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D I G I T A L
Software Starter Guide
For Use with the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Version 4
To Download Images to a Computer
Install the Software
Connect the Camera to a Computer
Start the Software and Download Images
Start ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) or ImageBrowser (Macintosh computers)
and load images onto the computer.
Installing the USB Driver
The USB driver must be installed to connect the camera to a computer (Windows) via a USB
interface.
To install the USB driver the easy way, ensure that you install the software before you
connect the camera to the computer. This will install the correct USB driver automatically.
• This guide explains the installation method and features of the software for loading and
processing images on a computer that have been shot with a Canon digital camera.
For detailed instructions on how to use the softwares, see the help files of each software.
• Read the agreement in this guide before using the software on the supplied CD-ROM.
By using the software, you agree to be bound by the terms of the agreement.
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  • Page 1 • This guide explains the installation method and features of the software for loading and processing images on a computer that have been shot with a Canon digital camera. For detailed instructions on how to use the softwares, see the help files of each software.
  • Page 2 3. SUPPORT AND UPDATES: Canon is not responsible for providing maintenance or • Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a support for use of the SOFTWARE. No updates, fixes or support will be made available mistaken operation or malfunction of the camera, the software, the CompactFlash™...
  • Page 3 Agreement constitutes a waiver of the rights of Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors under such laws. Nothing contained in Paragraph 1 shall be construed to give Canon any ownership rights in any images, graphics or textual material that you save in connection with the Software.
  • Page 4: Safety Precautions

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing a Canon digital camera. This guide explains how to use the software bundled with your camera. Where to Find Instructions for Attaching Your Camera to a Computer Models Where to Find the Instructions PowerShot Pro90 IS...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Using the Software on the Windows Platform Introducing the Software ............2 Camera and Software Compatibility ........5 System Requirements ..............6 Installing/Uninstalling the Software .......... 7 Installing the USB Driver ............. 9 Using ZoomBrowser EX the First Time (From Loading to Printing) ............. 11 Using Additional ZoomBrowser EX Functions ......
  • Page 6: Introducing The Software

    • Allows you to effortlessly place frames or backgrounds around your images for artistic effect. • Allows you to place titles or captions anywhere on the page. • Lets you create your own exclusive photo albums. • Creates layouts conforming to Canon Perforated Paper dimensions.
  • Page 7 • Allows interval shooting with custom interval and frame settings. TWAIN Drivers Canon Digital Camera USB TWAIN Driver (For Windows 98/Me/2000) Canon Digital Camera RS-232C TWAIN Driver These are the driver utility programs that work within TWAIN-compliant application programs, such as Adobe Photoshop, to load camera images directly into the application program.
  • Page 8: Arcsoft Photoimpression

    USB WIA Driver Canon Digital Camera USB WIA Driver (For Windows Me) As the driver software for the USB interface, it can automatically start Windows’ Scanners and Cameras Wizard and download images to the computer. It can also display the images in the camera as thumbnails in Windows Explorer, allowing them to be effortlessly downloaded just by copying them to a folder.
  • Page 9: Camera And Software Compatibility

    Camera and Software Compatibility The Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk contains a number of software programs and drivers. Check the chart below for the compatibility of your particular camera model with each program’s special functions. Model PowerShot Series EOS D30...
  • Page 10: System Requirements

    • QuickTime 3.0 or a later version is required to replay movies captured by the camera or to save images merged with PhotoStitch in the QuickTime VR format. • QuickTime 4.1 is contained on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. • A sound card is required to replay soundtracks for movie files.
  • Page 11: Installing/Uninstalling The Software

    Precaution about the USB Interface • Ensure that you install the software from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk onto the computer before you attach the camera to the computer’s USB port. If you attach the camera to the USB port after installing the software, it will automatically select the correct USB driver.
  • Page 12: Uninstalling The Software

    • To remove the installed software, click the Windows [Start] menu and select [Settings], [Control Panel] and [Add / Remove Programs]. ZoomBrowser EX can also be uninstalled by clicking the [Start] menu and selecting [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [ZoomBrowser EX], and [ZoomBrowser EX Uninstall]. (PhotoRecord, PhotoStitch and RemoteCapture can be removed with the same procedures.)
  • Page 13: Installing The Usb Driver

    (Preinstalled Windows 98/Me/2000 Systems Only) Notes Regarding Installation • Ensure that you install the contents of the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk before you attach the camera to the computer’s USB port. This will allow the automatic selection of the correct USB driver.
  • Page 14 Windows Me or Windows 2000 Users If the “Digital Signature Not Found” message displays partway through installation, follow the procedures below. 1. Click the [Yes] button if the “Digital Signature Not Found” message displays. Your camera model name will appear here. 2.
  • Page 15: Using Zoombrowser Ex The First Time (From Loading To Printing)

    2. Set the camera to the mode for communicating with a computer. After a moment, an event dialog will allow you to select an application program to start. 3. Select [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] and click the [OK] button. Your camera model name will appear here.
  • Page 16 Computer ( p. ii) for connection instructions. 2. Start ZoomBrowser EX. Double-click the [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] icon on the desktop to start the program. Canon ZoomBrowser EX Icon If the [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] icon does not appear on the desktop, click the Windows [Start] button and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [ZoomBrowser EX] and [ZoomBrowser EX].
  • Page 17: Serial Interface

    2. Set the camera to the mode for communicating with a computer. 3. Start ZoomBrowser EX. Double-click the [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] icon on the desktop to start the program. Canon ZoomBrowser EX Icon If the [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] icon does not appear on...
  • Page 18: The Zoombrowser Ex Camera Window

    The ZoomBrowser EX Camera Window The Camera Window will open when a connection to a camera or CF card is initiated. Thumbnail (small) images will display. An image of the connected Thumbnail camera or CF card will display. Setup Options Button Delete Button Upload Button Sets various camera...
  • Page 19 Loading and Saving Images from the Camera 1. Create a new folder in which to save the images from the camera. In the Tree View, right-click the [Image Library One] folder, select [New Folder] from the pop-up menu and input a folder name. Tree View 2.
  • Page 20 • You can also download images to the computer by dragging them from the Camera Window and dropping them on the Browser Display Area or Tree View. Browser Display Area “RAW” will display on RAW images. Tree View The movie icon will display on movie...
  • Page 21: Printing Images

    Printing Images 1. Select the image(s) you wish to print and click the [Print Layout] button. • Movie images cannot be printed. • You must convert RAW images before printing them ( pp. 40-41, 52-54). Print Layout Button The PhotoRecord printing utility will start and automatically display the selected image(s) in a page layout.
  • Page 22: Using Additional Zoombrowser Ex Functions

    Using Additional ZoomBrowser EX Functions This section explains the additional features of ZoomBrowser EX. Please refer to the ZoomBrowser EX Help file for more details. Some of the software functions are not supported by all of the camera models. Please check the Camera and Software Compatibility chart to confirm your camera’s compatibility.
  • Page 23 Zooming a Single Image Double-click an image in the Browser Display Area to display it in the Image Viewer. Double-click the target image. Edit Panel Button About the Image Viewer Edit Panel • The edit panel displays when you click Edit Panel button in the Image Viewer. Crop Button Drag the cursor to select the crop area...
  • Page 24: Replaying Movies

    Double-click a thumbnail with the movie icon to start QuickTime Player and replay the movie. • If QuickTime 3.0 or a later version is not already installed, install it from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. Displaying Images in Chronological Order Select a folder or some images, click the [View] menu and select [TimeTunnel].
  • Page 25 Showing Images in a Slide Show The slide show function displays images saved onto the computer disk one-by-one at full-screen size as if they were part of a slide show. 1. Click the [View] menu and select [Slide Show Options]. 2.
  • Page 26: Organizing Images

    Organizing Images Changing the File Location You can move an image file by dragging and dropping it onto another folder icon. Drag an image from the Browser Display Area to another folder in the Tree View. Browser Display Area You can also drag and drop images within the Browser Display Area.
  • Page 27: Erasing Images

    Erasing Images An image cannot be recovered after it is erased. Double-check to make sure you have the right images before erasing. Erasing Images Singly 1. Select the target image in the Browser Display Area and click the [Delete] button. A confirmation dialog will display.
  • Page 28: Saving Computer Images To A Cf Card In The Camera

    Saving Computer Images to a CF Card in the Camera 1. Open the Camera Window. ( pp. 11-14) 2. Click the [Upload] button in the Camera Window. The “Upload Images from Disk” dialog will display. 3. Select the images from the computer and click the [Open] button. The “Save to Camera”...
  • Page 29: Editing The Print Order Settings (Dpof)

    • A warning message will display if ZoomBrowser EX encounters print settings data it does not support on a CF card with print settings created by a non-Canon brand DPOF-compliant digital camera. If any print settings on such a card are changed, all of them will be overwritten by ZoomBrowser EX and lost.
  • Page 30: Sending Images Via E-Mail

    Sending Images via E-mail You can send images as attachments to e-mail messages. You can adjust the image size and compression to reduce the file size for transmission. 1. Select the target image(s) in the Browser Display Area. 2. Click the [File] menu and select [Send Image(s) by E-Mail]. 3.
  • Page 31: Merging Panoramic Images With Photostitch

    Images Shot in Stitch Assist Mode • PhotoStitch automatically arranges images shot with the Stitch Assist mode of Canon digital cameras in the correct order and orientation, making it easy to merge these images. Stitch Assist mode images display in the Camera Window as shown below.
  • Page 32: Editing And Applying Special Effects To Images

    Editing and Applying Special Effects to Images Adobe Photoshop LE 1. Confirm that Adobe Photoshop LE has been installed. 2. Select an image from the Browser Display Area of ZoomBrowser EX. 3. Click the [Edit] menu and select [Edit Image using Adobe Photoshop]. Please refer to the Adobe Photoshop LE Help file and electronic guide (User Guide.pdf) for instructions for this program.
  • Page 33: Editing Movies

    ArcSoft PhotoImpression 1. Confirm that ArcSoft PhotoImpression has been installed. 2. Select an image from the Browser Display Area of ZoomBrowser EX. 3. Click the [Edit] menu and select [Edit Image using ArcSoft PhotoImpression]. Please refer to the ArcSoft PhotoImpression Help file for instructions for this program.
  • Page 34: Printing Images

    Printing Images • Select a folder or image(s) for printing from the Browser Display Area or Camera Window and click the [Print Layout] button to start the PhotoRecord program. • You can also click the button while an image is displayed in a slide show to add a print mark to it.
  • Page 35: Creating A New Album

    Creating a New Album The PhotoRecord layouts with titles and captions can be saved as albums. Moreover, PhotoRecord includes a variety of templates, making it easy to create beautiful albums. 1. To save an album, click the PhotoRecord [File] menu and select [Save As]. 2.
  • Page 36 Printing on Canon Perforated Paper The [Canon Perforated paper printing] option will be selectable in the Album Settings dialog if you are using a Canon BJ printer that supports Canon Perforated Paper media. Canon Perforated Paper has perforations at the preset dimensions allowing you to print at the specified size and simply tear along the perforated lines to produce an image with the appearance of a finished photo print.
  • Page 37: Shooting With Remotecapture

    Shooting with RemoteCapture RemoteCapture will start if you click the ZoomBrowser EX [Edit] menu and select [RemoteCapture] when the camera is connected to the computer via a USB port. RemoteCapture lets you activate the camera’s shutter button remotely from the computer. The captured image is automatically saved into the currently selected ZoomBrowser EX folder.
  • Page 38 About the RemoteCapture Control Buttons The control buttons are used to shoot, delete and display images. Click here to trigger the camera and take a shot. The image is automatically saved to the computer. Pushing the camera’s shutter button directly will also save the image to the computer.
  • Page 39 Precautions when Shooting with RemoteCapture • If your computer is set to go into standby mode, there is no guarantee that RemoteCapture will continue to function after the computer has entered standby mode. Always turn off the standby function before you start shooting with RemoteCapture.
  • Page 40 Changing the Save Location and Other Preferences The Preferences dialog can be opened by clicking the RemoteCapture [File] menu and selecting [Preferences]. This dialog can be used to change the save location and settings. Selects whether the image is saved only on the computer or on the camera’s CF card too.
  • Page 41: Converting Raw Images

    Converting RAW Images The RAW format records the image data as captured by the camera’s image sensor without further processing by the camera. Although the data is compressed when recorded, the original data can be completely restored without any loss of quality, making it possible to obtain high-quality images.
  • Page 42: Restore The Database

    RAW Image Parameter Settings Dialog Preview Area Click this and a white point of the image in the Preview Area to set it as the value for the white balance. Parameter setting selections are reflected in the preview image. Placing a check here applies linear processing to the contrast, sharpness and color saturation, and allows the...
  • Page 43: Loading Images With Twain-Compliant Programs

    Loading Images with TWAIN-Compliant Programs This section explains how to load images with TWAIN-compliant application programs, such as ArcSoft PhotoImpression, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition. Using ArcSoft PhotoImpression Installing the Software Installing the TWAIN Driver This program is required to load camera images into TWAIN-compliant application programs.
  • Page 44 [PhotoImpression]. ArcSoft PhotoImpression will start. 4. Click the [Get Photo] button. 5. Click the [Camera/Scanner] button. 6. Select [Canon Digital Camera RS-232C] from the [Select Source] option and click the button The TWAIN driver will start. 7. Click the [Communication Settings] button.
  • Page 45: Using Adobe Photoshop Le

    Using Adobe Photoshop LE Installing the Software Installing the TWAIN Driver This program is required to load camera images into the TWAIN-compliant application programs. For instructions, see “Installing/Uninstalling the Software” ( p. 7) or “Installing the USB Driver” ( p. 9). Installing Adobe Photoshop LE Place the Adobe Photoshop LE CD-ROM in the drive, double-click [My Computer] on the Windows desktop, followed by the [Photosle] CD-ROM icon, the [English] and...
  • Page 46 3. Click the [File] menu and select [Import] and [Select TWAIN_32 Source] 4. Choose an appropriate source and click [Select]. Select either [Canon XXX USB], where the XXX represents your camera model name, or [Canon Digital Camera RS-232C] as the source as appropriate.
  • Page 47: Using Adobe Photodeluxe Home Edition

    Using Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition Installing the Software Installing the TWAIN Driver This program is required to load camera images into the TWAIN-compliant application programs. For instructions, see “Installing/Uninstalling the Software” ( p. 7) or “Installing the USB Driver” ( p.
  • Page 48 4. Click [Get Photo] from the icons that display and select [Cameras]. 5. Click the [1 Camera] tab. In the [Camera Models] option, confirm that [Canon XXX USB] (XXX will be replaced by your camera model name) or [Canon Digital Camera RS-232C] is selected. If several models are listed, select the one that corresponds to your camera.
  • Page 49 Guide to the TWAIN Driver Window Preferences Button Rotate 90 Degrees Buttons Set RAW Param. Button Rotates the selected image Sets the image quality Displays and changes the image transmission settings. ( p. 51) left or right 90 degrees. settings for RAW images p.
  • Page 50: Loading Images

    Loading Images The TWAIN Driver can display still images only. Please start ZoomBrowser EX to download movies to the computer. Downloading Images from the Camera 1. Click the [Camera] button. The camera images will appear in the Thumbnail Display Area. 2.
  • Page 51 Downloading Images with Windows Me via WIA driver If you have installed the WIA Driver for Windows Me, you can use the following procedures to download images very easily. • Using the Scanners and Cameras Wizard 1. Connect the camera to the computer’s USB port. The Scanners and Cameras Wizard will automatically appear.
  • Page 52: Setting The Parameters (Eos D30 Only)

    Setting the Parameters (EOS D30 Only) Up to three sets of parameters for loading images can be set in the TWAIN Driver using the Parameter Settings dialog in addition to the parameters already set on the camera. Please see the Camera User Guide to learn how to select the parameters for the camera that are set with the computer.
  • Page 53: Converting Raw Images

    Converting RAW Images The RAW format records the image data as captured by the camera’s image sensor without further processing by the camera. Although the data is compressed when recorded, the original data can be completely restored without any loss of quality, making it possible to obtain high-quality images.
  • Page 54 4. Click the [Acquire] button. The RAW image will be converted according to the specified parameters and the data will be sent to softwares such as Adobe Photoshop LE at 8 bits per RGB channel. To learn how to change the file transmission format, please see “How to Change the File Transmission Format”...
  • Page 55 RAW Image Parameter Settings Dialog Preview Area Click this and a white point of the image in the Preview Area to set it as the value for the white balance. Parameter setting selections are reflected in the preview image. Placing a check here applies linear processing to the contrast, sharpness and color saturation, and allows the...
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting The Usb Driver Installation

    Troubleshooting the USB Driver Installation Check This First Is the camera connected to the computer correctly? Refer to Where to Find Instructions for Attaching Your Camera to a Computer ( p. ii) for connection instructions. Is the camera power on? Is the battery charge sufficient? We suggest that you use the AC adapter to power a camera connected to a computer.
  • Page 57 3a. If you installed the software with the installer, then connected the camera to the computer and installed the USB Driver: Click the [Start] menu and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [Digital Camera USB Driver] and [USB Driver Uninstall]. The uninstallation process is complete.
  • Page 58 Windows operating system. 6. Double-click the [Other] folder inside the [Inf] folder. 7. Find and delete the [Canon.IncCanon_DC], [Canon.IncCanonDC1] or [Canon.IncCanonDC2] file. Skip this step if this file is not present in the [Other] folder.
  • Page 59: Windows 2000

    3a. If you installed the software with the installer, then connected the camera to the computer and installed the USB Driver: Click the [Start] menu and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [Digital Camera USB Driver] and [USB Driver Uninstall]. The installation process is complete.
  • Page 60 6. Search for the [Oem*] files for Canon digital cameras. Double-click a file to open it in the Windows Notepad accessory and look for [;*** Canon Digital Camera USB Setup File ****] in the first line. If you find it, note down the file name and close Notepad.
  • Page 61 Using the Software on the Macintosh Platform Introducing the Software ............58 Camera and Software Compatibility ........61 System Requirements ............... 62 Installing / Uninstalling the Software........63 Using ImageBrowser the First Time (From Loading to Printing) ............. 65 Using Additional ImageBrowser Functions ......73 Displaying Images ..............
  • Page 62: Introducing The Software

    This section introduces the powerful software programs for the Macintosh platform contained on the CD-ROM included with the camera. Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Some camera models do not support some of the software functions. Please check the Camera and Software Compatibility chart to confirm the compatibility of your camera.
  • Page 63 • Allows interval shooting with custom interval and frame settings. Plug-In Module Canon Digital Camera Plug-In Module The Plug-In Module is the driver utility program that works within plug-in compliant application programs, such as Adobe Photoshop LE or Adobe PhotoDeluxe, to load camera images directly into the application program.
  • Page 64 ArcSoft Camera Suite CD-ROM* ArcSoft PhotoImpression • Allows you to edit and apply special effects to images as well as effortlessly create greeting cards and calendars. ArcSoft VideoImpression • Allows you to effortlessly edit and save movies, making it easy to integrate movie clips and stills into a single movie or delete frames.
  • Page 65: Camera And Software Compatibility

    Camera and Software Compatibility The Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk contains a number of software programs and drivers. Check the chart below for the compatibility of your particular camera model with each program’s special functions. Model PowerShot Series EOS D30...
  • Page 66: System Requirements

    • A CD-ROM drive is required to install the software. • QuickTime 4.1 is contained on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. • Plug-In Module is compatible with Adobe Photoshop 3.0 and later versions. • ArcSoft PhotoImpression and ArcSoft VideoImpression require Mac OS 8.5 or higher.
  • Page 67: Installing/Uninstalling The Software

    Installing/Uninstalling the Software Installing from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk 1. Close any programs that are running. 2. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive. 3. Double-click the [CD-ROM] icon and the [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icon.
  • Page 68 To uninstall a program, drag its folders to the Trash. Be careful, however, not to accidentally delete any of your images that may be stored in these folders. For instructions on how to uninstall the Plug-In Module, open the [Canon Utilities] folder and [Digital Camera Plug-In] folder and read the [ReadMe] file.
  • Page 69: Starting Imagebrowser

    Using ImageBrowser the First Time (From Loading to Printing) This section provides a simple explanation of the procedures for using ImageBrowser to perform each of the steps from loading to printing. Please refer to the ImageBrowser Help file for more details. Some camera models do not support all of the connection interfaces.
  • Page 70 Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop to start the program. Canon ImageBrowser Icon If the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon does not appear on the desktop, open the [Canon Utilities] folder and [ImageBrowser] folder and double-click the [ImageBrowser] icon. 3. Double-click the [DCIM] folder in the Explorer View Section.
  • Page 71 3. Start ImageBrowser. Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop to start the program. Canon ImageBrowser Icon If the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon does not appear on the desktop, open the [Canon Utilities] folder and [ImageBrowser] folder and double-click the [ImageBrowser] icon.
  • Page 72: The Imagebrowser Camera Window

    The ImageBrowser Camera Window The Camera Window will open when a connection to a camera or CF card is initiated. Thumbnail (small) images will display. An image of the connected Thumbnail camera or CF card will display. Setup Options Button Delete Button Upload Button Sets various camera...
  • Page 73 Loading and Saving Images from the Camera 1. Select [Macintosh HD] in the Explorer View Section. Explorer View Section 2. Create a new folder in which to save the images from the camera. Open the [File] menu and select [New Folder]. A folder with the name “Untitled” will be created.
  • Page 74 4. Select the images that you wish to download from the Camera Window and click the [Download] button. Click the thumbnail you wish to select or press [Shift] and click to select multiple thumbnails. Thumbnail “RAW” will display on RAW images. The movie icon will display on...
  • Page 75: Print Window

    Printing Images 1. Select the image(s) you wish to print and click the [Print Layout] button. • Movie images cannot be printed. • You must convert RAW images before printing them (pp. 88-89, 99-101). The Print window will display with the images arranged in an auto layout. 2.
  • Page 76 3. Set the photo size and click [OK]. Printing on Canon Perforated Paper The [Canon Perforated Paper] option will be selectable in the Layout Options dialog if you are using a Canon BJ printer that supports Canon Perforated Paper media. Canon...
  • Page 77: Using Additional Imagebrowser Functions

    Using Additional ImageBrowser Functions This section explains the additional features of ImageBrowser. Please refer to the ImageBrowser Help file for more details. Some of the software functions are not supported by all of the camera models. Please check the Camera and Software Compatibility chart to confirm your camera’s compatibility.
  • Page 78 Replaying Movies Double-click a thumbnail with the movie icon to start QuickTime Player and replay the movie. Displaying Images in Chronological Order Select a folder, choose the [Display] menu and select [Switch to TimeTunnel]. All of the images in the selected folder will display in a time tunnel. To return to the Browser Window, choose the [Display] menu and select [Switch to Browser View].
  • Page 79 Showing Images in a Slide Show The slide show function displays images saved onto the computer disk one-by-one at full-screen size as if they were part of a slide show. 1. Click the [Display] menu and select [Slide Show Options]. 2.
  • Page 80: Organizing Images

    Organizing Images Changing the File Location You can move an image file or folder by dragging and dropping it in another location. (a) Drag and drop images from the Browser Window to another folder in the Explorer View Section. Explorer View Section The file or folder will move to the item outlined in blue.
  • Page 81: Erasing Images

    Erasing Images Erasing Images Singly Select the target image in the Browser Window and click the [Send to Trash] button. Erasing Images by Folder 1. Click the target folder in the Explorer View Section. The images in the folder will display in the Browser Window. 2.
  • Page 82: Saving Computer Images To A Cf Card In The Camera

    Saving Computer Images to a CF Card in the Camera 1. Open the Camera Window. ( pp. 68-70) 2. Click the [Upload] button in the Camera Window. The “Select Images to Add” dialog will display. 3. Select the images from the computer and click the [Open] button. The “Save to Camera”...
  • Page 83: Editing The Print Order Settings (Dpof)

    • A warning message will display if ImageBrowser encounters print settings data it does not support on a CF card with print settings created by a non-Canon brand DPOF-compliant digital camera. If any print settings on such a card are changed, all of them will be overwritten by ImageBrowser and lost.
  • Page 84: Adjusting Images For Transmission By E-Mail

    Adjusting Images for Transmission by E-mail You can adjust the image size and compression to reduce the file size of an image for transmission as an e-mail attachment. 1. Select the target image(s) in the Browser Window. 2. Click the [File] menu and select [Create Image for Email]. 3.
  • Page 85: Merging Panoramic Images With Photostitch

    Images Shot in Stitch Assist Mode • PhotoStitch automatically arranges images shot with the Stitch Assist mode of Canon digital cameras in the correct order and orientation, making it easy to merge these images. Stitch Assist mode images display in the Camera Window as shown below.
  • Page 86: Editing And Applying Special Effects To Images

    Editing and Applying Special Effects to Images ArcSoft PhotoImpression 1. Confirm that ArcSoft PhotoImpression has been installed. 2. Select an image from the Browser Window of ImageBrowser. 3. Click the [Edit] menu and select [ArcSoft PhotoImpression]. Please refer to the ArcSoft PhotoImpression Help file for instructions for this program. 4.
  • Page 87: Editing Movies

    Editing Movies ArcSoft VideoImpression 1. Confirm that ArcSoft VideoImpression has been installed. 2. Double-click the [VideoImpression] icon in the folder in which it was installed. ArcSoft VideoImpression will start. 3. Click the [New] button, add a movie or still image to the storyboard (a board like a film) and perform the edit.
  • Page 88: Shooting With Remotecapture

    Shooting with RemoteCapture RemoteCapture will start if you click the ImageBrowser [Edit] menu and select [RemoteCapture] when the camera is connected to the computer via a USB port. RemoteCapture lets you activate the camera’s shutter button remotely from the computer. The captured image is automatically saved into the currently selected ImageBrowser folder.
  • Page 89 About the RemoteCapture Control Buttons The control buttons are used to shoot, delete and display images. Click here to trigger the camera and take a shot. The image is automatically saved to the computer. Pushing the camera’s shutter button directly will also save the image to the computer.
  • Page 90 Precautions when Shooting with RemoteCapture • If your computer is set to go into sleep mode, there is no guarantee that RemoteCapture will continue to function after the computer has entered sleep mode. Always turn off the sleep function before you start shooting with RemoteCapture.
  • Page 91 Changing the Save Location and Other Preferences The Preferences dialog can be opened by clicking the RemoteCapture [File] menu and selecting [Preferences]. This dialog can be used to change the save location and settings. Selects whether the image is saved only on the computer or on the camera’s CF card too.
  • Page 92: Converting Raw Images

    Converting RAW Images The RAW format records the image data as captured by the camera’s image sensor without further processing by the camera. Although the data is compressed when recorded, the original data can be completely restored without any loss of quality, making it possible to obtain high-quality images.
  • Page 93 RAW Image Parameter Settings Dialog Preview Area Click this and a white point of the image in the Preview Area to set it as the value for the white balance. Parameter setting selections are reflected in the preview image. Displays the image in the Resets the image quality Preview Area at full size.
  • Page 94: Loading Images With Plug-In Compliant Application Programs

    Copying Plug-In Module to the [Plug-Ins] Folder 1. Open the [Canon Utilities] and [Digital Camera Plug-In] folders. 2. Copy the [Canon Digital Camera Plug-In] file to the Adobe Photoshop LE [Import / Export] folder. Open the [Adobe Photoshop LE], [Plug-Ins] and [Import / Export] folders and copy the [Canon Digital Camera] file into the [Import / Export] folder.
  • Page 95 What to Do if the “ImageBrowser not found” Dialog Appears If you install only the Canon Digital Camera Plug-In Module without ImageBrowser, the “ImageBrowser not found” dialog may display. If this happens, use the following procedures to prevent ImageBrowser from attempting to start automatically.
  • Page 96: Downloading Images From The Camera

    Plug-In Module can display still images only. Please start ImageBrowser to download movies to the computer. Downloading Images from the Camera 1. Click the Adobe Photoshop LE [File] menu and select [Import] and [Canon Digital Camera Plug-In]. Plug-In Module will Start. 2. Click the icon and set the communication settings.
  • Page 97 Guide to the Plug-In Module Window Preferences Button Display Style Button Displays and changes the Changes the shape of the image transmission thumbnail display area. settings. ( p. 101) Rotate 90 Degrees Buttons Rotates selected image left or right Camera Settings Button 90 degrees.
  • Page 98: Using Adobe Photodeluxe

    Copying Plug-In Module to the [Plug-Ins] Folder 1. Open the [Canon Utilities] and [Digital Camera Plug-In] folders. 2. Copy the [Canon Digital Camera Plug-In] file to the Adobe PhotoDeluxe [Import / Export] folder. Starting Adobe PhotoDeluxe Connecting the Camera to a USB Port 1.
  • Page 99 What to Do if the “ImageBrowser not found” Dialog Appears If you install only the Canon Digital Camera Plug-In Module without ImageBrowser, the “ImageBrowser not found” dialog may display. If this happens, use the following procedures to prevent ImageBrowser from attempting to start automatically.
  • Page 100 1. Click the [Get Photo] button at the upper left of the window. 2. Click [Get Photo] from the tab that displays and select [Cameras]. 3. In the Select Input Source dialog, select [Canon Digital Camera Plug-In] and click the [OK] button.
  • Page 101 Guide to the Plug-In Module Window Preferences Button Display Style Button Displays and changes Changes the shape of the the image transmission thumbnail display area. settings. ( p. 101) Rotate 90 Degrees Buttons Rotates selected image left or right Camera Settings Button 90 degrees.
  • Page 102: Setting The Parameters (Eos D30 Only)

    Setting the Parameters (EOS D30 Only) Up to three sets of parameters for loading images can be set in the Plug-In Module using the Parameter Settings dialog in addition to the parameters already set on the camera. Please see the Camera User’s Guide to learn how to select the parameters for the camera that are set with the computer.
  • Page 103: Converting Raw Images

    Converting RAW Images The RAW format records the image data as captured by the camera’s image sensor without further processing by the camera. Although the data is compressed when recorded, the original data can be completely restored without any loss of quality, making it possible to obtain high-quality images.
  • Page 104 Converting RAW Images with Quality Adjustment 1. Select a RAW image. Select a RAW image from the Thumbnail Display Area of the Plug-In Module. 2. Click the Plug-In Module [RAW] button. The RAW Image Parameter Settings dialog will display. 3. Select the quality settings and click [OK]. When an image is adjusted, the “RAW”...
  • Page 105 RAW Image Parameter Settings Dialog Preview Area Click this and a white point of the image in the Preview Area to set it as the value for the white balance. Parameter setting selections are reflected in the preview image. Displays the image in the Resets the image quality settings to the Preview Area at full size.
  • Page 106: Troubleshooting The Computer Connection

    Normally you should not need to change this setting, but set it to a lower speed if you try everything else and still cannot load images. If these remedies do not work, please contact the nearest Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
  • Page 107: Customer Support

    Fax: (02154) 495-489 No.1 Jalan Kilang Timor, #09-00, Pacific Tech Centre, Canon Italia S.p.A. Singapore 159303 Pronto Canon : 02 8249 2000 Phone: (65) 799 8888 Fax: (65) 273 3317 Canon Belgium N.V. / S.A. Canon Marketing (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Page 108: Adobe Customer Support

    Adobe Customer Support Adobe Systems Inc. technical support information is available in the PDF file format on the supplied CD-ROM. PDF File Location and Opening Instructions Place the Adobe Photoshop LE CD-ROM in the drive and double-click the [My Computer] icon on the Windows desktop, followed by the [Photosle] CD-ROM icon.