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GFX 50S Firmware update

Version: 4.00

Last Updated: 2020.06.30

Overview

Notes

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The firmware upgrade is not required if its version is latest.

  • Refer to “2) Firmware version checking procedure” in the “Detail of firmware update steps” below to check the firmware version.

Please use your camera and lens with the latest version of firmware.

  • If you don’t use them with the latest version, you may not enjoy their full performance. Check the latest firmware version from the link below.

Firmware

Detail of the firmware update

Ver.4.00

The firmware update Ver.4.00 from Ver.3.30 incorporates the following issues:

Regarding the detail, download the “GFX50S New Feature Guide Ver4.00” from our website.

New Features Guide: English, Français, Deutsch, Español, Italiano, Nederland, Polski, Svenska, Norsk, Dansk, Pусский, Suomi, 中文简, 中文繁體, 한국어, ภาษาไทย, Arabic

Expanding the use of outstanding image technology based on unique color reproduction

1)Addition of the new Film Simulation modes below.
 ・“CLASSIC Neg” mode, simulating color negative film traditionally chosen for snapshots.
 ・“ETERNA / CINEMA” mode, which replicates the colors and tonality of Fujifilm’s motion picture film.
2)“Smooth Skin Effect” featured on the GFX100, will become available, smoothing the appearance of human skin, ideal for portraiture.

Improving autofocus performance

1)Addition of the Low Light Priority AF-S mode, extending exposure time during autofocus to improve AF accuracy in low light.
2)Improvement of the Face / Eye AF performance.
 The face / eye detection accuracy and stability are improved when shooting multiple people, so as to make portrait photography easier than ever before.
3)Auto mode will be added to focus bracketing.
 Specify the starting and ending points and shooting interval, and the camera can automatically determine the number of frames and steps required.

Expanding various other functions requested by customers

1)The firmware will allow users to adjust exposure settings (shutter speed, aperture value, ISO sensitivity, exposure compensation) for still images from a computer when using software that supports some tether-shooting functions.
2)More photo-editing applications will support the import of rating information, assigned in camera.
3)The maximum number of photos that can be saved in each folder on an SD card will increase 10 fold from 999 to 9,999.
4)When the Sensitivity dial is set to C (command), AUTO1, AUTO2 and AUTO3 can be selected in ISO setting.
5)When setting the color temperature in the White Balance setting, the value of the color temperature is also displayed.

Fix of minor bugs

Ver.3.30

The firmware update Ver.3.30 from Ver.3.20 incorporates the following issues:

Regarding the details of No..1,3, and 4 download the “GFX50S New Features Guide[Ver.3.30]” from our website.

New Features Guide: English, Français, Deutsch, Español, Italiano, Nederland, Polski, Svenska, Norsk, Dansk, Pусский, Suomi, 中文简, 中文繁體, 한국어, ภาษาไทย, Arabic

Supports “35mm Format Mode” when using GF Lens and H mount adapter

“35mm Format Mode” crops the center of the sensor 36.0mm x 24.0mm(30.5M) and records JPEG and RAW file.

Improved eye-sensor response

Reduced the time to switch between EVF and LCD when you select “eye-sensor” on the viewfinder display settings.

Supports simultaneous delete for RAW and JPEG files

When RAW / JPEG is selected in the card slot setting (for still image), RAW/JPEG image can be deleted simultaneously. By selecting “OFF”, only the RAW image will be deleted.

Supports EVF and LCD color adjustment

Color of EVF/LCD is adjustable from screen setting menu.

Ver.3.20

The firmware update Ver.3.20 from Ver.3.10 incorporates the following issue:

Regarding the detail of the added or changed items below, download the GFX 50S New Features Guide from our website.

New Features Guide: English, Français, Deutsch, Español, Italiano, Nederland, Polski, Svenska, Norsk, Dansk, Pусский, Suomi, 中文简, 中文繁體, 한국어, ภาษาไทย, Arabic

Addition of “Select Folder” and “Create Folder”

Enable to choose the folder in which subsequent pictures will be stored. And also enable to enter a five-character folder name to create a new folder in which to store subsequent pictures.

Ver.3.10

The firmware update Ver.3.10 from Ver.3.00 incorporates the following issues:

With this upgrade, the compatibility with the GF250mmF4 R LM OIS WR is added. If you use the GF250mmF4 R LM OIS WR, upgrade the firmware of your camera to ver.3.10. The new functions of “Select Folder” and “Create Folder”, which was planned to be included in ver.3.10, will be incorporated in ver.3.20 to be released in the middle of June 2018.
Regarding the details of No.2,3 and 4, download the “GFX50S New Features Guide[Ver.3.10]” from our website.

New Features Guide: English, Français, Deutsch, Español, Italiano, Nederland, Polski, Svenska, Norsk, Dansk, Pусский, Suomi, 中文简, 中文繁體, 한국어, ภาษาไทย, Arabic

Compatible with the newly developed FUJINON GF250mmF4 R LM OIS WR capabilities

The upgrade will add compatibility for the newly developed FUJINON GF250mmF4 R LM OIS WR capabilities that include “Focus Preset”, “AF-L” and “AF-ON”.

Addition of “Flicker Reduction”

For enhancing the quality of indoor sports photography, the upgrade allows users to reduce flicker in both pictures and display when shooting under fluorescent lighting and other similar light sources.

New enlarged and customizable indicators: “Large Indicators Mode”

The upgrade allows users to enlarge indicators and information in the viewfinder and/or LCD monitor. This upgrade will also enable users to customize the location of where the information is shown on the display.

Addition of Fn button support for “35mm Format Mode”

The upgrade allows users to set the Fn button as “35mm Format Mode” for quicker setting changes.

New functions are added to store and read of camera settings by FUJIFILM X Acquire.

Once connecting a camera to a computer via USB cable, the “FUJIFILM X Acquire” allows users to backup/restore camera settings to/from a file. With “FUJIFILM X Acquire” (ver.1.7 or newer), CUSTOM REGISTRATION/EDIT settings are also stored and read.

Ver.3.00

The firmware update Ver.3.00 from Ver.2.00 incorporates the following issues:

Regarding the details of No.1 and 2, download the “GFX 50S New Features Guide” from our website.

New Features Guide: English, Français, Deutsch, Español, Italiano, Nederland, Polski, Svenska, Norsk, Dansk, Pусский, Suomi, 中文简, 中文繁體, 한국어, ภาษาไทย, Arabic

Addition of “Focus Bracketing”

The update will enable the photographer to shoot focus distance bracketing up to 999 frames. When the photographer start shooting, the focal location is shifted with each activation of the shutter by the step of focus shift set from 1 to 10.

Addition of “35mm Format Mode”

The update will enable the photographer to shoot central 36.0mm x 24.0mm (30.5M) cropped images as both JPEG and RAW files. When using 35mm format adapters(*), it will be easier to adjust the image size to 35mm format image circle lenses by changing the setting.
* This function cannot be used with some of the mount adapters which have contacts for a camera body.

“H MOUNT ADAPTER G” new firmware

The firmware update will expand the compatibility for the “H MOUNT ADAPTER G” accessory.
*Regarding the compatibility of lenses and accessories with H MOUNT ADAPTER G, refer to the URL below.
H MOUNT ADAPTER G

*Release latest firmware updates for H MOUNT ADAPTER G
Mount Adapter “H MOUNT ADAPTER G” Firmware Update Ver.1.10

Ver.2.00

The firmware update Ver.2.00 from Ver.1.11 incorporates the following issues:

Regarding the details except for No.3, download the “GFX 50S New Features Guide” from our website.

New Features Guide: English, Français, Deutsch, Español, Italiano, Nederland, Polski, Svenska, Norsk, Dansk, Pусский, Suomi, 中文简, 中文繁體, 한국어, ภาษาไทย, Arabic

Support "FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO" for Mac

Once connecting a camera to a computer via USB cable, the “FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO” enables users to convert RAW files with X Processor Pro. The fast batch processing will also be available. The “FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO” can be downloaded from the FUJIFILM website for free.

*”FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO Ver.1.0 Installer for Mac” can be downloaded from the URL below.
FUJIFILM X RAW STUDIO Ver.1.0 Installer for Mac

Improve radio flash controller usability

The upgrade allows users to shoot with compatible third party studio flash in high speed sync. or TTL mode via their radio controllers.

Support for backup/restore of camera settings via "FUJIFILM X Acquire"

Once connecting a camera to a computer via USB cable, the “FUJIFILM X Acquire” allows users to backup/restore camera settings to/from a file. Copying all camera settings from one camera to another is available.

*”FUJIFILM X Acquire Ver.1.7 Installer for Windows/Mac” can be downloaded from the URL below
FUJIFILM X Acquire Ver.1.7 Installer for Windows/Mac

Addition of "Eye Sensor + LCD Image Display" in the View Mode

The update gives the “Eye Sensor + LCD Image Display” option in the View Mode that allows you to shoot through the viewfinder and check images on the LCD, just as you would with an SLR.

ON/OFF for 1/3-step shutter speed adjustment

The update allows you to turn off the Command Dial’s function to adjust shutter speed by 1/3 steps in order to prevent unintended adjustments.

Addition of "Shoot Without Card" mode

With the update, you can have the “Shoot Without Card” mode turned OFF so that the camera will not shoot when there is no SD card inserted.

Addition of "-6" and "-7" to EVF's brightness setting

The update will extend the “EVF Brightness” setting options to “-6” and “-7” so that, even in an extremely low-light condition, the brightness of the EVF does not distract you from shooting.

Support for " Instax SHARE SP-3"

Additionally, “Instax SHERE SP-3” has become compatible with this camera.

Ver.1.11

The firmware update Ver.1.11 from Ver.1.10 incorporates the following issues:

The phenomenon is fixed that in the MF mode, repeated halfway shutter pressing can shift the focus point under a specific exposure condition.

The upgrade will add compatibility for the newly developed FUJINON GF250mmF4 R LM OIS WR capabilities that include “Focus Preset”, “AF-L” and “AF-ON”.

The phenomenon is fixed that in the AF-S mode, repeated halfway shutter pressing can shift the focus point with SHUTTER AF setting OFF.

Ver.1.10

The firmware update Ver.1.10 from Ver.1.01 incorporates the following issues:
For detail about added and changed functions below, refer to “GFX 50S owner’s manual”.

GFX 50S Owner’s manual: English, 中文简, Multi

Tether shooting is available by wireless communication

* To use the Tether shooting by wireless communication, one of the PC application software below and additional setting are required. For detail of the setting, refer to the setting manual.

How to set
English(HTML)
Other(HTML)

<PC application software>
・Tether Shooting Plug-in PRO for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® Ver.1.6(*1)
・Tether Shooting Plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® Ver.1.6(*2)
・Tether Shooting Software HS-V5 for Windows® Ver.1.6 (*3)
・FUJIFILM X Acquire Ver.1.6 Installer(*4)

*1: You can purchase it from the Adobe Add-ons below.
Windows version
Mac version
* To use the software, you need to purchase Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 6/CC separately.
* To use the software by macOS Sierra, Lightroom 6.7(or newer) or Lightroom CC 2015.7 (or newer) is required.

*2: You can purchase it from the Adobe Add-ons below.
Windows version
Mac version
* To use the software, you need to purchase Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 6/CC separately.
* To use the software by macOS Sierra, Lightroom 6.7(or newer) or Lightroom CC 2015.7 (or newer) is required.

*3: You need to purchase Tether Shooting Software HS-V5 for Windows® Ver.1.6 and download the updater from the website below to upgrade it to the latest version.
Tethered Shooting Software HS-V5 for Windows® Ver.1.6 Updater
* For customers who purchased Tether Shooting Software HS-V5 for Windows®, we offer Tether Capture Plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® Ver.1.6 free of charge from the website below.
Tethered Capture Plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® Ver.1.6

*4: You need to download FUJIFILM X Acquire Ver.1.6 Installer from the website below to update it.
FUJIFILM X Acquire Ver.1.6 Installer

Operability improvement of exposure compensation

When EXPO. CMP. BUTTON SETTING in BUTTON/DIAL SETTING is ON/OFF SWITCH, the setting is held even after power off/on, mode change and removing/attaching a lens.

AF speed becomes faster for a relatively dark object.

Option for accessory is added in the function of firmware upgrade. This enables you to upgrade firmware for Shoe Mount Flash and so on.

Compatibility with GF23mmF4 R LM WR is added.

The phenomenon is fixed that communication can fail when a big capacity image is being transferred to a smartphone or a tablet from a memory card in the slot 2.

The phenomenon is fixed that setting can change when the setting of EVF COLOR in SCREEN SETTING is changed.

Ver.1.01

The firmware update Ver.1.01 from Ver.1.00 incorporates the following:

The phenomenon is fixed that in some cases the actual saturation of the EVF display is not changed even if the setting of the EVF COLOR in SCREEN SET-UP is changed. It occurs especially after EVF display is changed to LCD and then back to EVF.

Firmware Update Steps

  1. Check the firmware version.
  2. Prepare a formatted memory card.
  3. Download the firmware and copy it to the card.
  4. Put the memory card with the firmware in the camera and update it.
Detail of firmware update steps

Precaution

If firmware updating fails, the camera may no longer operate correctly in some cases. Carefully read the notes provided here*Always use the fully-charged battery when updating the firmware as a basic manner. Never turn the camera off or attempt to use any of the camera controls while the firmware is being overwritten.

  • You can update the firmware from old version directly to the latest one.
  • Firmware updating requires approximately 90 seconds.
  • Once the firmware has been updated, some data of the previous version cannot be restored.
  • Please check here if you encounter any problems.

Error messages and responses

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License Agreement

Please read this Agreement carefully before downloading this upgraded version software (“FIRMWARE”). By downloading FIRMWARE, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, you are not authorized to download FIRMWARE.

Article 1. License

FIRMWARE is the upgraded version of software that FUJIFILM Corporation. (“FUJI”) already distributed to you included with FUJI’s product(s) (“ORIGINAL FIRMWARE”). All copyrights and other proprietary rights to FIRMWARE are retained by FUJI, and nothing contained herein shall be construed, expressly or implicitly, as transferring or granting to you any right, license, or title unless otherwise explicitly granted under this Agreement.

Article 2. NO Warranty

FUJI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY FOR SOFTWARE. SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHT, PATENT, TRADE SECRET, OR ANY OTHER PROPRIETARY RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY. IN NO EVENT SHALL FUJI BE LIABLE FOR ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE SOFTWARE.

Article 3. Restrictions

You shall not, or shall not have any third party, reverse-engineer, decompile, or disassemble FIRMWARE.

DownloadFile name: GXUP0001.DAT

Caution

*Make sure there isn’t any file with the same name in the destination of the firmware to save. If there is a file with the same name, the browser may automatically alter the name of the firmware like the name and (1). A camera will not recognize the firmware correctly with an altered name like that.

Firmware compatibility table

  • Please use your camera and lens with the latest version of firmware. If you don’t use them with the latest version, you may not enjoy their full performance. Check the compatibility table below.
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