Firmware Notice: EOS R5 Firmware Version 1.9.0

Firmware Version 1.9.0 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:

  1. Adds support for the "Peripheral Coordinated Control.” Peripheral Coordinated Control is now always performed when a compatible lens is attached (there is no need to set it on the menu screen).
    * Peripheral Coordinated Control is a function that reduces changes in distortion around the periphery of the image caused by camera shake, which tends to occur with wide-angle lenses.
  2. Adds the ability to erase voice memos added to images and to add voice memos to protected images.
  3. Adds enhanced security when transferring images via FTPS transfer.
  4. Adds support for the Software Development Assistance Kit (EDSDK/CCAPI).
  5. Fixes an issue, in which, after touchscreen operation, in rare circumstances, the camera operations cannot be performed, and even if the camera is operated, [BUSY] appears on the screen.
  6. Fixes minor issues.

Firmware Version 1.9.0 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.8.1.If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.9.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.


Download Firmware Version 1.9.0 for the EOS R5.

To help obtain optimal performance of this camera, we recommend that you download and install the most recent versions of Canon software and the EOS R5 Advanced User Guide (PDF).

Visit the Canon Developer Community for more information on the SDK.

If you have not already done so, please register the EOS R5. By registering, we will be able to notify you via email about future announcements.

This information is for residents of the United States and its five territories only. If you do not reside in the USA or its five territories, please contact the Canon Customer Support Center in your region.

Thank you,
Customer Support Operations
Canon U.S.A., Inc.

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