Canon PIXMA MP490 Support

Canon PIXMA MP490 Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer


Download the latest driver, software, and manual for your Canon PIXMA MP490 Printer

If you’re looking for a high-quality, stylish and versatile printer that produces high-quality 4800 x 1200dpi color prints. PIXMA MP490 is a Canon Photo All-In-One Printer that allows you to get sharp and clear copies and efficient scanning. When used with compatible photo paper, your high-resolution prints will appear with bright colors and color tones. This printer has an installed memory card slot to give users the freedom to enjoy the option of printing photos without a computer through a variety of compatible memory cards.

The QuickStart feature allows printer operation after turning on, while with Automatic Scan Mode, the scanner can automatically recognize the original that you are scanning and save it with the appropriate settings. With a copy of Dual Technology, Gamut Processing Technology will maintain the authenticity of original documents in the form of documents and photos.

MP490 also offers ease of use and has a new Auto Photo Fix II software built directly into the machine; it can automatically optimize exposure to temporary image vision and editing that can quickly be done directly on a 1.8-inch LCD.


On this page, you can find drivers, software, firmware, manual and wireless settings that are suitable for your Canon product or without driver software along with an explanation of product compatibility with each operating system. Click on the individual topics below to get detailed information.

Operating System Compatibility

  • Windows 10/ Windows 8.1/ Windows 8/ Windows 7/ Vista/ XP (32/64-bit)
  • macOS 10.14/ macOS 10.13/ macOS 10.12/ OS X 10.11/ OS X 10.10/ OS X 10.9/ OS X 10.8/ Mac OS X 10.7/ Mac OS X 10.6/ Mac OS X 10.5
  • Linux (32-bit)


For certain products, drivers are needed to allow the connection between your product and computer. In this section, you can find the driver that applies to your product or without a driver, an explanation of the compatibility of your product with each operating system.

Canon PIXMA MP490 series driver
NameOS CompatibilityVersionLink
MP490 series MP DriverWindows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP1.05Download
MP490 series MP DriverWindows XP x641.05Download
MP490 series MP DriverWindows 20001.04Download
MP490 series CUPS Printer DrivermacOS 10.12/ 10.11/ 10.10/ 10.9/ 10.8/ 10.716.10.0.0Download
MP490 series Scanner DrivermacOS 10.12/ 10.11/ 10.10/ 10.9/ 10.8/ 10.7/ 10.6/ 10.515.5.2aDownload
ICA DrivermacOS 10.12/ 10.11/ 10.10/ 10.9/ 10.8/
MP490 series CUPS Printer DriverOS X 10.5/ 10.611.7.1.0Download
ICA DriverOS X
OSX Printer DriverMac OS X 10.3/ 10.4/ 10.57.201Download
Canon ScanGearMac OS X 10.3/ 10.4/ 10.515.4.1Download
ScanGearLinux Source file1.4Download
Print DriversLinux RPM3.2Download
Print DriversLinux Debian3.2Download


The software is an optional download that enables advanced functionality and helps you maximize your product. On this tab, you can see and download the software available for your product.

Canon PIXMA MP490 series software
NameOS CompatibilityVersionLink
Easy-WebPrint EXWindows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP1.7.0Download
Easy-PhotoPrint EXWindows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP4.7.0Download
My Image GardenWindows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista643.6.1Download
My PrinterWindows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP3.3.0Download
MP Navigator EXWindows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/20003.06Download
Solution MenuWindows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/20001.4.3Download
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer ProgramWindows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000/Me1.4.1Download
My Image GardenmacOS 10.14/ 10.13/ 10.12/ 10.11/ 10.10/ 10.9/
Easy-PhotoPrint EXmacOS 10.13/ 10.12/ 10.11/ 10.10/ 10.9/ 10.8/
MP Navigator EXmacOS 10.12/ 10.11/ 10.10/ 10.9/ 10.8/
MP Navigator EX 3.0 OpenerOS X 10.10/ 10.9/ 10.8/
Solution MenuOS X 10.7/ 10.8/ 10.9/


Manuals for your product, software or driver are listed below.

Canon PIXMA MP490 series user manual
NameOS CompatibilityLink
MP490 series User ManualMacintoshDownload
MP490 series User ManualWindowsDownload
On-screen ManualOS XDownload
Guide for My Image GardenWindowsDownload
Guide for My Image GardenMacDownload
User GuideDownload
Getting StartedDownload



Download / Installation Procedures

  1. Click the link, select [ Save ], specify “Save As,” then click [ Save ] to download the file.
    Memo :
    If you select [ Run ] ( or [ Open ] ) instead of [ Save ], the file will be automatically installed after it is saved.
  2. The downloaded file will be saved in the specified place in the self-extracting form ( .exe format ).
  3. Double-click the downloaded EXE file to decompress it; then installation will start automatically.


Procedures for the download and installation

  1. Download the file. For the location where the file is saved, check the computer settings.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. Double-click the mounted Disk Image.
  4. Double-click the packaged file in the folder. Installation starts automatically.


Canon PIXMA MP490 Inkjet Photo All-In-One Printer

Best and Easy to Use Printer

This Canon PIXMA MP490 printer is stylish and very easy to use. When removing and replacing ink cartridges is also easy. The quality of the printed image is quite clear and the results are just what we need. I have used 2 different generic cartridges and they load and function properly.

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