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Tourist
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Rif.: Please tell me the video compression format of HERO9 Black in MAX lens mode.

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Hi all,

 

I just bought the camera with MAX lens mod and noticed it as well.

 

The awkward part is that even the camera itself doesen't tell you what resolution/framerate is HEVC/H265 only when selected (and this happens while using the standard lens, so it's a feature), so one needs to test each one and see the results.

 

I posted this issue on Reddit as well, just to spread the word.

 

I really hope GoPro will fix that in a future firmware update, and let's hope that even the official Support link will be updated too!

Tourist
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Rif.: Please tell me the video compression format of HERO9 Black in MAX lens mode.

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After a few tests I discovered that only these 2 options are encoded in AVC/H264

 

  • 2.7K 16:9 60fps
  • 1080 16:9 60fps

All the other resolutions and framerates are encoded in HEVC/H265

Tourist
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Rif.: Please tell me the video compression format of HERO9 Black in MAX lens mode.

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I just noticed that the official Support page post doesen't show 1440p 4:3 for Standard lens as well, HEVC for all framerates.

For anyone interested I compiled a spreadsheet with an overview of the two encoders with both lenses, for NTSC framerate frequencies:

 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/18Cimp19H1DNLzRb9-OD1NGpgaF0GNTKEJuDzoQQykNQ/edit?usp=sharing

 

I don't know if it's permitted to post external links, I try!

Hiker
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Rif.: Please tell me the video compression format of HERO9 Black in MAX lens mode.

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@andreabonez 

 

You are a genius


Thank you for creating the list.

 

 

@aragon1006 

 


Can't you do such a simple task?


Please list the file compression formats in MAX lens mode on the following URL page as soon as possible.


https://community.gopro.com/t5/en/HEVC-Explained/ta-p/394284


Please update the article as soon as possible.

Tourist
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Rif.: Please tell me the video compression format of HERO9 Black in MAX lens mode.

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Thank you!

I hope I didn't make any mistakes, if you find something wrong let me know!
Sightseer
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Re: Please tell me the video compression format of HERO9 Black in MAX lens mode.

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Nice idea, I like it.