Picture Motion Browser Software
(Replacement for Pixela® Picture Package and ImageMixer™ Software)

What Does This Do?
Support for Pixela Picture Package and ImageMixer software is no longer available. As an alternative, you can download Picture Motion Browser software for use with your Sony® digital camera or camcorder.
Applicable Products and Operating Systems (see full list...)
Model:
DCR-SR100
Operating System:

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Functional Differences Between Picture Motion Browser version 5.6.02 and Pixela Software
  • Available functions vary depending on the software supplied with your product. Please refer to the table below for the main differences.
    YES: Available   NO: Unavailable
    Software Product One Touch
    Disc Burn
    DVD Functions
    (Import / Burn /
    Copy)
    Import From
    a Tape
    Music
    Transfer
    Support for
    MPEG4
    Movies
    ImageMixer for
    HDD Camcorder
    HDD
    Handycam
    YES YES NO NO NO
    Picture Package
    Ver. 1.0/1.1/1.6
    Cyber-shot NO NO NO NO NO
    Picture Package
    Ver. 1.6.1
    Cyber-shot NO NO NO YES NO
    Picture Package
    Ver. 1.2
    Cyber-shot
    (DSC-M1)
    NO NO NO NO YES
    Picture Package
    Ver. 1.2.1
    Cyber-shot
    (DSC-M2)
    NO NO NO YES YES
    Picture Package
    Ver. 1.8/1.8.1
    DVD
    Handycam
    NO YES NO NO NO
    Picture Package
    Ver. 1.0/1.5/1.5.1/1.7
    DV/Digital8
    Handycam
    NO NO YES NO NO
  • The following functions that are included in "Picture Package" and/or "ImageMixer for HDD Camcorder" are not available in Picture Motion Browser.
    • Saving data to a CD or creating a Video CD
    • Creating a slideshow or video with effects and music automatically
    • Converting the audio format from Dolby® Digital to MPEG Audio
    • Saving playlists or still images to a DVD disc
  • With the DVD creation function in Picture Motion Browser, you can only burn a 12cm disc. Burning an 8cm disc is not supported.
  • When importing images from a DVD disc to Picture Motion Browser, the disc needs to be finalized beforehand.
  • You cannot import images from an 8cm DVD+RW to Picture Motion Browser when the disc is inserted in the DVD camcorder connected via USB.
  • Photomovies for DVD camcorders are not supported.
  • To import movies from a tape in a DV/Digital8 camcorder, you need to connect the camcorder with an i.LINK® cable. USB streaming and DV streaming (importing movies from a tape using the USB cable) are not supported. Also, you cannot export movies to a tape.
  • The back-up history information used by the One Touch DVD Burn function and the Easy PC Back-up function in "ImageMixer for HDD Camcorder" will not be retained for Picture Motion Browser. Therefore, all images in the hard disk of the camcorder are saved when you first use the equivalent functions in Picture Motion Browser.
  • Images in a DVD disc created with "ImageMixer for HDD Camcorder" cannot be imported to Picture Motion Browser.
  • To use functions such as creating a disc in Windows XP, installation of Image Mastering API v2.0 for Windows XP is required. If it is not installed, please install it by following the instructions that appear when you attempt to use applicable functions.
System Requirements
  • Operating System (OS):
    • Windows XP with Service Pack 3. 64-bit versions and Starter edition are not supported.
    • Windows Vista Windows Vista® with Service Pack 2. Starter edition is not supported.
    • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1.
  • Processor (CPU): Pentium® III 1GHz or faster for Handycam® camcorders, Pentium III 500 MHz or faster (Pentium III 1GHz or faster required to handle MPEG4 movies) for Cyber-shot® cameras.
  • Available Hard Drive Disk (HDD) Space: Approximately 1 GB or more (to install the software).
  • Installed Memory (RAM): 512 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended).

Important Notes
  • You must have the Picture Package or ImageMixer software installation CD that came with your product in order to perform this download.
  • If ImageMixer for HDD Camcorder is installed on the computer you must uninstall it before installing Picture Motion Browser.
  • During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.
Download Instructions

You must have the Picture Package or ImageMixer software installation CD that came with your product in order to perform this download.

  1. Click the Download Now button at the top or bottom of this page.
  2. At the prompt, enter the part number listed on your Picture Package Software CD or ImageMixer Software CD, and then click OK.
  3. Download the PMB56_Installer1108a.exe file to a temporary or download directory (please note this directory for reference).
Installation Instructions
  1. During the installation of this file, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  2. If ImageMixer for HDD Camcorder is installed on the computer you must uninstall it before installing Picture Motion Browser.
  3. Go to the directory where the file was downloaded and double-click the PMB56_Installer1108a.exe file to begin the installation.
  4. Follow the on screen instructions to complete the installation.
  5. When prompted, insert your original software installation CD into the computer CD-ROM drive, and click "OK".
    • If the software installation window appears, please close it.
    • Functions to be installed vary depending on the inserted CD-ROM. If you have multiple CD-ROMs, please check the table above and insert the appropriate CD depending on which functions you need.
    • You can repeat the installation process with the other CDs to enable additional functions.
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions carefully to complete the installation.
    Note: If you are prompted to install Image Mastering API for Windows XP, DO NOT install it at this time. You will be asked again when you try to use one of the applicable functions after installing Picture Motion Browser.

Operating instructions for Picture Motion Browser are available in the PMB Guide included with the software (not all information in this guides applies to all models) or you can visit the PMB support web site for assistance.

File:
Date:
4/29/2011
Version:
5.6.02
Size:
Varies