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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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Getting DaVinci 16.2 Resolve to Work with Intel Gen 4 Graphics

I am currently trying to give DaVinci a try for my video editing needs. However, I am running into issues, which seem to be graphics card related. It crashes like this (from the logs): [...
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Reusable Fusion Clip with Sound in Davinci Resolve

I have created a fusion clip in Resolve 16 which displays a logo. On my timeline I also have a sound clip to go with the animation. Those are the only two clips in my project. Now what I would like ...
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Cannot create a multi cam clip in Resolve 16

I'm a newbie when it comes to DiVince Resolve so hopefully this question isn't too stupid... I'm using version 16 and am trying to create a multi-came editing session. There are many tutorials out ...
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Do i really need a Super-Computer to edit Videos?

I wanted to edit a video and encountered some severe lag and preview stuttering. I started looking around on the internet, but I'm just not getting any definitive and practical information on ...
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White line in the middle of the video in Da Vinci resolve

I exported my video in Da Vinci resolve but there's a white line in the middle of the screen. I was thinking that it was probably the effect but i'm not sure. Does anyone have the same problem or ...
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Davinci Resolve: Move polyline radius handlers separatley on macOS

I'm using Davinci Resolve 16.1.1.005 on macOS 10.15.3 (Catalina). I'm creating a simple polyline. I want to move one of the radius handlers separately without causing the other radius handler to ...
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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 - 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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Mask clip with transparency in DaVinci Resolve

Is it possible to use some combination of Color nodes and power windows to hide parts of an already partially transparent clip such as one whose frames might be made from transparent images like ? I'...
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Davinci Resolve - Blanking Fill is not expanding to the size of the video

I am using Davinci Resolve and try to edit a video made vertical with a cell phone. I want to use "Blanking fill" to fill the black sides with some blurry moving content: I added the effect onto the ...
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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 - 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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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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Contrast equalizer OFX plugin

I'm looking for Contrast equalizer OFX plugin, or similar functionality. If you don't similar about it, Contrast Equalizer can manage contrasts on different level of details, like you have several Hi-...
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Custom timeline settings - how to use that?

On Resolve index page I found this article: But I can't find information about it, how to use that and where is located?
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Delta Keyer not working with Clean Plate

In DaVinci Resolve 16, in Fusion, I'm creating a Clean Plate and routing its output to a Delta Keyer to remove the background. While the Clean Plate works well, the Delta Keyer is not doing what I ...
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Davinci Resolve 15 - color correction of whole tracks

I have a video project which I have cut and edited and now I want to adjust color (temperature) of one track that contains clips from one camera (2nd track contains clips from 2nd camera), I know it ...
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What's the difference between Blackmagic Fusion and Resolve?

I'm a total noob to video production in general, but looking to get more into it. I've become a bit confused looking at some software solutions, though. I've seen great reviews for both of ...
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Render failed - Davinci Resolve 16

I have a problem with exporting an old timeline from Resolve. In 15 it worked fine, but I did some changes in an old composition and want to export the updated version. Error message says: Render ...
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How to fade in/apply transition as a node in Fusion to image in Davinci Resolve?

Title says it all. I have a media-type node in Fusion which is an image, which I'd like to fade in + out/transition with dissolve as a node inside of a video. However, the "Dissolve (DX)" node doesn'...
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I am having problems using xml list in transporting timelines from Adobe Premiere to the DaVinci Resolve

If I use XML list to transport a timeline from Premiere to REsolve, I find strange results. I have a shot that I cannot transport without it arriving to Resolve 33 frames shorter on the start (the ...
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Lowering preview resolution for better on-the-fly timeline rendering in Davinci Resolve

I used to work with Vegas a lot, but my organization is now using resolve. One feature I’ve been missing and trying to find an adequate replacement for is the ability to have the little video preview ...
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Davinci Resolve: How to flip horizontal a short scene (visually flip every frame, without reversing play)

I have a video with a short scene that somehow got flipped horizontally. I need to flip the short clip (within the larger video) horizontally--not so that the short clip will play backwards, but so ...
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What to do in order to avoid noises on records from DSLR for greenscreen?

I am an amateur, but I would love to record myself at video and then cut the background, so I can paste myself on top of prepared slides. Unfortunately each time I record a video there is a noise at ...
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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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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: Intel Atom® Processor C2750. ... and they don't have any GPU at all. Is it possible to render at this CPU? Render time isn't the ...
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DaVinci Resolve delivers distorted 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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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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How do you make orbiting text 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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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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