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Tourist
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4GB is just stupid!

Check the calendar, it's 2020.  It's time to get off an ancient file system.  Managing a folder full of 4GB files is a waste of my time.

 

I'm OK with each start/stop of recording to be a separate files, but this nonsense of a new file every 8 minutes has got to stop.

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Re: 4GB is just stupid!

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Tourist
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Re: 4GB is just stupid!

I've read that.  It's still stupid.  And this quote from that article is simply not true:

 

"This chaptering is intentional and there is no way to keep the camera from doing so."

 

There is no way by the user to fix it, but there is definitely a way for GoPro to fix it.  Move to a 21st century file system.  Here's an article for you to read:

 

Conservation of Complexity 

 

GoPro is on the lazy side of the equation.