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Comprehensive and full featured multiple track editing system with fast and familiar tools

Incredibly responsive, high performance playback engine and optimizations

Offline editing with virtually every imaginable editing tool available

Advanced trimming including a massive number of precision trimming tools

Audio overlays simplify navigating and editing clips based on audio waveforms

Edit footage from multiple cameras in realtime with multicam editing

Multicam editing includes menus and shortcuts for switching pages of angles and switching next and previous angle

Multicam angle names can be set by Sequential order, Angle or Camera shown in the clip metadata or by the clip name

Working with bins and organize footage manually or automatically

Plug-in effects to add generators, transitions and filter effects to your clips

Support for ResolveFX and OpenFX plug‑ins

Speed effects alow clip retime with constant or variable speed changes

High quality optical flow speed changes

In place curve editor for direct keyframe animation and curve editing in the timeline

Edit keyframe timeline with splined based (bezier) ease-in/ease-out and linear selections

Full featured online editing with advanced finishing tools for mastering and completing projects

Fusion Connect lets users send a clip(s) from the edit timeline to Fusion for compositing timeline clips

User selectable clip color, flags and markers with duration and notes

Real time audio playback of multiple audio channels even in reverse play

Smooth audio playback for frame-by-frame playback, nudge and JKL fast and slow stepping

Support for 32, 441, 48, 882, 96, 192kHz audio

Support for a wide range of VST plug‑ins

Static, lower third, scroll and crawl titles

Supports mixed source clip frame rate

Multitrack AAF and XML Support

Automatic XML, AAF and EDL conforming of online clips

Synchronized playback of online and offline images to check conform

Supports industry standard CMX3600 EDLs with cuts, cross dissolves and speed changes

Import and export of ASC color decision list and stereoscopic decision list (SDL import

Automatically detects scene cuts 5X faster than real time

Color

Legendary DaVinci Quality Hollywood’s “gold standard”

Primary correction with familiar color wheels and dedicated advanced controls for quickly adjusting images

Film style Log grading with Lowlights, Midtones and Highlight trackballs, each with master gain

Native camera RAW image processing supporting a large range of camera color space and gamuts

RGB mixer grading with monochrome effects

Motion Effects palette with incredible noise reduction and motion blur

Using industry standard charts auto color balance images with source and target gamma, colorspace, color temp and white level

Curve editor for both traditional and innovative new types of curve editing

Secondary corrections to quickly select and adjust specific parts of an image

Unlimited circle, linear, power curve and gradient Power Windows per node

Market leading Tracking & Stabilization with incredible 3D and persepective tracking for following images over time

Real time full Gaussian blur on unlimited nodes

Input, output and external single and multiple channel mattes with individual gain

Optical Quality Image Formatting and Resizing

Stereoscopic 3D grading including automatic 3D image alignment and color match

Resolve Color Management for input, timeline and output color space and gamut selection

DaVinci Color Transform Language, dctl for user defined color transforms

ACES Colorspace Grading

Full high dynamic range support to work on next generation HDR and super wide color gamut images

Full node based control for all color processing

Automatic color match grade from one to many clips

Unlimited graded versions per clip

Automatic 3D LUT generation of grades

Enhanced Group management with Pre-Clip and Post-Clip node graphs

Gallery to Save and Manage Stills

Playback of Stills and Memories for Color Grade Reference

ResolveFX framework for GPU and CPU accelerated image effects

Enhanced render cache with user selectable cache points for source, nodes, and clip thumbnail and timeline

User selectable cache formats; ProRes, DNxHD, OpenEXR, DPX

Lightbox view of all thumbnails, or those selected by flags or other sort and filters

Fairlight

Fairlight audio page with dedicated audio editing, mixing, sweetening, finishing and mastering controls

Support for 1000 realtime audio tracks with up to 8 main, sub and aux outputs

Fairlight audio processing engine includes support for 192 KHz 96bit audio

Supports for Fairlight Audio Accelerator and I/O hardware

Support for Fairlight free standing and desktop consoles

Single and dual monitor UI configurations for the Fairlight page

Fairlight page includes Media Pool, timeline, monitoring meters, mixer, effects, video preview, timeline index, inspector and sound library

Support for user supplied sound libraries

Includes six band EQ for every track

Expander/Gate, Compressor and Limiter Dynamics for every track

2D and 3D Pan control for sound placement

Timeline toolbar includes pointer, trim, cut and marquee tools, automation state and glide selections, snapping, flags and markers

Automation includes trim state, touch, latch or off mode, event selection

Support for separate enables for fader, mute, pan, EQ, compressor, Gate, Aux, Limiter and Plugins

Level meters for all channels, Masters, Subs, Aux and groups

Monitoring of main outputs available in mono, stereo51, Atmos, Auro, DTS, IMAX and multichannel up to 222

Compound metering includes speaker group selection, phase and loudness with integration control

Video preview available as docked or popup viewer with SDI video output

Track sidebar includes controls for gain, automation, lock, solo, mute and record

Track sidebar also includes indicators for track number, name, color, linked track and meters

Timeline clips include user selectable indicators for clip name, gain, FX, group, EQ, Source, Speed, Linked status, stem/channel bit depth, sample rate and source channel           

Timeline clips include full or retified audio waveform with waveform border, gain level, fade handles and automation keyframe control

User selection of timecode display with subframes and samples, feet and frames or only samples

Five preset and custom user selectable track height with locks

New timeline index shows clips, tracks and markers

UI dialogs for setup and assignment of Bus assignment, Input and output patching and path selections with Mic/Instrument, record level and insert control

Each mixer track includes input selection, effects, insert, EQ and dynamics graphs, output selection, aux, pan, main and submix selections

Mixer also includes track name and color, grouping, record, mute and solo selection and gain fader with meters

Support of reordering of audio plugins

Audio Pitch Correction supported audio playback for timeline clips with a variable speed

Media

Direct access to network attached, storage area network (SAN) and local storage

Importing footage is instantanous giving you more time to prep for editing

Organize clips in an unlimited number of Media Pool Bins and nested Bins

Media Pool Smart Bins with non-destructive sort filters and nested selection criteria

Simple one click re-link operation for offline clips

Media Pool Power Bins and their contents can be shared across all projects

Save, load and delete custom column layouts for the list view of Media Storage and Media Pool

Media Pool bins are sortable by Name, Date Modified and Date Created in ascending or descending order

Scrub thumbnails and mark clip I/O, flag and add clip color and notes

Syncing audio Instantly sync audio with video from multiple files

Supports 100+ production metadata fields for entering on-set shot notes that make editing easier

Automatic syncing of separate audio elements with video clips

Modify and add metadata while syncing dual system audio

Search using file name and type or use Shot, Scene, Take, Angle and Good Take

Display name column in Media Pool offers simple to advanced tag based naming on any or multiple clips

Tags are supported for metadata keywords in Display Name

Tags support non-text parameters such as Timecode, Dates, Numbers and Resolutions

Clip metadata for selected or all Media Pool clips can now be imported with selection rules or exported using csv format

Clip based Auto, Video or Data level selection

Supports mixed pixel aspect ratio on the same timeline at the same time

Change pixel aspect ratio for multiple clips

Supports real time Cinemascope conversion/monitoring/grading

Automatic optical quality input image reformatting to timeline resolution and image size in real time

Real time on-the-fly high quality proxy generation without disk cache

Clips and Timelines can be copied, transcoded, moved and deleted via media management rules

Copied, Transcoded and moved clips can be automatically relinked to current timelines

With the Clone tool quickly clone camera cards drives and mags with user selectable checksum verifciation

Click and slip sync mouse control with visual display of audio waveform

Ability to set custom whole number frame rates from 1 to 120 fps in Clip Attributes

Ability to unmount drives from Media Storage on Mac and Windows

Deliver

Dedicated Deliver page for configuration, generating and monitoring renders

Quick selection of multiple output option to deliver anywhere from the web to digital cinema

Custom render settings in video, audio and file lists to speed selection

Save and recall user configurable easy setups

Render individual source clips, one single clip or sort and filter by flags

Render Digital Cinema Package with third party EasyDCP integration

User configurable render resolutions

Render source clips at source resolution option

Concurrent rendering with multiple output formats for faster than real time dailies rendering

Timeline viewable in edit configuration with clip thumbnails

Mark render range with I/O selection, individual clips or filter selection as needed

Round Trip options on deliver page for FCPX, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere Pro

Export to ProTools with separate audio clips, single layer video mix-down and AAF

Add render jobs to Render batch queue to manage and displays job status

Render graded clips with commercial workflow to export to other systems

Render options include tags for event, version, clip index, Media Pool Folder, stereo session and reel number

Monitor the render process, speed and available storage

Manage render speed for slow storage systems

Audio only rendering is available in MXF, QuickTime and WAV formats

Audio can be rendered in a single track or one track per channel

Support for render queue job renaming and job details

Render Queue Batch process jobs or even offload rendering to another system

Using a terminal -rr command a GUI-less Resolve system can made ready for remote rendering

QuickTime ProRes remote render jobs to supported platforms can now be created from Windows systems

Export for RGBA in ProRes 4444, 4444QX, Uncompressed BRGA 8-bit, Uncompressed ARGB 8-bit and DPX RGBA 8 bits

Simple selection for 3:2 rendering of 23976 to 2979fps and 24 to 30fps

EXR DWAA and DWAB formats include user adjustable compression

Full deck control and image monitoring

Real time capture and playout

Auto jam sync timecodes for continuous recording

Collaboration

All new collaboration workflow which allows multiple users to work on the same project at the same time

Collaborating editors or audio editors and colorists can work on the same timeline at the same time

Resolve Collaboration supports all shared storage technology without needing a cloud subscription

Collaboration and connecting to remote databases is available on DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio

A shared projects server application simplifies setup and managing collaborative projects and databases

Arrange and save projects in nested folders for easy organization

Live saving captures all collaborator actions in a collaborative project

Automatic backup of projects with user selectable duration between saves

Support for Project Manager indicators to show collaborative projects

Ability for collaborators to pick a profile on their shared projects

First come first serve write access for Media Pool Bins with read access for everyone else

Live Media Pool side bar bin updates including user locks and refresh available indicators

Timeline indicators to show user locks and refresh available

Live update of Color page thumbnail icons to indicate user locks and refresh available

Live sharing of Color page still galleries

New compare timeline tool to simplify merging timelines from multiple collaborative users

Live group chat feature on collaborative projects

Full 32 bit floating point image processing and DaVinci YRGB Color Science available for every user

Modular hardware configuration so each user can have the performance they need and upgrade as projects require

Supports NVIDIA, AMD, INTEL and METAL image processing to fully utilise laptops to super server configuratons

User selectable single or dual GUI monitor mode

Supports full quality SDI monitoring from SD, HD, UHD up to 4K-DCI for every user

User interface supports multiple languages

User customizable keyboard shortcuts

Configure project templates including resolution, aspect ratio, bit depth and playback speed

Single User and Facility Wide Project Management

Supports mix of image formats and resolutions on the same timeline at the same time

Direct access to network attached, storage area network (SAN) and local storage

Automatic calibration patch generation for third party calibration systems so everyone sees the same images

Users selectable data scopes with waveform, parade, vectorscope and histogram

Formats

4K2160p 2398, 4K2160p 24, 4K2160p 25, 4K2160p 2997 and 4K2160p 30

4K DCI 2398, 4K DCI 24, 4K DCI 25

2K 1080psF 2398 and 1080psF 24

2K 1556psF 2398, 1556psF 24 and 1556psF 25

HD 1080psF 2394, 1080psF 24 and 1080psF 25

HD 1080p 2394, 1080p 24, 1080p 25, 1080p 2997, 1080p 30, 1080p 50, 1080p 5994 and 1080p 60

HD 1080i 50, 1080i 5994 and 1080i 60

HD 720p50, 720p 5994 and 720p 60

PAL 625/25

NTSC 525/2997

All video I/O formats up to 2K support 4:2:2 YUV and 4:4:4 RGB color space

All video RGB formats support single link 3Gb/s or dual link HD‑SDI

Selectable application of 3:2 pulldown for 30/60Hz formats

Broadcast Safe out of limit display and soft clip level selection

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Feature Comparison DaVinci Resolve 14

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Advanced
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Timeline and render resolution higher than UHD

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Collaboration project sharing

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Support for multiple image processing GPUs

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Temporal and Spatial noise reduction

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Motion Effects

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Lens Distortion Correction

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

De-interlace of images

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Resolve FX - Film Grain

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Resolve FX - Lens Flares

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Resolve FX - Lens Blur

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

ResolveFX - Lens Distortion

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

ResolveFX - Face Refinement

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

ResolveFX - Warper

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

ResolveFX - Match Move

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

ResolveFX - Color Stabilizer

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Timeline frame rates greater than 60fps

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Stereoscopic 3D tools

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Remote Database Server

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Remote grading

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Remote rendering

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Headless rendering

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

DaVinci CTL

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Camera LUT in node

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Power Mastering

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

HDR - Node

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

HDR - scopes

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

HDR - HDMI 2.0a metadata

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

HDR - Dolby Vision support

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Support for HEVC decoding

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Support for H.264 decoding on Linux

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Support for High 10 Profile H.264 decoding

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Sony XAVC renders

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

OFX random frame access in the UI

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Support for multiple Red Rockets

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No

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

Supports export of a wide rage of Gallery Still formats

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Yes

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No

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No

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Yes

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Yes

Supports VST Plugins on MacOS & Windows

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Supports third party control panels on MacOS & Windows

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Yes

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Yes (Except
Artist Color)

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Yes (Except
Artist Color)

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Yes

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Yes

ProRes encoding on Linux

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No

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No

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No

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No

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Yes

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DaVinci Resolve

DaVinci Resolve 14 Public Beta

Revolutionary new tools for editing, color correction and professional audio post production for SD, HD and Ultra HD, all in a single application!

Free

DaVinci Resolve 14 Studio Public Beta

Includes everything found in the free version plus multi user collaboration features that let editors, colorists, and sound engineers all work together on the same project at the same time, plus 3D tools, dozens of Resolve FX and more.

DaVinci Resolve 12.5

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 is the world’s most advanced editing and color grading system for independent users working on SD, HD and Ultra HD projects.

Free

DaVinci Resolve Studio 12.5

DaVinci Resolve 12.5 Studio features everything found in the free version, plus adds multiple GPU support, 4K mastering, HDR grading, motion blur effects, noise reduction, 3D, multi-user tools and more.

£239

DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel

DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel

A remarkably small, portable hardware control panel with 3 high resolution weighted trackballs, 12 control knobs for essential tools, 18 dedicated navigation and transport keys, and more!

£805

DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel

DaVinci Resolve Mini Panel

A compact professional hardware control panel featuring 3 high resolution weighted trackballs, 12 control knobs for essential tools and an upper deck with two 5” screens, 8 soft knobs and 8 soft buttons, and dedicated keys for switching tools, working with nodes, grabbing stills, navigating the timeline and more!

£2,405

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DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel

Designed with three ergonomically connected control surfaces and a pull out keyboard, the Advanced panel gives you complete command of every color grading session! Each correction control has a separate soft key, knob, high resolution weighted trackball or ring so you can experiment quicker to create a wider range of looks.

£24,095