PSA: GoPro Hero 4 Update Is Live, Adds New Features


A few weeks back, GoPro announced a big update for their line of Hero 4 cameras which promised to bring new features and functionality to these models. As of today, the company pushed out this new firmware to all Hero 4 owners and they can update via the GoPro App or GoPro Hero Studio software.

Here's a quick overview of the notable changes that have come to the Hero 4 line:

HERO4 Black and HERO4 Silver

  • Time lapse video mode – Capture Time Lapse videos automatically—no post-production needed. Showcase a sunrise, road trip or family gathering as a short, sharable video.
  • 30/6 burst photo – Introducing a new way to never miss a moment. Capture 30 photos in 6 seconds—perfect for longer duration fast-action activities like surfing and snowboarding.
  • Auto rotate – Automatically adjusts capture orientation to right-side up when the camera is mounted upside down.
  • Add HiLight Tags during playback – Now you can mark key moments both while recording video and playing back content on the built-in touch display to quickly find highlights for easy editing and sharing.

HERO4 Black

  • 720p240 fps video – Record ultra high frame rate video at a staggering 240 frames per second for liquid smooth slow-motion playback
  • 2.7K60 fps video – Capture cinematic, high-resolution 2.7K footage at an impressive 60 frames per second

Source: GoPro