Canon Firmware Updates

Canon: New Firmware Version for XF205 / XF200 Camcorders is Available at No Cost: New Features Include IP Streaming, Slow & Fast Motion Recording, Improved Zoom Operation

The following video presents Canon XF200/205 Camcorder Tutorial Series: Camera Optics:

Join Jem Schofield in this tutorial series for Canon’s XF200 and XF205 Professional Camcorders.

In this episode, Jem discusses the optics of the camera including the optical/digital zoom, autofocus modes and powered image stabilization.

Canon XF205

Canon XF205

Canon XF200

Canon XF200

This is an update to the previous blog, Canon Firmware Upgrades at No Charge for XF205 and XF200: Available in Mid-April for Image-quality Setting & Late-June 2015 for IP Video Streaming.

Product Advisories

Original Posting Date: June 29, 2015

Firmware Version incorporates the following additions and improvements:

  1. IP streaming has been added, which is an image (video) transmission method.
  2. Slow and fast motion recording function has been added for the MP4 format.
  3. Improved zoom operation when using the Browser Remote application.
  4. Improved the user interface to simplify configuration of the camcorder network settings.

Firmware Version is for XF205 camcorders with Firmware Version 1.0.0.xx – 1.0.2.xx. If your camcorder’s firmware is already Version 1.0.3.xx, it is not necessary to update the firmware. Once the camcorder is updated to the latest version, it cannot be restored to a previous version.

For further information, please refer to the latest version of the unit’s Instruction Manual that is released with the firmware update.

Download Firmware Version for the XF205.
Download Firmware Version for the XF200.

If you have not already done so, Please register your Canon XF205 or your Canon XF200. By registering, we will be able to notify you via email about future announcements.

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

Thank you for using Canon products.

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