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ENGLISH
Software Starter Guide
(For the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Version 20)
You must install the software bundled on the Canon
Digital Camera Solution Disk before connecting the
camera to the computer.
Install the software.
Windows
p. 10
Macintosh
p. 49
• This guide explains how to install the software programs and
briefly introduces their functions and operating procedures.
• Please read the software license agreement in this guide before
using the software. By using the software, you agree to be
bound by the terms of the agreement.
Connect the camera
to the computer.

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  • Page 1

    ENGLISH Software Starter Guide (For the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Version 20) You must install the software bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk before connecting the camera to the computer. Connect the camera Install the software. to the computer.

  • Page 2: Trademark Acknowledgments

    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™ cards (CF cards), personal computers, peripheral devices, or use of non-Canon CF cards.

  • Page 3: Read Carefully Before Using

    In consideration of the right to use the SOFTWARE, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the personal, non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single computer. You may physically transfer the SOFTWARE from one computer to another provided that the SOFTWARE is used on only one computer at a time.

  • Page 4

    SOFTWARE is subject to the laws of the United States, and Canada, and other applicable copyright and trademark laws, and nothing in this Agreement constitutes a waiver of the rights of Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors under such laws. You only own the CD-ROM media in which the Software is stored.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Read This First It’s so Simple! Make Prints Right at Home Like a Pro ...... 4 Unbounded Possibilities with Entertaining Software ..... 6 System Requirements ................ 8 Using the Software on the Windows Platform – Preparations Installing the Software and USB Driver .......... 10 Using the Software on the Windows Platform –...

  • Page 6

    Viewing PDF Manuals Viewing Manuals Downloaded from a Website These PDF-format manuals are available on the Canon website. Use your browser program to download these manuals from the following URL: http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/information-e.html...

  • Page 7: Read This First

    Read This First This chapter explains what you can accomplish using the camera with the software contained on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. It also lists the computer system configurations required to use the software. About this Guide • The explanations in this guide are based on Windows XP and Mac OS X v10.3. If you are using another version of these operating systems, the actual screen contents and procedures may vary slightly from those shown.

  • Page 8: It's So Simple! Make Prints Right At Home Like A Pro

    It’s so Simple! Make Prints Right at Home Like a Pro It’s so Simple! Make Prints Right at Home Like a Pro Shoot the images See your Camera User Guide for shooting instructions. Install the software on the computer Windows (p. 10) Macintosh (p.

  • Page 9

    Connect the camera to the computer (p. 97) Download images to the computer Windows (p. 15) Macintosh (p. 51) Print the images Windows (p. 21) Macintosh (p. 55)

  • Page 10: Unbounded Possibilities With Entertaining Software

    Unbounded Possibilities with Entertaining Software Unbounded Possibilities with Entertaining Software Print a Variety of Layouts Print with the diverse layouts available in PhotoRecord (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Macintosh). The examples shown are from PhotoRecord (Windows). Make your own photo album of precious moments.

  • Page 11

    Send an Image as an E-mail Attachment Attach an image to an e-mail message by starting your mail software from within ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) or ImageBrowser (Macintosh). Operate the Camera Shutter from the Computer Release the camera’s shutter from the computer with ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) or ImageBrowser (Macintosh).

  • Page 12: System Requirements

    • With Windows, QuickTime 6.5 is required to play or edit movies or to save images merged with PhotoStitch in the QuickTime VR format. QuickTime is included on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. • Macintosh software cannot be used on disks formatted in the UFS (Unix File System) format.

  • Page 13

    Computer Model The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports. PowerPC G3/G4/G5 256 MB or more Interface Free Hard Disk •Canon Utilities Space - ImageBrowser: 200 MB or more - PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more Display...

  • Page 14: Using The Software On The Windows Platform - Preparations

    Read this material before you connect the camera to the computer. Installing the Software and USB Driver Start by installing the software from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. • You must install the software before you connect the camera to the computer.

  • Page 15

    Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer’s CD-ROM drive. If the installer panel does not appear automatically, use the following procedures. How to Display the Installer Panel Use the following procedures to display the installer panel if it does not appear automatically.

  • Page 16

    Ensure that you select a USB driver from below (the appropriate one for your operating system). •Windows 2000/Windows 98 SE: Canon Camera TWAIN Driver •Windows Me: Canon Camera WIA Driver With Windows XP, the USB driver supplied with the Windows operating system is used so there is no need to install a USB driver.

  • Page 17

    When the installation is over, select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now.] and click [Finish]. At this stage, do NOT remove the Solution Disk from the CD-ROM drive yet. Users of Windows XP and Windows 2000 must log in as an Administrator (computer system administrator) after restarting to carry out the subsequent procedures.

  • Page 18

    Installing the Software and USB Driver If the Digital Signature Not Found window appears, click [Yes]. The USB driver will automatically finish installing onto the computer when you attach the camera and open a connection. Dialogs similar to the following will appear during this process (first time the camera is connected to a computer only).

  • Page 19: Using The Software On The Windows Platform - The Basics

    Using the Software on the Windows Platform – The Basics This chapter explains the procedures for using ZoomBrowser EX to download the camera's images to the computer and print them. Read this chapter after completing the preparations in the Using the Software on the Windows –...

  • Page 20

    Different programs may display according to your computer setup. If this Events dialog does not appear, click the [Start] menu and select [Programs] or [All Programs], followed by [Canon Utilities], [Camera Window] and [Camera Window]. Download the images. Download the images using the camera or the computer.

  • Page 21

    Using the Camera to Download Images (Direct Transfer Function) • If the conditions are right for the Direct Transfer function, the Direct Transfer settings menu will appear in the LCD monitor. In addition, the (Print/Share) button will light if your camera is equipped with one. •...

  • Page 22

    Downloading Images to the Computer By default, when downloading is complete, the thumbnails (tiny versions) of the downloaded images display in ZoomBrowser EX’s Main Window. Thumbnail Shows the folder where the images are saved. Next, print out the images (p. 21).

  • Page 23

    The Camera Control Window will display. If the dialog above fails to appear, click the [Start] menu and select [Programs] or [All Programs], followed by [Canon Utilities], [Camera Window] and [Camera Window], and proceed to Step 3. Click [Starts to download images].

  • Page 24

    Downloading Images to the Computer • By default, all the images that have yet to be downloaded will download to the [My Pictures] folder. • To download images that have had their transfer settings set with the camera, click [Preferences] and select [Images whose transfer settings were specified with the camera] as the image type to be downloaded.

  • Page 25: Printing Images

    Printing Images This section explains the basic procedures for using PhotoRecord, a printing utility program. See the program’s [Help] menu for more details. • Movies cannot be printed. •With images shot by Exif 2.2 (called Exif Print) compatible cameras, shooting information such as the shooting settings and mode can be included with the images.

  • Page 26

    Printing Images Click [2. Select Captions for Printing] and place a check mark beside the type of information that will be printed with the images. If you select [Date and Time], for example, you can print the images with their shooting dates and times included.

  • Page 27

    Full Page Print This option prints one image per page. Click [2 Select Printer & Album Type]. Once you have chosen a printer, select [One Photo Per Page] or [One Photo Per Sheet] in the Album Type category. Click [3 Select Paper] and select the paper size and orientation.

  • Page 28

    Printing Images Layout and Print This option prints multiple images on a single page as in a photo album. Click [2 Select Printer & Album Type]. Once you have chosen a printer, select [Free Form] in the Album type category. Click [3 Select Paper] and select the paper size and orientation.

  • Page 29

    Click [4 Print], confirm the number of copies and other printing settings, and click [Print]. This will start printing. To close PhotoRecord after printing is complete, click . Click [Yes] to save the album or [No] to close it without saving. The ZoomBrowser EX window will reappear when the save procedure is complete.

  • Page 30: Using The Software On The Windows Platform - Advanced Techniques

    Using the Software on the Windows Platform – Advanced Techniques This chapter explains various ZoomBrowser EX features. Proceed to this chapter once you have mastered the basic ZoomBrowser EX procedures in the – Using the Software on the Windows Platform The Basics chapter.

  • Page 31

    Task Area • ZoomBrowser EX's tasks are arranged here like an index. • Click a Task button to carry out the desired task. These features are described in ZoomBrowser EX Features (p. 32) Folders Area • Use this area to select folders. The images in the selected folder display in the Browser Area. If you select a network drive in advance with Windows Explorer, you can display network folders, but you cannot add, change or delete those folders in the Browser Area.

  • Page 32: Display Mode

    The ZoomBrowser EX Windows Display Mode • Selects the display style for the Browser Area. Zoom Mode Displays all the images in a folder as thumbnail images. This mode is convenient for searching for images since many can be displayed at once.

  • Page 33: Display Control Panel

    Display Control Panel • This panel adjusts the display settings for the Browser Area. Selection Menu Display Size Use this to select or deselect all Changes the size of the thumbnail in the images in the Browser Area. the Browser Area. Show/Hide Image Information Menu Filter Images Use this to display or hide image...

  • Page 34

    The ZoomBrowser EX Windows Viewer Window Double-click an image in the Browser Area to display it in the Viewer Window. Edit Menu Split Screen Button Synchronize Button You can use this Displays multiple images at once. Synchronizes the menu for red-eye This is handy for comparing images.

  • Page 35

    Properties Window The Properties Window displays when you select an image in the Browser Area and click the Properties button. The Properties Window does not display in the Preview Mode. Shows or hides categories. Star Rating Sets the Star Rating for an image.

  • Page 36: Zoombrowser Ex Features

    ZoomBrowser EX Features ZoomBrowser EX Features This section briefly introduces the Task Area functions. Acquire & Camera Settings Opens the Camera Control Window, which lets you perform the following operations. Acquire Images Downloads images from the camera/memory card (p. 15, 19). Set to Camera Sets camera settings, such as the My Camera settings (p.

  • Page 37

    Process RAW Images Converts RAW format images into the TIFF or JPEG formats. You can adjust the image brightness, contrast and color balance among other attributes during conversion (p. 38). Export Export Still Images Allows you to change the image size or file format and save a new image file.

  • Page 38: Checking Images Before Downloading

    Checking Images before Downloading Checking Images before Downloading You can display camera or memory card images in the Camera Browser Window to view them before downloading. Perform Step 1 in the Camera to Computer Connection section (p. 15) or steps 1-2 in the Memory Card Connection section (p.

  • Page 39

    Confirm the destination folder and click [Starts Download]. Specify the file name for saved images. Specify the destination folder for the images. You can change the destination folder by clicking [Browse] and selecting a new destination. Select [Create subfolder] to create a new folder within the one specified above, and select a naming option.

  • Page 40: Replaying Movies

    QuickTime is required to play and edit movies. To install QuickTime, please follow these procedures. 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive. If the installer panel fails to appear automatically, display it using the procedures in the How to Display the Installer Panel section (p.

  • Page 41: Editing Movies

    Editing Movies You can create and edit movies: link movies and stills that have been downloaded to your computer, add background music, superimpose titles and other text, and apply various effects to the movies. • QuickTime is required to play and edit movies. Use the Installation Procedures for QuickTime section (p.

  • Page 42: Converting Raw Images

    Converting RAW Images Converting RAW Images RAW images are extremely high-quality images that are not subject to any deterioration due to compression processing. However, they cannot be opened by many image editing programs because they are recorded in a special file format. A process called conversion is required to change them to a standard file format (TIFF or JPEG).

  • Page 43

    Click the [2. Save] tab, set the file format and destination, and then click [Save]. Select [All Images] or [Checked Images] (images checked in the main window) to apply the common conversion settings. Select a file format Set the file destination You can also change the file name This will convert the image.

  • Page 44

    Converting RAW Images You can change the coloration of the image to your preferred settings when you convert a RAW image. You can also select preset color schemes, such as Positive Film. Furthermore, you can add your own color schemes (My Color) to apply to other RAW images when they are being converted.

  • Page 45: Operating The Shutter Remotely

    Operating the Shutter Remotely You can record still images by using a computer to control the shutter of a connected camera. This is particularly useful for checking images on the larger display of the computer as you record them and for high volume photography without worrying about filling the camera’s memory card.

  • Page 46

    Operating the Shutter Remotely RemoteCapture Task Window The RemoteCapture Task window has the following features. Shows/Hides the Size and Resolution Selector viewfinder or detailed Selects the size and resolution at which images are captured. settings area. Rotation Settings Sets the rotation parameters for images after they are captured.

  • Page 47

    Remote Shooting Ensure that you turn off your computer’s standby mode before you begin remote shooting. The device performance cannot be guaranteed if the computer enters the standby mode. Click and check the subject in the viewfinder. Change the image size or resolution, the rotation settings and the settings at the bottom of the window as required.

  • Page 48: Merging Panoramic Images - Photostitch

    Merging Panoramic Images - PhotoStitch Merging Panoramic Images - PhotoStitch You can create a wide panoramic image by merging several images. It is easier to merge images if they are shot with the camera's Stitch Assist mode because PhotoStitch can automatically detect the image order and orientation.

  • Page 49: Enjoy Customizing Your Camera With The My Camera Settings

    Enjoy Customizing Your Camera with 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. You can add your favorite images and sounds from your computer to the My Camera settings. This topic explains how to upload the My Camera settings saved onto your computer to the camera and vice versa.

  • Page 50

    Enjoy Customizing Your Camera with the My Camera Settings The My Camera Window Features ZoomBrowser EX already contains several pre-recorded My Camera settings. You can check these items with the My Camera window. Tabs Click here to switch between adjusting the settings individually or in themed sets. Play Button Plays the audio from the settings file in the...

  • Page 51

    Select the [Setup as a theme] tab in the My Camera window. To set the start-up image or sound individually, click the [Set individually] tab and select it. Select the settings file you wish to save to the camera from the My Computer list. Select the setting from the Camera list that you would like to change and click [Save to Camera].

  • Page 52

    Enjoy Customizing Your Camera with the My Camera Settings Select the file you created and click [Open]. This concludes the process for adding new data. You can save the newly created data to the camera using the procedures described in the Saving the My Camera Settings to the Camera section (p.

  • Page 53: Preparations

    This chapter explains the basic procedures for installing the software. Read this material before you connect the camera to the computer for the first time. Installing the Software Start by installing the software from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. Items to Prepare • Your camera and computer •...

  • Page 54

    Installing the Software Select [Easy Installation] and click [Next]. Select [Custom Installation] to select programs individually for installation. Click [Agree] if you agree to all of the terms of the software license agreement. Review the installation settings and click [Next]. Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed.

  • Page 55: Using The Software On The Macintosh Platform - The Basics

    The window will appear slightly different in v10.2. 3. Select [CameraWindow] in the program selection window. CameraWindow is generally installed into the folder opened by selecting the [Applications], [Canon Utilities] and [CameraWindow] folders. 4. Click [OK] and then close Image Capture.

  • Page 56

    See Information about Your Camera (p. 96). The Camera Control Window will appear. Double-click the [Canon CameraWindow] icon on the desktop if it does not appear. Click [Starts to download images]. Camera Control Window...

  • Page 57

    (1) Place the memory card in an adapter if required. The card adapter and memory card shape may vary according to the type of memory card your camera utilizes. The Camera Control Window will appear. Double-click the [Canon CameraWindow] icon on the desktop if it does not appear.

  • Page 58

    Downloading Images to the Computer Click [Starts to download images]. Camera Control Window You can set the type of image to download and the destination folder by clicking [Preferences]. The downloaded images will be saved into folders according to their shooting date. •...

  • Page 59: Printing Images

    Printing Images Printing Select the images to print. Clicking on an image selects it and displays a blue frame around it. To select multiple images, hold down the [shift] or [ ] (command) key while clicking on images. A blue frame displays around selected images.

  • Page 60

    Printing Images Full Page Print This option prints one image per page. Select [Tiled photo printing] in the Layout Options dialog and click [Next]. Once you have set the paper size and other settings, select [1 (1 x 1)] in the No. of images category and click [OK].

  • Page 61

    Print Window Features When the [Custom layout printing] option is selected in the Layout Options window, you can freely change the size and position of the images for printing. Edit the Page Title Open the [Edit] menu and select [Edit Header].

  • Page 62: Using The Software On The Macintosh Platform - Advanced Techniques

    Using the Software on the Macintosh Platform – Advanced Techniques This chapter explains various ImageBrowser features. Proceed to this chapter once you have mastered the basic ImageBrowser procedures in the – Using the Software on the Macintosh Platform The Basics chapter. The ImageBrowser Windows This section describes the principal ImageBrowser windows: the Browser Window, Viewer Window and File Information Window.

  • Page 63

    Explorer Panel • Use this area to select folders. The images in the selected folder display in the Browser Area. • If you selected Favorite Folders, only the folders registered in advance as Favorite Folders will display. You are recommended to register a folder that you use frequently as one of the Favorite Folders.

  • Page 64

    The ImageBrowser Windows Display Mode • Selects the display style for the Browser Area. Preview This mode displays the image at a larger size as well as the image information. List Displays the images in the folder selected in the Explorer Panel section in rows and columns.

  • Page 65: Control Panel

    Display Control Panel • This panel adjusts the display settings for the Browser Area. Display Size Selection Menu Changes the size of the thumbnail in Use this to select or deselect all the Browser Area. the images in the Browser Area. Hide Buttons Filter Images Left:...

  • Page 66

    The ImageBrowser Windows Viewer Window Double-click an image in the Browser Area to display it in the Viewer Window. Zoom Changes the image zoom setting. Star Ratings Menu Sets the Star Rating for Image Selector an image. Button Switches between images.

  • Page 67

    File Information Window The File Information Window displays when you select an image in the Browser Area, click the [File] menu and select [Get Info]. The File Information Window does not display in the Preview display mode. Star Rating Menu Sets the Star Rating for an image.

  • Page 68: Imagebrowser Features

    ImageBrowser Features ImageBrowser Features This section provides a brief introduction to ImageBrowser features. Control Panel Features Canon Camera Opens the Camera Control Window, which lets you perform the following operations. Acquire Images Downloads images from the camera/memory card (p. 51, 53).

  • Page 69

    Functions Selected from Menus Search Images: [File] menu, [Search] Searches images by criteria such as Star Rating, dates, keywords, comments. Export Images: [File] menu, [Export Images] •Edit and Save: allows you to change the file format or size and export the file. •Export Shooting Properties: allows you to export the shooting properties as a text file.

  • Page 70: Checking Images Before Downloading

    Checking Images before Downloading Checking Images before Downloading You can display camera or memory card images in the Camera Browser Window to view them before downloading. Perform Step 1 in the Camera to Computer Connection section (p. 51) or steps 1-2 in the Memory Card Connection section (p.

  • Page 71

    Click [Download images]. Confirm the destination folder and click [Start Download]. Specify the file name for saved images. Specify the destination folder for the images. You can change the destination folder by clicking [Browse] and selecting a new destination. Select [Create subfolder] to create a new folder within the one specified above, and select a naming option.

  • Page 72: Replaying Movies

    Replaying Movies Replaying Movies Double-click an image with a movie icon in ImageBrowser’s Browser Area. The movie will appear in the Viewer Window. Movie icon Click the [Play] button.

  • Page 73: Editing Movies

    Editing Movies You can create and edit movies: link movies and stills that have been downloaded to your computer, add background music, superimpose titles and other text, and apply various effects to the movies. Select the image(s) to edit in ImageBrowser’s Browser Area (movies or stills). You can select multiple movies or stills.

  • Page 74: Converting Raw Images

    Converting RAW Images Converting RAW Images RAW images are extremely high-quality images that are not subject to any deterioration due to compression processing. Since they are recorded with a special file format, they cannot be opened by many image editing programs. It is necessary to convert them to standard image file formats, such as TIFF or JPEG.

  • Page 75

    Click the [2. Save] tab, set the file format and destination, and then click [Save]. Select [All Images] or [Checked Images] (images checked in the main window) to apply the common conversion settings. Select a file format Set the file destination You can also change the file name This will convert the image.

  • Page 76: Operating The Shutter Remotely

    Operating the Shutter Remotely Operating the Shutter Remotely You can record still images by using a computer to control the shutter of a connected camera. This is particularly useful for checking images on the larger display of the computer as you record them and for high volume photography without worrying about filling the camera’s memory card.

  • Page 77

    RemoteCapture Task Window The RemoteCapture Task window has the following features. Size and Resolution Selector Shows/Hides the Selects the size and resolution at which viewfinder or images are captured. detailed settings area. Rotation Settings Sets the rotation parameters for images after they are captured.

  • Page 78

    Operating the Shutter Remotely Remote Shooting Ensure that you turn off your computer’s sleep mode before you begin remote shooting. The device performance cannot be guaranteed if the computer enters the sleep mode. Click and check the subject in the viewfinder. Change the image size or resolution, the rotation settings and the settings at the bottom of the window as required.

  • Page 79: Merging Panoramic Images - Photostitch

    Merging Panoramic Images - PhotoStitch You can create a wide panoramic image by merging several images. It is easier to merge images if they are shot with the camera's Stitch Assist mode because PhotoStitch can automatically detect the image order and orientation. Images Shot in Stitch Assist Mode A sequence of images shot in Stitch Assist mode is saved into a single folder when it is downloaded from the camera.

  • Page 80: Enjoy Customizing Your Camera With The My Camera Settings

    Enjoy Customizing Your Camera with the My Camera Settings Enjoy Customizing Your Camera with 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. You can add your favorite images and sounds from your computer to the My Camera settings.

  • Page 81

    The My Camera Window ImageBrowser already contains several pre-recorded My Camera settings items. You can check these items with the My Camera window. Type Save to Camera Play Button Select the settings type. Save to Computer Plays the audio from the settings file in the camera.

  • Page 82

    Enjoy Customizing Your Camera with the My Camera Settings Saving the My Camera Settings to the Camera • My Camera settings can be selected and saved in either of two ways to the camera: individually or in theme sets. •The “Animal” theme, for example, features an animal in the start-up image and animal calls in each of the sound files.

  • Page 83

    Adding New Data to the My Camera Window Create a new image or sound file and add it to the My Camera window. Create an Original Start-up Image File and then Add It Start by using an image editing program to create the image file that will become the start-up image and save it to the computer.

  • Page 84: Appendices

    About the CD-ROMs Supplied with the Solution Disk Apart from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk, additional CD-ROMs containing image editing programs may be supplied with your camera. This topic explains the program features and installation procedures for the programs on these CD-ROMs.

  • Page 85

    What Can Be Accomplished with ArcSoft Camera Suite 2.1 Special Effects and Image Editing for Various Purposes •ArcSoft PhotoStudio This program can be used to correct image color or brightness, apply special effects, and edit and print images. ArcSoft PhotoStudio is a high-performance, yet easy-to-use photo editing program from ArcSoft, Inc.

  • Page 86

    About the CD-ROMs Supplied with the Solution Disk ArcSoft Camera Suite 1.3 CD-ROM This CD-ROM contains the following programs. A [ ] symbol indicates it is supported, a [ symbol that it is not. Compatible Operating System Program Windows Macintosh 2000 OS 9 OS X...

  • Page 87

    Open the CD-ROM window and double-click the [Installers], [English] and [PhotoImpression Installer] icons Follow the onscreen messages to proceed with the installation. Click [OK] when the message stating that the installation is complete appears. Continue by installing ArcSoft VideoImpression. •Installing ArcSoft VideoImpression In the CD-ROM window, double-click the [Installers], [English] and [VideoImpression 1.6 Installer] icons Follow the onscreen messages to proceed with the installation.

  • Page 88: Uninstalling The Software

    Uninstalling the Software (Windows) Software Installed from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk This explanation uses ZoomBrowser EX to demonstrate how to uninstall a program. Click the Windows [Start] menu and...

  • Page 89

    Uninstalling the USB Driver (Windows) Uninstall the USB Driver using the following procedures if you are using Windows 2000, Windows Me or Windows 98 SE. It is essential to note that you will not be able to download images if you uninstall the USB driver.

  • Page 90

    Select your camera model name or [Canon Camera] and click [Remove]. Windows Me Select your camera model name or [Canon Camera], right-click the mouse and select [Delete]. If your camera model name does not appear here, see the Camera not detected, Events dialog won’t display or images will not download to the...

  • Page 91: Memory Card Folder Structure

    Memory Card Folder Structure The images on a memory card are placed in the [DCIM] folder in subfolders labeled [xxxCANON], where the “xxx” represents a number in the range 100 - 998. IMG_xxxx.JPG (JPEG format images) _MG_xxxx.JPG (JPEG format images recorded in the Adobe RGB color space) DCIM xxxCANON...

  • Page 92: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Please read this section if you encounter a problem using the software. Start by Checking This Investigate the following points first if you encounter a problem. System Does your computer satisfy the requirements listed in the Requirements section (p. 8)? Is the camera correctly connected to the computer? See Information about Your Camera (p.

  • Page 93

    • The [Scanners and Cameras] icon or the [Scanners and Cameras] folder cannot be found in the [Control Panel] or the [Printers and Other Hardware] window. • Your camera model name, [Canon Camera] or a camera icon does not display in the [Scanners and Cameras Properties] dialog or the [Scanners and...

  • Page 94

    3. Click the symbol beside the [Other devices] and/or [Imaging devices] category. Your camera model name or [Canon Camera] will display in these categories if it is being recognized as an “other” device. There are other potential reasons for the problem if the “Other devices”...

  • Page 95

    4. Select your camera model name or [Canon Camera], right-click and select [Delete]. 5. Click [OK] in the confirmation dialog. Delete all instances of your camera model name or [Canon Camera] if it appears in one or more places in the [Other devices] or [Imaging devices] categories.

  • Page 96

    Note down the names of these files. Several sets of [CAP*] files may be present in the [Inf] folder. Open up each file to confirm that it is an [CAP*] file for Canon digital cameras before you do anything with the file.

  • Page 97

    4. Select your camera model name or [Canon Camera] and click [Remove]. 5. Click [OK] in the confirmation dialog. Delete all instances of your camera model name or [Canon Camera] if it appears in one or more places in the [Other devices] or [Imaging devices] categories.

  • Page 98

    8. Find and delete the [Drvdata.bin] and [Drvidx.bin] files. 9. In the [Inf] folder, double-click the [Other] folder to open it. 10. Find and delete the [Canon.IncCAP_xxx.Inf] file (The xxx represents numerals.). You do not need to delete anything if none of the above files are contained in the [Other] folder.

  • Page 99

    4. Use Windows Explorer to copy the folder and the images it contains from the [Program Files] folder to another folder. (e.g. Copy the image folders in C:\Program Files\Canon\ZoomBrowser EX\Library One to another location.) The moved folder images can now be selected and displayed with...

  • Page 100: Information About Your Camera

    See the respective page for your camera model for information specific to that model (p. 98). Programs and Compatible Operating Systems The CD-ROM labeled “Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk” is provided with all models. It contains the following programs. Compatible Operating System...

  • Page 101

    Connecting the Camera to a Computer Ensure that you have installed the software from the supplied Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk before you connect the camera to the computer. Item to Prepare • Your camera and computer • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk •...

  • Page 102: Powershot G6

    The camera and computer will automatically set themselves to the correct mode for communicating when they are connected. CD-ROMs in the Package •Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk •ArcSoft Camera Suite 2.1 See ArcSoft Camera Suite 2.1 CD-ROM (p. 80) for information about the features and installation procedures for the programs on the disk.

  • Page 103: Index

    Camera Browser Window Macintosh Windows Image Icon Attribute Camera Control Window Macintosh Macintosh Windows Windows ImageBrowser Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Auto Start Macintosh Information about Your Camera Windows CD-ROMs Supplied with the Solution Disk Installer Panel Macintosh Windows Computer...

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    Index Windows Replaying Movies Macintosh Main Window Windows Memory Card Folder Structure Memory Card Reader Macintosh Windows Save Folder for Images Merging Panoramic Images Macintosh Macintosh Windows Windows Scanners and Cameras Wizard My Camera Settings Searching Images Macintosh Macintosh Windows Windows Star Rating Macintosh...

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