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New Canon large format Mac-Win printer software

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Canon iPF 6400/8400 6300/8300 5100 Mac software updates

No colour management issue fixed for macOS 10.12 Sierra


New large format printer software (Mac/Win) from Canon.

MacOS 10.12 (Sierra) created several problems for printing with Canon’s large format printers.

An update for compatibility in late 2016 led to problems in printing with Photoshop and Lightroom if you wanted to turn colour management off.

Canon have now released new drivers and plugins for several printer in the imagePROGRAF xx00 range

There are also new software versions for Windows systems

iPF6400 printer by Canon

Canon printer software

2017 February 22nd Canon has released updates for much of its range of iPF large format printers

New Mac drivers (and plugin) for the iPF8400 and MacOS 10.12 (Sierra) fix the problem of printing with colour adjustment turned off (using profiles from LR or Photoshop for example)

8/6400 info/drivers/plugin (driver V4.6) show this in the notes

  • [Ver.4.60]- Failure in colour correcting function was modified.
  • [Ver.4.50]- macOS Sierra (v10.12) has been added as a supported OS.
  • [Ver.4.40]- OS X El Capitan (v10.11) has been added as a supported OS.

8/6300 info/drivers/plugin are similarly updated.

There are no MacOS 10.12 driver for the older 6100/8100 printers, but there are new drivers for the iPF5100

There are also many updates for Windows drivers and software.

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