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Nikon Z6III Video Recording Limits

Nikon Z6III

The Nikon Z6III 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 Z6III
Format Limit

1When using H.265 8-bit (MOV) format, with auto temperature cutout set to [High], at 23°C, paired with a Nikon MC-CF660G memory card and an external power source.

2These details will be updated when final specs and/or the camera ships.

H.265 8-bit (MOV) Formats 2 hours, 5 minutes1
All Other Formats Undetermined2

NOTE: All recording limits are preliminary. This page will be updated when final specs are released and/or the camera ships.


  • An increase of the camera’s internal temperature may cause recording to stop before the maximum recording time is reached.


  1. Nikon Z6III Product Page (
  2. Nikon Z6III For Filmmakers (