AXSM Drive Utility MACWIN
This software utility includes several functions for use with the AXS Memory Card Reader (AXS-CR1 and AXS-AR1/AR3).

This software utility includes several functions for use with the AXS Memory Card Reader (AXS-CR1 and AXS-AR1/AR3) including:

  • Displaying the status of an AXS-CR1 and AXS-AR1/AR3 drive and AXS Memory Card
  • Fully formatting an AXS Memory Card
  • Retrieving log data from an AXS Memory Card
  • Updating the Firmware of AXS Memory Card
  • Recovering the corrupted Clip-file of AXS Memory Card and PC

AXSM Drive Utility updated on Jan. 16, 2024


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Release Notes Release Notes

AXSM Drive Utility 3.3.0 Update

  • Support recovery of the clip recorded with VENICE 2 V3.0
  • Support for Mac application ‘Parashoot’ manufactured by OTTOMATIC
  • Fixed a minor bug on the Mac version GUI
  • Support macOS Sonoma 14.2

  • Note) When installing on the Mac with Apple Silicon, it is necessary to change the Security Policy setting. See release note for the details.

    Supported OS

    • Windows 10 64bit,Windows 11 64bit
    • macOS Sonoma 14.2,macOS Ventura 13.6.2,macOS Monterey 12.7.1

    AXSM Drive Utility 3.2.0 Update

    • Support for repairing Apple ProRes and X-OCN clips that contain LUT data added in VENICE 2 V2.0
    • Fixed a bug that prevented detection of AXS memory that needed repair
    • Support for macOS Ventura 13.1

    Supported OS

    • Windows 10 64bit, Windows 11 64bit
    • macOS Ventura 13.1, macOS Monterey 12.6, macOS Big Sur 11.7

    AXSM Drive Utility 3.1.0 Update

    • Support for Apple ProRes and X-OCN clips of VENICE 2
    • Support for diagnostic notification and log acquisition of AXS Memory Card
    • Support for 64bit Windows 11
    • Support for 64bit macOS Monterey 12.2
    • Support for Mac with Apple Silicon

    Note: When installing on the Mac with Apple Silicon, it is necessary to change the Security Policy setting. See a release note for details.

    AXSM Drive Utility 3.0.0 Update

    • Support for AXS-AR3
    • Support for 64-bit macOS 11.1 Big Sur (Intel Mac Only)
    • Support for 64-bit Windows 10

    AXSM Drive Utility 2.3.0 Update

    • Support for 64bit MacOS 10.14 Catalina
    • Support for new SxS PRO X memory cards (AXS-AR1 only) and updating new Firmware for AXS-AR1
    • Support the following formats in Clip Recovery
      • X-OCN XT format
      • 47.95p project frame rate
      • New 4K/5.7K/6K imager modes

    AXSM Drive Utility 2.2.0 Update

    • Support for 64bit MacOS Mojave 10.14.
    • Support for New AXS Memory Card (AXSM-A512S48, AXSM-A1TS48).
    • Fixed the problem that 4K-RAW and 4K X-OCN-LT and ST Clip can not be repaired.

    AXSM Drive Utility 2.0.0 Update

    • Added support for AXS-AR1, new Thunderbolt2 reader
    • Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 and mac OS Sierra 10.12 are supported

    AXSM Drive Utility 2.1.0 Update

    • Formatting an SxS Memory Card inserted to the AXS-AR1*.
    • Displaying information of an SxS Memory Card inserted to the AXS-AR1*.
    • macOS High Sierra 10.13 is supported.

    * The SxS UDF Driver needs to be installed when using an SxS Memory Card function by AXS-AR1. Please download it and install it to your Mac.

    AXSM Drive Utility 1.3.1 Update

    • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite is supported

    AXSM Drive Utility 1.3.0 Update

    • Mac OS X 10.9 is supported
    • AXS Memory "A-Version" Card is supported


    • "Recovering Clip" function is available for the corrupted Clip-files created on AXS-R5 firmware version 2.00 and later.
    • If an older version of AXSM Drive Utility is installed on Windows PC, please uninstall, restart the PC and then install the new version.
    • When using an AXS-CR1 Memory Card Reader with a PC running the Windows 7® Operating System, it is recommended to install the Windows 7 update program released by Microsoft®. Using AXSM Drive Utility Version 1.1 or later and a fully updated version of Windows 7 in combination, data transfer speed from the AXS-CR1 is improved.

    For details, refer to the Release Notes.


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