Firmware Update 3.0

Enhanced performance

Leica Q (Typ 116), black
Leica Q (Typ 116), black Leica Q (Typ 116), silver anodized

Improved features and functionality

for maximum performance

Everything we do is driven by your passion for photography. We provide regular firmware updates to ensure that you can look forward to enduring enjoyment of your camera.

Improve the performance of your Leica Q and see the benefits of the numerous new features and functions with firmware update 3.0.

The camera handling has been improved in many areas, and the processing speed of DNG files in the camera has been increased. One example of a new Leica Q feature is the option for automatic activation of Optical Image Stabilization, where the camera will automatically engage OIS at shutter speeds of 1/60th of a second and slower. Additionally, users can now save and customize a Favorites Menu, and even more options can now be selected for programming the multi-function button.

Get the absolute best from your Leica Q – download firmware update 3.0 today!

Optimized Functions and Features in Detail

Firmware Update 3.0
Favorites Menu Users can now enter and save up to 15 settings for faster access in a Favorites Menu.
Power Saving Mode option The camera can now be set to switch to Stand-By Mode after 10 seconds.
Extended functions for the Fn button Even more options can now be selected for use with the multi-function button.
User Profiles Custom User Profiles can now be imported from and exported to a memory card.
Optional ‘Auto’ setting for OIS This setting enables automatic activation of optical image stabilization at shutter speeds of 1/60 s and slower.
EVF/LCD setting options This menu item can now be assigned to the Fn button.
Settings for the electronic shutter The electronic shutter now the option be set to always on.
DNG files The processing speed of DNG files in the camera has been increased.
Autofocus metering fields The last AF metering field used is now maintained when switching the camera off and on again.
Self-timer Self timer settings are kept when camera powers off automatically
Exposure preview deactivation option Exposure preview can now be deactivated in manual mode (especially useful when shooting in the studio with flash systems, underexposed settings or in dark environments).

Download Firmware Update 3.0!

Just a couple of clicks are all you need to download the Leica Q firmware update 3.0. The instructions provided with the firmware update will guide you safely through the installation process.

Firmware Leica Q (Typ 116) - Vers. 3.0

Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian
Date: 06/2018 Format: FW (49.18 MB)

Installation instructions for the Leica Q (Typ 116) - Firmware 3.0 (US)

Date: 06/2018 Format: PDF (51.39 kB)