Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Camera firmware up to date? Check with our guide

Is your camera running the latest firmware? Check you’re up to date with our guide.

 

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Most cameras see their firmware updated a handful of times throughout the course of their lifetime, but unless you’ve bought a model very recently it’s possible that your camera is still running an older version.

We’ve rounded up the latest firmware versions for current and recently discontinued cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony. Fujifilm and Panasonic so you can check yours is running the right one. Just find the firmware option in your camera’s menu system and check that number against the one below for your camera.

Please note: Fixation is not responsible for any changes to your camera’s functionality after updating its firmware and you proceed entirely at your own risk. Always read the disclaimer and follow the manufacturer’s advice when downloading and installing firmware.  

 

Canon

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Current version: Version 1.1.2

Release date: August 2016

Released to bring many of the EOS 5D Mark IV’s new features to the flagship model, this update includes the selectable colour-tone option for the rear display and the option to append IPTC information to images, as well as a function that lets you transfer only protected images. Among other things, it also doubles the number of possible network connection settings to 40.

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Canon EOS-1D X

 

Canon EOS-1D X

Current version: Version 2.0.8

Release date: October 2015

This minor year-old update is said to rectify a phenomenon whereby the shutter-release button may at times activate autofocus when set to only activate metering.

Download here

 

 

Canon EOS 5DS

 

Canon EOS 5DS and 5DSR

Current version: Version 1.1.0

Release date: October 2016

This update for both the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DSR adds support for Canon’s EOS W-E1 Wi-Fi adapter.

Download here (EOS 5DS) and here (EOS 5DS R)

 

 

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Current version: Version 1.0.2

Release date: September 2016

A minor update released very shortly after the model’s announcement, this version is said to improve communication reliability when using the EOS Utility program to register and update the Digital Lens Optimizer feature.

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Canon EOS 5D Mark III

 

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 

Current version: Version 1.3.3

Release date: January 2015

There hasn’t been an update to the EOS 5D Mark III for a while, but the last version improves AF controllability when shooting in Live View with a wide-angle lens. It also changes a few incorrect indications within the menu system.

Download here

 

 

 

Nikon

Nikon D5

Nikon D5

Current version: Version 1.10

Release date: June 2016

This update brings a wealth of changes to the initial firmware. Among other things, it lifts the three-minute restriction when capturing movies, meaning that the camera can now record for up to 29 minutes and 59 seconds at a time. The update also furnishes the Movie Shooting menu with an Electronic VR option (sadly not with 4K recording) and flicker reduction has also been added. The link below also directs to version 2.015 of Nikon’s Distortion Correction Data. Download here

 

Nikon D4s

Nikon D4s

Current version: Version 1.32

Release date: October 2016

A minor update to version 1.31, the sole purpose of this relatively recent update was to fix a handful of issues relating to Raw+JPEG images captured to write-protected memory cards. The link below also directs to version 2.015 of Nikon’s Distortion Correction Data.

Download here

 

 

Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Current version: Version 1.1.1

Release date: April 2016

Version 1.1.1 is said to fix an issue that’s known to occur when the camera is used in conjunction with the WR-R10 wireless controller. The link below also directs to version 2.015 of Nikon’s Distortion Correction Data.

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Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Current version: Version 1.10

Release date: November 2015

This update brought with it a slew of corrections to known issues, although it also added an External Recording Control option to the camera’s HDMI functionality. With this, the user is able to stop and start recording from the camera to an external recorder that supports the Atomos Open Protocol. The link below also directs to version 2.015 of Nikon’s Distortion Correction Data.

Download here

 

 

 

Sony

 

Sony A7R II

Sony A7R II

Current version: Version 3.30

Release date: August 2016

In addition to providing support for Sony’s radio-controlled lighting system, this version 3.30 update also provides better regulation of internal temperature to improve camera stability, and features additional operational benefits. The link below also directs to Lens system software version .02 that improved focus drive speed in stills shooting mode when using the FE 50mm f/1.8 lens.

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sony-a7s-iiSony A7S II

Current version: Version 2.20

Release date: September 2016

The version 2.20 update only provides support for Sony’s radio-controlled lighting system, although it also contains a number of further benefits introduced in the previous v2.10 update. These include the option to record XAVCS footage with SDHC cards, together with an extension of 4K video recording time when using the VG-C2EM grip. The link below also directs to Lens system software version .02 that improved focus drive speed in stills shooting mode when using the FE 50mm f/1.8 lens.

Download here

 

SSony A7Rony A7R

Current version: Version 3.20

Release date: July 2016

This update was made available for a single reason, namely to optimise performance when the camera is used with the FE 70-200mm f/4 OSS lens. The link below also directs to Lens system software version .02 that improved focus drive speed in stills shooting mode when using the FE 50mm f/1.8 lens.

Download here

 

Sony A7SSony A7S

Current version: Version 3.20

Release date: July 2016

See Sony A7R

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Sony A7 II

Sony A7 II

Current version: Version 3.20

Release date: September 2016

This update provides support for Sony’s radio-controlled lighting system. The link below also directs to Lens system software version .02 that improved focus drive speed in stills shooting mode when using the FE 50mm f/1.8 lens.

Download here

  

 

 

 

Fujifilm

 

Fuji X-T2

X-T2

Current version: Version 1.0

Release date: na

The X-T2 is still on its original version 1.0 firmware, so all models will be up to date.

 

 

 

Fuji X-Pro 2

X-Pro 2

Current version: Version 2.00

Release date: October 2016

This updates the X-Pro2 with plenty of advancements first seen inside the X-T2. Many of these concern the camera’s autofocus system, with a revised algorithm for improved accuracy and the option of selecting either a 91-point system (arranged in a 7×13 formation) or 325 points (in a 13×25 formation). Other changes include small bug fixes and changes to the viewfinder and OIS functionality, as well as compatibility with the EF-X500 flashgun.

Download here

 

Fuji X-T1

X-T1 / X-T1 Graphite

Current version: Version 4.31

Release date: June 2016

Released earlier this year, this update for both the X-T1 and X-T1 Graphite edition is said to enhance the accuracy of manual focus adjustment when used with numerous X-series lenses. These lenses also require their firmware updated separately for this to have any effect.

Download here

 

 

Panasonic

Panasonic GH4

GH4

Current version: Version 2.5

Release date: March 2016

Panasonic’s version 2.5 firmware for the GH4 brought a handful of previously seen technologies to the company’s flagship camera, such as Post Focus and 4K Photo options. The update also provides a few performance improvements and allows for burst shooting when using either the FL580L or FL360L flashguns.

Download here

 

 

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