Web Content Viewer



Crafting Printers

MSRP: $99.99

Learn to print and scan from your mobile device

AirPrint Support is now available on the PIXMA MG5721

Check out for the Canon Printing Innovations page for more information regarding key features on our PIXMA and MAXIFY line of products.

Download for your iOS device and start shopping today! >>


ChromaLife100: This system combines enhanced FINE print head technology with select Canon photo papers and select genuine Canon inks for beautiful, borderless photos that will last up to 100 years when stored in an archival-quality photo album.3

Five Individual Ink Tank System: Get amazing color with five individual ink tanks and replace only the color that runs out.

Print Documents and Web Pages Fast: Print documents and web pages with fast speeds of 12.6 images per minute (ipm) for black and 9.0 images per minute (ipm) for color.4

Borderless Photos Fast: Print a beautiful, borderless 4" x 6" photo in approximately 41 seconds.5

Scan Resolution: Scans both business documents and photos with maximum optical resolution of 1200 x 2400 dpi.6

Hybrid Ink System: A system that utilizes pigment black ink for crisp text and color dye ink for beautiful photos.

Superb Resolution: 4800 x 1200 maximum color dpi produces incredible quality and detail in both your business documents and photos.7

2.5" LCD: Let's you easily navigate the printer menus and screens without straining your eyes.

Auto 2-sided Print: Allows you to automatically print on both sides of the paper and can help reduce paper usage and cost by up to 50%.

Auto Power On: This convenient feature automatically powers up the printer whenever you send a photo or document to be printed.

Special Filters: Built-in software which allows you to add effects to your photos before printing, such as Fish Eye, Miniature, Toy Camera, Soft Focus and Blur background.

My Image Garden: Software which lets you access, organize and personalize your favorite photos.8

Full HD Movie Print: Turn your favorite HD movie clips captured with select Canon EOS Digital SLRs or PowerShot digital cameras and VIXIA digital camcorders into beautiful prints.9

Quiet Mode: Lets you print quietly while not disturbing those around you.

Built-In Wireless: Print and scan wirelessly from any Wi-Fi® enabled computer around the house.1

Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app (Canon PRINT app): Print and scan photos or documents from your mobile device using the free Canon PRINT app.2

AirPrint™: Print wirelessly and effortlessly from your compatible iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod touch® - no drivers needed!10

Windows RT Printing: Print and scan wirelessly right from your Windows RT device.21

Google Cloud Print: Print from wherever you are from applications you use every day.11



Print Speed (up to)

4 x 6 Borderless Photo: Approx. 41 seconds4,5
Black:ESAT (Black): Approx. 12.6 ipm
Color:ESAT (Color): Approx 9.0 ipm

Number of Nozzles

Color: 3,072 / Pigment Black: 1,024 / Total: 4,096

Picoliter Size (color)

2 and 5

Print Resolution (Up to)

Color:Up to 4800 x 1200 dpi7
Black:Up to 600 x 600 dpi6

Ink Compatibility

PGI-270 Pigment Black XL
CLI-271 Cyan XL
CLI-271 Magenta XL
CLI-271 Yellow XL
CLI-271 Black XL
PGI-270 Pigment Black
CLI-271 Cyan
CLI-271 Magenta
CLI-271 Yellow
CLI-271 Black

Paper Sizes

4 x 6, 5 x 7, 8 x 10, Letter, Legal, U.S. #10 Envelopes

Paper Compatibility

Plain: Plain Paper, Canon High Resolution Paper
Super High Gloss: Photo Paper Pro Platinum
Glossy: Photo Paper Plus Glossy II, Photo Paper Glossy
Semi-Gloss: Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, Photo Paper Pro Luster
Matte: Matte Photo Paper
Envelope: U.S. #10 Envelope

Printer Features

AirPrint10, Auto 2-Sided Printing, Auto Photo Fix II, Borderless Printing15, Document Printing, Easy PhotoPrint+16, Full HD Movie Print9, Special Filters, Google Cloud Print11, My Image Garden8, Mopria Device Printing12, Photo Printing, Canon PRINT app2, PIXMA Cloud Link14, Red-Eye Correction, Image Cropping, Quiet Mode, Wireless PictBridge13, Wireless Printing1

Output Tray Capacity

100 Sheets Plain Paper -OR- 20 Sheets of 4x6 Photo Paper


Copy Speed (up to)

FCOT(Color): Approx. 20 seconds4

Copy Features

4-on-1 / 2-on-1 Copy, Auto Exposure Copy, Auto Photo Fix II, Borderless Copy, Fade Restoration, Fit-to-Page, Frame Erase Copy, Preset Copy Ratios, Two-sided Copy


Scanning Element

Contact Image Sensor (CIS)

Max. Resolutions

Optical:1200 x 2400 dpi6
Interpolated:19,200 x 19,200 dpi6

Scanner Features

Auto Scan Mode17, Network Scan, Push Scan, Wireless Scanning

Color Depth

48-bit internal/24-bit external

Max. Document Size

8.5 x 11.7


Other Features

2.5 LCD, 5-Color Ink System, CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM18, Auto Power On/Off, Quiet Mode, Canon PRINT app2, PIXMA Cloud Link14, QuickStart

OS Compatibility

Windows:19 Windows® 10, Windows® 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows 7 SP1, Windows Vista® SP1, Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3 32-bit
Mac:20 Mac OS® X v10.7.5 - 10.10

Standard Interface

Hi-Speed USB
PictBridge (Wireless LAN)13
Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)1

Software Included

PIXMA MG5721 Printer Driver
Scan Utility
Master Setup
My Printer (Windows Only)
Network Tool
My Image Garden8
  Full HD Movie Print9, CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM18,  Special Filters, Image Correction/Enhance, and
  scanning are accessed through My Image Garden
Quick Menu

Dimension (W x D x H)

18.0 (W) x 14.6 (D) x 5.9 (H)


13.8 lbs.


1-Year limited warranty with InstantExchange Program. 1-Year toll-free technical phone support.23

PIXMA MG5721 Inkjet All-In-One

PIXMA MG5721 Inkjet All-In-One PIXMA MG5721 Wireless Inkjet All-In-One Printer 4" x 6" Photo Paper Sample Pack (3 sheets PP-201) Setup CD-ROM Setup Ink Tanks Power Cord

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

Canon offers a wide range of compatible supplies and accessories that can enhance your user experience with you PIXMA MG5721 that you can purchase direct. Scroll down to easily select items to add to your shopping cart for a faster, easier checkout. Visit the Canon Online Store



Expand All




  1. Wireless printing requires a working network with wireless 802.11b/g or n capability. Wireless performance may vary based on terrain and distance between the printer and wireless network clients.
  2. Requires an Internet connection and the Canon PRINT Inkjet/SELPHY app, available for free on the App Store and at Google Play. Compatible with iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, and iPod touch 3rd generation or later devices running iOS 7.0 or later, and Android mobile devices running Android 2.3.3 or later. Your device must be connected to the same working network with wireless 802.11 b/g/n capability as your printer. For users of compatible Apple mobile devices, document printing requires Apple AirPrint, which requires an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort Base station, or Time Capsule is not supported.
  3. Based on accelerated testing by Canon in dark storage under controlled temperature, humidity and gas conditions, simulating storage in an album with plastic sleeves. Canon cannot guarantee the longevity of prints; results may vary depending on printed image, drying time, display/storage conditions, and environmental factors. See www.usa.canon.com/chromalife100 for additional details.
  4. ISO/IEC 24734, 24735 define the default print and copy speed measurement methods. Print speeds are the averages of ESAT in Office Category Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24734, excluding time to print the first set. Copy speed is the average of FCOT, ISO/IEC 24735 Annex D. ADF copy speed is the average of ESAT in General Performance Test for the default simplex mode, ISO/IEC 24735, excluding time to copy the first set. See www.usa.canon.com/ipm for additional details.
  5. Photo print speeds are based on the standard mode driver setting using photo test pattern(s) and select Canon Photo Paper. Print speed is measured as soon as first page begins to feed into printer and will vary depending on system configuration, interface, software, document complexity, print mode, types of paper used, and page coverage. See www.usa.canon.com/printspeed for additional information.
  6. Optical resolution is a measure of maximum hardware sampling resolution, based on ISO 14473 standard.
  7. Resolution may vary based on printer driver setting. Color ink droplets can be placed with a horizontal pitch of 1/4800 inch at minimum.
  8. To install using Windows® OS, .NET Framework 4 is required. Compatible still image formats are PDF (created using Canon PDF Creator only), JPEG (Exif), TIFF, and PNG. Compatible video formats are MOV (from select Canon digital cameras only) and MP4 (from select Canon digital camcorders only).
  9. "Full HD Movie Print" is available from "MOV" and "MP4" movie files created by select Canon EOS Digital SLRs, PowerShot, and VIXIA digital cameras and camcorders. Requires PC or Mac with Intel® processor and Canon ZoomBrowser EX 6.5 or later or Canon ImageBrowser 6.5 or later for "MOV" files, or Canon ImageBrowser EX 1.0 or later for "MOV" or "MP4" files. Print quality is determined by the video resolution. Function does not upscale video resolution.
  10. AirPrint functionality requires an iPad, iPhone 3GS or later, or iPod touch 3rd generation or later device running iOS 4.2 or later, and an AirPrint-enabled printer connected to the same network as your iOS device. A printer connected to the USB port of your Mac, PC, AirPort Base station, or Time Capsule is not supported.
  11. Requires an Internet connection and Google account. Subject to Google Terms of Service. Certain exceptions may apply.
  12. Requires Android mobile device with Android 4.4 operating system or later with the Mopria Print Service pre-loaded with that device and the compatible PIXMA printer on the same wireless network. The Mopria experience is also available on Android 4.4 mobile devices with a download of the Mopria Print Service from Google Play.
  13. DPS over IP compatible device required.
  14. Requires and Internet connection.
  15. Envelopes and High Resolution Paper are NOT supported for borderless printing.
  16. Works edited by using this application cannot be displayed, edited, or printed without this application. Compatible with Android device of 7 inches or more using Chrome (latest version compatible with your current version of Android OS), iOS Devices of 7 inches or more using Safari 5.1 or later, Windows PC (excluding RT) using Internet Explorer 10 or later of Microsoft Modern UI version, Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or later, Mozilla Firefox 31 or later, or Google Chrome version 36 or later, and with Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later using Safari 5.1 or later.
  17. For network users, Auto Scan Mode is only available when scanning at a computer using MP Navigator EX software and selecting the 1-click feature then "Save to PC".
  18. CREATIVE PARK PREMIUM is a premium content service available exclusively to users only when all of the colors of genuine Canon inks and all of the software that came with the printer are properly installed. Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-installed Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista or XP.
  19. Operation can only be guaranteed on a PC with pre-installed Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista or XP.
  20. Internet Connection required during software installation.
  21. Requires a Windows RT compatible device and the Canon Easy-PhotoPrint app for Windows RT available for free in the Windows Store.
  22. Requires "Canon Print Plugin" available for free from the Amazon Appstore, Amazon Kindle Fire HD6 or HDX7 device or later running Fire OS 4.0 or later.
  23. Warranty programs are subject to certain conditions and restrictions. See www.usa.canon.com/support for details.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

 Return to Top