How To Know The Shutter Count of Your Canon DSLR (Mac and Windows)

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.

When we buy or sell a new camera the first thing we ask is mostly the shutter count of the camera. This shows how many shots the camera has taken. How to find the shutter count for your Canon camera?

Direstudio released a Windows version of their popular shutter count app. Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 are supported. Direstudio Shuttercount for Mac is also available. See the details below.

How To Know The Shutter Count of Your Canon DSLR


Supported Canon DSLRs

  • Canon EOS-1D C (requires firmware 1.1.3 or later for correct serial number display)
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
  • Canon EOS-1D X
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III (requires firmware 1.2.1 or later for correct serial number display)
  • Canon EOS 6D
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • Canon EOS 100D / Rebel SL1 / Kiss X7
  • Canon EOS 500D / Rebel T1i / Kiss X3
  • Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i / Kiss X4
  • Canon EOS 600D / Rebel T3i / Kiss X5
  • Canon EOS 650D / Rebel T4i / Kiss X6i
  • Canon EOS 700D / Rebel T5i / Kiss X7i
  • Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS / Kiss F
  • Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 / Kiss X50
  • Canon EOS 1200D / Rebel T5 / Kiss X70

ShutterCount is certified to work with all of the cameras listed above, using their latest firmware revision.

Mac OS X ($2.99) – Current version is 1.2, Requires OS X 10.6.8 or later, 64-bit processor
Windows ($2.99) – Current version is 1.0, Requires Windows 7 SP1 or later, 32-bit or 64-bit processor