Panasonic LUMIX GH5S gets Apple ProRes RAW support
What you need to know
- Panasonic is updating one of its cameras with Apple ProRes RAW video recording.
- The LUMIX GH5S will be able to capture the format over HDMI to an Atomos Ninja V.
- Apple's ProRes RAW format applies ProRes compression to RAW images.
Panasonic has today announced a firmware update that will bring Apple Pro Res RAW video recording to its GH5S LUMIX camera.
In a press release the company stated (opens in new tab):
The new firmware will be available from LUMIX Global Customer Support from June 9. Specifically, it will allow RAW video data output over HDMI:
As the release notes users will need the Atomos Ninja V to capture RAW over HDMI, as well as software capable of editing the format in order to work with it.
ProRes and ProRes RAW are Apple's own video formats popular with videographers, from Apple:
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