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gocam question about premium and resolutions

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:57 am
by trailcamgeek
Hi So I upgraded to the hco gocam in part due to the recommendations from users here....and I've been very happy thus far.

I got the free month of premium running and setup the emailed photos to be the higher resolution. The emailed photos are very clear but is there a way to confirm they are they are the higher resolution? I use my phone to check these photos so maybe I should look at these on computer and check out the image properties?

In the gocam IOS app there is a option to request a higher resolution picture. So this will be a higher resolution then the already increased resolution of the sent images via premium?

I'm a little confused if the premium offers both increased resolutions sent preview images and this additional requested higher resolution option or if the premium service is this request option?

Thanks

Re: gocam question about premium and resolutions

Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:01 pm
by LibbyLA
If the lettering on the info strip is large and pretty much covers the info strip, that's the regular resolution (640 x 480). If the letters are smaller and there's lots of extra room in the info, that's the larger (1280 x 960) thumbnail. You can also tell by zooming in on the photo. The lower res one will get blocky and fuzzy pretty quickly. The higher res one does.

Requesting a full resolution picture gets you the original size that's stored on the SD card. You will see HD (orange H and white D) in the upper left corner. The photos from our cameras are 2592 x 1944. Our cams are set to 5 MP, haven't looked at 3 and don't use 8.

Hope that helps. (I don't use the email option, I just get photos on the app.)