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Sightseer
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Difference between "start recording" and "capture"

Hi folks.  What's the difference between "start recording" and "capture" on the Hero 7?  Are those essentially the same command?

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Posts: 3,825

Re: Difference between "start recording" and "capture"

Hi @jayp126,

 

Start recording is for recording videos and take a photo is for still image. 

 

Regards,

-Jay 

Sightseer
Posts: 2

Re: Difference between "start recording" and "capture"

 I hear that.  There's a new command called "gopro capture" in addition to "start recording" and "take a photo".

 

Just played aroudn with it.  I think "capture" is built to be used in conjunction with the "GoPro Mode xyz" command.  When you say "gopro capture" it just does whatever mode it's in.  Time Lapse, Video, or Photo.  If you say "start recording" it always does a movie.

 

Thanks for the reply.

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Posts: 8,154

Re: Difference between "start recording" and "capture"

You got it right, @jayp126. Whatever is set as the default mode on the camera, that is what the camera will do when "GoPro Capture" is used.