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Canon issues firmware v1.1.3 for EOS 5D Mark III, DPP 3.11.31  
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | by Rob Galbraith
Canon has issued firmware v1.1.3 for the EOS 5D Mark III, which adds support for the EF 40mm f/2.8 STM and fixes bugs related to Auto Lighting Optimizer, the rear LCD and the use of certain supertelephoto lenses with teleconverters attached. Various language mistakes in the camera's menus have also been corrected. Digital Photo Professional (DPP) 3.11.31 for Mac and Windows tackles minor bugs while also adding support for the EOS Rebel T4i/650D and EOS 60Da.

Firmware v1.1.3 for the EOS 5D Mark III

The list of stated changes is as follows:

Firmware Version 1.1.3 incorporates the following improvements and fixes.
1. Supports the single focal length EF40mm f/2.8 STM lens that is to be released at the end of June, 2012.
2. Fixes a phenomenon in which an image may become underexposed  when using the Auto Lighting Optimizer for continuous Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) shooting.
3. Fixes a phenomenon in which  the backlight of the LCD monitor may not turn off depending on the camera settings and timing.
4. Fixes a phenomenon in which the camera's power may not turn on  when a super-telephoto lens*1) is mounted to the camera with an extender*2).
 *1) EF 300mm F2.8L IS II USM / EF 400mm F2.8L IS II USM
 *2) Extender EF 1.4X III / Extender EF 2X III
5. Corrects mistakes in the Dutch, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, and Swedish menu screens.

The new firmware is available from the Drivers & Software section of the 5D Mark III product page on the Canon USA website.

DPP 3.11.31

The new version of Canon's RAW converter incorporates the following:

- Supports images taken with EOS Kiss X6i / EOS REBEL T4i / EOS 650D, EOS 60Da.
- Supports new lens (EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM).
- Fixed a phenomenon where the camera's serial number that is displayed in the shooting information of the image is not displayed correctly for some of the EOS 60D.
- Fixed a phenomenon where the buttons for HDR tool cannot be displayed under specific settings of the display.
- Fixed a phenomenon where check mark or rating that is set using Quick Check Tool may not be displayed correctly.

The Mac and Windows updaters for DPP are available from the Drivers & Software section of the 5D Mark III product page on the Canon USA website. To install the update, you must have an existing copy of DPP or RAW Image Task already present on your system, or one of Canon's digital camera software CDs must be mounted.
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