How to Fix GoPro Video Footage Not Playing Error with VideoProc?
VideoProc is a piece of multifunctional, professional yet simple video processing software, with which we can reduce video file size, change video resolution, transcode video, and repair corrupted video, thus solving many GoPro video playback and edit errors.
To begin with, you should download and install VideoProc on your computer. Windows version is compatible with Windows 10 and lower, while Mac version works well on macOS Catalina and lower.
1. Fix GoPro video not playing because the resolution is too high or the size is too big
-- compress GoPro 4K/2.7K/1080p videos with VideoProc
Step 1. Open VideoProc, hover your mouse over "Video" and click it.
Step 2. Click "+Video" button to load target GoPro video footage.
Step 3. Choose an output profile and tweak settings.
* Choose HEVC output profile if your device supports HEVC. In this way, you can reduce GoPro footage size by about 50% while keeping original quality.
* Click "Option" to lower resolution, bit rate, and frame rate, and increase the value of GOP.
* Click "Cut" to delete unwanted video clips.
* Click "Crop" to remove needless area.
Step 4. Hit "RUN" to begin processing GoPro video compression.
2. Fix no video just sound playback error because HEVC isn't supported
-- convert HEVC to H.264 with VideoProc
Step 1. Launch VideoProc and get access to Video Processing panel by clicking "Video".
Step 2. Click "+Video" to import your GoPro HEVC video footage.
Step 3. Move to "Video" tab at the bottom, and select "MP4 H.264".
Step 4. Hit "RUN" to begin converting GoPro HEVC video to H.264.
Tips: to boost conversion speed, you're suggested to check Nvidia/Intel/AMD before the final step.
3. Fix GoPro video won't play because the footage is corrupted
-- repair damaged GoPro video with VideoProc
In addition to asking help from video repair tool or professionals, you can use VideoProc to repair slightly damaged GoPro videos. The way it applies is to cut off those broken clips.
Step 1. Open VideoProc and choose Video.
Step 2. Click "+Video" to upload your corrupted GoPro footage.
Step 3. Click "Cut", move the green knobs buttons to select the unwounded clips. Leave the damaged segments unselected. Then, hit "Done".
Step 4. Hit "RUN" to export the resulting file.