Paper] and select the media type, paper size and page orientation. • If you click [Decorate Album], you can change the theme (a consistent design for background, photo frames and text frames), or set the design elements individually. When you set the design elements individually, make sure to select the target page.
Adding Sound to an Image You can add a sound to an image. The sound file needs to be in WAVE format (extension “.wav”) or in MIDI format (extension “.mid” or “.midi”). The sound cannot be played back on the camcorder. In the Main Window, select an image and select [Add/ Remove Sound] from the [Edit] menu.
Applying the Camcorder Settings from the Computer Customizing the My Camera Settings • The start-up image, start-up sound, shutter sound, operation sound and self- timer sound are called the My Camera Settings. ZoomBrowser EX already contains several My Camera Settings which can be selected in theme sets or individually.
Click [Set My Camera]. The [My Camera] window appears. For individual Selects the type of the Displays the settings. My Camera Setttings. My Camera Settings of For setting in the camcorder. theme sets. Displays the Plays back the My Camera sound setting Settings saved selected in the...
Changing the My Camera Settings of the Camcorder In the [My Camera] window, select the theme set you wish to change in the [MyComputer] list. • To change the settings individually, select the [Set individually] tab and select the setting type in the [Data Type] list. •...
On the confirmation window, click [OK]. • The selected setting is uploaded to the My Camera setting of the camcorder. • If you wish to use this setting on the camcorder, change the My Camera Setting on the camcorder itself. Refer to the Camcorder Instruction Manual for details.
Select the file you wish to add and click [Open]. The selected file appears in the [My Computer] list. You can now save the newly added file to the camcorder using the procedures described in Changing the My Camera Settings of the Camcorder ( 73).
Click [Set individually] and [Create a My Camera Sound]. The My Camera Sound Maker window appears. Click the tab of the sound type you wish to create and click [Record]. To begin recording, click the [Start] button. Applying the Camcorder Settings from the Computer...
Click the [Stop] button to stop recording, and click [Close]. Recording stops automatically after 30 seconds. Edit the sound data so that it confirms to the time limits. • Select the sound type by clicking the [Sound Format] button. • When a message appears in the center of the window, adjust the length of the recording to conform with the time limits by moving the blue and red switches and clicking the [Cut] button.
Click the [Save] tab, check if the sound file was created and click [Save]. Input a file name and click [OK]. • The created sound file appears in the [MyComputer] list. • You can now save the newly created sound file to the camcorder using the procedures described in Changing the My Camera Settings of the Camcorder 73).
When you are using a SD memory card, make sure the protect switch is set to allow recording. Connect the camcorder to the computer ( 16). Select [Canon CameraWindow Downloads Images From Canon Camera] and click [OK]. Applying the Camcorder Settings from the Computer...
Click the [Set to Camera] tab and click [Set Slide Show/ DPOF]. • When connecting a PC card reader/writer, click the [Set to Memory Card] tab and click [Set Slide Show/DPOF]. • The slide show function of the camcorder cannot be used. Click [Print Order(DPOF)] and select a print type from the drop-down list.
Select the still images you wish to print and the number of copies. Click [Save to Camera]. The DPOF print settings will be saved to the memory card. The Edit Slide/DPOF window allows print settings on up to 998 still mages. With some camcorders, DPOF print settings are limited to a maximum of 200 still images.
Connect the camcorder to the computer ( 16). Select [Canon CameraWindow Downloads Images From Canon Camera] and click [OK]. Click the [Set to Camera] tab and click [Confirms/changes camera settings].
Change the settings of the camcorder and click [OK]. Input a camcorder owner name here (up to 31 characters). Set the date and time here. Click this button to synchronize the camcorder to the computer's date and time settings. Check the power status here. Check the remaining memory card capacity here.
Uninstall all programs in [Canon Utilities] when you have uninstalled ZoomBrowser EX. PhotoRecord and PhotoStitch can be removed with the same procedure. RemoteCapture Task and RAW Image Task are used with Canon digital cameras. The camcorder does not support these programs. Uninstalling the Software...
3. Turn the camcorder POWER switch to OFF and remove the USB cable from the computer. 4. Click the Windows [Start] menu and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [DV TWAIN Driver x.x] and [TWAIN Driver Uninstall]. A version number appears in place of “x.x”.
Functions and System Requirements of Canon USB Video Driver Functions Capturing movies from the tape to the computer by connecting Hi-Speed USB 2.0. Camcorder Categories OPTURA 60 OPTURA500 System Requirements Windows XP Home Edition or Professional (Service Pack 1 or 2...
Installing the Canon USB Video Driver OPTURA 60 Set the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK in the computer’s CD-ROM drive. • The installer panel opens automatically. • If the installer panel does not open automatically, use the following procedures to display it.
When the InstallShield Wizard appears, click [Next]. Read the license agreements and click [Yes]. When the confirmation window appears, click [Yes]. Confirm the target folder and click [Next]. Installing the Canon USB Video Driver OPTURA 60...
Connect the power adapter to the camcorder. Set the camcorder to PLAY (VCR) mode. Connect the camcorder to the computer using the USB cable. Select [Install the software automatically (Recommended)] and click [Next]. Installing the Canon USB Video Driver OPTURA 60...
Video] and [Canon USB Video Record] will be installed automatically. Check if the driver has been installed correctly. From the [start] menu, select [My Computer] and check if the [Canon USB Video] icon appears. If the icon does not appear, the installation has not been completed properly.
Uninstallation of the Canon USB Video Driver OPTURA 60 Use the following procedures to remove the driver. Use the procedures below for the following circumstances too. - If you do not find the [Scanners and Cameras] icon in the [Printers and Other Hardware].
1) Right-click the mouse button on the respective item and select [Uninstall]. Depending on your camcorder model, [Canon USB Video Record] may not be displayed. In such case, delete [Canon USB Video] and [Canon USB Video Control]. Uninstallation of the Canon USB Video Driver OPTURA 60...
2) In the confirmation dialog, click [OK] and close [System Properties] and [Device Manager]. Close all windows and restart the computer. The uninstall process is complete. Uninstallation of the Canon USB Video Driver OPTURA 60...
Troubleshooting Connection Camcorder is not recognized when connected to the computer. Computer does not support the USB interface. The USB interface is not supported for computer not in compliance with the following requirements. Acquire the necessary system to use the USB interface.
- If you do not find [Scanners and Cameras] in the [Control Panel] or [Printers and Other Hardware]. - If [Canon Camera] or your camcorder model name does not appear in the [Scanners and Cameras Properties] or [Scanners and Cameras].
[Other Devices] and/or [Imaging Devices] categories, use the following procedures to delete it. 1. Select [Canon Camera] or the name of the camcorder model, right-click the mouse button and select [Delete]. 2. In the confirmation dialog, click [OK].
Click each [Oem*inf] file until you find one that contains “*** Canon Camera Driver Setup File***” in its first line. When you find the correct file, note down its name and close the Notepad window.
1. In Windows Explorer, open the [Program Files] folder under the folder in which you installed ZoomBrowser EX 4 or higher (C:\Program Files\ Canon\ZoomBrowser EX\Program\Image Library One). 2. Select the image folder you wish to display and copy the folder to a different destination.