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Question :
How do I install OLYMPUS Viewer 3 on my computer? ( Windows )

Answer:
The following procedure explains how to install OLYMPUS Viewer 3 on a Windows computer.
The software can be found on the CD-ROM that is bundled with the camera. You can also download the software from the Olympus web page.

To see information on how to download the OLYMPUS Viewer 3 software, refer to the following question:
* How do I download the free OLYMPUS Viewer 3 software?

Installation Procedure
The beginning of the software installation procedure varies when using the included software CD-ROM or the downloaded software file.

  • Installing the software from the CD-ROM
    When you place the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive, the OLYMPUS SETUP screen will be displayed on the computer screen automatically. Click OLYMPUS Viewer 3.
    Click OLYMPUS Viewer 3
    Note:
    OLYMPUS A-GPS Utility is displayed on the setup screen when the CD-ROM that is bundled with GPS supported cameras is placed into the CD-ROM drive.
    If the setup screen is not displayed automatically, open it manually. To manually open the setup screen, click the Start button on the Windows desktop. In My Computer, double-click OLYMPUS Setup, and then double-click the Launcher.exe file.
    Launcher.exe
    Proceed to step 1.

  • Installing the software from the downloaded file
    Double-click the installer file for OLYMPUS Viewer 3 ( OV3Setup.exe ) that is downloaded on the computer to start the installation.
    OV3Setup.exe
    Proceed to step 1.

  1. The OLYMPUS Viewer 3 Setup dialog box will be displayed. Click OV3Setup.exe to select a display language, and then click NEXT.
    * You can also change the display language after the installation.
    Install OLYMPUS Viewer 3 Select Language, and then click NEXT.
  2. Click Next when Welcome to the Setup for OLYMPUS Viewer 3 is displayed.
    Click Next when Welcome to the Setup for OLYMPUS Viewer 3 is displayed.
  3. Carefully read the License Agreement. If you accept the terms, click Yes to proceed. The installation will stop if you click No.
    License Agreement
  4. Choose the setup type. Select Typical or Custom. When you are ready to proceed, click Install.
    Choose the setup type. Select Typical or Custom. When you are ready to proceed, click Install.
    • Typical
      The software setup operation and the destination folder will be setup with the most common options.
      Typical is recommended for most users.
    • Custom
      You can choose the software setup operation and the destination folder.
      Custom is recommended if you want to choose a specific folder where to install the software.
  5. The Setup Status view will be displayed during the installation.
    Please wait for a while until the installation is completed.
    The Setup Status view will be displayed during the installation.
  6. When the following window is displayed, click Close to complete the installation.
    When the following window is displayed, click Close to complete the installation.

The initial setting after the OLYMPUS Viewer 3 is installed
The following setup screen will be displayed when you open the OLYMPUS Viewer 3 software for the first time.
Choose automatic or custom to start the initial setting.

Choose automatic or custom to start the initial setting.
  • automatic
    The automatic setting is recommended for most users.
    When OLYMPUS Viewer 2 or OLYMPUS Studio 2 is installed on your computer, OLYMPUS Viewer 3 will be installed in Expert mode ( Folder view ).
    When ib software or OLYMPUS Master 2 is installed on your computer, OLYMPUS Viewer 3 will be installed in Standard mode ( Library view ).
    When none of the softwares noted above is installed on your computer, OLYMPUS Viewer 3 will be installed in Standard mode ( Library view ).

  • custom
    You can customize installation options. Set the Sorting settings, Design settings and Advanced settings, and then click Launch OLYMPUS Viewer 3.
    Note:
    You can also change the options in automatic or custom settings at any time from the Option setting.
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