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This chapter explains what you can accomplish using the camera with the software contained
on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk.
It also lists the computer system configurations required to use the software.
Method for Downloading to a Computer without Additional Software
Your camera uses a standard image transfer protocol called Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP).
With PTP and Windows XP or MaC OS X, you can download images without having to install
additional software. However, there are some inconveniences and limitations to this
downloading method. See the For Windows
XP and Mac OS X Users leaflet for details.
About this Guide
•The explanations in this guide are based on Windows XP and Mac OS X v10.3. If you are
using another version of these operating systems, the actual screen contents and
procedures may vary slightly from those shown.
•The following terms are used in this guide.
Mac OS X is used for Mac OS X (v10.2-v10.4)
Memory card is used for CF cards, SD cards, MultiMediaCards and PC cards.
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