Canon PIXMA mini260 Printer Driver Download

By | September 4, 2021
Canon PIXMA mini260

Canon PIXMA mini260 printer is a Compact Inkjet color printer. Also, this printer allows four color palettes that include Cyan, Yellow, Magenta, and Black, And this printer’s minimum ink droplet size is 1 picoliter(pl). This device comes up with a 2.5 inch (6.35 cm) LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Preview screen with a touch screen feature, so that the user can preview the output in that screen before printing. The printer consists of 1536 Nozzles in which 256 nozzles for Yellow, 256 Black colors, 512 Nozzles for Cyan, and 512 Nozzles for Magenta.

Users can connect the printer and the computer using a USB 2.0 High-speed interface, Bluetooth. In addition to that, the Direct print port option is available through PictBridge where users can connect the camera to the printer and print without connecting to the computer. To do the same, you can also download the Canon PIXMA mini260 printer driver. Also, this printer comes up with a one-year warranty.

Nowadays, printers are of different brands and different models. When you have a printer, there will be a CD / DVD which contains the driver installation file. By chance, if you can’t find the installation CD, you have to find and install the specific driver on your PC. For instance, if you have Canon PIXMA mini260, you have to install and set up the Canon PIXMA mini260 driver on your PC.

In, you can install drivers for all the brands of printers. There are drivers available for all platforms like Windows, Mac, and Linux. Let’s see how to install and set up the Canon PIXMA mini260 printer driver on Windows and Mac PC.

Features of Canon PIXMA mini260

  • Dimensions of the printer
    • This printer comes with the physical measurements of about 8.9×8.9×3.3 in of Width, Depth, and Height respectively.
    • And the printer weighs about 4.08 lb (1.85 kg).
  • Printing
    • Canon PIXMA mini260 printer is inkjet compact color printer.
    • The printing resolution of this printer is 9600×2400 dpi.
    • This printer’s minimum ink droplet size is 1 picoliter.
    • And it takes 59 seconds for 4×6 in photo.
    • The Media weight supported in this printer is 290 gsm (Grams Per Square Meter).
    • Also, this printer allows Four colors inks that include Cyan, Black, Yellow, and Magenta.
  • Ink cartridge
    • Canon PIXMA mini260 printer allows Four color inks.
    • CLI-36 Cyan, Yellow, Black, and Magenta ink cartridge.

Media Handling

  • Paper sizes and paper types allowed in these printers are,
    • Media types allowed in these printers are Photo paper pro, photo paper plus glossy, photo paper plus semi gloss, Glossy photo paper, Glossy photo paper “Everyday use”, Matte photo paper, photo stickers.
    • For Borderless printing, allowed media types are photo paper pro, photo paper plus glossy, photo paper plus semi-gloss, Glossy photo paper.
    • The Front feeder capacity of the printer is 20 sheets.
    • And it takes 59 seconds for 4×6 in photo.
    • Paper sizes allowed in these printers are 4×6 in, 4×8 in, Photo stickers, credit card.
  • Power consumption
    • This printer consumes 13 Watts of power while operating,
    • It consumes 1.7 Watts of power when the printer is in the standby mode,
    • And it consumes 0.4 Watts of power when the printer is off.
  • Environmental conditions
    • The operating relative humidity of the printer should be within 10-90% RH, non condensing.
    • The acoustic noise level of the printer is 38 dB(A).
    • The recommended operating temperature of the printer is 5 to 35 degree Celsius.
  • Connectivity
    • Connectivity options are as follows,
      • USB 2.0 port
      • IrDA interface
      • Bluetooth
      • Direct print port- PictBridge
    • Supported Memory cards are as follows Compact Flash card, MMC, SD card, Memory stick, Memory stick pro, Smart media card.

How to Download Canon PIXMA mini260

Download Canon PIXMA mini260 driver’s latest version for your PC.


List of Available Drivers

Canon PIXMA mini260 is available on three platforms


  • Windows 10 (x64), Windows 10, Windows 8.1 (x64), Windows 8.1, Windows 8 (x64), Windows 8, Windows 7 (x64), Windows 7, Windows Vista (x64), Windows Vista, Windows XP


  • macOS X v10.12, macOS X v10.11, macOS X v10.10, macOS X v10.9, macOS X v10.8, macOS X v10.7,macOS X v10.6

How to Install & Setup Canon PIXMA mini260 Printer Driver on Windows

  1. Go to the driver location and double-click the .exe file. The installation will begin.
  2. While installing the driver, plug the printer from your PC.
  3. Now, click the Next button on the installation pop-up.
  4. Choose your place of residence and click Next.
  5. Click Yes on the End User License Agreement.
  6. Now, choose your preferred connection method.
  7. Your PC will search for the printer. If detected, all the necessary files will be installed on your PC.
  8. After that, you will get the Setup Completion pop-up. Click the Complete button.
  9. If you want, you can test the printer. Load the paper and click Execute. You can also skip this step by clicking the Next button instead of the Execute button.
  10. As a final pop-up, you will get the Installation completed successfully. Click the Exit button to close the pop-up.
  11. Now, the Canon PIXMA mini260 is ready to print all your files.

How to Install & Setup Canon PIXMA mini260 Printer Driver on Mac

  1. Run the driver setup file on your Mac.
  2. In the confirmation pop-up, click the Open button.
  3. Now, the Setup pop-up will appear. Click the Next and enter your Apple ID password to allow the setup file to install.
  4. Click the Next button and the installation will begin.
  5. Choose your preferred way of connection and click Next.
  6. Now, your Mac PC will search for the printer. When detected, click the Next button.
  7. Choose your place of residence and click Select All to install the software related to the printer.
  8. Follow the on-screen prompts like License Agreement and Create an Alias. The setup file will be installed.
  9. If you want, you can test the printer by clicking the Execute button. If not, click the Next button.
  10. Click Exit to close the pop-up. Now, your printer is ready.

Why Install Official Canon PIXMA mini260 Driver

For printers, there are plenty of websites where you can download and install the driver file. You can find the driver installation file for Canon PIXMA mini260 on numerous sites. But, those files may or may not be integrated with unwanted software and tools. So, it is the safest option to download the driver files only from the Canon official website. On the official website, you can find drivers without any hidden files. If any error occurs while installing or the printer is not working properly, you can claim the warranty only if you have used the official setup file. Third-party setup files may damage your printer.


Q: What type of printer is a Canon PIXMA mini260?
A: Canon PIXMA mini260 is an Inkjet color printer that gives high-quality prints at optimal print speed.

Q: How do I update my Canon PIXMA mini260?
A: Go to the Setup menu and choose Device Settings. Navigate to Firmware Update and choose To install Update.

Q: How do I connect my Canon PIXMA mini260 to my computer?
A: Canon PIXMA mini260 offers wired and wireless connections to all PCs.

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