Canon Shutter Actuation App for Mac
By| October 22, 2013
A Mac app to check shutter actuations
ShutterCount displays the number of shutter actuations (the shutter count) of your Canon EOS digital camera. The shutter count is read directly from a USB-connected camera, and thus provides accurate numbers that are not attainable with simple EXIF-based methods.
With ShutterCount you can easily check whether a newly purchased camera is really new, or check how heavily used a pre-owned item is. And you can save a trip to a Canon Service Center by doing the reading for yourself.
The app provides unlimited readings for an unlimited number of cameras, so you can freely track actual camera usage. Even if you work for a rental house or just lend a camera to a friend.
ShutterCount only displays the shutter count for still photos – video clips recorded are not included in the number. For a separate mirror movement reading (that includes videos) you should consult an authorized Canon Service Center.
Note: for the best compatibility with your camera it is recommended to upgrade the camera’s firmware to the latest available version.
WiFi on the EOS 6D and 70D must be turned off as it blocks the USB port when turned on!
- Canon EOS-1D X
- Canon EOS 5D Mark II
- Canon EOS 5D Mark III
- Canon EOS 6D
- Canon EOS 7D
- Canon EOS 60D
- Canon EOS 70D
- Canon EOS 100D / Rebel SL1
- Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i / Kiss X5
- Canon EOS 650D / Rebel T4i / Kiss X6i
- Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i
- Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 / Kiss X50
Please quit all applications that might connect to your camera (e.g. Canon EOS Utility, Capture One, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom) before launching ShutterCount.
The app is $1.99 until the end of October.