PowerShot Software Download Instructions

Article ID: ART153109 | Date published: 05/22/2015 | Date last updated: 12/09/2021


Learn where and how to download the software for your PowerShot camera.


To download and install software for your camera, please view the video or follow the steps below.

Software download and installation.

  1. In your web browser, go to the Canon website.


  2. In the search field in the upper-right corner of the webpage, enter the camera model you have.

    Search for camea model

  3. Select the Drivers & Downloads link under the name of your camera model.

    select drivers and downloads

  4. Select the Drivers & Downloads button.

    Select the Drivers & Downloads button

  5. Select your operating system from the drop down menu. Then choose the Select box next to the software you wish to download. this will display more information about the software.

The example belowuses Windows 7 (x64) as an example.

select the software

  1. Place a check in the checkbox to agree to the Disclaimer, then select Download to begin the installatiion.

    download the software

  2. Enter the serial number for your PowerShot camera.

    enter the serial number

  3. The download should now begin. If the download doesn't begin, select the Download link to start the download.

    download begins

  4. Navigate to the location on your hard drive you downloaded the file to. Please note that this location is dependent upon the settings of the web browser used to download the files.

    navigate to the downloaded file

  5. Double-click on the file folder you downloaded, then double-click on the .EXE file to begin the installation.

    double-click the downloaded file folder

  6. Please select the area in which you live.

    choose your location

  7. Please select the country or region in which you live, then choose Next.

    choose your location

  8. Please select your language.

    select your language

  9. Select Easy Installation and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the installation process.

    begin installation

  10. Select Finish to complete the installation.

    select finish


If your product issue was not resolved after following the steps above, or if you require additional help, please create or log in to your Canon Account to see your technical support options.

Or if you still need help, visit our Canon Community by clicking the button below to get answers:

Link to Canon Community Forum


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