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how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?


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Adventurer
Posts: 8,752

Re: how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

I tend to forget @graytree76514  Could you remind all uf us what a factory rest does to the fille count?????????????? 

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Backpacker
Posts: 929

Re: how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

i'm pretty certain you can't

GoPro
Posts: 7,382

Re: how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

Hello @kenl8370

 

Do you mean the file counter that shows up on the front LCD screen of the camera? If yes, such counter resets once you delete files of empty out the SD card. 

Feel free to post back with more details or a clarification if this not what you were referring to.

 

Thanks, 
Marius

Adventurer
Posts: 8,752

Re: how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

Do you mean your video and photo file that say  GOPRO2345 .as an example.

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

example. Video Name GH010001 GH010002 GH010003 how to reset to GH0100021

Tourist
Posts: 2

Re: how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

Same problem!

I recently bought 2 GoPro 6 to do some 3D work (and yes there are still people doing that), since these cams can very well be synchronized with Smart Remote. Now, if you use one camera to do some additional 2D videos for other reasons the internal counter increases the file number by the footage number taken in that session, whereas the camera not in use keeps its lower file number. So now you have the problem if you use both cameras, either for dual work (e.g. to take different perspectives) or you take some 3D footage that the matching files have different numbers, e.g. GP00017 in one camera and GP00027 in the other, even if you had erased the SD cards prior to your work and the front monitors show 00. To find the matching files takes time, especially if the footage is large and taken over a longer period of time. The only possibility, to my knowledge is to compare the respective file length, which are, using Smart Remote quite similar, but not exactly the same and to preview each respective file (left and right). This procedure is pretty annoying.

 

Is there any work-around?

GoPro
Posts: 3,505

Re: how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

Hi everyone, 

 

I believe we cannot change that. 

There's no way to reset it either. 

 

Just like other cameras. If you're familiar with Actuation/Shutter Count. 

 

It is also a way to prevent file corruption / accidental over writing. 

 

It's just my personal opinion. 

 

Let's wait for other community members opinion. 

 

 

Regards,

-Jay 

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Adventurer
Posts: 8,752

Re: how to reset file counter to gopro hero6?

I tend to forget @graytree76514  Could you remind all uf us what a factory rest does to the fille count??????????????