File Extension Library


.SONYVID File Extension

  • Category: Various data Files

What is an .SONYVID file?

.SONYVID file extension has been classified as Various data Files.

.SONYVID is Sony camera metadata

The sonyvid file extension is related to some video format for storing recorded video on some Sony digital cameras.

The sonyvid file is stored (hidden) on memory cards and hard drives. These files contain information about captured video.

.SONYVID file format is deprecated and this file format is no longer supported.

Currently, .SONYVID file type is not actively used and is obsolete. This usually happens with system files in older operating systems, files from long-discontinued software, or with previous versions of some file types (documents, projects, images, etc.) that were replaced in later versions of the original programs.


How to open:

It seems that this file type is only accessed during decoding / playback of the stored audio.

How to convert:

You cannot convert this file type to anything else, it contains no video data itself, just metadata.

How to Open .SONYVID file on different platforms

Open .SONYVID File on Windows

  • Right-click a .SONYVID
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .SONYVID file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .SONYVID files" Press "Ok"

Open .SONYVID File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .SONYVID file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .SONYVID File on Linux

Right click on the .SONYVID file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .SONYVID File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .SONYVID file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .SONYVID File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .SONYVID files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .SONYVID files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SONYVID files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SONYVID file format
  2. You need to check the .SONYVID file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)