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by GoPro ‎09-30-2019 09:36 PM - edited ‎09-16-2021 12:35 PM

Contents
Cameras: HERO10 Black | HERO9 Black | HERO8/MAX | HERO7 | HERO6/Fusion | HERO(2018)/HERO5 | HERO4 and earlier
Software: GoPro Player/GoPro MAX Exporter | Quik for desktop
Karma


This page contains update details about GoPro cameras and software. Click the product below to show the update details for it.

 

Cameras

HERO10 Black

v1.10 | September 16, 2021

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS
  • Updates camera firmware from out-of-the-box firmware to be able to use the camera
 

HERO9 Black 

v1.60 | June 22, 2021

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS
  • Improved touch-screen performance in menus and settings
  • Enhances connectivity with the Quik App
  • Boosts reliability when using The Remote to control the camera
  • Improvements to QuikCapture reliability
  • Improvements to camera power-on reliability
  • Adds camera support for Open GoPro
USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS
  • General bug fixes and interface improvements
 
v1.52 | February 25, 2021

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS
  • Improved an issue where some videos showed a vertical line or divided image exposure
  • Improvements to QuikCapture reliability
  • Improvements to camera power-on reliability
 
v1.5 | December 17, 2020

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS
  • Provides support for The Remote
  • Proviees support for 3.mm Pro Mic Adapter
  • Provides support for Live Streaming with Max Lens Mod
  • Improved HyperSmooth performance in cold weather
  • Improved GPS lock and accuracy
  • Faster Wi-Fi offload to GoPro Quik
USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS
  • Improvements to Scheduled Capture
  • General bug fixes and interface improvements


v1.22 | October 20, 2020

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS
  • Improves touch performance
  • Removes colored dots seen in some videos using a lower ISO Max setting
  • Reduces sharpness for the Medium setting when shooting 4K video
USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS
  • General bug fixes to address a rare camera pairing issue
 

v1.21 | September 16, 2020

NEW FEATURES

  • Introduces In-Camera Horizon Leveling through a new digital lens called “Linear + Horizon Leveling”
  • Provides support for Max Lens Mod
  • Provides support for Media Mod with audio metering
  • Provides support for Display Mod
  • Introduces Webcam mode
  • Introduces HindSight
  • Introduces Scheduled Capture

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

  • Improves image quality tuning

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS

  • General bug fixes and user interface improvements
  • Adds more screen saver options for the front and rear screen savers


HERO8 Black

v2.50 | December 17, 2020

New Features

  • Provides support for The Remote
Usability Improvements
  • Boost wireless offload to GoPro Quik up to 15% faster
  • General bug fixes


v2.00| August 27, 2020


New Features

  • Enables support for Display Mod

  • Enables support for GoPro Webcam

  • Added HyperSmooth High support to 2.7K/30, 2.7K/25, 2.7K/24, 1080/30, 1080/25, 1080/24

  • Added Boost support for SuperView Digital Lens

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS

  • We've updated Default Mode preferences. The new options are:

    • Last Used

    • Last Video

    • Last Photo

    • Last Time Lapse

We have made many minor bug fixes. Some of the more common issues that were fixed are:

Media Mod related:

  • Audio Indicator status does not get updated on changing 'Mics' value through on-screen shortcut

  • When using Media Mod without a battery, short press quick capture takes ~10s to start encoding video with charging cable connected

General camera related issues:

  • Users won't have Horizon Leveled videos if they have Auto Low-Light enabled

  • Timelapse video is encoded when shutter button is short pressed after battery is pull out and inserted

  • Shutter value does not reset from 24 to Auto if FPS is changed from 24 to 60

 


v1.60 | January 23, 2020

NEW FEATURES

  • Enables Media Mod compatibility.
  • Adds the ability to toggle between TimeWarp and real-time capture by pressing the Mode button.

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS

  • General bug fixes and user interface improvements.
MAX

v2.00 | December 17, 2020
New Features

  • Provides support for The Remote
Usability Improvements
  • Boost wireless offload to GoPro Quik up to 20% faster
  • Updates Horizon Leveling name to Horizon Lock
  • Updates MAX SuperView Digital Lens Icon
  • General bug fixes
 

v1.40 | January 29, 2020

NEW FEATURES
  • Adds exposure control with lens priority to 360 mode.
  • Enables Smart Remote compatibility.
  • Adds wind and water noise detection, plus volume level detection for improved audio in video stories created with GoPro Quik.

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

  • Increases the bit rate for Video, TimeWarp, and Time Lapse Video footage captured in HERO mode.

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS

  • General bug fixes and user interface improvements.
HERO7 Black

v1.90 | November 25, 2019

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS

  • General bug fixes.
HERO7 Silver
Version: v2.10 | November 25, 2019

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS
  • General bug fixes.
HERO7 White
Version: v2.10 | November 25, 2019

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS
  • General bug fixes.
HERO6 Black
Version: v2.10 | October 17, 2019

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS:

  • Lets you use your GoPro with the Rechargeable Battery (HERO8 Black / HERO7 Black / HERO6 Black / HERO5 Black / HERO 2018).

 

Fusion
Version 1.80 | 5/7/18

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

  • Corrected ISO setting for TLP 2 seconds and above
  • Improved TLV metadata

USABILITY IMPROVEMENTS

  • Better stability while camera updates
  • Updated LED behavior

GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS + BUG FIXES

 

HERO (2018)
Version: v1.10 | October 17, 2019

USABILITY IMPROVEMENT

  • Lets you use your GoPro with the Rechargeable Battery (HERO8 Black / HERO7 Black / HERO6 Black / HERO5 Black / HERO 2018).

NOTE: You must use your current battery to update your HERO (2018) before using the Rechargeable Battery (HERO8 Black / HERO7 Black / HERO6 Black / HERO5 Black / HERO 2018).

HERO5 Black
Version: v2.70 | October 17, 2019

USABILITY IMPROVEMENT

  • Lets you use your GoPro with the Rechargeable Battery (HERO8 Black / HERO7 Black / HERO6 Black / HERO5 Black / HERO 2018).

NOTE: You must use your current battery to update your HERO5 Black before using the Rechargeable Battery (HERO8 Black / HERO7 Black / HERO6 Black / HERO5 Black / HERO 2018).

HERO5 Session
Version: v2.51 | July 25, 2017 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enables QuikStories on the new GoPro app*
    • Automatically sends your recently-captured GoPro footage to your phone.
    • Arranges your content into a QuikStory—a fully edited, shareable video.
  • Performance Improvements
    • Improves the wireless connection between your GoPro and your mobile device.
  • General Improvements + Bug Fixes

HERO4 Black Edition Camera

Version: v5.00 | 10/21/2016

Feature Enhancements:

  • Karma Compatibility.
    • Enables live preview and camera control from the Karma Controller, including starting/stopping recording, changing settings, and more. Enables camera control from the Karma Grip. To learn more about Karma, visit gopro.com/karma
  • Linear FOV
    • Linear field of view (FOV) captures video without the traditional wide-angle look, for even greater creative flexibility. Available only for 2.7K and 1080p video.


Old Software Versions:

  • HD4.02.04.00.00 - Release date: 08/18/2016
  • HD4.02.03.00.00 - Release date: 07/30/2015
  • HD4.02.02.00.00 - Release date: 02/04/2015
  • HD4.02.01.00.04 - Release date: 10/05/2015
  • HD4.02.01.02.00 - Release date: 10/14/2014
HERO4 Silver Edition Camera
Version: 5.00 | 0/21/2016

 

Feature Enhancements:

  • Karma Compatibility.
    • Enables live preview and camera control from the Karma Controller, including starting/stopping recording, changing settings, and more. Enables camera control from the Karma Grip. To learn more about Karma, visit gopro.com/karma
  • Linear FOV
    • Linear field of view (FOV) captures video without the traditional wide-angle look, for even greater creative flexibility. Available only for 2.7K and 1080p video.

Old Software Versions

  • HD4.01.04.00.00 - Release date: 08/18/2016
  • HD4.01.03.00.00 - Release date: 07/30/2015
  • HD4.01.02.00.00 - Release date: 02/04/2015
  • HD4.01.01.00.00 - Release date: 10/05/2014
  • HD4.01.01.02.00 - Release date: 10/14/2014
HERO Session / HERO4 Session Camera

Version: 2.00 | 03/31/2016

Feature Enhancements:

  • New Features
    • Adds the ability to select single photo or Burst mode directly on the camera
    • Adds more Protune™ settings for advanced control and customization of your video footage
  • Performance Improvements
    • Adds the ability to record immediately after settings are changed directly on the camera
    • Reduces time to connect the camera and GoPro Quik or Smart Remote
    • Reduces time to transfer files between the camera and GoPro Quik
  • Usability Improvements
    • Improves the experience when connecting to GoPro Quik or Smart Remote
    • Changes the behavior of the Wi-Fi status lights so they blink at a slower rate when Wi-Fi is on standby
    • Improves the responsiveness of the Info/Wireless button
  • General Improvements + Bug Fixes
    • Improves the connectivity experience when the camera transitions between iOS and Android devices
    • Improves tuning for image quality

Old Software Versions: 

  • HX1.01.01.50 - Release date: 10/06/2015
  • HX1.01.01.00 - Release date: 07/06/2015
HERO+ LCD Camera

Version: v2.00 | 1/28/2016

Usability Improvements

  • Improves playback and clip-and-save experiences
  • Improves the experience when connecting to GoPro Quik for mobile and the Smart Remote

General Improvements + Bug Fixes

  • Improves the connectivity experience when the camera transitions between iOS and Android devices
  • Fixes issues related to Wi-Fi configuration and network connection
  • Addresses issues that may impact image quality under specific lighting and color conditions
  • Addresses issues that may impact the appearance of time stamps in desktop applications
  • Fixes visual icons

Old Software Versions: 

  • HD3.21.01.00 - Release date: 06/07/2015
  • HD3.21.01.50 - Release date: 10/6/2015
HERO+ Camera

Version: v1.01 | 10/04/2015

HERO (2014)

Version: v1.09 | 09/02/2015

Feature Enhancements:

  • Mac users only: Addresses issues with importing after updating to the OS X® 10.10.3 supplemental update

Old Software Versions: 

  • HD3.20.01.07 - Release date: 10/05/2014
HERO3+ Black Edition Camera

Version: v3.03 | 09/02/2015
Wi-Fi version: 4.0.36.1

Feature Enhancements:

  • Mac users only: Addresses issues with importing after updating to the OS X® 10.10.3 supplemental update

Old Software Versions:  

  • HD3.11.03.00 || Wi-Fi version: 4.0.36.1 - Release Date: 02/10/2015
  • HD3.11.02.00 || Wi-Fi version: 4.0.26.0 - Release Date: 03/06/2014
  • HD3.11.01.04 || Wi-Fi version: 4.0.26.0 - Release Date: 10/01/2013
  • HD3.11.01.00 (HD3.11.01.01) || Wi-Fi version: 4.0.26.0 - Release Date: 10/01/2013
HERO3+ Silver Edition Camera

Version: v3.02 | 09/02/2015
Wi-Fi version: 4.0.36.1

 

Feature Enhancements:

  • Improves the automated file transfer process when connected to GoPro software on your computer
  • Addresses issues that may impact image quality in incandescent or fluorescent lighting conditions
  • Mac users only: Addresses issues with importing after updating to the OS X® 10.10.3 supplemental update
  • Other improvements and bug fixes

Old Software Versions: 

  • HD3.10.02.00 || Wi-Fi version: 4.0.36.1 - Release Date: 03/06/2014
  • HD3.10.01.09 || Wi-Fi version: 4.0.26.0 - Release Date: 11/12/2013
  • HD3.10.01.07 || Wi-Fi version: 4.0.26.0 - Release Date: 10/01/2013
HERO3: Black Edition Camera

Version: v3.00 | 07/29/2013 
Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.18

 

Feature Enhancements:

  • Enables compatibility with new GoPro Quik features
  • Corrects HDMI TV preview from low res to high res
  • Fixes forced exposure lock on 0.5 and 1 second time-lapse intervals
  • Optimizes compatibility with select microSD cards by reducing data stream rate to 35Mb/sec while recording in 4K, 2.7K and Protune™ modes (HERO3: Black Edition only).

Old Software Versions:

  • HD3.03.02.39 || Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.9 - Release Date: 04/23/2013
  • HD3.03.02.37 || Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.9 - Release Date: 04/03/2013
  • HD3.03.02.00 || Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.9 - Release Date: 12/14/2012 
HERO3: Silver Edition Camera

Version: v3.00 | 07/29/2013 
Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.18

 

Feature Enhancements:

  • Enables compatibility with new GoPro Quik features
  • Corrects HDMI TV preview from low res to high res
  • Fixes forced exposure lock on 0.5 and 1 second time-lapse intervals

Older Software Versions:

  • HD3.02.02.13 || Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.9 - Release Date: 03/26/2013 
  • HD3.02.00.96 || Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.9 - Release Date: 02/14/2013 
HERO3: White Edition Camera

Version: v3.07 |  08/12/2014
Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.18

  • Enables compatibility with new GoPro Quik features
  • Corrects HDMI TV preview from low res to high res
  • Fixes forced exposure lock on 0.5 and 1 second Time Lapse intervals
  • Optimizes compatibility with select microSD cards by reducing data stream rate to 35Mb/sec while recording in 4K, 2.7K and Protune modes (HERO3: Black Edition only)
Older Software Versions:
  • HD3.01.03.00 || Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.18 - Release Date: 07/29/2013 
  • HD3.01.01.10 || Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.9 -  Release Date: 03/26/2013 
  • HD3.01.00.80 || Wi-Fi version: 3.4.2.9 - Release Date: 02/14/2013 
     
HD HERO2 camera

Version: v.312 | 07/29/2013 
Wi-Fi version: R68.02

Feature Enhancements:

  • Improved system stability
  • GoPro Quik feature integration
  • Wi-Fi BacPac improvements
  • Addressed One Button Mode issues
  • Resolved firmware update issues

Older Software Versions:

  • HD2.08.12.222 || WIFI.R56.00 - Release Date: 01/09/2013 
  • HD2.08.12.198 || WIFI.R47.00 - Release Date: 10/08/2012  
HD HERO Original camera

Version: v.102 | 06/04/2012 

Feature Enhancements:

  • Enables Wi-Fi Remote + Wi-Fi BacPac functionality.
 

Software


GoPro Player/GoPro MAX Exporter

Windows:
Current Version: v1.9.4.0 | Release Date: 12/11/2019
Release Notes:

  • Bug fixes and enhancements

Mac: 
Current Version: v1.2.1 | Release Date: 5/4/2020
Release Notes

  • Added improvments to motion blur
  • Added Multi-Select / Edit in batch exporter

 

Quik for desktop

Windows: 

Quik for Desktop v.2.7.0.945
Release Date: 9/28/2018

Mac: 

Quik for Desktop v2.7.0.874
Release Date: 9/28/2018

New Features

  • Add support for HERO7 Black, HERO7 Silver, HERO7 White.

Updated:  The new camera pictures for HERO5 session, HERO5 Black, HERO6, HERO7 Black, HERO7 Silver, HERO7 White.
Bug Fixes + Performance Improvements

 

GoPro Fusion Studio App

iOS: 
          Current Version: v1.3.0.400
          Release Date: 9/13/2018
Windows:
          Current Version: v1.3.0.400
          Release Date: 9/13/2018

 


Accessories

Wi-Fi BacPac

Current Version: 3.5.0
Release Date: 07/29/2013

Older Version:

  • 3.4.0 - Release Date: 10/08/2012
Wi-Fi Remote

Current Version: 2.1.7
Release Date: 06/04/2012 


Karma

Karma Drone

Current Version: v2.50 
Release Date: 09/26/2018

 

Karma Controller
Current Version v2.50.01
Release Date: 3/11/2021

This update is required to continue to be able to login to GoPro from the Karma Controller.  This will allow you to continue to use your Karma system.  As a reminder, GoPro has ended support for the Karma product line.

Karma Grip

Current Version: 1.80 
Release Date: 09/26/2018

 
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