Sony Releases a9 Firmware Update 2.00


Sony has released major Firmware Update 2.00 for Sony a9 to improve AF performance, over-heating warning accuracy, camera stability, and assign a Custom Key to protect images.

This Update (version 2.00) Provides the Following Benefits:

Enhancements for Continuous AF performance:

    Enhanced performance of continuous auto focus on moving subjects
    Enhanced stability of the AF-C when zooming

Added functions for Professional Sports/News Photographers:

    Adds the function to assign Protecting images to custom Key
    Adds the function to transfer (FTP) protected files at once
    Note: Only for images protected using version 2.00 or higher.
    Displays wired LAN MAC address
    Inputs IPTC metadata to files
    Note: IPTC information must be created beforehand using the IPTC Metadata Preset software.
    Inputs camera serial number to metadata

Other Improvements:

    Improves operational stability
    Improves accuracy of the overheating warning function

Download Links:

Sony a9 FW 2.00 for MAC | WIN

[Please Note: Mac OS 10.13 High Sierra users must first install Mac OS X Driver Loader before running this firmware update.]

Before Updating Firmware Please Read:

Bulletproof Guide to Sony Camera Firmware Updates

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4 thoughts on “Sony Releases a9 Firmware Update 2.00”

  1. I have the most current Mac OS 10.13.2 but still unable to update Firmware for Sony A9. Every time I try to use it after plugging in cable it just freezes up MacBook Pro (Late 2015). Since installing High Sierra I have not been able to update any of my Sony cameras. Never had this issue until High Sierra.

  2. Thanks Brain. That did the trick. Do you have to use this DriverLoader each time you update a firmware or just once? Thanks again for your speedy reply. Cheers!

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