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Download DaVinci Resolve 18.0

  -  2.6 GB  -  Freeware

What's new in this version:

DaVinci Resolve 18.0.1
- Addressed issue with incorrectly generated DNxHR cache files.
- Addressed issues with grabbing power grade stills in network projects.
- Addressed incorrect IDT selection on upgraded ACES projects.
- Addressed issues in some Javascript API calls for workflow integrations.
- Addressed a Mandelbrot color issue in Fusion on Apple silicon.
- Addressed a gain and gamma issue when normalizing Fusion viewers.
- Addressed possible gain issues with the duplicate tool in Fusion.
- Addressed a blend and jittering issue on duplicate tools with Apple silicon.
- General performance and stability improvements.


DaVinci Resolve 18.0
- Blackmagic Cloud to host and manage cloud-based project libraries.
- Collaborate securely over the internet using Blackmagic ID.
- Support for intelligent path mapping to relink files automatically.
- Vastly improved project library performance for network workflows.
- Improved project performance, especially when working with large projects.
- Ability to choose between prioritizing proxies or camera originals.
- Proxy files in subfolders are automatically assigned in the media pool.


DaVinci Resolve 17.4.4
- Support for Blackmagic RAW SDK 2.3
- Support for browser based authentication for Dropbox and YouTube.
- Support for Deep Link Hyper Encode for multiple Intel GPU systems.
- Hardware accelerated VP9 decodes on Apple silicon.
- Support for encoding H.265 Main10 4:2:2 on Apple silicon.
- Support for generating Rec.2020 Dolby Vision IMFs.
- Ability to specify encoding primaries in Dolby Vision XML exports.
- Improved DaVinci Neural Engine performance on Macs with AMD GPUs.
- Improved performance for clips with Fusion effects.
- Addressed an issue rippling speed changes in the edit timeline.
- Addressed viewer preview when dragging a clip under the playhead.
- Addressed artifacts with keys feeding layer mixer nodes on Apple silicon.
- Addressed inconsistent edit previews for HDR in RCM projects.
- Addressed gamut compression issues for custom ACES DCTL IDTs.
- Addressed AAF export issues with crossfades and small edits.
- Addressed an issue with renaming disk database projects in Linux.
- Addressed an issue with printer light keyboard shortcuts in Linux.
- General performance and stability improvements.


DaVinci Resolve 17.4.3
- Addressed an issue with using styling on unstyled text fields.
- Addressed incorrect output blanking on Mac OS without 10-bit viewers.
- Addressed an issue displaying key shortcuts in context menus.
- Addressed an incorrect warning for embedded LUTs in offline clips.
- Addressed decoding issues for ProRes with alpha in M1 Pro and Max.
- Addressed incorrect display of scopes extents on Apple Silicon.
- Addressed incorrect previews for alpha outputs on Apple Silicon.
- Addressed slow playback for adjustment clips with Fusion FX digital glitch.
- Addressed potential freezes with Fusion fuses on Apple Silicon.
- Addressed an issue with pasting connected tools into a group.
- Addressed an issue with 3D text sometimes not rendering.
- Addressed an issue when deleting looped spline points in Fusion.
- Addressed a stability issue with Fusion classic optical flow on Apple Silicon.
- Addressed a node editor redraw issue for instanced tools in Fusion.
- Addressed trimmed media being looped in imported Fusion comps.
- Addressed an issue with renaming bounced audio clips in the media pool.
- Addressed issues with crossfade behavior when editing clips in Fairlight.
- Addressed a VST clip effect error when switching timelines.
- Addressed Fairlight Accelerator monitoring issues for fixed bus projects.
- Addressed phase alignment for certain Dolby Atmos workflows.
- Addressed a frame of silence in some exported IMFs with Dolby Atmos.
- Addressed display metadata for Dolby Vision tone mapping preview.
- Addressed an issue with easyDCP KDMs generated from Resolve.
- Faster decode performance on M1 Max for ProRes media.
- General performance and stability improvements.


DaVinci Resolve 17.4.2
- Improved playback performance for Fusion titles and effects.
- Addressed an issue with parts of H.264 clips showing offline on Windows.
- Addressed an issue where changes to date created would not be saved.
- Addressed display issue with installed transitions in the edit page.
- Addressed rescanning on startup issue with crashed VST3 plugins.
- Addressed an issue scanning VST3 plugins on certain system languages.
- Addressed an issue with rescanning unlicensed audio plugins on startup.
- Addressed an issue with dynamic delay compensation with VST3 plugins.
- Addressed incorrect cached VST3 plugins names in the inspector.
- Addressed an issue with some plugin alliance VST3 plugins not working.
- Addressed issue with retaining positions of locked Fairlight plugin windows.
- Addressed an issue with EQ icon display on a track in the Fairlight page.
- Addressed an issue with B-Chain groups display in the Fairlight page.
- Addressed issue with updating the flag color selection in the Fairlight page.
- Addressed issues with multichannel audio output in Linux.
- Addressed an issue with project save after importing a Dolby Atmos master.
- Addressed an issue exporting to Pro Tools with handles.
- Addressed an issue with moving a power window after pasting attributes.
- Addressed an issue with the 3D keyer when compositing multiple layers.
- Addressed an issue with glow in the Resolve FX halation plugin.
- Addressed issues using power windows with Resolve FX face refinement.
- Addressed an issue with Canon cinema gamut in RCM.
- Addressed issues with positioning text for some Fusion titles.
- Addressed slow performance issues on some OpenCL Windows systems.
- Support for latest RED SDK.
- Addressed an issue with incorrect resolution display for Sony Raw clips.
- Addressed issues rendering some MXF files to Windows network storage.
- Addressed an issue with easyDCP composition name generator.
- Addressed issue with sync of media managed audio and video clips.
- Addressed a crash when rotating a power window with the advanced panel.
- Addressed startup crash on some systems using different locales.
- Addressed startup crash with old Intel graphics drivers on Windows.
- General performance and stability improvements.


DaVinci Resolve 17.4.1
- Improved frame based imports from Finder.
- Addressed an issue with HDR on viewers on Mac.
- Addressed an issue with banding on video clean feed on Mac.
- Addressed incorrect fades when trimming in the edit timeline.
- Addressed an issue displaying certain unicode characters in Text+.
- Addressed an issue where Text+ expressions would not work.
- Addressed slow playback for Text+ with character styling.
- Addressed retention of smart filters between projects.
- Addressed nested macros not rendering or showing previews in Fusion.
- Addressed incorrect Fusion viewer behavior with tablet input devices.
- Addressed trim interpolation for imported XML Dolby Vision metadata.
- Addressed incorrect PAR values on some Blackmagic RAW clips.
- Addressed issue with lost customized subtitle backgrounds.
- Addressed an issue with unintended markers on Sony MXF clips.
- Addressed a decoding issue with Panasonic XAVC clips on Mac.
- General performance and stability improvements.


DaVinci Resolve 17.4
Key Features:
- Hardware accelerated Apple ProRes on Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max.
- Faster DaVinci Neural Engine performance on Mac OS Monterey.
- Native HDR viewers and 120 Hz playback on supported MacBook Pros.
- Native Dropbox and Dropbox Replay integration with render presets.
- Sync markers, comments, annotations with Dropbox and Dropbox Replay.
- Export timeline markers as YouTube video or QuickTime chapters.
- Steinberg VST3 support with access to even more audio effects.
- Simplified auto color management settings with SDR and HDR selection.
- Improved 3D keyer and matte finesse controls.
- New Resolve FX including film halation and custom mixers.
- Text+ support for combined glyphs, right to left text and vertical layouts.
- Subtitles can auto resize backgrounds and decompose to parent timeline.

Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max:
- Hardware accelerated Apple ProRes on Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max.
- Faster DaVinci Neural Engine performance on Mac OS Monterey.
- Smoother 120 Hz UI and playback on M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pros.
- Native HDR viewers on M1 Pro and M1 Max MacBook Pros.
- Native full screen mode on Mac OS.

Dropbox:
- Dropbox login within DaVinci Resolve preferences.
- Render presets for Dropbox and Dropbox Replay with background uploads.
- Sync comments and annotations with Dropbox Replay in Studio.
- Sync markers and comments with Dropbox in Studio.

Edit:
- Subtitle and caption backgrounds now auto-resize to fit text content.
- Subtitle tracks in nested timelines now decompose to the main timeline.
- Adding a new subtitle caption now auto-focuses on the text area.
- Simple titles and subtitles are faster on Apple Silicon systems.
- Improved ease in and out functionality for position curves in the timeline.
- Options to include effects and grades for render in place operations.
- Switch multicam angles in the edit page with the speed editor.
- Ability to mark selection for timeline gaps.
- Edit asymmetric audio transitions created in the Fairlight page.
- Trim video and audio transitions asymmetrically using cmd/ctrl.
- Fine audio clip gain adjustments using shift + mouse drag.
- Support for pasting retime attributes on audio clips.
- Option to limit audio sync to the first timecode match.
- Preview composite modes by hovering over each mode in the inspector.
- Ability to set per-clip deinterlace quality in the inspector.
- New square iris transition.
- Support for custom aspect ratio controls for shape transitions.
- Improved overlays for Fusion tools in the viewer.
- Improved undo support for Fusion effects and Text+ in the inspector.
- Support for folder based organization of effect templates.
- New customizable key actions to go to previous/next timeline tabs.
- Ability to close timeline tabs with middle click.
- Preview generators and titles from the effects panel in the cut viewer.

Color:
- Support for an automatic mode for color managed projects.
- Support for ACES 1.3, gamut compression and new CSC transforms.
- New 3D Keyer with new modes, better selection/stroke logic, live feedback.
- Improved HSL and luma keyers with updated matte finesse controls.
- Track forward and back with a single action in trackers and magic masks.
- Node tooltips now indicate LUT and effect type present.
- Dragging new links to layer and key mixers auto-creates node inputs.
- Dragging color nodes over key links creates key-to-RGB connections.
- Added individual primary and secondary tool icons for faster switching.
- Clip filters for timeline clips with Dolby Vision analysis or trim.
- Disabled clips are now shown as gray in the timeline.
- Support for applying camera LUTs and CDLs to ARRI MXF ProRes clips.
- The printer light state is now persisted across application restart.
- Navigating to markers in the timeline now auto scrolls to center marker.


DaVinci Resolve 17.3.2
- Support for Blackmagic RAW SDK 2.2.
- Addressed instability issues when using the color warper.
- Addressed incorrect HDR highlight when using DaVinci Wide Gamut.
- Addressed a naming issue for recorded clips in the Fairlight timeline.
- Addressed incorrect reloading of cached audio effects on linked tracks.
- Addressed missing EQ and other automation issues in Fairlight.
- Addressed incorrect Fairlight Spaceview display for specific AMD drivers.
- Addressed potential freezes after using Fusion tracker modifiers.
- Addressed a Fusion planar transform issue on small images.
- Addressed an issue with uploads for renders on Apple Silicon systems.
- Addressed an issue with the classic stabilizer on Apple Silicon systems.
- Addressed an issue with LUT generation on Apple Silicon systems.
- Addressed out of order frames when decoding certain XAVC clips.
- Addressed an issue with importing malformed CLF LUTs.
- General performance and stability improvements.


DaVinci Resolve 17.3.1
- Ability to combine multi source audio files to export interleaved audio.
- Addressed render glitches for ProRes 4444 in Apple Silicon systems.
- Addressed a crash for certain renders in Apple Silicon systems.
- Addressed incorrect sizing controls behavior for Advanced Panels.
- Addressed an issue with updating LTC for some clips.
- Addressed an issue where titles with disabled stroke could not be edited.
- Addressed incorrect middle click behavior in gallery using Wacom tablets.
- Addressed an issue where creating memories could cause a crash.
- Addressed an issue with some Dolby Atmos rendering configurations.
- Addressed an issue with audio output when switching audio devices.
- Addressed an issue with picking colors in the viewer with input scaling.
- General performance and stability improvements.


DaVinci Resolve 17.3
Fairlight:
- Improved thru-latency and adjustable processing and input buffers
- Improved export dialog with naming, metadata and format control
- Edit selections in the timeline can now be nudged
- In-Out ranges can be cleared and navigated to in the timeline
- Timeline clips can be selected from the Fairlight edit index
- Improved context-based defaults when adding new audio tracks
- Improved Fairlight timeline ruler resolution
- Gain curves show tooltip values when selected
- Changing clip gain under an edit selection now adds bounded keyframes
- Timeline clip names and gain curves can now be hidden
- New timeline scroll options during playback - fixed, page and none
- Buses can be reordered by dragging in the track index
- Bus delay compensation can now be bypassed in the track index
- Multiple selected tracks can now be deleted from context menu
- New audio I/O preference options with support for separate I/O selections
- Improved mixdown support for LRC, 5.0 and 7.0 track formats
- Improved edit, nudge and fade behavior for linked clips
- Modify track and mixer parameters on all or selected tracks with modifiers
- Pan, EQ and dynamics control dialogs accessible from Fairlight consoles

Color:
- Color Warper supports persistent default grid resolutions
- HDR color controls support persistent default zone presets
- Active playheads can be switched by clicking on the split screen viewer
- New shapes and finer mosaic control for Resolve FX Mosaic Blur
- New rotation controls for Resolve FX Keyer garbage mattes
- New sat and gamma controls and faster performance for Resolve FX Glow

Cut:
- List views in the media pool can be sorted from column selection
- New badge to easily identify still clips on the timeline
- Improved fast review mode that ignores accidental jog wheel inputs
- Improved smart sync that ignores still images placed on top in the timeline

Edit
- Edits from subclips can now be match-framed to original media
- Shape and iris transitions can be rotated from the inspector
- Play around selection now works with transition selections
- Newly added subtitles retain playhead position to allow text preview
- Compound clip instances in the timeline can be renamed
- Fusion compositions can be renamed from the inspector panel
- Options to name and use full clip extents when creating a subclip
- Timelines and clips in smart bins can be duplicated from context menu
- Improved context menus with quick actions for tabbed timelines
- Timeline viewer overlays are now retained during playback
- Media pool marker lists can be expanded using cursor keys
- New badge to easily identify still clips on the timeline
- Improved offset tooltips and thumbnails for mouse drags in the timeline

Fusion:
- Support for viewing the node type by holding Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-E.

Codecs & Deliver:
- Hardware accelerated AVC Intra decodes for on Apple Silicon
- Support for decoding and encoding JPEG-HT .JPH image sequences
- Support for decoding 12-bit DPX formats
- Support for decoding AV1 clips
- Support for decoding MKV clips with VP9 video codecs
- Support for DFXP sidecar export options for DCP renders
- Improved decode performance for MKV clips with AAC and AC3 audio
- Support for embedding MPEG2 bitstream captions in XDCAM clips

General:
- Improved startup speeds for disk databases with many projects
- Support for simplified database creation and connection process
- AAF imports now support translation of simple nested clips
- Multiple keyboards and speed editors can now be connected and used
- JKL playback with stop and go to last position now works correctly
- Timelines can be located in media pool from smart bin context menu
- Media, inspector and other panels can be scrolled by holding middle click
- Scripting API support for Gallery, Gallery Album and GalleryStill objects
- Scripting API support for adding video or audio-only clips to the timeline
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 17.2.2
- Support for Blackmagic RAW SDK 2.1
- Improved Speed Editor Bluetooth support
- Addressed an issue with configuring YouTube accounts with Resolve
- Addressed clipped tone mapping of input data in color managed workflows
- Addressed an issue with missing iXML data when exporting audio AAFs
- Addressed clamping of extended range data in video range scopes
- Addressed intermittent source viewer lag when switching from timeline
- Addressed an issue where disarming a Fairlight track would cause a hang
- Addressed an issue with zoom blur showing repetitive patterns in playback
- Addressed dropped frames rendering some clips to slow network disks
- Addressed an issue with incorrect channel mapping for 5.1 AAC renders
- Addressed an issue with 3:2 pull down clips being tagged as progressive
- Addressed an issue with decoding some 24-bit linear PCM audio files
- Addressed incorrect field dominance for scene cut clips and sub clips
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 17.2.1
- Improved playback performance on network storage devices
- Improved startup performance when using video monitoring devices
- Improved startup performance when scanning Fusion templates
- Addressed a lag when changing HDR properties using a control panel
- Addressed an issue with clipped waveform for normalized 32 bit audio
- Addressed an issue with incorrect loudness normalization behavior
- Addressed an issue with recording audio in 192 KHz in FlexBus projects
- Addressed incorrect linked audio names in AAFs for round trip workflows
- Addressed momentary audio dropouts when playing back large timelines
- Addressed an issue with relinking media when importing a DRT timeline
- Addressed an issue with persisting MIDI I/O preferences between restarts
- Addressed an issue with reversing direction for iris and shape transitions
- Addressed a loss of remote grades for compound clips on project reload
- Addressed incorrect Fusion loader behavior with some image sequences
- Addressed incorrect preview results with Fusion viewer LUTs
- Addressed an issue with loading LUT files in drfx bundles
- Addressed an issue with updating new content for templates
- Addressed an issue persisting UI layouts between application restarts
- Addressed an issue with exporting subtitle sidecar files to a new folder
- Addressed an issue with render jobs ignoring in-out ranges in collaboration
- Addressed an issue trimming Arri Raw MXF clips in media management
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 17.2
- Dramatically improved application startup performance
- Live save is now on by default
- Support for custom naming for individual timeline clips
- Support for adding transitions by double clicking or dragging to viewer
- Support for decoding MKV clips
- Support for an additional activation for a cloud hosted virtual machine
- Support for exporting IMSC-1 compatible TTML captions in IMF clips
- Support for option to include project name subfolder in media management
- Support for pasting HDR and color warper attributes in the Color page
- Support for Fusion template bundles
- Support for applying and managing cross fades in the Fairlight timeline
- Support for a batch fade and crossfade editor in the Fairlight page
- Support for persisting Fairlight edit mode between application restarts
- Support for moving audio clips to match timeline timecode position
- Support for setting handles when performing audio only renders
- Support for controlling track processing order in the Fairlight mixer
- Support for accessing Fairlight patch and link in the edit and deliver page
- Ability to show or hide specific audio I/O ports for patching in Fairlight
- Support for Fairlight console firmware 1.6 with full FlexBus mixing support
- Improved waveform displays in the Fairlight timeline
- Improved auto scroll behavior when dragging clips in the Fairlight timeline
- Support for ACES color science 1.2
- Support for selecting per-clip ACES DCTLs from context menu
- Support for new IDTs for the Canon EOS-R5 cameras
- Option to use white point adaptation in project settings for RCM workflows
- Option to use white point adaptation in Resolve FX color space transform
- Support for codec passthrough when rendering IMF JPEG2000 clips
- Support for trimming Sony Raw and XAVC MXF clips in media management
- Support for reading gyroscopic metadata on Sony Venice clips
- Improved spatial and temporal deinterlace quality
- Improved curves range display for position and zoom on the edit timeline
- Improved color management for Blackmagic RAW Gen 5 color science
- Improved decode performance for 8K H.265 clips on Apple Silicon systems
- Improved scripting API with the ability to import custom frame sequences
- Improved scripting API with the ability to delete timelines
- Improved scripting API with the ability to query current page
- Improved scripting API with the ability to add generators and titles
- Improved scripting API with the ability to specify render alpha options
- Improved scripting API with the ability to switch layout presets
- Improved scripting API with the ability to quit the application
- Ability to update RMD metadata files for R3D clips
- Improved iXML data support with AAF export workflows
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 17.1.1
- Support for Blackmagic RAW 2.1 Beta 4
- 10-bit H.264 hardware decode support on Apple Silicon
- Addressed an issue with restoring older database backups
- Addressed issues with audio glitches in some playback scenarios
- Addressed multiple issues with interlaced timelines
- Addressed incorrect format metadata when rendering DNxHR clips
- Addressed incorrect brightness for ambient light in 3D Camera setups
- Addressed render in place issues for some fusion composition clips
- Addressed issues with Resolve FX Blanking Fill in multi layer timelines
- Improved scripting API for setting multiple metadata values at a time
- Faster Sony 8K alpha playback on 2019 Mac Pro
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 16.1.2
- Support for additional audio track formats for IMF and DCP renders
- Improved decode and encode performance for Kakadu DCP and IMF formats
- Adds Blackmagic RAW support for latest Blackmagic URSA Broadcast update
- Support for new audio only and video only editing modes on the cut page
- Added in and out buttons in the user interface on the cut page
- Support for audio playback when trimming on the cut and edit pages
- Improved zoom buttons for the timeline on the edit page
- Improved smart indicator in the cut page for when using in and out points
- Viewer resize icon on the cut page now correctly resizes the whole viewer
- Cut page divider between timeline and viewer can now be moved via the divider
- Close up edits in the cut page now vary the close up from 20% to 40% randomly
- Search dial is more responsive when using the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard
- Removed auto jog mode on scroll with the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard
- Better responsiveness using shuttle with the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard
- Double press to clear in and out on the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard
- Improved performance in collaborative projects with multiple DaVinci systems
- Support for monitor name in the workspace menu display options
- Support for copy/paste in Dolby Vision mid tone offset values between clips
- New scripting APIs to move media items, LUTs, markers, copy grades and more
- Now uses 2 up view in sync bin when using live overwrite editing
- Fixes a bug that caused the clip dividers in the source tape to scroll with audio
- Opening the media folder in the cut page will re-sync to that folder contents
- Multiple performance and stability improvement



DaVinci Resolve 16.1.1
- Improves performance and addresses a few issues based on customer feedback
- Makes it easier to navigate multicam angles because it automatically loops around back to the first angle once you’ve reached the last one. In addition, replace edits now work correctly with multicam clips.
- Addresses issues with audio gain keyframes on the edit page, improves H.264 encoding and 4K Cinema DNG performance, and makes working with AAFs that have multiple embedded audio channels more reliable.


DaVinci Resolve 16.1
- Sync Bin view which shows synced clip cutaways for the current shot on the timeline in a live multi-view for up to 9 cameras
- Sync Clip window to perform timecode based, audio waveform based and in or out point based syncing for clips
- Live overwrite from the Sync Bin multi-view where the desired camera number can be pressed on the keyboard and the cut away length can be adjusted live with the scroll dial
- Support for automatically grouping shots from one camera by analyzing timecode and camera number metadata
- Close Up is now powered by the DaVinci Neural Engine to automatically identify multiple faces in the clip and reframe and zoom in on the subjects
- Ability to extend the timeline from the Sync Bin view to easily find the next edit for your timeline
- Smart Indicators on the timeline which show where the closest edit points are based on the playhead position
- Boring detector with timeline indicators to detect edits which are running too long
- Jump cut detector with timeline indicators for flash frames and jump cuts
- Support for a new transition dialog to quickly find and apply the desired transition to the closest edit point using the scroll dial on the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard
- Support for a new picture in picture mode to quickly apply a picture in picture edit by easily selecting the image quadrant using the scroll dial in the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard
- Support for a new blended scroll mode in the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard that dynamically toggles between scroll and jog transport
- Support for using embedded timecode for clip based formats when the project setting is set to use frame count timecode
- Ability to copy and paste transitions across multiple edit points in the timeline
- Support for switching between clip and edit point selections on the timeline
- Support for temporarily toggling between selection and trim edit mode during an edit action
- Support for track name and track number burn-in and render tags
- Support for previewing audio when dynamic trimming at greater than 1x speeds
- Support for dragging adjustment clips to the media pool
- Support for renaming adjustment clips in the inspector
- ResolveFX Stop Motion
- ResolveFX and OpenFX plugins can now process and modify the alpha channel
- Support for viewing flags applied on the current clip on the video monitoring output
- Support for limiting viewer overlays in HDR mode to 100 nits
- Support for stereoscopic controls in the Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Mini panel
- Support for OpenFX controls in the Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Mini panel
- Improved CIE scopes with a 1976 u’v’ view and the ability to show an additional reference gamut
- Improved color match processing powered by the DaVinci Neural Engine
- Support for 96 KHz and 192 KHz sample rates at a project level for DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Support for clipping indicator for main buses on the Fairlight mixer
- Support for additional flag and marker colors
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 16.0
- DaVinci Resolve 16 Studio features a revolutionary new cut page specifically designed for editors that need to work quickly and on tight deadlines!
- The new DaVinci Neural Engine uses machine learning to enable powerful new features such as facial recognition, speed warp and more. Adjustment clips let you apply effects and grades to clips on the timeline below, quick export can be used to upload projects to YouTube and Vimeo from anywhere in the application, and new GPU accelerated scopes provide more technical monitoring options than before. Plus, Fusion is dramatically faster and Fairlight adds immersive 3D audio. DaVinci Resolve 16 is a massive release with hundreds of features customers have asked for!


DaVinci Resolve 15.3
- Support for the Blackmagic Design URSA Mini Pro G2 camera
- Support for the latest Blackmagic RAW SDK 1.3
- Improved support for audio metadata in AAF exports including clip volume, pan data, track volume and automation
- Improved performance when selecting clips in the Edit timeline
- Improved responsiveness when using Wacom tablets on Windows
- Improved playback behavior on the Edit page
- Improved timecode support for high frame rate EXR clips
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.2.3
- Improved UI responsiveness and playback performance on the Edit and Fairlight pages
- Improved playback performance on MacOS when processing using Metal
- Improved multicam playback performance
- Improved performance for ganged playback on the Edit page
- Improved save performance for projects with live save enabled
- Improved color consistency with QuickTime player on MacOS when display color profiles is enabled
- Improved support for H.264 and H.265 hardware acceleration on Windows laptops
- Added support for decoding DNxHD clips on Linux systems with AMD processors
- Added support for additional shortcuts when using the cinema mode viewer
- Multiple performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.2.2
- Added an option to start remote rendering from the project manager context menu
- Addressed an issue where switching to the Fusion page in dual screen mode would sometimes cause artefacts in the user interface
- Addressed an issue with Intel GPUs on Windows where the viewer would show black frames on playback and cause crashes
- Addressed an issue where some MacOS laptops with Intel GPUs would cause a crash on start up
- Addressed an issue where clicking through media pool thumbnails for certain codecs would sometimes show an offline frame
- Addressed an issue where creating multicam clips from clips with time of day timecode would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where position controls in the Inspector would sometimes show incorrect limits
- Addressed an issue where render cache for clips with alpha or cropping would show incorrect results
- Addressed an issue where applying an output sizing preset would sometimes show incorrect power window positions on the viewer
- Addressed an issue where some OpenFX and ResolveFX plugins would not work correctly for clips with custom output scaling
- Addressed an issue where selecting a marker from the marker list in the Color page viewer would sometimes cause a crash on Windows
- Addressed an issue where playing back a timeline with a large number of markers in the Color page would impact playback performance
- Addressed an issue where the context menu for Color page thumbnails would not show the selected clip group
- Addressed an issue where splitting an audio clip with cached audio effects would result in incorrect audio during playback
- Addressed an issue where deleting a bus would not delete plugins associated with that bus
- Improved behavior for FairlightFX Distortion
- Addressed an issue where clips with FairlightFX Echo applied would not playback correctly after an application restart
- Addressed an issue where playback for clips with FairlightFX Reverb would sometimes produce artifacts when replaying the clip
- Addressed an issue where writing multiple automation parameters simultaneously would sometimes cause gaps in the automation in the Fairlight timeline
- Addressed an issue where transitions would sometimes be drawn incorrectly in the Fairlight timeline
- Addressed an issue where loading audio clips with unsupported sample rates would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where video tracks could not be hidden on the Fairlight page
- Addressed an issue where moving audio tracks up or down in the Fairlight timeline would not preserve its hidden state
- Addressed an issue where video track names edited from the Fairlight page would not be persisted correctly across application restarts
- Addressed an issue where custom shortcuts would not be correctly reflected in the Fairlight timeline context menu
- Addressed an issue where loading a project with video and audio scrollers enabled would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where loading specific Fusion compositions would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where rotoscoping using the BSpline tool in the Fusion page would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where editing offsets of Media In nodes in a Fusion clip would sometimes cause previews in the Fusion page to flicker between cached and uncached images
- Addressed an issue where importing some FLAC audio clips would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where importing some PNG files would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where some Panasonic VariCam clips with multiple audio channels would be decoded with audio artefacts
- Addressed an issue where certain QuickTime clips would sometimes show a repeated frame
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.2.1
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.2
- Improved Edit timeline performance and responsiveness
- Support for improved visual animations when editing the timeline on the Edit page
- Support for a visual keyboard customization utility to find, add and modify shortcuts
- Support for per-module customizable shortcuts, including module specific actions and context menus
- Support for showing the currently focused module in the user interface
- Support for displaying duplicate frame ranges for clips on the timeline on the Edit page
- Support for cleaning up and flattening video tracks on the Edit timeline
- Support for adding, editing and exporting custom keyword sets from the keyword dictionary in the Workspace menu
- Support for option to export gallery stills using the still label name
- Support for ResolveFX Beauty in DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Support for ResolveFX Blanking Fill for portrait videos
- Support for VCA groups
- Support for FairlightFX Multiband Compressor
- Support for FairlightFX Stereo Fixer
- Support for decoding Panasonic 8K SHV clips in DaVinci Resolve Studio


DaVinci Resolve 15.1.2

- Addressed an issue where the Delete Through Edit context menu option would incorrectly be shown for all edit points on the Edit page
- Addressed an issue where reconforming clips with remote grades would sometimes cause a crash in collaborative projects
- Addressed an issue where dragging an audio clip into audio track layers would sometimes cause a crash in the Edit page
- Addressed an issue where dragging an audio clip with no mapped channels into the timeline would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where track mute controls would sometimes show an incorrect automation state on the Edit page
- Addressed an issue where copying clips in the Fairlight page would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where incorrect audio formats would be shown for muted audio tracks in the Deliver page
- Addressed an issue where Fusion comps with the paint tool applied would sometimes result in the first frame being black
- Addressed an issue where RGBA images would not be processed premultiplied when using some OpenFX plugins
- Addressed an issue where applying stabilization on video clips with odd resolutions would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where source render cache would not be preserved when applying grades from stills or other clips
- Addressed an issue where adding a ResolveFX node to a clip during playback in the Color page would display a critical exception
- Addressed an issue with the DCDM (P3D65 Limited) IDT in ACES 1.1 projects
- Addressed an issue where trimming some MP4 clips using media management would not succeed
- Addressed an issue when rendering to QuickTime ProRes 4444 where the output would sometimes have chroma overflow artefacts
- Addressed an issue where the ISO selection would sometimes incorrectly be hidden when using RAW clips
- Addressed an issue where playing back some smartphone clips captured in portrait mode would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where rendering Sony clips with Japanese file names using source filename would not work correctly on Windows
- Addressed an issue where the Photon validation options for IMF packages would not be displayed when Java Development Kit version 11 was installed
- Addressed an issue with stability in remote grading sessions when the client machine had live save enabled
- Addressed an issue with running DaVinci Resolve on case-sensitive volumes on Mac
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.1.1
- Support for joining through edits in the Edit timeline from the context menu
- Improved playback performance when Selection Follows Playhead is enabled in the Edit page
- Support for scripting API to set output file name for rendering
- Addressed an issue where decoding some AVI files with lossless JPG content would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where pre-clip and post-clip group grades would sometimes not be saved
- Addressed an issue where output sizing would not be applied to the HDR output when in dual SDI mode in Dolby Vision or HDR10+ projects
- Addressed an issue where creating stereoscopic 3D clips from stereo CineForm files would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where a stereoscopic 3D clip created from clips with partially overlapping timecodes would show offline media frames
- Addressed an issue where white balance settings for Blackmagic RAW clips would not be saved correctly
- Addressed an issue where OpenFX keyframes in the timeline node graph in older Resolve projects would not be recalled correctly in the Color page
- Addressed an issue where duplicating a timeline with a shared node and modifying the shared node would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where applying stabilizer could cause a crash on some Nvidia graphics platforms in OpenCL GPU processing mode
- Addressed an issue where color keyframes in stereoscopic 3D clips would sometimes not be loaded correctly
- Addressed an issue where appending a node in ripple mode would place the node in an incorrect position
- Addressed an issue where using OpenFX or ResolveFX plugins in a remote grading session could cause the client viewer to flicker while grading
- Addressed an issue where applying P3 D65 ST2084 ODTs in ACES 1.1 projects would show incorrect results
- Addressed an issue where applying certain IDTs and ODTs in ACES 1.1 projects would show black frames when the GPU processing mode was set to CUDA
- Addressed an issue where upgrading disk databases from Resolve 12.5 would result in loss of Power Grades in some scenarios
- Addressed an issue where image resolutions for certain ARRI QuickTime clips would not be recognized correctly
- Addressed an issue where media imported from an XML would be imported twice if it was listed inside a bin in the XML
- Addressed an issue where subtitles with inconsistent line-endings would not be imported correctly
- Addressed an issue where exporting a subtitle file on some Windows systems would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where selecting subtitles from the Edit inspector would cause a crash in some projects
- Addressed an issue where Alt/Opt+clicking on an Edit timeline track would sometimes reset its auto-select state
- Addressed an issue where ripple-overwriting a clip with transitions would behave incorrectly
- Addressed an issue where dragging to select clips in the Edit timeline would incorrectly scroll through audio tracks
- Addressed an issue where audio playback for linked clips with smoothened speed change would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where toggling Solo Safe on the Fairlight Mixer would sometimes behave inconsistently
- Addressed an issue where the automation indicators on the Fairlight mixer would sometimes be displayed incorrectly when loading a project
- Addressed an issue where linked track groups would display incorrect clip counts on the Fairlight page
- Addressed an issue where rendering timelines from the deliver page would sometimes fail with a timeout error
- Addressed an issue where the first frame of some Fusion comps could sometimes display a black frame
- Addressed an issue where canceling a saver node render would repeatedly display confirmation messages to the user
- Improved chroma subsampling for 4:2:2 renders
-  General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.0.1
- Improved support for Dolby Vision™ in DaVinci Resolve
- Addressed an issue where switching databases would sometimes turn off dynamic project switching
- Addressed an issue where performing a save immediately after loading a project would sometimes be slow
- Addressed an issue where some UTF-8 encoded subtitles would not be correctly imported into the timeline
- Addressed an issue where pasting audio clip attributes for plugins would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where applying RED IPP2 gamut mapping in DaVinci YRGB Color Managed would show banding
- Addressed an issue where Fusion clips with premultiplied alpha would not display correctly during playback
- Addressed an issue where double clicking HDR10+ parameters would reset to an incorrect value
- Addressed an issue where rendering to unmapped network drives would not behave correctly on Windows
- Addressed an issue where switching projects while on the Fusion page would sometimes not load the user interface correctly
- Addressed an issue where tracks would sometimes show as blank when loading a project in stacked view
- Addressed an issue where disk database projects on macOS would get corrupt due to loss of power during save
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.0
- DaVinci Resolve 15 is a massive update that fully integrates visual effects and motion graphics, making it the world’s first solution to combine professional offline and online editing, color correction, audio post production, multi user collaboration and now visual effects together in one software tool. DaVinci Resolve 15 adds an entirely new Fusion page with over 250 tools for compositing, paint, particles, animated titles and more. In addition, DaVinci Resolve 15 includes a major update to Fairlight audio, along with over 300 new features and improvements that professional editors and colorists have asked for.
- DaVinci Resolve 15 continues to revolutionize post production by combining 4 extremely high end applications as different pages in one single piece of software. The edit page has all of the tools professional editors need for both offline and online editing, the color page features the world’s most advanced color correction tools, the Fairlight audio page is designed specifically for audio post production, and the new Fusion page gives visual effects and motion graphics artists everything they need to create feature film quality effects and animations. All it takes is a single click to instantly move between editing, color, effects and audio. This gives individual users unlimited creative flexibility because they can learn and explore different toolsets.
- The free version of DaVinci Resolve 15 can be used for professional work and has more features than virtually every other paid application for post production. DaVinci Resolve 15 Studio, which adds multi user collaboration, 3D, VR, dozens of additional filters and effects, unlimited network rendering and other advanced features such as temporal and spatial noise reduction, is available to own for only US$299. There are no annual subscription fees or ongoing licensing costs. DaVinci Resolve 15 Studio costs less than all other cloud based software subscriptions and it does not require an internet connection once the software has been activated. That means customers don’t have to worry about losing work in the middle of a job if there is no internet connection.


DaVinci Resolve 14.3
- Added support for the Blackmagic Design URSA Broadcast camera
- Added support for RAW footage from the Sony Venice/CineAltaV camera
- Improved the quality of thumbnails in the Media Pool and Edit page timeline on retina monitors
- Added support for reading Panasonic Varicam metadata when importing footage
- Added support for exporting Sony color space and gamma metadata when encoding to MXF
- Added support for RED SDK v7.0.6
- Addressed an issue where the audio section in the Deliver page would default to timeline track instead of the Main bus
- Addressed an issue where editing a transition could sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where syncing video to audio with a different sample rate results in incorrect audio sync and pitch audio
- Addressed an issue where changes to the Mixer UI layout would not get saved in a dual screen setup
- Addressed an issue where pressing arrow keys to move volume keyframes would not work after opening the keyframe curve editor
- Addressed an issue with the option to pick which node to select when switching clips
- Addressed an issue where a project would fail to save after deleting a group
- Addressed an issue where a project would fail to save after specific undo/redo operations
- Addressed an issue with UI artifacts in the DaVinci Resolve Studio activation window
- Addressed an issue where projects with LUTs would not get exported correctly on Windows
- Addressed an issue where the current project could not be copied between databases
- Addressed an issue where relinking to TIFF files with a higher bit depth would result in a crash
- General performance and stability improvement

DaVinci Resolve 14.2.1
- Improved encoding speeds when rendering to Apple QuickTime ProRes
- Improved decoding speeds with XAVC-I media
- Clips dragged on to the timeline no longer update the position of the playhead
- Clip names stored in EDL comments are also available as a render tag
- Power Windows with tracking now also have an indicator on the viewer overlay to show when they are in frame mode
- General performance and stability improvements
- Addressed an issue where playing frame-based clips in the Media page would not play the synced audio
- Addressed an issue where Resolve would sometimes not output audio on certain pages in macOS
- Addressed an issue where audio formats for stereo, 5.1 and 7.1 were not set correctly when rendering WAV files
- Addressed an issue where rendered adaptive tracks were incorrectly tagged as stereo, 5.1 or 7.1 formats
- Addressed an issue where changing clip audio properties in the Inspector would not work correctly when multiple clips were selected
- Addressed an issue where deleting a volume keyframe and performing an undo would not restore the smoothening applied
- Addressed an issue where the source meters would sometimes not reflect the correct number of channels for clips with audio
- Addressed an issue where the Fairlight viewers would show a still image during playback when monitoring with a Blackmagic Design capture and playback device
- Addressed an issue where render jobs could not be added for audio only timelines
- Addressed an issue where rendered media files would sometimes have blank audio on the first video frame
- Addressed an issue with marking render ranges when rendering an audio-only timeline on the Delivery page
- Addressed a crash when adding a marker to a clip with cross-fades
- Addressed an issue where moving an audio clip on the Fairlight page would sometimes result in a crash
- Addressed an issue where the metadata widget would remain blank when clips were selected on the Fairlight page
- Addressed an issue where audio FX applied on clips inside a nested timeline would sometimes not get saved
- Addressed an issue where deleting an audio clip in a layered track and performing an undo would restore it in an incorrect layer
- Addressed an issue where resetting audio properties in the Inspector would not fully reset the clip equalizer
- Addressed an issue where viewers would become blank when Video Scopes were enabled in Edit page
- Addressed a crash when decomposing compound clips from certain timelines imported using XML or AAF
- Addressed an issue where reimporting EDLs exported from Resolve would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where performing an undo on a take selector action would sometimes result in a failure to save the project
- Addressed an issue where reconforming to a clip at a different source resolution would result in misaligned power windows in some cases
- Addressed support for DCDM ACES Output Transform with gamut clipped to P3 per SMPTE spec
- Addressed an issue where stills grabbed on a project migrated from Resolve 12.5 project would not be saved
- Addressed an issue where loading gallery stills would sometimes take a long time
- Addressed an issue where some stills would show a black frame when wiping
- Addressed an issue where node cache would sometimes incorrectly be invalidated when rippling color parameters
- Addressed an issue where the Dolby Vision CMU would be in pass-through mode until the trim metadata was modified
- Addressed an issue where qualifier controls remained editable when disabled
- Addressed an issue where Intel graphics hardware would not be recognized as OpenCL compatible with the latest drivers on Windows
- Addressed an issue where the Generate Optimized Media progress dialog would sometimes disappear before the operation completed
- Addressed an issue where performing a Save As after a failure to save a project would sometimes result in the original project disappearing

DaVinci Resolve 14.2
- Added support for the DeckLink 8K Pro monitoring modes
- Added support for importing audio-only AAF timelines
- Added support for rendering audio handles in ProTools round trip mode
- Added support for audio playback when performing dynamic trimming
- Added support for import and export of Final Cut Pro 10.4 XML
- Added support for automatically naming Gallery Stills using user-defined tags
- Added support for 16 and 18 fps timeline frame rates
- Added support for 95.905 fps timeline frame rate
- Added support for more fine-grained preferences for Performance Mode
- Improved support for keyframes in the Fairlight page
- Added support for listing multiple DeckLink SDI devices with unique names
- Added visual indicators for distinguishing between timeline clips without media in the Media Pool and without media on disk
- Added the ability to change the playhead position without stopping playback on the Fairlight page
- Added support for Enable 2D Timeline Scroll on the Fairlight page
- Added support for context menus for markers in the Fairlight page
- Added support for automatic creation of a timeline when dragging in an audio clip in the Fairlight page
- Addressed issues with acquiring and releasing the lock for a bin in a collaboration project
- Addressed an issue where network connectivity issues could cause unexpected results in a collaboration project
- Addressed an issue where a blank node graph would sometimes be displayed when switching between clips in collaboration mode
- Addressed an issue where two users could sometimes load a non-collaboration project in write mode without a warning
- Addressed an issue where "Update Timecode from Audio using LTC" would not work on clips starting with blank audio
- Addressed an issue where retiming an audio clip would sometimes result in audio glitches
- Addressed an issue where unlinking linked audio groups with the Pan dialog open would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where starting or stopping playback would sometimes cause a momentary glitch in the audio on the Fairlight page
- Addressed multiple issues with fader behavior for direct track outputs in the Fairlight track mixer
- Addressed an issue where the Fairlight timeline would sometimes show an incorrect number of audio tracks
- Addressed an issue where the Fairlight control room widget would sometimes become invisible when resetting a dual-screen UI layout
- Addressed an issue where JKL playback would not honor the looped playback state on the Fairlight page
- Addressed an issue where moving an audio clip would not refresh the keyframe navigation buttons on the Fairlight inspector
- Addressed an issue where some Fairlight dial widgets would not reset their values correctly on double-click
- Addressed an issue where audio EQ band adjustments might be incorrectly saved
- Addressed an issue where stopping playback would continue audio output for a few

DaVinci Resolve 14.1.1
- Addressed an issue with detecting Blackmagic Desktop Video hardware with older driver versions
- Addressed an issue when setting monitoring to PsF formats when using Desktop Video drivers newer than v10.9.3
- Addressed an issue with the detection of license dongles on MacBook Pro with Touch Bar on High Sierra
- Addressed a crash when changing audio plugins and reloading the project without saving
- Addressed a crash when opening a project with title presets in the Media Pool
- Addressed a crash during playback when Enable Video Field Processing was turned on
- Addressed a crash when connecting to an incompatible database and switching projects
- Addressed a crash when toggling Show Current Clip With Handles and loading a memory if Live Save was on
- Addressed a crash when deleting favourite transition presets
- Addressed a crash when canceling a project save and navigating to another Resolve database
- Addressed an issue where disabling a compound node would not immediately refresh the viewer
- Addressed an issue where splitting certain linked audio-video clips would not link the split components correctly
- Addressed an issue where ResolveFX Face Refinement would stop working when a clip was moved into a compound clip
- Addressed an issue where video scopes on the Edit page would sometimes show an incorrect display
- Addressed an issue where quitting Resolve would sometimes cause an incorrect shutdown on Linux
- Addressed an issue where horizontal scrolling in the timeline comparison dialog would sometimes not work as expected
- Addressed an issue in Project Server where clicking Enable Sharing may not work on some machines
- Addressed an issue where switching between large databases would take a long time to respond
- Addressed an issue where Resolve would show Media Offline frames when using RED Rocket-X to decode certain RED clips
- Addressed an issue where decoding some RED clips with CUDA in Resolve Color Management would show a black frame
- Addressed an issue where Resolve would sometimes show the Welcome dialog on successive runs
- Addressed an issue where copying audio clip keyframes would not apply it properly on the target clip
- Addressed an issue where rendering to DNxHD 36 would cause a slight shift in the red and blue channels
- Addressed a potential crash when opening floating Media Pool windows and switching pages
- Addressed an issue where the 3D qualifier would not be correctly applied for Group Pre-Clip versions
- Addressed an issue where changing master bus configuration with audio FX present would result in loss of audio output for the bus
- Addressed an issue where the display of track colors would go out of sync when deleting a track and undoing it
- Addressed an issue where dragging a clip from the Media Pool to the Fairlight timeline would sometimes show an additional track
- General performance and stability improvements

DaVinci Resolve 14.0.1
- Added support for HEVC decode on DaVinci Resolve on macOS High Sierra
- Added support for hardware accelerated HEVC decode on macOS High Sierra
- Added support for hardware accelerated HEVC encode on macOS High Sierra on supported hardware
- Added support for hardware accelerated HEVC decode on supported NVIDIA GPUs on DaVinci Resolve Studio on Windows and Linux
- Media Pool thumbnails now has an indicator for embedded

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