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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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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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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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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 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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Empty library in DaVinci Resolve

I just wanted to work through the DaVinci Lite's manual. It says, the library browser should display all available volumes (Fixed, network and removable). It displays, however, only one empty, ...
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Davinci Resolve 16 split a clip in timeline and actual shrink the file

Lets pretend you add a 15 second clip onto your timeline which has a 100 MB filesize. If you only need 5 seconds of that clip you can blade edit it to that exact time. But in reality the full clip ...
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Is there an equivalent to Premiere's tilde key in DaVinci Resolve?

In Adobe Premiere, you can maximise the currently selected window or pane by pressing the tilde ~ key. Is there an equivalent in Davinci Resolve 16? See Display any panel full screen in Premiere's ...
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Export timeline with multiple audio tracks as video with single audio track in DaVinci Resolve 16

Disclaimer up-front: I'm a beginner when it comes to video editing, so I'm maybe using the wrong terms to describe my problem. The task So I'm working on an OBS recording of myself, where I wanted ...
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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 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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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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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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Final Cut Pro X & Davinci Resolve workflow

I'd like to grade a Final Cut Pro X project with Davinci Resolve. Unfortunately my Final Cut experience is very limited and I don't understand how to get a consolidated project, linked to the original ...
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Resolve - Blur the edges of an inserted clip

I am totally new to DaVinci Resolve. I have included a small video on top of another footage, in the bottom right corner. How can I blur the edges of this inserted video? I am able to blur the ...
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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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Display overlapping subtitles

I used YouTube to autogenerate subtitles for a video. The srt file looks something like this: 0:00:00.060,0:00:07.080 first caption 0:00:03.240,0:00:09.599 second caption 0:00:07.080,0:00:13.019 ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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DaVinci Resolve Error

So when I try to save a project in DaVinci Resolve, most of the time everything works fine, but every now and then I get an error and I loose any work I did on a project since the last save. Here's ...
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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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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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Raising volume of one mic in an audio track to meet others' mics volumes

I have a long video where I and other people talk. Whereas the voices of others sound good, my mic captured mine with a very low volume. The problem is that the video is long and voices alternate, so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 Python 3.6 not found

I'm trying to run some basic scripts on Linux (Debian), however no python can be found. Both Python 2 and 3 are present on the system. $ python -V Python 2.7.18 $ python3 -V Python 3.8.5
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Will Davinci Resolve work on Mac Book Pro 13? (integrated Iris graphics, no dedicated GPU) Did anyone manage to run it? It crashes for me on startup

Can you help me out? Will it be possible to run it on my laptop? Also, how can I view the crashlog to better diagnose the issue (I'm new to mac, and new to Davinci Resolve).
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How much SSDs to use on computer for DaVinci Resolve Studio?

I want to build a computer for DaVinci Resolve Studio. I want to choose how much SSD to use in it. I thought of two variants. In both variants I will not store archive files on computer on which I ...
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Compressing to youtube quality before editing

As my old version of Premiere Pro didn't support .mts files (files straight from my camera) I used to have a ridiculous workflow: Upload the video to youtube Download video as mp4 Make relevant edits ...