Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver

Saturday, August 4th 2018. | iP Series

Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux – If you are currently seeking for a printer that can be used to print HD photos without losing its quality, then Canon PIXMA iP8740 is a great choice for you. Launched by Canon, one of the leading printer manufacturers in the world, this machine offers various features for its users. The printing method used by this printer is thermal inkjet. The field of application of this machine is personal. You can print on various paper size, up to A3 paper size, which is good for those who love to print on large paper.

Canon PIXMA iP8740 uses 6 individual inks, enabling the users to change only the inks that run out and save more money on printing cost. This machine is able to create ink droplets as detailed as 1 Pl, ensuring the crispness of your images. It also supports borderless printing. The maximum resolution is very remarkable, with 9600 x 2400 dpi.

For the interface, Canon PIXMA iP8740 is equipped with both USB port and Wi-Fi, which is good for those who want to access the printer remotely. This machine is compatible with Mac OS and Windows. It uses around 23 watts power during operation, which is considerably efficient

Also, recommended: Canon PIXMA iP7240 Driver

COMPATIBILITYSPECIFICATIONSHOW TO SETUPDOWNLOAD LINKS

Canon PIXMA iP8740 Operating Systems Compatibility:

  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8, Windows 8.1
  • Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2
  • Windows XP SP3 32-bit
  • Mac OS X v10.6.8 – v10.9 – macOS v10.12 (Sierra), and macOS High Sierra 10.13 or later
  • Linux

Canon PIXMA iP8740 Specifications

Printer TypePhoto Printer
FeaturesAirPrint, Borderless Printing, CD/DVD Printing, Document Printing, Full HD Movie Print, Special Filters, Grayscale Printing, Google Cloud Print, My Image Garden, Photo Printing, PIXMA Printing Solutions, Quiet Mode, Wireless PictBridge, Wireless Printing, 6-Color Ink System with Gray Ink, Rated EPEAT Silver, Auto Power On, Auto Power Off, CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM
Print Speed (up to)4×6 Color Photo: 4″ x 6″ Borderless Photo: Approx. 36 seconds
Black: ESAT (Black): Approx. 14.5 ipm
Color: ESAT (Color): Approx 10.4 ipm
Number of NozzlesColor: 5,632 / Black: 1,024 / Total: 6,656
Print Resolution (Up to)Color: Up to 9600 x 2400 dpi
Black: Up to 600 x 600 dpi
OS CompatibilityWindows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1,
Windows Vista SP1, Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3 32-bit
Mac OS X v10.6.8 – v10.9
Mobile Operating Systems: iOS, Android, Windows RT
Standard InterfacesWireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Hi-Speed USB
PictBridge(Wireless LAN)
Ink CompatibilityPGI-450XL Pigment Black
CLI-451XL Cyan
CLI-451XL Magenta
CLI-451XL Yellow
CLI-451XL Gray
CLI-451XL Black
PGI-450 Pigment Black
CLI-451 Cyan
CLI-451 Magenta
CLI-451 Yellow
CLI-451 Gray
CLI-451 Black
Ink Droplet Size1, 2 and 5
Buffer Ram80KB
Paper Sizes4” x 6”, 5” x 7”, 8” x 10”, A4, A5, B4, B5, Letter, Legal, 11” x 17”, 13” x 19”, U.S. #10 Envelopes
Automatic Sheet FeederAuto Sheet Feeder: 150 sheets
Paper CompatibilityPlain: Plain Paper, High-Resolution Paper;
Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum;
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy;
Matte: Matte Photo Paper;
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope;
CD/DVD: Printable CD/DVD/Blu-ray Disc
Physical Dimensions23.3″(W) x 13.1″(D) x 6.3″(H)
Weight18.6 lbs.

Step 1: How to Setup or Install the Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver

This step tells you about to install Canon PIXMA iP8740 without CD

What you required:

  1. You need to have a driver or software for Canon PIXMA iP8740, for the file of a driver, you can download on the link below.
  2. You need the USB cable to connect the printer to your computer.
  3. Next step, you can follow this instruction below to install Canon PIXMA iP8740 printers for the setup file.
  4. The first step you need to turn on your computer and Canon iP8740 printer.
  5. In this step trying to do not connect a USB cable before it is suggested.
  6. Next, you can download, the driver of Canon PIXMA iP8740 and don’t forget to install it on your computer by following our instruction.
  7. You can connect the USB cable when the installation of the driver already finished.
  8. Follow the instructions to complete the installation process.
  9. When all step is finished, the Canon PIXMA iP8740 is ready to use for the printing.

Step 2: How to Setup or Install the Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver Manually

For this step, you need to add the printer from the Windows feature.

  1. You require the software or Driver file of Canon PIXMA iP8740. You can download a driver on the links we provided.
  2. You need the USB cable for PIXMA iP8740 printer.

This step how to install the driver:

  1. First, you need to turn on all of your devices.
  2. Connect the USB cable from your Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer to the computer.
  3. Extract the file of driver or software that you have downloaded.
  4. Open “Control Panel”, then click on “View devices and printers”(Windows 7, 8, 10, and Vista). For Windows XP, you can open “Fax & Printers”.
  5. Choose your printer and click “Add a Printer”.
  6. If it has been ready for the driver location, choose the path where you need to extract the setup file.
  7. Follow all of the instructions to finish the installation.
  8. When all step is finished, the Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer is ready to use on your computer.

What you required:

  1. You need a CD or DVD drive to install a driver on your computer.
  2. The driver or software CD Disk of Canon PIXMA iP8740 that have included in the box of your printer.
  3. The USB Cable for connecting your printer to the computer.

Follow this instruction for installation process with CD Drive.

  1. The first step, turn on your computer and Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer.
  2. Insert CD disk to CD or DVD drive on your computer, and follow the instruction from CD.
  3. Do not connect the USB cable to the printer until needed.
  4. If installation wizard needs to plug the USB Cable, connect the USB Cable of Canon PIXMA iP8740 to the computer.
  5. If the USB Cable of Canon PIXMA iP8740 is detected, follow the instructions for the next process of the installation.
  6. When all steps are done, you will get a notification the printer is ready to use.

How To Install Canon PIXMA iP8740 Printer Driver On Linux:

Requirements:

  1. A Linux-run device
  2. A Common Unix Printer Service (CUPS) installed on the device.

Instructions:

  1. Turn on your computer and run the CUPS.
  2. Go to the web-based interface.
  3. Open a browser and navigate to localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the printer.
  5. On the browser, go to Administration tab and select Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. You need to enter username and password.
  8. Your printer (Canon iP8740) should be on the list displayed. Select it and press Continue.
  9. CUPS detect and add the printer.
  10. A configuration window will pop up, fill values as needed.
  11. The printer is ready to use on your computer.

How To Install Driver of Canon PIXMA iP8740 on Mac OS:

  1. You need the file of the driver for your printer. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder.
  2. You need to double-click on the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. You need to double-click again on the mounted Disk Image.
  4. For the last step, double-click on the driver file. Do not worry, the installation will be started automatically.

How to Uninstall Canon PIXMA iP8740 Printer Driver:

For Windows:

  1. Click on Windows button on your computer keyboard.
  2. Open “Control Panel”.
  3. Chooses for “Uninstall a Program”
  4. Search for the name of the printer driver you want to uninstall.
  5. Click the Uninstall button.
  6. Wait until the process is completed.

For Mac:

  1. Open Apple Menu.
  2. Click System Preferences.
  3. Select Printers and Scanners.
  4. Choose a printer driver that you want to uninstall. (Select Canon iP8740 if your printer is of that type).
  5. Click Remove.

For Linux:

  1. Go to Application.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Printers. Printer window will pop up.
  4. Locate the Unlock button on the upper right section, open it.
  5. Enter a password.
  6. Then locate the Canon PIXMA iP8740 printer driver you want to uninstall. Find a minus sign on it.
  7. Click the minus sign.

To download a driver or software for Canon PIXMA iP8740, just click on the links that we have provided in this table below. If find any broken link or some problem with this printer please let us know, we will fix it as soon as possible.

Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
iP8740 Full Driver & Software Package (Mac)1.511 MBDownload
iP8740 Full Driver & Software Package (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)1.149 MBDownload
iP8740 CUPS Printer Driver Ver.16.20.0.0 (Mac)16.20.0.016 MBDownload
iP8740 CUPS Printer Driver Ver. 11.7.1.0 (OS X 10.6)11.7.1.0a18 MBDownload
iP8740 Printer Driver Ver. 1.00 (Windows XP)1.0017 MBDownload
iP8740 XPS Printer Driver Ver. 5.75 (Windows)5.7519 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver Ver. 4.10 for Linux (Source file)4.107.3 MBDownload
iP8740 IJ Printer Driver Ver. 4.10 for Linux (rpm Packagearchive)4.102 MBDownload
iP8740 IJ Printer Driver Ver. 4.10 for Linux (Debian Packagearchive)4.101.9 MBDownload
iP8740 Printer Driver Ver. 1.01 (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64)1.0117 MBDownload
iP8740 (PDF) User Manual (Windows)1.26.8 MBDownload
iP8740 (PDF) User Manual (Mac)1.25.2 MBDownload
IJ Printer Driver Ver. 4.10 for Linux (Operation guide)4.1078 KBDownload

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Canon PIXMA iP8740 Software and Driver Download for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux

In this website, the owner of canonsoftwaredriver.com has listed you much more driver, software, and user manual what you need to download for Canon iP8740 printer. You don’t have to go to the official Canon site, simple way to download it, just click on the link that we have provided, and don’t forget to follow the manual instruction or you can download a user manual for your printer on this link below.

Canon PIXMA iP8740 Driver & Software Download

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