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EOS DIGITAL Camera Software
1D Mk III
O Content of this Instruction Manual
EU is used for EOS Utility.
Camera model is displayed as an icon.
Example: EOS-1D Mark III J
O displays the relevant camera model.
In this manual, the windows used in the examples
are from Mac OS X 10.4.
The selection sequence of menus is displayed in X
procedures.(Example: Select the [Window] menu
Square brackets are used to indicate items such as
menu names, button na mes and window names
that appear on t he computer screen.
Text inside < > indicates a camera switch name or
icon, or a keyboard key name.
** indicates a reference page.
Click to move to the relevant page.
: Marks information that should be read before use.
: Marks additional information you may find helpful.
1D Mk III
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IntroductionEOS Utility (hereinafter EU) is software for communication with your EOS
DIGITAL camera. By connecting the camera and computer with the cable
provided with the camera, you can download to your computer images
saved in the camera’s memory card as well as set various camera
settings or shoot remotely from EU on your computer.Main Features of EUFrom EU, you can control the camera remotely and perform the
following main features. O Batch download to your computer images
saved in the camera’s memory card.
OYou can also download to your computer only images you have
O Set various camera se ttings from your
O Shoot remotely by controlling the camera
from your computer.
ORemote Live View shooting – Shoot while checking your subject in
real time on your computer.
O You can also shoot remotely by operating the camera’s shutter
O Preset a time allowing the camera to shoot automatically with
O When downloading images or shooting
remotely, view/check images with the
linked Digital Photo Professional.
System Requirements*EU is a Universal application. However, when using EU on an Intel-
based Macintosh, be sure your Mac OS version is updated to OS X
10.4.7 or later.Supported Camera and Supported ImagesCan be used for RAW and JPEG images shot with the cameras below.OS Mac OS X 10.3 to 10.4ComputerMacintosh with one of the above OS installed and a USB
port as a standard featureCPUMinimum 400MHz, PowerPC G3, G4, G5,
*RAMMinimum 256MBInterfaceUSB 1.1 to 2.0 Hi-SpeedDisplayResolution: 1024 × 768 or more
Colors: Thousands or more
EOS-1D Mark III EOS 40D
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Contents at a GlanceDownloading images from your camera to a
computer O To batch download all the images to a computer ¿ p.6
O To download to a computer selected images only ¿ p.7
O To download images using a third-party card reader ¿ p.9Camera settings from a computer O To set the camera owner name and date/time ¿ p.11
O To set a Picture Style and apply to the camera ¿ p.15
O To apply a Picture Style file to the camera ¿ p.18
O To register a personal white balance in the camera ¿ p.19
O To set a JPEG quality and apply to the camera ¿ p.20
O To adjust a white balance setting and apply to the
O To set My Menu and apply to the camera ¿ p.21
Remote shooting O To shoot by controlling the camera from a computer
(Remote Live View shooting) ¿
O To shoot with accurate horizontal/vertical alignment ¿ p.29
O To change the aspect ratio and shoot ¿ p.30
O To shoot by operating the camera ¿ p.30
O To shoot with the timer ¿ p.31Functions for use with other accessories sold
separately O To shoot with the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2/
E2A or E3/E3A and check the images in real time ¿
O To start up the WFT-E2/E2A or E3/E3A software from
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Downloading Images to your Computer
Basic operation such as prepar ing for downloading images to your
computer (connecting your camera and computer), starting up EU,
downloading images from your camera to your computer and quitting EU
are explained here.
Preparing to Download Images ......... ........................ 5
Connecting the Camera and Computer ........................
Starting up EU ........... ................................................ 5
Batch Downloading Images to Your Computer ......... 6
Downloading Selected Images to Your Computer........
Downloading Images with a Card Reader ....................
Downloading Images Using Digital Photo Professional .....
Downloading Images Using ImageBrowse r ............
Downloading Images without Using Canon Software .....
Quitting EU ...................... .......................................... 9