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Canon PIXMA MG3050 driver

The Canon PIXMA MG3050 model is a black PIXMA printer, representing the family series, including other similar models. But other models are Canon PIXMA MG3053, Canon PIXMA MG3051, and the Canon PIXMA MG3052 models.

PIXMA MG3050 driver Downloads for Microsoft Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and Macintosh Operating System.

Supported Ink Cartridges

PG-545 Black Ink Cartridge – Page yield approx 180 pages
CL-546 Colour Ink Cartridge – upto 180 pages

Canon PIXMA MG3050 printer driver Supported Windows Operating Systems

Supported OS: Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8.1 32-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit
Filename Size
Full Driver and Software Package for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 and 10.exe 16.16 MB Download
MP Drivers for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 and 10.exe 68.27 MB Download
XPS Printer Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 and 10.exe 20.66 MB Download

Canon PIXMA MG3050 driver Supported Macintosh Operating Systems

Supported OS: Mac OS Catalina 10.15.x, macOS Mojave 10.14.x, macOS High Sierra 10.13.x, macOS Sierra 10.12.x, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11.x, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.x, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9.x, Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.x
Filename Size
Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.10 to 10.14.dmg 10.17 MB Download
Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.8 and 10.9.dmg 8.65 MB Download
CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.8 to 10.15.dmg 14.67 MB Download
ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.8 to 10.15.dmg 2.39 MB Download

Canon PIXMA MG3050 driver Supported Linux Operating Systems

Linux (32-bit), Linux (64-bit)

Supported OS: Debian os, SUSE Linux os, Linux Mint os, Boss os, Red Hat Enterprise Linux os, cent os, Fedora os, Ubuntu os
Filename Size
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz 1.06 MB Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz 460.92 kB Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – Source file.tar.gz 798.14 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz 372.11 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz 326.03 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – Source file.tar.gz 343.41 kB Download


Each of these different models has its characteristic colors and little varieties. But its print specifications include a maximum resolution of up to 4800 x 600 dpi. Similarly, there are 2 FINE cartridges of black and color printing.

Monochrome printing (or black and white printing) can run at a speed of 8.0 images per minute (ipm). At the same time, color printing runs at a rate of 4.0 ipm with a two-sided manual printing operation. Standard ink cartridges include the PG-545 for black print and the CL-546 for color printing. At the same time, the supported paper types include plain paper, envelopes, photo paper plus glossy II, and photo paper brilliant “everyday use.”

The machine can also hold up to 60 sheets of plain paper through the rear tray. Whereas, the plain paper also comes in sizes such as A4, A5, B5, Letter, legal, photo paper sizes, and envelopes. In terms of the supported paperweight, the Canon PIXMA MG3050 model can use a paperweight between 64 and 105 gsm. But if a Canon photo paper is in use, the maximum paperweight is up to 275 gsm. Scanning with this device is through an integrated CIS flatbed document and photo scanner.

Besides, the optical scanning resolution is up to 600 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi). However, its average speed is about 14 seconds per page while the maximum supported size is 216 x 297 mm. in terms of the scanning depth for input and output, the color depth is 48 bit and 24 bit, respectively. But for greyscale, the thickness for input and output is 16 bit and 8 bit, respectively. Download Canon PIXMA MG3050 Printer driver from Canon Website

[Installation Instructions] How to Download / Installation procedure

Note: Do not connect the USB cable until requested by the installer. If you connect to the network, make sure the network cable is connected before running the installer


  • Close all software programs running on your computer.
  • Turn on the printer.
  • Click the Download button on this page.
  • Click the downloaded file. The files will be extracted and the installation process will automatically begin.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen to continue and complete the installation.


  • Download the file. For the location where the file is saved, check the computer settings.
  • Double-click the downloaded file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  • Double-click the mounted Disk Image.
  • Double-click the packaged file in the folder. Installation starts automatically.

To install later, select Save in step 4 and choose a location on your hard disk. When ready to install, search and double-click the file. This will automatically extract and start the installation process. Follow the instructions on the screen to continue the installation.

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