Canon PIXMA MP160 CUPS Printer Driver (Mac)

Canon PIXMA MP160 CUPS Printer Driver (Mac)

Canon Inc. - 9.73MB (Freeware)

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Size : 9.73MB

Date Added : April 05,2018

License : Freeware

Languages : Multi-languages

Publisher : Canon Inc.

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OS : Mac OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7

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This product is a printer driver for Canon PIXMA MP160 IJ printers.

Canon PIXMA MP160 All-In-One Photo Printer

PIXMA MP160 is an All-In-One Inkjet Photo Printer that allows you to print, copy, and scan photos and documents quickly and easily at home. This amazing device works best from headquarters, helping a child with his school project or simply printing a picture of a family trip, Canon provides solutions that meet consumer preferences in look, feel, design, and functionality.

With its sleek and slanted design, the PIXMA MP160 features rounded corners and low-profile space-saving and lifestyles in a home or small business office. As more and more consumers start to familiarize themselves with the benefits of multi-functional units for home, the demands go beyond just having the best technology. Ease of use and reliability has been at the forefront. MP160 is designed to be very user-friendly while delivering optimum results time and time again.


  1. [OS X v10.7]
    When printing from some applications, the check box for [Do not show again] in a message box is only available in the application currently used.
    In addition, once you enable [Do not show again], you will not see the message box(the message box will not be displayed again.).
  2. [OS X v10.7]
    With the printer connected to AirMac using a USB cable, when adding the printer from the popup menu “Nearby Printers” of the print dialog, even if it does not support CD/DVD printing depending on the destination, the CD/DVD printing-related items are displayed in [Media Type], [Paper Source], and [Paper Size] of the print dialog.
  3. [OS X v10.7]
    Immediately after the OS installation, when launching the driver’s help from TextEdit or Preview without printing, the message “The selected topic is currently unavailable…” is displayed. Therefore, the driver’s help is not displayed.
    Try either of the following methods:
    – Launch the driver’s help after printing.
    – Launch the help from the application software other than TextEdit and Preview, then open the driver’s help.
  4. [OS X v10.5 and 10.6]
    When overwriting the old version, the version number of the driver displayed in [Options & supplies] of [Print & Fax] may not be updated.
    In the [Print & Fax] window, click the “+” button to register the queue of the applicable driver again after clicking the “-” button to delete the queue of the applicable driver.
  5. [OS X v10.5 and 10.6]
    When printing using AirMac via USB cable, the print speed may become slow.
    (Case 1) Application: Preview Print data size: 16.0MB
    (Case 2) Application: Text Editor Print data size: 8.0KB
    Print time
    OS X v10.5.8
    (Case 1) CUPS driver: Approx. 9 min. Legacy driver: Approx. 1 min.
    (Case 2) CUPS driver: Approx. 30 sec. Legacy driver: Approx. 30 sec.
    OS X v10.6.6
    (Case 1) CUPS driver: Approx. 8 min.
    (Case 2) CUPS driver: Approx. 5 min.
  6. [OS X v10.5, 10.6 and 10.7]
    When ColorSync is selected in Color Matching, no operation can be performed in Color Options. All the items other than Sample Type are grayed out.


  • OS X v10.7 has been added as a supported OS.

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