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DMC-LX5 Firmware update service

About downloading service

Dear Customers,
We would like to thank you for purchasing Panasonic DMC-LX5.
From this site, you'll be able to easily download the latest firmware to enhance the product's performance.

Update Contents

Model Number DMC-LX5
Update Version Ver 2.0
Update File Name/

For Windows:
LX5__V20.exe / 16,354,464 bytes (After self-extract, LX5__V20.bin)

For Macintosh: / 16,256,665 bytes (After self-extract, LX5__V20.bin)

Update Date 2011/09/13


Date/Version Description
Ver 2.0
  1. Auto Focus speed-up.
  2. [HIGH ISO NR] has been added to the [REC] menu.
  3. Improved auto white balance performance.
  4. [ACTIVE MODE] has been added to the [MOTION PICTURE] menu.
  5. The AF/AE Lock operated by half-pressing the shutter button has been improved.
  6. When [MF] is set, you can make fine adjustments to the focus using a simpler operation than before.
  7. The position and size of the AF area you have set are now stored.
  8. The upper limit of the shutter speed in Manual Exposure Mode has been raised. (Max 250 seconds approximately)
  9. [MINIATURE EFFECT] has been added to My Colour Mode.
  10. [MONITOR] / [VIEWFINDER] has been added to the [SETUP] menu.

External SiteAbout the Upgrade of the DMC-LX5 Firmware
External SitePHOTOfunSTUDIO 5.0 HD Edition Update Program

Firmware Update Procedures (Overview)

  • STEP 1. Check the current version of firmware used by your camera.
  • STEP 2. Download an updated version of the firmware and double click the downloaded file to decompress it.
  • STEP 3. Copy the firmware file onto an SD Memory Card.
  • STEP 4. Install the firmware update.
  • Please do not turn off your camera, or do not remove the SD Memory Card while updating your camera's firmware.
    Doing so can cause serious damage to your camera.
  • If the camera malfunctions after the firmware updating, please contact the dealer where you purchased the camera or the Global Service Center Network.

Actual installation steps

STEP 1: Reading the current firmware version.
  Panasonic recommends that you update the firmware in your camera if either of the following conditions exists:
  If the firmware version indicated is older than the version being offered, please update firmware.
The firmware update is not necessary if the current firmware version on your camera is Version 2.0.

1.Turn the camera on.

  • (A) [MENU/SET] button


2.Set the mode dial to []


3.Press [MENU/SET] to display the menu.

  • You can switch menu screens from any menu item by rotating the zoom lever.

4.Press [] .


5.Press [] to select the [SETUP] menu icon [].

  6.Press [].
  • Select [VERSION DISP.] menu and set it.

    It is possible to check whitch version of firmware is on the camera.

License Agreement

Download of any file for Panasonic firmware update requires your agreement with the software agreement. You may proceed to the next step only once you have agreed. Please make sure to confirm all terms and conditions in advance to proceed to download.


Please choose the button after reading License Agreement sentence.