Canon EOS 60D User Manual
Setting the Movie-recording Size
Total Movie Recording Time and File Size Per Minute
Due to file system limitations, if the file size of a single movie clip
reaches 4 GB, movie shooting will stop automatically. At [1920x1080]
and [1280x720], the maximum recording time of a single movie clip will
be approx. 12 min. At [640x480] and [Crop 640x480], the maximum
recording time of a single movie clip will be approx. 24 min. To shoot a
movie again, press the <A> button. (A new movie file starts being
Total Recording Time (approx.)
1 hr. 32 min.
An increase of the camera’s internal temperature may cause movie
shooting to stop before the maximum recording time shown above
The maximum recording time of one movie clip is 29 min. 59 sec.
Depending on the subject and the increase in the camera’s internal
temperature, the movie shooting might stop sooner than 29 min. 59 sec.
With ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser (provided software), you can extract
a still image from the movie. The still image quality will be as follows:
Approx. 2 megapixels at [1920x1080], approx. 1 megapixel at [1280x720],
and approx. 300,000 pixels at [640x480].