Canon Powershot S500 Review

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Canon PowerShot S500



USB Auto Download

Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

When you connect the camera to your computer via the USB port it will automatically
initiate the menu shown above - you can Download your images to the computer, open the Camera Window to list the images or browse the images with ZoomBrowser.




Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

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 S500 Digital ELPH

This is the CameraWindow, from here you can see a list and thumbnails of all images in the camera. You can selectively tag and transfer as many images as desired. You can also launch Canon EasyPrint or ZoomBrowser to print or view or tag images to be resized and sent via email.




ZoomBrowser

Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

Canon's Zoom Browser is like a graphical Explorer for your image files. You can just double-click to view a JPEG or convert and view a raw CRW file or use the menu on the left side for these options:

    Camera & Memory Card
      Browse & Download Images Browse images in the camera or card reader. Tag one or more file(s) or select ALL for transfer to the hard drive.
      Upload Images Upload images back to the camera
      My Camera Settings Display current camera settings
      Remote Shooting Start the Remote Capture program (see next page)

    Print
      Easy Photo Print Print images with EasyPhoto or PhotoRecord programs
      Layout Print Layout print design
      Index Print Print index sheets

    View & Modify
      Slide Show Automated playback of images
      Edit Image Launch graphic editor
      Process RAW Images Convert .CRW files to TIFF or JPEG

    Internet
      Email Images Downsize, compress and email images


Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

The View Image window lets you crop or adjust color, brightness and contrast.




Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

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




Canon Powershot S500 Digital ELPH

A new option lets you edit the length of movie clips.





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