Canon Powershot A510 Review

By Movable Type Admin



Click for our main menu

Canon Powershot A510




CameraWindow

USB Transfer Utility



Canon Powershot A510

When you connect the camera to your computer via the USB port it will automatically initiate the CameraWindow interface shown above with three tab options:

  • Acquire Images - download your images to the computer

  • Set to Camera - change your MyCamera startup options, start a Slide Show, make changes to the camera settings or Upload images to the camera

  • Remote shooting - starts the RemoteCapture program for tethered control of the camera (see next page for more information)





Canon Powershot A510

Image Download is a simple and automatic thing. You can change the output folder and sub-folder location in ZoomBrowser. It can be set to save images in a new sub-folder using the capture date or other parameters. This options transfers ALL files in the camera, if you want to selectively download images then use the List Images option (see next frame).




Canon Powershot A510

This screen lets you can see thumbnails and view any of the images in the camera. You can selectively tag and transfer as many images as desired. You can also launch ZoomBrowser to print or view or tag images to be resized and sent via email.




Canon Powershot A510

The Camera Settings screen, here you can set an owner's name, set time and date quickly from your PC, check the battery level, format the SD card or check the available free space.





ZoomBrowser EX

Organize, Edit, Print, Email


Canon Powershot A510

Zoom Browser is like a graphical Explorer for your image files. It has three main display modes: Zoom Mode (shown here), Scroll Mode and Preview Mode (shown below). You can double-click to view an image or movie or use the Task Menu on the left side to:

    Acquire & Camera Settings - same as the CameraWindow options: Acquire Images, Set to Camera and Remote shooting.

    View & Classify - Slide Show, Rename Multiple Files, Classify into Folder and Search

    Edit - Edit Image, Edit Movie and Process RAW Images

    Export - Export Still Images, Export Movies, Export Shooting Properties, Export as a Screen Saver, Export as a Wallpaper, Backup to CD

    Print - Easy Photo Print, Layout Print, Contact Sheet Print

    Internet - Email Images, downsize, compress and email images



Canon Powershot A510

Scroll Mode



Canon Powershot A510

Preview Mode





Canon Powershot A510

You can view one, two, three or four images in the View window. Images can be synchronized (locked) as shown here for side-by-side comparisons regardless of the display magnification.



Canon Powershot A510

Image Correction lets you adjust RGB color, brightness, saturation and contrast.




Canon Powershot A510

RedEye Correction lets you automatically/manually fix most instances of flash red-eye.




Canon Powershot A510

Select a thumbnail and click on Properties to display image info.







Continue on to
Remote Capture


Return To Our
Reviews Menu









Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.

Buy related cameras and accessories from Amazon.com
Related Product Description Price
Fujifilm FinePix S4000 14 MP Digital Camera with Fujinon 30x Super Wide Angle Optical Zoom Accessory Saver 4GB NiMH Battery/Rapid Charger Bundle Fujifilm FinePix S4000 14 MP Digital Camera with Fujinon 30x Super Wide Angle Optical Zoom Accessory Saver 4GB NiMH Battery/Rapid Charger Bundle $399.95
Kodak PixPro Astro Zoom AZ251 16 MP 25X OpticalZoom Digital Camera (Blue) Kodak PixPro Astro Zoom AZ251 16 MP 25X OpticalZoom Digital Camera (Blue) $173.39
Nikon Coolpix L30 Compact Digital Camera - Red (20.1MP, 5x Optical Zoom) 3.0 inch LCD Nikon Coolpix L30 Compact Digital Camera - Red (20.1MP, 5x Optical Zoom) 3.0 inch LCD $173.29
Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Weather Resistant Lens (Pink) + 52mm UV Filter + DavisMAX MicroFiber Cloth DavisMAX Bundle Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Weather Resistant Lens (Pink) + 52mm UV Filter + DavisMAX MicroFiber Cloth DavisMAX Bundle $173.09
Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Weather Resistant Lens (Red) + 52mm UV Filter + DavisMAX MicroFiber Cloth DavisMAX Bundle Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Weather Resistant Lens (Red) + 52mm UV Filter + DavisMAX MicroFiber Cloth DavisMAX Bundle $173.09
Essential Accessories Kit For Canon PowerShot SX500 IS, SX510 HS, SX510HS Digital Camera Includes Extended Replacement (1200 maH) NB-6L Battery + AC/DC Travel Charger + Mini HDMI Cable + USB 2.0 Card Reader + Deluxe Case + 50 Tripod w/Case + More Essential Accessories Kit For Canon PowerShot SX500 IS, SX510 HS, SX510HS Digital Camera Includes Extended Replacement (1200 maH) NB-6L Battery + AC/DC Travel Charger + Mini HDMI Cable + USB 2.0 Card Reader + Deluxe Case + 50 Tripod w/Case + More $69.95
2-Pack NB-6L High-Capacity Replacement Batteries with Rapid Travel Charger for Canon PowerShot SX510 HS, SX170 IS Digital Cameras - UltraPro BONUS INCLUDED: Camera Cleaning Kit, Camera Screen Protector, Mini Travel Tripod 2-Pack NB-6L High-Capacity Replacement Batteries with Rapid Travel Charger for Canon PowerShot SX510 HS, SX170 IS Digital Cameras - UltraPro BONUS INCLUDED: Camera Cleaning Kit, Camera Screen Protector, Mini Travel Tripod $59.99