Movie format

You can set the recording method used to record movies.
  1. Set the camera to shooting mode.

  1. MENU (Settings) (Shooting Settings) [Movie format] desired mode

AVCHD 60i/60p or AVCHD 50i/50p
[AVCHD 60i/60p] (for 1080 60i-compliant devices) or [AVCHD 50i/50p] (for 1080 50i-compliant devices) movies are recorded. Sets the recording method to AVCHD, which is suitable for viewing smooth video images on a high-definition television. Blu-ray discs, AVCHD discs and DVD-Video discs can be created using the supplied software “PMB”. However, movies shot with the image quality set to [AVC HD 28M (PS)] cannot be recorded to a disc in the same quality. Convert the image using “PMB” before saving to a disc. DVD or AVCHD discs cannot be created from movies recorded in [AVC HD 24M (FX)] quality. Save [AVC HD 24M (FX)] quality movies to Blu-ray discs.

MP4 (AVC) movies are recorded. Sets the recording method to MP4, which is suitable for WEB uploads and e-mail attachments. No discs can be created from MP4 movies, even if you use the supplied software “PMB”.

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