Digital Camera Utility 5 update v5.8.1

RICOH IMAGING COMPANY, LTD. wishes to announce the release of the Windows/Macintosh Updater for update the Digital Camera Utility 5. For correct update, you are required to be installed Digital Camera Utility 5 before hand on your PC/Mac. Please download the Updater file on your PC/Mac first, and update it.

*It is not compatible with previous version of software included Digital Camera Utility 4 / PENTAX PHOTO Browser3 / PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory3. fhgj


Changes to V5.8.1 – Windows updater

Main changes from Version 5.7.2 and 5.8.0

[New and added items]

<Corresponded by version 5.8.0>

  • Corresponded to the PENTAX K-1 Mark II

    Note: It is not corresponded to the RAW data development that taken with the Image Stabilization mode of Pixel Shift Resolution System II.

[Improved items]

<Corresponded by version 5.8.1>

  • At the Multi Monitor Display, it will adopt the profile of monitor that take larger client area of the image display page for color management of that page.
  • When switched to the Browser mode while previewing the image that drag & drop to the application at the Laboratory mode, it will be accessed to the saved folder of that previewing.
  • The transaction of accessing the folder has been improved at the Browser mode, result of this, the thumbnail image displays faster even massive images are saved in the folder.

<Corresponded by version 5.8.0>

  • Added the [Save Image] tab to the option window which is displayed by the [Option button] at the saving dialogue.

[Corrected items]

<Corresponded by version 5.8.1>

  • If the Setting data have been changed at the [Display RAW file in Browser mode] (Tools-Options), corrected to re-load the image when the RAW image file has been displayed.
  • To set the condition of panels lengthways such as the Control panel for top and Navigation panel for bottom, it was not keep previous panel condition after re-start application by [Restore previous condition] setting.
  • When the task bar is displayed at top edge of the Desktop and normal condition of application window, the title bar of the application went under the task bar after executing the [Default layout].
  • When you try to access to the folder which is contained large number of images, the window became [No response].
  • When the Color Management is ON, develop the RAW file at the Laboratory Mode and return to Browser mode, the image may not be displayed sometimes.
  • If you try to save the JPEG image which is embedded in RAW image file by [Save As], the capture data has not been saved correctly.

<Corresponded by version 5.8.0>

  • If you reverse the function of left/right button of the mouse, you could not operate all drag functions.
  • It had been automatic shutdown occurred while activate Spotting and manually input more than 51 items at the size assignment column.

It had been corrected the other small error of previous versions.

Download updater for Windows

How to Update

  1. Please download and save the file into appropriate folder on your Hard disk
  2. Double click [DCU5Updater_581(win).zip]. [Win] folder will be appeared.
  3. Double click [Win] folder. [DCU5Updater32_581.exe] and [DCU5Updater64_581.exe] are stored in the [Win] folder.
  4. Select either application software that is the same type of your OS (32bit or 64bit).
  5. Copy the application software and paste on desktop.
  6. Double click the application software. The Installer will start, following to the installation display
  7. When the installation will be completed and the massage is displayed, click [Finish].


Changes to V5.8.1 – Macintosh updater

Main changes from Version 5.7.2 and 5.8.0

[New and additional functions for previous Versions]

<Correspond with version 5.80>

  • Correspond to K-1 Mark II camera.

    Note: Combining and development of RAW image data is not supported that is shooting by shake reduction mode of Pixel Shift Resolution System II

[Improve from previous Versions]

<Correspond with version 5.8.1>

  • Improved to open the save folder of the image being previewed when previewing an image file dragged and dropped on an application in Laboratory mode and switching to Browser mode,
  • Improved the process of opening folders in Browser mode and improved thumbnail display sooner even if a large number of image files are saved.

[Corrections from previous Versions]

<Correspond with version 5.8.1>

  • Corrected – Shooting information is not saved correctly with “Save as” in JPEG display with embedding of RAW image file.
  • Corrected – Display of JPEG images was delayed at Ver.5.8.0.
  • Corrected – In El Capitan, if the progress (% display) of the background process status panel is visible, the development process becomes slow.
  • Corrected – Spotting size was interpreted as diameter.

<Correspond with version 5.8.0>

  • Corrected – When the image display window is maximized, the full screen is displayed on another desktop, and when clicking the upper end of the window, it is shut down incorrectly.
  • Corrected – Always development and save RAW image data (100%) when displaying JPEG of embedded RAW image file for “Save As” in Browser mode.
  • Correct – If the thumbnail size is set to medium or more, the thumbnail of the RAW file of GR / GR II is not displayed.
  • Corrected – The output position of the image may be misaligned when RAW image of vertical position shooting is development and saved by “Change display direction”.
  • Corrected – JPEG image file also displayed with decimation when decimation display (25% or 50%) of RAW data is specified in RAW image display setting of Browser mode.

Download updater for Macintosh

How to Update

  1. Please download and save the file into appropriate folder on your Hard disk
  2. Double click the downloaded file [DCU5Updater_581(mac).zip]
  3. Double click [DCU5Updater_581.pkg] file
  4. The Installer will start, following to the installation display
  5. When the installation will be completed and the massage is displayed, click [Finish].


Source for Windows / Source for Macintosh

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