Ninja V

Capture your vision

The multi-award winning Atomos Ninja V Monitor-Recorder features a stunningly bright 5.2” 10-bit HDR display with 1000nits of output. The sleek aluminium body is crafted for maximum durability, weighing in at just 360g and measuring only 25mm thick – easily attaching to any camera rig.

Ninja V records directly from your camera’s sensor to a wide range of codecs: Apple ProRes, ProRes RAWAvid DNx and H.265 (HEVC)*.This provides wide compatibility across camera types and edit software, giving you a new degree of creative control long before you press record.

* H.265 is an optional paid activation via

The Ninja V takes all your creativity and brings it to life in the video you capture, regardless of whether you’re shooting cinematic productions, or vlogs for your social media channel. Whether you shoot HDR or regular SDR. Whether you use a professional cinema camera or a prosumer mirrorless camera.

Ninja V continues to innovate with regular free firmware updates, widely supported ProRes RAW recording, SDI connectivity with AtomX accessories and professional feature activations including H.265 recording.

Control what you see from Capture to SDR/HDR Delivery

10+ Stops

Dynamic Range

Rec 709/Log






H.265 Recording
for Ninja V

Ninja V can record using the 10-bit H.265 (HEVC) codec by purchasing the upgrade at for $99 (USD)

H.265 adds even more versatility to the Ninja V, by adding a high-quality compressed codec option for recording. H.265 codec is used for the final delivery of high quality video projects with very small file sizes. HEVC was specifically created to provide support for UHD HDR deliverables with wide color gamuts, and enables you to easily share and allow play back of HDR content on a wide range of devices.

If you’d like to know more about H.265 and Ninja V you can continue reading here, learn more about Ninja V, read more below or purchase now at

The latest developments for Ninja V include

Multicam Switching

with AtomX CAST



5.9K ProRes RAW

with selected cameras

RAW over SDI


State-of-the-art content creation

Ninja V is the ultimate field monitor for the on-the-go film and video creator that values capturing to high quality industry standard codecs for SDR, HDR and next generation content delivery. The Ninja V’s state-of-the-art screen maintains clarity and color in the brightest of conditions and displays the widest dynamic range in HDR.

The unique AtomHDR engine processes the incoming Log/RAW/HDR signals from your camera or device and displays in all its HDR glory on the Ninja V screen. There are matching profiles for a plethora of cameras, with more added as they emerge. Prefer to work in Rec.709? The Ninja V has you covered with the ability to load custom LUTs to match your workflow.

Play Video

RAW Recording
from SDI Cameras

Ninja V records ProRes RAW over SDI with compatible cameras using the AtomX SDI Module and paid upgrade of $99. The Activation Key for SDI RAW and HDMI RAW to SDI Video can be be purchased via your account.

These features bring even more versatility to the Ninja V, providing professional I/O options for a multitude of cameras – from entry level mirrorless cameras through to the latest compact cinema and high-end professional cameras. Read more about how Ninja V can expand your RAW eco-system.


Wireless Remote Control

The AtomRemote app for iOS and macOS provides external controls for NINJA V, and NINJA V+ with AtomX SYNC module. This app enables filmmakers to perform a range of configuration tasks and operations wirelessly up to 15 meters via Bluetooth LE. Input options include the ability to define how the device connects to the camera, select Gamma/EOTF and adjust Gamut settings. For monitoring, AtomRemote can be used to control playback, select monitoring modes, apply custom 3D LUTs and analysis tools including exposure and focus. Output controls provide options for 4K to HD and LUT preview and HDR output.

Instant Playback & Review

Ninja V takes exactly what your camera sensor is capturing, enhances it and allows you to view and record it in amazing detail. Ninja V gives you the ability to record and instantly playback, review and tag your favourites takes to create playlists. This portable powerhouse gives you complete confidence in what you’re capturing, so you’re free to push creative boundaries more than ever before.


Ninja V & ProRes RAW

The number of cameras which now support RAW recording over HDMI on the Ninja V continues to grow. ProRes RAW combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the incredible real-time performance of ProRes. This format gives filmmakers enormous latitude when adjusting the look of their images, making it ideal for HDR workflows.

Optional accessories for your Ninja V

Essential accessories for capture, post-production and streaming

Access All Areas

The Ninja V offers a huge range of features that can enhance your workflow, from AtomOS Monitor Assist features like Focus Peaking, Zoom, Vectorscopes &  False Color through to Safe Areas, Cine Guides and our AtomHDR processing engine that allows realtime Log>PQ/HLG previewing and more. Customizable settings & view modes — and instantly clear all overlays with a simple touch of the screen. Take control of your production at capture with Atomos Ninja V.

Weddings. Parties. Anything.

Universally popular, Ninja V ticks more boxes for more filmmakers than any other 5” monitor on the market. And it will only get better. The Ninja V’s features continue to improve and evolve with every new AtomOS release. Not only will additional ProRes RAW capable cameras be supported, other new features are constantly being added for free.

Recent additions include a wider range of frame guides (1:1, 4:5, 1:91:1 and 9:16) – perfect for social media content creation. A nine-grid overlay makes composing using the rule of thirds easy. The addition of an ARRI style false colour scale bolsters Ninja V’s impressive professional credentials.

Lock the shot with Ninja V’s monitoring and composition essentials.

Social Guides

1:1 / 4:5 / 1:91:1 / 9:16

Safe Areas

TV / Screen Guides

9 Grid


Frame Guides

SMPTE standards

Learn, Inspire, Create.

Check out the latest content created using Atomos Ninja V.
Features from Creators, tips from Pros and the latest innovations from Atomos.


Break through the recording time barrier

Shooting 4K and above in advanced formats like ProRes, DNx and ProRes RAW requires storage media with ample volume, fast transfer times and high, sustained read and write speeds.

AtomX SSDmini drives complete the Ninja V’s digital workflow. Smaller than conventional SATA SSDs they are an affordable professional alternative to recording to a camera’s internal memory cards. Offering up to 2TB storage, a sequential read speed of up to 550MB/s and write speed up to 500MB/s, these drives can record up to 150 minutes of 4K ProRes on a single drive. Measuring 8cm long, 7.5cm wide and weighing as little as 88g, the custom built drives neatly fit the Ninja V’s compact proportions.

Fast. Reliable. Compact. Rugged.


4Kp60 ProRes HQ




Made for NinjaV


Read & write

Olympus E-M1X & E-M1 MIII with the Ninja V

WATCH: Janne Amunét Director from Kauas Creative speaks first-hand of his experience shooting in ProRes RAW on the Olympus E-M1X & E-M1 MIII with the Ninja V. Understand the key features that make up the Olympus E-M1X & E-M1 MIII such as weatherproofing and image stabilisation and what this means when the mirrorless cameras are paired with the Ninja V to shoot in ProRes RAW.

ProRes RAW on Z CAM + Ninja V

WATCH: Go behind the scenes of UN/SEEN, an artistic abstract short film by filmmaker/director James Tonkin. UN/SEEN was shot on the Z CAM E2-F6 full-frame cinema camera and the Atomos Ninja V HDR monitor-recorder in Apple ProRes RAW.

The behind the scenes video was shot on the Z CAM E2 and Ninja V in ProRes RAW. Watch the finished video below. Then view final project in HDR.


Making multi-camera mainstream

You no longer need a huge budget or a highly skilled editor to produce perfectly synchronised, multicamera video. The optional AtomX SYNC module sits on the back of the Ninja V, integrating it into a Timecode Systems powered multi-camera sync network. The advanced long-range RF system is completely wireless, offering incredible accuracy and stability. Effortlessly synchronise your recordings with multiple camera and sound sources. With frame-accurate timecode embedded directly into each recording you can accurately edit together multiple video and audio sources effortlessly using automated functions in all popular editing software.

The behind the scenes video was shot on the Z CAM E2 and Ninja V in ProRes RAW. Watch the finished video below. Then view final project in HDR.

Trust what you see

Ninja V is your go anywhere monitoring system. Any camera, anywhere, any time of day, you can trust that you’re accurately seeing what you are recording. To ensure reliable and dependable accuracy, Atomos have partnered with calibration leader X-Rite to ensure all of our monitors operate seamlessly across Log/HDR capture, Post Production and HRD/SDR delivery. Ninja V is easy to calibrate, ensuring you are seeing your images accurately.

Unlock the full potential of your camera

The diversity of codecs makes the Ninja V compatible with all major editing software packages. In terms of capture, virtually any HDMI or SDI source is supported, including cameras from Nikon, FujiFilm, Canon, Panasonic, Sony, Z-Cam, Olympus, RED and ARRI.


Console support

Auto HDR

Flags for TV setup


Recording frequency


Direct upload

Record 4K HDR Gaming

Ninja V is a stand-alone system for 4k UHD, HDR and high frame rate capture that eliminates expensive, complicated and unreliable PC setups. Ninja V enables simple recording, monitoring and instant review. Capture every detail in HDR and automatically include all the correct HDR flags ready for upload to YouTube. Ideal for games development testing, pre-release capture sessions or just to show off your skills!

Ninja V