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Nikon Z f Video Recording Limits

Nikon Z f

The Nikon Z f has a maximum video recording time of 2 hours, 5 minutes, but only for some formats. That limit is also dependent upon multiple factors like camera settings, media storage size, camera power, and internal camera temperature. See details and notes below for more information.


Maximum continuous video recording times for the Nikon Z f
Format Limit

1If the recording time reaches 2 hours, 4 minutes, 59 seconds, recording may stop automatically.

All Formats & Frame Rates 125 minutes1


  • Each video recorded to a card with a capacity of 32 GB or less may be saved across a maximum of 8 files. Each of these files will be a maximum of 4 GB in size. The number of files and the length of each file vary with the options selected for [Frame size/frame rate].
  • Depending on memory card write speed, shooting may end before the maximum length is reached.
  • An increase of the camera’s internal temperature may cause recording to stop before the maximum recording time is reached.


  1. Nikon Z f Reference Guide (English) - pages 194 and 856
  2. Nikon Z f Product Page (