how to update your hero4

To get new features and optimize your GoPro's performance, always keep it up to date with the latest camera software. Here's how.

To get new features and optimize your GoPro's performance, always keep it up to date with the latest camera software. Here's how.

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Update using GoPro Studio software.

Update wirelessly with the GoPro App.

You can easily update your camera using free GoPro Studio software for your Mac® or PC. GoPro Studio is also the best way to import and play back your GoPro content, and features powerful yet user-friendly editing tools to create engaging GoPro videos.

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The GoPro App is the quickest, easiest way to update your camera—all you need is a smartphone or tablet and access to Wi-Fi. You can also use the app to control your camera remotely, view and share your content and watch "best-of" videos on the GoPro Channel.

Camera updates using the GoPro App are available for iPhoneMac® , iPadMac® , iPod touch Mac® and Android™devices only.

Download the GoPro App:

  • Google Play Store link
  • iOS App Store link
  • Windows App Store link
  • Latest HERO4 Release:

    HERO4 Black v01.02.00 | October 14, 2014

    HERO4 Silver v01.02.00 | October 14, 2014

    Release Notes:

    HERO4 Black v01.02.00

    New Features

    • Adds Automatic shutter option for Night Lapse mode
    • Adds Continuous interval for Night Lapse mode

    Performance Improvements

    • Increases image sharpness in various video modes
    • Decreases Time Lapse shutter lag
    • Optimizes Time Lapse auto exposure performance for 0.5 and 1 second intervals
    • Decreases thumbnail load time on the LCD Touch BacPac™
    • Increases file transfer speed from camera to computer

    Usability Improvements

    • Simplifies Default Mode menu
    • Adds 5 min option to Auto Off
    • Displays HiLight Tags in thumbnail gallery on the LCD Touch BacPac (3rd Generation only)
    • Improves swipe and playback controls on the LCD Touch BacPac (3rd Generation only)
    • Displays the most recent video or photo first during playback on the LCD Touch BacPac

    General Improvements + Bug Fixes

    • Addresses an issue that may prevent pairing with the GoPro App
    • Addresses an issue that may disable live preview on the GoPro App
    • Addresses an issue that may cause the camera to appear out of range with the GoPro App
    • Improves battery level icon accuracy
    • Addresses an issue that may prevent files from being deleted
    • Addresses an issue which may cause the camera to automatically power on when connected to a computer
    • Other improvements and bug fixes

    HERO4 Silver v01.02.00

    New Features

    • Adds Automatic shutter option for Night Lapse mode
    • Adds Continuous interval for Night Lapse mode

    Performance Improvements

    • Increases image sharpness in various video modes
    • Decreases Time Lapse shutter lag
    • Optimizes Time Lapse auto exposure performance for 0.5 and 1 second intervals
    • Decreases thumbnail load time
    • Increases file transfer speed from camera to computer

    Usability Improvements

    • Simplifies Default Mode menu
    • Adds 5 min option to Auto Off
    • Displays HiLight Tags in thumbnail gallery
    • Improves swipe and playback controls
    • Displays the most recent video or photo first during playback

    General Improvements + Bug Fixes

    • Addresses an issue that may prevent pairing with the GoPro App
    • Addresses an issue that may disable live preview on the GoPro App
    • Addresses an issue that may cause the camera to appear out of range with the GoPro App
    • Improves battery level icon accuracy
    • Addresses an issue that may prevent files from being deleted
    • Addresses an issue which may cause the camera to automatically power on when connected to a computer
    • Other improvements and bug fixes

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