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Why SD card file operations (delete, move) on causes future clip recording to freeze?Format helps

I have Freshly formatted card (64 GB Samsung Pro UHS-1 90/85 MBps seq.). If it is right formatted, it is working perfectly and can record all the capacity without freezes. Until some files from 1**GOPRO are moved onto card elsewhere or removed via PC.

 I formatted the card, recorded about 5GB (couple minutes, 60Mbps footage) , about ten clips. Inserted into PC. DCIM Folder renamed to something like  "latest videos, or weekend museum visit", deleted all THM, LRV and three   mp4 files (bad clips).

 

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Then camera Hero 5 black  cannot handle the SD card properly for recording . Video recording gets stuck after 10-32 seconds (currently 15 seconds). I also tried remove other files (mdb, sav)

 

What is the explanation that the the filesystem operations (moving already recorded clips to different folder on card, removing some LRV,THM and MP4 files there) causes video clip recording to freeze? It also happens when i copy an unrelated file to the memory card (3GB file) as a thumbdrive storage.

 

This happens regularly. This is frustrating behaviour. The intended usage is:I record some footage.  Then I insert card into PC and want to keep it on the card, but move to different folder  (for example "reviewed 14.10. in ski park") in order to exclude it from 100GOPRO folder for fresh footage. Delete also (from now) unneccessary LRV,THM files. Also possibly delete some wrong MP4 clips. After the filesystem manipulation, the recording causes freezes.

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Re: Why SD card file operations (delete, move) on causes future clip recording to freeze?Format h...

 

Hi @rikim4

 

Depending on your camera, here are the SD Cards that Work with GoPro Cameras.

 

It is a good practice to format your card once your able to transfer/back up your files.

This is also suggested if you are to use the SD card between different camera models.

 

Formatting your SD card in the GoPro camera is the best way to remove old video and photos files. When you format your SD card in your camera the original file structure and partitions are restored so that the SD card will continue to properly communicate with the camera.

 

Thanks!

Ej