Sony Releases a7S III Firmware Update 3.01

Published: May 15, 2024

Sony releases a7S III Firmware Update 3.01 with ISO and network connectivity bug fixes.

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Read this section before downloading the file.

Save your settings:
After updating to this version, the camera settings will be reset to the default values.
Note: Since this update adds functions and major specification changes, the camera settings will be initialized as part of the update process. We recommended you make note of all the camera settings before proceeding. Even if you have saved the settings using the various save features available (such as Save /Load Settings and Save/Load FTP Settings) the settings before Ver. 3.01 cannot be loaded after the update.

Switching from Imaging Edge Mobile to Creators’ App:
If you’re using the Imaging Edge Mobile app, please be aware that updated cameras will no longer be able to connect to the Imaging Edge Mobile app. After updating your camera, install the Creators’ App.
Please make sure the Imaging Edge Mobile app is Ver. 7.7.2 or later in order to pair the camera with the Creators’ App.

If the Imaging Edge Mobile app is not Ver. 7.7.2 or later, update it before trying to pair the camera with the Creators’ App. For instructions on installing and connecting the Creators’ App, please refer to Migrating from Imaging Edge Mobile app to Creators’ App.
Additionally, the NFC one-touch connection function used up to Ver. 2.11 of the camera will no longer be available.

Benefits and Improvements

Fixes the following issues with the ISO value:
• The ISO value is displayed incorrectly when outputting a RAW video to a RAW-compatible device connected via an HDMI cable
• The upper and lower limit setting ranges are incorrect when the ISO value is set to Auto
Fixes an issue where the camera may not be able to connect to the network
Improves the operational stability of the camera

Previous Benefits and Improvements

[All Previous Benefits and Improvements are also included in this Update]

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System Requirements

The latest version of the system software update is compatible with the following Macintosh versions:
MacOS 12, 13, 14

Computer Hardware

The latest version of the system software update is compatible with the following hardware:
• Hard drive space: 1.4 GB or more
• RAM: 1.4 GB or more

Download the Sony Camera Driver:

Visit the Sony Camera Driver download page and download the Sony Camera Driver
Click the Download button.
After reading the disclaimer, click Download.
Save the file to the desktop of your computer (recommended).

How to download the Updater:

Click the Download button above.
After reading the disclaimer, click Download.
Note: The Update_ILCE7SM3V301.dmg file will start downloading.
Save the file to the desktop of your computer (recommended).
File Size: 1.39 GB (1 386 312 807 bytes)

How to Install the Sony Camera Driver

Close all programs currently running on your computer.
Double-click the Camera_Driver_2110a.dmg file you downloaded. Do not connect the camera at this point.
Note: If you have already connected the camera to your computer, disconnect it before following the procedure.
The Sony Camera Driver Installer will expand.
Double-click the SonyCameraDriver.pkg icon.
The installer screen will open. Proceed as instructed.

Before Updating Firmware Please Read:

Bulletproof Guide to Sony Camera Firmware Updates

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