Sony a9 II and a7 III Firmware Updates now Available

The new firmware update version 3.00 for Sony a9 II and firmware update version 4.00 for Sony a7 III are now available for download.

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Sony a9 II Firmware Version 3.00

Benefits and Improvements

IMPORTANT: When you update to this version, the camera settings will be reinitialized. Because of this, we recommend that you save the current settings before updating. You can use the Save/Load Settings function to save the current settings to a memory card and write them back after the update.

  • Adds the Crop function to allow you to crop a recorded still image
  • Adds the Forced File NoReset option in the File/Folder Settings (still image) menu to allow you to reset the still image file number and create a new folder
  • Other improvements
    • It is improved the phenomenon that some functions are not registered correctly in the Function menu
    • Improves the overall stability of the camera

Sony a7 III Firmware Version 4.00

Benefits and Improvements

IMPORTANT: When you update to this version, FTP transfer setting will be initialized. Please reconfigure after the update.

  • Adds new features of FTP transfer
    • Allows you to transfer still images during shoot and playback operations.
    • Adds the following FTP transfer functions:
      • Allows you to narrow down the transfer target, such as protected images or non-transferred images, and transfer the images together as a batch.
      • Allows you to transfer only the image being played back by pressing the custom key.
      • Allows you to transfer all images automatically while shooting.
      • Allows you to select the setting to transfer both RAW file and JPEG taken in RAW+JPEG format to an FTP server.
    • Update the destination folder configuration.
      • Allows you to register up to nine FTP servers. (Previous was up to 3)
      • Allows you to change the destination folder configuration on the FTP server:
        • Save image data directly under the folder that you choose.
        • Register the media card slot number in the folder configuration.
        • Register the folder configuration same as your camera.
      • Improved operability of FTP transfer function.
        • Allows you to set items under Server Setting by using the smartphone application Transfer & Tagging add-on.
  • Improves the overall stability of the camera.

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