How to Install Magic Lantern On Your DSLR

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This Instructable will teach you how to install Magic Lantern. Magic Lantern is a free software that runs on a Canon camera to enable many new features in both video and photo mode. The current stable releases at the time of this writing are for: 5D mark II, 50D, 60D, 500D, 550D, and 600D. You can get the test releases for: 7D, 5D Mark III, EOS-M, 1100D/T3, and the 5D classic. (These are still in testing so they may have some glitches. NOTE: THIS ONLY WORKS ON CANON CAMERAS. MAGIC LANTERN IS NOT APPROVED OR ENDORSED BY CANON IN ANY WAY. FOR MORE DETAILS, SEE THE FAQ.
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Step 3: Installing on the camera

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Put the memory card in the camera, press menu, and navigate to the firmware version. Select this and select "Update Firmware." The camera will shut off and then display a screen with a bunch of text (You can read this if you want, but it really just tells you to restart your camera)
dyanii1 month ago

Thanks for making this clear. There's no one place that says all this information on the ML website.

jbenodin (author) 11 months ago
If you have any questions, feel free to post them or PM me :)
darman1211 months ago
Interesting! I didn't even think mods for camera software existed. Thanks for sharing :)
jbenodin (author)  darman1211 months ago
Your welcome!

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