Video mode: settings, Video mode: capture modes – GoPro Hero 5 Black User Manual
Use Looping to you continuously record video, but save only the moments
that you want. For example, if you select a 5-minute interval, only the
previous 5 minutes are saved when you press the Shutter button to stop
recording. If you record for 5 minutes and do not press the Shutter button
to stop recording and save, the camera records a new 5-minute interval by
recording over your previous 5 minutes of footage.
This capture mode is useful when you are recording events that contain
long periods of inactivity that you don’t want to save, such as fishing or
recording from a car dashboard.
The default settings for Looping are 1080p60 Wide, with the interval set
at 5 minutes. Looping is not available in 4K, 2.7K 4:3, and 480p. For more
information, see these topics:
VIDEO MODE: CAPTURE MODES
Video resolution (RES) refers to the number of horizontal lines in the video.
For example, 720p means that the video has 720 horizontal lines, each with
a width of 1280 pixels. Higher numbers of lines and pixels result in greater
detail and clarity. So, a video with resolution of 4K is considered higher
quality than 720p because it consists of 3840 lines, each with a width of
VIDEO MODE: SETTINGS