Canon PIXMA MP490 Printer Driver Download and Manual

Canon PIXMA MP490 Multifunction Printer (Print, Scan, Copy)

  • Canon PIXMA MP490 Printer Driver Download, Support Windows and macOS

There is no doubt that printer is one of the most needed electronic stuff in nowadays world. The printer is needed nowadays for many uses. You can use it for printing documents, tasks, reports, sticker, or a photo. However, nowadays, the printer is needed more than just that. Canon PIXMA MP490 is the example of special printer needed in this era.

Canon PIXMA MP490 is your best choice. Why? Because this printer can be used not only for printing the document you have, but this printer also can help you in other things such as copying and also scanning. This metallic silver printer is awesome in printing, with the resolution that is around 600 x 600 dpi for black and white printing and 4800 x 1200 dpi for full-color printing. The scanner is also in the same level with 2400 x 1200 dpi for optical resolution and 19.200 x 19.200 for interpolated resolution.

The printer can be used not only for printing. Canon PIXMA MP490 shows that is true. This printer is not only used for printing document, but you can also use it for scanning and copying the document. Thus, this special printer is a must for you to have. If you want it, go buy it.

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Canon PIXMA MP490 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows XP (x64) / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)

Canon PIXMA MP490 Specification

Printing Technology Color Inkjet with FINE technology
Maximum Resolution Black: up to 600 x 600dpi
Color: up to 4800 x 1200dpi
Print Speed 4 x 6″ borderless photo: approx. 43 sec
ESAT Black: Approx. 8.4ipm
ESAT Color: Approx. 4.8ipm
Depth Not Specified by Manufacturer
Minimum Ink Droplet Size 2 picoliters
Ink Type ChromaLife 100+
CL-211 Color Cartridge
PG-210 Black Cartridge
CL-211XL-Extra Large Color Cartridge
PG-211XL-Extra Large Black Cartridge
Ink Palette CMYK
Ink Cartridge Configuration 1 x black
1 x color
Printer Duty Cycle Not Specified by Manufacturer
Print Archival Life 300 Years
Printer Language Not Specified by Manufacturer

 

Scanner
Scanner Type Flatbed
Image Sensor Contact Image Sensor (CIS)
Optical Resolution Max: 1200 x 2400dpi
Interpolated Resolution Interpolated: 19,000 x 19,000dpi
Color Depth 48-bit internal/24-bit external
Reflective Scan Area 8.5 x 11.7″
Scan Modes AE (Auto Exposure/Intensity) Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Frame Erase Copy, Intensity, Multiple Copy (1-99 pages)

 

Copier
Copy Speed Color: Approx. 37 seconds
Copy Resolution Not Specified by Manufacturer
Reduction/Enlargement 25 – 400%
Copy Features AE (Auto Exposure/Intensity) Copy, Borderless, Fit-to-Page, Frame Erase Copy, Intensity, Multiple Copy (1-99 pages)
Paper Handling
Maximum Paper Width 10″
Maximum Printable Area 8 x 10″
Paper Sizes 4 x 6″, 5 x 7″, 8 x 10″, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 envelopes
Borderless Photo Sizes 4 x 6″ up to 8 x 10″
Paper Types Photo Paper Pro Platinum, Photo Paper Pro II, Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss, Photo Paper Glossy and Matte Photo Paper
Maximum Paper Thickness Not Specified by Manufacturer
Special Media Support Greeting Cards and Photo Stickers

 

Connectivity
Computer Interface USB 2.0
Compatible Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDHC, MultiMediaCard (v4.1), MultiMediaCard Plus (v4.1), CompactFlash Card, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO; Memory Stick Duo and Memory Stick PRO Duo
The following can be used with the addition of a special adapter sold separately: miniSD Card, miniSDHC, microSD Card, microSDHC, RS-MMC (v4.1), Memory Stick Micro, xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card (Type M), and xD-Picture Card (Type H).
Direct Print Capable Yes
Network Capable No
PostScript Support No
System & Software Requirements System requirements vary by application.
Compatible Operating Systems Windows® Vista, Windows XP/2000 and Mac OS® X v10.3.9 to v10.5.x7. Compatible with Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista or XP (not included on installation CD)

 

Physical
Status Display No
Image Preview Display 1.8″ LCD
Software Included: Setup Software & User’s Guide CD-ROM, MP490 Printer Driver, Easy-Photo Print EX, MP Navigator EX, Solution Menu, EasyWeb-Print (Windows only)
Power Requirements 110VAC 50/60Hz
Dimensions (WxDxH) 17.5 x 13.1 x 6.1″ (444.5 x 332.74 x 154.94mm)
Weight 13 lb (5.85 kg)

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MP490

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MP490 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP490.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MP490. In case you don’t have, the link below is for anyone who needs the software file.
  2. USB cable is necessary, thus you can connect your computer and the printer. USB cable usually comes with the printer package.

After you are done with the preparations for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP490 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MP490 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MP460.
  3. Canon MP460 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MP460 USB cable. The wizard, then, will detect the USB cable. Once the USB cable is detected, you will be led to the installation instructions of Canon PIXMA MP490.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MP490 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MP490 Drivers

Considering this approach or method for the installation, find Add A Printer selection you get from the inbuilt feature for Windows.

Prepare:

  1. Canon PIXMA MP490 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MP490 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MP490 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MP490 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MP490 should be extracted which file you can find through TEMP folder.
  4. Hit start, then Control Panel, and locate View Devices & Printer when it comes to Windows 7 and Vista. Hit Fax & Printers for XP users.
  5. Locate Add a Printer.
  6. Finish with it, provide the path for the extracted setup file.
  7. Follow the installation instructions from the wizard.
  8. The installation of Canon PIXMA MP490 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MP490 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP490

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MP490 Driver CD or Software Disk that you get from the printer package.
  3. Another thing that you need is USB cable that is used to connect your computer and printer. This one also becomes one package with the printer.

For the installation process of Canon PIXMA MP490 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MP490, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MP460 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MP460 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MP460 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MP460 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MP490 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP490 Printer Driver on Linux

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Guidelines:

  1. Run the computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Visit the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon PIXMA MP490) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA MP490 Printer Driver

For Windows:

  1. Look for the Windows button on your device’s keyboard.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Look for Uninstall a Program tab, select it.
  4. Look for the name of the printer driver you wish to uninstall.
  5. Click on the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is done.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Select System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you wish to uninstall. (Select Canon PIXMA MP490 if your printer is of that type.)
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate Unlock button on the upper right section, select it.
  5. Enter password.
  6. Locate the Canon PIXMA MP490 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MP460 Wireless Connection Setup

(If the Printer is compatible with Wireless)

Connecting with WPS

Requirement:

  1. Physical WPS push button must be present.
  2. The network must use WPA or WPA2 security.

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press and hold WPS button for 5 seconds, release.
  2. Press OK button after 2 minutes.
  3. After the connection is made, press OK to complete setup.

Install software for PIXMA MP460.

If the connection still fails, please contact manufacturer.

Standard Connection Method

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select WLAN Setup icon.
  2. Press the left function button.

Wi-Fi lamp will light up after enabling wireless connection. Printer searches for access that supports WPS.

Step 3

  1. Press the Stop/Reset button
  2. Select Standard setup then press OK button to start process of standard setup.

Printer is searching for available wireless network.

  1. Use navigation arrows to select access point (the name of your network). Press OK.

Press left function button to search again if you cannot see your network on the list.

  1. Press OK to input/edit network password (case sensitive).

Use the virtual keyboard to enter a password. Follow the procedure as instructed:

  1. Password is case sensitive. Press the center function button to navigate between numeric, upper case, and lower case.
  2. Use navigation arrows to pick a character on the keyboard, press OK to confirm selection, and move another character.
  3. Repeat step (a) and (b) for more characters to input.
  4. After inputting password, press left function button to complete.
  5. Confirm your password. Press OK to edit, if needed.
  6. Press left function button to complete setup. Press OK.

Follow by installing software for PIXMA MP460.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MP460-factory default settings

Step 1

  1. Press printer’s Home button.

Step 2

  1. Use navigation arrows to select Setup icon.
  2. Press the right function button.

Step 3

  1. Use left navigation arrow to select Device Settings.
  2. Press OK.

Step 4

  1. Use up navigation arrow to access LAN settings.
  2. Press OK.
  3. Use down navigation arrow to select Yes for reset setting.
  4. Press OK.
  5. WLAN Settings now reset. A message [Processing….Please wait momentarily] is shown.
  6. Press OK to complete resetting WLAN.

canonupdates.com will give you the official driver and software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP x64/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
PIXMA MP490 Solution Menu (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)1.4.31.7 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0520 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 series MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0513 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 series MP Driver (Windows 2000)1.0420 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.05.6 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP (32-bit)3.3.1293 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)3.0648 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 2000)2.9.52.7 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)3.0546 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.017 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/Mac OS X 10.5)15.5.2a12 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 IJ Scan Utility Lite (OS X 10.11)2.3.022 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/Mac OS X 10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 3.0 Opener (OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.0.0a2.1 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.0.629 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 Solution Menu (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)1.4.1711 KBDownload
PIXMA MP490 Solution Menu (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.1a2.2 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Mac OS X 10.5/10.6)1.1.09.8 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)3.0.529 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 MP Navigator EX 3.0 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0222 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)1.0.0289 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 series User Manual (Windows)1.0013 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 series User Manual (Mac)1.1028 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
PIXMA MP490 Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload

Manuals are available in PDF format and HTML format

PDF format

Memo: File names having the extension.pdf are PDF files.
You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to read PDF files.

Follow the instructions below to download manuals in PDF format.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded file to open it.

HTML format

Follow the instructions below to download the compressed files on Windows.

  • Click the file link, select Save, and specify the directory to save the file. The download will start automatically.
  • Downloaded files will be saved in the specified folder in a self-extracting form (.exe format).
  • Double-click the files to decompress them and save them in the same folder.
  • To open and HTML format manual double-click the file.html in the folder.

Follow the instruction below to download the compressed files on Macintosh.

  • Click the file name you want to download. The download will start automatically.
  • Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  • Double-click the downloaded files. Files will be decompressed automatically, and the Photo Application Guide folder will be created on your computer’s desktop.
  • To open an HTML-format manual, double-click the file.html in the folder.

Canon PIXMA MP490 Printer Driver Download and Manual For Windows, macOS

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MP490 since you can download them on our site Canon Printer Support that provides the download link for both software and driver of canon series from the Official site. You need only to hit the download link below and then follow the instructions manually. User manual can be downloaded as well, thus you effortlessly can finish the installation process.

Canon PIXMA MP490 Printer Driver Download