Screenshots

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You can take screenshots while playing a game or from the home screen.

You can then upload these screenshots to an online service by using the SHARE button, copying to an USB Storage or send them to Friends with Messages.

See also files on the PS4 page

Screeenshot resolution are 1920*1080 (.jpg or .png).

Format[edit]

jpg[edit]

  • Some value are variable (e.g.: for ImageDescription) and so are the offset (starting from the TIFF header)
Offset (h) Length Value (h) Note
0000 2 FFD8 SOI Start Of Image "ÿØ"
0002 2 FFE1 APP1 Exif "ÿá"
0004 2 xxxx APP1 data size
0006 6 457869660000 "Exif " Header
TIFF header
0000 2 4D4D TIFF header: byte order used:
  • 4949:“II”: little-endian
  • 4D4D:“MM”: big-endian
0002 2 002A Version number: An arbitrary but carefully chosen number (42) that further identifies the file as a TIFF file

The byte order depends on the value of Bytes 0-1

0004 4 0000 0008 The offset (in bytes from the TIFF header) of the first

Image File Directory (IFD)

0008 2 0B Number of tags in IFD (11)
000A 2 010E IFD Entry: Tag: ImageDescription (A string that describes the subject of the image.)
000C 2 0002 IFD Entry: Type: ASCII
000E 4 0000 001C IFD Entry: Count
0012 4 0000 0092 IFD Entry: Value Offset: "THE PLAYROOM_20130919091109."
0016 2 010F IFD Entry: Tag: Make (The scanner manufacturer)
0018 2 0002 IFD Type: ASCII
001A 4 0000 0021 IFD Count
001E 4 0000 00AE IFD Value Offset: "Sony Computer Entertainmement Inc."
0022 2 0110 IFD Tag: Model (The scanner model name or number)
0024 2 0002 IFD Type: ASCII
0026 4 0000 0010 IFD Count
002A 4 0000 00D0 IFD Value Offset: "PlayStation(R)4." (PSVita "PlayStation(R)Vita")
002E 2 0112 IFD Tag: Orientation (of the image with respect to the rows and columns)
0030 2 0003 IFD Type: SHORT
0032 4 0000 0001 IFD Count
0036 4 0001 0000 IFD Value: top-left-hand side
003A 2 011A IFD Tag: XResolution (The number of pixels per ResolutionUnit in the ImageWidth direction)
003C 2 0005 IFD Type: RATIONAL Two LONGs
003E 4 00000001 IFD Count
0042 4 0000 00E0 IFD Value Offset: 0x48 (72)
0046 2 011B IFD Tag: YResolution (The number of pixels per ResolutionUnit in the ImageLength direction)
0048 2 0005 IFD Type: RATIONAL Two LONGs
004A 4 0000 0001 IFD Count
004E 4 0000 00E8 IFD Value Offset: 00000048 (72)
0052 2 0128 IFD Tag: ResolutionUnit (The unit of measurement for XResolution and YResolution)
0054 2 0003 IFD Type: SHORT
0056 4 0000 0001 IFD Count
005A 4 0002 0000 IFD Value: Inch
005E 2 0131 IFD Tag: Software

Name and version number of the software package(s) used to create the image (in this case, System Firmware)

0060 2 0002 IFD Type: ASCII
0062 4 0000 0006 IFD Count
0066 4 0000 00F0 IFD Value Offset: e.g.: 1.01
006A 2 0132 IFD Tag: DateTime (of image creation)
006C 2 0002 IFD Type: ASCII
006E 4 0000 0014 IFD Count
0072 4 0000 00F6 IFD Value Offset: e.g. 2013:09:19 09:11:09
0076 2 0213 IFD Tag: YCbCr Positioning (Specifies the positioning of subsampled chrominance components relative to luminance samples)
0078 2 0003 IFD Type: SHORT
007A 4 0000 0001 IFD Count
007E 4 0001 0000 IFD Value: centered
0082 2 8769 IFD Tag: A pointer to the Exif sub IFD.
0084 2 0004 IFD Type: LONG
0086 4 0000 0001 IFD Count
008A 4 0000 010A IFD Value Offset: sub IFD starts
008E 4 0000 0272 IFD Value Offset: sub IFD ends
0092 - - IFD values described above
010A 2 000A Number of tags in sub IFD (10)
010C 2 9000 subIFD Tag: ExifVersion
010E 2 0007 subIFD Type: UNDEFINED
0110 8 0000 0004 3032 3231 subIFD Value: "0221" (Exif 2.2.1)
0118 2 9003 DateTimeOriginal (of original image taken)
011A 2 0002 ASCII
011C 4 0000 0014 Count
0120 4 0000 0188 Value Offset: same format than DateTime
0124 2 9004 DateTimeDigitized (Usually, it contains the same value of DateTimeOriginal)
0126 2 0002 ASCII
0128 4 0000 0014 Count
012C 4 0000 019C Value Offset: same format than DateTime
0130 2 9101 ComponentsConfiguration (Specific to compressed data; specifies the channels and complements PhotometricInterpretation)
0132 2 0007 UNDEFINED
0134 4 0000 0004 Count
0138 4 0102 0300 Value Offset: 1,2,3,0 (YCbCr)
013C 2 927C MakerNote ((manufacturer specific information))
013E 2 0007 UNDEFINED
0140 4 0000 00A4 Count
0144 4 0000 01B0 Value Offset: See MarkerNote link.
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