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What are GoPro LRV & THM Files? GoPro’s Video File Formats Explained

Wondering what the LRV and THM files are that appear when you shoot GoPro videos? Here’s what they do.

GoPro Travel Camera at the Parthenon in Athens

Pros & Cons of Using a GoPro as an Everyday or Travel Camera

Can you use a GoPro as a travel camera? Absolutely. But before you rely exclusively on your GoPro for that once-in-a-lifetime trip, here’s a rundown of what I see as the main pros and cons.

GoPro HERO11 Black Mini microSD cards

GoPro HERO11 Black Mini SD Card Recommendations

Not all SD cards will work well in the GoPro HERO11 Black Mini. Here are some practical recommendations for which microSD cards are fast enough to keep up with the HERO11 Black Mini’s high-bitrate 120Mbps video recording.

GoPro HERO11 Black

Best SD Card for GoPro HERO11 Black

Not all SD cards will work well in the GoPro HERO11 Black. Here are some practical recommendations for which microSD cards are fast enough to keep up with the HERO11’s high-bitrate 120Mbps video recording and burst photo modes.

GoPro HERO10 Black

Best SD Card for GoPro HERO10

Not all SD cards will work well in the GoPro HERO10 Black. Here are some practical recommendations for which microSD cards are fast enough to keep up with the HERO10’s high-bitrate 100Mbps video recording and burst photo modes.

GoPro HERO8 Black SD Card

Best SD Card for GoPro Cameras

After extensive use and testing, here are my practical recommendations on the best SD cards for GoPro cameras.

GoPro HERO11 Black

Is the GoPro HERO11 Black Waterproof?

The GoPro HERO11 Black is waterproof out of the box without a separate waterproof housing or case. But there are still limits to how waterproof it is, and there are also ways to make it even more waterproof.

GoPro Protune Settings Explained

Here are straightforward explanations of what each setting does and when to use it, as well as showing what Protune settings are available on which GoPros.

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GoPro HERO10 Black Sample Photos

Here’s a selection of sample images taken with the GoPro HERO10 Black, a surprisingly capable stills camera.

GoPro HERO10 Black

GoPro HERO10 Black Photo Modes & Features

Here’s a rundown of the features and modes of the GoPro HERO10 Black for taking photos.

GoPro HERO10 Black Voice Commands

GoPro HERO10 Voice Commands

The GoPro HERO10 supports voice control, so you can control some basic camera functions hands-free. Here’s how it works and the list of available commands.

GoPro HERO10 Black Video Performance Modes - Maximum Video Performance Mode

GoPro HERO10 Video Bitrate Chart

Here’s a master list of the bitrates used for the various video modes of the GoPro HERO10 Black. Updated for the new Video Performance Modes.

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GoPro HERO11 Black Mini

Is the GoPro HERO11 Black Mini Waterproof?

The GoPro HERO11 Black Mini is waterproof out of the box without a separate waterproof housing or case. But there are still limits to how waterproof it is.

GoPro HERO11 Black Mini

GoPro HERO11 Black Mini Voice Commands

The GoPro HERO11 Black Mini supports voice control, so you can control some basic camera functions hands-free. Here’s how it works and the list of available commands.

GoPro HERO11 Black Mini

GoPro HERO11 Black Mini Bitrate Charts

Here are video bitrate charts for the GoPro HERO11 Black Mini.

GoPro HERO11 Black

GoPro HERO11 Black Bitrate Charts

Here are video bitrate charts for the GoPro HERO11 Black.

GoPro HERO11 Black

How to Update GoPro HERO11 Black

Here’s how to check and update the firmware of the HERO11 Black to a new stable version or a beta firmware version.

GoPro HERO11 Black

How to Find the Serial Number of a GoPro HERO11 Black

From time to time, you might need to find the serial number of your GoPro HERO11 Black. Here’s a guide to four methods for finding it.

GoPro HERO11 Black

How to Switch Between NTSC & PAL on the GoPro HERO11 Black

If you need to switch between NTSC and PAL video shooting modes on the HERO11 Black, it’s not quite as obvious how to do that as it could be. Here’s how to do it.

GoPro HERO11 Black Extended Battery Mode

How to Maximize GoPro HERO11 Black Battery Life

Like all GoPros, the battery life of the HERO11 Black isn’t among the camera’s strong suits. But there are some things you can do to maximize your shooting time before the battery dies.

GoPro HERO11 Black Voice Control

GoPro HERO11 Black Voice Commands

The GoPro HERO11 Black supports voice control, so you can control some basic camera functions hands-free. Here’s how it works and the list of available commands.

GoPro HERO11 Black Burst Modes

GoPro HERO11 Black Burst Modes

Burst mode on the GoPro HERO11 Black takes a rapid sequence of photos, which is especially useful for getting the shot you want when capturing fast action. Here’s how it works.

GoPro HERO11 Black Orientation Lock

How to Lock Orientation on the GoPro HERO11 Black

By default, the GoPro HERO11 Black will automatically adjust the orientation when you rotate the camera. But you can lock and fine-tune that behavior. Here’s how it works.

GoPro HERO11 Black

How to Know When to Replace a GoPro HERO11 Black Battery

The GoPro HERO11 Black has a built-in feature that tells you when it us time to replace the battery. Here’s how it works.

GoPro LiveBurst

What is GoPro LiveBurst & When to Use It?

LiveBurst is one of the newer features on recent GoPro cameras designed to capture fast action. Here’s how it works and when to use it (and when not to).

GoPro HERO10 Black Burst Mode

GoPro HERO10 Burst Modes

Burst mode on the GoPro HERO10 Black takes a rapid sequence of photos, which is especially useful for getting the shot you want when capturing fast action. Here’s how it works.

GoPro HERO10 Black Lock Orientation

How to Lock Orientation on the GoPro HERO10

By default, the GoPro HERO10 will automatically adjust the orientation when you rotate the camera. But you can lock and fine-tune that behavior. Here’s how it works.

GoPro HERO10 Black battery Health Check

How to Know When to Replace a GoPro HERO10 Battery

The GoPro HERO10 Black has a built-in feature that tells you when it us time to replace the battery. Here’s how it works.