Blackmagic Camera Update 2.0


Blackmagic Camera Software Update 2.0 is ready to download from their support page.

It covers Blackmagic URSA, Studio Camera 4K, Studio Camera, Pocket Cinema Camera, and Cinema Camera.

Blackmagic Camera Utility 2.0 includes:

Blackmagic URSA
Adds support for Apple ProRes 444 recording in 4K and HD

Blackmagic Studio Camera 4K
Performance improvements for optical fiber output

Blackmagic Studio Camera
Fixes an issue where the overlays settings are not remembered after turning off camera

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera
Fixes an issue where dropped frames are occurring during ProRes LT and Proxy recording

Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Performance enhancements and improvements

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K
No changes

Minimum system requirements for Mac OS X:

  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Thunderbolt port for UltraScope and Media Express when using Blackmagic Cinema
  • Camera or Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

Minimum system requirements for Windows

  • Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit
  • A suitable USB 2.0 port
  • A suitable Thunderbolt port when using Blackmagic Cinema Camera or Blackmagic Production Camera 4K

Before installing the software, Blackmagic recommends  running “Uninstall Camera Utility” first. Be sure that the camera is plugged into mains power before running the software update.

After loading the software on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera EF or MFT, there may be a slight flickering on the built-in LCD screen. This is normal. The flickering will go away after a few minutes of operation.

The Blackmagic Camera Installer package installs:

Blackmagic Camera Utility
Blackmagic Media Express
Blackmagic UltraScope
Blackmagic Disk Speed Test


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