Camera Tools for GoPro Heros

The Camera Tools for Heros app turns your smartphone, Mac, and PC into a GoPro remote control. The app allows you to control multiple GoPro® cameras, including Protune settings, live preview and media download. The app supports controlling GoPro cameras via Bluetooth, WiFi, and USB (depends on camera model).


Features

The Camera Tools for Heros app offers the following features.

  • Supports GoPro Hero 4 (Silver/Black Edition), 5/6/7/8/9/10/Max/Fusion cameras.
  • Available for Android, Apple iOS, macOS, Raspberry Pi, and Microsoft Windows.
  • Fast access to the camera via Bluetooth LE.
  • Start and stop recording, and tag moments on multiple cameras at the same time.
  • Change camera settings of multiple cameras at the same time (including Protune settings for cameras which support Protune).
  • Create and edit presets on Hero 8 and newer models.
  • Show the live preview of one camera in full screen mode.
  • Download media (photos, videos) from one camera.
  • Create time-lapse series with individual intervals and custom date/time slots.
  • Quick capturing tool for automatically connecting to the camera, start/stop recording, and power off the camera if the camera is not accessible (e.g. during motor cycling when mounted on the helmet).
  • Desktop: Command server for controlling the app and cameras via HTTP commands (click here for details).
  • Desktop: Powerful scripting language for controlling the app and cameras via a powerful JavaScript-based scripting language (click here for details).
  • Control GoPro Hero 8 and 10 via USB (multi camera contol supported): iPad Pro (iOS), macOS, Windows, Raspberry Pi.
  • Control GoPro via Bluetooth (multi camera contol supported): Hero 5 Session, Hero 5/6/7/8/9/10, Max, Fusion.
  • Control GoPro via WiFi (only one camera at the same time!): Hero 4 Session, Hero 5 Session, Hero 4/5/6/7, Fusion.
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System requirements

The Live Streamer app communicates with the camera via Bluetooth LE. The live preview and media download is done via WiFi.

  • Android: no special requirements.
  • iOS: no special requirements.
  • macOS: The Macbook has to support at least Bluetooth LMP version 0x6. Please check out this video for instructions. All models starting with 2016 should work.
  • Windows: Windows 10 Creators Update or newer (1706) is required. Please check out this video for instructions. If your computer does not have Bluetooth then you can use this USB adapter.

The following camera models are supported:

  • GoPro Hero 4 Session (WiFi)
  • GoPro Hero 4 Silver and Black Edition (WiFi)
  • GoPro Hero 5 Black Edition (Bluetooth or WiFi)
  • GoPro Hero 5 Session (Bluetooth or WiFi)
  • GoPro Hero 6 Black Edition (Bluetooth or WiFi)
  • GoPro Hero 7 White/Silver/Black Edition (Bluetooth or WiFi)
  • GoPro Hero 8 Black Edition (Bluetooth or USB*)
  • GoPro Hero 9 Black Edition (Bluetooth)
  • GoPro Hero 10 Black Edition (Bluetooth or USB*)
  • GoPro Fusion (360°) (Bluetooth or WiFi)
  • GoPro Max (360°) (Bluetooth)

*USB works only on the iPad Pro, macOS, Windows, and Raspberry Pi.


Download

System Download Link
Apple MacOS 10.13 and newer (App Store) info&purchase
Microsoft Windows 10 info&purchase
Apple MacOS 10.13 and newer info&purchase
Apple iOS info&purchase
Android info&purchase
Raspberry Pi 3 (Raspian Buster)
Installation instructions
info&purchase

You can find the changelog here.


Contact us if you need a bulk license for your company or multiple licenses.



Help

You can find instructions here.