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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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Normalizing audio output loudness (LKFS/LUFS) in DaVinci Resolve 16

DaVinci Resolve 16 adds a great feature that allows applying "Normalize audio levels" on a clip using the ITU BS.1770 or EBU R128 standards, to a target level of -23 LKFS/LUFS, or similar. However, ...
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DaVinci Resolve 17 doesn't show video and shows black screen on imported multimedia

DaVinci Resolve 17 doesn't show video and shows black screen on imported multimedia. I have VivoBook Pro X580VD, Quad Core model: Intel Core i5-7300HQ bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Kaby Lake, Device-1: ...
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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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What FPS should I use for 59.94 footage slowed down?

What I'm doing seems to work but reading conflicting things online has me confused. Right now things I upload go to YouTube or Vimeo. I shoot 29.976 or 59.94 FPS and slow them down to 23.976 in ...
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DaVinci Resolve 16 - Can you embed markers as chapters into the rendered metadata?

In DaVinci Resolve 16, I see that you can edit the Metadata and that will get embedded into the mp4 container. I also noticed that if an mp4 has embedded Chapters that Resolve doesn't recognize those ...
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Davinci Resolve Fusion draw tail by track points

I hope someone will understand my question. This is my fusion clip right now I want to draw a tail of this purple circle. Can't understand which tool will help me. Nodes: I want something like this:...
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Davinci Resolve - Store Clips Edited in Cut Window in a Media Folder

I am working on a video project in DaVinci Resolve. It a short video documenting a piece of installation art. One of the media files is a handheld camera that takes close up shots of different parts ...
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Davinci Resolve 16 - Image duration not change

I am new in the field of video production and a new user in Davinci Resolve 16.1.2.026. I want to change the duration of an image in my clip but whatever I tried din't work... My default standard ...
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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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Text styles in Davinci Resolve

Is it somehow possible to reuse text styles in Davinci Resolve (and Fusion)? Each text node by default has OpenSans font, which does not work for me when I want to insert Japanese text (e.g. I want to ...
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Can't Create New Timeline from IN/OUT

I'm trying to create a new timeline from a Mark In and Mark Out segment. I have the I/O set, I right click in the bin and select New Timline and `Use Selected Mark In/Out. You can see the settings ...
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Video track hierarchy isn't allowing me to use split screen, in davinci resolve

I have 4 video clips loaded into Davinci Resolve, and my goal is to get all 4 of them to show like a grid. So I put 2 of them on separate video tracks, and was editing the zoom and position of each ...
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What is the standard format for transparent fire and glow effects in VFX?

When working with 3D scenes involving transparent-background fire or other glow effects, what is the standard format to render & save them in that will be compatible with VFX software, and allow ...
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How to output the cropped resolution

Scenario I recorded a video that looks like this: (which is 1920x1080) But I want to crop the video to only have the actual game rectangle. In MS Paint I measured that the game rectangle is 1435x957 (...
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Add a "CallOut" that follows an object with a line in DaVinci Resolve

I spend many of hours, getting this, done, but I never succeeded: In a video with rather small moving objects I wanted to have a "Call Out" (i.e. a text label with a line leading to the ...
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Global variable scoping in Davinci Resolve Fusion?

The code below is a Null.fuse node, packed with debugging statements. I'm running it under Davinci Resolve 18.1.4 beta 9. print("Debug: script start") print(test) test = 0 print(test) ...
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Adding a polygon mask causes flicker/ cutting

Whenever I add a polygon mask, it causes strange flickering/ cutting where it doesn't intersect with the polygon (as in picture). It cutts it off at the top, when surely it should be displaying ...
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Will moving a sound source in ATMOS just "blend" the sound, or will it create a Doppler-effect?

Intending to make a test video using Dolby ATMOS in Resolve 18.1 I wonder: When I have a sound recorded at some fixed spot, and I want that sound to move in space via the ATMOS controls, will Resolve ...
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Change Davinci Resolve Fusion timeline to 0

I have a long clip that I've cut down and now I am making changes in fusion. The timeline starts at the specific frame I cut it from (from my example, frames 984-1119). I Want the timeline to start at ...
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Can I fix choppy video shot at wrong shutter speed?

I shot some video at 60fps with the intention of putting it in a 24fps timeline slowed down. (59.97 and 23.976 actually) Usually I shoot at a shutter speed of 1/125 for shots like this. I shot some at ...
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Enable / Disable Blur Effect On Timestamp

I am using Davinci Resolve to cut and edit dashcam videos. I use power windows and nodes to blur out tracked license plates. However, in many occasions, I need the blur to be active / deactive on ...
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stabilizing a sequence shot that moves along a path

which is the best method for stabilizing a Ronin hand held sequence shot that moves along a path? I'm using DaVinci Resolve and Blender.
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How do you automatically fix pan in Equirectangular 360 video?

I have used a GoPro Max to record a long video. 8 hours. indoor. well lit. static on a monopod. spherical (360). Unfortunately, the "World Lock" pan stabilisation messed up (not sure why) ...
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DaVinci Resolve FilmGrain effect staying static after 51 frames

I'm trying to create film grain effect using DaVinci Resolve's built in Film Grain effect in Fusion (ignore the brightness and ellipse nodes, it's irrelevant): The film grain effects animates the ...
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Davinci Resolve Fusion equivalent to color-page 3D key qualifiers?

Davinci Resolve 17's Color page has a "Qualifier" tab; while the default mode is HSL, the most powerful is the 3D keyer, which has the ability to build a matte with subsets of the possible ...
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Extract and replace frames from davinci resolve using python scripting

I want to know if there is a way to extract single frames from DaVinci resolve and modify them using a python script or if you can add a hook in fusion so that each frame is run through a python ...
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Repeating/looping a clip in the timeline

I have a short clip, 10 seconds or so. I'd like to loop in/down the timeline to create a 6-hour video (for sleep music on youtube). I can do this in Davinci with the Loop effect in a Fusion ...
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Davinci Resolve 17: burn in metadata of still images using image sequence

I am producing timelapses from 12 megapixel photos taken with a GoPro, each timelapse with up to 50,000 images. I rename all JPGs in sequence, e.g. [00001-49999].jpg and place them in a single folder. ...
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``Failed``when I try to export video - Davinci Resolve 16 FREE

Everytime I try to export this clip this message appears. I'm not very experient with Davinci and editing videos in general, but I had no problem saving other videos. I've tried changing the settings ...
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X-Rite Video Color Matching gives Strange Results

I’m attempting to grade some footage from a C100, with the aid of X-Rite’s Video color match card, in DaVinci Resolve. Below is a screen grab of the ungraded footage. And here is what I get when ...
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Weird (interlacing?) artifacts in my rendered video

I've been making a YouTube outro for my channel with blender recently. I exported the outro in blender using the QuickTime container together with the QT / QT Animation video codec at 60fps. ...
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DaVinci Resolve 16 the content of all videos become black

I used to be able to see the content of all videos, but since today they all turned into black screen. Googled and found a few posts e.g. DaVinci Resolve 16 shows black screen on imported media After ...
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Programs that help you export multi-language videos?

I'm looking for a program that can do multi-language export of video. Let me give an example: I create video with text and I would like to easily add 4 different languages inside each text. The ...
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DaVinci Resolve doesn't load subtitles for M4V

I have an .m4v movie with two subtitles tracks. When importing the movie into DaVinci Resolve 16, it only shows Video and Audio - no subs. Please advise, thanks.
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Screen-Video with 7 FPS (in Davinci Resolve - or other tools?)

I currently edit/cut a lot of computer screen recording footage. The original mp4 files have 7 FPS and I am totally happy with that quality. If I now edit the files in Davinci Resolve 16, the lowest ...
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DaVinci Resolve 16 - Restore Deleted/Crushed Project

Hello again community! I came back with a new issue in DaVinci Resolve 16.. I was working in two projects (both where opened) and after a crush both are lost. I restarted my PC just in case, but no I ...
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DaVinci Resolve 16 node causing weird artififact to text

I was following the steps mentioned in an answer about adding blur to text from here Everything worked fine but Step 10 caused a weird artifact to the text in the compound clip. The step says: ...
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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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70D mov import to DaVinci Resolve 12 appear darker

I import mov files from Canon 70D to Davinci Resolve 12 and it appears darker on the preview than if I run the video on VLC video player. I render the video and the output is the same as on the ...
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Davinci resolve 11 lite. Add white borders

How to add white borders to cropped video? I have 4:3 video. Want to convert it to 1:1 with white borders. How to change border color?
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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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DaVinci Resolve 18 not importing footage into media library

I am trying to use DaVinci Resolve 18.6 on Linux Mint 21.3 but I am having a rather peculiar issue when trying to add footage to the media storage. I had rather lengthy footage in *.mp4 format that ...
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Da Vinci Raw to Blender and back to Da Vinci

I need to make a vfx shot that requires using the video itself as a texture for a wall breaking (basically projecting the original footage onto the tracked CGI wall). The clip on my timeline is BRAW. ...
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disable automatic color correction and white balance in DaVinci Resolve

Please tell me how I can disable automatic color correction and white balance in DaVinci Resolve? I'm editing a video recorded on my iPhone. I imported it, cropped it, but the colors changed when it ...
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