Canon Digital Camera Software Developers Kit Update Information
Canon is pleased to announce the release of a new version of EOS Digital SDK (EDSDK) v2.12, supporting the new EOS-1D C / EOS 6D / EOS M, launched in the second half of 2012.
Detailed information as to which Canon cameras are compatible and what properties have been added or modified to the SDK are available by clicking here.
All Canon Digital Camera SDK versions are written in C. There are no current ActiveX versions. The ONLY supported Operating Systems are Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.6.8 - 10.7.
PLEASE NOTE: EDSDK is not 64-bit compatible. A 64-bit library is provided as part of the EDSDK, limited to the camera connect functions, as a beta version on a trial basis.
Furthermore, there is no explicit support for other operating systems or development environments including but not limited to: Windows 2000, Windows XP X64 Edition, Windows CE, Windows Mobile Edition, Windows Media Center, Linux, Sun, Unix, HP-Unix, OS/2, Free BSD, Java, Cocoa, etc. Canon Inc. has indicated no plans to develop SDKs for any of these operating systems or development environments.
Additionally, please note that as per the current SDK License Agreement, the Canon Digital Camera SDKs are offered as is, without technical support. However, the current SDKs are provided with written documentation as well as several tutorials and sample files. The sample code is available exclusively for Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0. Canon Inc. has informed us that they will no longer supply sample code for Microsoft Visual Basic or other development applications.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who is eligible to apply for the Canon Digital Camera SDKs?
Software developers residing in North, Central and South America are eligible to apply for Canon Digital Camera SDKs through the Canon U.S.A. web site.
2. Where can I find Canon Digital Camera SDK Compatibility Charts?
A list of compatible cameras can be found on the Canon U.S.A. web site.
3. What are the Canon Digital Camera SDK Development & Target Environments?
A list of compatible operating systems can be found on the Canon U.S.A. web site.
4.How can I obtain the SDK?
A list of compatible operating systems can be found on the Canon USA web site.
5. How to obtain the SDK
A link to the application process can be found by clicking here.
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