Saving Images to a Computer

Article ID: ART134611 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 11/16/2015


Saving Images to a Computer


Saving Images to a Computer

Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 are used here for the sake of illustration.

Connect the camera to the computer.

Connect the camera to a computer.


Turn the camera on to access CameraWindow.

Press the   button to turn the camera on.

On a Macintosh computer, CameraWindow is displayed when a connection is established between the camera and computer.

For Windows, follow the steps introduced below.

In the screen that displays, click the link to modify the program.

Choose [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow] and then click [OK].

Double click .

Save the images to the computer.

Click [Import Images from Camera], and then click [Import Untransferred Images].

Images are now saved to the Pictures folder on the computer, in separate folders named by date.

After images are saved, close CameraWindow, press the   button to turn the camera off, and unplug the cable.

For instructions on viewing images on a computer, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide

In Windows 7, if the screen in step 2 is not displayed, click the icon in the taskbar.

To start CameraWindow in Windows Vista or XP, click [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow] on the screen displayed when you turn the camera on in step 2. If CameraWindow is not displayed, click the [Start] menu and choose [All Programs] > [Canon Utilities] > [CameraWindow] > [CameraWindow].

On a Macintosh computer, if CameraWindow is not displayed after step 2, click the [CameraWindow] icon in the Dock (the bar at the bottom of the desktop).

Although you can save images to a computer simply by connecting your camera to the computer without using the included software, the following limitations apply.

- It may take a few minutes after you connect the camera to the computer until camera images are accessible.

- Images shot in vertical orientation may be saved in horizontal orientation.

- Image protection settings may be cleared from images saved to a computer.

- Some problems may occur when saving images or image information, depending on the operating system version, the software in use, or image file sizes.

- Some functions provided by the included software may not be available, such as editing movies or returning images to the camera.


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