The maximum print resolution of the machine is up to 4800×1200 dots per inch (dpi) at the best print performance. Its print technology has five individual ink tanks comprising pigment black, black, cyan, yellow, and magenta colors. Also, there is an inkjet FINE print head with a minimum ink droplet size of 2 picolitres (pl). Whereas, the compatible ink type is the ChromaLife100+ inks, which is the best ink type to produce top quality photos.
PIXMA MG5640 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.
Supported Ink Cartridges
Pigment Black PGI-550 Ink Cartridge – Upto 300 pages
Ink Cartridge CLI-551 Black – Yields approx 350 pages
CLI-551 Cyan Ink Cartridge – Page Yield upto 332 pages
Yellow CLI-551 Ink Cartridge – Upto 344 pages
Ink Cartridge CLI-551 Magenta – Approx 319 pages
Canon PIXMA MG5640 printer driver Supported Windows Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8.1 32-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows XP 64-bit|
|Full Driver and Software Package for Windows.exe||52.18 MB||Download|
|MP Drivers for Windows.exe||31.70 MB||Download|
|XPS Printer Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 10.exe||18.63 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MG5640 driver Supported Macintosh Operating Systems
|Supported OS: Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x, macOS Mojave 10.14.x, macOS High Sierra 10.13.x, macOS Sierra 10.12.x, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.x, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.x, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x, Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x, Mac OS X Lion 10.7.x, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg||15.47 MB||Download|
|CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.6.dmg||16.66 MB||Download|
|Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.6 to 10.11.dmg||20.28 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg||2.53 MB||Download|
|ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.6.dmg||3.69 MB||Download|
Canon PIXMA MG5640 driver Supported Linux Operating Systems
Linux (32-bit), Linux (64-bit)
|Supported OS: Debian os, SUSE Linux os, Linux Mint os, Boss os, Red Hat Enterprise Linux os, cent os, Fedora os, Ubuntu os|
|IJ Printer Driver for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz||474.40 kB||Download|
|IJ Printer Driver for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz||261.86 kB||Download|
|IJ Printer Driver for Linux – Source file.tar.gz||376.15 kB||Download|
|ScanGear MP for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz||236.37 kB||Download|
|ScanGear MP for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz||212.83 kB||Download|
|ScanGear MP for Linux – Source file.tar.gz||203.83 kB||Download|
Monochrome or black and white printing is at the rate of 12.2 images per minute (ipm). But color printing runs at the speed of 8.7 ipm to retain the best print quality. When carrying out the borderless print on a 10 x 15 cm photo paper, the work rate is approximately 44 seconds. At the same time, borderless printing works for A4 letter and various photo paper sizes. The machine is also capable of running an auto-duplex page for A4 and letter sizes of plain paper.
The compatible standard ink cartridges include PGI-450PGBK (pigment black), CLI-451BK (black), CLI-451C (cyan), CLI-451M (magenta), and CLI-451Y (yellow). On the other hand, the XL variants of the cartridges produce much more yield than standard types. The standard paper types include plain paper, envelopes, Canon Pro platinum, Canon pro luster, Canon plus glossy II.
Other paper types include Canon Matte, Canon photo stickers, Canon t-shirt transfer, Canon high-resolution paper, and Canon “Everyday Use.” The machine also has a front tray that can accommodate up to 100 sheets of plain paper. Whereas, the compatible paper sizes include A4, A5, B5, photo sizes, letter, and legal sizes. But the supported paperweight is between 64 and 105 gsm, and Canon photo paper supports 300 gsm. As a multifunction device, this machine can produce the best print quality at high speed. Download Canon PIXMA MG5640 Printer driver from Canon Website