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Tip #702: Is GoPro Cineform Still Useful?
GoPro Cineform is available for free for both Mac and Windows.
When GoPro canceled GoPro Studio a while back, it became more difficult to convert GoPro footage into a format that can be easily edited.
This article, from David Coleman Photography, describes how to convert and play GoPro footage.
While GoPro Studio is no more, you can download the codecs themselves from the GoPro-Cineform decoder page. There you’ll find versions for Mac and Windows. In the case of the Mac version, it’s still called NeoPlayer, which is its old name.