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AtomOS 10.66.1 firmware update for NINJA V available to download

Atomos fixes a metadata bug with some ProRes RAW footage from Sony cameras

Ninja V Pro Kit with AtomX SDI module Sony FX6
Image by Atomos

Atomos has released a new 10.66.1 firmware update for their Ninja V fixing an issue with ProRes RAW recording from some Sony cameras.

And although this firmware update doesn’t add new features or functionality, it is rather important as it fixes a metadata bug with ProRes RAW files in Final Cut Pro. This bug causes RAW footage to appear heavily underexposed. 

Details for AtomOS v10.66.1 Firmware Update

  • Fixed an issue with ProRes RAW files from:
    • Sony alpha 1 
    • Sony A7S III
    • Sony FX3 
  • The ProRes RAW issue is as follows:
    • Some footage appears underexposed by 3 stops in Final Cut Pro and in playback mode on the Ninja V.
    • This is due to a metadata issue; the video data is unaffected and recoverable during post–processing.

You can explore the previous AtomOS 10.66 firmware update here.

Important Notes:

From firmware 10.61 and above there has been a change to the activation process. The system is now based on downloadable token files from my.atomos.com.

The process allows you to activate multiple free codecs (Apple ProRes RAW and Avid DNx) and also unlock other new features via paid activation keys. 


  • To activate codecs on your devices please visit www.atomos.com/activation
    • users will need to register as a new user, or login if you are an existing user to your my.atomos.com account. With your account live you can add your product or access a previously registered Atomos product.
  • You will be required to add the new Activation ID (AID) under the ACTIVATION tab/menu of your updated Ninja’s AtomOS 10.66.1 screen
    • > (tap top info bar > scroll menu tabs to left > tap ACTIVATION)
  • Here you will find an AID, DID and a QR code
    • Scanning the QR code will place your DID and AID into the cache of your phone browser and automatically complete these details during product registration.
    • You can also copy and paste the link to your desktop browser to use this function.
  • If you have already registered your device but not added your AID you will need to update your product registration to do this.
    • Click edit product to add the AID
    • If you experience any issues please contact [email protected]
  • With the AID in place, you will be presented with options for new Activation features and codec options.

The activation token can then be downloaded from my.atomos.com and will also be emailed to your registered email address.

All activation keys are for a one time activation and are locked to the registered device you performed the activation on in your my.atomos.com account.

Upon download, please unzip and copy the activation.bin file to the root of your SSD (Solid State Drive), insert the disk into your Ninja V and press activate when prompted.

sony fx3 prores raw
Image by Atomos

To read the full release notes and download AtomOS 10.66.1 head over to Atomos’ website.

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