Close iPhoto or Image Capture if either program starts up. Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop. ImageBrowser starts. ImageBrowser Software User Guide...
OS X Only) topic in the Appendices for information on this topic. • Depending on the selections you make during installation, the Canon ImageBrowser icon may not appear on the desktop. In Your camera model name this case, start ImageBrowser by double-clicking on the applica- or [Canon Camera] and the USB port number (i.e.
Chapter 1 Starting ImageBrowser (3/5) Try It! ImageBrowser Starting ImageBrowser with Mac OS 9 Use the interface cable to connect the camera to the computer. Please see the manual supplied with your camera for Starting ImageBrowser by connecting a camera to connection instructions.
○ ○ • Depending on the selections you make during installation, the Canon ImageBrowser icon may not appear on the desktop. In this case, start ImageBrowser by double-clicking on the applica- tion using the following sequence. Locate and open the [Canon Utilities] folder, then open the [ImageBrowser] folder and double-click on the [ImageBrowser] icon.
If the Camera Window does not appear even Mac OS X when you prepare the camera for communica- Click [Canon Camera] in the Explorer View section to open the tion, click [Canon Camera] at the bottom left Camera Window. of the Browser Window and select the appro- priate port and camera model.
Chapter 1 Downloading Images to Your Computer (2/3) Try It! ImageBrowser Creating a destination folder On the [File] menu, click [New Folder]. A new folder is created. Let’s begin with how to create a new folder to use as the destination folder for images imported from the camera.
Chapter 1 Downloading Images to Your Computer (3/3) Try It! ImageBrowser The selected images are copied into the folder you just created Importing Images to Your Computer and small versions (thumbnails) are displayed in the Browser Area of the Browser Window. Use the following procedure to import (copy) images to the newly created folder on your computer.
Chapter 1 Printing Images (1/2) Try It! ImageBrowser This section explains how to print the images downloaded to the folder The selected images are automatically laid out in the Print on a printer. window. You can select a layout option in the Layout Options dialog.
Chapter 1 Printing Images (2/2) Try It! ImageBrowser The Print Settings dialog box appears. Select the print options When the Page Setup dialog box appears, click [OK]. that you want and start printing. The Layout Options dialog closes. REFERENCE In the Print window, click [Print]. ○...
Chapter 1 Supplementary Information Try It! ImageBrowser We recommend that you memorize the following information before Exiting ImageBrowser you begin using ImageBrowser. With Mac OS X, you can exit ImageBrowser by clicking [Quit If You Have a Problem ImageBrowser] from the [ImageBrowser] menu. Alternatively, click the red button in the Browser Window.
• The start-up image, start-up sound, shutter sound, operation sound and self-timer sound are collectively called the “My Camera Settings.” • The Canon CD-ROM supplied with your product contains several prepared My Camera Settings files. These files are automatically copied to your computer when you install ImageBrowser.
Chapter 2 What Can ImageBrowser Do? (2/2) What is ImageBrowser? By using other applications: ImageBrowser gives you additional power when you use it together with the following applications. (You can start these applications from within ImageBrowser.) PhotoStitch • You can stitch multiple images (which were split and shot individually using functions like the camera's Stitch Assist mode) together to form a single, large size, panoramic picture.
Chapter 2 Storing Images What is ImageBrowser? What happens to the files you import, move or copy with ImageBrowser? Where are images stored? You can use the following procedure to locate images. In the Finder, double-click the disk containing the folder you created earlier.
Chapter 2 Understanding the Browser Window What is ImageBrowser? This section describes the various parts of the Browser Window display. Browser Area This is the area where thumbnails of images in the selected folder are Explorer View Section displayed. Displays the disks and folders that you can use on your computer.
Chapter 2 Changing the Browser Window Display (1/3) What is ImageBrowser? You can change the way the Browser Window displays information to make it easier to use. This section describes how to do this. Changing the size of thumbnails By clicking you can change the size of the thumbnails displayed in the Browser Area.
Chapter 2 Changing the Browser Window Display (2/3) What is ImageBrowser? Changing the Display Method Changing the Display Mode You can use the View menu to fine-tune the Browser Window If you select [Preview] in the [View Mode] list box at the top of display settings.
Chapter 2 Changing the Browser Window Display (3/3) What is ImageBrowser? For example, you can display the Browser Window as follows: Preview Image Display Area Comments Histogram (graph showing the distribution of brightness data) Shooting Information You can change the preview image size by dragging here.
Chapter 2 Using Contextual Menus What is ImageBrowser? When you hold down the [control] key and click the mouse A contextual menu is, as its name implies, a menu whose button, a menu is displayed. This is a contextual menu. options vary according to the context.
Chapter 3 Deleting Images Managing Images This section describes how to delete images that you no longer need. More ways of deleting images How to delete an image Deleting multiple images Click the image that you want to delete and click (Send to You can select several images at once by holding down the Trash).
Chapter 3 Rotating Images Managing Images This section describes how to rotate images to the desired orientation. REFERENCE This is useful for images taken by holding the camera vertically. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
Chapter 3 Duplicating Images Managing Images This section describes how to duplicate images (create an exact copy of More ways of duplicating images an image file). Duplicating multiple images How to duplicate an image You can select several images at once by holding down the [shift] key, or the [option] + [shift] keys, and clicking the images Click an image.
Chapter 3 Viewing Image Information Managing Images You can click images and look at the various shooting information The File Information dialog box contains such information as about them. the camera model, the date the image was shot, and the camera settings at the time of shooting.
Chapter 3 Deleting Folders Managing Images This section describes how to delete unnecessary folders. Another way to delete folders IMPORTANT Deleting a folder from the [File] menu ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
○ • You can display the Camera Window (assuming the camera is connected and ready to transfer data) by clicking [Canon Camera] in the Explorer View section. If you are using a memory card reader, open the memory card icon in the Explorer View section and double-click the [DCIM] folder to open the Camera Window.
Chapter 4 Changing the Magnification Viewing Images This section describes how to change the magnification of an image. How to change the zoom ratio using the Display menu How to change the zoom ratio with the buttons You can change the zoom ratio by clicking one of the zoom in the image window ratios on the [View] menu, or by clicking [Enlarge] or [Reduce].
Chapter 4 Editing Images (3/4) Viewing Images Adjusting colors You can change the appearance of an image by adjusting its colors. Click (Adjust Color) to display the Adjust Color dialog box. In the dialog box, you can adjust the hue, saturation and lightness, and click [OK].
Chapter 4 Editing Images with Other Programs Viewing Images It is possible to edit images that you have selected in ImageBrowser Editing Images with Other Programs using a different image editing program that you have registered. This section describes how to perform this operation. After selecting an image, click the [Edit] menu and select the desired program from the [Start Application] submenu.
Clicking Canon Camera in the Explorer View Section ImageBrowser Automation Wizard. If you select [Display Images] in the ImageBrowser Automation Wizard, the Camera In the Explorer View Section, click [Canon Camera] to open the Window will open. Camera Window. You can also use the same procedure to open the Camera Window when ImageBrowser is already running.
Chapter 5 Downloading Images (1/2) Using the Camera Window This section explains the procedures for downloading images from the REFERENCE camera (memory card) to a computer disk. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
Chapter 5 Downloading Images (2/2) Using the Camera Window • If an image is taken in the RAW mode (some camera models do Drag-and-drop not come with this feature), it appears in the Camera Window Drag an image in the Camera Window and drop it into a folder as follows: in the Browser Window.
Chapter 5 Deleting Images in the Camera Using the Camera Window This section describes how to delete images from the camera (memory Other ways of deleting images card). Deleting multiple images IMPORTANT ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
Chapter 5 Adding Computer Images to the Camera (1/2) Using the Camera Window This section explains the procedures for copying images from your When a dialog similar to the one below appears, set the computer disk to the camera (memory card). necessary options and click [Add].
Other ways of copying images Using the menu You can copy images to a camera by clicking [Upload Images] on the [Canon Camera] menu. Drag-and-drop In the Browser Area, drag an image that you want to copy into the Camera Window.
Chapter 5 Checking and Modifying the Camera Settings Using the Camera Window This section explains how you can check and modify the camera settings from your computer. How to check or modify the camera settings Type the name of the owner of the camera here.
Chapter 5 Other Functions of the Camera Window Using the Camera Window This section describes the additional functions of the Camera Window that you can use. On the [Setup Options] menu, click [Communication Settings] to adjust the communications settings for the port connecting the camera.
Chapter 6 Creating Images for E-mail (1/2) Using Supplementary Features This chapter describes how you can use the images stored in Click [Next]. ImageBrowser in various situations. First, let’s begin with how you can The Create Image for Email dialog box appears. (However, if you reduce image files so they can be attached to e-mail.
Chapter 6 Creating Images for E-mail (2/2) Using Supplementary Features • When you click [Finish], your e-mail program starts Save the image and select whether you want to start automatically if you have selected “Start email application your e-mail program. after closing”...
Chapter 6 Exporting Images (1/2) Using Supplementary Features This section explains how to change the size, resolution or file format of Exporting Images a selected image and write it to a new file, and to export the shooting information to a text file. Select the image(s) in the Browser Area.
Chapter 6 Exporting Images (2/2) Using Supplementary Features Set the export settings. Click [Finish]. The export settings will vary with the option selected. Follow This completes the image export. the onscreen instructions to set the settings. Whichever option you select, ensure that you note the file name and destination when exporting so that you do not lose track of the exported file.
Chapter 6 Running Slide Shows (1/3) Using Supplementary Features This section describes how to use slide shows that display multiple selections of images in sequence at full screen size. Setting up a slide show First, you need to specify how to run the slide show, as follows: On the [View] menu, click [Slide Show Options] to set up the options.
Chapter 6 Running Slide Shows (2/3) Using Supplementary Features While a slide show is underway, you can use the buttons at the How to run a slide show bottom of the screen to do the following. First, in the Browser Area, select images that you want to use in Click here to return to Click here to move the slide show.
Chapter 6 Running Slide Shows (3/3) Using Supplementary Features If you selected [Hide buttons] in the Slide Show Options dialog, If you selected “Control with Mouse or keypad” in the Slide Show Options dialog box, you can control the slide show as follows: you can display a contextual menu for controlling the slide show by holding down the [control] key and clicking the To move to the next image...
Chapter 6 Adding Sounds to Images (1/2) Using Supplementary Features You can add sounds to your images and play them later. When you click , the [Save] button becomes enabled and recording starts. When you click [Save], recording stops and the REFERENCE sound is saved.
Chapter 6 Adding Sounds to Images (2/2) Using Supplementary Features After selecting an image with a sound attached, you can use Using the Sound Panel to replay sounds the sound panel to perform the following. On the [View] menu, select [View Settings] followed by [Sound Panel] from the displayed menu.
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (1/10) Using Supplementary Features This section explains how to save the “My Camera Settings” on your Displaying the My Camera window computer to the camera or vice versa. ImageBrowser comes with some My Camera Settings already What are the My Camera Settings? prepared.
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (2/10) Using Supplementary Features Try changing the settings type selected in the Type category. REFERENCE The Computer list displays the image files and sounds that were ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
On the startup disk in Mac OS X, open the [Users] folder, fol- lowed by [your user log-in name], [Library], [Preferences], [ImageBrowser UserData], and [MyCameraFiles]. In Mac OS 9, open the [Canon Utilities] folder on the disk on which ImageBrowser was installed, followed by [ImageBrowser], [ImageBrowser.Info] and [MyCameraFiles].
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (4/10) Using Supplementary Features In the Computer list, select a setting you would like to In the Camera list, select the settings file you would add to the camera. like to replace and click When you select a start-up image, it will be displayed in the The settings file in the Camera list will be replaced by the preview area to the right.
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (5/10) Using Supplementary Features Adding new files to the My Camera Settings Click the [Close] button to close the window. This concludes the procedure for adding settings to the camera. Create a new image or sound file and save it to the computer Next, change the settings on the camera itself to use the new and then add that file as a My Camera Settings file.
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (6/10) Using Supplementary Features In Mac OS 9, you can use the SimpleSound program, which is Create new files before adding them supplied as a standard part of the Mac OS. However, this program cannot save files in the WAV format.
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (7/10) Using Supplementary Features Click [Stop] to halt the recording. Select [audio] from the list box and click [get]. Click [get]. Select [audio]. Click [Save]. The Save dialog appears. Save the file. Input a file name and click the [Save] button.
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (8/10) Using Supplementary Features Edit the length of the sound file. Click [Play Movie]. Adjust the start and end marks to change the length of the sound. The first window is restored. Displays the length Click [Save].
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (9/10) Using Supplementary Features Adding new files as My Camera Settings to the My Select the file you created in the Open dialog and Camera window click [Open]. The selected file will appear in the Computer list. Open the My Camera window and select the settings The newly added settings will appear here.
Chapter 6 Saving the “My Camera Settings” to the Camera (10/10) Using Supplementary Features Saving the Settings to the Computer Click [ You can copy the My Camera Settings from the camera to the computer. Assign a name to the settings file and click [OK]. The settings file will copy to the computer disk.
Chapter 6 Printing Images (1/8) Using Supplementary Features This section explains the procedures for printing. Displaying the print layout After you select the images you want to print in the Browser Area, click (Print) and select [Layout printing] from the displayed menu.
Printing on Canon Perforated Paper (Mac OS 9 Only) You can only use Canon Perforated Paper in some Canon Bubble Jet printers that support Canon Perforated Paper media. You can obtain photo-like prints by simply separating images at the perforations.
Chapter 6 Printing Images (3/8) Using Supplementary Features In the following dialog, you can select more detailed settings. REFERENCE ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
Chapter 6 Printing Images (4/8) Using Supplementary Features Moving or changing the size of an image Reorganizing and rotating images, and specifying the number of images per page When [Custom layout printing] is selected in the Layout When [Custom layout printing] is selected in the Layout Options dialog, you can move or change the size of an image.
Chapter 6 Printing Images (5/8) Using Supplementary Features The location of the caption differs depending on what kind of Typing a caption layout you have selected. You can type captions for individual images. Select an image Custom Layout Example and on the [Edit] menu, click [Edit Caption]. The Edit Caption window appears.
Chapter 6 Printing Images (6/8) Using Supplementary Features Text surrounded by a frame is called a “text box.” You can Typing text control text boxes as follows: You can type text anywhere you want in the layout. Moving text boxes First, make sure that no images are selected and on the [Edit] You can move text boxes by dragging them.
Chapter 6 Printing Images (7/8) Using Supplementary Features Typing a header Duplicating images You can type a page header. After selecting an image, click the [Edit] menu and select [Copy First, make sure that no images are selected and on the [Edit] Image] to display the copy dialog.
Chapter 6 Printing Images (8/8) Using Supplementary Features Initiating Printing Printing for Better Results Once you have finished making all the adjustments you want in ImageBrowser supports the Exif 2.2 (nicknamed Exif Print) the Print window, click (Print). standard. This feature can generate better print results because it automatically corrects images.
Chapter 6 Printing Images over Multiple Pages Using Supplementary Features This function prints images, such as panoramic images created with Adjust the print settings in the dialog box illustrated below and PhotoStitch, over several pages. You can paste the printed pages click [Print] to launch the print job.
Chapter 6 Sorting Images by Date and Time - TimeTunnel (1/2) Using Supplementary Features This section describes how to use TimeTunnel to sort images by date and time, like arranging images in a time tunnel. Displaying images in TimeTunnel Point an image and wait a moment.
Chapter 6 Sorting Images by Date and Time - TimeTunnel (2/2) Using Supplementary Features Using the Control Panel menu Adjusting settings from the Display menu The Control Panel menu allows you to control TimeTunnel. On the [View] menu, you can also select the [View Settings] submenu to adjust the settings.
Chapter 6 Playing Movies Using Supplementary Features ImageBrowser supports movies. When you connect a camera with movie files on it to the computer and open the Camera Window, a thumbnail of the first image of each movie file will display with a video camera symbol on it.
Chapter 6 Editing Movies (Mac OS X Only ) (1/3) Using Supplementary Features You can create movies by adding various effects: linking movies and still Follow these steps to Guidance Click this button for detailed help proceed, switching between with operating procedures images that have been downloaded to a computer, superimposing titles tabs as appropriate and other text, and adding background music.
Chapter 6 Editing Movies (Mac OS X Only ) (2/3) Using Supplementary Features Features of the [1. Arrange] Window Features of the [2. Effect] Window Superimposes titles and other text on the image selected in the Plays the entire movie Moves the selected image one storyboard area being edited...
Chapter 6 Editing Movies (Mac OS X Only ) (3/3) Using Supplementary Features Features of the [3. Audio] Window Features of the [4. Save] Window You can link MP3, AIFF and WAV format audio files as background music Proceeds to a window for setting or sound effects the file name and destination When you link a sound file using this procedure, a bar appears under the...
Chapter 6 Converting RAW Images (1/4) Using Supplementary Features If your camera supports RAW images you can handle higher quality Converting RAW Images images. However, the RAW format is a special file format and RAW images cannot be opened or processed in their native format in standard image Select a RAW image in the Browser Area.
Chapter 6 Converting RAW Images (2/4) Using Supplementary Features Navigator Window Adjust the image quality as required in the Image Quality Adjustment Window. Click the [2. Save] tab in the main window, set the file You can change the area of a format and save destination, and then click [Save].
Chapter 6 Converting RAW Images (3/4) Using Supplementary Features Features of the Image Quality Adjustment Window Scrolling Tab Titles Click the arrowhead to display the other tab titles. Click a tab title to change tabs and access the other settings Tone Curve Tab Advanced Adjustments Tab You can adjust the RGB...
Chapter 6 Converting RAW Images (4/4) Using Supplementary Features Registering Custom Color Schemes (My Color) Click [Select] beside the target image, select the post- adjustment image (target image that you have modified with an image editing program), and click If you register a custom color scheme as a “My Color” scheme, you can apply this scheme easily to additional images when you [Create].
Chapter 6 Operating the Camera Shutter from a Computer (1/4) Using Supplementary Features This section explains the procedures for remote shooting, the process of Remote Shooting Procedures operating the camera shutter remotely from a connected computer. After you have confirmed that the camera is connected to the IMPORTANT computer and ready for communication, click the [Edit] menu ○...
Chapter 6 Operating the Camera Shutter from a Computer (2/4) Using Supplementary Features Features of the RemoteCapture Task Window Selects the image’s recording size and resolution Sets the rotation setting of the image being recorded This setting cannot be adjusted if your camera’s Auto Rotate function is set to [On] Switches between showing and hiding the viewfinder and the detailed...
Chapter 6 Operating the Camera Shutter from a Computer (3/4) Using Supplementary Features Other Remote Shooting Features Saving and Recalling Shooting Settings You can save the current zoom settings and the settings in the “Field angle/flash” and “Shooting settings” tabs by clicking the Interval Timer Shooting [File] menu in the RemoteCapture Task window and selecting Interval timer shooting is the method of capturing images in...
Chapter 6 Operating the Camera Shutter from a Computer (4/4) Using Supplementary Features Remote Shooting Default Settings Release Hotkey Tab You can display the default settings for remote shooting by clicking the [RemoteCapture Task] menu (in Mac OS 9, the [File] menu) and selecting [Preferences].
Chapter 6 Stitching Panoramic Images with PhotoStitch Using Supplementary Features The following sections describe how to open and use programs in REFERENCE ImageBrowser. If you have several images of the same scene with only a ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
RAW files This format is a proprietary file format provided by Canon. It allows the output of the image pixels from a digital camera without any deterioration in the quality of the image. Some cameras might not support this file format.
Starting ImageBrowser Automatically (Mac OS X Only) Appendices This method has ImageBrowser start automatically without starting up Mac OS X (v10.1) iPhoto or Image Capture when you connect the camera to the computer. Start Image Capture, click the [Hot Plug Action] list box in its window and select [Other].
In the dialog box displayed on the left, click the program that (Apple menu), select [Control Panels] followed by [Canon you want to start automatically on the Program Name list. ImageBrowser Auto Launch]. Clear the selection from “The However, if no other programs supported by the camera are application program below will start.”...
Automation Wizard Feature at Startup (Mac OS 9 Only) (1/4) Appendices This section explains how to set up ImageBrowser so that it performs an Display Images action automatically after it starts automatically. Select this to have the Camera window open and display the camera images after ImageBrowser starts.
Automation Wizard Feature at Startup (Mac OS 9 Only) (2/4) Appendices Displaying the Auto Run Dialog Selecting the detailed settings for the [Download images] option You can display the Auto Run dialog for selecting the startup If you select the [Download images] option in the actions using the following procedures.
Automation Wizard Feature at Startup (Mac OS 9 Only) (3/4) Appendices Click [OK] when the following dialog appears. Select an image download option. REFERENCE ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...
Customizing Preferences (1/3) Appendices You can simplify many ImageBrowser procedures by changing the Browser Window Dialog Preference settings. This section explains the main features that can be Allows you to set the background adjusted in the Preferences dialog. color of the Preview window. Allows you to set the color of Opening the Preferences Dialog Change the category here.
Customizing Preferences (2/3) Appendices Thumbnail Cache Dialog Camera Window Dialog When you select a folder from a peripheral, such as a CD-ROM or CD-R, in the Explorer View Section, ImageBrowser creates a file in a predetermined folder for the thumbnail displayed in the Browser Area.
○ ○ ○ • In Mac OS 9, a category called [Canon perforated paper] will display. Use this category to select how far the image is printed past the edge of the paper when Canon perforated paper is Select the web browser program that you use to connect to the Internet.
Setting up Slide Shows on the Camera Appendices If the camera comes with a slide show feature, you can use From the image list on the left, drag images to the right area ImageBrowser to edit slide shows. and arrange their sequence for the slide show. When you are done arranging the slide sequence, click [Save to IMPORTANT Camera] to save the slide show setup.
Print Settings (1/2) Appendices You can use ImageBrowser to register print settings on a memory card, When the following window appears, select the [Print Order including the images to print and the number of copies. (DPOF)] option that appears on the upper left part of the window.
Print Settings (2/2) Appendices Standard printing Index printing The number under each image indicates the number of copies To include images in an index print, select the check box under to print. Use the arrows to select the number of copies that the image.
Troubleshooting Appendices This section describes how to troubleshoot problems. Check Your Computer Automatic launching of ImageBrowser upon connection to the Camera is not detected or recognized camera via interface cable is only supported on Macintosh computers that are equipped with a built-in USB port. •...
Printing Images 12, 70 Slide Show Lightness 39 Add text 75 Auto Play 55 Alignment 74 on the Camera 104 Magnification 36 Canon Perforated Paper 71 Options 55 Movies 44, 81 Caption 74 Transition Effect 55 Editing 82 Clipping 76 Sound Panel 20...
Canon. • Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a mistaken operation or malfunction of the camera, the software, the CompactFlash™...