IPTC Information

You can write IPTC information* when recording still images. Create and edit IPTC information using the IPTC Metadata Preset (https://www.sony.net/iptc/help/) and write the information to a memory card beforehand.

*IPTC information consists of digital image metadata attributes, as standardized by the International Press Telecommunications Council.

  1. MENU (Shooting) → [File][IPTC Information] → desired setting item.

Menu item details

Write IPTC Info:
Sets whether to write IPTC information to still images. ([On]/[Off])
  • If you select [On], the (IPTC) icon will appear on the shooting screen.
Register IPTC Info :
Registers IPTC information from a memory card to the camera.


  • When you play back images that have IPTC information, the (IPTC) icon appears on the screen.
  • For details on how to use the IPTC Metadata Preset, refer to the following support page.


  • Whenever you register IPTC information, information previously registered to the camera is overwritten.
  • You cannot edit or check IPTC information on the camera.
  • To delete IPTC information registered to the camera, reset the camera to the initial settings.
  • Before lending out or handing over the camera, reset the camera to delete IPTC information.