Panasonic LUMIX FZ1000 Video Recording Limits

Panasonic LUMIX FZ1000 (DMC-FZ1000)

The Panasonic LUMIX FZ1000 has a maximum video recording time of 30 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 Panasonic LUMIX FZ1000
Format Limit

1Recording stops when the continuous recording time exceeds 29 minutes, 59 seconds.

2You can continue recording without interruption even if the file size exceeds 4GB, but the motion picture file will be divided and played back separately.

3Recording stops when the continuous recording time exceeds 29 minutes, 59 seconds or the file size exceeds 4GB (whichever occurs first).

4Since the file size becomes larger with [FHD], recording with [FHD] will typically stop before 29 minutes, 59 seconds.

4K Formats 30 minutes1, 2
MP4 [FHD] 30 minutes or 4GB3, 4
MP4 [HD] 30 minutes or 4GB3
MP4 [VGA] 30 minutes or 4GB3
AVCHD Formats 30 minutes1


  • The maximum available continuous recording time will be displayed on the screen.
  • An increase of the camera’s internal temperature may cause recording to stop before the maximum recording time is reached.
  • Alternate Model Names: DMC-FZ1000


  1. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 Owner’s Manual for Advanced Features (English) - pages 27 and 33
  2. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 Product Page (