Reikan FoCal - What’s New in This Update

What’s New in This Update

Welcome to FoCal 3.2 Beta release. This version brings support for the Nikon Z9, as well as significant improvements to control of all Nikon cameras and general bug fixes.

Version Details

ComponentVersionTypeRelease Date
FoCal – Windows & Mac3.4.0.10050Beta4th March 2022

[Note that the public naming of this release is “FoCal 3.2”, but internally the version number is 3.4.x.x. This is intentional and not an error.]

Headline Features

These are the key features since FoCal 3.1 – the detailed changelog is below

  • Support of Nikon Z9
  • Improvements to control of Nikon camera
  • General bug fixes

Known Issues

No specific known issues.

Windows Installer issue on older versions of Windows

If you are installing on a version of Windows up to Windows 10 September 2018 version, you may encounter an issue where the installer fails to complete.

This is due to internal certificates within Windows having expired – the solution is to run Windows Update on your computer and install all necessary updates. Reboot the machine and the installer should then complete successfully.

Blog Post

The blog post for this release is available at: FoCal 3.2

Previous Release Notes


FoCal 3.2 Beta brings the following changes from FoCal 3.1:

  • Added support for Nikon Z9
  • Improved low-level camera communications functions for all cameras
  • Fixed crash on raw file analysis with unknown cameras
  • Added Ricoh camera definitions
  • Fixed coding issue related to Shutter Speed on Nikon cameras
  • Improved decoding on Nikon related metadata
  • Improved reliability on startup of FoCal application
  • Resolved issue with centre focus point detection on some cameras
  • Improved decoding of live view metadata for all Nikon cameras
  • Improved operation of ISO selection on Nikon cameras
  • Resolved an issue where “ExposureMeteringMode” would not be restored correctly after Aperture Sharpness Target Setup was run.