Canon PIXMA MG2940 Driver & Software For Windows, Mac, Linux

The Canon PIXMA MG2940 caters its users fast printing (4.0ipm for color and 8.0ipm for mono) and top notch print quality that is above 4800dpi, thanks to FINE ink cartridge technology. Print, scan, and copy your files are without significant problems, furthermore with the fact that PIXMA MG2940 is wireless. Get the best out from the printer with Canon Print that allows you to connect your compatible smart device to the printer directly.

Have access to cloud storage services, and you can print your important files from anywhere with Canon PIXMA MG2940. In case that you own a wireless camera that is compatible with the printer, you can print your favorite moments right away. Convenience is not the only thing you get from PIXMA MG2940 for the reason that this one encourages you to save more through optional XL ink cartridge together with auto power ON/OFF.

Edit your photographs to produce creative projects, such as, greeting cards, invitation cards, and so on, is not that daunting with easy photo print+. Take Canon PIXMA MG2940, aside from its stunning quality and great speed print, easy sharing is what you get from the printer. Anyone at home can use PIXMA MG2940 with an equal level of quality.

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Canon PIXMA MG2940 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / macOS Sierra v10.12 / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Linux.

Canon PIXMA MG2940 Specification

Functions Wi-Fi, Print, Copy, Scan, Cloud
PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS
Print Resolution Up to 4800 x 600 dpi
Print Technology 2 FINE Cartridges (Black and Colour)
Inkjet system with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
Mono Print Speed Approx. 8.0 ipm
Colour Print Speed Approx. 4.0 ipm
Borderless Printing Not available
Two Sided Printing Manual operation
CARTRIDES AND YIELDS
Standard Ink Cartridges PG-445 (Black)
CL-446 (Colour)
Optional XL Ink Cartridges PG-445XL (Black)
CL-446XL (Colour)
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) A4 colour documents printing
Black: 180 pages
Black XL: 400 pages
Colour: 180 pages
Colour XL: 300 pages
PAPER SUPPORT
Paper Types Plain Paper
Envelopes
Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Photo Paper Glossy “Everyday Use” (GP-501)
Maximum Paper Input Rear tray: Max. 60 sheets (pain paper)
Paper Sizes A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper: up to 275 g/m²
SCANNER SPECIFICATIONS
Scanner Type CIS flatbed photo and document scanner
Scanner Resolution (Optical) 600 x 1200 dpi
A4 Scan Speed Approx. 14 sec
Scanning Depth (Input / Output) Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit
Maximum Document Size 216 x 297 mm
COPIER SPECIFICATIONS
Copy Speed sFCOT: Approx. 31 sec
sESAT: Approx. 1.6 ipm
Multiple Copy 21 copies (max.)
Copy Functions Document copying (plain paper)
Document Size Max. copy area of approx. 203 x 277mm
(A4 with a 17mm bottom print margin)
INTERFACE
Interface Type – PC / Mac Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
Interface Type – Other PIXMA Cloud Link
PIXMA Printing Solutions app
Canon Print Service Plugin (Android)
Google Cloud Print
Access point mode
PictBridge (WLAN)
SOFTWARE
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
Android
Windows RT
Minimum System Requirements Windows: 3GB disk space, Internet Explorer 8
Mac: Internet connection, 1.5GB disk space, Safari 5
Display: 1024 x 768 XGA
Software Included MP Driver including Scanning Utility
My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print
Quick Menu
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)
PHYSICAL FEATURES
Weight Approx. 3.5 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 426 x 306 x 145mm
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 46.5 dB
Recommended Operating Environment Temperature: 15-30°C
Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.6 W (scanning lamp off)
Off: Approx. 0.3 W
Copying: Approx. 11 W
Print Resolution Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Mono Print Speed A4 document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Colour Print Speed A4 document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Scanner Resolution (Optical) Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution based on ISO 14473 standard. When scanning in high resolution, the maximum 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 copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.
Software Included Full HD Movie Print is available for MOV and MP4 movie files created by select Canon digital cameras and camcorders. Requires installation of software bundled with Canon video or digital camera, from which the movie was captured. MOV files require: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser (version 6.5 or later), MP4 les require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).
Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 8 or later
Acoustic Noise Levels When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.
Power Consumption When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.

Canon PIXMA MG2940 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG2940 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG2940. The first method is to install the driver of the printer without the use of CD Driver. The driver will be downloaded from the internet and there have been provided software that can be downloaded easily. In this case, there are several things that you for this first method:

  1. The most important thing that you must have is the driver of Canon PIXMA MG2940. In this case, you can download the driver for free by clicking the provided link below.
  2. Then, you will also need a USB cable to connect the PC and printer. Actually, this cable has been provided and it can be found in the printer package.

After you provide those two important things, then you can follow the complete steps.

  1. The first step to do is to turn on your computer and also the Canon PIXMA MG2940.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon PIXMA MG2940 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG2940 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon PIXMA MG2940 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When Canon PIXMA MG2940 has been detected, you only need to follow the next instructions.
  5. You will find several instructions and you only need to follow them.
  6. When you have completed the installation and configuration processes, the Canon PIXMA MG2940 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG2940 Driver Manually

The second way is to install the printer driver manually using the provided feature of “Add a printer” in the Windows. In this case, there are several things that you need to prepare:

  1. You must have the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG2940 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG2940 and this has been included in the printer package.

When you have provided those two things, you can start the installation process:

  1. First, you need to make sure that your computer and the Canon PIXMA MG2940 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect Canon PIXMA MG2940 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG2940 and then open the location of installed driver.
  4. Then, you can open the control panel of your printer to get the access of adding a new device of the printer.
  5. When you have found the menu of “add a printer”, you can just click it.
  6. After clicking it, you can give the location of extracted driver files.
  7. You only need to follow the instruction of the wizard to complete the installation.
  8. When the process finishes, your Canon PIXMA MG2940 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MG2940 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG2940 driver is by using the provided CD. In this case, there are several things that you need:

  1. You need to make sure that your PC have CD/DVD drive.
  2. You also need to CD of Canon PIXMA MG2940 driver that can be found in the printer package.
  3. You also need USB cable to connect the printer to the PC and this has been provided in the package.

For installing the driver, you can follow the instruction of the installation process using the CD of Canon PIXMA MG2940 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MG2940.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG2940 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of Canon PIXMA MG2940 to the CD/DVD drive. When it is inserted, you can follow the setup wizard and complete the installation.
  4. After this, you can plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG2940 and connect the printer to the computer when the setup wizard asks you to plug in and connect the USB cable.
  5. You need to wait for awhile until the cable of Canon PIXMA MG2940 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon PIXMA MG2940 will be ready to use.

canonupdates.net provide a download link for Canon PIXMA MG2940 Series publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

DriverVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.150 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0131 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series XPS Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.818 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series Full Driver & Software Package For (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/Mac OS X 10.6)1.412 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series CUPS Printer (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.014 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32.5 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.7 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3213 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3204 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)5474 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5262 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5376 KBDownload
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
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.3.0293 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
Canon IJ Network Tool for Intel Mac (OS X 10.5/10.6)4.4.15.3 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility (OS X 10.6)2.0.1220 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 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
PIXMA MG2940 series (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.17.4 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.111 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.7617 KBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.7627 KBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.52.8 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.52.8 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series Getting Started Guide (software installation part)V33.5 MBDownload
PIXMA MG2940 series / E460 series Getting Started Guide (device setup part)V11.3 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)3.0085 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)5.0072 KBDownload

Free Download Canon PIXMA MG2940 Driver & Software Package for Windows, Mac OS, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG2940 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of Canon Driver Updates already provides the access to download the application. You only need to click the web link provided below to download the driver. Then, you can follow the manual instruction. There is also alternative to download the user manual to complete the process of installation.

Canon PIXMA MG2940 Driver & Software Download