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ImageBrowser EX 1.1.0 - 1.1.1 - Changing Movie Sizes and Types

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Solution

Using the supplied [ImageBrowser EX] software, you can change the size or format of movies before saving them.

Caution

The operations described here assume that the ImageBrowser EX software from the supplied CD (DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk) has been installed, and has been updated over the Internet.
If there is no [ImageBrowser EX] on the supplied CD, you can download and install the [ImageBrowser EX] updater from the downloads section of the Canon Web site. Please note that you will need to have your camera ready when you do the installation.
In this section, Windows 7 is used as an example. Depending on the operating system you are using, on-screen displays and operations may differ slightly.
Movies you edit this way cannot be returned to the camera.
Playback of some scenes may not be smooth if you change the frame rate after movie editing.
Saving movies may take some time. In particular, saving movies in MOV format may take a long time. Note that the time required may vary greatly depending on computer performance and movie size (resolution).

Supported Movie Length

If [MOV(H.264)] is selected in [Save image type], the maximum supported lengths of movies you can save are shown in the table below. A message will be displayed if you attempt to save a movie longer than this. In this case, trim the movie or reduce the size (resolution).

Size (Resolution)Max. Length (MOV)
23.976 fps/
25 fps/29.97 fps*
50 fps/59.94 fps*
1920 x 1080Less than 10 min.-
1280 x 720Less than 20 min.Less than 10 min.
640 x 480Less than 30 min.Less than 20 min.
320 x 240Less than 60 min.-
* On cameras, 23.976 fps is indicated as 24 fps, 29.97 fps as 30 fps, and 59.94 fps as 60 fps.


1. Double-click the [ImageBrowser EX] shortcut icon on your desktop to start [ImageBrowser EX].

If you cannot find the [ImageBrowser EX] shortcut icon on your desktop, click [Start] () ⋗ [All Programs] or [Programs] ⋗ [Canon Utilities] ⋗ [ImageBrowser EX] and select [ImageBrowser EX] to start [ImageBrowser EX].

Caution

On a Mac, click the [ImageBrowser EX] icon on the [Dock]. If no [ImageBrowser EX] icon is found on the [Dock], click [Go] on the menu bar, select [Applications], and then open [Canon Utility] ⋗ [ImageBrowser EX], and then select and start [ImageBrowser EX].

2. Select the files for which you want to change the file format or size.

3. Click [Edit] and choose [Edit Movies].

4. The following screen appears. Click [Save].

5. Enter a file name for the movie to be saved.

Set the destination folder. To change the location where the file is saved, click [Browse].

6. In [Save image type], select [Specify a save image type]. Select the format to save the movie in. Click [Advanced Settings].

7. The [Advanced Settings] screen will appear. Set the [Image Size], [Frame Rate], and [Audio].

8. Click [Save] to save the editing results.

9. If the following window appears, click [OK].

10. Once the movie has been saved, click [OK].

This completes the procedure for changing the size or format of images.

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