New Olympus OM-1 firmware set to fix annoying "freezing issue"

OM System M.Zuiko 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro II
(Image credit: OM Digital Solutions)

Camera firmware is the software loaded inside your camera that controls features and functions such as camera menus, image processing and more. Firmware updates can enhance the usability of modern cameras in astounding ways, and firmware can also helpfully be used to fix camera issues that manufacturers hadn't foreseen.

A new firmware update has just been released for the OM System OM-1 which should enhance the experience for current and future users of the high-performing flagship camera.

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.