Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Software Guide for Windows

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Manual

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    Software Guide for Windows • ZoomBrowser EX • CameraWindow • Map Utility • Movie Uploader for YouTube • PhotoStitch Special Features Transfer Images and Movies ... Images Back Up to a CD A Attach Images to Email Plus many other useful features 1 Table of Contents How to Use This Manual
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    ... depending upon the camera or printer model in use. • The explanations in this guide are based on the premise that a Canon compact digital camera will be used with the software. • Some functions may not be available depending on the camera model. C...
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    ... in sleep (standby) mode. Please refer to your computer manual for instructions regarding the sleep (standby) mode. • Do not disconnect the camera from the ... charged batteries if you cannot use an AC adapter. • See the Camera User Guide for procedures on connecting the camera to ...
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    ... More Advanced Techniques Appendices Table of Contents About this Manual ...2 Precautions for Connecting the Camera to the Computer ...3 Things to Remember ...6 ... a Single Page ...12 Index Print ...14 Transferring Images by Connecting the Camera to a Computer ...9 How to Use ZoomBrowser EX's ...
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    ..., Filtering and Sorting Images...45 Comparing Images ...47 My Camera Settings ...48 Transferring Images ...50 CANON iMAGE GATEWAY ...51 About CANON iMAGE GATEWAY (for U.S.A. customers only) ...51 . Registering ...51 Available Services ...52 . Transferring Images to a ...
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    ... are the main ones used for CameraWindow and ZoomBrowser EX procedures. CameraWindow This is software that communicates with the camera. You can use it to transfer images to and from the camera, organize images on the camera, and upload movies on ...
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    ...Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices ZoomBrowser EX's Main Window How to Display the Main Window ZoomBrowser EX's Main Window will appear after the camera images are transferred and CameraWindow closes. You can also display it by doubleclicking the ZoomBrowser EX icon on the desktop. ...
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    ... can be accessed by selecting a task in the Main Window and following the instructions in the guidance section of the new window. For further details on the ... to a previous step. An overview for the selected task appears here. 2 Table of Contents Follow the instructions to perform the task. 8
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    ... software manual assume that you have correctly installed the software. See the Camera User Guide for...right appears, click [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow]. With Windows XP,... the program. 3. Click [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow], then click ...
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    ...Menu Screen) : Folders containing newly acquired images Images selected with [Photobook Set-up] on the camera will be saved to the [Photobook] folder. • Images from memory cards with large numbers of images (more than 1,000) may...
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    ... selection window will open when you insert a memory card into the memory card reader. If you select [View/Download Images Using Canon ZoomBrowser EX], ZoomBrowser EX will start and display the following window. Use this window to perform the...
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    Things to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Printing Printing a Single Image on a Single Page Prints one image per page. HINT Printing Movies Movies cannot be printed, but you can extract still images from movies, and print them after they have been saved. For ...
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    ... text onto an image and print. Sets the shooting date/time imprint settings. C Y P O 5 Click [3.... Printing will start. HINT Printing Using Other Software If you have specialized printing software... task button in the Main Window, followed by [Print Using Other Software]. Table of Contents 13
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    ... the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Index Print Prints an index of the images. 1 2 3 Click the [Print & Share] task button in the Main Window. Click [Index Print]. C Y P O Confirm that [1. Select Images] is chosen and select images for printing. Table of Contents 14
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    ... selected images. Click here to crop a portion of the selected image and print it. C Sets the number of rows or columns. Y P O Configures the printing of the shooting information, comments, headers, footers or page numbers. 5 Click [3. Print]. Printing will start. Table of Contents 15
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    ... Appendices How to Use CameraWindow First Menu Screen to Open This screen appears when the camera is connected to your computer. Click each button to display the available options. Displays in-camera memory card information. Displays camera information. C HINT Y P...
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    ... screen appears when you click [Import Images from Camera] on the Menu screen, then click [Select .... Viewer Window (Thumbnail Display) Turns the shooting date and folder name below ... display Returns to the Menu screen. C Images on the camera that match the selected filter display in the area ...
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    ... modes. Thumbnail display Returns to the Menu screen. C Images on the camera that match the selected filter display in the area to the ... blue. IMPORTANT • The functions (buttons) that display will differ depending on the camera model. • Clicking the (Delete) button will delete the image ...
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    ... View Image Displays the selected image in the Viewer Window. Task Buttons Selects a task to perform. Last Acquired Images You can check images by shooting date or My Category. Search Performs searches on images. Delete Deletes the selected images or folders. • Deleted images are sent to the ...
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    ... Menu Select here to show/hide such image information as the file name or shooting date or rating beneath the thumbnail. Zoom Button Use this to zoom in and ... (drag inside the browser area). Filter Tool Menu Displays only images that correspond to specific conditions. Table of Contents 20
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    Things to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Browser Area Tasks Change the Folder Level The level of folder displayed can be changed with the following procedures. • In Zoom mode, position the mouse cursor over the folder and click the icon when it displays...
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    ...Brightness Histogram A graph of the highlights and shadows distribution in an image. Shooting Information Displays detailed information, such as the shutter speed and exposure compensation setting. The camera model will determine what information is displayed. Image Selector Buttons When...
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    ... to show the relative position on the image. Edit an image. Display the shooting information. You can configure the information display by clicking the...side by side. Display at full screen size. Set ratings. Shooting information • The following window will appear when a movie is displayed. C...
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    ... Eye Correction Restores eye appearance to the original color when light reflected from the flash makes them appear red. • Click [Start] when Auto mode is selected. • Switch to Manual mode if Auto mode cannot correct the image, and select the location of the eye to correct. C Y P O 1 2 3 4 ...
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    Things to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Color/Brightness Adjustment You can adjust image color balance and brightness using a variety of methods. Brightness, Saturation, Contrast RGB Adjustment Procedures 1 2 3 4 5 Level Adjustment Tone Curve Adjustment ...
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    Things to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Trimming - Cropping a Portion of an Image Use this to delete unnecessary portions of the image and leave only the necessary portions. Procedures 1 2 3 4 5 Select a task from the left side of the window: [Edit] and ...
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    ... program with ZoomBrowser EX in advance, you can use that software to edit an image selected in ZoomBrowser EX. Registering an ... with external image editor] [3. Finish] • The shooting information may be lost from images recorded with the camera and then processed and saved with another image ...
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    Things to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Attaching Sounds You can add sound effects or background music to images and play back the sounds. Adding Sound Procedures + Symbol displayed on image thumbnails to which sound files have been added. 1 2 Select an...
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    ... You can create wide panoramic images by moving the camera slightly when recording a series of images and ... direction, making it easier to merge the images. (Some camera models may not feature the Stitch ... has insufficient memory, try one of the following methods to solve the problem. • Close all ...
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    .... Length Under 10 minutes Under 20 minutes Under 30 minutes Under 60 minutes IMPORTANT • Movies edited with this function cannot be transferred back to the camera. • Saving movies takes time, especially MOV type movies selected with [Save image type] takes a considerable amount of time. Table ...
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    ... available to be modified differ depending on the camera model. 3 4 Selects folders containing images. Digital Photo Professional's Tool Palette You can adjust all ... Ensure that you use the RAW image conversion software included with your camera. Table of Contents 31
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    ... of the data types included in the "Specifications" section of the Camera User Guide. • Only RAW images compatible with Digital ... explanation of operating procedures, download the Digital Photo Professional manual (PDF format) from the Canon website. HINT About RAW Images RAW images contain ...
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    ... or attached to an email message. Procedures 1 Select a task from the left side of the window: [Export] and [Export Still Images]. • You will lose the shooting information if you save images as a type other than JPEG. .bmp .jpg .tif Changing Movie Sizes and Types You can change a movieମ.
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    ... movie]. Extract your best shots as stills Exporting Shooting Information You can export the shooting information recorded with an image, such as the shutter speed and exposure, as a text file.... side of the window: [Export] and [Export Shooting Properties]. Ascertain the causes of failed photos ...
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    Things to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Creating Computer Screen Saver Images You can export images to serve as computer screen savers. Procedures 1 Select a task from the left side of the window: [Export] and [Export as a Screen Saver]. Creating Computer...
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    Things to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Saving to CDs You can save images along with their shooting information to CD-R/RW discs. Procedures 1 Select a task from the left side of the window: [Export] and [Backup to CD]. Back up important images or ...
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    ... GPS Information - Map Utility Using the information from images shot on a camera equipped with an internal GPS function, or information from GPS log ..., you can easily view on a map the shooting location, or the route travelled while carrying the camera. You can also add and delete location ...
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    ... in a GPS log file. Adds a GPS log file. Loads a GPS log file from a camera or memory card. • IMPORTANT Internet access is required to use this ... they can be viewed by numerous people. Only images taken on a camera equipped with an internal GPS function can be displayed. C ...
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    ...upload movies you have shot to YouTube. You can upload movies saved on the camera or a computer. Procedures 1 Connect the camera to ..., refer to steps 1- 3 in "Transferring Images". 2 3 4 5 6 7 C HINT Y P O [Upload Images from Camera] [Upload Movies to YouTube] Select movies. Click (Next...
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    ... image size and quality settings. • The mail software will start, and the send screen will appear....Windows Vista, configure the settings in your e-mail software. For example, you can configure Windows ...your computer, then start your e-mail software to attach and send the images. The destination ...
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    Things to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Slide Shows Viewing Images in Slide Shows A multiple selection of images can be shown at full size on the screen in succession as a slide show. You can freely configure the transition effects, information displayed and...
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    ... file names of multiple images in one procedure. Procedures 1 Name + Number Shooting Date + Number Name + Shooting ... xxx_02 xxx_03 xxx_04 Sorting Images into Folders by Shooting Date You can sort images into folders by their shooting dates. Procedures 200x/05/15 C xxx_05 Y P O 1 • You can ...
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    ...will list "Favorites" in the "Playback Menu" table of the "Menus" section at the end of the Camera User Guide. C Y P O 1 • Ratings can also be set with the following: - ZoomBrowser EX's [Edit] menu or Properties Window, or the rating setting ...
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    ...Method Used in Searches Used as Filter Criteria Display beneath Thumbnail Camera - O O ZoomBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional, Camera (Favorite), Windows 7/Windows Vista (Rating) O ZoomBrowser EX O - - - O Categories displayed beneath thumbnails can...
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    ...them. Procedures 1 Select a task from the left side of the window: [View & Classify] and [Search]. Ratings Keywords Comments Revision Dates Shooting Dates • After a search, the correlated images display in the [Search Results] folder. C HINT Y P O Tasks Related to Search Results You can ...
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    ... to specify the filter criteria. Sorting Images You can sort images in the Browser Area based on the specified parameters. D Type C A Name Ascending/ Descending Order C E B Shooting Date Rating Y P O 1 Procedures [View] and [Sort by]. Modification Date A B C D E 46 Table of Contents
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    ... to Remember Mastering the Basics More Advanced Techniques Appendices Comparing Images Comparing Multiple Images When a good photo opportunity arises, you can shoot the same subject using different shutter speeds and exposures. In ZoomBrowser EX, it is easy to compare images so that minute ...
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    ... screens to register to the start-up screen that appears when turning the camera on, and dedicated sounds to register to various camera operation ... Sound • Operation Sound • Selftimer Sound Procedures 1 Connect the camera to a computer to start CameraWindow. • For details, refer to steps ...
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    ...timer sound collectively if you select [Theme]. HINT Downloading My Camera Settings Files You can also download various files to use in My Camera Settings from CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. C Y P O Select a My Camera Settings file to replace in the right-hand list and click this button ...
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    ... camera. Refer to the "Data Type" item in "Specifications" near the end of the Camera User Guide to see if the camera ... with Design rule for Camera File system standards can be transferred to your camera's memory card. • You may not be able to transfer images back to the camera if they ...
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    ... GATEWAY (for U.S.A. customers only) CANON iMAGE GATEWAY is an online photo service for the purchasers of this product.... to use the various services. IMPORTANT • Internet access is required to use CANON iMAGE GATEWAY... settings to best connect to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY online photo services. • Any ISP...
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    ... More Advanced Techniques Appendices Available Services CANON iMAGE GATEWAY offers a variety of... Access even from mobile phones C Y P O Select [CANON iMAGE GATEWAY] from tasks on the left of the window.... an original collection of photos My Camera Settings Files on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Download ...
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    ... EX and CameraWindow to your preferences. • Overall themes, such as window appearances • Processing methods for images shot with the camera on end • Categories of shooting information displayed • Show/hide messages • Print settings • Zoom ...
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    ...up sound, shutter sound, operation sounds, self-timer sound). Sets the camera start-up screen and sound ... EX Functions Task Button Names Connect to Camera Acquire & Camera Settings Acquire Images from Memory Card C Y P O Description of Function Connects to the camera to open CameraWindow (menu ...
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    .... Uploads movies saved on the computer to YouTube. Connects to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and opens the registration page... GATEWAY and goes to the top of the page. Connects to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and displays albums ... Connects to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY and downloads images and sounds for use with My Camera ...
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    ... is a proprietary image type provided by Canon. It saves the output of the image pixels from a digital camera without any deterioration in the quality of the image. Some cameras might not support this image type. Windows bitmap (.BMP) TIFF (.TIF) This image type comes standard ...
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    ... required to use this function (You must already have an account with an Internet service provider (ISP), browser software installed and an Internet connection). ...] menu and select [All Programs] or [Programs], followed by [Canon Utilities], [ZoomBrowser EX] and [ZoomBrowser EX Uninstall...
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    ...holds the DPOF settings files. MISC • *1 Some camera models create thumbnail image files ...these files, you will be unable to transfer movies to the camera from a computer. *2 Thumbnail image files for index... not open or delete them. • Depending on the camera, some data types cannot be recorded...
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    ...in the System Requirements section? See "System Requirements" in the Camera User Guide. Is the camera correctly connected to the computer? See the Camera...to the playback mode to transfer data. See the Camera User Guide for details. Is the battery sufficiently charged? Check the battery charge...
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    .... Next, read Start by Checking This on the previous page and resolve the problem. Camera not detected, Events dialog/AutoPlay/Device Stage won't display or images will not transfer to the computer (when camera is connected to the computer via an interface cable). The camera may ...
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    ... [Imaging devices] category. Your camera model name or [Canon Camera] will display in these categories if ... quit the procedures. C Y P O 3 4 Select your camera model name or [Canon Camera], right-click and ... Delete all instances of your camera model name or [Canon Camera] if it appears in one or...
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    ... in a retrieval system any part of this guide without the permission of Canon is prohibited. • Canon reserves the right to change the .... • Illustrations and screenshots in this guide may differ slightly from the actual products. • The above items notwithstanding, Canon accepts no liability for...



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