Formating the GoPro's SD card gets the card ready for use and keeps the filesystem healthy and minimizes the risk of errors. Here are the various ways to do it on different GoPro models.
SD Cards for GoPros
Reviews, recommendations, tips and tricks related to using SD cards in GoPro cameras.
Here are some practical recommendations on which SD cards to get for the GoPro HERO7 Black, Silver, and White action cameras.
There are some shooting situations where you might want to get the files off a GoPro's memory card without touching the camera. Here are some good options.
Here are some recommendations for which SD cards to get for the GoPro Fusion 360° camera. And you'll need two of them.
Here are some SD card recommendations for the GoPro HERO (2018) camera.
Wondering if you can use a 128GB or 256GB microSD card in your GoPro? So long as you're using one of these models, you can.
Not every SD card will work well in the new GoPro HERO6 Black with its 4K and fast 1080p video modes. Here are some recommendations.
It's always a good idea to format the SD card in the camera. Here's a rundown of how to do it with recent GoPro models.
Which microSD memory cards work best with the GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session? Here are some practical recommendations.
Not every memory card will work or work well in a GoPro HERO (2014 model). Here are some recommendations for ones that will.
Wondering how much video footage or how many photos you can fit on a memory card with the new GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver cameras? Here are some guides.
Here are some practical recommendations for SD cards for the GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver. Not every microSD card you can find will work--you'll need a card that's fast enough to keep up with the high-bitrate recording that these cameras are capable of.
Not every memory card will work well in the GoPro HERO3 and HERO3+ Black editions. They need ones with fast write speeds. Here are some recommendations.