Set the language Canon 5D Mark III


show more While the default interface language for the Canon 5D Mark III is English, you have the option to switch it to your own preference. Doing this is recommended as it makes navigation of your camera's menus much easier; however, you can always switch it to a language that you are learning in order to help you along in that process. Learn all about setting the language for your camera in this online video. show less
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Setting the language

If you're not an English speaker, you can switch the interface of your camera to a different language. Obviously, this can make it easier to navigate your camera's menus. But it's also a great way to bone up on a foreign language. For example, you can set your camera to Dutch, and then next time you are in Holland, you'll be able to walk into your hotel, and say peripheral illumination correction in perfect Dutch. Anyway, when you first turned on your camera, it should have asked you for your language preference, so you'll probably never need to do this again, but if you do, here's how.

To change the language, we go into the cameras menuing system. You'll be able to do this from any mode that you're in, so even though we're in full Auto mode, I still have access to the language command. I'm going to hit the Q button to jump over here to the playback category. I'm going to press it again, to go over here to the tools category. I'm going to...

Setting the language
Video duration: 1m 42s 5h 30m Beginner Updated Feb 04, 2016

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While the default interface language for the Canon 5D Mark III is English, you have the option to switch it to your own preference. Doing this is recommended as it makes navigation of your camera's menus much easier; however, you can always switch it to a language that you are learning in order to help you along in that process. Learn all about setting the language for your camera in this online video.

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