Olympus Released Firmware Update 2.0 for OM-D E-M1 Camera

Olympus released a new firmware update for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 micro four thirds system mirrorless camera.

Firmware version 2.0 for E-M1 is now available for download by using the Olympus Digital Camera Updater.This is the fourth firmware update for the high-end OM-D E-M1 mirrorless camera.

The new firmware arrived with the newly announced silver version E-M1 and now available for all Olympus E-M1 users. More details can be seen below.

Olympus Released Firmware Update 2.0 for OM-D E-M1 Camera


8 new functions have been added:

  • Keystone Compensation (Digital Shift)
  • Tethered Shooting System (OLYMPUS capture)
  • Live Composite photography
  • Zoom In/Out and Layout have been added to Photo Story. Save (complete partway through), Temporary Save, and Resume functions have been added to Photo Story mode.
  • Vintage and Partial color have been added to art filter.
  • Old film effect has been added to movie effect.
  • The Aperture Lock function has been added to Aperture Preview.
  • The Panning Shot Shooting mode has been added to SCN mode.

16 operability improvements:

  • Image display time lag: 16 msec (when frame rate setting is high)
  • Multiple simultaneous settings are now available in Live Guide.
  • Exposure compensation (±3 EV) is now available in HDR 1/HDR2 shooting.
  • A function was added to cancel Color Creator and return to the original Picture Mode by pressing the MENU button when using Color Creator function.
  • Even when Art Filter is set for the Picture Mode in movie shooting, the Movie Tele-converter can now be used.
  • AF function for each frame was added to Custom Self Timer. In Drive Mode’s Custom Self Timer settings, you can now press the INFO button to change settings.
  • MF Assist is now supported in magnified frame position.
  • 3x has been added to high resolution magnified Live View.
  • The Peaking display frame rate has been improved.
  • Electronic zoom speed setting function was added. An icon appears on the LCD monitor when using the Olympus zoom lens.
  • When the arrow pad is set to Direct function, the Underwater/Underwater macro functions can be used with the left and down button on the arrow pad.
  • Double tap is now supported in touch operations on the Super Control Panel.
  • The level gauge and histogram can now be displayed during magnified frame display. The Touch Off icon was added to magnified frame display.
  • A function was added so that shooting information recorded in HDR1/HDR2 can be viewed in the playback screen. Information on composited number of shots for images recorded with Live Composite was added.
  • Short-cut access is now supported for Live Composite, Live Bulb, and Live Time setting menus.
  • When the BKT button is pressed for seconds, the BKT menu now appears.


  • OI.Share version 2.4 is supported.

How to update Olympus E-M1 Firmware version 2.0, please refer to Olympus Support page