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Freeze frames in DaVinci Resolve

Right click on the clip (or open the Clip menu with the clip selected) and select "Change Clip Speed". A popup will open: Check the "Freeze frame" check box and then hit "Change". The clip can now be ...
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DaVinci Resolve: hide timeline viewer

The current way to accomplish this is to either: 1) Toggle the menu [Workspace] > [Single Viewer Mode] - or - 2) Toggle the [ ] / [][] button (top right of the viewer) NOTE: Resolve will only ...
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How to save each segment as a separate file with DaVinci Resolve?

Go to the deliver tab and on the left click on the file menu. Above it yopu should see the checkboxes labelled Render [ ] single clip [✓] Individual clips. check the individual clips box, and then ...
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Is there an equivalent to Vegas' "select to end" feature in DaVinci Resolve?

It's called "Select Clips Forward On This Track", and it's activated by placing the playhead (the tall orange marker) over the first clip you want to select and doing one of the following: Select ...
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DaVinci Resolve: Blur and fade title on top of video

DaVinci doesn't really have a strong toolset when it comes to working with titles and motion graphics, although given BlackMagic's current trajectory, that may change in the near future. For now, you'...
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Render failed - Davinci Resolve 16

In the 'Deliver' panel, under the Advanced Settings, try enabling/ticking “Use render cached images”.
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Properly working with vector files

Ok, so I solved it myself, and it wasn't pretty. To be able to work with my vector file in Davinci Resolve 12 (and in Final Cut Pro X without loosing any detail), I first had to convert it into a ...
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How do I batch replace video clips in Premiere to graded copies? (from Da Vinci Resolve)

Method 1 First, with the Premiere project closed, move the original files that you're editing with to a new folder or other location. Open your project and it will warn you of missing files. Click the ...
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What does a color grading software offer over a compositor?

The functionality of editing vs color grading vs compositing software is overlapping since every professional software can do a bit of everything. But they are experts in their own domain. Resolve has ...
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Green screen Issue shooting with dslr (background green changes)

It doesnt really matter what type of lighting instruments you use, tungsten, hmi, led, flo, so long as you use the same color temperature lights to light the screen as you do to gauge the lighting of ...
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DaVinci Resolve: Difference between adjusting Y or YRGB

My statement that the effect looks the same was incorrect. The use of these sliders is explained in the manual, in "Primary Grading Controls" -> "Color Wheels Palette" -> "RGB Lift/Gamma/Gain Sliders" ...
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How to deal with reflections in a space helmet

The best thing you can do is get as much right on set as possible. Cover cast, crew, and equipment with black fabric, hide them behind black curtains, Get your talent as far away from the green ...
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What's the difference between Blackmagic Fusion and Resolve?

Firstly - Davinci Resolve (since v15) now includes Fusion as a sub-tool. Additionally some component features of Fusion are embedded within the Resolve interface and conversely some features of ...
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Looking to write a DaVinci Resolve plugin

The Resolve scripting API comes with DaVinci Resolve Studio. The most platform-agnostic way of finding it is through the Resolve "help" menu, under Help->Documentation->Developer. ...
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Davinci Resolve: How to easily add background-colour to text?

Use a Text+ for the title. In the Inspector, go to the Shading Tab, and in the Shading Elements section, change the "Select Element" dropdown to "4" and check "Enabled." ...
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ffmpeg convert mp4 to mov with dnxhd codec

Your output has to match one of the requested profiles. For the 5th profile listed, [dnxhd @ 0000000002be23a0] Frame size: 1920x1080p; bitrate: 115Mbps; pixel format: yuv422p; framerate: 24000/1001 ...
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Wrapping AVI with RGBA channels in a MOV file?

You can use ffmpeg, a free command-line tool to do this. The command is ffmpeg.exe -i in.avi -c:v copy out.mov This will copy the video stream over without transcoding or dropping the alpha. The ...
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Should I do color grading in FCPX or round trip do DaVinci Resolve?

Use Resolve, it is far superior to FCPX for grading. This is my workflow, since I always shoot in RAW with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. I know there are ways to do this using XML, but I've run into ...
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Thunderbolt 3 & eGPU viable for Video Processing?

I've looked into this recently myself, given that the MBP line is not exactly a workhorse when it comes to GPU processing. eGPUs are actually being done now over TB2, with great success. I have a ...
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Grading Colour To Black And White In Davinci Resolve

There is actually a specific option for this in Resolve. In your primaries pane (bottom left of the color tab) navigate to the "rgb mixer" tab. In the top right of the tab, click the options menu (3 ...
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Display multiple clips in DaVinci Resolve 12

You are on The right track! There is not a specific effect to accomplish what you want to achieve. The only way (unless there is a 3rd party plugin, I don't know about) is to stack the 4 clips on ...
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How to add typewriter effect in Davinci Resolve or Fusion?

In the Text+ tool there is a control for write-on that does exactly what you want. To quote from the Fusion 9 Tool Reference: Write On This range control is used to quickly apply simple Write On ...
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How to make 1:1 ratio video in Davinci Resolve?

You can do this by going to File>Project Settings... Under the Master Settings tab on Timeline resolution choose Custom and change For 1920x1080 processing to For 1080x1080 processing.
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DaVinci Resolve 15 view multiple tracks at once

This is what the Multi-Cam feature is for. You can see this Tutorial: How to use Multicam in Resolve in it, you can preview all cameras at once. Keep in mind that this is quite perfomance intensif. ...
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Davinci Resolve: How to flip horizontal a short scene (visually flip every frame, without reversing play)

First, cut the longer clip into 3, to separate the reversed part from the rest of the clip. Then bring the clip into fusion, link the input to a transform node, then to the output. The transform node ...
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Lowering preview resolution for better on-the-fly timeline rendering in Davinci Resolve

I believe Proxy Mode is what you are looking for. You can find it in the Playback Menu. Playback > Proxy Mode >
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Is Davinci Resolve 16 good for beginers?

As far as I know, in Resolve you only have to pay premium for the cloud collaborative features. Its not beginner software like iMovie or WMM, but rather comparable to Premiere, the cheapest rate for ...
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Export timeline with multiple audio tracks as video with single audio track in DaVinci Resolve 16

The likely culprit is the Audio setting [Output Track 1], which should normally be "Main 1 (Stereo)", which is the default final bus/mix of the audio in the compiled video. When setting it to "All ...
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Raising volume of one mic in an audio track to meet others' mics volumes

For it to sound good, you would certainly have to raise and lower the volume by hand using keyframes. If you want a quick and dirty solution, you can use a limiter or compressor. A limiter sets a ...
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Working on audio effects for multiple clips at once

You can lasso them on the timeline, right-click and choose "remove attributes..." Then, make sure "plugins" is checked, and click "apply." After that, I will need to ...
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