GoPro launched a public firmware beta today for the Fusion spherical camera. The firmware allows the Fusion to shoot 5.6K video at 24fps.
The public beta Firmware v2.0 update for the Fusion introduces a new features and upgrades to the Fusion, Fusion Studio and Fusion Adobe plug-ins. What the v2.0 update brings to the Fusion is “the most cinematic quality Fusion had produced yet” claims GoPro. Now when users capture 5.8K, and the footage is stitched, it makes 5.6K spherical footage. This new resolution supports 24fps.
GoPro also added a 5.6K/24fps time lapse mode and longer night/time lapse photo intervals. GoPro goes on to say that public beta “improves the full GoPro spherical content creation ecosystem with updates to Fusion Studio and new 2019-compatible Adobe Premiere and After Effects plug-ins.”
Firmware v2.0 Beta update
- 5.8K resolution, stitched to 5.6K
- 5.6K/24fps time lapse video mode
- RAW photo support for night and time lapse modes with intervals of 5 seconds or longer
- Bug fixes
Fusion Studio v1.4 Beta
- Adds 5.6K exports for the 24fps mode
- Add support for importing time lapse photo from sub-folders, when using Adobe Lightroom rendered GPR RAW time/night lapse sequences
- Adds a preference control to import long video in separate chapter for faster imports
- Adds support for importing Fusion clips without .LRV files
- Improved stabilization quality for all modes
- Improved stitch quality for videos with large exposure differences between front and back lenses
- Enhanced image processing to improve outputs for all modes
Adobe Premiere CC 2019 and Adobe After Effects CC 2019 plug-ins
Updated GoPro VR plug-ins for compatibility with Adobe Premiere CC 2019 and Adobe After Effects CC 2019
Where can you get the public beta?
You can find the links to the betas here.