GoPro Fusion: new firmware raises resolution and supports 24fps

GoPro announced that the company is launching a public beta for its spherical camera, Fusion, that introduces all-new experiences across Fusion, Fusion Studio and Fusion Adobe plug-ins.

GoPro Fusion can, with the new firmware v2.0, capture at a resolution of 5.8K and the new resolution supports 24fps, marking a Fusion first to incorporate seamlessly with TV and film productions.

This is something that some users  were asking for, and it represents the biggest update since launching the Fusion in 2018.  GoPro says that this is that time of the year where new resolutions about, and they took a very literal resolution… improving the resolution of the Fusion camera. The new firmware v2.0 enables a new 5.8K capture resolution that, when stitched, produces 5.6K spherical footage—the most cinematic quality Fusion has produced yet. In fact, the cinematic improvements don’t end there. This new resolution is now supported at 24fps, marking a Fusion first to incorporate seamlessly with TV and film productions.

Longer night and time lapse photo intervals

The firmware is introduced as a public beta so users of GoPro’s spherical camera Fusion can try it. The upgrade introduces users to a whole new experience. In fact, says GoPro, “there are a few more big-ticket updates, like a 5.6K/24fps time lapse mode and longer night/time lapse photo intervals, but beyond firmware, this public beta improves the full GoPro spherical content creation ecosystem with updates to Fusion Studio and new 2019-compatible Adobe Premiere and After Effects plug-ins.

The new GoPro Fusion Studio v1.4 (Beta) adds support for importing time-lapse photo from sub-folder folders, when using Adobe Lightroom rendered GPR RAW time/night-lapse sequences. a preference control to import long videos in separate chapters for faster imports, support for importing Fusion clips without .LRV files, improved stabilization quality for all modes (particularly for 24fps) and many other features.

The upgrade fixes some bugs, and adds a series of features that users willing to participate in the public beta will have a chance to try immediately. Visit GoPro’s website for more information, and check the GoPro Support Hub, where users can find more in-depth support for using this Fusion public beta platform.

Support ProVideo Coalition
Shop with Filmtools Logo

Share Our Article

Journalist, writer and photographer since 1979, both print and online, with a vast experience in the fields of photography, software, hardware, web, aviation, History, video games, technology, having published content in almost all Portuguese newspapers…