This page is work in progress - your feedback is welcome.

Main Builds » 5D Mark III 1.2.3

Latest Build (2017-03-12 01:13)

c46ffb2: Silent pictures: always reset powersave timer when taking a picture

800e1f4: Merged in pre-record (pull request #728)
Pre-recording feature (mlv_lite)
Approved-by: DeafEyeJedi
Approved-by: David Milligan
Approved-by: Maqs
Approved-by: g3gg0
Approved-by: Mathew Kelly
Approved-by: Alex

081f36a: Close branch pre-record

86ec8e3: mlv_lite: fix chunk frame count (to be tested)

9b9b87f: mlv_lite: fix MLV frame count when using pre-recording

273a758: Merged unified into pre-record

529f0b4: raw_rec: pre-recording feature (experimental)

ab8e604: Merge raw_fixes into pre-record

Build Log

User Guide

Forum - 5D Mark III 1.2.3

Forum - 5D Mark III RAW Recording Discussion

Forum - General Help Q&A

Bug Tracker - 5D Mark III

Download stats (WIP)

Older Builds

Firmware 1.2.3 is required if need any of those features from Canon:

If you don't need anything from the above list, please consider downgrading to 1.1.3.

A few ML features are not compatible with 1.2.3 (see the Features tab and the 1.1.3 forum thread). If you need any of those features, you will have to downgrade to 1.1.3.


  1. Format the card from the camera.
  2. Make sure you are running Canon firmware 1.2.3.
    If you are running 1.3.3 or higher, you can downgrade with EOS Utility (instructions).
  3. Copy ML files on the card and run Firmware Update.


  1. Run Firmware Update from your ML card.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Magic Lantern is not approved nor endorsed by Canon in any way, and using it will probably void your warranty.
We are not responsible for any damages to your camera.

Copyright (C) 2009-2017 Magic Lantern Development Team

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.