About this download

Benefits and improvements

Sony Channel Editor is a smart tool that allows you to modify your channel list with ease. The simple design and powerful functions enable you to move, delete and sort your channels, allowing you to personalise your TV.

  • Ver.1.1.0
    - Scrambled channels are indicated with a ($) sign
    - When deleting channels, the channel list now moves up to fill in blank spaces
    - All channel types (including data channels) are now shown in the channel list and can be deleted
    - Fixes a bug related to a multiple file saving issue
  • Ver.1.0.1
    Fixes a bug where the Undo Delete button did not work as intended

Restrictions

  • Only for use with TV sold in Europe. Not all models are sold in all countries.

Preparation

Make sure your TV is using the latest software version available

Note: Your software may already be up to date.

System Requirements

What You Need

  • a computer with access to the Internet
  • a USB storage device
  • Java Runtime (Java 6 - Java 8)

File Info

File Name

  • Sony_Channel_Editor_Installer_v1.1.0.exe

File Version

  • 1.1.0

Release Date

  • 03-08-2018

Download

How to download the software:

Before you install this software, you'll need to download it from the Internet and save it to your PC.


Step 1
Download Sony_Channel_Editor_Installer_v1.1.0.exe to your computer.


  1. Click the [Download] button on the top of this page, then read and accept the terms and conditions.
  2. Click the [Download] button on the bottom of the page to download the setup file on your PC.
Step 2
Select your language.

Supported languages: Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Turkish.



Step 3
Tick the box if you want to create a desktop shortcut.


Step 4
Click Install.


Step 5
Tick the box if you want to launch the Channel Editor after the installation has finished.


Step 6
The Sony Channel Editor tool is now ready.

How to use the tool

You can modify the channel list of your TV in three simple steps:
  1. Export the channel list from your TV.
  2. Modify the channel list on your computer.
  3. Import the modified channel list to your TV.
For more information, please follow the steps below.
  1. Exporting the channel list from your TV:
    • Insert an external USB memory into a USB port on your TV.
      a) For Sony’s Android models go to:
      [Home] > [Settings] > [Channel Setup] > [Digital setup] > [Technical Set-up] > [Program List Transfer] > [Export]
      b) For Sony’s non-Android models go to:
      [Home] > [Settings] > [System Settings] > [Channel Set-up] > [Digital Set-up] > [Technical Set-up] > [Program List Transfer] > [Export]
    • A file called “sdb.xml” will be copied onto your external USB memory.

  2. Modifying the channel list on your computer:
    • Insert the external USB memory with “sdb.xml” into a USB port on your computer.
    • Launch the Channel Editor tool and open “sdb.xml”.
    • Re-order the programmes in your channel list.
    • Save your modified channel list onto “sdb.xml” in the external USB memory.

  3. Importing the channel list to your TV:
    • Insert the external USB memory with the modified “sdb.xml” into a USB port on your TV.
      a) For Sony’s Android models go to:
      [Home] > [Settings] > [Channel Setup] > [Digital setup] > [Technical Set-up] > [Program List Transfer] > [Import]
      b) For Sony’s non-Android models go to:
      [Home] > [Settings] > [System Settings] > [Channel Set-up] > [Digital Set-up] > [Technical Set-up] > [Program List Transfer] > [Import]
    • You will have the new channel list after your TV reboots.