Canon PIXMA MP970 Driver

Canon PIXMA MP970 Driver

In general terms, the Canon PIXMA MP970 printer model is compatible with the Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP/2000 operating system versions. Apart from Windows, the device can also work with Apple Mac OS versions X v10.2.8 to 10.5.x under ideal conditions. However, the options include the USB 2.0 hi-speed port, IrDA v1.2, and Bluetooth v1.2 (optional) in terms of the standard interface connectivity.

Canon PIXMA MP970 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.

Canon PIXMA MP970 Driver for Windows

Supported OS: 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)

Filename Size Download
MP Driver for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 32-bit.exe (Recommended) 14.88 MB Download
MP Driver for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 64-bit.exe (Recommended) 15.27 MB Download
Mini Master Setup for Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 32-bit.exe 20.05 MB Download
Mini Master Setup for Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 64-bit.exe 20.43 MB Download

Driver and Software for Mac OS

Supported OS: macOS OS X Mountain Lion 10.8, OS X Lion 10.7, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6, Mac OS X Leopard 10.5

Filename Size Download
Scanner Driver for Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.8.dmg 11.92 MB Download
CUPS Printer Driver for Mac OS X 10.5 to 10.8.dmg 11.70 MB Download
ICA Driver for Mac OS X 10.6 to 10.8.dmg  8.53 MB   Download


Supported Ink Cartridges

PGI-5 Black Inkjet Cartridge
Black Ink Cartridge CLI-8
CLI-8 Cyan Ink Cartridge
CLI-8 Magenta Ink Cartridge
Yellow Ink Cartridge CLI-8

Others include the card slots (details under the Memory card support), Ethernet connector, and the PictBridge port for cameras. The machine has software that consists of the CD-ROM with the printer driver, MP navigator EX, setup software, and the user guide. It is also compatible with ArcSoft, PhotoStudio, Easy-PhotoPrintEX, and the ScanSoft OmniPage SE. Canon PIXMA MP970 model comes with a full-year limited warranty with an InstantExchange program.

The compatible options include SD memory card, SDHC, MultiMediaCard, miniSD card, RS-MMC, microSD card, and CompactFlash Card under the memory card support. Others have Memory Stick PRO, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, and xD picture card. These memory card types are practically useful for photo printing, a significant function of this particular printer model.

In scanning, the Canon PIXMA MP970 printer uses the charged-coupled device (CCD) to produce an optical resolution of 4800 x 9600 dots per inch (dpi). However, the interpolated resolution reaches a level of 19200 x 19200 dpi. The scanning mode has internal and external depths of 48-bit and 24-bit, respectively. The maximum document size is about 8.5 inches x 11.7 inches, and the ultimate film size is about 35 mm by six frames for both negative and positive films.

When copying, this multifunction printer can reproduce documents at the rate of 30 copies per minute (CPM). This rate is equivalent to 2.0 seconds per page and only applies to black records only. But color documents reproduction has an output rate of 22 CPM, which is as fast as 2.7 seconds per page. Download Canon PIXMA MP970 driver from Canon Website