Canon PIXMA MP450 CUPS Printer Driver

Canon PIXMA MP450 CUPS Printer Driver

Canon Inc. - 10.80MB (Freeware)

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Size : 10.80MB

Date Added : February 02,2019

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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  • No Bundle
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This product is a printer driver for Canon IJ printers.

Canon PIXMA MP450

  • All-In-One Photo Printer

Canon PIXMA MP450 is an All-In-One Inkjet Photo Printer can automatically adjust lighting to provide the best results. When scanning photos or images, you will see high-quality 1200-dpi reproduction with bright 48-bit color depth. Plus, the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 interface allows you to transfer images and the fastest scanning speed.

By using the 1.9-inch color LCD viewer, you can see the picture in full color and perfect it before you print! Just insert a compatible memory card into one of the built-in card slots. PIXMA MP450 Photo All-In-One The printer will also automatically correct red eyes, increase sharpness and increase the value of light on the face of your subject.

The Canon ChromaLife100 system which combines print head technology FINE print All-In-One PIXMA MP450 and new ink were developed with selected Canon photo paper, with results that rival many conventional photos. These beautiful photos will also last up to 100 years if they are stored in archival quality photo albums.

System Requirements

OS X Lion v10.7.5 OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.8 OS X Leopard v10.5.8


  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.
    Also, 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.x]
    Printing using Bluetooth connection cannot be performed.
  6. [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.
  7. [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.


Procedures for the download and installation

  1. Click the link. The download will start automatically.
  2. Files will be saved on the computer desktop.
  3. Double-click the file to mount the Disk Image.
  4. Double-click the mounted Disk Image.
  5. Double-click the .pkg file in the folder. Installation starts automatically.


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

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