Canon PIXMA MP258 Driver

Canon PIXMA MP258 Driver Download for Windows, MacOS, and Linux. You need to know that this printer can be thought about as one of the very best picture printer types from Canon. That is since Canon PIXMA MP258 has the ChromaLife technology from Canon. This technology is something that only Canon has and also this technology is additionally believed to be able to lock the color of your photos for years. Personally, Canon as the maker of this printer claimed that the picture that you print using this printer could last approximately 100 years.

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Download Canon PIXMA MP258 Multifunction Printer Driver, User’s Manual and Software, Compatible Systems for Windows (64-Bit/32-Bit), MacOS, and Linux.

PIXMA MP258 Printer Specification

General
Printer typeMulti-function
Printer
Color technologyInkjet
Max color resolution4800 x 1200 dpi
Max B/W resolution600 x 600 dpi
Droplet sizepl
Color print speed (ISO, ESAT)4.8 ppm
B/W print speed (ISO, ESAT)ppm
Photo print speed56 sec (4″x 6″)
Inks4 (Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow)
Ink typePigment + Dye-based
Ink type – notesPigment based Black, and Dye based Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Paper handling
Max document size8.5″ x 11″
Fixed paper sizeNo
Supported mediaLetter, Legal, A4, 4″ x 6″ in, 5″ x 7″, 8″ x 10″, Standard No.10 envelopes
Supported media – notesPaper, Photo paper, Envelopes, Labels, Cards, Transparencies
Feeder capacity100
Tray capacity30
Number of trays1
Auto duplex / double sided printingNo
Borderless printingYes
Color managementNo
Scanner
Scanner typeColor flatbed
Max optical resolution1200 x 2400 dpi
Scanner color depth48-bit
Transparency adapterNo
Max scanner document size8.5″ x 11.7″
Scan to memoryNo
Connectivity
Direct printingNo (PictBridge)
Voice enabledNo
Editing / processingAuto Photo Fix II
EthernetNo
Wi-FiNo
BluetoothNo
USBUSB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec)
Memory card supportNo
Operating system
  • Windows XP (32-bit)
  • Windows XP (64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (32-bit)
  • Windows Vista (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit)
  • Windows 7 (64-bit)
  • Max OS X – 10.5 (and above)
  • Max OS X – 10.6 (and above)
Physical
DisplayText info panel
Display – notes7-Segment LED
Display – touchscreenNo
BatteriesNo
Weight12.70 lb
Dimensions17.5 x 6.1 x 13.1 (445 x 155 x 333 mm)

METHOD 1: Canon MP258 DRIVERS INSTALLATION – DOWNLOADED DRIVER SETUP FILE

For this method, you will not need an installation CD to install the driver of Canon PIXMA MP258 printers.

Things needed:

  1. A file of Canon PIXMA MP258 driver setup downloaded beforehand. The setup file is downloadable on the link below.
  2. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer to the PIXMA MP258 printers. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of installing Canon PIXMA MP258 driver using the setup file downloaded beforehand:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon MP258 Printer need to be turned on first.
  2. You should not plug in the USB cable to either your computer or the PIXMA MP258 printer just yet. Wait until you are instructed otherwise.
  3. If you have not, download the Canon MP258 drivers setup file. Once done, install the file on your computer. Instructions given on the screen must be followed thoroughly for the file to install properly.
  4. Once installation completes, connect your computer to PIXMA MP258 Printer using the provided USB cable. Your computer should be able to detect the printers automatically. Once detected, more instructions are given.
  5. Displayed instructions should be followed thoroughly to complete the installation.
  6. Canon PIXMA MP258 should be ready for use by now.

METHOD 2: Canon PIXMA MP258 DRIVER INSTALLATION – MANUAL INSTALLATION

For this method, accessing your computer’s Windows’ “Add a printer” feature is required.

Things needed:

  1. A file of Canon MP258 drivers setup downloaded beforehand. The setup file is downloadable on the link below.
  2. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer to the MP258 printers. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of manual installation of Canon PIXMA MP258:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon MP258 Printer need to be turned on first.
  2. You can connect your computer to your Canon PIXMA MP258 printers using the provided USB cable.
  3. Specify a location (folder) on your computer to extract the PIXMA MP258 setup file into. If you can’t find the file, try looking for it on the TEMP folder of your computer.
  4. For Windows 7 and Windows Vista users: open Control Panel, open View Devices & Printer. For Windows XP users: open Fax & Printers.
  5. Choose to Add a printer.
  6. The screen will pop up a window. Enter the location where you extract the setup file into previously.
  7. PIXMA MP258 Installation instructions will appear. Follow them all thoroughly to complete the installation.
  8. Once complete, your PIXMA MP258 Printer should be ready for use by now.

METHOD 3: Canon PIXMA MP258 DRIVER INSTALLATION – INSTALLATION CD

Things needed:

  1. A CD/DVD drive-fitted computer.
  2. An installation CD. This CD should come with the package and it contains a Canon MP258 setup files.
  3. A USB cable, used in connecting the computer to the MP258 printers. The cable should come with the package. Check your box for the cable.

Steps of installing Canon MP258 driver setup file using an installation CD:

  1. Both your computer and the Canon PIXMA MP258 need to be turned on first.
  2. You should not plug in the USB cable to either your computer or the Canon MP258 printer just yet. Wait until you are instructed otherwise.
  3. Place the installation CD inside the CD/DVD drive. The screen will display a setup wizard. Follow the given instructions thoroughly to begin the installation.
  4. You can now plug the USB cable into both your computer and Canon MP258 but only do so after the computer clearly specifies the process.
  5. Give it a time to allow connection to be made. Further instructions are given on-screen. Follow them all thoroughly.
  6. Upon completion of installation, your printer should be ready for use by now.
STEPS OF Canon PIXMA MP258 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE INSTALLATION ON MACOS

Things to pay attention to:

  1. The PIXMA MP258  driver setup file is needed. Download the file first and take note of where the file is stored upon completion of the download process. The folder where the file is stored can be inspected through the computer settings.
  2. Double-click on the downloaded setup file and mount the file on the Disk image.
  3. Double-click on that mounted Disk Image.
  4. Double-click on the packaged driver file. The Canon MP258 drivers installation will start automatically.
STEPS OF Canon MP258 DRIVER AND SOFTWARE INSTALLATION ON LINUX

Things needed:

  1. A computer running on Linux.
  2. A program named CUPS (Common Unix Printer Software), installed on that computer.

Guidelines:

  1. Start the computer and open the CUPS program.
  2. Access the web-based interface on the computer.
  3. Access the browser and access localhost: 631.
  4. Connect the computer to the printer using a USB cable.
  5. Locate the Administration tab in the browser. Choose the tab and choose Printers.
  6. Select Add Printer.
  7. Enter both your username and password.
  8. You should find your Canon MP258 Printer on the list displayed. Select the printer and select Continue.
  9. The CUPS program should detect and add the printer on its own.
  10. The screen pops up a window. Configure your preferred settings on this window. Enter values as needed.
  11. Your Canon PIXMA MP258 Printer should be ready for use by now.

Thank you.

How to Uninstall PIXMA MP258 Driver

  • The first step, Press Windows button, select “Control Panel” to on the Windows
  • Select Canon PIXMA MP258 Drivers or Software and Click on it “Uninstall a Program.”
  • Wait for it to the point your Canon MP258 Driver and Software successfully uninstalled, then push “Finish” button.
Operating SystemVersionSizeDownload
PIXMA MP258 series MP Driver (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP)01.0520 MBDownload
Canon MP258 series MP Driver (Windows 2000 (32-bit)01.0420 MBDownload
MP258 series MP Driver (Windows XP x64)01.0513 MBDownload
PIXMA MP 258 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)16.10.0.0a15 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.6)03.03.048.6 MBDownload
PIXMA MP258 series CUPS Printer Driver (OS X 10.5/10.6)11.7.1.0a17 MBDownload
MP 258 series Scanner Driver ((OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6/Mac OS X 10.5)15.5.2a12 MBDownload
ICA Driver (OS X 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/Mac OS X 10.7)04.00.007.1 MBDownload
PIXMA MP258 series User Manual (Mac)01.2027 MBDownload
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