How to Change the Playmemories Home Folder Date Format

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BrentSchumer
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How to Change the Playmemories Home Folder Date Format
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I use PlayMemories Home for photo import from my cameras and was always annoyed that the folders were created as MM-DD-YYYY despite my cameras being set up to use YYYY-MM-DD.  I prefer the latter for chronological sorting. So every import was followed by folder reformatting.  Not a big deal but - as you might have noticed - I get frustrated by things that are less useful than they could be.

After some online research I read that PlayMemories formats the folders based on your system date formats.  If you change Windows to use the YYYY-MM-DD format all your folders will follow.  Thought I'd share this method for anyone else experiencing a similar frustration:

1. Right click on your lower right hand system clock and select "Adjust date/time"

2. In the date and time control panel, click on "Date, time, & regional formatting."

3. There is an option at the bottom of Region called "Change data formats."  Almost done!

4. The folder format used by PlayMemories Home is the Short Date.

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