File Format (movie)
Selects the movie file format.
- MENU → (Camera Settings) → [File Format] → desired setting.
Menu item details
Records HD movies in XAVC S format. This file format is suitable for high bit rates.
- You cannot create discs using the software PlayMemories Home with movies that are recorded with [File Format] set to [XAVC S].
- In order to record movies with [File Format] set to [XAVC S], you need an SDXC memory card with a capacity of at least 64 GB (Class 10 or faster), a UHS-I compatible SDXC memory card with at least 64 GB, or a Memory Stick XC-HG Duo media.
AVCHD (default setting):
Records HD movies in AVCHD format. This file format is suitable for high-definition TV.
You can create a Blu-ray Disc, an AVCHD recording disc, or a DVD-Video disc using the software PlayMemories Home.
Audio: Dolby Digital
Records mp4 (AVC) movies. This format is suitable for WEB uploads, e-mail attachments, etc.
- You cannot create a disc using the software PlayMemories Home with a movie that was recorded when [File Format] was set to [MP4].