Installing the Software (PowerShot G7 X Mark II)

Article ID: ART165562 | Date published: 04/22/2016 | Date last updated: 04/22/2016


Installing the Software (PowerShot G7 X Mark II)


Getting Started

Although a CD-ROM is not included with the camera, installers for software applications (Digital Camera Software 7.2) can be downloaded from the Canon website.
  • Using the software, you can update to the latest version, and download new functions via the Internet (some software excluded). Be sure to install the software on a computer with an Internet connection so you can use this function.
  • Internet access is required to use this function, and any ISP account charges and access fees must be paid separately.
  • In this section, Windows 7 is used as an example. The on-screen displays and operations may differ depending on the operating system.
  • An account with Administrator privileges is required for installing and uninstalling software.
  • Installation may not be possible when security software is running.

Software Overview

[ Digital Camera Software 7.2 ] can be downloaded from the Canon website and used to install the applications shown in the table below.
Software ApplicationOverview
: Digital Photo Professional Ver.4Browse, process and edit RAW images.
: CameraWindow•Import images to your computer.
•Register Picture Styles saved on the computer to the camera.
: Picture Style EditorEdit Picture Styles and create and save Picture Style files.
: Image Transfer Utility*1Set up Image Sync and receive images. Installed together with CameraWindow.
: Map UtilityUse a map to view GPS information that has been added to images.
*1 : [Image Transfer Utility] is installed together with [CameraWindow] automatically.

  • To view or edit movies on your computer, use software that supports the movies shot with your camera (i.e. software installed as standard on your computer or software that is generally available).

Installing the Software

  • Installation procedures are explained below.

1. With a computer connected to the Internet, access the Canon website and download the software (Digital Camera Software 7.2).
  • [ Digital Camera Software 7.2 ] supports these camera models.
*Software version information included here reflects current version information as of April 2016.

2. Double-click the downloaded file to open it.

3. The file will be extracted. Double-click the folder to open it.

4. Double-click [ CanonDCS7.2 W.exe ].

5. The following screen will appear. Click [Run].

6. Select the area in which you live.

7. Select the country where you live, and then click [Next].

8. Select your language.

9. The screen below appears.
Click : [Easy Installation] to automatically install all the software applications.

Click : [Custom Installation] to select the software applications that you want to install.

10. The following screen will appear. Click [OK].

If you selected [Custom Installation] in Step 9, the following screen will appear after Step 10.
(The software displayed may differ depending on the camera you use.)
The selected ( ) software applications will be installed. (Deselect the checkbox ( ) of the software applications that you do not wish to install.)
After confirming that you have selected all the software applications for installation, click [Next] and then proceed with the installation.

11. The following screen will appear. Click [Install].

12. Read the license agreement and if you agree to the terms, click [Yes] to begin the installation.

The [User Account Control] screen may be displayed depending on the computer model you use. In this case, please click [Yes].

13. The following screen appears. Please click [Yes].

14. Installation begins.

15. After installation has finished, click [Next].

16. The CANON iMAGE GATEWAY registration screen appears.
In this example : [No, I will register later] has been selected, and : [Next] has been clicked. (To register in CANON iMAGE GATEWAY, select [Yes, I would] and complete the registration procedure.)

17. The following screen appears. Click [OK].

18. The following screen appears after installation has been completed. Please click [Finish].

If restating the computer is necessary, the [Restart] screen will be displayed. In this case, click [Restart] to restart the computer.

This completes method for installing the software.



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