Leica M Firmware Update

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Leica made a fairly extensive update of the Leica M (Type 240) camera firmware. Included in the update are:

  • Better lens ID in the EXIF data
  • Live View is now possible with all lenses
  • The video record button can be disabled via a menu setting
  • Horizon indicator is available in Live View
  • New Exposure Simulation function allows Live View to simulate scene brightness or adjust for best visibility (auto adjust)
  • Auto ISO has been improved so that all Auto ISO options are visible when pressing the ISO button; focal length adjustment to avoid camera shake is supported at 1x, 2x, and 4x; Auto ISO in Manual exposure mode is allowed
  • Crop marks for 3:4, 6:7, 1:1, and 16:9 aspect ratios can be displayed in Live View
  • Korean is now a supported language
  • Video recording now uses a shutter speed of 1/25 instead of 1/24
  • Exposure bracketing settings are saved when camera is turned off
  • Direct exposure compensation via dial can be turned on
  • Focus peaking can be set in four different colors
  • GPS location data is now compatible with Lightroom, and last known position deletes after five minutes, not 24 hours
  • Several bug fixes involving Live View were made, as well as one with the sensor cleaning function

Leica Firmware Download page

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