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Editing / Converting photos

PlayMemories Home provides the following edit functions.

Rotate Left / Rotate Right

You can rotate photo images 90 degrees to the left or right.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Photos].

Select the photo(s) shown in thumbnails, then click [Rotate Left] or [Rotate Right] to rotate the photo image 90 degrees to the left or right.

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Resize and Save

You can resize photos and reduce the file size for attaching to email or uploading to SNS.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Photos], then click [Resize and Save].

Drag and drop one or more photo files shown in thumbnails into the right area, then click [Next] to display the edit window.

  • You can also resize multiple photos at the same time.

Set the destination folder and the size of the photos on the edit window. Then, click [Save] to complete.

Save in
You can set any destination folder you want. Check [Change file name] to change the file name. If you want to save multiple photo files with sequential numbers on the file name, select [(Sequential Numbers)].
Size settings
You can set the size of the photo image(s) and image quality level after resizing.
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Adjust Photos

You can adjust photos such as cropping your photo to include only the parts you want, correcting brightness or saturation, and inserting the date.

Click [Tools] > [Edit/Convert Photos], then click [Adjust Photos].

Drag and drop one or more photo files shown in thumbnails into the right area, then click [Next] to display the edit window.

  • You can select multiple photos, however you can only adjust photos one by one.

Adjust the photo on the edit window. Click [Save] or [Save As] to complete the editing, then save the photo to the destination folder.

Slideshow
Plays back photos as a slideshow.
Rotate Left / Rotate Right
Rotates a photo image 90 degrees to the left or right.

Autocorrect
Automatically corrects the brightness and contrast of the photo to an optimal level.
Crop Image
Crops unnecessary parts from the photo. The selected red part remains. You can also change the aspect ratio of the photo.
Brightness
Manually adjust the brightness and contrast of the photo.
Insert Date
Inserts the shooting date to the photo.
Saturation
Adjusts the saturation of the photo.
Sharpness
Sharpens the photo.
Red-Eye Reduction
Reduces the red-eye phenomenon in the photo if it is present in the eyes of subjects.
Tone Curve
Corrects the color tone of the photo.

Reset
Resets the editing photo to the condition before editing.
Save
Overwrites with the original file name. The original file will be lost.
Save As
Save in the same folder as a new file. The original file remains.

In PlayMemories Home, you cannot adjust or output the RAW data (ARW/SR2) which are created by a Sony camera. To handle the RAW data, use either of the software below.

Capture One Express (for Sony)
This is a full-scale RAW processing software to enjoy the advanced image processing. You can use it for free.
Image Data Converter
This is a software that you can easily enjoy RAW processing. You can use it for free.
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