Canon PIXMA MG5550 Driver & Software Download For Windows, Mac Os & Linux

Canon PIXMA MG5550 is new printer product from Canon. As we known, Canon is the big printer vendor which is always makes something amazing. If you have this product, you will get the amazing results. To improve your knowledge about this product, let’s check this review.

This product is able to produce 11.1 pages per minute with high resolution up to 4800 x 1200 dpi. It is also can print 3.6 ppm depth. This product is wireless with 5 individuals ink tanks, Canon PIXMA MG5550 will be easy to refill. You are also able to do some works in this product like; printing, scanning and copying. The scanning time is very fast that is up to 11 seconds per page.  You will get high quality file replica with great fidelity. The trays are able to hold the papers up to 100 sheets. The printing mode is match to envelopes, matte paper, glossy paper, labels, photo paper card stock and transparencies.

Like Canon PIXMA MG2170, the Canon PIXMA MG5550 is very helpful product and friendly to use. You will get some benefits from one product. So, you will able to save your time. This is so suitable for someone busy like students and workers. Good luck.

Canon PIXMA MG5550 Driver & Software Download For Windows, Mac Os & Linux

Canon PIXMA MG5550 Printer Specification

Print Resolution
Up to 4800¹ x 1200 dpi
Print Technology
5 Individual Ink Tanks (PGBK, BK, C, M, Y)
Inkjet FINE print head with 2pl (min.) ink droplet size
ChromaLife100+ inks
Mono Print Speed
Approx. 12.2 ipm
Colour Print Speed
Approx. 8.7 ipm
Photo Print Speed
Borderless 10x15cm : Approx. 44 seconds¹
Borderless Printing
Yes (A4, Letter, 20x25cm, 13x18cm, 10x15cm)
Two Sided Printing
Auto Duplex Print (A4, Letter)
Standard Ink Cartridges
5 individual ink tanks
PGI-550PGBK (Pigment Black)
CLI-551BK (Black)
CLI-551C (Cyan)
CLI-551M (Magenta)
CLI-551Y (Yellow)
Optional XL Ink Cartridges
High yield XL ink tanks
PGI-550PGBK XL (Pigment Black)
CLI-551BK XL (Black)
CLI-551C XL (Cyan)
CLI-551M XL (Magenta)
CLI-551Y XL (Yellow)
Cartridge Yield (Plain paper)
A4 Colour Document¹
Pigment Black: 300 pages
Pigment Black XL: 500 pages
Black: 1795* pages
Black XL: 5565* pages
Cyan: 345 pages
Cyan XL: 715 pages
Magenta: 306 pages
Magenta XL: 645 pages
Yellow: 347 pages
Yellow XL: 715 pages
* Estimated supplemental yield
Cartridge Yield (Photo print)
10x15cm photo [5]
Pigment Black: 2405* photos
Pigment Black XL: 4945* photos
Black: 376* photos
Black XL: 810* photos
Cyan: 125 photos
Cyan XL: 285 photos
Magenta: 131 photos
Magenta XL: 310 photos
Yellow: 127 photos
Yellow XL: 286 photos
* Estimated supplemental yield
Paper Types
Plain Paper
Canon Pro Platinum (PT-101)
Canon Pro Luster (LU-101)
Canon Plus Glossy II (PP-201)
Cano Plus Semi-gloss (SG-201)
Canon "Everyday Use" (GP-501)
Canon Matte (MP-101)
Canon High Resolution Paper (HR-101N)
Canon Photo Stickers (PS-101)
Canon T-Shirt Transfer (TR-301)
Maximum Paper Input
Front tray: Max. 100 sheets (plain paper)
Paper Sizes
A4, A5, B5, 10x15cm, 13x18cm, 20x25cm, Envelopes (DL, COM10), Letter, Legal
Paper Weight
Plain paper: 64 - 105 g/m²
Canon photo paper: up to 300 g/m²
Scanner Type
CIS flatbed photo and document scanner
Scanner Resolution (Optical)
1200 x 2400 dpi
A4 Scan Speed
Approx. 14 seconds
Scanning Depth (Input / Output)
Colour: 48 bit / 24 bit
Greyscale: 16 bit / 8 bit
Maximum Document Size
216 x 297 mm
Copy Speed
sFCOT: Approx. 20 seconds
sESAT: Approx. 7.2 ipm
Multiple Copy
1-99 copies
Copy Functions
Document Copying, Photo Copying, Borderless copy, 2-sided copy, 2-on-1 and 4-on-1 copy, Frame erase copy
Copy Zoom
25 - 400% (in 1% increments)
Fit to page
A5 to A4, B5 to A4, A4 to A5 and A4 to B5
Display Type & Size
6.2cm LCD (TFT)
Display Languages
30 Languages Selectable:
English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Turkish, Greek, Slovakian, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Indonesian
Interface Type - PC / Mac
Hi-Speed USB (B Port)
Wi-Fi: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security: WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WEP, Administration password
Interface Type - Other
PIXMA Cloud Link
PIXMA Printing Solutions app
Google Cloud Print
Apple AirPrint
Print from Email
Access point mode
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP SP3 (32bit only)
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Supported Mobile Systems
Windows RT
Minimum System Requirements
Windows: 3GB disk space, Internet Explorer 8
Mac: Internet connection, 1.5GB disk space, Safari 5
Display: 1024 x 768 XGA
Software Included
MP Driver including Scanning Utility
My Image Garden with Full HD Movie Print¹
Quick Menu
Easy-WebPrint EX (download)
Approx. 6.3 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H)
455 x 369 x 148mm
Acoustic Noise Levels
Approx. 43.0 dB
Operating Temperature
Operating Humidity
10-90%RH (no dew condensation)
Power Source
AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
Standby: Approx. 1.1 W (scanning lamp off)
Off: Approx. 0.3 W
Copying: Approx. 11 W

Canon PIXMA MG5550 Operating System Compatibility

Windows 10 / Windows 10 (x64) / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 (x64) / Windows 8 / Windows 8 (x64) / Windows 7 / Windows 7 (x64) / Windows Vista / Windows Vista (x64) / Windows XP / Windows 2000 / Windows Me / Mac OS X v10.11 / Mac OS X v10.10 /Mac OS X v10.9 / Mac OS X v10.8 / Mac OS X v10.7 / Mac OS X v10.6 / Mac OS X v10.5 / Linux

Driver Download or the Installation for Windows Operating System:

How to install the driver for Canon PIXMA MG5550:
  1. First, you need to click the link provided for download, then select the option “Save” or “Save as”. Clicking “Save” is for downloading the file. Meanwhile if you choose “Run” or “Open”, the file downloaded will be automatically installed after the downloading process is completed.
  2. For your information, the driver file that you download will be saved in a certain folder that you have set before, especially in the self-extracting form or (.exe format).
  3. The last step is double clicking the downloaded file that has the format EXE file for the decompress process. Then, the installation will be automatically started.
How to uninstall the driver by using Control Panel.

Note: The following steps are for Windows 7. The different versions may have the different settings.
  1. Come to the Start menu, then you need to choose Control panel --> choose the driver and click “Uninstall a Program.”
  2. Wait until a page is appear with the list of the installed program. Then you need to double click the program that you want to uninstall.
  3. At last, choose “Yes” and “Ok”. The uninstall process is completed.

Driver Download or Installation process for Mac Operating System:

How to install driver of Canon PIXMA MG5550 in Mac:
  1. First, you need the file of the driver. When you have already completed the downloading process, it will be saved in the certain folder. You can see it at the computer settings.
  2. Second, you need to double click the downloaded driver file and mount it on the Disk Image.
  3. The third step is that you need to double click again the mounted Disk Image.
  4. At last, double clicking the packaged driver file. Do not worry, the installation is about to be started automatically.
However, the step-by-step of the installation (and vice versa), it can be differed depend upon the platform or device that you use for the installation of Canon PIXMA MG5550. The above mentioned, the installation is occurred using Windows 7 and Mac for windows XP or windows 8 is not much different way.

Canon PIXMA MG5550 Driver & Software Download

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