You can now install any further software update, without having the original installed, or going through this process.Update for ZB6.3.1 – To install Zoom Browser 6.3.1, the registry key: I’m told that this is an installable version of DPP that should just install compatibility guide [PDF] See also latest software [Canon] Includes Canon Windows 7 compatability info for printers and scanners too.This page has workaround solutions to help you install Canon software on Macs and Windows PCs Most recently updated: : Software updates See the Mac or Windows sections for installation tips and workarounds if you can’t find a disk image in the ‘Obtaining software’ section.
Canon’s software for their EOS cameras is quite useful, and there are regular updates available, but the problem has always been that they are only updates – you need an original version of the EOS software installed, before they will install.
Canon’s policy isn’t a problem, unless you’ve lost your CD, just bought a second hand camera with no CD, or out on a job and left your CD back in the office …or are trying to install on a machine without an optical drive.
I downloaded a copy via this route (it needed the serial number above) The easiest approach is to download a disk image for a newer camera.
It’s the same disk image Once again you may need a serial number, since the s/n for our old EOS 1Ds was not recognised.
This varies with Canon site around the world, so for example, in September 2014, the Canon 6D page on their US site has two versions of the Disk.
V29.0A and V29.1A It seems (Oct 2017) that only if you select an older Windows versions, do you get the option to download a disk image of the Canon software Remember that you only need install one bit of software from the disk to enable updaters to work.
Simply double-click the downloaded file to install it.
Update Star Free and Update Star Premium come with the same installer.
Just how well this works has varied in the past, but starting with a disk image is usually the easiest place to begin.