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Hiker
Posts: 32

gopro 7 wont work on my pc

is there anyone out there that can help me get my windows pc to recognise the new codec format hevc from the gopro 7 camera

i have a tbi and it is extremely difficult to do this and im about to take this camera back all i need is someone to point me in the right direction and not to say work it out for your self and that the gorpro is good

 

just a little understanding and help works wonders 

at the moment i feel like the camera is pointless as my pc which is very much up to date and is a pretty fast pc 

amd fx 8150  16gb ssd gtx970sli ..i dont know if its my pc that play these new files where can i get something that will play the 4k files 

i have tried the free microsoft hevc codec i have also tried various other programs vlc player i have also tried playing them on my laptop and still it plays choppy with sound drop outs i have put the new vlc player on the intel i7 lenovo think pad yoga pc and it still choppy videos 

 

how can im test my widows 10 pc to see if it will even play hevc files ..please read this before adding any comments <<<<<<

 

Hiker
Posts: 19

Re: gopro 7 wont work on my pc

you must use potplayer or the classical windows media player from the 90s

Hiker
Posts: 32

Re: gopro 7 wont work on my pc

thnx for trying to help but i am using both and they dont work it plays but sound drops out and is not synced in and the picture quality is more like 480 everyso often the video stops but the sound carries on then starts playing again

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Hiker
Posts: 23

Re: gopro 7 wont work on my pc

With these HEVC formats not even being supported in GoPros own software I find it a huge oversight by GoPro not to allow the user to choose what format we would like to save the file as. Because unless you buy the expensive software editing programs it pretty much makes these formats useless IMO, am I missing something?
Hiker
Posts: 32

Re: gopro 7 wont work on my pc

according to gopro the hevc file will only play on intel cpu's and not even a mention of amd cpu's

.....is this why i cant play this sort of file(HEVC) because my cpu is amd my cpu should be fast enough