EOS 5D Mk IV

The following compatible memory cards, data rates, and recording time information has been extracted from the Canon 5D Mk IV website and/or camera manual. All information is subject to change, and all data rates and recording times are approximate values. Bit rates and recording times will vary depending on the content being captured.

Canon 5D Mk IV Compatible Memory Cards

The following table shows all compatible memory cards for the Canon 5D Mk IV camera.

Format Frame Rate fps Recommended Cards
CompactFlash SD
MOV 4K   29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p UDMA 7 100 MBps or faster UHS-I 90 MBps or faster
Full HD ALL-I 59.94p/50.00p UDMA 7 60 MBps or faster UHS-I Class 3 or faster
29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p 30 MBps or faster Class 10 or faster
IPB 59.94p/50.00p 30 MBps or faster Class 10 or faster
IPB Standard 29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p 10 MBps or faster Class 6 or faster
HD ALL-I 119.9p/100.0p UDMA 7 60 MBps or faster UHS-I Class 3 or faster
MP4 Full HD IPB Standard 59.94p/50.00p 30 MBps or faster Class 10 or faster
29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p 10 MBps or faster Class 6 or faster
IPB light 29.97p/25.00p 10 MBps or faster Class 4 or faster

IMPORTANT
Before shooting 4K movies, format the card.
If you use a slow-writing card when shooting movies, the movie may not be recorded properly. Also, if you play back a movie on a card with a slow reading speed, the movie may not be played back properly.
When movies cannot be recorded normally, format the card and try again. If formatting the card does not resolve the problem, refer to the card manufacturer’s Web site.
The camera is not compatible with UHS-II SDHC/SDXC cards. (Compatible with UHS-I.) With a UHS-II SDHC/SDXC card, high-speed transfer via UHS-I may not be possible, depending on the card specification.

NOTE
If the card is new or was previously formatted by another camera or computer, format the card with this camera.
The camera does not come with a card for recording images/ movies. Please purchase it separately.

Data Rates and Approximate Recording Times

The following table shows the approximate recording times of the Canon 5D Mk IV camera using various recording formats, memory card types and memory card sizes.

Format Frame Rate fps MAX Bit
rate
Mbps
Approximate Recording Time on Card in Minutes
128GB
In MOV Format In MP4 Format
MOV 4K   29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p 500 34
Full HD ALL-I 59.94p/50.00p 180 94
29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p 90 186
IPB 59.94p/50.00p 60 277
IPB Standard 29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p 30 541
HD ALL-I 119.9p/100.0p 160 105
MP4 Full HD IPB Standard 59.94p/50.00p 60 283
29.97p/25.00p/24.00p/23.98p 30 563
IPB light 29.97p/25.00p 12 1391

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