Canon PIXMA MX496 driver

Printing with the Canon PIXMA MX496 model has essential functions that include Wi-Fi print, copy, scan, fax, and cloud features. The maximum print quality resolution is up to 4800 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi) with an inkjet print technology. Its minimum ink droplet size is about two picolitres (pl) with the FINE cartridge types. Monochrome or black and white printing can run at a rate of 8.8 images per minute (ipm). On the flipside, color document printing has a speed of 4.4 ipm under ideal conditions.

PIXMA MX496 driver Downloads for Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and macOS..

Black PG-645 Ink Cartridge – Upto 180 pages
CL-646 Tri-Colour Ink Cartridge – Approx 180 pages

Canon PIXMA MX496 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
Filename Size
Full Driver and Software Package for Windows.exe 50.19 MB Download
MP Drivers for Windows.exe 32.30 MB Download
XPS Printer Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 10.exe 17.95 MB Download

Canon PIXMA MX496 driver Supported Mac OS.

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
Filename Size
CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg 14.41 MB Download
Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.13.dmg 15.73 MB Download
ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg 1.71 MB Download

Canon PIXMA MX496 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
Filename Size
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz 514.68 kB Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz 269.44 kB Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – Source file.tar.gz 394.53 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz 236.17 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz 212.90 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – Source file.tar.gz 203.91 kB Download


When carrying out borderless printing, the rate of work is about 70 seconds on the average. At the same time, borderless printing is compatible with A4, letter, and photo sizes. Also, two-sided or duplex printing is through manual operation. Under scanning operation, the relevant component is the flatbed and an automatic document feeder (ADF). Whereas, this model can produce a scanning resolution of up to 600 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi).

Scanning runs at a speed of approximately 15 seconds with an optical character recognition through the OCR. Its scanning depth for input/output includes 48bit/24bit for color and 16bit/8bit for greyscale. Also, while copying, the machine runs at a speed of 28 seconds for the first copy out page. But the average speed of subsequent pages includes 3.6 ipm when working through the main tray. But when copying through the ADF, the rate is about 2.7 ipm.

The characteristic copy functions include document copying, photocopying, fit-to-page copying, and borderless copying. It can also zoom within 25 and 400% at the minimum and maximum levels. Copy quality settings can adjust between fast, standard, and high modes. Faxing But the multiple copies can reach up to 99 copies from a single original document. It also uses the characteristic Super G3 processor with color production compatibility. Download Canon PIXMA MX496 Printer driver from Canon Website

[Installation Instructions] How to Download / Installation procedure

Note: Do not connect the USB cable until requested by the installer. If you connect to the network, make sure the network cable is connected before running the installer


  • Close all software programs running on your computer.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Click the Download button on this page.
  • Click the downloaded file. The files will be extracted and the installation process will automatically begin.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to continue and complete the installation.


  • Download the file. For the location where the file is saved, check the computer settings.
  • Double-click the downloaded file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • Then Double-click the mounted Disk Image.
  • Double-click the packaged file in the folder. Installation starts automatically.

To install later, select Save in step 4 and choose a location on your hard disk. When ready to install, search and double-click the file. This will automatically extract and start the installation process. Follow the instructions on the screen to continue the installation.

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