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Software

Software Starter Guide

(For the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Version 28)

Starter

You must install the software bundled on the Canon

Guide

Digital Camera Solution Disk before connecting the

28 Version For

camera to the computer.

 

Install the software.

Connect the camera

to the computer.

 

Windows p. 11

Macintosh p. 44

 

 

 

 

• This guide explains how to install the software programs and

 

 

 

 

briefly introduces their functions and operating procedures.

 

 

 

 

• Please read the software license agreement in this guide before

 

 

 

 

using the software. By using the software, you agree to be

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bound by the terms of the agreement.

Windows/Macintosh

Windows

Macintosh

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

The precautions noted within this guide are intended to instruct you in the safe and correct use of the products and to prevent injuries or damage to yourself, other persons and property. Please read and ensure that you understand them before proceeding to other sections of the guide.

Warnings This symbol indicates topics that could lead to death or serious injury if ignored or handled incorrectly.

Warnings

Do not play the supplied CD-ROM(s)in any CD player that does not support data CDROMs. Playing theCD-ROM(s)in an audio CD player (music player) could damage the speakers. It is also possible to suffer from hearing loss from listening with headphones to the loud sounds of aCD-ROMplayed on a music CD player.

Disclaimer

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this guide is accurate and complete, no liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions. Canon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described herein at any time without prior notice.

No part of this guide may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form, by any means, without the prior written permission of Canon.

Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a mistaken operation or malfunction of the camera, the software, the CompactFlash™ cards (CF cards), personal computers, peripheral devices, or use of non-CanonCF cards.

Trademark Acknowledgments

ArcSoft, the ArcSoft logo and ArcSoft PhotoStudio are trademarks or registered trademarks of ArcSoft, Inc.

Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.

CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation.

Macintosh, Mac OS and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Computer Inc., registered in the United States and other countries.

Microsoft® and Windows® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

Other names and products not mentioned above may be registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.

Copyright © 2006 Canon Inc. All rights reserved.

Canon Customer Support

For Canon Customer Support contacts, please see the Canon Customer Support leaflet supplied with your camera.

ArcSoft Customer Support

North America

46601 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538

Tel: (510) 440-9901(Mon. - Fri., 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM PST)E-mail:support@arcsoft.com

Other Regions

Please see the ArcSoft web site: http://www.arcsoft.com/maininternational.html.

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READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USING

Canon Software License Agreement

IMPORTANT - READ CAREFULLY BEFORE INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE! This document is a legal agreement ("Agreement") between you and Canon Inc. ("Canon") and governing your use of this software, and online manual or other electronic documentation, and sound data and image data, if any (the "Software"). BY INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, PROMPTLY STOP THE INSTALLATION PROCESS.

1. GRANT OF LICENSE

(1)Canon grants you a non-exclusivelicense to use ("use" shall mean storing, loading, installing, executing, or displaying) the Software on your computers solely for use with Canon product. You may allow other users of Canon's product to use the Software, provided that you shall impose on them on the assurance that such users shall abide by the terms of this Agreement and shall be subject to restrictions and obligations hereunder.

(2)With respect to the sound data and image data of the Software which is instructed to be used as installed in a Canon's digital still camera or digital video camcorder product ("Product") under the documentation for such Product, Canon grants you a non-exclusivelicense to install to and use them as installed in such Product.

(3)You may make one copy of the Software solely for back-uppurpose, provided that you shall reproduce the copyright notice in the Software, on a medium of suchback-upcopy; provided, however, that you

may not make any back-upcopy when the Software is provided to you as stored in a medium and you use the Software as installed in permanent storage unit (e.g., hard disk drive) of a computer. Any other copying of the Software is a violation of this Agreement.

2.RESTRICTIONS

You shall not use or copy the Software except as expressly granted or permitted herein, and shall not assign, sublicense, sell, rent, lease, loan, convey or transfer to any third party the Software, and you also shall not have any third party to do so. In addition, you shall not alter, translate, modify, convert to any other programming languages, disassemble, decompile or otherwise reverse engineer the Software and you also shall not have any third party to do so. You shall not modify, remove or delete any copyright notices appearing on the Software or on a medium, if any, on which the Software is delivered.

3.OWNERSHIP

Canon and its licensor retain in all respects the title, ownership and intellectual property rights in and to the Software. Except as expressly provided herein, no license or right, express or implied, is hereby conveyed or granted by Canon to you for any intellectual property of Canon.

4.EXPORT RESTRICTIONS

You agree to comply with all export laws and regulations of the country involved, and not to export or re-export,directly or indirectly, the Software in violation of any such laws and regulations, or without all necessary approvals.

5.SUPPORT AND UPDATE

Canon, Canon's subsidiaries and affiliates, their distributors and dealers are not responsible for maintaining the Software and helping you to use the Software, or providing you with any updates, bugfixes or support for the Software hereunder.

6.LIMITED WARRANTY AND DISCLAIMER

LIMITED WARRANTY. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF DESIGN, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALSO, THERE IS NO WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, QUIET POSSESSION, CORRESPONDENCE TO DESCRIPTION OR OF NONINFRINGEMENT WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE SOFTWARE IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE SOFTWARE PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU (AND NOT CANON, CANON'S SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, THEIR DISTRIBUTORS AND DEALERS) ASSUME THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. SOME STATES OR LEGAL JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR JURISDICTION TO JURISDICTION.

Canon, Canon's subsidiaries and affiliates, their distributors and dealers do not warrant that the functions contained in the Software will meet your requirements or that the operation of the Software will be uninterrupted or error free.

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However, if you are provided with the Software as stored in a medium, Canon warrants the medium to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of you obtained the same as evidenced by a receipt or otherwise.

CUSTOMER REMEDIES. Canon, Canon's subsidiaries and affiliates, their distributors and dealers' entire liability and your exclusive remedy shall be the replacement of the medium not meeting the LIMITED WARRANTY. The LIMITED WARRANTY does not apply if failure of the medium has resulted from accident, abuse or misapplication of the Software and shall not extend to anyone other than you.

NO LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL CANON, CANON'S SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, THEIR DISTRIBUTORS AND DEALERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (WHETHER KNOWN, FORESEEABLE OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER BUSINESS INFORMATION, OR OTHER COMPENSATORY, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE SOFTWARE, USE THEREOF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE EVEN IF CANON, CANON'S SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES, THEIR DISTRIBUTORS OR DEALERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. SOME STATES OR LEGAL JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE ON THE PART OF SELLER, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

DISCLAIMER OF INDEMNITY. CANON, ITS LICENSOR, CANON'S SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, THEIR DISTRIBUTORS AND DEALERS SHALL ASSUME NO OBLIGATION TO INDEMNIFY YOU AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR SUIT BROUGHT BY A THIRD PARTY ALLEGING THAT THE SOFTWARE OR USE THEREOF INFRINGES ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF SUCH THIRD PARTY.

7.TERM

This Agreement is effective upon your acceptance hereof by installing the Software and remains in effect until terminated. You may terminate this Agreement by destroying the Software including any and all copies thereof. This Agreement shall also terminate if you fail to comply with any terms of this Agreement. In the event that this Agreement terminates for your failure to comply with this Agreement, in addition to Canon enforcing its respective legal rights, you must promptly destroy the Software including any and all copies thereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sections 3, 5 through 7 and 9 through 11 shall survive any termination hereof.

8.U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE

The Software is a "commercial item," as that term is defined at 48 C.F.R. 2.101 (Oct 1995), consisting of "commercial computer software" and "commercial computer software documentation," as such terms are used in 48 C.F.R. 12.212 (Sept 1995). Consistent with 48 C.F.R. 12.212 and 48 C.F.R. 227.7202-1through227.7202-4(June 1995), all U.S. Government End Users shall acquire the Software with only those rights set forth herein. Manufacturer is CanonInc./30-2,Shimomaruko3-chome,Ohtaku, Tokyo146-8501,Japan.

9.SEVERABILITY

In the event that any provision of this Agreement is declared or found to be illegal by any court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be null and void with respect to the jurisdiction of that court or tribunal and all the remaining provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

10.GOVERNING LAW

The terms and conditions of this Agreement, the performance hereunder and the interpretation hereof shall in all respects be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan.

11.ACKNOWLEDGMENT

BY INSTALLING THE SOFTWARE, YOU AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTOOD IT, AND AGREED THAT THIS AGREEMENT IS THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND CANON CONCERNING THE SUBJECT MATTER HEREOF AND SUPERSEDES ALL PROPOSALS OR PRIOR AGREEMENTS, VERBAL OR WRITTEN, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN YOU AND CANON RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER HEREOF. NO AMENDMENT TO THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UNLESS SIGNED BY A DULY AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF CANON.

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Table of contents

 

Read This First

3

It’s so Simple! Make Prints Right at Home Like a Pro

...................... 4

Unbounded Possibilities with Entertaining Software

..................... 6

System Requirements ........................................................................

8

Programs and Compatible Operating Systems ................................

9

Before You Connect the Camera to the Computer .......................

10

Using the Software on the Windows Platform

 

– Preparations

11

Installing the Software and USB Driver ..........................................

11

Using the Software on the Windows Platform

 

– The Basics

16

Downloading Images to the Computer ..........................................

16

Printing Images ................................................................................

21

Using the Software on the Windows Platform

 

– Advanced Techniques

24

The ZoomBrowser EX Windows ......................................................

24

ZoomBrowser EX Features ..............................................................

30

Replaying Movies .............................................................................

33

Editing Movies .................................................................................

34

Operating the Shutter Remotely ....................................................

35

Merging Panoramic Images - PhotoStitch ......................................

38

Enjoy Customizing Your Camera with the My Camera ...Settings 39

Using the Software on the Macintosh Platform

 

– Preparations

44

Installing the Software ....................................................................

44

Using the Software on the Macintosh Platform

 

– The Basics

46

Downloading Images to the Computer ..........................................

46

Printing Images ................................................................................

50

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Using the Software on the Macintosh Platform

 

– Advanced Techniques

52

The ImageBrowser Windows ..........................................................

52

ImageBrowser Features ...................................................................

58

Replaying Movies .............................................................................

61

Editing Movies .................................................................................

62

Operating the Shutter Remotely ....................................................

63

Merging Panoramic Images - PhotoStitch ......................................

66

Enjoy Customizing Your Camera with the ...My Camera Settings 67

Appendices

72

ArcSoft PhotoStudio ........................................................................

72

Uninstalling the Software ...............................................................

74

Memory Card Folder Structure .......................................................

77

Troubleshooting ..............................................................................

78

Information about Your Camera

87

Non-SupportedPrograms and Features .........................................

87

Index .................................................................................................

88

Using the PDF Manuals

The following PDF-formatmanuals (hereafter PDF manuals) are provided to explain the features and procedures for using ZoomBrowser EX and ImageBrowser.

•ZoomBrowser EX Software User Guide (Windows)

• ImageBrowser Software User Guide (Macintosh)

Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader must be installed to read the aforementioned PDF manuals. If one of these applications is not already installed on your computer, download it from the following website. http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

Viewing PDF Manuals

Viewing Manuals Downloaded from a Website

These PDF-formatmanuals are available on the Canon website. Use your browser program to download these manuals from the following URL:http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/information-e.html

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Read This First

This chapter explains what you can accomplish using the camera with the software contained on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk.

It also lists the computer system configurations required to use the software.

About this Guide

•The explanations in this guide are based on Windows XP and Mac OS X v10.3. If you are using another version of these operating systems, the actual screen contents and procedures may vary slightly from those shown.

•The following terms are used in this guide. Mac OS X is used for Mac OS X (v10.2-v10.4)

Memory card is used for CF cards, SD cards, MultiMediaCards and PC cards.

Method for Downloading to a Computer without Additional Software

Your camera uses a standard image transfer protocol called Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP). With PTP and Windows XP or MaC OS X, you can download images without having to install additional software. However, there are some inconveniences and limitations to this downloading method. See the For Windows® XP and Mac OS X Users leaflet for details.

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It’s so Simple! Make Prints Right at Home Like a Pro

Shoot the images

See your Camera UserGuide for shooting instructions.

Install the software on the computer

Windows (p. 11)

Macintosh (p. 44)

Just install the software once at the beginning.

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Connect the camera to the computer

Precautions for

Connecting the

Camera to the

Computer (p. 10)

See your Camera UserGuide for connecting instructions.

Download images to the computer

Windows (p. 16)

Macintosh (p. 46)

Print the images

Windows (p. 21)

Macintosh (p. 50)

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Unbounded Possibilities with Entertaining Software

Print a Variety of Layouts

Print with the diverse layouts available in ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Macintosh). The examples shown are from ZoomBrowser EX (Windows).

With One Photo per Page Print, printing images is also easy.

Confirm all your images in one glance with index (contact sheet) printing.

Stitch a Panorama Together

Create a panoramic image from a series of images with PhotoStitch.