The Canon IJ Scan Utility is a software package that is installed on computers running Windows. The utility provides functionality to scan and save images into TIFF (Tagged Image File Format) or JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) formats. The utility also provides functionality to detect if the scanner is connected to the computer, check the scanner’s current status, and troubleshoot common problems with the scanner.
What Is Canon IJ Scan Utility?
The Canon IJ Scan Utility is software from Canon that allows you to scan images and documents using your computer and a Canon scanner. It is available as a free download for Windows operating systems
Canon IJ Scan Utility is a software application that supports the Canon imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE. It allows users to scan, save, edit and archive their digital images. It also comes pre-installed on these units. This tool also allows users to perform color management when printing images.
How To Set Up Canon IJ Scan Utility On Windows 10
Canon IJ Scan Utility is a free program for Windows that allows you to scan and import images from a Canon scanner or digital camera into your computer. It is designed to be compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.
Canon IJ Scan Utility is available as a free download from the Canon website. Just click on the Download Now link in the middle of the page to begin.
When you click on the Download Now link, you will be asked if you want to save or open it. Choose Save and select a location where you would like to save it, such as on your desktop or in a downloads folder. Once saved, double-click on the program icon to begin the installation process. Follow the prompts that appear onscreen until installation is complete.
Once installed, launch Canon IJ Scan Utility by clicking on Start > Programs > Canon Utilities > IJ Scan Utility. The first time you run it, it will prompt you to choose whether you’d like to import images from your scanner or camera. In this example, we’ll select Camera because we want to import images from a memory card in our Canon EOS 5D Mark II DSLR camera.
How To Set Up Canon IJ Scan Utility On Mac
IJ Scan Utility is software that allows you to scan images using the Canon IJ Scan Utility scanner. The Canon IJ Scan Utility software enables you to scan documents and images directly into any application, such as a word processor or scanner software.
Setting up Canon IJ Scan Utility on a Mac is easy
- Download the software from the download site and double-click it to open it
- Click “Open”
- Select “Applications” from the top menu and click “Canon IJ Scan Utility“
- Click “Continue” and enter your login credentials
- Click “Agree”
- Click “Close”
- You can now use the Canon IJ Scan Utility
IJ Scan Utility can be used with any Canon IJ printer with a flatbed scanner, including the Canon IJ Network Scanner and the Canon IJ 9000 series scanners. The setup process for IJ Scan Utility varies depending on whether you are using a Mac or a PC.
How To Set Up IJ Scan Utility On Mac?
Installing IJ Scan Utility on Mac. The Canon website provides instructions on how to install the software onto your computer’s hard drive. Visit the Canon website at https://support.usa.canon.com/kb/index?page=content&id=ART172324 for more information about installing software for your computer’s operating system (Mac OS X or Windows).
Troubleshooting Tips Takeaway: Use the Canon IJScan Utility to scan photos and documents directly into your printer, smartphone or tablet
Troubleshooting Canon IJ Scan Utility
- Users encounter problems while using this software because they do not know how to troubleshoot the issues with it properly. It includes:
- An issue wherein users are unable to scan their images with their units because of a wrong driver installation or faulty installation
- An issue wherein the scanned images do not appear in the computer when connected to it after scanning
- An issue wherein the scanned images are not clear and have lines in them
- The unit fails to respond when commands are entered into it or it has other problems related to its functions like unnecessarily running or shutting down unexpectedly
This article was intended for a more advanced crowd, as it assumed some pre-existing knowledge about the IJ Scan Utility. In addition, it also assumed a familiarity with Windows OS. We intentionally kept the article light on technical details; our goal was to simply give an overview of what the IJ Scan Utility could do, and show how easy it is to use.