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Software Update Release Information

by GoPro on ‎09-30-2019 09:36 PM - edited Tuesday

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


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

 

Cameras


HERO9 Black 

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

v2.00| 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

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 the GoPro app.

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 the GoPro App or Smart Remote
    • Reduces time to transfer files between the camera and the GoPro App
  • Usability Improvements
    • Improves the experience when connecting to the GoPro App 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 the GoPro App 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 App 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 App 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 App 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 App 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 App

Android
Current version: 6.11 | Released 4.23.2020


Stay up on uploads.
Look for the upload icon on your app media thumbnails to always know what you've got in the PLUS cloud.

Faster uploads to PLUS.
Uploading your media from the app to the cloud just got a big speed boost.

Easy login with Apple.
Use Sign in with Apple to create or log in to your GoPro account.

Ride smooth.
More app fixes + boosts are here.

 

iOS:
Current version: 6.11 | Released 4.22.2020

Size up your media.
Sort by file size and quickly see what’s taking up space.

The media gallery got an upgrade.
Viewing and navigating your media is now more seamless in the app gallery.

Ride smooth.
More app fixes + boosts are here.

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

 

Quik for mobile

Android: 

v5.0.7
Release Date: 7/08/2019

iOS: 

v5.0.3
Release Date: 03/13/2019

 

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 Grip

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

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