Canon ij Scan Utility

Ij Scan Utility for Windows/Mac

Ij Scan Utility for Windows/Mac is a cross-platform application that is compatible with both Windows and Mac OS X. It’s a versatile application because it’s capable of scanning both documents and photographs. Customise scan settings such as scan size resolution, data format, and colour mode using this utility software. Additionally, it features an Auto Scan feature that detects when a document or photo is placed on the scanner glass and automatically adjusts the scan settings accordingly. This tutorial will walk you through installing the utility software and navigating to the main scanning interface.

 Installing the Ij Scan Utility

You can download the Scan Utility software to your computer in two ways. If you have a software installation CD, you can begin the installation process by simply inserting it. However, if your service provider does not include the CD with the purchase of your Canon printer or scanner, another option exists. Visit Canon’s support page to configure the software.

Through the Website

  1. Open a web browser of your choice and type in the address bar This is the URL for Canon’s support page.
  2. You will now be prompted to enter the printer or scanner’s model number. If you’re unsure of the model name, you can verify it by inspecting the device’s backside label.
  3. When you begin typing the name, the list will populate with your printer model. Select it.
  4. To continue, click the Drivers & Downloads tab. The MP drivers package comes with the Ij Scan Utility.
  5. Now, in the “Drivers & Downloads” section, select the operating system from the drop-down list. If you’re installing the software on Windows, ensure that you select the correct Windows version. Alternatively, select Mac.
  6. To proceed, select and then click the Download tab. This begins the process of downloading the setup file.
  7. To begin installing the software, double-click on the file to bring up the program’s main screen.
  8. Now, connect your computer to the printer or scanner and click the checkbox next to the MP drivers to begin the installation.

Through CD

Place the CD in the CD-ROM drive provided by your service provider. On your computer’s screen, a setup dialogue box will appear. After clicking Setup, the main programme window will appear. Acquire a USB cable and connect it to both devices. Additionally, you can establish a wireless connection if your printer supports it. When the software list appears, check the MP drivers checkbox to ensure that the Canon IJ Scan Utility software is included. When the licence agreement window pops up, click Yes with your consent. Thus, the installation will begin. When it’s finished, click Finish.

Open the Main Configuration Page for the Canon Ij Scan Utility


  • Click on it to open the Start Menu. Alternatively, you can use the Windows key on your keyboard.
  • To view the same folder, type Canon Utilities in the search bar.
  • Click the down-arrow key next to the “Canon Utilities” folder to do so.
  • You’ll see a list of all the utility programmes included with the driver package.
  • To open the main window of Ij Scan Utility, select Ij Scan Utility. This opens the main window, which contains various options such as Auto Scan, Document, Photo, OCR, and Email.


  • To begin, click Go in the top-right corner of the desktop screen.
  • A pop-up window will appear with a list of all available options.
  • Select the Applications folder to bring up a list of all installed applications.
  • Find the “Canon Utilities” folder in the list. Once the folder has been located, select it.
  • Select Ij Scan Utility, followed by Canon Scan Utility Lite. This enables you to quickly access the main interface of the software.

What is the best way to stitch the larger images?

Ij Scan Utility’s Stitch function enables you to scan images larger than the platen. Additionally, it enables the left and right halves of the image to be combined into a single frame.To do this, follow these steps:

  1. To get started, open Ij Scan Utility and click the settings tab. To your liking, adjust the resolution and item type settings. Following that, click OK.
  2. Now, choose the Stitch option to open the Image Stitch window.
  3. After that, you must select an output size that matches the size of the paper that will be placed on the glass.
  4. To proceed, place the cursor in the Scan Direction field and select “Scan From Left.” Place the item on the plate, facing downward.
  5. Then, select Begin Scanning Image 1 from the menu. This will scan the entire image that you have placed in the glass’s left corner in its entirety.
  6. After that, click Start Scanning Image 2 and position the opposite side of the image in the glass’s left corner.
  7. The image has been scanned on both sides and will now appear on the screen of your computer. It’s now time to join the images’ two halves.
  8. Rotate, zoom in/out, and reposition the images using the toolbars at the top.
  9. Once the images have been combined, click Save.


Ques. What is the Canon IJ Scan Utility for Mac OS X and how does it work?

Ans.IJ Scan Utility Lite is a free app that enables you to scan photos and documents using AirPrint. You can quickly scan these items by selecting the appropriate icon from IJ Scan Utility Lite’s main screen.

Ques.How do I configure my Mac so that my Canon scanner is recognised?

Ans.Choose Apple > System Preferences > Printers & Scanners from the menu bar. If your scanner is not listed on the left, select it by clicking the Add button. From the pop-up menu that appears, select Add Printer or Scanner. Click Add after selecting your scanner.

Ques.How is the Canon IJ printer utility designed to operate?

Ans. Canon IJ Printer Utility is an impressive piece of software that enables you to perform a variety of maintenance tasks on your Canon printer. This software enables you to manage all of the printer’s maintenance functions.

Ques. How do I update my computer’s Canon IJ Scan Utility?

Ans.Download and install the MP Drivers/IJ Scan Utility.

  1. In the United States of America, visit the Canon Support page.
  2. Enter the model number of your printer/scanner in the search box.
  3. When your model’s name appears, click on it.
  4. Locate the “MP Drivers” file under the Drivers heading.
  5. To save the file to your computer, click Download and choose where you want to save it.

Ques.What is the Canon IJ network exactly?

Ans. IJ Network Tool is a utility that enables you to view and modify your computer’s network settings. It is installed during the machine’s initialization. Important. Assemble the necessary equipment, such as a wireless router or a LAN cable, to connect the machine to a LAN.

Ques. Is the software for the Canon IJ scanner compatible with Windows 10?

Ans.Windows 10 by Microsoft: From the Start menu, navigate to All Apps > Canon Utilities > IJ Scan Utility. If you do not see this, type IJ Scan Utility into the search bar. Microsoft Windows 8/8.1: Click IJ Scan Utility from the Start menu. If the IJ Scan Utility does not appear, search for it using the Search charm.