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Canon Utilities

Canon has made available version 2.0.2 of its EOS Utility downloading and camera-control software. The changes include support for Windows Vista and the new EOS-1D Mark III. Download instructions and link after the jump.

Click here to download Canon EOS Utility 2.0.2

Changes for Mac OS

Changes from the previous version of EOS Utility (2.0)

  • Support added for Auto Power OFF (camera) during Remote Live View shooting
    The Auto Power Off function can now be used during Remote Live View shooting with EOS-1D Mark III.
  • Corrected “From PC” in Time Setting on the Camera
    It’s corrected that the “From PC” in “Date/Time” of the camera setting does not function properly when a computer is working in daylight saving time.
  • The setting value of Picture Style files will be applied to camera.
    When a picture style file is set to the camera, the parameters included in the file (contrast/color tone/color depth/sharpness) will be applied to the camera.

Changes for Windows

Changes from the previous version of EOS Utility (2.0a)

  • Support added for Auto Power Off (camera) during Remote Live View shooting.
    The Auto Power Off function can now be used during Remote Live View shooting with EOS-1D Mark III.
  • Corrected the Click White Balance during Remote Live View shooting.
    It’s corrected that the unintended WB is set when the Click White Balance is performed during the Remote Live View shooting with EOS-1D Mark III.
  • The setting value of Picture Style files will be applied to camera.
    When a picture style file is set to the camera, the parameters included in the file (contrast/colortone/color depth/sharpness) will be applied to the camera.
  • Shortening the initial communication in wireless connections with WFT-E2.
    The time required for initial communication in wireless connections with Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2 has been shortened.

Canon also has an update for users of its Digital Photo Professional Raw-conversion software. As well as enhancing on-screen rendering and allowing Picture Style settings to be applied, version 3.0.2 also improves compatibility with Microsoft Windows Vista. Download link after the jump.

Click here to download Canon Digital Photo Professional 3.0.2

Changes for Mac OS

Changes from Digital Photo Professional 3.0.1 for Mac OS X

  • Improvement of image display quality.
    Corrected the issue in which jaggies are noticeable in images displayed on the monitor.
  • The setting value of Picture Style files will be applied to images.
    When a picture style is applied to images, the setting value of picture style (contrast/color tone/color depth/sharpness) will be applied.

Changes for Windows

Changes from Digital Photo Professional 3.0.1 for Windows Vista/XP/2000

  • The following functions can now be used in Windows Vista;
    – Trimming Tool
    – Quick Check Tool
    – Detailed settings printing
    – Contact sheet printing
  • Improvement of image display quality.
    Corrected the issue in which jaggies are noticeable in images displayed on the monitor.
  • The setting value of Picture Style files will be applied to images.
    When a picture style is applied to images, the setting value of picture style (contrast/color tone/color depth/sharpness) will be applied.

 

 

Canon updates EOS Digital Rebel XTi / 400D Firmware

Canon has today made available updated firmware for its EOS Digital Rebel XTi / EOS 400D digital SLR. Version 1.0.5 addresses issues with the PictBridge direct printing system and improves communication with the 380EX Speedlite. Further information and the update itself is available now from Canon’s firmware update page.

Firmware specification changes

This firmware update (Version 1.0.5) incorporates the following fixes and improvement :

  • Fixes the printing of lens names when using PictBridge.
  • [Redeye 1] can now be selected when connecting with specific printers.
  • Improves the reliability of communication with the Speedlite 380EX.

This firmware update applies to cameras with firmware versions up to 1.0.4 installed. If your camera’s firmware is already version 1.0.5, it is not necessary to perform this update.

Click here for Canon’s firmware update page

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