Sony Overseas Models
For users who have lost the supplied CD-ROM
Download Tool for PMB and its related software
May 14, 2009
Updated, Nov 18, 2011
 
For users who have lost the CD-ROM of PMB (Picture Motion Browser) or Cyber-shot Viewer supplied with products, we are offering SPU Download Manager, which lets you download PMB and its related software from the website.
Applicable products
 
  • Products with which PMB (Picture Motion Browser) or Cyber-shot Viewer is supplied.
* HDV camcorders and digital photo printers are not applicable.
Supported OS for SPU Download Manager
 
  • Windows(R) XP (32-bit)
  • Windows Vista(R) (32-bit / 64-bit)
  • Windows(R) 7 (32-bit / 64-bit)
* Windows(R) 2000 is not supported.
About the software to be downloaded
  • With SPU Download Manager, the latest available version of PMB will be downloaded, regardless of the original version supplied with the product connected to the computer.
  • Please note that the following functions in PMB Ver.5.3 or older are not available with the downloaded PMB.
    • eDeco
    • Data Disc Creation
    • Adding "Favorite" marks to images
    • Image Export Tool in PMB Ver.3.0.02
    • Importing images with album data from DSC-T2
    • Playlist Disc Creation
    • Highlight index for expanded videos
    • Deleting images from the HDD or the internal memory in the camcorder
    • Converting an AVCHD disc to a DVD-Video disc in Video Disc Copier
    • Creating a DVD-Video disc with still images
    • Exporting videos to a tape in the DV/HDV camcorder
  • Image Data Converter SR and/or Sony Image Data Suite software supplied with "α" series cameras are not downloaded with SPU Download Manager.
    If you would like to use it, please download the latest Sony Image Data Suite software from here.
  • Software to be downloaded may be changed without prior notice.
Before downloading
To download software with SPU Download Manager, your product needs to be connected to the computer via USB.
Please connect the product to the computer with the supplied cable as instructed on the manual.
* If the USB mode options appear on the screen of the product, please select [Memory Stick], [COMPUTER], or [USB CONNECT].
* With Windows 7, you may need to change the USB mode of the product to the Mass Storage mode depending on the products.
* USB3.0 ports are not supported.
Please connect the product to a USB2.0 port.
To download software with SPU Download Manager, your product needs to be connected to the computer via USB. Please connect the product to the computer with the supplied cable as instructed on the manual.
STEP1 Download SPU Download Manager  
 
  1. SPU Download Manager transfers the information on your computer's OS, the version of SPU Download Manager, the model name, product code, and serial number of your product to the server administered by Sony.
    Sony uses this information solely for the purpose of management and diagnosis for providing PMB and its related software.
    SPU Download Manager does not transfer any information that may identify an individual.
  2. As SPU Download Manager is a software component of Sony Picture Utility, the End User License Agreement of Sony Picture Utility will apply.
    Please confirm "Sony Picture Utility End User License Agreement" below.

If you accept the terms of the above 1 and 2, click the [Accept] button below.
When the [File Download] window appears, click [Save].
The download of the program file [SPUDownloadManager_1111a.exe] (1,379,960 bytes) will start.
Sony Picture Utility End User License Agreement


STEP2 Check the product with SPU Download Manager to download the software  
 
* Please log on as a user with administrative privilege before you start the following operations.
1. Double-click the downloaded [SPUDownloadManager_1111a.exe] file (1,379,960 bytes) to extract.
Double-click the downloaded [SPUDownloadManager_1111a.exe] file to extract.
2. Open the extracted [SPUDownloadManager] folder, and double-click the [SPUDownloadManagerStarter.exe] file (96,888 bytes).
Open the extracted [SPUDownloadManager] folder, and double-click the [SPUDownloadManagerStarter.exe] file (96,888 bytes).
Open the extracted [SPUDownloadManager] folder, and double-click the [SPUDownloadManagerStarter.exe] file (96,888 bytes).
 
3. The [SPU Download Manager] window appears.
Check the items shown on the window and click [Start].
* Please make sure that your product is connected to the computer with the USB cable here.
The [SPU Download Manager] window appears. Check the items shown on the window and click [Start].
 
4. The [File Download] window appears.
Check the name* of the file to be downloaded, and click [Save] to download it to any folder you like.
* The file name may be different depending on the connected product. (Example: PMB_****.exe)
* Depending on the settings of your security software, the software may not be downloaded.
In this case, please check the settings of the security software, and then download it again.
The [File Download] window appears. Check the name* of the file to be downloaded, and click [Save] to download it to any folder you like.
STEP3 Install the software  
 
1. Double-click the downloaded file.
The window shown on the right appears, and the file is extracted.
* Do not click this window while the file is being extracted.
Double-click the downloaded file. The following window appears, and the file is extracted.
 
2. When the extraction is completed, the software installation window appears.
Click [Install], and follow the instructions on the window to complete the installation of the software.
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