Download the Scanning Software - Windows and Mac

Article ID: ART174839 | Date published: 07/09/2019 | Date last updated: 08/16/2022


Install the MP Drivers* (Windows) or IJ Scan Utility Lite (macOS) to enable full scanning functionality 
*MP Drivers includes the IJ Scan Utility application program


Get the Scanning Software

Select your model from the appropriate Operating System dropdown list.  After downloading , open the file from its save location to install.


If your model is not listed, please visit our Support Pages .

Launch the IJ Scan Utility


To run, select IJ Scan Utility in the appropriate location.

  • Windows 10 / 11: From the Start menu, select All Apps > Canon Utilities > IJ Scan Utility. If you do not see this, type IJ Scan Utility in the search bar.

  • Windows 8 / 8.1: Select IJ Scan Utility on the Start screen. (If IJ Scan Utility is not displayed on the Start screen, select the Search charm, then search for "IJ Scan Utility".)

  • Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP: From the Start menu, select All Programs > Canon Utilities > IJ Scan Utility > IJ Scan Utility to start IJ Scan Utility.

  •  If you do not see IJ Scan Utility in the Start menu, it can be found here:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\IJ Scan Utility\SCANUTILITY.EXE


To run, go to the Applications folder from Finder. Open the Canon Utilities folder, then open the IJ Scan Utility folder. Double-click on IJ Scan Utility, IJ Scan Utility2, or IJ Scan Utility Lite.


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