Movie Playback

  1. Switch to playback.

    • Press the Playback button.
  2. Select a movie.

    • Turn the Quick Control Dial dial to select a movie to play.
    • In single-image display, the Set buttonMovie files icon displayed in the upper left of the screen indicates a movie.
    • In index display, perforations at the left edge of a thumbnail indicate a movie. Movies cannot be played back from index display, so press SET to switch to single-image display.
  3. In the single-image display, tap Playback or press SET.

  4. Press SET to play back the movie.

    (1) Speaker

    • The movie will start playing back.
    • You can pause playback and display the movie playback panel by pressing SET. Press it again to resume the playback.
    • Turn the Main Dial dial to adjust the volume (even during playback).

Movie playback panel

Item Playback Operations
Playback Playback Pressing SET toggles between playback and stop.
Slow motion Slow motion Adjust the slow motion speed by turning the Quick Control Dial dial. The slow motion speed is indicated in the upper right of the screen.
Skip backward Skip backward Skips backward approx. 4 sec. each time you press SET.
Previous frame Previous frame Displays the previous frame each time you press SET. Holding SET down will rewind the movie.
Next frame Next frame Plays the movie frame-by-frame each time you press SET. Holding SET down will fast forward the movie.
Skip forward Skip forward Skips forward approx. 4 sec. each time you press SET.
Edit Edit Displays the editing screen ().
Frame Grab Frame Grab Available when you play 4K movies. Enables you to extract the current frame and save it as a JPEG still image ().
specified position Playback position
mm' ss" Playback time (minutes:seconds, when [Movie play count] is set to [Rec time])

hh:mm:ss.ff (DF)

hh:mm:ss.ff (NDF)

Time code (hours:minutes:seconds:frames, when [Movie play count] is set to [Time code])
Volume Volume Turn the Main Dial dial to adjust the volume of the built-in speaker () or headphones.
MENUReturn Press the MENU button to return to single-image display.


  • Adjust the volume using television controls when the camera is connected to a television for movie playback (), because volume cannot be adjusted by turning the Main Dial dial.
  • Movie playback may stop if the card's read speed is too slow or movie files have corrupted frames.
  • High internal camera temperature may prevent movie playback. Movie playback may also stop if the camera becomes hot during playback.