Canon PIXMA MP550 Drivers and Manual Installation

Canon PIXMA MP550 Drivers and Manual Installation – Canon PIXMA MP550 is a multifunctional inkjet printer that is capable to do all printing, copying, and scanning tasks. This all-in-one printer allows you to not only deliver photos right from your memory card and USB flash drive but also save your photo-lab-edited images from this remarkable printer back to your memory card and USB flash drive. This printer is completed with Canon FINE technology and 1 pl minimum ink droplet size so that you will produce detailed and vivid photos.

Canon PIXMA MP550 has 9600 x 2400 dpi color printing resolution. This printer also can deliver beautiful images in 9.2 pages per minute in mono and 6 pages per minute in color. This multifunctional printer is equipped with 5 individual ink tanks (black, cyan, magenta, pigmented black, yellow) and Canon ChromaLife100+ ink type. With these specifications, you can carry out brilliant photographs that can last up to 100 years.

The scanning feature of Canon PIXMA MP550 offers you as high as 2400 x 4800 dpi scanner optical resolution and 19200 x 19200 dpi scanner interpolated resolution. The scanner also serves you great quality scanned photos with 24-bit color depth and 48-bit internal color depth. This printer is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS users.

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COMPATIBILITYSPECIFICATIONHOW TO SETUPDOWNLOAD LINKS

Canon PIXMA MP550 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 (10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)

Canon PIXMA MP550 Specification

TYPE
Available Functions Print, Scan & Copy. Camera, Memory Card, and Mobile phone direct printing with Easy-Scroll Wheel and 5.0cm (2″) colour TFT display
PRINTER FUNCTIONS
Print Resolution Up to 9600 x 2400 dpi
Print Engine InkJet 5-ink with minimum 1 pl droplet size, FINE print head and ContrastPLUS
Photo Lab Quality Speed Borderless 10 x 15cm: Approx. 39 seconds (Standard)
Mono Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.2 ipm
Colour Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 6.0 ipm
Ink Cartridge Configuration Single Ink technology – 5 separate ink tanks (PGI-520BK, CLI-521BK, CLI-521C, CLI-521M, CLI-521Y)
Black Ink Tank Life Black: 324 pages (PGI-520BK), 3425 pages* (CLI-521BK)
Black: 4080 photos* (PGI-520BK), 650 photos* (CLI-521BK)
*Estimated Supplemental Yield
Colour Ink Tank Life Cyan: 535 pages (CLI-521C), Magenta: 510 pages (CLI-521M), Yellow: 530 pages (CLI-521Y)
Cyan: 203 photos (CLI-521C), Magenta: 193 photos (CLI-521M), Yellow:206 photos (CLI-521Y)
Media Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Pro II (PR-201), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201), Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501), Matte Photo Paper (MP-101), High Resolution Paper (HR-101N), T-shirt Transfer (TR-301), Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Media Input Rear Tray: Max. 150 sheets
Cassette: Max. 150 sheets
Media Size Rear Tray: A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial 10), 10 x 15cm, 13 x 18cm, 20 x 25cm
Cassette: A4, B5, A5, Letter
Media Weight Rear Tray: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m and supported Canon special media up to 300 g/m
Cassette: Plain paper: 64 to 105 g/m
Two Sided Printing Available by manual operation using plain paper
(Windows only)
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, 20 x 25cm, 13 x 18cm, 10 x 15cm)
Camera Interface and Connectivity Direct Print Port: Camera direct photo printing from PictBridge compliant digital cameras & camcorders
Card Direct Printing USB Flash Memory, CompactFlash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMedia Card (Ver4.1), and MultiMedia Card Plus (Ver4.1).
xD-PictureCard, xD-PictureCard Type M, xD-PictureCard Type H, Memory Stick Micro, RS-MMC, mini SD Card, micro SD, mini SDHC Card and micro SDHC.
Features: Multi-select print (select multiple images and number of prints for each image), Photo index print, Print all photos, DPOF print, Layout print, Sticker print, Print shooting information, Photo index sheet, Calendar print, ID photo print, Search by date, Slide show, File number & date print, borderless printing
Other Features Card Direct Printing Image Enhancements: Auto Photo Fix II, Vivid photo, Photo Optimizer PRO, Noise reduction, Face Brightener, Brightness, Contrast, Colour hue (skin tones), Sepia/Simulated illustration, Red Eye Reduction, Image Optimizer, Trimming
Photo Optimizer PRO (Windows only), Image Optimizer (Windows only), Photo Noise Reduction, Vivid Photo, Simulate Illustration, Monochrome effects, Templates
SCANNER FUNCTIONS
Scanner Type Flatbed CIS colour scanner
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 2400 x 4800dpi
Scanner Resolution Digital Up to 19200 x 19200dpi
Colour Scanning Depth 48 / 24 bit (RGB each 16 / 8 bit)
Halftone/Greyscale 16 / 8 bit
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA (Windows XP/Windows Vista)
Effective Scanning Width A4/LTR
OCR Bundle Yes (MP Navigator EX)
Other Features Push-scan, Auto Scan Mode, Scan to USB stick, Scan to memory card, Multi-Scan, PDF file creation/editing/password security*, Descreen, Unsharp mask, Stitch Assist*, Correct document orientation, Prevent show through, Correct Slanted documents, Photograph corrections (Fading correction, Grain correction, Reduce dust and scratches, Backlight correction, Auto Tone), Gutter Shadow Correction, Text (OCR)
* Function with MP Navigator EX
COPIER FUNCTIONS
Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document FCOT: Approx. 26 secs.
Multiple Copy max.99 copies
Zoom 25 – 400% in 1% increments and preset ratios
Other Features Auto Intensity (AE copy), Manual Intensity Adjustment, Image Repeat copy, Fit-to-page copy, Borderless copy, Sticker copy, 2-on-1 copy, 4-on-1copy, Frame Erase copy, Shadow erase, Trimming/Masking copy, Photo reprint, Face brightener, Fade restoration, Manual colour adjustment (brightness/contrast/hue), Gutter shadow corrected copy, Auto Photo Fix II

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MP550

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MP550 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP550.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MP550. 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 MP550 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MP550 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MP550.
  3. Canon PIXMA MP550 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect Canon PIXMA MP550 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 MP550.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MP550 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MP550 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 MP550 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon Canon PIXMA MP550 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MP550 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MP550 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MP550 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 MP550 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MP550 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP550

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MP550 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 MP550 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MP550, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon PIXMA MP550 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your Canon PIXMA MP550 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon PIXMA MP550 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until Canon PIXMA MP550 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MP550 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MP550 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 MP550) 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 MP550 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 MP550 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 MP550 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

Canon PIXMA MP550 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 Canon PIXMA MP550.

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 Canon PIXMA MP550.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

Canon PIXMA MP550-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
MP550 series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0520 MBDownload
MP550 series MP Driver (Windows XP x64)1.0513 MBDownload
MP550 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 x64)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
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 MBDownload
Solution Menu (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)1.4.31.7 MBDownload
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
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
MP550 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 For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.3.48.6 MBDownload
MP550 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.018 MBDownload
MP550 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
Canon ScanGear for (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5)15.4.112 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.07.1 MBDownload
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 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.0.629 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Solution Menu (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)1.4.1711 KBDownload
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
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)3.0.529 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 3.0 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0222 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
Linux Source file for ScanGear1.42.1 MBDownload
Debian Linux Print Drivers3.22.3 MBDownload
ScanGear for Linux1.42.1 MBDownload
RPM Linux Print Drivers3.22.3 MBDownload
MP550 series User Manual (Windows)1.0015 MBDownload
MP550 series User Manual (Mac)1.1032 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
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.

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Canon PIXMA MP550 Drivers and Manual Installation For Windows, Mac OS X

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MP550 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 MP550 Drivers