Canon PIXMA MX474 Software, Driver and Setup Download

Canon PIXMA MX474 Software, Driver and Setup Download For Windows, Mac, Linux – Another choice of printer, if you are looking for a replacement for your old printer at home, is PIXMA MX474. This printer designed mainly for office uses even if it is a very great choice as a personal home printer, but there are some functions or features that might be more useful for office works such as the fax function. Considering it’s multifunction, this printer sold at a quite cheap price. So this printer is worth the cash.

Even if Canon MX474 is not aimed at professionals who needs a lot of photo printing, but the result image printing from this printer is not bad, although you have to choose the best quality when you print. It also can be used as scanner machine, copier machine and also a fax machine. So with this one printer, you can save your money from buying a lot of machine because of Pixma MX474 capable of doing everything.

You can use all of the function of this Canon PIXMA MX 474 by connecting it to a laptop or computer, but the copier and fax function can also be used as a standalone copier and fax. That way it is more comfortable for you if you need to copy or fax something fast.

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Canon PIXMA MX474 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 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX474 Specification

PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS
Print Resolution Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Technology 2 FINE Cartridges (BK, CL)
Inkjet system with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
ChromaLife100 inks
Mono Document Print Speed Approx. 9.7 ipm
Colour Document Print Speed Approx. 5.5 ipm
Photo Print Speed Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 46 seconds¹
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, LTR, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Two Sided Printing Manual
SCANNER SPECIFICATIONS
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Scanner Type Flatbed, ADF and CIS colour scanner
Scanner Resolution (Optical) Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
A4 Scan Speed Approx. 15 seconds
Maximum Document Size Flatbed: A4, LTR (216x297mm)
ADF: A4, LTR, LGL
OCR Yes
Scanning Depth (Input / Output) Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit
COPIER SPECIFICATIONS
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Copy Speed Colour Document sFCOT: Approx. 24 seconds¹
sESAT: Approx. 4.7 ipm¹
sESAT ADF: Approx. 4.3 ipm¹
Multiple Copy 1 to 99 pages
Copy zoom 25-400%
Copy functions Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying
Copy quality settings Fast, Standard, High
FAX SPECIFICATIONS
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Fax Type Super G3 / Colour
Fax Resolution Mono: up to 300 x 300dpi
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi
Fax Speed Mono: approx. 3 sec. (33.6kbps)
Colour: approx. 1 min. (33.6kbps)
Fax Memory Up to 50 pages
COMPATIBLE INKS
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Standard Ink Cartridges PG-440 (Black)
CL-441 (Colour)
Optional XL Ink Cartridges PG-440XL (Black XL)
CL-441XL (Colour XL)
INK YIELDS
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PBK (Pigment Black) Standard: 180 document pages or 2,465 photos*
Optional XL: 600 document pages or 7,560 photos*
CL (Colour – CMY) Standard: 180 document pages or 69 photos
Optional XL: 400 document pages or 150 photos
Testing standards ISO/IEC 24711 for A4 colour document pages
ISO/IEC 29102 for 10x15cm colour borderless photos
Values obtained by continuous printing
* Estimated supplemental yield
PAPER SUPPORT
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Paper Types Plain Paper
Envelopes (DL, COM10)
Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon Glossy Everyday Use (GP-501)
Canon Matte (MP-101)
Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)
Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Canon T-Shirt Transfer (TR-301)
Maximum Paper Input Max. 100 sheets of plain paper
Max. 20 sheets of photo paper
Paper Sizes A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper up to 300 g/m² (PT-101)
CONNECTIVITY
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Wired Connections Hi-Speed USB
Wireless Connections Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b/g/n¹
Access Point Mode
Applications Support PIXMA Printing Solutions app¹
Apple AirPrint
Google Cloud Print
SOFTWARE
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Supported Operating Systems Windows 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista SP1 & SP2 / XP SP3 32-bit
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
Supported Mobile Systems iOS (PIXMA Printing Solutions app, AirPrint)
Android (PIXMA Printing Solutions app)
Windows RT
Minimum System Requirements Windows: Internet Explorer 8, internet connection or CD-ROM
Mac: Safari 5 and internet connection
Display: 1024 x 768 XGA
Software Included MP Driver with Scanning Utility
Quick Menu
My Image Garden
Easy-WebPrint EX (plug-in for IE8 or higher)
PHYSICAL FEATURES
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Display Type & Size Full dot LCD display
Display languages English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Turkish, Greek, Slovakian, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian
Automatic Document Feeder Up to 30-sheets
Dimensions (W x D x H) 458 x 385 x 200 mm
Weight 8.4kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.1 W (Wi-Fi connection to PC)
Off: Approx. 0.3 W
Copying: Approx. 18 W
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 43.0 dB(A)
Recommended Operating Environment Temperature: 15-30°C
Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)
Duty Cycle up to 3,000 pages / month
Print Resolution Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Mono Document Print Speed Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Colour Document Print Speed Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Photo Print Speed Photo print speed is based on default driver setting using ISO/JIS-SCID N2 standard on Canon Photo Paper Plus Glossy II and does not take into account data processing time on host computer.
Scanner Resolution (Optical) Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution based on ISO 14473 standard. When scanning in high resolution, the scan size is restricted.
A4 Scan Speed Colour document scan speed is measured with ISO/IEC 24735 Annex C Test Chart A. Scan speed indicates the time measured between pressing the scan button of the scanner driver and the on-screen status display turns off.
Copy Speed Colour Document Colour document copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.
Fax Speed Fax transmission speed is based on default setting using ITU-T No.1 chart for mono and Canon Colour Fax Test Sheet for colour. Actual transmission speed may vary depending on document complexity, fax settings at receiving end, and line conditions etc.
Wireless Connections Wi-Fi frequency band: 2.4GHz, Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
Applications Support PIXMA Printing Solutions is Canon’s free application for smartphones and tablets. Not available in certain countries or regions.
Power Consumption When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
Acoustic Noise Levels When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.

Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MX474

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MX474 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX474.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX474. 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 MX474 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MX474 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MX474.
  3. Canon MX474 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MX474 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 MX474.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MX474 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MX474 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 MX474 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MX474 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MX474 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MX474 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MX474 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 MX474 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX474 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX474

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MX474 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 MX474 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX474, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MX474 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MX474 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MX474 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MX474 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MX474 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX474 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 MX474) 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 MX474 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 MX474 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 MX474 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX474 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 MX474.

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 MX474.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX474-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.

If you have a printer Canon PIXMA MX474, then you will need to surely have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that canonupdates.com will give you the official driver & software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MX474 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0124 MBDownload
Canon MX474 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.149 MBDownload
Canon MX474 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X)1.29.9 MBDownload
Canon MX474 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)3.3.43.1 MBDownload
Canon MX474 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
Canon MX474 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)5.7518 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.302.5 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.107.3 MBDownload
Canon MX474 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.301.2 MBDownload
Canon MX474 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.101.5 MBDownload
Canon MX474 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)4.101.4 MBDownload
Canon MX474 ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.301.2 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
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 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.1.621 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.15.6 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
Quick Menu (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)2.6.19.2 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)1.6.015 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
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)1.6.0879 KBDownload
Speed Dial Utility (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.6.04.8 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.6)2.0.1220 MBDownload
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Canon MX474 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.212 MBDownload
Canon MX474 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.28.8 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.30471 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.1078 KBDownload
Canon MX474 Getting Started GuideV12.7 MBDownload
Canon MX474 Getting Started GuideV12.6 MBDownload
Setting Up the FAXV12.1 MBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX474 Software, Driver and Setup Download For Windows, Mac, Linux

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Canon PIXMA MX474 Driver and Software Download