Converting Movies to MP4 Format (for convenient upload to the Web)
Article ID: ART141006 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Converting Movies to MP4 Format (for convenient upload to the Web)


You can convert AVCHD movies into MP4 movies or even convert MP4 movies into smaller MP4 movies. This is convenient, for example, when you want to upload the MP4 movies to the Web. When you convert movies on one memory card, they will be saved to the other memory card.

The procedure for converting movies to MP4 is explained below.

1. Set the power switch to MEDIA.

  • Open the desired movie index screen.

2. Touch [ ].

3. Touch [Convert to MP4 [ ] or [Convert to MP4 [ ].*
* The menu for copying from the card being used for playback to the other card will be displayed.

4. Touch [OK].

5. Touch the desired video quality (resolution and bit rate) of converted movies.

You can touch [Join Scenes] to join the converted movies into one movie.

6. Touch the individual scenes you want to convert.
  • A checkmark will appear on the scenes you touch. The total number of selected scenes will appear next to the .

Touch a selected scene to remove the checkmark. To remove all checkmarks at once, touch [Remove All] > [Yes].

7. Touch [OK].

8. Touch [Next].

9. Touch [START] to convert the scene.

Touch [STOP] to interrupt the operation while it is in progress.

10. Touch [OK].

Refer to the following table for more information on conversion and copying.

Recording mode before conversionVideo quality options
28 Mbps LPCM (59.94P),28 Mbps (59.94P)35 Mbps (59.94P) Cannot be converted
24 Mbps LPCM, 17 Mbps, 5 Mbps 24 Mbps, 17 Mbps 24 Mbps, 17 Mbps, 4 Mbps, 3 Mbps
4 Mbps 4 Mbps, 3 Mbps
3 Mbps 3 Mbps
Scenes with a frame rate of 23.98P can be joined only with other scenes with a frame rate of 23.98P. They cannot be joined with scenes with other frame rates.
While converting movies, video and audio signals will not be output from the camcorder's terminals.

This concludes the process of converting movies to MP4.