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SD Card File Structure Question?

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SD Card File Structure Question?

Postby LTCSZ » Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:19 pm

Question on SD card behavior...Just finished filming my Grandson's summer musical with my Hero4 Silver...GoPro did a great job...Ran for 1 hour 14 minutes straight...(There was no intermission!) 64gb card..When I got home to view the video, I noticed that the camera had split the video into chunks of about 3,907,000kb...It did not miss any content and kept right on filming, but split the video into 4 parts...Is there a reason why this happened? I think I can join the four parts of the video, but I would prefer that it did not happen again! Did I do something wrong or what? Advice appreciated! Thanks!
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Re: SD Card File Structure Question?

Postby PTCX » Sat Aug 06, 2016 11:42 pm

That is normal and you can not change it.
It's called Chaptering and it is the way the FAT file system works,it won't allow a file to be more than 4GB.
All the files will join together seamlessly without missing a single frame.
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Re: SD Card File Structure Question?

Postby misterwillguitar » Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:57 am

sorry to jump into another thread, but I have been finding that the chaptering seems to lose footage on both my gopro hero4black cameras.
Are there any tips on what I may be doing? Its a split second each time, but it is very definite and not "seamless"

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