Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III Firmware Update Released (ver. 1.3.0)

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Canon has released a firmware update for the popular PowerShot G7 X Mark III.

At a glance:

  • 20.2MP 1″ Stacked CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 4.2x Optical Zoom f/1.8-2.8 Lens
  • 24-100mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • UHD 4K30p and Full HD 120p Video
  • 20-fps Shooting, 30-fps Raw Burst Mode
  • Built-In Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Live Streaming & Vertical Video Support

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III firmware 1.3.0 incorporates the following enhancements:

1. Adds support for [Video Blog Recording Mode] setting to the [Movie Mode] function.
2. Adds support for [Zebra Settings] to the [Movie Mode] function.
3. Adds support for [Aspect marker] to the [Shooting information display setting] in [Movie Mode].
4. Adds support for [Recording emphasis] to the [Shooting information display setting].
5. Adds supports level display when AF mode is set to [Face + Tracking priority AF].

Firmware Version 1.3.0 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.2.0. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.3.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

Download Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III firmware 1.3.0.

PowerShot G7 X Mark III coverage is listed here.

Canon EOS R5 Firmware Update Released (version 1.4.0)

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As expected, Canon released a new firmware for the Canon EOS R5. Nothing earthshaking, and mostly video oriented.

You can download Canon EOS R5 firmware version 1.4.0 here.

Firmware Version 1.4.0 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:

1) Adds support for outputting 8K/30p/10-bit video signals for ProRes RAW recording to ATOMOS’s Ninja V+ recorder* via HDMI.

  • If you have any questions about ATOMOS products, please contact ATOMOS directly.
  • Please note that the recorder may become hot.

2) Adds support for movie recording when the camera is connected to the CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S or CN-E70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S EF cinema lenses.

  • Still photography shooting is possible however performance is not guaranteed.
  • Movie shooting in vertical position is possible however performance is not guaranteed.
  • External power supply is required for AF operation during servo zoom operation. When there is no external power supply, AF operation is activated only when the servo zoom is not in use.

3) Adds simultaneous movie recording capability on card 1 and card 2, however RAW movies and RAW(Light) movies cannot be recorded simultaneously on card 1 and card 2.

4) Adds support for the VPG 400 (Video Performance Guarantee Profile), a standard based on the CFexpress 2.0 specification.

5) Improves operation stability when using the RF400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF600mm F4 L IS USM.

6) Fixes an issue in which, during HDMI connection, if the camera’s screen turns off, a zebra pattern is displayed via the HDMI output.

7) Fixes an issue in which sufficient image stabilization effects may not be attained immediately after the start of shooting.

Firmware Version 1.4.0 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.3.1. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.4.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

Canon Released DPP 4.15.0 And Other Utilities With Support For Unreleased R5 Firmware

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We know Canon will soon release a new firmware update for the Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6. The upcoming firmware 1.4.0 already shows up in the latest Digital Photo Professional (DPP) and other Canon software.

Canon released new version for DPP (4.15.0), EOS Utility (3.13.30), and Picture Style Editor (1.26.0). Fun fact: all utilities have a release date in the future (8/19/21). Guess that’s the day Canon will release the new firmware updates.

You can download the latest Canon DPP and the other software from here.

Changes for Digital Photo Professional 4.15.0 for macOS :

- Supports Firmware Version 1.5.0 or later for the EOS-1D X Mark III
- Supports Firmware Version 1.4.0 or later for the EOS R5
- Supports Firmware Version 1.4.0 or later for the EOS R6

Canon EOS R5 Firmware Update To Be Released Within Next Weeks

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A new Canon EOS R5 firmware update is going to be released soon, according to a tip we got.

The next Canon EOS R5 firmware update might be released within the next three or four weeks. Don’t expect anything spectacular, it’s going to be bug fix and no new features. Previous Canon EOS R5 firmware updates are listed here. The latest firmware for the EOS R5 can be downloaded here.

More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here, for EOS R6 review stuff see here. The EOS R5 is highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. User manual are available for download for the EOS R5 and the EOS R6.

Canon EOS R5:

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Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK

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Firmware Update: Canon EOS R6 & EOS-1D X III Get Log 3 And Simultaneous Video Recording To 2 Cards

Canon Firmware EOS R6 Firmware

New firmware updates for the Canon EOS R6 and the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III.

Canon EOS R6 firmware 1.4.0 incorporates the following enhancements and fixes (download):

1. Adds [Canon Log 3] to [Canon Log settings]. 
2. Simultaneous movie recording on card 1 and card 2 has been added.
3. Improves operation stability when using the RF400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF600mm F4 L IS USM.
4. Fixes an issue in which, during HDMI connection, if the camera's screen turns off, a zebra pattern
is displayed via the HDMI output.
5. Fixes an issue in which sufficient image stabilization effects may not be attained immediately after the start of shooting.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III firmware 1.5.0 incorporates the following enhancements and fixes (download):

1. Adds [Canon Log 3] to [Canon Log settings]. 
• Support for RAW movies shot with Canon Log 3 and RAW (Light) will be available in a future version of Cinema RAW Development and in Digital Photo Professional software.
• Support for the processing of RAW movies shot with Canon Log 3 and the application of Viewing LUT will be available in a future version of Digital Photo Professional software.
2. Simultaneous movie recording on card 1 and card 2 has been added, however RAW movies and RAW(Light) movies cannot be recorded simultaneously on card 1 and card 2.
3. Support for the VPG 400(Video Performance Guarantee Profile), a standard based on the CFexpress 2.0 specification, has been added.
4. Fixes an issue in which there are rare instances where the shooting settings for Still Photo mode are retained when a user switches to Movie mode.

Canon EOS C70 Firmware Update 1.0.1.1 Released

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Canon released Canon EOS C70 firmware version 1.0.1.1.

Canon EOS C70 firmware version 1.0.1.1 incorporates the following fix and enhancement:

1. Adds ITU-R.BT.709 standard compliant Gamma[BT.709 Standard / BT.709] the to the Custom Picture. 
2. Adds [Whole Area] to the AF Frame option so the camera focuses automatically on a subject at the center of the screen. 
3. Object or Face Tracking can now be initiated by touching the LCD monitor during 'Whole Area' AF. 
4. Adds [2x] option to the Magnification.
5. Adds [Mask 100%] to the [Aspect Marker] and [Safe Area Marker].
6. Adds "B&W during Magn." as an option to the Assistance Function menu.
7. Adds View Assist function to video output from the HDMI OUT terminal. 
8. Adds EF lenses compatible with EF-EOS R 0.71x Mount Adapter.*1
  EF16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
  EF16-35mm f/4L IS USM
  EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
  EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
  EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM
  EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
  EF70-200mm f/4L IS II USM
9. Changes to display the AF frame only when operating the AF, while using with EF-EOS R 0.71x Mount Adapter 
10. Adds Wi-Fi adapters tested for use with the camera.
  ASUS USB-AC68
  TP-LINK Archer T9UH

Download Cannon EOS C70 firmware version 1.0.1.1 here.