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Hiker
Posts: 66

Auto rotate disable portrait only hero7

I always us the the auto rotate mide on my gopros for kitesurfing when placed in the lines. Now with the portrait mode it sometimes starts recording in portraot instead of landscape. Is there a way to disable only the portrait mode but to keep the up and down rotation enabled? If not , can gopro please add this feature?
Adventurer
Posts: 9,298

Re: Auto rotate disable portrait only hero7

Check in preference for landscape  for the feature you're asking

Hiker
Posts: 66

Re: Auto rotate disable portrait only hero7

I checked the preferences.

You van chooseat the lock landscape option between off, up or down.

If you choose off, the gopro will rotate between up, down and portrait

if you choose up, it wil be locked in upward position

choose down and it will lock upside down.

 

So my issue to turn the portatit postion off but still switching between up and down is not possible.

 

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: Auto rotate disable portrait only hero7

yes, I support that request. We need a setting that lets the camera automatically switch between up and down but does NOT switch to portrait mode. 

I also think that people shooting video in portrait mode should be banned from owning a camera Smiley Very Happy

Hiker
Posts: 12

Re: Auto rotate disable portrait only hero7

[ Edited ]

Agreed. GoPro, please add a fourth choice to this function...

1- Off

2- Off with portrait mode disable

3- Up

4- Down

Sightseer
Posts: 1

Re: Auto rotate disable portrait only hero7

I agree. I'm wasting to nana videos because they are being accidently shot in portrait mode.
Explorer
Posts: 11,719

Re: Auto rotate disable portrait only hero7

While I think the ability to disable Portrait only could be useful, shooting in this mode accidentally is easily fixed in an editor. You just have to rotate the image and it will be the same as if it was shot in UP or Down mode.
Hiker
Posts: 66

Re: Auto rotate disable portrait only hero7

@danielr15 , I do not agree.

Portrait mode results in a 90° rotation, so rotating it in an editing program results in black borders left and right.

If you accidently filmed upside down, that's a 180°  rotation, you can easly rotate it because it has the same frame size.

greets