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Canon EOS-1D X Mark III firmwave v1.6.0 changelog posted, download now available

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Canon is releasing new firmware for the Canon EOS R5, Canon EOS R6, and Canon EOS-1D X Mark III in the next 24 hours, depending on where you are. You can download any version you may come across.

Download Firmware v1.6.0 for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

Firmware Version 1.6.0 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:

  • Improves head detection performance to support helmets or goggles in winter sports.
  • Eliminates the center press operation of the multi-controller to prevent accidentally transferring images during FTP transfer.
  • Adds the ability, when the Rating function is assigned to the Protect/Voice memo button, for voice memos to now be recorded by pressing and holding the button.
  • Adds the ability, when using EOS Utility or Browser Remote for remote shooting with two cards inserted, to set the recording method and to select which card to be recorded to.
  • Changes the default value of [Connection option settings], [FTP transfer settings], and [Power saving] to [Disable].
  • Changes the default value of [FTP server] → [Passive mode] to [Enable].
  • Improves operation stability during FTP transfer.
  • Fixes an issue, in which noise occurs along the edges of bright subjects when using Canon Log for movie recording.

Download Firmware v1.6.0 for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III