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Make changes to file management settings.

To access file management settings, press [MENU]/[OK], select the ([SET UP]) tab, and choose [SAVE DATA SET-UP].


New pictures are stored in image files named using a four-digit file number assigned by adding one to the last file number used. The file number is displayed during playback as shown. [FRAME NO.] controls whether file numbering is reset to 0001 when a new memory card is inserted or the current memory card is formatted.

Frame number

Directory number File number
Option Description
[CONTINUOUS] Numbering continues from the last file number used or the first available file number, whichever is higher. Choose this option to reduce the number of pictures with duplicate file names.
[RENEW] Numbering is reset to 0001 after formatting or when a new memory card is inserted.

If the frame number reaches 999-9999, the shutter release will be disabled. Format the memory card after transferring to a computer any pictures you wish to keep.

Selecting [USER SETTING] > [RESET] sets [FRAME NO.] to [CONTINUOUS] but does not reset the file number.

Frame numbers for pictures taken with other cameras may differ.


Choose [ON] to save unprocessed copies of pictures taken using [RED EYE REMOVAL].

[ON] [OFF]


Change the file name prefix. sRGB images use a four-letter prefix (default “DSCF”), Adobe RGB images a three-letter prefix (“DSF”) preceded by an underscore.

Option Default prefix Sample file name
[Adobe RGB] _DSF _ABC0001


Choose the role played by the card in the second slot.

Option Description
[SEQUENTIAL] The card in the second slot is used only when the card in the first slot is full.
[BACKUP] Each picture is recorded twice, once to each card.
[RAW/JPEG] As for [SEQUENTIAL], except that the RAW copy of pictures taken with [FINE + RAW] or [NORMAL + RAW] selected for [IMAGE QUALITY SETTING] > [IMAGE QUALITY] will be saved to the card in the first slot and the JPEG copy to the card in the second slot.


Choose the card that is recorded to first when [SEQUENTIAL] is selected for [CARD SLOT SETTING (STILL IMAGE)].

[SLOT 1] [SLOT 2]


Choose the slot used to store movies.

[SLOT 1] [SLOT 2]

Copyright information, in the form of Exif tags, can be added to new images as they are taken. Changes to copyright information are reflected only in images taken after the changes are made.

Option Description
[DISP COPYRIGHT INFO] View the current copyright information.
[ENTER AUTHOR’S INFO] Enter the creator’s name.
[ENTER COPYRIGHT INFO] Enter the name of the copyright holder.
[DELETE COPYRIGHT INFO] Delete the current copyright information. This change applies only to images taken after this option is selected; copyright information recorded with existing images is not affected.