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DMC-TZ4/TZ5 Firmware update service

About downloading service

Dear Customers,
We would like to thank you for purchasing Panasonic DMC-TZ4/TZ5.
From this site, you'll be able to easily download the latest firmware to enhance the product's performance.

Update Contents

Model Number DMC-TZ4 / TZ5
Update Version Ver 1.2
Update File Name/

For Windows:
TZ4_V12.exe / 1,918,680 bytes (After self-extract, TZ4_a.bin)
TZ5_V12.exe / 1,973,119 bytes (After self-extract, TZ5_a.bin)

For Macintosh: / 1,943,290 bytes (After self-extract, TZ4_a.bin) / 2,000,270 bytes (After self-extract, TZ5_a.bin)

Update Date 2008/6/23


Date/Version Description
Ver 1.2
  1. Improved auto focus performance.

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 Procedures

STEP 1: Reading the current firmware version.

Panasonic recommends that you update the firmware in your camera if either of the following conditions exists:
A: If the firmware version is not displayed on the LCD using the following procedure, please update firmware.
B: 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 1.2.
  1. An SD Memory Card must include one picture file at least. Otherwise the firmware upgrade will not be implemented.
  2. Set the camera's power switch to ON.
  3. Set Playback/Recording switch to playback mode.
  4. Press the button , while holding down the [E.ZOOM] button .
    The screen shows ( )
    VER: 1.1 ----- Camera Firmware version
  5. Set the power switch to OFF, after checking this.

Downloading of files requires your agreement with the [software agreement]. You may proceed to the next step only once you have agreed.

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.