Locate Canon Drivers and Software to Download and Install

Article ID: ART180444 | Date published: | Date last updated: 08/24/2022


Learn where to download the drivers and software from the Canon USA website.


Download the Drivers and Software for your product.

Whether you have a new printer or computer, an updated operating system, or for some reason your printer and computer are no longer able to communicate, driver update and reinstall may be helpful.

To access the Downloads page for your product, select your model from the appropriate series dropdown below.


 If your model is not listed in the dropdown menu, please view the how-to video or follow the instructions below to navigate to your model's download page.

Navigate manually to the Download Page for your product.

To utilize all functions of your printer or scanner, you may need the Canon software for your model. Follow these steps below to install Canon drivers or software for your printer or scanner.

  1. Go to the Canon Support page so we can search for the specific printer model you have.

  2. Enter your Canon model in the box. When your model appears below the box, click it.

    Type the model name of your product, then click on its listing below the text entry field

  3. You will be redirected to the Drivers & Downloads page for the model you searched for in the previous step.

  4. Select the Drivers, Software, or Firmware tab to choose what you want to download.

Note Software is shown in the example below.

  • If this is your first software or driver installation, performed a computer operating system update, or the printer is unable to communicate with the computer, you will need to download the recommended driver in order to print.
  1. Choose the Select button to the right of the software or driver file you wish to download. Once you choose Select, the button will change to say Close.

  2. Select Download to save the file to your computer.

drivers and downloads screen with Software tab selected 

Note Your software list may vary from the example you see here.

  1. Once the download is complete, double-click on the file from the download location. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Special Exceptions

  •  If you use a Mac®  and have certain PIXMA TS, TR or CanoScan models, drivers aren't available because they use AirPrint technology for printing / scanning. 

  •  Mac users will need to double-click the .PKG file which appears after double-clicking the downloaded file.

Quick Menu.pkg icon 

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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