File Format (movie)
Selects the movie file format.
MENU → (Camera Settings2) → [File Format] → desired setting.
Menu item details
|XAVC S 4K||Records movies in 4K resolution (3840×2160).||You can save movies on a computer using the PlayMemories Home software.|
|XAVC S HD||Records movies in crisper quality than AVCHD with larger amounts of data.|
|AVCHD||The AVCHD format has a high degree of compatibility with storage devices other than computers.||You can save movies on a computer or create a disc that supports this format using the PlayMemories Home software.|
- When recording XAVC S 4K or XAVC S HD movies in 120p/100p, the amount of time available for continuous recording is approximately 5 minutes. The remaining time for movie recording is displayed on the monitor. If you want to record another session of 4K or HD 120p/100p movie shooting, turn off the camera and wait for some time before you start the next session of shooting. Even if the recording time was less than 5 minutes, recording may stop to protect the product, depending on the temperature of the shooting environment.
- When [File Format] is set to [AVCHD], the file size of movies is limited to approx. 2 GB. If the movie file size reaches approx. 2 GB during recording, a new movie file will be created automatically.
- If you set [File Format] to [XAVC S 4K] and shoot movies while the camera is connected to an HDMI device, images will not be displayed on the monitor of the camera.