Canon PIXMA MX525 Driver Download and Manual Installation

Canon PIXMA MX525 Driver Download and Manual Installation For Windows, Mac, Linux – PIXMA MX525 has a great design and compact body. The price set for this printer is quite cheap considering many features and functions it has. A great feature added to this model is the ADF feature which stands for Automatic Document Feeder, that can hold up to 30 pages. But the paper tray for this model can hold up to 100 sheets of paper either the input tray or the output tray. Another great feature is the duplex printing, with this feature you can print both sides of a document at once. Making your work easier and also more efficient.

Canon PIXMA MX525 has the option of wireless connectivity, that allows you to connect to this printer with WiFi. With this feature you don’t have to bother with cables anymore and about moving here and there if you want to print from another computer. Besides that, you can also directly print and scan your documents from your device. You need to install Canon’s free app first on your device to be able to use this feature. But for iOS user, the app already inside their devices.

Canon PIXMA MX525 also has a great service which is Google Cloud Print service, to make it easier for you to print from anywhere with WiFi connection.

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MX375 Driver and Canon PIXMA MX475 Drives

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Canon PIXMA MX525 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 / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX525 Specification

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Available Functions Print, Copy, Scan & Fax with Wi-Fi & Ethernet connectivity, mobile printing, AirPrint support, printing via internet, direct printing with 6.2cm TFT display, 2-sided printing, scan to cloud & 30-page ADF.
What’s in the box All-In-One printer, 2 FINE cartridges, Power cord, Telephone cable, Setup guide, Software and User’s manual CD

PRINTER

Print Resolution Up to 4800 ¹ x 1200 dpi
Print Engine Inkjet, 2 FINE Cartridges, 4-colour system with minimum 2pl droplet size, ChromaLife100 system
Mono Document Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 9.7 ipm
Colour Document Print Speed ESAT: Approx. 5.5 ipm
Photo Print Speed Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 46 seconds (Standard)
Two Sided Printing Automatic 2-sided printing
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Direct Disc Printing n/a
Other Print Features Normal size print, Borderless printing, Fit-to-Page print, Scaled print, Multiple page per sheet print, Booklet print, Poster print, Collate ¹

INKS

Standard Ink Cartridges 2 FINE cartridges:
Black: PG-540
Colour: CL-541
Optional Ink Cartridges High yield XL Cartridges:
Black: PG-540XL
Colour: CL-541XL
Ink Tank Life – Document Printing A4 Colour Document
Black: 180 pages
XL Black: 600 pages
Colour: 180 pages
XL Colour: 400 pages
Ink Tank Life – Photo Printing 10x15cm photo
Black: 2,465 photos*
XL Black 7,560 photos*
Colour: 69 photos
XL Colour: 150 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield

PAPER SUPPORT

Paper Type Plain Paper, Envelopes, Photo Paper Pro Platinum (PT-101), Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201), Photo Paper Pro Luster (LU-101), 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)
Maximum Paper Input Front Tray: Max. 100 sheets
Paper Size A4, B5, A5, Letter, Legal, Envelopes (DL size or Commercial #10), 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²
Photo paper up to approx. 300 g/m² (Canon special media, PT-101)

FAX

Standalone Fax Yes
PC Fax Win: Via Fax modem (in MFP)*
Mac: n/a
*1 location, B/W transmission only
Colour Fax Yes
Transmission Speed Mono/colour Mono: Approx. 3 sec./page (33.6kbps)
(based on default setting using ITU-T No.1 chart) ¹
Colour: Approx. 1 min/page (33.6kbps)
(based on default setting using Canon Colour Fax Test Sheet) ¹
Modem Speed Maximum 33.6kbps (Automatic fall back)
Compression Method Mono/colour Mono: MH, MR, MMR
Colour: JPEG
Memory transmission Yes
Fax Resolution Mono: 8pels/mm x 3.85 lines/mm (Standard), 8pels/mm x 7.7 lines/mm (Fine), 300dpi x 300dpi (Extra Fine)
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi (Photo)
Greyscale / Colour Gradation Mono: 256 levels
Colour: 24 bit (full colour) (RGB each 8 bit)
Fax Memory Up to 50 pages (Page count is based on ITU-T No.1 chart or Canon FAX Standard Chart No.1)
Coded Dials Max. 20 locations
Group Dial Max. 19 locations
Redial Yes
FAX/TEL Auto Switch Yes
Answering Machine Hook-up Yes
Error correction mode (ECM) Yes, ITU-T T.30 compatible
Telephone handset No
Reports Activity report, User’s data list, Telephone number list, Memory list, Rejected number list, Caller history list

SCANNER

Scanner Type Flatbed, ADF and CIS colour scanner
Film Scanning n/a
Scanner Resolution Optical Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
A4 Scan Speed (reflective) Approx. 15 seconds
Colour Scanning Depth Flatbed scan 48bit input / 24bit output (RGB each 16bit/8bit)
Halftone/Greyscale Flatbed scan 16bit input / 8bit output
Compatibility TWAIN / WIA
Effective Scanning Width Flatbed: A4/LTR (216x297mm) ADF: A4,LTR, LGL
OCR Bundle Yes (My Image Garden)

COPIER

Colour/Photo Copy Yes
Copy Speed Colour Document sFCOT: Approx. 21 seconds
sESAT: Approx. 4.7 ipm
Multiple Copy 1 to 99 pages
Zoom 25-400% , preset ratios
Copy functions & enhancements Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying

INTERFACE

Display Type & Size 6.2cm colour TFT display with Dual Function Panel
Interface Type – PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (‘B’ Type Port)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP
Ethernet: IEEE802.3u (100BASE-TX), IEEE802.3(10BASE-T), 10/100Mbps (auto switchable)
Bluetooth v2.0(Option): Maximum Speed 1.44Mbps (JPEG, PNG only, OPP, BIP)
Interface Type – Non PC USB flash memory (‘A’ Type Port)
EPP-Android & Windows RT devices, iEPP-iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
Apple AirPrint
PIXMA Cloud Link
Google Cloud Print
PictBridge (LAN & Wireless LAN)

SOFTWARE

Supported Operating System Windows 8 (32 and 64-bit)
Windows RT
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
Software Included My Image Garden with HD Movie Print , Scanning Utility, Easy-WebPrint EX (download) and Quick Menu with CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM access

PHYSICAL FEATURES

Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) Up to 30-sheets
Dimensions (W x D x H) Approx. 458 x 385 x 200 mm
Weight Approx. 8.7 kg
Temperature Range Operating environment: 5-35°C
Humidity Operating humidity: 10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 42.5 dB(A)
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.0 W (USB connection to PC, scanning lamp off)
Off: Approx. 0.3 W (USB connection to PC)
Copying: Approx. 19 W

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Software & Driver Installation For Canon PIXMA MX525

Method 1: Canon PIXMA MX525 Installation Steps by Steps Using Free Download

This time, without CD installation or automatic wizard, will be used for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX525.

Follow the instruction below:

  1. Ensure that you have software file or driver setup of Canon PIXMA MX525. 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 MX525 using Setup File, below mentioned is what to do with the installation.

  1. Switch ON Canon PIXMA MX525 and your computer.
  2. Before it’s instructed, don’t connect the USB cable of PIXMA MX525.
  3. Canon MX525 driver setup should be downloaded, thus you can start the installation.
  4. Anytime driver setup installation is done, connect PIXMA MX525 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 MX525.
  5. You only need to follow the installation steps-by-steps.
  6. Anytime the installation is complete, Canon PIXMA MX525 is ready to use.

Method 2: Manual Setting Up Of Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 Driver Setup file or Software. Don’t have the Driver Setup file, find them through the link that is available.
  2. Canon PIXMA MX525 USB cable is necessary

The Installation Steps-by-Steps:

  1. Switch ON your devices, both Canon PIXMA MX525 and your computer.
  2. Pair the Canon PIXMA MX525 USB cable and your computer.
  3. Setup file of Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 is complete, and the printer is now can be used.

Method 3: Canon PIXMA MX525 Installation Driver Free Download

Using software CD or Automatic Wizard for the installation of Canon PIXMA MX525

Ensure that you prepare:

  1. Your computer should have installed DVD/CD drive.
  2. Grab Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 using CD Drive, follow the below mentioned.

  1. Switch ON the devices which are needed for the installation process of Canon PIXMA MX525, such as, the printer itself and your computer.
  2. Only when it is suggested, don’t connect the Canon MX525 to your computer.
  3. Get the CD disk of your PIXMA MX525 to your computer DVD/CD drive. When the instructions for the installation pop up, follow them.
  4. Connect Canon MX525 USB cable to your computer anytime the setup wizard instructs you.
  5. It sometimes takes until PIXMA MX525 USB cable gets detected. Afterward, the instructions for the installation process will appear to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MX525 is now ready for you to use when the installation is complete.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525) 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 MX525 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 MX525 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 MX525 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX525 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 MX525.

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 MX525.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX525-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.

Also, update driver: Canon PIXMA MX435 Driver

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
PIXMA MX525 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0137 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.6525 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Mini Master Setup (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.044 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)4.7.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.5.0300 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
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.103.5 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)3.906.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.903 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.903 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.101.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive) 2.101.3 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Scanner Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6)19.1.0a27 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.015 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Mini Master Setup (OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8)1.057 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.5 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.0.02.4 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 v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 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
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
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
Setup Manual For MacCA.1.003 MBDownload
Setup Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.8 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.011 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For MacCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Troubleshooting Manual For WindowsCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For MacCA.1.002.5 MBDownload
Printing and Copying Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.4 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For MacCA.1.004.4 MBDownload
Scanning Manual For WindowsCA.1.003.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.112 MBDownload
Fax Manual For MacCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Fax Manual For WindowsCA.1.001.3 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Getting Started GuideV13.2 MBDownload
PIXMA MX525 Setup GuideV1504 KBDownload
Setup Guide for Fax ReceptionV11.4 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.10469 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)3.9074 KBDownload

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 MX525 Driver Download and Manual Installation For Windows, Mac, Linux

You do not have to go into another website ever since you will get the driver of Canon PIXMA MX525 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 MX525 Driver and Software Download