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A non-linear editing software developed by Blackmagic Design which is mainly used for colour correction and grading.

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DaVinci Resolve 15 view multiple tracks at once

So I have been looking for an answer for long and have not found any. I want to view multiple video tracks separately. The idea is that I have video sources from multiple cameras, I want to sync them ...
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Extend video clip in Davinci Resolve that has been slowed down/paused

I have a video clip of a number dial (think old style alarm clock) that I want to use to display scores on a scoreboard. The video clip shows the numbers flipping each second but I was planning on ...
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Sync picture in picture clips in Davinci Resolve

I'm trying to transition from Lightworks to Davinci Resolve. My question here is about the right way to sync 2 video clips and show them simultaneously. In my case I have a video of a sporting event ...
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Importing DNxHD into DaVinci Resolve

I converted a .webm file into DNxHD. Unfortunately I'm unable to import it into DaVinci Resolve. Steps: Import > File > Directory where files are stored. I'm able to see other, importable files, ...
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Multiple materials for FBXMesh3D in Resolve Fusion

Just toying around trying to make a simple intro for a friends company using their logo, I encountered an issue and a warning at the same time: I am lacking the knowledge of how to add two different ...
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DaVinci Resolve 16 shows black screen on imported media

This is my first time using this software cause I am trying to learn. but when I import my media, it shows all black screen and all I can hear was audio. File imported are .mp4
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how to create a line by line effect

vid showing what i want to do: if i have this image: https://i.redd.it/259hhktl49431.png how would i do what the youtube video is doing with selected lines in that ...
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Smoothly keyframing a wheel to decelerate from point A to B

I am trying to accomplish this: I have a transparent image, a wheel that can be rotated and moved in DaVinci Resolve (that's what I am using but I guess a solution to this could apply in any editor). ...
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How to deal with reflections in a space helmet

I am currently working on a short sci-fi film, and one scene involves a character going on a space walk. I've made a helmet, which has a plastic visor. The problem is that this visor is very ...
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Square edges after rotating video in DaVinci Resolve?

I rotated one of my clips in Resolve to square up some of the lines (compositionally), then zoomed in so that the top and bottom edges were cropped to straight by the dimensions of the timeline viewer....
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Is it possible to use davinci resolve without any GPU AT ALL?

I have some plan to get servers that are powered by Intel Atom C2750. https://ark.intel.com/content/www/us/en/ark/products/77987/intel-atom-processor-c2750-4m-cache-2-40-ghz.html ... and they don't ...
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DaVinci Resolve can't deliver 1920x1080 videos

I'm new to DaVinci Resolve, and new to video editing too. I used the newest version of DaVinci Resolve 16. I used OBS Studio to record some game/desktop footage at 1920x1080 and 30 fps. I then ...
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Tracking mask in Davinci Resolve

Video editing n00b here. I have a clip where a person touches a screen with an access card. I want the screen to be red before it is touched, and green after. I've used a PlanarTracker node to track ...
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Create very long motion blur in Davinci Resolve

I've made a video of someone spinning stealwool around. I would now like to create a kinda like long time exposure feeling from it. I guess it is basically possible by adding a very long motion blur,...
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Merge clips with playback-speed automation

I've got two source clips, and I want specific frames to line up across the merged playback sequence. Eg. clip1@frame38 & clip2@frame27 >> merge1@frame27 clip1@frame56 & clip2@...
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Two video sources framerates vary by .01 FPS. Will this cause problems?

I'm just getting started and have some user-level equipment, not professional grade. My Sony Handycam outputs MTS and MP4 at 29.97 FPS. My LG K30 smartphone outputs MP4 at 29.98FPS Using Davinci ...
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Workflow of editing in Premiere and Color Grading in Davinci

I am new to color grading in Davinci Resolve (Studio) and am not sure about how the workflow should go. As far as I understand there are three options: Color Correct all Clips and render in losless ...
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Changing duration of multiple still frames at once (stopmotion animation)

I want to make video from multiple still photos (some kind of slideshow). When I drag&drop photos from media pool, they appear on timeline, but last too long. When I select all frames, press right ...
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My 50 FPS footage automatically converted to 24FPS by DaVinci Resolve

I have imported my Camera Footage of the Sony Alpha 68 and it is a 50 FPS footage as it shows in the metadata in the below image but when importing into timeline it gets converted to 50 FPS. Earlier ...
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Does anyone know how to make the effect shown in the video in Davinci Resolve 15?

spinning globe with orbiting texts Does someone know how to make the orbiting text shown at the bottom right corner of the linked clip or where to such a tutorial online by using Davinci Resolve?
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Can Davinci Resolve convert a movie into (png) pictures…?

I'm a new user of Davinci Resolve. I would like to know if I can use it for converting a video into its pictures ? Do you have a tutorial that explains to me how is the workflow ? maybe on Youtube ? ...
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daVinci Resolve: Split-clip shortcut on German keboard

What is the keyboard shortcut for split clip on German keyboards in daVinci Resolve 15 ? While a clip was selected in the edit tab's timeline and the playhead was over it, I tried Ctrl+\ (=Strg+AltGr+...
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Switching from Adobe to Resolve

I want to switch from Adobe Pr to Resolve. I downloaded it and now have some questions: How can I put any of the windows (Timeline, Preview...) on another screen? All in all the customisation seems ...
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Half Screen Mirror Image

I’ve been asked to flip a video clip and display it so it plays alongside the original clip as a mirror image. I’m using DaVinci Resolve 15 and I’ve found how to flip a clip. I’ve also found how to ...
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How do I remove video scan lines in DaVinci Resolve (or Fusion?)

I have little-to-no prior video editing experience, but am trying to edit together a video from when a friend and I flew in a full-motion flight simulator for a website. I shot the video with my DSLR,...
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DaVinci Resolve Cache

I know I shouldn't ask multi-part questions here. However, I feel like my misunderstanding of DaVinci Resolve's caching system stems from related core misconceptions, which the manual does little to ...
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Image blocks anything that's underneath it to be shown

Normally, when putting a video clip over another in Davinci Resolve, the latter can be seen where the former ends if you move it out of the way. However, this doesn't seem to be the case when working ...
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Track and apply fixed positioning in frame for subject

I used tripod to film a subject which is speaking and their head is moving around ever so slightly. I want to to position the subject based on their eyes so that their eyes do not move at all. I am ...
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Source ProRes 422 Proxy / Edit / Export to ProRes 422 proxy?

Wondering what exporting best practice is when working on source clips that are captured ProRes 422 Proxy. I've c-corrected/graded these clips in DaVinci. When it's time to 'Add to Render Queue', do ...
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Davinci Resolve 15 Beta workflow bar covering up color settings

I have Davinci Resolve 15 Public Beta. The bar on the bottom that enables you to switch from editing to color grading is covering up the settings for RGB, and I cannot drag the window up to make the ...
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Using multiple graphics cards in Davinci Resolve

So I recently got a Nvidia 1050 ti for my editing rig but was wondering if it would be possible buy another 1050 ti and install it to get Davinci to use two graphics cards (perhaps using SLI?).
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How to make 1:1 ratio video in Davinci Resolve?

I want to make 1:1 ratio Instagram videos using Davinci Resolve. But I am unable to find how to change the aspect ratio to 1:1 using Davinci Resolve.
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How to add typewriter effect in Davinci Resolve or Fusion?

I know that Adobe After Effects allows adding typewriter effect to text in videos but how to do the same in Davinci Resolve or Fusion?
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Best Way To Improve Davinci Resolve 12 Playback Speed?

I run a 2011 MacBook Pro, and it can barely handle Davinci Resolve 12. The biggest problem I have is playback. Playback is very laggy for me, and that is a problem because I need cut and sync clips ...
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DaVinci Resolve: Difference between adjusting Y or YRGB

In DaVinci Resolve 14, some operations can be performed on all of the Y, R, G, B channels at the same time or only on one of them. What is the difference between adjusting only Y, or adjusting all of ...
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Noise reduction in DaVinci Resolve 14 free version

DaVinci Resolve is great for hobbyists because it has a fairly capable free version. Unfortunately, the free version does not include noise reduction functionality. Are there any free tools/plugins ...
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DaVinci Resolve: Blur and fade title on top of video

I am using DaVinci Resolve 14. Is it possible to have titles on top of video which blur and fade out at the same time? I know how to fade them, but I cannot blur them. Adding a transition seem to ...
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Why are there two ways to keyframe-animate geometric transformations?

In DaVinci Resolve 14, there seem to be two ways to use keyframe animations with geometric transformations. One is on the Edit page, using the Inspector. Here it seems to be possible to smoothen out ...
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DaVinci Resolve: Fix insufficiently smooth top-down drone footage

I am completely new to both video editing and DaVinci Resolve, so please bear with me. I have some drone footage which looks directly downwards onto a flat surface. It has panning, rotation and ...
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DaVinci Resolve: Track with points outside of a window

I am completely new both to video editing and DaVinci Resolve 14. I would like to apply stabilization to a clip which has a constantly moving and changing object in the middle. Therefore I only want ...
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Add filter to prores file

I have captured some Mini-dv home videos to .avi. With ffmpeg I converted to prores v2 .mov files. Now i need to add yadiff filter.(interlaced -> noninterlaced) Is is possible to "update" my files ...
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DaVinci Resolve 12.5.5 - Deselect Power Window

When you're in the Color tab and have an active Power Window selected in the Viewer, is there a keyboard shortcut to toggle it on/off to see the unencumbered view of your clip? "Deselect All" doesn't ...
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Resolve Transcoding Workflow

I'm struggling to find an optimal workflow with Resolve 14 involving XAVC-S video. I need to transcode to ProRes 422 (HQ) to edit and grade within Resolve. At present I am bringing all my source ...
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How to save each segment as a separate file with DaVinci Resolve?

I have a movie imported into my project. The movie consists of several aikido techniques. I want to slice the movie with blade into several segments, each contains only one aikido technique. Having ...
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How can you fix color banding from VHS video tape in post-processing?

Old VHS tapes often have horizontal lines/bands that slowly scroll up or down the video during playback. This video is already on DVD, so I am trying to remove the banding in post-processing. The ...
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DaVinci 12 - Noise Reduction Strategy

What would be the best order to apply these node adjustments to ProRes HQ 4K footage in DaVinci Resolve 12: Colour Chart Primaries Saturation Sharpening Noise Reduction Thanks in advance.
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Freeze frames in DaVinci Resolve

How can I take a single frame of footage and extend it over several seconds on the timeline?
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Is there an equivalent to Vegas' “select to end” feature in DaVinci Resolve?

Vegas had an option in the context menu after right clicking on a track to select all clips to the end of that track. Does Resolve have the same feature?
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Resolve (Correct/Grade) > XML > FCPX

Can an XML exported from Resolve contain corrections/grading decisions (made in Resolve) that FCPX can apply to the a single large ProRes file, or does a new ProRes large file need to rendered from ...
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What does a color grading software offer over a compositor?

I know there are many color grading programs around, DaVinci Resolve being a popular one. But I'm having trouble understanding what exactly they offer over a CC node in any compositing or editing ...