TechGadgetsCanon releases EOS 7D firmware V2 bringing lots of...

Canon releases EOS 7D firmware V2 bringing lots of new features


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Canon have today released firmware V2 for it’s EOS 7D camera, bringing with it a number of new features.

Canon EOS 7D

Firmware v2 now offers greater control of image settings and functionality, including a higher maximum RAW burst rate, now up to 25 RAW files or 130 JPEGs. Giving photographers greater control over images directly after capture, a new range of in-camera editing functions includes processing of RAW files, as well as the ability to easily adjust white balance, sharpness and Picture Style.  Enhanced control over Auto ISO levels during both still and movie shooting now allows users to limit ISO speeds to within the native ISO 400-6,400 range, perfect for manipulating exposure in different situations.

During movie shooting, amateur videographers will also benefit from new manual control of audio levels, with the ability to choose from 64 different sound levels. New compatibility with Canon’s high-performance GPS unit, the GP-E2, enables photographers to track the locations of their images using longitude, latitude and altitude geo-tagging.

Canon EOS 7D firmware v2 – new features:

· Improved maximum burst for RAW images (up to 25)

· In-camera RAW image editing

· In-camera Image Rating

· In-camera JPEG resizing

· Maximum Auto ISO setting (ISO 400-6400)

· Manual audio level adjustment in movie recording

· GPS compatibility

· File name customisation

· Time zone settings

· Faster scrolling of magnified images

· Quick control screen during playback

Firmware v2 is available to download now from:

Have you got an EOS 7D – tell us what you think of the new firmware by leaving a comment below.

Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.


  1. I cannot find the 7D v2 update on the Canon Europe site!! Available on the US site!!

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