Your Overview of GoPro Labs Features and Camera Compatibility

GoPro Labs Features and Camera Compatibility Overview

Which GoPro cameras support which GoPro Labs features?

Welcome to our succinct overview designed to help you navigate the rich landscape of GoPro Labs features and their compatibility with various GoPro camera models. Whether you are a seasoned GoPro enthusiast or just starting your adventure, having a handy reference to the compatibility of different features can significantly enhance your capturing experience.

In this post, we offer you a straightforward table that delineates all the essential GoPro Labs features along with the specific GoPro camera models they are compatible with. This includes a range of functionalities, from motion triggers to sound pressure level triggers, giving you a clear picture of the possibilities that lie in your GoPro camera.

Moreover, we will introduce you to the dynamic world of GoPro Labs commands, which open up avenues for customization, allowing you to tailor the features to suit your preferences.

Getting to Know GoPro Labs

GoPro Labs is a platform where GoPro develops and releases experimental features that enhance the functionality of your GoPro cameras. These features are not part of the standard GoPro firmware but are available through GoPro Labs, offering users a playground to explore new and innovative functionalities that can take their GoPro experience to the next level.

How to Use GoPro Labs

Using GoPro Labs is fairly straightforward. Here is a simple guide to get you started:

  1. Update Your Firmware: Ensure your GoPro camera is running the latest GoPro Labs firmware. You can find the necessary updates on the official GoPro website.
  2. Explore Features: Visit the GoPro Labs platform to explore the range of features available. Each feature comes with detailed instructions and QR codes to facilitate easy setup.
  3. QR Codes: GoPro Labs features are primarily controlled through QR codes. Once you have identified a feature you wish to use, generate the corresponding QR code using the GoPro QR Code Creator or the GoPro Labs mobile app QRControl.
  4. Scan the QR Code: Turn on your GoPro camera and point it towards the QR code on your screen to scan it. The camera will automatically apply the settings encoded in the QR code, setting up the feature for you.
  5. Test and Experiment: Once the feature is set up, it’s time to test it out. Feel free to experiment with different settings to find the perfect setup for your needs.

Remember, GoPro Labs is a space for experimentation, so don’t hesitate to explore and try out different features to enhance your capturing experience.

GoPro Labs QR code - Speed Trigger

Your GoPro Labs Features and Camera Compatibility Overview

As we delve deeper, we present to you a structured table that outlines the compatibility of various GoPro Labs features with different GoPro camera models. This table serves as a quick reference guide, helping you to identify which features are available for your specific GoPro model at a glance.

In the table below, you will find the features listed along one axis and the compatible GoPro camera models listed along the other. The table indicates compatibility, providing a clear and concise overview of the rich functionalities you can explore through GoPro Labs.

Let’s take a closer look:

24.0Hz capture vs 23.976YesYesYes
Adobe-compatible proxiesYesYesYes/No
Altered File NamingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Archive Mode (locked settings)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Audio Channels Gain/Solo/MuteYesYesYesYes
Audio DisableYesYesYesYes
Bitrate ControlsYesYesYes
Boot CommandYesYesYesYes
DaVinci-compatible proxiesYesYes
Exposure Display current ISO and shutterYesYes
Exposure Damping controlYesYesYes
Exposure Curve custom log encodingYesYes
Exposure Min/Max TimesYesYes
Extra Long time-lapseYes/NoYes/NoYesYesYesYesYesYes
GPS time syncYes/NoYes/NoYes
Guidelines Display on rear LCDYes/NoYes/No
HDMI display settingsYes/NoYes/NoYesYes
Hindsight Timeout ExtensionYesYesYes
Histogram Position/SizeYes/NoYes/No
Large Chapter SupportStandardStandardYesYesYesYes
Live Stream InitiationYesYesYesYesYes
LRV DisableYesYeslimited
LTC Time supportYesYes/NoYes/NoYes
Max Shutter Angle YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Metadata InjectionsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Noise ReductionYesYes
Overlay – Burn-inslimitedlimitedlimitedYesYes
Overlay – Color BarlimitedlimitedlimitedYesYes
Overlays – Logo Burn-InlimitedlimitedlimitedYes
Overlays – Luma SweeplimitedlimitedlimitedYesYes
Owner InformationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
QR decoding while recordingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
SD card speed testYesYesYesYesYes
Spirit Level DisplayYes/NoYes/No
Sunrise/Sunset startsYesYes/NoYesYesYesYesYes
Time delayed StartsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Time/date/timecode QR CodeYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Tone Mapping ControlsYesYesYes
Trigger – AccelerometerYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Trigger – GPS speedYesYes/NoYesYesYesYesYes
Trigger – GyroscopeYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Trigger – IMU MotionYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Trigger – Motion detectionYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Trigger – Sound Pressure LevelYesYesYesYes
Trigger – USB PowerYesYes/NoYes/NoYesYesYes
Upload scriptingYesYesYesYes
USB power trust overrideYesYesYes/No
Wake on PowerYesYesYesYes
Wider Color GamutYesYes
White Balance LockYesNo/Yes


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As we wrap up this overview, we trust that you have gained a clearer understanding of the compatibility between various GoPro camera models and the innovative GoPro Labs features. Leveraging this knowledge, you can now venture into a world of enhanced capturing experiences, making the most of what your GoPro camera has to offer.

I am personally very fond of the flexibility that GoPro Labs offers, allowing me to tailor my GoPro usage to suit my preferences perfectly. As I continue to explore and experiment with different features, I document my experiences and insights right here on

I invite you to join me on this exploration journey. Stay tuned to for more GoPro Labs related content where I share my personal experiences, tips, and guides to help you unlock the full potential of your GoPro camera through GoPro Labs.

Thank you for being a part of this overview. I look forward to sharing more GoPro Labs adventures with you on Happy capturing!

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