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Panasonic Lumix S1, S5, S1R Firmware Updates Announced

Panasonic has released details of new firmware updates for the Panasonic Lumix S5, S1 and S1R, which will be free of charge, and available from next month, on the 13th July.

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Panasonic has released details of new firmware updates for the Panasonic Lumix S5, S1 and S1R, which will be free of charge, and available from next month, on the 13th July. Panasonic has also announced a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop CC to support HLG photo (HDR still images) shot by Lumix S cameras so that you can open, edit and save images in Photoshop CC.

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Panasonic Announces New Firmware Updates for its LUMIX S Series Cameras: S5, S1 and S1R

From Panasonic: 23rd June 2021 - Panasonic has announced that it will release new firmware update programs for its LUMIX S5, S1 and S1R full-frame mirrorless cameras to enhance functions and usability.

The firmware program version 2.1 for DC-S1, version 2.3 for DC-S5 and version 1.9 for DC-S1R will be available to download free of charge from the LUMIX Global Customer Support website on 13th July 2021.

A plug-in software to manage HLG photos shot by S Series cameras on Adobe Photoshop CC will also be released at the same time.

Panasonic continues to follow its philosophy and implement advanced technology developments not only to its new products but also to existing models via firmware updates.

 

Panasonic LUMIX S5 Firmware Version 2.3

1. RAW video data output over HDMI to Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR

Firmware 2.3 will enable [5.9K] / [4K] / [Anamorphic (4:3) 3.5K] 12-bit RAW video data output over HDMI to Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR, to be recorded as Blackmagic RAW.

Area, Resolution, Frame rate, Aspect, HDMI output

* All functions may not be available depending on the situation.

* DaVinci Resolve or DaVinci Resolve Studio is required to playback the Blackmagic RAW files. DaVinci Resolve or DaVinci Resolve Studio is required to edit the Blackmagic RAW files.

 

 

Panasonic LUMIX S1 Firmware Version 2.1

1. RAW video data output over HDMI to Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR Firmware 2.1 will enable [5.9K] / [4K] / [Anamorphic (4:3) 3.5K] 12-bit RAW video data output over HDMI to Blackmagic Video Assist 12G HDR, to be recorded as Blackmagic RAW, with the Software Upgrade Key DMW-SFU2. Users who already have Software Upgrade Key DMW-SFU2 do not need to purchase again.

Area, Resolution, Frame Rate, Aspect, HDMI output

* All functions may not be available depending on the situation.

* There is no need to upgrade the camera with DMW-SFU2 if the user has already upgraded with DMW-SFU2 previously.

* DaVinci Resolve or DaVinci Resolve Studio is required to playback the Blackmagic RAW files. DaVinci Resolve or DaVinci Resolve Studio is required to edit the Blackmagic RAW files.

2. [L.ClassicNeo] and [L.Monochrome S] have been added in [Photo Style].

 

Panasonic LUMIX S1R Firmware Version 1.9

1. [L.ClassicNeo] and [L.Monochrome S] have been added in [Photo Style].

 

 

Panasonic LUMIX HLG Photo for Adobe Photoshop (for all LUMIX S Series Cameras)

Panasonic will also release a plug-in software for Adobe Photoshop CC. By installing this plug-in software on the PC, an HLG photo (HDR still image) shot by LUMIX S Series cameras can be read, edited and saved with Photoshop CC. It is possible to playback the saved image files as HDR photos on an HLG-corresponding monitor over an HDMI connection with a LUMIX S Series camera.

For the specifications and details, please refer to the dedicated Panasonic download page.

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