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.

Step 1: Downloading

This is the easiest step. You can download the files from here. The current stable release will work on any of the cameras listed above it, the ports in progress are for any of the cameras above that (click you camera name). The nightly builds contain the latest features but may not work properly.
<p>Sorry but this doesn't work.</p>
<p>Is there a way to view movies on Canon 50D?</p>
<p>The Canon 50D cannot shoot video unfortunately</p>
<p>Thanks for making this clear. There's no one place that says all this information on the ML website. </p>
If you have any questions, feel free to post them or PM me :)
Interesting! I didn't even think mods for camera software existed. Thanks for sharing :)
Your welcome!
Magic lantern is the name of a strip club in my town...

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