Article ID : 00020268 / Last Modified : 08/07/2020

Which file formats are supported by the Imaging Edge Mobile app for transfer?

    IMPORTANT: Not all cameras have Wi-Fi® capability. For more details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the camera.

    The Imaging Edge Mobile app can be used to transfer supported file formats for images and videos to a mobile device.

    Types of images or movies that can be transferred

    • Still images: JPEG format
    • Movies: MP4 format (except XAVC S)

    Notes:

    • The following file formats cannot be transferred to a mobile device using the Imaging Edge Mobile app:
      • AVCHD movies.
      • Audio files recorded using the HDR-MV1 in .WAV file.
      • Movies recorded in PS mode, HS120 mode or HS240 mode cannot be transferred to an Apple® iOS® mobile device.
      • Portrait orientation movies in MP4 file format with a resolution of 1080 or higher cannot be transferred using an iPhone® 4 mobile digital device.

    Example of movies that were recorded by the following devices that cannot be transferred to a mobile device using the Imaging Edge Mobile app:

    • HDR-MV1: MP4 (1920x1080)
    • Action Cam: HQ mode (1920x1080)
    • DSC-TX300V (1440x1080)

    The images are stored in the Imaging Edge Mobile folder in the internal memory of the mobile device, or on a microSD/SD card when using an Android™ operating system.
    When using the iOS® operating system, the images are stored in the Apple iPhoneInternal StorageDCIM folder.