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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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How can you fix color banding from VHS video tape?

Old VHS tapes often have horizonal 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. The Tools I'm using include:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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DaVinci Resolve: hide timeline viewer

I was playing around with Resolve, and managed to show a second window thingy (the black one in the screenshot) via View > Source/Timeline Viewer. Now I can't seem to make it disappear. I have tried ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Dark Video/Gama Shift from Davinci Resolve to YouTube

I've asked a version of this question before, and found a workaround solution that worked for a while. But now I'm at a point that I'd like to find a real answer to my problem. So I edit and color my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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: 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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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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Exporting XML EDL from Premiere to Davinci Resolve

What is the best way to successfully export an EDL from Premiere to Davinci Resolve? Currently I export a Final Cut Pro XML, but whenever I import into Davinci, there are often errors with scale and ...
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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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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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Should I do color grading in FCPX or round trip do DaVinci Resolve?

I'm an amateur learning to edit videos from my GoPro, DSLR, and quadcopter. I've tried various NLE's for cutting and liked FCPX workflow much more then Premiere Pro and similar editors with tracks. ...
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How do I use Resolve to permanently extract and save small clips from mov files/

I have hundreds of GBs of movs that I want to get rid of most of the video from each on and then do some editing. What would be the workflow using Resolve? Export as? or Transcode as? Thanks
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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 ...
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Green screen Issue shooting with dslr (background green changes)

I don't have a real green screen, just a piece of canvas painted green and not even the "best" color of screen. I've taken some short videos with a dslr (Nikon D7100) of me using a mobile phone and ...
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Wrapping AVI with RGBA channels in a MOV file?

I'm very new to this honestly I'm trying take a rendered sequence with an alpha channel that I exported from HitFilm 4, and import it into Davinci Resolve. Resolve doesn't support AVI (I didn't know ...
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Color correction/grading then editing in Premiere

I'm trying to incorporate color correction/grading into my Adobe Premiere CC workflow. I have an x-rite color checker, and have had some success calibrating in Davinci Resolve Lite, but I don't want ...
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Properly working with vector files

I have a project that I've edited in Davinci Resolve 12 where I want to add a logo in the beginning. However, Resolve won't import either PDF, SVG or EPS format, so I created a high resolution PNG of ...