Firmware Update 2.0

Enhanced performance

Leica Q (Typ 116), black
Leica Q (Typ 116), black Q Titanium gray lacquered

Improved features and functionality for maximum quality

Everything we do is driven by your passion for photography. We provide regular firmware updates to ensure that you can look forward to continued enjoyment of your camera. Improve the performance of your Leica Q and enjoy the benefits of the numerous new features and functions with firmware update 2.0: DNG file format can now be selected as a separate mode, new autofocus functions have been added, camera handling has been improved in many areas and EVF mode has been optimized. We have also included an extended programming option for the thumb wheel control, and the ability to deactivate the video recording button in still picture mode. Get the absolute best from your Leica Q – download firmware update 2.0 today.

Optimized functions in detail

Focus on DNG

Thanks to a separate DNG mode

Firmware update 2.0 now makes it possible to shoot DNG RAW files separately, rather than in combination with JPG files. The benefits for you: save space on your memory card and you no longer need to delete unwanted JPG files. JPG mode and the combined JPG-DNG mode are still available for whenever you need them.

More creative freedom

Thanks to a three-fold optimization of the autofocus function

The 1-field autofocus metering area can now be selected in three different sizes: small, medium and large. However, AF point movement in digital zoom mode for focal lengths of 35 and 50 mm has now been limited, to avoid focusing on objects outside the zoom range. The Face Detection function has also been optimized: as soon as a face is detected, AF now automatically reverts to multi-field autofocus mode.

Improved user-friendliness

Thanks to an expanded EVF mode

Simplified navigation makes it possible to shoot even faster. That is the reason for the optimization of the camera’s EVF mode: pressing the menu or play button now allows the photographer to switch straight to menu control or picture review on the LCD screen.

Download Firmware Update 2.0

Just a couple of clicks are all you need to download the Leica Q firmware update 2.0. The instructions provided with the firmware update will guide you safely through the installation process.

Firmware Leica Q (Typ 116) - Vers. 2.0

Date: 07/2016 Format: FW (49.18 MB)

Installation instructions for the Leica Q (Typ 116) - Firmware 2.0 (US)

Date: 07/2016 Format: PDF (41.60 kB)
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