GoPro HERO4 Silver

  • Mounts & Grips

The GoPro Magnetic Swivel Clip

The GoPro Magnetic Swivel Clip combines several different options for easily attaching your GoPro to a variety of places on… Read More

September 8, 2020
  • Video

How to Use a GoPro HERO4 Black and HERO4 Silver as a Webcam

You can use a GoPro HERO4 Black or Silver as a webcam or for real-time capture to a computer. But… Read More

July 20, 2020
  • Memory Cards

Best SD Card for GoPro Cameras

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

September 9, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging

GoPro Charging Cable Guide

GoPro cameras have used three different USB charging cables. Which type of charging cable you need depends on which camera… Read More

September 17, 2020
  • Mounts & Grips

My Pick for Best GoPro Float Pole

If you're taking your GoPro out on the water, sometimes you need something that combines flotation with extended reach. Here… Read More

March 25, 2020
  • Filters

Backscatter Flip7 Underwater Filters for GoPro Cameras

If your underwater photos are coming out blue and with washed-out colors, a good option is to add an underwater… Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Remote Control

How to Control Multiple GoPros with One Remote

Controlling a single GoPro camera remotely is pretty straightforward. The most obvious way to do that is to use the… Read More

December 30, 2019
  • Troubleshooting

How to Turn On a GoPro that Won’t Turn On

Turning on a GoPro is usually very simple. But sometimes you can run into situations where your GoPro won't turn… Read More

July 19, 2019
  • Memory Cards

How to Format an SD Card for GoPro

Formatting the GoPro's SD card gets the card ready for use and keeps the filesystem healthy and minimizes the risk… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Video

GoPro HERO4 Silver Video Resolutions, Framerates, & Shooting Modes

Here's a rundown of the video resolutions, framerates, fields of view, and Protune options available when shooting video on the… Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Tips

How to Use GoPro’s QuikCapture to Power On and Start Filming with a Single Press

GoPro's QuickCapture feature is designed as a one-press way to power the camera up and start shooting immediately. There are… Read More

April 7, 2020
  • Memory Cards

Can I Use 128GB, 256GB, 400GB, or 512GB Cards in GoPro Cameras?

Wondering if you can use a 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB microSD card in your GoPro? So long as you're using… Read More

May 12, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging

How to Charge GoPro Cameras & Batteries

Here's a rundown of the options for charging your GoPro depending on the model of camera you're using. Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Accessories

Adding a Water Repellent Film to Reduce Water Drops on a GoPro Lens

Ugly water drops on the GoPro lens can really ruin the shot. The XClear Hydrophobic Lens Protectors are designed to… Read More

April 23, 2020
  • Housings & Cases

Using Dome Ports with GoPros for Over/Under Water Split Photos

If you're looking to get split photos of above and below the water line, a dome port is what you… Read More

April 1, 2020
  • Memory Cards
  • Tips

How to Format SD Cards in a GoPro

It's always a good idea to format the SD card in the camera. Here's a rundown of how to do… Read More

September 5, 2019
  • Batteries & Charging
  • Mounts & Grips

Hands-on Review of the Wasabi Power Clutch for GoPro Cameras

The Wasabi Power Hand Grip is an external USB battery and hand grip in one. It's a convenient way to… Read More

March 20, 2020
  • Tips
  • Troubleshooting

Do GoPro Touchscreens Work Underwater?

Wondering if the touchscreen on the back of your GoPro camera works underwater? Read More

July 14, 2020
  • Photos
  • Timelapse
  • Video

What the GoPro Spot Meter Does

Wondering what the GoPro spot meter does? Here's an explanation what it does, how it works, and which GoPros have… Read More

March 20, 2020
  • Sound

Waterproof Sennheiser Microphone for the GoPro HERO4 Black & Silver

Sennheiser has released a microphone for the GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver, the MKE 2 Elements. It attaches directly to… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Photos

Photos Taken with a GoPro HERO 4 Silver

GoPro cameras are best known for video. But they're also very capable at taking photos. Here are some real-world examples… Read More

July 29, 2019
  • Photos
  • Timelapse
  • Video

GoPro Stealth Modes

If you'd prefer your GoPro not to draw attention to itself while filming, there are several options for making it… Read More

March 27, 2020
  • Filters

PolarPro’s Neutral Density, Polarizer, and Macro Filters for the GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver

If you're looking to add a neutral density, polarizer, or macro filter to your GoPro HERO4 Black or Silver, PolarPro… Read More

April 1, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO5 Black vs HERO4 Silver

If you're trying to decide whether to upgrade to the HERO5 Black, or have found a good deal on the… Read More

September 4, 2019
  • Mounts & Grips

GoPro Sticks with a Difference

These aren't your everyday run-of-the-mill GoPro selfie sticks. Each offers something unique that sets it apart. Read More

March 25, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO+ LCD vs HERO4 Silver

This is a detailed comparison of how the GoPro HERO4 Silver compares with the HERO+ LCD, including video, photo, and… Read More

April 7, 2020
  • Accessories

Which GoPro HERO4 Accessories Will Work with the GoPro HERO6 Black and HERO5 Black?

Wondering which of your HERO4 accessories will work on the new GoPro HERO5 Black? Here's a rundown of what will… Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Photos
  • Timelapse
  • Video

GoPro Protune Photo Color: GoPro Color vs Flat

Some GoPros, like the HERO7 Black, offer a choice between two color modes in the photo mode: GoPro and Flat.… Read More

December 30, 2019
  • Photos
  • Timelapse
  • Video

GoPro Protune Photo Sharpening: High vs Medium vs Low

Some GoPro models give you the option to choose between high, medium, and low levels of sharpening. Here are some… Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Housings & Cases

Types of GoPro HERO4 Silver & Black Housings and Their Best Uses

Trying to work out which type of GoPro housing is best for what you want to use it for? Here's… Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Stabilizers
  • Video

GoPro Stabilizer Review: GVB 3-Axis Action Gimbal

The GVB 3-Axis Action Gimbal smooths out the jerkiness that comes naturally with handheld video footage shot with GoPro cameras. Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Apps
  • Photos

How to Remove the GoPro Fisheye Effect from Photos

GoPro photos have that distinctive fisheye look. But that might not be what you want all the time. Here's an… Read More

September 12, 2019
  • Photos
  • Timelapse
  • Video

Pros and 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… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Housings & Cases

GoCase H4 Compact Case for GoPro HERO4 Silver and Black

There are a lot of GoPro cases available. GoCase is shooting for the premium end of the market. Here's my… Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Batteries & Charging

Brunton All Day 2.0 Extended Waterproof Battery for GoPro HERO 4 | Hands-on Review

Battery life is a weak point of GoPros. The new Brunton All Day battery pack for the GoPro HERO4 series… Read More

April 8, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO4 Silver vs HERO4 Session

While there are several areas of overlap comparing the HERO4 Silver with the Session, there are also some key differences.… Read More

May 8, 2020
  • Sound

External Microphones for the GoPro HERO8, HERO7, HERO6, HERO5, & HERO4

If you're looking to improve the sound quality of your GoPro videos, using an external mic will make a big… Read More

July 31, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging

NiteCore Dual Charger for GoPro HERO4 and HERO3 Batteries

Nitecore's chargers for GoPro HERO4 or HERO3/3+ batteries can charge two batteries directly and a third indirectly. It also has… Read More

July 10, 2019
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO (2014) vs HERO4 Silver

A detailed side-by-side comparison of how the GoPro HERO (2014) compares with the HERO4 Silver in terms of specs, features,… Read More

April 7, 2020
  • Video

Why Do GoPros Split Videos into Segments?

If you're wondering why your GoPro is breaking your videos up into smaller segments, it's not an error and you're… Read More

March 16, 2020
  • Batteries & Charging

GoPro HERO4 Battery & Charger Options

Here's a roundup of some options for spare batteries and battery chargers for the GoPro HERO 4 Silver and Black… Read More

April 9, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO4 Silver vs HERO3+ Silver

A detailed side-by-side comparison of how the GoPro HERO4 Silver compares with the HERO3+ Silver in terms of features, capabilities,… Read More

May 5, 2020
  • Comparison Reviews

GoPro HERO 4 Silver vs HERO 4 Black

Here's a detailed comparison of how the GoPro HERO4 Black and the HERO4 Silver compare in terms of features, capabilities,… Read More

December 9, 2019
  • Tips

GoPro HERO4 Menu Icons Cheat Sheet

GoPros use quite a lot of icons for various modes and functions. But it's not always clear what they mean.… Read More

July 2, 2018
  • Memory Cards

Recommended Memory Cards for the GoPro HERO4 Black & Silver

Here are some practical recommendations for SD cards for the GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver. Not every microSD card you… Read More

May 12, 2020
  • Filters

How to Add GoPro HERO 4 Filters and HERO 3+ Filters

Review of the Fotodiox Pro WonderPana Go H3+ Standard Kit for installing a polarizer filter or neutral density filter to… Read More

September 4, 2019