Canon PIXMA MG5640 Driver, Software & User Manual

Canon PIXMA MG5640 is the best partner to help you fulfilling daily printing needs. It is kind of multifunctional printer which works with some special features to increase the efficiency in work. This printer has Auto double sided printing feature to help the user more efficient in time and paper use. This printer will be ready to print any types of documents using 4800 dpi in resolution. It creates such a clear detail for prints so that user will not be dissatisfied with the result.

The result of printing is also supported by 5 ink cartridges which will work better in FINE technology. It proves how the printer can give best prints with this technology using ChromaLife100+. The prints will have great color resistance for more than 100 years. Canon MG5640 is also good in working in the faster period. Only in a minute, the printer will produce 12.2 pages in monochrome and 8.7 pages in color mode.

For the scanner function, this printer uses CIS flatbed type of scanner so that the document will be placed and scanned properly. This printer also works as a copier with maximum copies from 1 to 99 pages. So, Canon PIXMA MG 5640 will be the perfect all-in-one printer for your daily printing.

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Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / 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 / Mac OS X v10.5 / Mac OS X v10.4 / Linux.

Functions Wireless Print, Copy, Scan, Cloud Link
PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS
Print Resolution Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Technology 5 Individual Ink Tanks (PGBK, BK, C, M, Y)
Inkjet FINE print head with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
ChromaLife100+ inks
Mono Print Speed Approx. 12.2 ipm
Colour Print Speed Approx. 8.7 ipm
Photo Print Speed Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 44 seconds
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Two Sided Printing Auto Duplex Print (A4, Letter – plain paper)
CARTRIDES AND YIELDS
Standard Ink Cartridges 5 individual ink tanks
PGI-450PGBK (Pigment Black)
CLI-451BK (Black)
CLI-451C (Cyan)
CLI-451M (Magenta)
CLI-451Y (Yellow)
Optional XL Ink Cartridges High yield XL ink tanks
PGI-450PGBK XL (Pigment Black)
CLI-451BK XL (Black)
CLI-451C XL (Cyan)
CLI-451M XL (Magenta)
CLI-451Y XL (Yellow)
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) A4 Colour Document
Pigment Black: 300 pages
Pigment Black XL: 500 pages
Black: 1795* pages
Black XL: 5565* pages
Cyan: 345 pages
Cyan XL: 715 pages
Magenta: 306 pages
Magenta XL: 645 pages
Yellow: 347 pages
Yellow XL: 715 pages
* Estimated supplemental yield
Cartridge Yield (Photo print) 10x15cm photo
Pigment Black: 2405* photos
Pigment Black XL: 4945* photos
Black: 376* photos
Black XL: 810* photos
Cyan: 125 photos
Cyan XL: 285 photos
Magenta: 131 photos
Magenta XL: 310 photos
Yellow: 127 photos
Yellow XL: 286 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield
PAPER SUPPORT
Paper Types Plain Paper
Envelopes
Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Cano Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon “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 Front tray: Max. 100 sheets (plain paper)
Paper Sizes A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper: up to 300 g/m²
SCANNER SPECIFICATIONS
Scanner Type CIS flatbed photo and document scanner
Scanner Resolution (Optical) 1200 x 2400 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. 20 sec
sESAT: Approx. 7.2 ipm
Multiple Copy 1-99 copies
Copy Functions Document Copying, Photo Copying, Borderless copy, 2-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, Frame erase copy
Copy Zoom 25 – 400% (in 1% increments)
Fit to page
A5 to A4, B5 to A4, A4 to A5 and A4 to B5
INTERFACE
Display Type & Size 6.2cm LCD (TFT)
Display Languages 30 Languages Selectable:
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, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian
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
Apple AirPrint
Print from Email
Access point mode
WLAN PictBridge
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)²
PHYSICAL FEATURES
Weight Approx. 6.3 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 455 x 369 x 148mm
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 42.5dB(A)
Recommended Operating Environment Temperature: 15-30°C
Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Off: Approx. 0.2 W
Standby (connected to PC via USB): Approx. 0.8 W (scanning lamp off)
Standby (all ports connected): Approx. 1.8 W (scanning lamp off)
Time to enter Standby mode: 7 minutes
Copying: Approx. 12 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.
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.
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper) Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 24711 standard. Values obtained by continuous printing.
Cartridge Yield (Photo print) Declared yield value in accordance with ISO/IEC 29102. 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 files require: ImageBrowser EX (version 1.0 or later).
² Easy-WebPrint EX requires Internet Explorer 8 or later
Power Consumption When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.

Canon PIXMA MG5640 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG5640 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG5640. 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 MG5640. 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 MG5640.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 MG5640 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 MG5640 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 MG5640 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 MG5640 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 MG5640 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect Canon PIXMA MG5640 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 MG5640 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MG5640 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 MG5640 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 MG5640 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MG5640.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MG5640 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 MG5640 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 MG5640 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 MG5640 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MG5640 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 MG5640) 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 MG5640 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 MG5640 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 MG5640 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MG5640 Wireless Connection Setup

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 MG5640.

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 MG5640.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MG5640-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.

canonupdates.net provide a download link for Canon PIXMA MG5640 publishing directly from Canon website with easy-to-download, to get the download link can be found below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MG5640 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0132 MBDownload
Canon MG5640 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)5.8019 MBDownload
Canon MG5640 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.052 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
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 MG5640 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/Mac OS X 10.6)1.220 MBDownload
Canon MG5640 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.015 MBDownload
Canon MG5640 CUPS Printer Driver For Mac (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.017 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 For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.7 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
My Image Garden For Mac (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Quick Menu For Mac (OS X 10.6)2.5.02.4 MBDownload
IJ Scan Utility For Mac (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
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)3.00204 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)5.00474 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)5.00262 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)5.00376 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)3.00236 KBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)3.00213 KBDownload
Canon MG5640 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.110 MBDownload
Canon MG5640 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.114 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
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)3.0085 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)5.0072 KBDownload
Canon MG5640 / Canon MG5650 - Getting Started GuideCA.1.001.1 MBDownload
Canon MG5640 Getting Started GuideV11.2 MBDownload
Canon MG5640 Getting Started GuideV11.2 MBDownload

Free Download Driver & Software Canon PIXMA MG5640 for Windows, Mac OS, Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MG5640 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of www.canonupdates.net 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 an alternative to downloading the user manual to complete the process of installation.

Canon PIXMA MG5640 Driver & Software Download