Recommended computer environment

The following computer environment is recommended when using the software “PlayMemories Home” (Windows) and when importing images via a USB connection.


OS (pre-installed)
Microsoft Windows XP*1 SP3/Windows Vista*2 SP2/Windows 7 SP1
Intel Pentium III 800 MHz or faster
Windows XP: 512 MB or more (1 GB or more is recommended.)
Windows Vista/Windows 7: 1 GB or more
Hard Disk (Disk space required for installation)
Approximately 500 MB
1,024×768 dots or more

*1 64-bit editions and Starter (Edition) are not supported.
*2 Starter (Edition) is not supported.


OS (pre-installed)
USB Connection: Mac OS X v10.3 to v10.7

  • Operation is not assured in an environment based on an upgrade of the operating systems described above or in a multi-boot environment.

  • If you connect two or more USB devices to a single computer at the same time, some devices, including the camera, may not operate, depending on the types of USB devices you are using.

  • Connecting the camera using a USB interface that is compatible with Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) allows advanced transfer (high speed transfer), as the camera is compatible with Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0).

  • When your computer resumes activity from suspend or sleep mode, communication between the camera and your computer may not recover at the same time.