Fusion 2.0 Beta Update for your GoPro Fusion

Happy New Year! 

We’re happy to announce some exciting updates to Fusion, GoPro Fusion Studio and the supporting Fusion plug-ins. These updates and features are being made available as a public beta.  

By downloading any of the following Fusion public beta updates provided to you on, from, or through the GoPro website you signify your agreement to these terms of participation (the "Terms”) which can be found here.

New Firmware v2.0 (Beta):
  • New 5.6K/24fps video mode (captured at 5.8K resolution and stitched to 5.6K). This new mode pushes the image quality of Fusion even further, both in resolution and internal image processing, while delivering a cinematic 24fps.
  • New 5.6K/24fps time-lapse video mode.
  • RAW photo support for night and time-lapse modes with intervals of 5 seconds or longer.
  • General bug fixes.

New GoPro Fusion Studio v1.4 (Beta): 
  • Adds 5.6K exports for the new higher resolution 24fps mode.
  • Adds support for importing time-lapse photo from sub-folder folders, when using Adobe Lightroom rendered GPR RAW time/night-lapse sequences.
  • Adds a preference control to import long videos in separate chapters for faster imports.
  • Adds support for importing Fusion clips without .LRV files.
  • Improved stabilization quality for all modes (particularly for 24fps).
  • Improved stitch quality for videos with large exposure differences between front and back lenses.
  • Enhanced image processing to improve outputs for all modes.

New Adobe Premiere CC 2019 and Adobe After Effects CC 2019 plug-ins:
  • Updated GoPro VR plug-ins for Adobe Premiere CC 2019 and Adobe After Effects CC 2019.
 

Downloads and Installation Instructions

Firmware 2.0 (Beta): 

Fusion Studio 1.4 (Beta): 
Adobe Premiere and After Effects VR plug-ins:
  • OSX: GoProVRPlugins_Mac_HighSierra_102.zip
  • Windows: GoProVRPlugins_x64_102.zip 
  • Special note on installation for plug-ins:
    • If you install any version of Fusion Studio (1.3 or 1.4 Beta), the installers will install the old plug-ins.
    • After you install Fusion Studio (any version), remember to install the Adobe plug-ins from the links above to install the versions that support the 2019 versions of Premiere and After Effects.


Known Issues and Troubleshooting

Known issues and considerations:
  • When using 5.6K/24fps video/time-lapse video mode and RAW time/night-lapse photo modes with the GoPro App, the resolution, frame rate and RAW settings will show up as blank in the GoPro App and cannot be changed.  For these new beta modes, please use the settings menu on your Fusion to configure your capture mode.
What if I want to go back to the official releases?  Here’s how to downgrade your setup:

Firmware 2.0 (Beta) to 1.8:
  • If you would like to return to the official Fusion 1.8 firmware, please follow steps 1-4 from these instructions
  • This process will downgrade your GoPro Fusion to firmware 1.8

Fusion Studio 1.4 (Beta) to 1.3:
  • OSX: 
    • Uninstall Fusion Studio 1.4 (Beta) by deleting it from your Applications folder
    • Download Fusion Studio 1.3 from here
    • Note:  Fusion Studio 1.4 (Beta) and Fusion Studio 1.3 can be run together on the same computer.  They are separate installations.  
  • Windows: 
    • Uninstall Fusion Studio 1.4 through Windows Add/Remove Programs
    • Download Fusion Studio 1.3 from here

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