Canon 7D’s Magic Lantern Alpha Download

Solid shutterbugs, hobbyists and pros the Magic Lantern Alpha for Canon’s 7D is now available for download. You can check out the full details below of the newest version of 7D’s Magic Lantern. So while you wait for Canon’s 6D and long rumored Canon 7D Mark II to see if you can live up with the existing version of 7D before doing the necessary camera upgrade, you might want to check out and play through Magic Lantern Alpha download (see source link) just after the break.

Canon 7D's Magic Lantern Alpha Download

Magic Lantern team provide the details below:

  • it was primarily tested on one 7D, and a few days on three other 7D’s;
  • during those tests we took 1000 photos and gigabytes of videos;
  • there were no crashes or strange behaviors during our tests;
  • this release will not alter any data in your camera’s permanent memory;
  • this release will not directly alter any so-called “properties” (persistent camera settings);
  • this means, some functions like HDR photos, HDR videos, bulb ramping etc will not work yet;
  • it is not a firmware upgrade, despite the camera saying “Firmware update program”;
  • we have disabled all features that are not yet working perfectly;
  • please don’t beg for adding feature XYZ, it will be added as soon as it works without issues.


  • Audio meters while recording
  • Zebras
  • Focus peaking
  • Magic Zooom (via half-shutter, or focus ring)
  • Cropmarks, Ghost image
  • Spotmeter
  • False color
  • Histogram, Waveform
  • Vectorscope
  • Movie logging
  • Movie auto stop
  • Trap focus
  • LiveView settings (brightness, contrast…)
  • Level indicator
  • Image review tweaks (quick zoom)
  • and a lot more

Source: Magic Lantern

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