Firmware updates have been announced for the Sony A7 III and Sony A9 II.
The Sony A7 III gets a new FTP transfer options while the A9 II gains the ability for images to be cropped in-camera.
Here’s the detail of the update for the Sony A7 III:
- Adds new features of FTP transfer
- Allows you to transfer still images during shoot and playback operations.
- Adds the following FTP transfer functions:
- Allows you to narrow down the transfer target, such as protected images or non-transferred images, and transfer the images together as a batch.
- Allows you to transfer only the image being played back by pressing the custom key.
- Allows you to transfer all images automatically while shooting.
- Allows you to select the setting to transfer both raw file and Jpeg taken in RAW+JPEG format to an FTP server.
- Update the destination folder configuration.
- Allows you to register up to nine FTP servers. (Previous was up to 3)
- Allows you to change the destination folder configuration on the FTP server:
- Save image data directly under the folder that you choose.
- Register the media card slot number in the folder configuration.
- Register the folder configuration same as your camera.
- Improved operability of FTP transfer function.
- Allows you to set items under Server Setting by using the smartphone application Transfer & Tagging add-on.
- Improves the overall stability of the camera.
Follow the link to download the Sony A7 III firmware update
The improvements for Sony A9 II are as follows:
- Adds the Crop function to allow you to crop a recorded still image
- Adds the Forced File No. Reset option in the File/Folder Settings (still image) menu to allow you to reset the still image file number and create a new folder
- Has improved the case where some functions are not registered correctly in the Function menu
- Improves the overall stability of the camera
Follow the link to download the Sony A9 II firmware update