GoPro HERO9 Black

GoPro HERO9 Black Front View

The HERO9 Black is the first GoPro to shoot 5K video. It also has a higher-resolution sensor than it’s predecessors, shooting 20MP photos (up from 12MP).

The camera body is waterproof without the need for an external housing, and it has a larger battery than the HERO8 Black. The in-camera video stabilization has been upgraded to HyperSmooth 3.0. And it also adds a front-facing color screen that’s available for live view. It’s the only camera in the HERO9 lineup.

When was the GoPro HERO9 Black Released?

The GoPro HERO9 Black was released in September 2020. It’s the only camera in the HERO9 lineup. In September 2021, it was replaced by the GoPro HERO10 Black.

GoPro HERO9 Voice Commands

The GoPro HERO9 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 HERO9 Black

Is the GoPro HERO9 Waterproof?

The GoPro HERO9 Black is waterproof without the need for a separate housing. But you can add even more waterproof protection with a protective housing.

GoPro HERO9 Charging and Batteries

How to Charge GoPro HERO9

There are several ways to charge the battery of your GoPro HERO9 Black. Here’s a rundown of the options, and which is best to use, when.

A Floating Grip, Tripod & Selfie Stick in One

The Nu Grip is a GoPro and action camera accessory that combines 4 key functions in 1: grip, selfie stick, tabletop tripod, and float. I’ve been testing it out, and here’s my take on it.

How to Reset a GoPro HERO9

How to Reset a GoPro HERO9 Black

The GoPro HERO9 Black has a few different types of reset. There’s a factory reset that wipes everything, but there are also some other more selective reset options that might be useful for solving specific problems.

GoPro HERO9 Black SD Cards

Best SD Card for GoPro HERO9

Not all SD cards will work well in the GoPro HERO9 Black. Here are some practical recommendations for which microSD cards are fast enough to keep up with the high-bitrate 100Mbps video recording and burst photo modes.

GoPro HERO9 Black

GoPro HERO9 Black Video Modes

GoPro has released their latest and greatest flagship action cam, the HERO9 Black. Here’s a rundown of the features and modes available when shooting video with it.

GoPro HERO9 Promo Shots

GoPro HERO9 Black Has Launched

The GoPro HERO9 Black, GoPro’s latest flagship camera, has launched. Highlights include a bigger battery and a color front screen.

GoPro Magnetic Swivel Clip

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 the go.

GoPro Charging Cables

GoPro Charging Cable Guide

GoPro cameras have used three different USB charging cables. Which type of charging cable you need depends on which camera you’re using. Here’s a master list.

Freewell Pistol Trigger Grip for GoPro

My Pick for the Best GoPro Trigger Grip

Using a pistol trigger with a GoPro provides a comfortable grip and a more precise way to operate the shutter. Here’s a roundup of the best trigger grips I’ve come across.

GoPro Float Pole

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 are some of the best GoPro float pole options.

GoPro Zoom

Can You Zoom In On a GoPro?

Do GoPros have zoom? Yes, some of the newer models do, but there are some limitations that are worth knowing. Here are some examples.

GoPro HERO9 Black vs HERO8 Black

GoPro Deals

Here’s a roundup of the best deals on GoPro cameras that have caught my eye.

GoPro HERO7 Black Wet

Tips for Using GoPros In & Around Water

One of the great things about GoPros is that they’re fearless around water. Here are some tips for getting better results when shooting in and around the water.

GoPro Smart Remote with Multiple GoPro Cameras

How to Control Multiple GoPros with a Single Remote

Controlling a single GoPro camera remotely is pretty straightforward. The most obvious way to do that is to use the GoPro mobile app. But what if you want to control more than one camera? For that, you’ll need to use a dedicated remote. Here’s an overview of how it works.

GoPro Format SD Card | A How-To Guide

Formatting the GoPro’s SD card frees up space. But it also 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.

Gopro Burst Mode Example Sequence

GoPro Burst Mode vs Continuous Photo

The Burst Mode and Continuous Photo functions on GoPros are useful ways to capture fast-moving action. Here’s a rundown of how they work, how they’re different, and what options are available.

GoPro SuperPhoto header

What is GoPro SuperPhoto?

SuperPhoto is one of the photo options on recent GoPro Black edition cameras. Here’s a rundown of what it does and how to use it.

What is GoPro SuperView?

SuperView is GoPro’s widest field of vision available when shooting standard video. Here’s what it looks like.

Photo taken with a GoPro HERO5 Black

JPG vs RAW on the GoPro Cameras

On the GoPro HERO9, HERO8, HERO7 Black, HERO6, and HERO5 Black, you can choose between two image formats for still photos: JPG and RAW (.gpr). Here’s a quick overview of what the difference is and when to use which.

How to Convert HEVC Files from a GoPro

If you’re getting an error message on your computer when you try to open a video shot on the GoPro HERO10, HERO9, HERO8, HERO7, or HERO6 Black, it might be because it isn’t compatible with the HEVC (H.265) codec used in some of those cameras’ video modes. Here are some workarounds.