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  1. Canon 5d Mark Iv Shutter Count Mac
  2. Canon 5d Mark 4 Shutter Count
  3. Canon 5d Mark Iv Shutter Count Life

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Shutter

Have you ever wondered how to find the shutter count from your Canon? Since the days of Canon EOS 1Dn II and 1Ds II Canon hides the shutter count inside the camera. That means you either need to send the camera to Canon or use a 3rd part software. Uploading an image to a webpage to get the shutter count doesn’t work with Canon cameras post EOS 1Dn II/EOS 1Ds II.

Please note that this shutter lifetime value is tested and expected from the Canon. How ever it is not known when your shutter will fail you. For example EOS 300D is expected to fail at 40.000 counts, but there will be some surpass the lifetime expectancy like, my friend has goes beyond 43.000 counts and the camera still works.

Do you wonder if the software below will show you the correct shutter count? Well, I have sent my 6D and 7D to Canon and the shutter counts I got from Canon are the same as I got from Magic Lantern, But Magic Lantern also showed me the Live view count.

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  • Shutter count will give an actual number of pictures taken from that device, therefore, it is easy to know how old the camera is. Lesser the count, better it will be. Make sure you check Shutter count of the DSLR before you make a purchase decision.
  • Canon EOS 1D X – 400,000 (uses a carbon fiber shutter mechanism) Canon EOS 1D X Mark II – 500,000. Please note that these numbers are informative and your camera may die any time, just shoot and don’t count the numbers, otherwise you will end up conserving your camera and it.
  • Canon used to save shutter count information in the EXIF data up to 2011, so that for older cameras, such as the Canon 1D, Canon 1D Mark II, Canon 1D Mark II N, Canon 1DS, Canon 1DS Mark II, the number of shots can be retrieved by uploading an unedited image to an EXIF-reader. However, for more recent Canon cameras, the actuation count is.
  • Whilst the screenshots in this review show results from my Canon 5D Mark IV, I also tested a 7D Mark II which worked in exactly the same way. As soon as you switch your camera on, the app will display information about your camera and shutter count in a simple tabbed display.

Anyway, here are some links to different software with the ability to show you the shutter count. If you find it hard to find your camera model, use the search tool in your browser and type your Canon model. If you own a Rebel camera, use Wikipedia to get the European/international model name.

Software

Magic Lantern (free and open source)

Canon 5d Mark Iv Shutter Count Mac

With Magic lantern you can find out the count, not only for the the pictures you have taken but also the Live view. Software for M, 100D, 1100D, 1200D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 7D, 6D, 5D II, 5D III.

You find the software here and down below you have a tutorial how to find the shutter count.

EOSInfo and 40D Shutter count (free)

Software like EOSInfo (mirror site) for Windows and 40D Shutter Count (mirror site) for MacOSX are able to get the shutter count for 1000D, 40D, 50D, 450D, 500D, 700D och 5D II.

400plus (free and open source)

For 400D 400plus is available and works like Magic Lantern. Tutorial here.

Canon Mark 4 Shutter Count

CHDK for 350D (free and open source)

For 350D CHDK is available and works like Magic Lantern. Tutorial here. Also check this tutorial.

Canon EOS DIGITAL Info (free and open source)

Canon EOS DIGITAL Info is for Windows and based on EOSInfo. Shutter count for M, M2, 100D, 1000D, 1100D, 1200D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 7D, 6D, 5D II, 5D III, 1D IV, 1D X, 1D C.

DIRE studio (not free)

DIRE Studio has an app for iOS, software for OS X and Windows. It costs and supports M50, 100D, 200D, 250D, 1000D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 2000D, 4000D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 750D, 760D, 800D 850D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 77D, 80D, 90D, 7D, 7D II, 6D, 6D II, 5D II, 5D III, 5D IV, 5Ds, 5DsR, 1D IV, 1D C, 1D X, 1D X II, 1D X III, RP, R, R5

For some newer models it reports counters in 1000 increments.

Gphoto2 (free and open source)

If you use Linux you can try out Gphoto2. Install process:

Contect camera and computer and write in Terminal:

Now you should see what kind of camera you have connected. If so, continue with:

Canon 5d Mark 4 Shutter Count

If you get an error, try:

You will get something like:

Kill the first two process ID and try again:

Confirmed with 1000D, 450D, 550D, 600D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 7D, 6D, 5D II

Tornado EOS (free)

Tornado EOS comes in two versions. One free for reading shutter count, total shutter count, mirror count, total mirror count, language restriction, C-log and error logs. For $20/day or $65/month it is possible to upgrade and to edit for example shutter count, language restriction, GPS/WiFi or C-log. AV give false positive. Use virtual machine if you are unsure.

”Yes, for now many antiviruses have false positive detection of my program, because i use my custom protection system.
Unfortunately, it’s very difficult for a single developer to influence huge corporations. So use virtual machine is not a problem”

100D, 200D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 2000D, 4000D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 750D, 760D, 800D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 77D, 80D, 7D, 7D II, 6D, 6D II, 5D II, 5D III, 5Ds, 5DsR, 5D IV, 1D IV, 1D X, 1D X II, 1D C.

SPT (not free)

SPT has software that can do so much more than just to check the shutter count. For example calibration of the AF or calibration of the shutter. Therefor it also costs much much more. Between $99-275. This one can also read mirror count and even reset both the shutter count and the mirror count. Works with: 100D, 200D, 1000D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 2000D, 300D, 350D, 400D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 750D, 760D, 800D, 10D, 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 77D, 80D, 7D, 7D II, 6D, 6D II, 5D, 5D II, 5D III, 5Ds, 5DsR, 5D IV, 1D III, 1Ds III, 1D IV, 1D X, 1D X II, 1D C.

eosmsg (not free)

Chinese software eosmsg that works with M, M2, M3, M5, M6, M6 II, M10, M50, M100, 100D, 200D, 250D, 1000D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 2000D, 4000D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 750D, 760D, 800D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 77D, 80D, 90D, 7D, 7D II, 6D, 6D II, 5D II, 5D III, 5D IV, 5Ds, 5DsR, 1D IV, 1D C, 1D X, 1D X II, RP, R.

EOSCount (not free)

EosCount.com also costs money. Cameras that will work with the software are 100D, 1000D, 1100D, 1200D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 7D, 5D II, 5D III, 1D IV, 1D X, 1D C.

ASSIST (free)

Imac twitter handle. For Powershot and Ixus (and Canon EOS M3). You find the tutorial here and the camera support here.

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ShutterCheck (not free)

Requires macOS 10.11 El Capitan or later.

M6 II, M50, 100D, 200D, 250D, 1000D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 1500D, 2000D, 3000D, 4000D, 8000D, 9000D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 750D, 760D, 800D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 77D, 80D, 90D, 7D, 7D II, 6D, 6D II, 5D II, 5D III, 5D IV, 5Ds, 5Ds R, 1D C, 1D X, 1D X II, 1D X III, RP, R, R6, R5

APT – Astro Photography Tool (free)

The democlaims to read shutter counts from cameras with Digic III and newer. The shutter count will be displayed in the Log panel.

M50, 100D, 200D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 750D, 760D, 800D, 1000D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 2000D, 4000D, 40D, 50D, 60D, 70D, 77D, 80D, 7D, 7D II, 6D, 6D II, 5D II, 5D III, 5D IV, 5Ds, 5Ds R, 1D III, 1Ds III, 1D IV, 1D C, 1D X, 1D X II, EOS R.

This is one of those things that annoys me greatly! Every time i come to sell or buy a used camera I want to know the shutter count. Its a bit like the mileage on a used car, its not a primary factor in my buying decision but it helps me understand how the camera has been used and if it matches up to the buyers description!

The digital picture did a great review of the 5D Mark III and also expected shutter usage for a number of cameras.

The problem is that Canon never provided a way to find current shutter count natively (come on Canon!), so this opened the door to developers to use the Canon SDK to write their own way to do it. Unfortunately what we have now are a multitude of blogs, articles and online sites that offer to provide this service. Some were free and now are not, some have been taken down, some point to apps that no longer work! All things considered its a bit of a pain to perform this simple task!

I am currently going through this process yet again and needed to determine the shutter count on my Canon 5D Mark III. After some searching and frustation i came across an app called EOSInfo.exe that did the job perfectly, however, i couldn’t find the owner and the homepage http://magic.shabgard.org no longer exists.

So, i have decided to host it here with a few basic instructions. I provide no warranty or gurantee that it will work, just that it worked for me and I quite liked it!

So, i have uploaded to my OneDrive here: EOSInfo

Instructions for use (From the Readme!)

  1. Turn Off Camera
  2. Connect Camera to USB Port
  3. Turn ON Camera
  4. Close EOS Utility if Open
  5. Wait for Result
  6. Turn Off Camera and Reading Result

Canon 5d Mark Iv Shutter Count Life

.and this is the screenshot from my 5D3 – dead simple!

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