Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product FINEPIX EX3.1 FujiFilm
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Thank you for purchasing this FUJIFILM product. BL00155-200 ( 1 ) E Software Quick Start Guide EX3. 1 EX Version 3.1 for Windows ® and Macintosh™ • Refer to the web site given below for other information on this product. http://home.fujifilm.com/products/digital/index.
3 2 IMPOR T ANT Be sure to read this page before using the Software. Please note that this Guide is written on the assumption that you already have a basic understanding of how to use your PC (personal computer), Windows and Macintosh.
5 4 IMPORTANT .........................................................................................2 How to Read This Manual ...................................................................4 Contents ............................................
7 Introduction Glossar y of T erms 6 For more information on FinePixViewer functions not fully explained in this manual, refer to “How to Use FinePixViewer” in the Help menu. ■ To read “ How to Use FinePixViewer ” ... You must install Adobe Systems’ Acrobat Reader.
9 8 Drag 1. Position the mouse pointer over the file or folder icon you want to drag. 2. With the mouse button held down, move the mouse to another location. Drop When you reach the desired location, release the mouse button. ■ Drag & drop An operation used to move, copy or store files and folders.
11 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 5 6 7 8 Installation on a Windows PC 10 This chapter describes how to install and set up the software on a Windows PC. Disconnect the camera in DSC mode. Connect the camera in PC CAMERA mode. • Check that the USB PC Camera Driver is operating normally.
12 13 1 2 1. Switch on your PC and start up Windows. ✽ If you have already switched on your PC, restart your PC at this point. Users of Windows 2000 or Windows XP should log in using a system administrator account (e.g. “Administrator”). 2. Quit all other active applications until no applications are shown in the taskbar.
14 15 2 3 From FinePixViewer installation to restart 4. Pre-installation checking begins. If any warning messages appear, follow the instructions given on the screen. ✽ The “Add New Hardware Wizard” may be hidden behind the “Note” message. Check the taskbar, move the message window and then click the [Cancel] button.
17 4 Actually connect the camera in DSC mode and check that USB Mass Storage Driver was installed correctly. It is strongly recommended that you use the AC power adapter. Loss of power during data communications will prevent successful data transfer. 1.
19 4 18 4 Proceed to “ Disconnecting the Camera (DSC Connection) ” on page 20. 1 The “Found New Hardware” help message appears in the bottom-right corner of your screen. This message will close when the settings are completed. No action is required.
21 5 20 5 q 2 Click the Eject icon in the taskbar. When the “Safe To Remove Hardware” dialog box appears, click the [OK] button. Click the Eject icon in the taskbar. When the “Safe To Remove Hardware” dialog box appears, click the [OK] button.
23 6 22 6 The USB PC Camera Driver is installed automatically. When the following screen appears, click the [Continue] button. 5. FinePixViewer starts up automatically and the live image is displayed. If the live image does not appear, refer to “Troubleshooting” ( / P.
25 8 24 7 q q 1. Exit any applications that are using the camera (FinePixViewer, etc.). Failure to carry out this step could cause your computer to malfunction. 2. Check that the camera and PC are not communicating. If communication is in progress, wait until it ends.
27 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 Installing the Software on Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 The CD-ROM includes software for Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2 and for Mac OS X. This chapter describes the installation and setup procedures for Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2. Check this before you start the installation.
29 2 3 28 1 ■ Hardware and software requirements To run this software, you must have the hardware and software described below. Check your system before you begin the installation. Pre-installation Checklist ■ Enable File Exchange Check whether File Exchange is active.
31 3 30 3 Click [Agree] button in the “License” window. 6. Install VideoImpression as directed by the on-screen instructions. 7. Install QuickTime as directed by the on-screen instructions and then restart your Macintosh. ✽ If you have already installed QuickTime version 5.
33 5 1. Exit any applications that are using the camera (FinePixViewer, etc.). 2. Check that the camera and Macintosh are not communicating. 3. Drag the removable disk icon to the Trash. 4. Switch the camera off. 5. Unplug the special USB cable from the camera.
35 1 2 3 4 34 6 Acrobat Reader installation 6 2 3 4 Check this before you start the installation. Ensure that your Macintosh hardware and software meet the system requirements for the software to be installed. Install FinePixViewer and restart your Macintosh.
Only FinePixViewer is installed on Mac OS X. AVI movies cannot be played back on version 10.0.4. 1. Switch your Macintosh on and start up Mac OS X. Do not launch any other applications. 2. Load the enclosed CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. The “ FinePix ” window opens.
39 3 38 2 q q q It is strongly recommended that you use the AC power adapter. Loss of power during data communications will prevent successful data transfer. 1. Load a SmartMedia containing photographed images into the camera. • Do not format the SmartMedia from your camera on a Macintosh as this may make the card unusable for taking pictures.
1. Exit any applications that are using the camera (FinePixViewer, etc.). 2. Check that the camera and Macintosh are not communicating. 3. Drag the removable disk icon to the Trash. 4. Switch the camera off. 5. Unplug the special USB cable from the camera.
42 43 1 indicates the folder in which FinePixViewer is installed. 1 2 3 6. You can use functions such as “ Rotate ” and “ Type Tool ” to modify your image. For details, see “ Mastering FinePixViewer ” on page 82. 7. Click the [Save As...] button.
45 44 Deleting Images 1. Select the images to be deleted. 2. Click “ Delete ” in the File menu. 3. Click the [OK] button in the confirmation window to delete the selected images. 1. Double-click a still-image thumbnail to open an image window. 2. Click the [Print] button.
47 46 The figure below gives a general overview of the procedure. Using the FinePixViewer Advanced Features 1 Launch FinePixViewer 2 Select a folder or thumbnail 3 Operations • Double-clicking • D.
49 48 In the “Start” menu, click “Programs” / “FinePixViewer” / “FinePixViewer”. Double-click “FinePixViewer” in the installation folder.
51 50 Switching between Windows ■ Showing or hiding the Playback pane or folder tree. ■ Selecting the thumbnail display mode ■ Resizing areas You can list the photography dates and times and the image sizes by selecting “Details”. You can resize an area by dragging its frame.
53 52 Selecting Folders When you select a folder, the folder name is highlighted and the images in that folder are displayed in the thumbnail display area. If there are subfolders inside the folder, a plus or minus symbol appears to the left of the folder.
55 1. Click (to select 1 image only). 2. Click while holding down the [Ctrl] key (Windows) or [shift] key (Macintosh) (to select another image). 3. Click in the background (to deselect all the selected images). 4. Click “ Select All ” in the “ Edit ” menu (to select all the images).
Deletes the file in the save destination and saves the data as a new file. Cancels batch processing. Leaves the file in the save destination and proceeds to the next step. Allows you to rename the file. 57 56 If you tick this checkbox, a folder is created in which all the images are saved.
59 58 3. The “ FinePix CD Album Maker ” window opens and the folders selected in step 2 are registered. • A warning message appears if the amount of registered data exceeds 650 MB. • You cannot register thumbnails displayed in FinePixViewer. Move the thumbnails to a new folder and then register the new folder.
61 60 8. Use the formats below to record images onto the CD. Recording mode: DiscAtOnce Format: ISO 9660 level 1 About DiscAtOnce • DiscAtOnce is a method for writing data to a CD-R disk in which all the data is written in a single operation.
63 62 1. Click “ Control Panels ” / “ Internet ” and then click the “ E-mail ” tab. 2. Check that “ Outlook Express ” is shown in “ Default E-mail Application ” . 1. Click “ System Preferences... ” in the Apple menu. 2. Click “ Internet ” and then click “ Mail ” .
65 64 5. The Outlook Express or Outlook mail transmission window opens and the images are automatically attached to your e-mail message. Type in the address, title and your message and then send the message in the usual way.
To use the FinePix Internet services, users must first register. ✽ Follow the steps below to register. Users can be registered for free. 1. Launch FinePixViewer. 2. Click the [Register Now] button. 3. The “ User ’ s Registration for Internet Services ” dialog box opens.
1. Click the [Update menu] button in FinePixViewer. 2. The “ Input of User ID ” dialog box appears. Enter the user ID and password set during user registration and then click the [OK] button to update the Internet menu.
71 70 6. After your computer restarts, download the Internet menu again. Launch FinePixViewer and click the [Register Now] button. 7. Select “ Already Registered ” and then click the [OK] button. 8. Enter your user ID and password. The update is completed when the Internet menu appears.
73 72 User Registration Using the FinePix Internet Ser vice (Mac OS X) If you use the FinePixViewer, you can also access the FinePix Internet Service via the Internet. When you register, you will be able to use the various services provided in the country where you are registered.
75 74 Videoconferencing with PictureHello ■ What is videoconferencing? Videoconferencing is a form of communication in which you can see a live image of the person you are calling as you converse in realtime.
77 76 ■ Picture Descriptions Other par ty ’ s image P op-up menu Y our image 9 ✽ Portrait images are inset composite images. Name Explanation q Connection icon Indicates whether you are logged in to the server. w Login button Logs in to the server.
79 78 ■ Starting the call 1. Click the [Address Book] button to open the Address Book. 2. Click the [Update Status] button in the Address Book to check the status of the party you are calling. Click the information column for the other party to select him or her and then click the [Start Call] button.
81 80 You can use the address book to check the status of other parties and to store addresses. To view the address book, click the [Address Book] button. ■ Checking the status Click the [Update Status] button to check the latest status details. [Update Status] button Click the [Capture] button to store or update.
Mastering FinePixViewer 83 82 You can use VideoImpression to make your own movies. For more information on VideoImpression, refer to the contact information provided on the back cover of this manual. ● Allows you to create and save movies that include both still and moving images and sound.
85 84 ■ Add text 1. Click the [edit movie] button to switch to the editing window. 2. Click the [text] button and enter the text. ☞ You can use the drag handle to adjust the position. 3. Use the buttons below the image to specify settings such as the typeface and the time for which the text appears.
87 86 6. Display switches to the capture window and the live image is displayed. If the live image does not appear, click the [Live] button 1 . ✽ Recording has not yet started.
If your camera has a PC Camera function, you can download live images to your Macintosh. 1. Switch the camera on and select “ PC CAM ” as the USB setting. 2. Connect the camera to your Macintosh. • Always use the correct procedure when disconnecting the camera from your Macintosh or switching the camera off.
91 Uninstalling the Software q <To remove the driver software> Only perform this operation when you no longer require the installed software. 1. Switch on your PC. 2. Disconnect the camera. 3. Quit all currently running applications. 4. Close all files.
93 92 When you have a problem My computer doesn ’ t recognize the camera. • I can’t see the files on the SmartMedia. • I can’t see the removable disk icon.
95 94 OS Type Name of Folder ✽ When using CD-ROM Drive D Windows 98 D:win98 Windows Me D:win9x Windows 2000 Professional D:i386 Windows XP D:i386 If no Windows CD-ROM was supplied with your PC, contact your PC manufacturer. NOTE ■ I was asked for the disk labeled “ Windows ” the first time I connected the camera to my PC.
97 96 Possible cause Solution ■ When I disconnect the special USB cable and double-click the removable disk icon, a message appears and the window does not open. Is another USB removable drive connected? Some USB removable drives do not operate correctly if other USB removable drives are being used at the same time.
99 98 Possible cause Solution ■ I clicked the [Login] button in PictureHello (videoconferencing), but I can ’ t log in. Are you able to connect to the Internet? Is the FinePix Internet Service undergoing maintenance? Have you completed the user registration process? Check your PC hardware and software setup.
101 100 Possible cause Solution ■ Live images do not appear in the VideoImpression Capture window. Do you have Windows Media Player installed? Is “ PC CAM ” selected as the USB setting on the ca.
103 102 ■ When I connected the camera to my Macintosh, the “ Required software not found ” message or “ Required driver cannot be used ” message appears. Possible cause Solution Is the software installed? Install the software on your Macintosh.
105 104 Possible cause Solution ■ I can ’ t sign on as a “ FinePix Internet Service ” user. Have you already signed on under the same e-mail address? You cannot sign on twice with the same user ID or e-mail address. Possible cause Solution ■ I can ’ t log in to the “ FinePix Internet Service ” .
107 106 Solution ■ I want to stop the FinePixViewer from launching automatically. You can use either of the two methods below to prevent FinePixViewer from launching automatically. • Change the Exif Launcher settings 1 Select “Exif Launcher Settings” in the FinePixViewer “Settings” menu and click “Do not run Exif Launcher at restart.
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