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Canon Support for Windows 8

Microsoft will release Windows 8 on 26 October 2012. The following information details the support for Microsoft Windows 8 for Canon products.

Last Updated: 5 June 2013

Consumer Inkjet and Scanner Products Consumer Laser and Business Products EFI Print Controllers Large Format Printers Camera and Video

Microsoft will release Windows 8 on 26 October 2012. The following information details the support for Microsoft Windows 8 for Canon products.

Consumer Inkjet and Scanner Products

The following consumer inkjet, including All In One devices, and scanner products released in 2006 and later will have supporting drivers for Windows 8. For many devices released in 2009 and later, a supporting printer driver and/or scanner driver will be included with Windows 8.

Single Function

All In One

Scanner

iP100 MG2160*1 MP600R CS4400F
iP1180 MG2260*1 MP610 CS5600F
iP1300 MG3160*1 MP620 CS8800F
iP1800 MG3260*1 MP630 CS9000F*3
iP1880 MG4160*1 MP640*1 LiDE90
iP1900 MG4260*1 MP830 LiDE100
iP2500 MG5150*1 MP970 LiDE110*3
iP2580 MG5250*1 MP980 LiDE200
iP2600 MG5350*1 MP990*1 LiDE210*3
iP2700*2 MG5460*1 MX300 LiDE600F
iP3500 MG6150*1 MX310 LiDE700F*3
iP3600 MG6250*1 MX320*1  
iP3680 MG6360*1 MX330*1  
iP4300 MG8150*1 MX340*1  
iP4500 MG8250*1 MX350*1  
iP4600 MP140 MX360*1  
iP4700*2 MP180 MX376*1  
iP4850*2 MP190 MX410*1  
iP4950*2 MP210 MX420*1  
iP6700D MP220 MX436*1  
iP7260*2 MP230 MX516*1  
iP90v MP240 MX700  
iX4000 MP250 MX715*1  
iX5000 MP260 MX7600  
iX6550*2 MP270 MX850  
iX7000*2 MP282 MX860*1  
JX210P*2 MP460 MX870*1  
JX510P*2 MP470 MX885*1  
mini320 MP480 MX895*1  
PRO-1*2 MP490    
PRO-10*2 MP495*1    
PRO-100*2 MP510    
Pro9000 MP520    
Pro9000 Mark II*2 MP530    
Pro9500 MP540    
Pro9500 Mark II*2 MP550*1    
  MP560*1    

Notes:

*1 = Printer driver and WIA (scanner) driver included with Windows 8
*2 = Printer driver included with Windows 8
*3 = WIA (scanner) driver included with Windows 8

For devices released prior to 2006, a printer driver could be available via Windows Update.

Consumer Laser and Business Products

The following information applies to imageRUNNER, imageRUNNER ADVANCE, imagePRESS, LBP and MF devices.

Printer Drivers

The following models of Canon devices will have printer drivers available for download from early November.

  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE C20xx Series
  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE C50xx Series
  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE C52xx Series
  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE C70xx Series
  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE C90xx Series
  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE 40xx Series
  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE 60xx Series
  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE 80xx Series
  • imageRUNNER iR17xx Series
  • imageRUNNER iR25xx Series
  • imagePRESS 11xx Series
  • imagePRESS C60xx Series
  • imagePRESS C70xx Series
  • imageCLASS LBP7660C
  • imageCLASS LBP7680C
  • imageCLASS LBP7780C
  • imageCLASS MF9280C
  • imageCLASS MF8380C/8080C
  • imageCLASS MF8350C/8050C
  • imageCLASS MF5980dw

The official version of printer drivers for these devices will be:

  • PCL5e/5c/6 v20.85
  • PS3 v20.85
  • UFR2 v20.85
  • FAX v8.85
  • Generic PCL6 v1.20
  • XPS v1.65

The CAPT driver for selected models of LBP devices will be available from early November. The driver version will be 20.85.

Utilities

The following utilities for Windows 7 have been tested on Windows 8 RTM and determined to function correctly.

  • Color Network ScanGear v2.71
  • WIA Network ScanGear 2
  • MF ScanGear

EFI Print Controllers

Canon is yet to finalise its support schedule for the EFI print controllers used by the imageRUNNER and imagePRESS devices. As soon as we know the schedule, we will post this information.

Business Scanners

The following details the schedules to support Windows 8 for all existing scanners.

Driver (ISIS/TWAIN)

Model

Schedule

Version

DR-P215/P-215 September 2012 1.2 SP3
DR-C125/125W September 2012 1.2 SP1
DR-C130 September 2012 1.0 SP3
DR-M140 October 2012 1.0 SP2
DR-M160 October 2012 1.1 SP6
DR-150/P-150 September 2012 1.0 SP3
DR-2010C/2510C October 2012 1.8
DR-3010C October 2012 1.7
DR-6010C October 2012 1.8 SP1
DR-6030C October 2012 1.1 SP1
DR-6050C/7550C/9050C October 2012 1.4 SP1 / 1.4 / 1.6
DR-X10C September 2012 1.12
DR-2020U November 2012 1.1 SP1
Flatbed Scanner Unit 101 November 2012 1.3
Flatbed Scanner Unit 201 November 2012 1.0 SP1

 

CaptureOnTouch

Model

Schedule

Version

DR-P215/P-215 September 2012 2.3
DR-C125/125W September 2012 2.6
DR-C130 September 2012 2.1
DR-M140 October 2012 2.4
DR-M160 October 2012 2.4
DR-150/P-150 September 2012 1.4
DR-2010C/2510C October 2012 1.10
DR-3010C October 2012 1.1
DR-2020C November 2012 1.2

 

CaptureOnTouch Lite

Model

Schedule

Version

DR-P215/P-215 September 2012 2.4
DR-150/P-150 September 2012 1.4

 

Canon Driver

Model

Schedule

Version

CR-50/80 November 2012 1.4
CR-135i/190i November 2012 1.9

 

ScanFront

Model

Schedule

Version

ScanFront 300/300P December 2012 2.4
ScanFront 300e/300eP December 2012 Under investigation

 

Canon Applications

Model

Schedule

Version

CapturePerfect 3.1* September 2012 3.1.27
Scanning Utility for CR-50/80 November 2012 1.2
Scanning Utility for CR-135i/190i November 2012 1.3
Administration December 2012 Under condition
ScanFront Service December 2012 1.04
* CapturePerfect 3.0 is not supported on Windows 8.

 

3rd Party Applications

Model

Schedule

Version

eCopy PDF Pro Office Under Investigation
PaperPort

Incompatible

BizCard Already

Incompatible

OmniPage Already Supported 4.2.6606.1
Kofax VRS 4.5 Incompatible*
eCopy ShareScan Under Investigation
* Kofax is planning to certify Windows8 with VRS Elite / 5.0.1 in the future

 

Large Format Printers

The following recommendations and limitations should be observed for owners of Canon iPF large format printers.

Any model of iPF released before 2006 will not be supported on Windows 8. Therefore only the following models of iPF will have supporting printer drivers and utilities.

iPF6400 iPF5100 iPF8010S iPF510
iPF6450 iPF6100 iPF9010S iPF605
iPF8400 iPF6200 iPF8310 iPF610
iPF9400 iPF8100 iPF8310S iPF815
iPF6300 iPF9100 iPF765 iPF825
iPF6350 iPF6000S iPF760 iPF710
iPF8300 iPF8000S iPF650 iPF720
iPF9400S iPF9000S iPF655 iPF810
iPF8300S iPF8110 iPF750 iPF820
iPF6300S iPF9110 iPF755  

 

Note that for an existing version of Windows already printing to one of the iPF models listed above, it is recommended to update the printer driver to the latest v4.16 before upgrading Windows 8.

Limitations

  • The Extra Kit does not operate for models earlier than 2008
  • Driver user interface (UI) cannot be opened from Metro applications
  • Media Configuration Tool (MCT) cannot be installed. Need to use Compatibility mode to install

Digital Photo and Video

The following details the compatibility evaluation results and support schedule of applications and drivers for digital photo and video products.

Application         

Version  Results               

Details   

Schedule             

ZoomBrowser EX 6.9.0a Not Supported -

-

ImageBrowser EX 1.1.0 No problems found -

Windows 8 will be added as a supported OS and the application will be redistributed late October

PhotoStitch 3.1 No problems found -

-

CameraWindow 8.8.0 Refer to Details

To launch this application, it is necessary to download and install .NET3.5.

Windows 8 will be added as a supported OS and the application will be redistributed late October

8.9.0 No problems found -

-

EOS Utility 2.12.0 Refer to Details To launch this application, it may be necessary to download and install .NET3.5.

Windows 8 will be added as a supported OS and the application will be redistributed late October

Digital Photo Professional

3.12.40 No problems found -

Windows 8 will be added as a supported OS and the application will be redistributed late October

Picure Style Editor 1.10 Refer to Details To launch this application, it is necessary to download and install .NET3.5.

Mid December

WFT Utility

3.5.1

No problems found

-

No distribution planned

SELPHY Photo Print

1.2 Not supported Cannot be installed

Not yet determined

CP Printer Driver

6.0 Not supported Cannot be installed

Not yet determined

 

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