Canon Powershot SD960 IS Review

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Playback Modes & Menus



Canon Powershot SD960 IS

When you press the Playback button the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button. There are several different display settings including brief info, extended information display with histogram, AF-point zoom display, and no information at all.



Canon Powershot SD960 IS

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the Wide zoom control. The amount of times you move the Wide zoom control will determine the amount of thumbnails shown, from 4, 9, 36, or 100! When playing back in camera, the amount of thumbnails might differ due to the wide aspect ratio of the LCD.



Canon Powershot SD960 IS

The image can be magnified up to 10x in ten steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around inside of it using the 4-way selector buttons.



Canon Powershot SD960 IS

Play Menu:

    Slide Show - Plays a slide show of all of the images on the camera
    My Category - Allows you to view your pictures by category or allows
      you to label pictures with categories
    Erase - Allows you to erase one or all of the images on the memory card
    Protect - Allows you to protect images from being deleted
    i-Contrast - Brighten the background of images
    Red-Eye Correction - Removes Red-Eye from your images
    Trimming - Allows you to crop your images inside the camera
    Resize - Save the current image at a smaller resolution
    My Colors - Change the color scheme of the photo
    Rotate - Rotates the image 90� at a time
    Active Display - On or Off
    Resume - Last Seen or Last Shot
    Transition - Choose a transition for viewing your photographs




Canon Powershot SD960 IS

Here you can see the i-Contrast playback function, which helps you brighten images right in the camera.



Canon Powershot SD960 IS

You can also resize your images right inside the camera, which is useful when preparing files for sharing or uploading to the internet.



Canon Powershot SD960 IS

Movie clips can be played in the camera with audio thanks to the built-in speaker. VCR-like controls make playback a breeze.



Canon Powershot SD960 IS

You can also edit your movies inside the camera without a computer.



Canon Powershot SD960 IS

SETUP menu options (same in Record and Playback):

    Mute - On or Off
    Volume - Adjust the volume of the different camera sounds
    Sound Options - Choose the Start-up, Operation, Self-timer and Shutter sounds
    LCD Brightness - Adjust the brightness of the LCD
    Start-up Image - Choose the image to be displayed on power-up
    Hints & Tips - On or Off
    Format - Format the memory card
    File Numbering - Continuous, Auto Reset
    Create Folder - Create a storage folder for your images
    Auto Rotate - On or Off
    Lens Retract - 0 sec., 1 min.
    Power Saving - Auto Power Down, Display Off settings
    Time Zone - Set your home and travel time zones
    Date/Time - Set the date and time
    Video System - NTSC, PAL
    Language - Choose from one of the 25 languages
    Reset All - Reset the camera to the factory defaults




Canon Powershot SD960 IS

Here you can see the Print menu, which is used when connecting the camera to a PictBridge compatible printer.


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