Install Print Studio Pro 2.2.3 or 2.2.4 on a Mac

Article ID: ART172390 | Date published: 11/02/2018 | Date last updated: 04/29/2020


Learn how to install Print Studio Pro 2.2.3 on a Mac computer.


Print Studio Pro is a Adobe Photoshop plug-in for Mac® that makes professional photo printing easy and convenient.

With Print Studio Pro you can:

  • Print bordered or borderless photos.

  • Perform index printing.

  • Print in black-and-white.

  • Print using ICC profiles.

  • Adjust margins or add text.


To install Print Studio Pro, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Canon Support website and enter your printer model name in the search box.

  2. Wait a moment, then select your model name when it appears under the box. Then select Go.

  3. When the support page appears, select the Drivers & Downloads button.

  4. Select the Software tab, then use the Select button to the right of the listing for Print Studio Pro.

     If you are using macOS® 10.15 or later, you will download Print Studio Pro 2.2.4. Prior macOS versions use version 2.2.3.

  5. The listing expands. Select Download.

    Drivers & Downloads screen, Software tab, then Print Studio Pro selected, and Download button highlighted.

  6. Open the file after it downloads to your computer. Then check your computer desktop for the package file. Click on it to begin installation.

    Print studio package file shown

  7. Select Continue and follow the on-screen instructions.

    Note You may be asked to enter your account password.

    Introduction screen

  8. From the Go menu of Finder, select Applications, then double-click on the Canon Utilities folder, Print Studio Pro folder, then the Plug-In Install icon.

    Plug-in Install app

  9. The Plug-In Install program detects supported versions of Photoshop installed on your computer. Select Yes to install the plug-in.

    Yes button shown on Plug-in Installer screen

    If asked, enter your account password then select OK.

    User Name and Password fields shown, then OK button highlighted.

    Note If you have multiple versions of Photoshop, you will be prompted to install the plug-in for each version. Select Yes to install the plug-in, or No to decline.
    If the installer doesn't detect a version of Photoshop, select Next to install it manually.

  10. After the plug-in installs, select Exit to end the installation program.

    Next or Exit buttons shown on Plug-In Installer screen

  11. Choose Browse to locate the plug-in folder for your supported version of Photoshop. Choose your application, then select Exit.

  12. Depending on the version of Photoshop you want to install the plug-in for, browse to the version's Plug-ins folder, then select Open.

    • Adobe Photoshop 2020
      /Applications/Adobe Photoshop 2020/Plug-ins

    • Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020
      /Applications/Adobe Photoshop Elements 2020/Support Files/Plug-ins

    • Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
      /Applications/Adobe Photoshop CC 2019/Plug-ins

    • Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
      /Applications/Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019/Plug-ins

    • Adobe Photoshop CC 2018
      /Applications/Adobe Photoshop CC 2018/Plug-ins

    • Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018
      /Applications/Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018/Plug-ins

      Plug-In Installer screen, Applications folder, then Plug-ins folder selected.

  13. Select Next.

    Click Browse button, choose the compatible app radio button, then click on the Next button.

  14. Select OK.

    Installation complete. Select OK.

  15. Select Exit to exit the Plug-in Installer program.

How to use the plug-in

  1. Launch Photoshop on your computer.

  2. Open an image to print.

  3. From the File menu, choose:

    Photoshop/Photoshop Elements
    Click Automate > Canon Print Studio Pro....

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
    Click Plug-in Extras > Canon Print Studio Pro....

    Print Studio Pro launches.


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