Canon PIXMA MX474 Driver Download & Manual Installation

Canon PIXMA MX474 Driver Download & Manual Installation For Windows, MacOS and Linux – Canon PIXMA MX474 is the perfect choice when you have many tasks at your home office. This printer is the right solution to be placed in your home since it will be better to be used as the home office printer. Also, this printer has many functions that will let you to not only be able in printing your document, but also copying it, scanning it, even sending your documents as a fax. This printer is available in the market with the affordable prices. You will also use this printer wirelessly since it has the network connection feature to ease in transferring your files through the compatible device and share them to around you.

Like the type of Canon PIXMA iP4900, this Canon MX474 has the Auto Document Feeder feature which can load your document for about 30 sheets of paper. Furthermore, producing a lot of texts and photos will be much easier during your limited time because this printer is featured with faster speed.

In addition, Canon PIXMA MX 474 has the ink cartridge of XL FINE technology to prevent using high cost for the ink replacement. With this printer, you will be able to produce the document printing in high resolution which is around 4800 x 1200 dots per inch for color mode and 600 x 600 dots per inch for the monochrome mode.

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Canon PIXMA MX474 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 / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11) / Linux

Canon PIXMA MX474 Specification

PRINTER SPECIFICATIONS
Print Resolution Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi
Print Technology 2 FINE Cartridges (BK, CL)
Inkjet system with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
ChromaLife100 inks
Mono Document Print Speed Approx. 9.7 ipm
Colour Document Print Speed Approx. 5.5 ipm
Photo Print Speed Borderless 10x15cm: Approx. 46 seconds¹
Borderless Printing Yes (A4, LTR, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Two Sided Printing Manual
SCANNER SPECIFICATIONS
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Scanner Type Flatbed, ADF and CIS colour scanner
Scanner Resolution (Optical) Up to 1200 x 2400 dpi
A4 Scan Speed Approx. 15 seconds
Maximum Document Size Flatbed: A4, LTR (216x297mm)
ADF: A4, LTR, LGL
OCR Yes
Scanning Depth (Input / Output) Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit
COPIER SPECIFICATIONS
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Copy Speed Colour Document sFCOT: Approx. 24 seconds¹
sESAT: Approx. 4.7 ipm¹
sESAT ADF: Approx. 4.3 ipm¹
Multiple Copy 1 to 99 pages
Copy zoom 25-400%
Copy functions Document Copying, Photo Copying, Fit-to-Page Copying, Borderless Copying
Copy quality settings Fast, Standard, High
FAX SPECIFICATIONS
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Fax Type Super G3 / Colour
Fax Resolution Mono: up to 300 x 300dpi
Colour: 200 x 200 dpi
Fax Speed Mono: approx. 3 sec. (33.6kbps)
Colour: approx. 1 min. (33.6kbps)
Fax Memory Up to 50 pages
COMPATIBLE INKS
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Standard Ink Cartridges PG-440 (Black)
CL-441 (Colour)
Optional XL Ink Cartridges PG-440XL (Black XL)
CL-441XL (Colour XL)
INK YIELDS
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PBK (Pigment Black) Standard: 180 document pages or 2,465 photos*
Optional XL: 600 document pages or 7,560 photos*
CL (Colour – CMY) Standard: 180 document pages or 69 photos
Optional XL: 400 document pages or 150 photos
Testing standards ISO/IEC 24711 for A4 colour document pages
ISO/IEC 29102 for 10x15cm colour borderless photos
Values obtained by continuous printing
* Estimated supplemental yield
PAPER SUPPORT
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Paper Types Plain Paper
Envelopes (DL, COM10)
Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Canon Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon Glossy 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 Max. 100 sheets of plain paper
Max. 20 sheets of photo paper
Paper Sizes A4, A5, B5, LTR, LGL, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm
Paper Weight Plain paper: 64 – 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper up to 300 g/m² (PT-101)
CONNECTIVITY
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Wired Connections Hi-Speed USB
Wireless Connections Wi-Fi IEEE802.11 b/g/n¹
Access Point Mode
Applications Support PIXMA Printing Solutions app¹
Apple AirPrint
Google Cloud Print
SOFTWARE
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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 (PIXMA Printing Solutions app, AirPrint)
Android (PIXMA Printing Solutions app)
Windows RT
Minimum System Requirements Windows: Internet Explorer 8, internet connection or CD-ROM
Mac: Safari 5 and internet connection
Display: 1024 x 768 XGA
Software Included MP Driver with Scanning Utility
Quick Menu
My Image Garden
Easy-WebPrint EX (plug-in for IE8 or higher)
PHYSICAL FEATURES
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Display Type & Size Full dot LCD display
Display languages 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, Croatian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian
Automatic Document Feeder Up to 30-sheets
Dimensions (W x D x H) 458 x 385 x 200 mm
Weight 8.4kg
Power Source AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption Standby: Approx. 1.1 W (Wi-Fi connection to PC)
Off: Approx. 0.3 W
Copying: Approx. 18 W
Acoustic Noise Levels Approx. 43.0 dB(A)
Recommended Operating Environment Temperature: 15-30°C
Humidity: 10-80%RH (no dew condensation)
Duty Cycle up to 3,000 pages / month
Print Resolution Ink droplets can be placed with a minimum pitch of 1/4800 inch
Mono Document Print Speed Document print speed on plain paper is measured based on average of ESAT in Office Category Test of ISO/IEC 24734 standard.
Colour Document Print Speed 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.
Scanner Resolution (Optical) Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution based on ISO 14473 standard. When scanning in high resolution, the 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 Colour document copy speed is measured based on average of sFCOT and sESAT in Performance Test of ISO/IEC 29183 standard.
Fax Speed Fax transmission speed is based on default setting using ITU-T No.1 chart for mono and Canon Colour Fax Test Sheet for colour. Actual transmission speed may vary depending on document complexity, fax settings at receiving end, and line conditions etc.
Wireless Connections Wi-Fi frequency band: 2.4GHz, Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
Applications Support PIXMA Printing Solutions is Canon’s free application for smartphones and tablets. Not available in certain countries or regions.
Power Consumption When copying ISO/JIS-SCID N2 (printed by inkjet printer) on A4 size plain paper using default settings.
Acoustic Noise Levels When printing ISO/JIS-SCID N2 pattern on 10x15cm Photo Paper Plus Glossy II using default settings.

Canon PIXMA MX474 Driver & Software Installations

First Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX474 Driver by Downloading the Application

There are many ways or method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX474. 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 MX474. 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 MX474.
  2. You do not need to connect the Canon MX474 to the computer. You will do this when you have the application installed.
  3. After that, you can start to download the driver of PIXMA MX474 and then install the driver after the download completes.
  4. When the download and installation finishes, you can start to connect your Canon MX474 to the computer using the provided USB cable. When the printer is connected, the installed driver will be able to analyze the printer. When PIXMA MX474 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 MX474 is ready to use.

Second Method: Installing the Canon PIXMA MX474 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 MX474 and it can be downloaded for free.
  2. You also need the USB cable of Canon PIXMA MX474 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 MX474 are turned on.
  2. After that, you connect PIXMA MX474 to the PC using the provided cable.
  3. You should extract the software or driver of Canon MX474 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 MX474 is ready and you can start to use it.

Third Method: Installing the Driver of Canon PIXMA MX474 with the Provided CD (Automatic Wizard)

The third method of installing the Canon PIXMA MX474 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 MX474 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 MX474 driver.

  1. The first thing to do is to turn on the computer and the Canon PIXMA MX474.
  2. You do not need to plug in the USB cable of Canon MX474 because this will be needed later.
  3. Then, you need to insert the driver of PIXMA MX474 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 MX474 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 PIXMA MX474 is detected by the application. When it is connected, you can continue the setup and instructions.
  6. When the processes have finished, your Canon MX474 will be ready to use.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX474 Printer Driver on MacOS

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MX474 in Mac:

  • First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  • Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  • At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

How to Install Canon PIXMA MX474 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 MX474) 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 MX474 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 MX474 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 MX474 printer driver your wish to uninstall. Find a minus sign under it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

PIXMA MX474 Wireless Connection Setup

(Note: 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 MX474.

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 MX474.

If the connection still fails, please contact the manufacturer.

PIXMA MX474-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.

If you have a printer Canon PIXMA MX474, then you will need to have the official driver & software to install your printer. If you have none, then you will be glad to know that canonupdates.net will give you the official driver & software that you can directly download from this link below. Of course, the steps by step are also easy to follow.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
Canon MX474 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.149 MBDownload
Canon MX474 MP Drivers (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.0124 MBDownload
Canon MX474 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
Canon MX474 Full Driver & Software Package (OS X)1.29.9 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)3.3.43.1 MBDownload
Canon MX474 CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.016 MBDownload
Canon MX474 XPS Printer Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)5.7518 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.1.32 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Source file)2.302.5 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Source file)4.107.3 MBDownload
Canon MX474 ScanGear MP for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)2.301.2 MBDownload
Canon MX474 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.101.5 MBDownload
Canon MX474 IJ Printer Driver for Linux (debian Packagearchive)4.101.4 MBDownload
Canon MX474 ScanGear MP for Linux (debian Packagearchive)2.301.2 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 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 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X v10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP)3.3.0293 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
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
Quick Menu (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.6.12.2 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
IJ Scan Utility (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
Canon MX474 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.212 MBDownload
Canon MX474 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.28.8 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Mac)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for Quick Menu (Windows)V2.61.1 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
ScanGear MP for Linux (Operation guide)2.30471 KBDownload
IJ Printer Driver for Linux (Operation guide)4.1078 KBDownload
Canon MX474 Getting Started GuideV12.7 MBDownload
Canon MX474 Getting Started GuideV12.6 MBDownload
Setting Up the FAXV12.1 MBDownload

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Canon PIXMA MX474 Driver Download & Manual Installation for Windows, MacOS & Linux

In this case, there is access to Download the driver of Canon PIXMA MX474 for free. You do not need to find other websites because the site of Canon Printer Drivers 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.