The sections below list the benefits provided by each version of the Picture Motion Browser software. Each version includes the benefits provided by previous versions.
Note: Different camera and camcorder models include different versions of Picture Motion Browser on the supplied software installation disc.
Benefit provided by Picture Motion Browser version 5.8.02
Benefit provided by Picture Motion Browser version 5.8.01
Benefit provided by Picture Motion Browser version 5.6.02
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 5.6.01
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 5.5.02
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 5.3
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 5.2
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 4.2.10
If you have a Sony AVCHD camcorder, and computer with a Blu-ray Disc burner, you can create high definition videos in Blu-ray Disc format from videos recorded with the Sony AVCHD camcorder by using Picture Motion browser and the Blu-ray Disc Add-on software.
Note: Approximately 50 GB of available disk space may be required to create discs in Blu-ray Disc format.
Please visit the PMB Blu-ray Disc Add-on Software page to download and install the Blu-ray Disc Add-on software.
PMB Blu-ray Disc Add-on Software Download Notes:
Picture Motion Browser version 4.0 or higher must be installed on the computer
A Sony AVCHD camcorder must be connected to the computer
DXVA (DirectX Video Accelerator) 2.0 considerably enhances the playback performance of AVCHD contents.
Note: In order to use DXVA 2.0 the computer must meet the DXVA 2.0 hardware and software requirements.
Adds the ability to select images to be burned to disc from the thumbnail screen.
PMB Launcher can quickly and easily launch desired functions within the Picture Motion Browser software.
PMB Launcher organizes Picture Motion Browser software functions into the following eight categories: View, Import, Disc Creation, Handycam, Tools, Support, GPS, and Other.
This issue does not affect the English language version of Picture Motion Browser.
Picture Motion Browser in the following language versions may be affected: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Russian, and Dutch.
The incorrect language descriptions may appear in the "Information Tool", "Handycam Utility", and "One Touch Disc Burn" functions within Picture Motion Browser.
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 3.3.00
Combine video, images, comments, and sound effects to create original videos and slideshows.
Images and videos decorated by the eDeco function can be uploaded to network services or saved as WMV format videos.
Trace the movements your camera made while recording videos. By combining thumbnail images of the video, the scenes you recorded are reproduced in a two-dimensional view.
WMV format videos can be displayed as thumbnails, played, saved to disk, or attached to email.
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 3.2.10
Use face detection technology to analyze movies and still images imported to the computer to be able to search for images with similar faces.
More user-friendly function for uploading images.
Ability to download information about available online services so you can use the latest services to upload images.
Available online services vary depending on region.
In some network environments it may not be possible to upload large image files
Installing this update clears login information and other online service settings. It is necessary to set them again after installing the update.
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 3.2.00
Benefits provided by Picture Motion Browser version 3.0.05
Updates the GPS Image Tracker software to version 2.0.
The sections below list additional improvements provided by updating to version 3.0.05 or higher of Picture Motion Browser software.
Additional improvements to versions 3.0.02 and lower:
Map View with images displayed on a map can be sent as an e-mail attachment.
The routes you traveled (tracks) can be displayed on a map.
Additional improvements to versions 2.2.00 and lower:
Adds an option to the "Data Disc Creation" feature to convert video files to WMV format.
Adds an option to the "E-mail Media Files" feature to convert video files to WMV format.
This function is already included in versions 2.1.01 and 2.1.00.
Analyzes videos to display several scenes as thumbnails for one video.
Thumbnails can be created for points at specific time intervals.
Can automatically search for highlight scenes in which laughing or cheering are recorded and display them as thumbnails.
Additional improvements to versions 2.1.03 and lower:
Labels and ratings can be added to images.
Images can be classified by added labels and ratings.
Additional improvement to versions 2.1.01 and lower:
This function is already included in versions 2.0.14, 2.0.10, 2.0.05, and 2.0.00.
Additional improvement to versions 2.1.01 and 2.1.00 only:
Additional improvement to versions 2.0.17 and lower:
Additional improvement to versions 1.1 and lower: