Service Notice: EOS Utility/Picture Style File Registration Tool applications: USB Connection Issue on macOS 10.15.2

Article ID: ART176063 | Date published: 12/17/2019 | Date last updated: 03/03/2020


We would like to offer our sincere apologies to users who have been inconvenienced by this issue. Please see the details of this discovered issue below.



With the release of macOS 10.15.2 we have confirmed a USB connection issue with “EOS Utility 3.11.1 for Mac OS X” and “Picture Style File Registration Tool 1.0.0 for Mac OS X“ in which the software applications are unable to detect a connected Canon camera.


Support Plan

We are currently preparing to release versions of “EOS Utility for Mac OS X” and “Picture Style File Registration Tool” that incorporate a fix for this issue.



For EOS cameras with Wi-Fi functionality, the camera can be accessed by the EOS Utility software application via a Wi-Fi connection. For details, please review the user manual.
This issue does not occur with “EOS Utility 3.11.1. for Mac OS X” or “Picture Style File Registration Tool 1.0.0 for Mac OS X”  for macOS 10.15.0/10.15.1.



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