How to Add Media Folders in Quik for desktop

What are you trying to do?

Get Quik for desktop to scan a designated set of folders for any footage recorded on a GoPro camera. This will allow you to see what footage you have available to create a story, Clip & Share or edit in GoPro Studio.

Where does it apply?

  • Quik for desktop - Windows and Mac

How to do it

  1. With the program open, click the "Add Media" button on the upper left-hand corner.
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  1. Click "Add Folder" to choose your file location(s).
  2. Click "Save"
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Quik for desktop will now scan these folders and add any GoPro media to the "Media" and "Recently Added" bins. PLEASE NOTE: Any videos/photos coming from 3rd party cameras WILL NOT be recognized in Quik for desktop.

If you've already added media folders, and want to remove them:
  • Access the General Settings by clicking the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner
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  • Below the "Media Folders" section, look for the "X" to the right of the file location. Click the "X" and the location will be removed.
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PLEASE NOTE: If there isn't an "X" next to your file location, that's because it's the Import Location (please reference the above screenshot) . You'll need to change the import location in order to remove that folder from the list.

If you'd like to add additional folders for Quik for desktop to scan:
  • Access the General Settings by clicking the gear icon in the upper right- hand corner.
  • Below the "Media Folders" section, click the "Add New" button and select your folder location.
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  • Afterwards, your new location will show in the list and you'll see "Scanning" next to the "X" to show that all GoPro media is being pulled from that folder.
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  • An alert will appear at the top right-hand corner letting you know that your files have been indexed.
  • Click "Back to Media" in the upper left-hand corner and any Quik for desktop will show you all media for the location(s) which you've designated.

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