Updated content

  • 2019-1-30
    Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.4.00 has been released.
    • Supports the creation of Time-lapse movies. (Viewer)
    • Supports the use of Comparison Display and Collection function. You can select photos more efficiently. (Viewer)
    • Supports automatic updating for Display Overlay. You can leverage it for creating stop-motion movies. (Remote)
    • Improved stability. (Remote/Viewer/Edit)
  • 2018-10-10
    Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.3.01 has been released.
    • Stability is improved.

    * Those who use the product that released main system software updates after October 10, 2018 or those that will be released in the future will need this Imaging Edge (Remote / Viewer / Edit) 1.3.01 or later.

  • 2018-7-12
    Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.3.00 has been released.
    • Stability is improved.
  • 2018-5-8
    Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.2.00 has been released.
    • Capture interval 0.5 seconds has been added to the Pixel Shift Multi Shooting settings.

    * The model (ILCE-7RM3) needs a system software update (to Ver. 1.10 or later).

    • Stability is improved.
  • 2018-2-27
    Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.1.00 has been released.
    • Approx. 10% faster data transfer speed for remote shooting from a PC.
    • Approx. 65% ​​improvement in response speed for adjustment of RAW images.
    • Improved reliability when using a network drive.
    • Improved operability, orientation detection (vertical/horizontal) during remote shooting,Exposure time specification for bulb shooting, enhanced image filtering function, etc.

    *1 The transfer speed has been measured with multiple images using α7R III, SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1), and Uncompressed RAW (L: 7952 x 5304)+JPEG Extra fine.

    *2 Measured with: CPU Intel® Core™ i7-6700 Processor 3.40GHz, Memory 8GB, OS Windows® 7 Professional, and Uncompressed RAW (α7R III, L: 7952 x 5304)

  • 2017-12-14
    Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.0.01 has been released.
    • Fixed the phenomenon where a black spot may appear at the center of an image when developing a RAW file.
    • Fixed the phenomenon where the shooting date and time does not get included in a JPEG file when a JPEG is output from a RAW file captured with ILCE-9 or ILCE-7RM3.
    • Fixed the phenomenon where a vertical line would appear in images output according to certain conditions when developing a RAW file.
    • Fixed other issues.

    * The settings of [Color Management (Monitor profile)] and [Save Folder destination and associated external program in “Remote”] which were set in Ver.1.0.00 will be reset by the update. After the update, set these settings again. [Windows only]

  • 2017-11-16
    Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) 1.0.00 has been released.

Three applications to support sophisticated creative work

Remote Remote

Operation window for Remote

A remote shooting application that lets you perform shooting operations while checking the images in Live View on the large screen of a computer.

Viewer Viewer

Operation window for Viewer

Application enables viewing images in list display, to select and add ratings.

Edit Edit

Operation window for Edit

RAW development application achieves high quality developed image.

Remote [Remote]: Shooting via live viewing on PC screen

Shooting a scene using Remote Shooting

A remote shooting application that lets you perform shooting operations while checking the images in Live View on the large screen of a computer.

Operation screen for composition adjustment, Operation screen for Overlay, Operation screen for Display Grid and Display Guide

Composition adjustment(Grid, Guide, Live View)

The Grid, Guide, and Overlay functions allow you to make detailed adjustments to the composition.

Operation screen for Area focus

Focus adjustment (Area focus, zoom display)

You can efficiently make detailed focus adjustments with Area focus, zoom display, and manual focus functions.

Viewer [Viewer]: Image selection

[Viewer]: Image selection

Application enables viewing images in list display, to select and add ratings.

Convenient to quickly check image after shooting, used in combination with [Remote] and [Edit] functions.

  1. The result of shooting image can be quickly displayed by working together with [Remote]. File import is not necessary because it can reference folders. It also enables you to check the shooting image by using grid and guides.
  2. Shows image data such as RAW and JPEG in list display. In [Edit] you can select images to develop RAW file.
  3. Rating information can be transformed to XMP*(Adobe compatible), therefore can be transferred to Adobe Bridge and Photoshop.

You can browse and check shooting images in three display formats.

Thumbnail display

Preview display

Comparison display

Edit [Edit]: RAW Development

Operation screen for RAW development
Before adjustment
After adjustment

RAW development application achieves high quality developed image

A high-quality RAW development and adjustment function is implemented.

  1. You can adjust aspects of the image such as brightness, color, and white balance.
  2. You can adjust the image quality of ARQ-format images generated by Pixel Shift Multi Shooting and develop them into TIFF, JPEG, or other formats.

Pixel Shift Multi Shooting

Pixel Shift Multi Shooting creates superior high resolution image

In "Pixel Shift Multi Shooting," the camera shoots four uncompressed RAW images while shifting the image sensor one pixel at a time. You can generate images with a higher resolution than is possible with regular shooting by combining the four RAW images on a PC/Mac using the Imaging Edge (Remote/Viewer/Edit) application. This is helpful when shooting still subjects.

Flow of Pixel Shift Multi Shooting

Remote Shooting: Remote
Remote Shooting operation screen with Pixel Shift Multi Shooting

Remote Shooting using a computer

After connecting the camera and the computer via USB, you can use Remote to perform Remote Shooting. You can check the composition, focus, and exposure on the computer screen before you shoot.

Confirmation and composition: Viewer
Operation screen for confirmation and composition in Pixel Shift Multi Shooting

Combining and browsing the shot images

When you are done shooting, the uncombined RAW images (ARW format) are transferred to the computer. Combined RAW data (ARQ format) is automatically generated on the computer, and you can browse it using Viewer.

With Viewer, you can also combine and browse images shot with Pixel Shift Multi Shooting using only the camera and not the computer.

Adjustment and development: Edit
Operation screen for adjustment and development in Pixel Shift Multi Shooting

Adjusting the image quality and Output

The combined image can be developed into the JPEG or TIFF format by adjusting the image quality using Edit.

Create time-lapse movie

You can create time-lapse movie using still images (RAW/JPEG) captured during interval shooting.

Convenient functions for video production such as batch adjustment of RAW still images, BGM and subtitle insertion, and 4K video output are available.

PlayMemories Home must be installed to create videos.

* Download PlayMemories Home <here>