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DMC-GH4 Firmware Update

DMC-GH4 Firmware Update

Panasonic offers firmware update program for DMC-GH4 to enhance the performance and usability.

FIRMWARE VERSION 2.5

Post Focus

[Post Focus] is added. This function enables users to set the focus point after shooting and save as a separate photo.

4K PHOTO MODE

Three 4K PHOTO modes: [4K Burst] [4K Burst Start/Stop] [4K Pre-Burst] are added to help users capture the unmissable moments and users can choose a best shot with easy, intuitive touch-control operation after shooting.

Burst Shooting with an External Flash

Consecutive shooting with flash burst is available when Panasonic External Flash DMW-FL580L / DMW-FL360L is attached.

Google Drive Free 100GB Storage

Free 100GB storage on Google Drive is offered to LUMIX GH4 users (2 years)*. It can be used for photo/video data saving and accessed through multiple devices such as camera, PC, smartphone/tablet.
*Users need to register to LUMIX CLUB to get the ID in advance and activate the account service by 30 September 2016.

Performance Improvement

[AF-ON] function can be used during video recording.
-The accuracy of digital red eye correction in the RAW development is improved.
-The time lag of stop signal transmission through HDMI is adjusted to make the length of the recorded contents same either on the SD Memory Card or on the external recorder via HDMI.

FIRMWARE VERSION 2.4

Activation Function for V-Log L

Activation function is added in the menu which enables the camera to comply with V-Log L function by using Upgrade Software Key DMW-SFU1 (sold separately).
To activate this function, follow the Installation Guide bundled in the Upgrade Software key DMW-SFU1.
▶▶▶Click here for more information on V-Log L

Performance Improvement

Recording can be suspended or stopped with a press of Fn1 button in [Time Lapse Shot] despite the length of shooting interval.

DMC-GH4 Firmware Update

Anamorphic Mode (4:3)

[Anamorphic(4:3)] mode is available which optimizes the settings for 3328x2496 video recording with a 4:3 anamorphic lens.
*To convert the footage to a cinemascope aspect for playback, corresponding software and device are required.

Shutter Speed 1/16000 Sec

1/16000 sec shutter speed can be selected manually when using [Electronic Shutter].

Performance Improvement

-Date information is correctly succeeded when importing video recorded in Rec Format AVCHD to the editing software.

DMC-GH4 Firmware Update

Time Code HDMI Output

Time code can be embedded to the HDMI output signal.
Selectable in Motion Picture menu : [Time Code]>[HDMI Time Code Output]
* Available when DMC-GH4 or DMW-YAGH are connected with the products of ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd. or the products complying with the extended specifications of ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd..

RSS Signal HDMI Output

RSS (Recording Start/Stop) signal can be embedded to the HDMI output signal.
Selectable in Motion Picture menu : [HDMI Rec Output]>[HDMI Recording Control]
* Available when DMC-GH4 or DMW-YAGH are connected with the products of ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd. or the products complying with the extended specifications of ATOMOS Global Pty. Ltd..

HD Native HDMI Output

HD at 30p/25p native output via HDMI is available while recording video in FHD at 30p/25p.
Selectable in Motion Picture menu :[HDMI Rec Output]>[1080/30p Set.] or [1080/25p Set.]

Performance Improvement

-Playback performance of recorded 4K video is improved.
-[Time Lapse Shot] Program is fixed to start recording at the designated time even when [Daylight Savings] is set.

DMC-GH4 Firmware Update

[4K PHOTO] Mode

[4K PHOTO] has been added to the [Motion Picture] menu. [4K PHOTO] allows you to easily record 4K motion pictures suitable for creating pictures. You can customise the motion pictures aspect ratio for pictures to be created. This function also provides [Loop Recording], which continuously records a motion picture by saving only its last part. [Loop Recording] ensures that you capture important moments. Created pictures will be saved with recording information, such as shutter speed, aperture value and ISO sensitivity.
•This function is available only when the camera is set to Creative Video Mode.
•[4K PHOTO] is not available when the [System Frequency] is set to [24.00 Hz (CINEMA)].

[4K PHOTO] Mode

4K/23.98p/100Mbps for MP4

4K/23.98p/100Mbps mode is added in MP4 video recording.

Improved Usability

The upper limit of the ISO sensitivity can be set in the menu of ISO sensitivity setting and emission amount of flash light can be adjusted in the menu of exposure compensation.

Improved Performance

-Focusing performance of 1-area AF in video recording is improved.
-Tracking performance of tracking AF when used with the interchangeable lens H-FS14140 is improved.
-Remote shooting via USB tethering is available by using PC software "USB Tether" supplied by Promote Systems.
* For more information on Promote Systems,please visit: http://www.promotesystems.com/

DMC-GH4 Firmware Update

Improved Performance

Improved the reliability of video recording performance.

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