New Updates for RICOH THETA V incl. new firmware v1.20.1

Notification of firmware update for “RICOH THETA V” camera and new RICOH THETA applications.

RICOH Imaging recommends updating to the newest firmware version that includes additional functions and product improvements.


    • Still image joining accuracy has been improved.
    • Added a function to correct rotational shake when shooting video. (When transferring to a smartphone with zenith correction turned on)
    • Subject shake when shooting video has been reduced.

*Noise may increase depending on the shooting conditions.

  • Purple fringing has been reduced.
  • Resolved the problem that weakened the spatial audio effect when recording with the 3D microphone (TA-1).
  • Changed the default time until auto-shutdown from 48 hours to 18 hours.
  • Bug fix

*The firmware upgrade for the wireless LAN client mode that was scheduled for 2017 has been postponed until spring 2018.

<How to Update your RICOH THETA>

  •  You need to install Computer application in order to update your RICOH THETA. Please download it from the link below.

RICOH THETA firmware update v1.20.1 for Windows(R) 
RICOH THETA firmware update v1.20.1 for Mac

*Changed the app platform from Air to Electron.( After September 1, 2017)
Uninstall any older version of the basic app for PC (version 2.3.4 and earlier) if installed.

For details on how to update using Computer application, see
Updating the Camera Firmware from the Computer Application” in the User Guide .

<Basic app>


  • It is now possible to upgrade firmware for the RICOH THETA V camera from the smartphone app (Android Only).

A version update for the RICOH THETA app is now available.
Contents of the version updates for each of the RICOH THETA apps are as follows.

Download RICOH THETA S app v1.15.0 on Google Play

<Basic computer application>

“RICOH THETA File transfer app” for Mac OS

  • Bug fix

Download “RICOH THETA File transfer app” for Mac v1.0.1

RICOH Movie converter

  • Resolved the problem that would sometimes weaken the spatial audio effect when uploading a converted video to YouTube.
  • Facebook is now supported.
  • Bug fix

Download “RICOH Movie converter ” for Windows v2.0
Download “RICOH Movie converter ” for Windows v2.0

Posted in Cameras, Compact Cameras, Files, Firmware Updates, Mobile Application Updates, Mobile Applications, RICOH THETA V, Software, Software Updates, THETA.

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