(San Mateo, Calif.) – GoPro, makers of the world's most versatile camera that captures today's most engaging user-generated content, have officially released a new version of its app for iOS® and Android® devices. The new GoPro App allows people to use their mobile device to view and share photos and videos stored on their HERO3 and HERO2* cameras via email, text, Instagram™, Twitter®, Facebook® and more.
GoPro App in Action
Watch the new GoPro App in action as GoPro surf athletes Lakey Peterson and Alana Blanchard conduct product testing during a recent surf trip to the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia.
Control. View. Share.
Control your camera remotely.
Use your smartphone or tablet as a remote control for your GoPro. With the ability to change any camera setting, start/stop recording, monitor battery and storage levels, and more, the new GoPro App gives your mobile device complete control. Live image preview lets you see what your GoPro sees even when the camera is out of reach, making framing shots easy.
View photos and videos.
The GoPro App makes it easy to view your GoPro photos and videos while you are on the go. Check out your last run on the ride back up the chairlift. Watch your best wave once you're back on the beach. With the GoPro App you can wirelessly watch footage stored on your GoPro camera using your mobile device. Additionally, you can browse and delete content on your camera's memory card, freeing up space for more great footage.
Share content instantly.
Want to share an awesome GoPro experience you just captured with your friends back home? Now you can copy photos and select videos from your GoPro to your smartphone or tablet and then share them via email, text, Instagram™, Facebook® and more. It's a great way to quickly share your favorite experiences right after they happen.
A software update is required for HERO3 and HD HERO2 cameras to use the new version of the GoPro App. All editions of the HERO3 camera (White, Silver, and Black editions) and HD HERO2 cameras support the Control, View, and Share features of the GoPro App. To learn more about the GoPro App and to check device compatibility please click here.
*HD HERO2 cameras require the Wi-Fi BacPac accessory to be compatible with the GoPro App.