Ij Scan Utility for Windows/Mac is a software that can be run on both the Windows and Mac Operating system. It is a multifunctional application as it allows you to scan both the documents and photos. Through this utility software, you can personalize the scan settings such as the scan size resolution, data format, color mode, etc. It also includes an Auto Scan feature that automatically detects whether a document or photo is placed on the scanner glass and all the scan settings will get accordingly selected. This guide will assist you on how to install the utility software, and access it’s main interface to perform scanning.
There are two ways to get the Scan Utility software on your system. If you have a software CD, you can simply insert the CD to install it. But if your service provider does not provide you the CD with the purchase of the Canon printer or scanner, there is another way also. You can set up the software by launching the canon support page.
Insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive that is supplied to you by your service provider. A setup dialog box will be seen on your computer screen. Click Setup and then the main program window will be displayed. Acquire a USB cable, and attach it with both the devices to establish a connection. You can also develop a wireless connection if your printer supports it. When the software list appears, ensure that you have tick marked the MP drivers checkbox as this includes the Canon IJ Scan Utility software. With your consent, click Yes, when the license agreement window pops-up. By doing so, the installation will start. When it gets over, click Finish.
Ij Scan Utility has a Stitch function that enables you to scan images that are bigger than the platen. Also, it enables you to merge both the left and right halves of the image and form it into a single frame. To do so, take a look at the below-given steps: