Canon PIXMA MP486 Driver & Software Download

Are you looking for all-in-one inkjet printer that provides ample features? If you are, Canon PIXMA MP486 can be one of the best options for you. This multipurpose printer supports ChromaLife 100+ photo system that allow the users to save up to 300-year of album life when it is combined with FINE print head technology. It also offers high quality of photo printing, copying and also scanning. The best is all of that can be reached at affordable price.

Like Canon PIXMA MG6620 & Canon PIXMA MX308, the PIXMA MP486 features FINE cartridge from Canon with 4800 x 1200 dpi resolution and 2pl minimum drop ink. Then, Canon PIXMA MP486 also offers built-in slot for card reader which can support scan to PDF format and JPG format by directly saving the file into your memory card or USB drive without having to connect to any computer. It means that you can save more time when your customers need help to scan or something.

Furthermore, this printer offers 1.8” color LCD which comes in such unique style. Coming with compact and stylish design, the printer is also provided LCD display that can make you easily review any file you are going to print, especially if you want to print the document or photo from your memory card. Overall, Canon PIXMA MP486 is a recommended machine for all.


Canon PIXMA MP486 Driver & Software Specifications


Printing Method

Inkjet Printing, Serial

Print Speed

Black Text A4 Plain Paper/Max. Speed:

20 ppm

Colour A4 Plain Paper/Max. Speed:

16 ppm

Photo (4″x6″) PP-201/Standard/Borderless:

45 sec.


4800 x 1200 dpi

Ink Droplet Size

min. 2pl

Number of Nozzles


Cartridge Type

PG-810, CL-811 (PG-810XL, CL-811XL Optional)

Printable Width

Up to 203.2 mm (8 inches)


Up to 216mm (8.5 inches)

Recommended Printing Area

Top margin:

31.2 mm

Bottom margin:

32.5 mm

Applicable Media Sizes

A4, Letter, Legal, A5, B5, Envelopes (DL, COM10), 4″x6″, 5″x7″, 8″x10″


4″x6″ / 8″x10″ / A4



CIS Flatbed Scanner

Optical Resolution

2400 x 4800 dpi

Selectable Resolution

19200 x 19200 dpi

Line Scanning Speed (Without Data Transfer Time)


1.6ms /line (300dpi)


4.7ms /line (300dpi)

Scanning Speed (Reflectives)

A4 Colour / Default Resolution:

approx. 19 secs (300 dpi)

A4 B/W / Default Resolution:

approx. 7 secs (300 dpi)

4″x6″ Photo / Default Resolution:

approx. 8 secs (300 dpi)

Scanning Bit Depth (Input/Output)




48bit/24bit (RGB each 16bit/8bit)


TWAIN / WIA Windows XP / Windows Vista)/ Linux

Other Features

Push Scan



Black Text:

A4 Plain Paper: 20 cpm


A4 Plain Paper: 16 cpm

Image Quality

3 positions (Fast, Standard, High)

Density Adjustment

9 positions, Auto intensity (AE copy)



Multiple Copies (Black / Colour)

max. 99 pages

Borderless Photo

4″x6″ / A4

Photo Direct

Card Direct

Compatible Storage Types:

Compact Flash, Microdrive, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, SD Card, SDHC Card, MultiMedia Card (Ver.4.1), MultiMedia Card Plus (Ver.4.1), xD-Picture Card*, xD-Picture Card Type M*, xD-Picture Card Type H*, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick Micro*, RS-MMC*(Ver.4.1), mini SD Card*, micro SD Card*, mini SDHC Card*, micro SDHC Card*
* Can be used with the addition of a special adapter sold separately.

File Formats:

JPEG and TIFF (Exif-compliant) taken by DCF(Ver.1.0/2.0) compliant digital cameras

Camera Direct

Compatible Digital Cameras:

“PictBridge” compliant digital cameras, camcorders and camera phones

File Formats:

JPEG (Exif ver2.2/2.21 compliant)

Paper Handling

Rear Tray

Plain Paper:

A4 = 100, Legal = 10

High resolution Paper (HR-101N):

A4 = 80

Photo Paper Pro Platinum, (PT-101):

A4 = 10, 4″ x 6″ = 20

Photo Paper Pro II (PR-201):

A4 = 10, 4″ x 6″ = 20

Photo Paper Plus Glossy II (PP-201):

A4 = 10, 4″ x 6″ = 20

Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss (SG-201):

A4 / 8″ x 10″ = 10, 4″ x 6″ = 20

Glossy Photo Paper “Everyday Use” (GP-501):

A4 = 10, 4″ x 6″ = 20

Matte Photo Paper (MP-101):

A4 = 10, 4″ x 6″ = 20

Photo Stickers, PS-101:


T-Shirt Transfer, TR-301:



European DL and US Com.
#10 = 10

Paper Weight

Rear Tray

Plain Paper:

64-105 g/m2

Canon speciality paper:

max paper weight:
approx. 300g/m2
(Photo Paper Pro Platinum



LCD (1.8 inch / 4.5
cm TFT colour / 61K dots)


USB 2.0 Hi-Speed,
Bluetooth v2.0: Maximum Speed 1.44 Mbps
(option, JPEG Only, OPP, BIP for mobile phone, HCRP for PC)

Canon Bundled

Canon Solution Menu
(Windows only)
MP Navigator EX
Easy-PhotoPrint EX

Operating Environment


5 – 35C


10 – 90% RH
(no dew condensation)


AC100-240V, 50/60Hz

Power Consumption

Standby (scanning
lamp is off)
(USB connection to PC):

approx. 2.2W

OFF (USB connection
to PC):

approx. 0.9W


approx. 13W

Acoustic Noise

approx. 46 dB(A)



RoHS(EU), WEEE(EU), RoHS(China)


Energy Star

Weight (Kg)


Dimension (W x D x H)

444 x 331 x 154 mm


Canon PIXMA MP486 Driver & Software Installations

Manual instruction to install Canon PIXMA MP486 Driver

As if you are about to use the printer, you have to set up the printer driver properly with all these steps below on your Windows operating system.

  • The installation process of Canon PIXMA MP486 can be started whenever the download is completed and you are ready to start the setting up. The first step, just click and open the file directory where you save the downloaded file. The driver file name commonly end with .exe.
  • Double-click on the driver file or you can right-click on it to choose ?run as administrator? and then wait for several minutes while the driver files of Canon PIXMA MP486 is being extracted. After the file extraction is done, just follow the next installation steps.
  • The installation of software program will be began to set the Canon PIXMA MP486 driver software package up and just do the following instruction shown on the computer screen to finish the setting.
  • After done the following instruction, your Canon PIXMA MP486 printing device is ready to be used.

Manual Instruction To Uninstall Canon PIXMA MP486 Driver

To uninstall the Canon PIXMA MP486 printing device from your Windows operating system, make sure you are following these steps below.

  • Click the start menu on your Windows screen.
  • Click on control panel icon or simply type ?control panel? down on the search column. There would be several icons there, and then click once below the ?programs? menu named ?uninstall an application?.
  • On the list of installed application, search the Canon PIXMA MP486 computer driver which is to be removed or simply type the application on search column.
  • Double-click on the icon of Canon PIXMA MP486, and then click uninstall/change. To complete the uninstallation process, simply follow the instruction displayed on the screen.

Driver Download Or Installation Process For Mac Operating System:

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MP486 in Mac:

  • First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  • Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  • At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.

However, the step-by-step of the installation (and vice versa), it can be differed depend upon the platform or device that you use for the installation of Canon PIXMA MP486. The above mentioned, the installation is occurred using Windows 7 and Mac for Windows XP or Windows 8 is not much different way.


Canon PIXMA MP486 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Macintosh / Mac OS X (10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6/ 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11)

Canon PIXMA MP486 Full Driver & Software Package Free Download

Good news from the owner of sites Canon Driver Download, thus those who look for download link for all in one printer driver and full software of Canon PIXMA MP486, the download link is accessible , and no worry for broken link as any link for any platform works properly. While downloading the software, to ensure that there is nothing wrong while using Canon PIXMA MP486, you need to pay attention toward the installation or download user guides below.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
MP486 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000)1.0224 MBDownload
MP486 series MP Driver (Windows 8.1 x64/8 x64/7 x64/Vista64)1.0225 MBDownload
MP Drivers for Windows XP 64bit1.0213 MBDownload
Canon Inkjet Printer Driver Add-On Module (Windows 7/7 x64)230 MBDownload
My Printer (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP) MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.7.058 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)3.5.0294 MBDownload
My Image Garden (Windows XP (32-bit)3.3.1293 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Windows XP x64)1.7.015 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.7.058 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)4.5.058 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000)2.0546 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows XP x64)4.5.058 MBDownload
Solution Menu (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000) MBDownload
Windows Adobe RGB 1998 Installer Program (Windows 8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/XP x64/2000/Me)1.4.1329 KBDownload
My Printer (Windows 2000) MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (Windows XP x64)2.0444 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (Windows 2000)3.2.043 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6) MBDownload
MP486 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6) MBDownload
MP486 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10) MBDownload
MP486 series Scanner Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)14.11.4a11 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7) MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.7.0102 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/Mac OS X 10.8)3.5.0300 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.7)3.2.0299 MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)4.6.0102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)2.0.730 MBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.6)3.1.0298 MBDownload
Solution Menu (OS X 10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)1.4.1711 KBDownload
Solution Menu (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.4.1a2.2 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 2.0 Opener (OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10)1.0.0a2.1 MBDownload
Easy-WebPrint EX (Mac OS X 10.5/10.6) MBDownload
Easy-PhotoPrint EX (OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6)4.1.6102 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX (OS X 10.2/10.3/10.4/10.5/10.6)2.0.630 MBDownload
MP Navigator EX 2.0 Opener (OS X 10.6)1.0.0224 KBDownload
My Image Garden (OS X 10.5)1.0.0289 MBDownload
MP486 series User Manual (Windows)1.0013 MBDownload
MP486 series User Manual (Mac)1.10a45 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Mac)V3.211 MBDownload
Guide for My Image Garden (Windows)V3.211 MBDownload

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