Imaging Edge Mobile Update 7.2.2 adds iOS 13 support – available now from the Apple App store
If cannot connect the camera via WiFi, try “Reset Network Settings” on you iPhone.
When using Location Information Linkage, set “Location” to “Always”:
iPhone Settings > Imaging Edge Mobile > Location > Always
Along with today’s release of Sony a9 Firmware 5.00, Sony also dropped a pair of mobile apps. Imaging Edge Mobile now officially replaces PlayMemories Mobile (RIP) and adds the new Transfer & Tagging add-on. Both apps must work their way through the Apple & Google pipeline. If you already have PlayMemories Mobile, Imaging Edge Mobile will appear as an app update.
Imaging Edge Mobile is a free application that succeeds PlayMemories Mobile. It allows images/videos to be transferred to a smartphone/tablet, enables remote shooting, and provides location information to images captured by a camera. You can continue using the features/functions of PlayMemories Mobile with Imaging Edge Mobile.
Transfer Images from a Camera to a Smartphone
・You can transfer images/videos.
・After transferring, you can immediately share your high quality images on social networks or through email.
A smartphone and tablet application designed to help professionals by speeding up the transfer of still images.
Fast and efficient asset delivery using “FTP Background Transfer,” “Quick Tagging and Captioning.”
Supported devices (cameras)
a9 (ILCE-9) camera system software Ver. 5.0 or later
a7R III (ILCE-7RM3)
a7 III (ILCE-7M3)
Supported devices (cameras) for “FTP background transfer”
a9 (ILCE-9) camera system software Ver. 5.0 or later
PLEASE NOTE: Tagging & Transfer Add-on is only available in countries where the federal communication regulators in that country have approved it.
Recommended environment for operation
Android 7.0 – 9.0
iOS 11.4 – 12.1
Remote Shooting of a Camera using a Smartphone
・You can capture photos/videos remotely while checking the live view of a camera on a smartphone. *1
This is convenient for capturing night views or water flowing scenes which need long-exposure, or macro shooting in which you need to avoid to directly touch the camera.
*1 Models that support PlayMemories Camera Apps can use this feature by installing “Smart Remote Control” (in-camera app) on your camera in advance.
Record Location Information
・With cameras that have a location information linkage function, the location information acquired by the smartphone can be added to the captured image in your camera.
For supported models and detailed operation methods, see the support page.
・Even with cameras that do not have a location information linkage function, it is possible to add location information acquired by your smartphone to the photos saved on your smartphone during remote shooting.
・Supported operating systems: iOS11.4-12.1 / Android 6.0 to 9.0
・This app is not guaranteed to work with all smartphones/tablets.
・Features/Functions available for this app vary depending on the camera you are using.
・For supported models and information on features/functions, see the support page below.
・PlayMemories Mobile has been renewed as Imaging Edge Mobile.
・You can continue using existing features/functions with Imaging Edge Mobile.
・Support image/video transfers and remote shooting.
The new Sony Imaging Edge Mobile app will replace Sony’s current PlayMemories Mobile™ app.
Transfer & Tagging add-on will be released in March offering instant transfer of images from camera to a connected mobile devices while shooting.
Jpegs can be transferred when utilizing the new “Auto background transfer to Smartphone” functionality, allowing users to easily share content direct from their phone to social media platforms.
The mobile application also supports 4K movie proxy file transfer and remote control functionality.
It also enables voice input for text captioning to help streamline communication and overall workflow between photographers and other team members. There is also an online function that will allow you to sync a Caption Glossary between multiple devices.
Here’s a preview of how Transfer & Tagging works:
SAN DIEGO — Jan. 15, 2019 — Sony Electronics Inc. today announced the release of new Imaging Edge™ mobile applications plus several updates to the ‘Remote,’ ‘Viewer’ and ‘Edit’ desktop applications that will bring exciting new features to all Sony imaging customers ranging from casual hobbyists to working professionals.
New Imaging Edge Mobile Applications
The newly introduced mobile application named Imaging Edge Mobile is the successor to Sony’s PlayMemories Mobile™ app and will offer instant transfer of images from camera to a connected mobile devices while shooting. Images can be transferred when utilizing the new “Auto background transfer to Smartphone” functionality, allowing users to easily share content direct from their phone to social media platforms. The mobile application also supports 4K movie transfer and remote control functionality.
For professional photographers, Sony will be releasing a new mobile application ‘Transfer & Tagging add-on’ that will support instant delivery workflow by allowing users to transfer content to their mobile devices via the camera’s FTP background transfer functionality, without distraction from their shooting. It also enables voice input for text captioning to help streamline communication and overall workflow between photographers and other team members. There is also an online function that will allow you to sync a Caption Glossary between multiple devices.
Sony’s new Imaging Edge mobile application and ‘Transfer & Tagging add-on’ will be available in March 2019.
Enhancements of ‘Remote’ ‘Viewer’ ‘Edit’ Desktop Applications
The desktop version of Sony’s Imaging Edge application will be updated as well, with workflow support of time-lapse movie creation, making it an ideal match for Sony’s newest interchangeable lens cameras with built-in interval recording. Other new features to maximize usability have been added as well, such as comparison display and collection functions, as well as a new and improved user interface.
The latest Version 1.4 of Desktop Applications ‘Remote’ ‘Viewer’ ‘Edit’ will be available later this month.
For more information on the new application updates, please visit the Imaging Edge website.
A variety of exclusive stories and exciting new content related to all of Sony’s exciting announcements can be found at www.alphauniverse.com, a site built to educate and inspire all fans and customers of the Sony α brand. The new content will also be posted directly at the Sony Camera Channel on YouTube.
1 A successor application of PlayMemories Mobile. Existing PlayMemories Mobile users can use this by updating PlayMemories Mobile
2 Compatible with ILCE-9 with software update Ver.5.0 or later. Files are imported in 2MP size when using this function
3 Compatible with ILCE-9 with software update Ver.5.0 or later, ILCE-7RM3, ILCE-7M3, ILCE-6400, DSC-RX10M4, DSC-RX100M6, DSC-RX100M5A.
Availability of video transfer and playback varies depending on smartphone in use
4 Add-on mobile application for ‘Imaging Edge Mobile’. Available countries: US/Canada/UK/France/Germany/Hong Kong/China/Australia/Japan. User registration is required to use this application.
Compatible with ILCE-9 with software update Ver.5.0 or later, ILCE-7RM3, ILCE-7M3
5 Compatible with ILCE-9 with software update Ver.5.0 or later
6 The voice input of this application uses the service provided by Google. If Google services are not available, you cannot use the voice input. Please use the keyboard input
7 RAW processing adjustments by batch, adding music/texts, outputting 4K movie are also available