ALEXA License Keys
ALEXA License Keys

License keys can be purchased from the ALEXA License Shop at Each license key is coded to a single camera's serial number. Once purchased, licenses can be installed and removed from that camera at will. 

High Speed License Key K2.72076.0
High Speed mode allows recording 60 to 120 fps in 16:9 and 60 to 90 fps in 4:3 (if 4:3 is supported by the camera model). High Speed mode uses the same Super 35 sensor area as Regular Speed mode (same depth of field, same angle of view). Requirements: ALEXA camera with Software Update Packet 5.0 or higher. Always included in ALEXA M, ALEXA Plus 4:3, ALEXA Studio and all ALEXA XT and SXT cameras.

Anamorphic De-squeeze License Key K2.72067.0
Anamorphic de-squeeze shows a properly de-squeezed image (with or without surround view) on the EVF-1 and/or MON OUT when working with 2x or 1.3x anamorphic lenses. Requirements: any ALEXA with SUP 4.0 or higher or ALEXA HD or ALEXA HD Plus with SUP 7.1. Always included in ALEXA M, ALEXA Plus 4:3, ALEXA Studio and all ALEXA XT and SXT cameras.

DNxHD License Key
The DNxHD license allows in-camera recording onto XR Capture Drives, SxS PRO, SxS PRO+ or CFast 2.0 cards of 16:9 Avid DNxHD 145 (8 bit 4:2:2), DNxHD 220x (10 bit 4:2:2) or DNxHD 444 (10 bit 444) codecs, all with an MXF wrapper and embedded audio, timecode and metadata. ALEXA MXF DNxHD files are stored using operational pattern OP1a, frame wrapped, per SMPTE 2019-4-2008. ARRI provides a free ALEXA AMA plug-in for Windows or Mac OS X for use in Avid Media Composer 5.5 and later. Requirements: Software Update Packet 6.0 or higher for ALEXA and ALEXA Plus. SUP 6.1 or higher for ALEXA Plus 4:3, ALEXA Studio and ALEXA M. SUP 8.0 or higher for ALEXA XT or ALEXA XT M. Always included in ALEXA Plus 4:3, ALEXA Studio, ALEXA XT Plus and ALEXA XT Studio. Not compatible with ALEXA SXT cameras.