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GoPro Quik: Supported Resolutions for Copy and Share

by GoPro ‎09-30-2019 11:44 PM - edited ‎03-16-2021 10:57 AM
Question

What resolutions are supported in GoPro Quik?


Where does it apply?
  • GoPro Quik
  • iOS Devices
  • Android Devices

Answer

Answer
Not all resolutions captured by GoPro cameras are supported by GoPro Quik. Compatibility varies by device, camera model, and operating system version. Depending on your device’s processing power, some higher resolution files may have poor playback or editing performance, and compatibility is not guaranteed on all devices.

Android Devices
Because of the vast amount of Android devices supported by GoPro Quik, there are no universal standards of resolution support for the platform. However, the majority of modern Android devices are capable of playing back most videos captured by your GoPro, even 4K. That said, every Android phone is different, so you may see some stuttering or choppy playback on higher resolutions and frame rates, like 4K 4:3, or in HEVC modes.

iOS Devices
Files downloaded to GoPro Quik from your camera are stored at their source quality. However, due to file size and device limitations, Apple’s Photos application requires some high-resolution files to be converted to a lower resolution in order to be saved to the device. The requirement to convert these videos depends on your device’s processing capabilities. To accommodate this process, be sure that your device has double the required space available for the content you want to transfer. For example, if your video is 2GB, make sure you have at least 4GB of space available on your device.  

FYI:
Depending on your device’s processing power, some higher resolution files may need to be converted to a lower resolution. To accommodate this process, be sure that your device has double the required space available for the content you want to transfer. 
Example: If your video is 2GB, make sure you have at least 4GB available. 

Live Preview: GoPro Quik may not support live preview for HERO2 and HERO3 cameras. However, you should be able to save the content depending on what your device can support. Learn more. HEVC Video require iOS 11.2 or later.

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