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Canon has released a firmware update for the XF305 / XF300 Professional Camcorder.
XF305 Professional Camcorder
XF300 Professional Camcorder
Firmware Version 22.214.171.124 incorporates the following improvements:
1. Adds the 1440 x 1080 35Mbps setting to the camcorder’s recording modes.
2. Displays the Korean language
information on this improvement, please visit the Canon website to download the
latest version of the instruction manual for the
XF305 / XF300.
Firmware Version 126.96.36.199 is for camcorders with Firmware Version 188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206. If the camcorder's firmware is already Version 220.127.116.11, 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.
Please update the bundled Canon XF Utility application to Version 1.3 so that video clips that are recorded with Firmware Version 18.104.22.168 can be correctly recognized by the application. The following updaters have already been released.
Canon XF Utility 1.3 updater for Windows
Canon XF Utility 1.3 updater for Mac OS X
The new Firmware Version 22.214.171.124 for the XF305 can be downloaded by clicking here. Firmware Version 126.96.36.199 for the XF300 can be downloaded by clicking here.
NOTE: Once on the "Drivers & Software" tab please choose operating system and version. Then expand the Firmware section and click on the firmware file name to access the details page. Choose "I Agree - Begin Download" button to start the download.
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. Please register your XF305 or XF300. By registering, we will be able to notify you via email when future firmware updates become available for download. If you already registered, please ensure you are opted-in to receive the notification.
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