Canon PIXMA MG5740 driver

The of the Canon PIXMA MG5740 model’s essential functions include the ability to scan, copy, cloud link, and wireless print. Besides, it has a maximum print resolution of up to 4800 x 1200 dots per inch (dpi). Being an inkjet printer, it has five individual ink tanks, one for pigment black, cyan, magenta, yellow and black. Each of these ink tanks also has a minimum ink droplet size of about two picolitres (pl). It is also compatible with the ChromaLife100 inks, ideal for optimum performance from the printer model.

Canon PIXMA MG5740 driver Downloads for Windows 32-bit – 64-bit and macOS.

Canon PIXMA MG5740 driver

Ink Cartridge Details

PGI-470 Pigment Black Ink Cartridge – Upto 300 pages
CLI-471 Magenta Ink Cartridge – Page yield upt0 306 pages
Yellow CLI-471 Ink Cartridge – Upto 347 pages
Black CLI-471 Ink Cartridge – Yields approx 1795 pages
Ink Cartridge CLI-471 Cyan – Approx 345 pages

Canon PIXMA MG5740 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 48.18 MB Download
MP Drivers for Windows.exe 37.69 MB Download
XPS Printer Driver for Windows Vista 7 8 8.1 10.exe 19.32 MB Download

Canon PIXMA MG5740 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
Filename Size
CUPS Printer Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg 16.12 MB Download
Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.10 to 10.14.dmg 10.71 MB Download
Full Driver and Software Package for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.9.dmg 9.32 MB Download
ICA Driver for MAC OS X 10.7 to 10.15.dmg 2.21 MB Download

Canon PIXMA MG5740 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 614.03 kB Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz 277.34 kB Download
IJ Printer Driver for Linux – Source file.tar.gz 455.57 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – debian Packagearchive.tar.gz 236.15 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – rpm Packagearchive.tar.gz 212.62 kB Download
ScanGear MP for Linux – Source file.tar.gz 204.27 kB Download


Printing with the Canon PIXMA MG5740 model works out at a speed of 12.6 images per minute or monochrome mode. However, color printing has an approximate rate of 9.0 ipm, while borderless print is 41 seconds on average. This borderless printing is compatible with A4, letter size, and photo sizes. At the same time, the machine can work with two-sided print mode for the documents. This duplex printing is automatic and can work with A4 and letter plain paper.

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As a multifunction device, the scanner has the contact image sensor (CIS) flatbed scanning element. This component is the ideal feature for both photo and document scanning. Besides, the maximum scan resolution from the machine is up to 1200 x 2400dpi with an average speed of 19seconds. In terms of the scanning depth for input/output, the color depth is about 48bit/24bit. Whereas, that of greyscale is 16bit/8bit with a maximum document size of 216 x 297 mm.

The first copy out time for the machine is about 20 seconds, while subsequent pages run at 7.2 ipm. Besides, the multiple copy feature of the device is up to 99 copies from a single original document. Whereas, the other features that relate to copying include document copying, photocopying, borderless copy, and the frame erase text. Download Canon PIXMA MG5740 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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