For Business

Stand-out from the crowd

Create professional-looking sales proposals, reports and much more

Desktop simplicity

Quick print publishing, PDF creation and faxing from your desktop

Personalise documents in minutes

Combine documents into one, edit, restructure and personalise

No mistakes, no waste!

Powerful preview of finishing to ensure the right result, first time

iW Desktop

Canon’s unique and easy in-house print publishing software

Canon iW Desktop

Canon’s unique and easy in-house print publishing software.

Canon iW Desktop

Canon’s unique and easy in-house print publishing software
iW Desktop is a unique document publishing solution which makes it easy to stand out from the crowd. It allows you to quickly, easily and efficiently create professional-looking and personalised documents in-house – in next to no time. Perfect for everything from sales proposals to reports, to information packs and handouts.

No need for time-wasting
Creating documents like sales reports and proposals takes time, especially when the information comes from different sources and in both digital and hard copy format. First, content must be sourced, structured and personalised, before printer settings are defined– a fiddly, time-consuming process. With iW Desktop however, everything is handled effortlessly in just a few simple steps.

No need for outsourcing
Now it’s easy for everyone in your office to create professional-looking finished documents. Canon’s iW Desktop allows you to do it from the comfort of your desk in seconds, saving the costs, time and hassles of outsourcing. Plus, as you only print what you need, there’s never any unused collateral - unlike when you order from a print supplier and over-estimate the quantities required.

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Quick Print Publishing

Drag-and-Drop print publishing from your desktop
iW Desktop’s unique iR-ADVANCE quick printing tool sits conveniently on the desktop of your PC, allowing you to easily produce highly-quality finished documents with a simple drag-and-drop onto your personal finishing templates.

Drag-and-Drop PDF creation, faxing and print preview
You can even create PDF files and send faxes - all without opening iW Desktop itself. For more complex documents or finishing you can preview prior to printing to ensure you get the right result every time. It is a unique and simple solution that saves time and helps you enjoy the maximum return on investment from your iR-ADVANCE.

Microsoft Office Integration
You have spent time creating your documents in Microsoft Office - now make them stand out. With iW Desktop’s Office Toolbar you can apply your own finishing templates from directly within Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or Excel without having to navigate through printer driver settings.

Solve your daily document publishing challenges

Powerful Print Publishing

Gather and combine documents into one - in seconds
Bringing content together from multiple sources can take hours. Cutting and pasting information as well as re-ordering and structuring content. With iW Desktop, it couldn’t be easier. Simply drag-and-drop the files and iW Desktop takes care of the rest, combining all into one editable document. Even hardcopy documents can be incorporated using Scan-to-My-PC or Scan-to-Folder from your imageRUNNER ADVANCE.

Edit, prepare and personalise your document
Flexible editing tools allow you to move pages or content around as well as add headers, footers and a table of contents. With iW Desktop’s variable data printing* you can even create personalised versions of your document in an instant. Simply drag-and-drop variable text fields into your document.

Professional results every time – Preview finishing and print or PDF publish
Manually stapling, hole punching or folding your documents can take a long time! iW Desktop’s powerful “WYSIWYG” preview lets you preview a range of automatic finishing options such as booklet printing, stapling, hole-punching and folding before printing - fewer mistakes, less waste, and the desired results first time. You can save the print settings as a template for next time. Encrypted or compressed PDF versions can also be created and shared.

Save time and effort with powerful document creation and publishing

Simple PDF Annotation

Simple PDF handling and creation
Every office handles PDF documents, however not every office worker can handle, create or modify them. Have you ever wanted to extract a page from a document or add a comment to a PDF document? iW Desktop improves your digital workflows, allowing users to handle PDF documents more easily. As well as the ability to create, compress or encrypt PDF files, you can also delete specific page contents or extract them to create a new file.

Simple PDF digital workflows for proofing or authorisation
Many proofing workflows are already PDF-based but need expensive PDF editing software. With iW Desktop you can annotate and mark-up PDF documents with comments, highlight text, strike through text and underline text as part of a proofing process. In addition, you can add approval (or reject) stamps as well as digital signatures before passing to a reviewer via hot folders or email.

Simple and fast digital workflows

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