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Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: Date/time stamp on hero 5 black

I too am quite miffed to a timestamp cannot be effected on my Hero5 Black: I just bought this thing a couple of weeks ago to document goings-on for a Human Rights Tribunal application.  Nearly $500 squandered because GoPro didn't integrate a function that is included even in the $70 knockoffs... 

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: Date/time stamp on hero 5 black

You are not the only one. Many people (included me) feel the same. This is a BIG MISTAKE from the GoPro team.

Sightseer
Posts: 3

Re: Date/time stamp on hero 5 black

Me too! It's a shame!

GoPro
Posts: 7,565

Re: Date/time stamp on hero 5 black

Hello @tiryion

 

The date and time stamp on your GoPro media (videos and photos) can only be seem through the properties of the individual files. Have you explored on gauges already?

 

When you use Quik for desktop, you can apply another layer to your video through Gauges. This includes the date and time the footage was captured, in addition to distance, elevation, altitude, among others. You can read more about this here. Hope this helps. 

 

Best regards, 

Marius

Sightseer
Posts: 3

Re: Date/time stamp on hero 5 black

Thank you, @mariustanya, but I do not use Quik. I do not make unnecessary edits, nor do I want to depend on it to organize my videos. My purpose is backup, which I only refer to when I need it. The contents of my memory cards are stored on a NAS every day. Unfortunately, when you make me depend on Quik, I think my time is very important for me to submit to it. Cheers.

Tourist
Posts: 4

Re: Date/time stamp on hero 5 black

mariustanya you totally misunderstood the situation here. Your's is not the answer that what the users are asking for... a simple feature: to have the timestamp overlayed on the video files. End. 
No editting nor further action required.
And your answer is not completely honest nor complete also, because Quick does not allows you to save the video file in the computer... Once you added the layer with gauges, the only thing you can do is publish the video on internet.

This is not (BY FAR) the solution to what the dissapointed customers are asking: A SIMPLE TIMESTAMP ON THE VIDEO FILES.

 

Regards,

AMS

Sightseer
Posts: 3

Re: Date/time stamp on hero 5 black

Oh, boy! you may find it easier to access your thousands of videos stored on a NAS for when you need one, and then edit it on Quik! Good luck!

 

Period.

Hiker
Posts: 183

Re: Date/time stamp on hero 5 black

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If you want to find files on your NAS, think a bit on how to organize you file structure and folders. 
I have gopro files from the first gopro . Every day I record, I download to a dated folder with a short discription. Year-month-day - discription.  Easy to search the folders and find the file I want. 

As for the OP, you mean overlay time and date when veiming the footage? Which other action camera can do this? 

If you mean render out with burnt in timecode etc, your will have to do it with Davinci Resolve (free) for example.

As for qiuck and easy overlay of data (GPS, speed, etc) from the gopro, give www.dashware.net a wirl. It works well and you can bring in and sync data from other sources as well.