7D Firmware Update Just Around The Corner

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In an effort to show that Canon takes good care of all their products, they announced today that the long awaited 7D firmware update will be coming this August.

The update includes a number of fixes, including a few that bring some functions of the new 5D Mark III to its older brother. Some of the changes include:

  • Increasing the maximum number of burst images taken in the RAW file format from 15i frames to 25ii frames.
  • Adding the ability to process RAW image files directly in the camera and
  • Giving the option to set a maximum ISO setting in ISO Auto mode.
  • Adding the ability to adjust up to 64 audio levels manually prior to recording video,
  • Adding a new submenu that allows file name editing
  • Providing compatibility with Canon’s new GPS Receiver GP-E2.
  • Re-sizing JPEG image files in-camera

There are a few more in the press release, which you can check out for more detail at

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