Canon Powershot A630 Review

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Canon Powershot A630




CameraWindow

USB Transfer Utility



Canon Powershot A630

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 - (option not available for A630, but is on the A640)





Canon Powershot A630

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 A630

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 A630

Here you can set an owner's name.






Canon Powershot A630

You can personalize your camera by either choosing a specific theme.






Canon Powershot A630

Or you can choose each parameter individually.






ZoomBrowser EX

Organize, Edit, Print, Email


Canon Powershot A630

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 A630

Scroll Mode



Canon Powershot A630

Preview Mode





Canon Powershot A630

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 A630

Here you can adjust settings for Color, RGB, Level, and Tone Curve.




Canon Powershot A630

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




Canon Powershot A630

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




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