Canon PIXMA MG3540 driver

The multifunction printer is capable of wireless printing, scanning, and copying document at excellent yield and speed. At the same time, it can produce a maximum resolution of up to 4800 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi). Even, it has a print technology that comprises of 2 FINE cartridges, one each for black and color documents. This ink cartridge also has a print system with a minimum ink droplet size of 2 picolitres for best performance.

Canon PIXMA MG3540 driver Downloads for Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and macOS.

Canon PIXMA MG3540 driver

Ink Cartridge Details

PG-440 Black Ink Cartridge – Approx 200 pages
Tri-Colour Ink Cartridge CL-441 – Upto 220 pages

Canon PIXMA MG3540 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, Windows XP 32-bit, Windows XP 64-bit
Filename Size
Full Driver and Software Package for Windows.exe 48.62 MB Download
MP Drivers for Windows.exe 25.17 MB Download
XPS Printer Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 10.exe 17.66 MB Download

Canon PIXMA MG3540 driver Supported Mac OS.

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, Mac OS X Lion 10.7.x, Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.x
Filename Size
CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg 14.68 MB Download
CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.6.dmg 15.61 MB Download
Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.6 to 10.10.dmg 377.41 MB Download
ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg 2.23 MB Download
ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.6.dmg 3.40 MB Download

Canon PIXMA MG3540 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 1.42 MB Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz 1.52 MB Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – Source file.tar.gz 7.43 MB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz 1.18 MB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz 1.22 MB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – Source file.tar.gz 4.41 MB Download


Simultaneously, the compatible ink type is the ChromaLife100 ink, which is capable of producing excellent print quality. Monochrome or black and white documents run at a speed of 9.9 images per minute (ppm). Conversely, color speed runs at the rate of 5.7 ipm while borderless printing is 44 seconds per page. At the same time, borderless printing supports A4, letter, and photo sizes. The machine also supports auto duplex printing for A4 and letter-sized papers.

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Canon PIXMA MG3540 printer model supports the use of two different cartridge models, PG-440 and CL-441 models. As options, users can also use the PG-440Xl and the CL-441XL models for higher production or yield. The standard cartridges can print 180 pages on black paper each. Whereas, the Black XL version will produce 600 pages while the color XL cartridge will print 400 pages. The yields above apply to the use of plain paper, photo print yield differs.

The scanner type is through the contact image sensor (CIS) flatbed document and photo scanner. This component can produce an optimum optical resolution of up to 1200 x 2400 dpi. Similarly, the approximate speed on an A4 paper is about 14 seconds, while the scanning depth varies for greyscale and color. While copying, the first copy out time is approximately 22 seconds, while subsequent pages run at 2.7 ipm. Download Canon PIXMA MG3540 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.
  • Then 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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