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Firmware upgrade for WFT-E7

Canon Wireless Transmitter WFT-E7 has a firmware update available.

Version 1.4.0 adds support for the EOS R.

You can download the firmware here:
Firmware 1.4.0 for WFT-E7A

Up to £300 cashback in Canon winter promotion

You can claim cashback when purchasing selected Canon products between 18 October 2018 and 17 January 2019 from participating UK retailers. Claims must be submitted by 28 February 2019. Products in the promotion include:

Digital single-lens reflex
EOS 77D – £85 cashback
EOS 800D – £50 cashback
EOS 200D – £50 cashback
EOS 2000D – £50 cashback

EOS M6 – £50 cashback
EOS M50 – £70 cashback

DSLR lenses & accessories
EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM – £300 cashback
EF 24-70mm f4L IS USM – £175 cashback
EF 24-105mm f4L IS II USM – £110 cashback
EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS II USM – £100 cashback
EF 85mm f1.4L IS USM – £100 cashback
EF-S 17-55mm f2.8 IS USM – £100 cashback
EF-S 35mm f2.8 Macro IS STM – £45 cashback
Speedlite 430 EX III – £60 cashback

PIXMA TS6250 – £20 cashback
PIXMA TS6251 – £20 cashback
PIXMA TS8250 – £30 cashback
PIXMA TS8251 – £30 cashback
PIXMA TS8252 – £30 cashback

Full details are at:

Adobe Camera Raw supports .cr3 files

Adobe Camera Raw Version 11.0 includes support for .cr3 raw files from the EOS R.

Support for the .cr3 raw files from the EOS M50 was added in version 10.3.

If you are subscribed to Adobe Creative Cloud, you will be able to upgrade Camera Raw from your apps menu.

Japanese consumers love the EOS M50

The EOS M50 was the top-selling digital single-lens camera twice in Japan in September 2018.

Why twice? Because the white version of the camera came top of the ranking complied by BCN (formerly Business Computer News), up from 5th the previous month. And the black version of the camera ranked third, up from 7th the previous month. In both cases it was the double zoom kit which sold.

What came second? The EOS 800D, which was also second the previous month.

Canon DPP Express available for iPads

Canon Digital Photo Professional Express is now available for use with Apple iPads. You can download it from the Apple iTunes store at:

The software is compatible with .cr3 RAW files from the EOS R and M50 and JPEG files. It is not compatible with .cr2, .crw or video file formats.

Compatible devices are the iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad (5th generation or later) and iPad Mini 4. The iPads require 2GB or more of RAM and iOS 11 or later.

The download is free.

DPP v.4.9.20 supports EOS R files

Canon has updated its Digital Photo Professional software to work with the EOS R and new lenses.

Version 4.9.20 supports EOS R image files - RAW, CRAW(compact RAW) and DPRAW (dual pixel RAW). It also adds support for RAW and DPRAW files from the EOS 5D Mark IV.

The following new lenses are supported:
•  RF 24-105mm f4L IS USM
•  RF 28-70mm f2L USM
•  RF 50mm f1.2L USM
•  RF 35mm f1.8 Macro IS STM
•  EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS III USM
•  EF 400mm f2.8L IS III USM
•  EF 600mm f4L IS III USM
•  EF-M 32mm f1.4 STM

Th software can be downloaded at: