Panasonic Announces Firmware Update for DMC-GH2 and PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.0 BD Edition

Panasonic has announced a firmware update for the DMC-GH2 LUMIX G Micro System camera and for the PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.0 BD Edition software bundled with the DMC-GH2.

The new firmware is available worldwide and can be downloaded here

The following functions will be available with the new firmware:


  • New video mode which is suitable for editing video recorded at a high bit rate (24Mbps)
  • New functions with Power Zoom Lens ([DISP FOCAL LENGTH (Display of Focal Length)], [STEP ZOOM], [ZOOM RESUME], [ZOOM SPEED] and [ZOOM RING])1
  • Full area enlargement of AF area setting
  • Improvement in the speed of consecutive shooting when shot with auto bracket
  • Increased number of recordable images in consecutive shooting
  • [EX.TELE CONV. (Extra Tele Conversion)] can be set ON/OFF separately in photo or video recording
  • More accurate light adjustment of built-in flash
  • Improvement in the AF performance in video recording
  • Synchronization of alarm volume for low battery with [BEEP VOLUME]
  • New [HALF-PRESS RELEASE] function
  • Improved NR(Noise Reduction) in high sensitivity shooting
  • ON/OFF control of the touch-screen

For PHOTOfunSTUDIO 6.0 BD Edition

  • Compatible with new video mode added with the GH2 firmware update mentioned above

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  • GH2 filmmakers most of whom are also photographers are sick of being in canons 5D shadow, Give us 25p, a higher bit rate, is AVCHD 2.0 an option for higher bit rate? also 60p at 1080? give us something in a firmware update PLEASE, we need it.