“Panasonic Image App” is an application that makes it possible to use your smartphone to remotely control the shooting and playback functions of a Wi-Fi-compatible digital camera/digital video camera, and to perform upload operations to SNS (Social Networking Service) sites.
The following major functions are available with this application.
・You can watch the same image as on the Live View screen of your digital camera/digital video camera on your smartphone, and control shooting and other camera operations as with a wireless remote controller. (*1)
・You can play back still pictures and videos recorded using your digital camera/digital video camera on your smartphone. (*2) (*3) You can also copy them to your smartphone, and upload them to SNS sites. (*3)
Additional functions for digital cameras
・This app allows you to implement continuous connection with a digital camera that has Bluetooth function and make Wi-Fi connections and perform remote operation just with your smart phone. It also allows you to apply location information to recorded images and easily perform automatic transfer of images.(*4)
・You can make settings to automatically transfer still pictures recorded with your digital camera to your smartphone.
・You can add location information acquired with your smartphone to pictures recorded using your digital camera.
(*1) With DMC-SZ8/SZ9/SZ10/TZ55/TZ56/TZ57/TZ58/ZS35/ZS45, it is not possible to remotely record videos from a
(*2) With DMC-FT5/GF6/LF1/SZ8/SZ9/SZ10/TS5/TZ37/TZ40/TZ41/TZ55/TZ56/TZ57/TZ58/ZS27/ZS30/ZS35/ZS45, it is only possible to play back still pictures.
(*3) Not supported on HC-X1000.
(*4) This function can only be used with devices that support Bluetooth 4.0 or above (Bluetooth low energy technology).
Compatible Operating Systems
iOS 9.3 – 14
・Bluetooth function can only be used with smart phones equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 and above (Bluetooth low energy technology).
・When using the location information recording function, note that high accuracy location information cannot be acquired with the iPod touch or the Wi-Fi version of the iPad that is not equipped with a GPS sensor.
・When using an iPhone or iPad that is equipped with a GPS sensor, be aware that continued use of the GPS function can lead to a dramatic decrease in battery capacity.
・In order to use the SNS upload functions or the Cloud Sync. Service, you must first obtain a service user ID for Panasonic’s LUMIX CLUB (free of charge).
・Continued use of GPS/Bluetooth running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
・The function to transfer images to an AV device can no longer be used. (Version 1.10.7 and later)
・The function to delete images can no longer be used. (Version 1.10.15 and later)
・The function of "Home Monitor" can no longer be used. (Version 1.10.19 and later)
・The function of "Baby Monitor" can no longer be used. (Version 1.10.19 and later)
I hope I’m missing something, but can’t find any information on troubleshooting this problem - when I connect my camera, the options for remote operation and image transfer are grayed out and inaccessible. Really defeats the purpose! The only thing I can do is transfer images via camera control. Rea…
Jul 29, 2021
Smartphone and/or ipad connects to camera through a direct wifi connection but this app fails to recognize that they are connected. I can't download my pictures off my camera.
Sep 06, 2021
Disconnects randomly doesn’t transfer half of the photos it says it is so bad that it’s frustrating. It’ll start to transfer then error put on my camera half way through and disconnect.
Aug 12, 2021
Shooting down causes image to constant rotate, seems to be no fix.Controls are clunky.WiFi connection works well, unlike the Canon app.Japanese camera makers do not seem to know how to make good software!
Jul 31, 2021
Unable to transfer photos bcause the app fails to recognize that my smartphone is connected to the camera's wifi network. Useless. This will be my last Panasonic camera or any other product made by this company.
Aug 28, 2021