Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Studio 17b1 macOs | 2.1 Gb
Blackmagic Design has announced DaVinci Resolve 17, the latest major release of its flagship video and audio editing software. DaVinci Resolve is 'the world's only solution that combines editing, color correction, visual effects, motion graphics and audio post-production all in one software tool.'

DaVinci Resolve 17's primary new features include HDR grading tools, redesigned primary color controls, an AI-based magic mask, a next-generation Fairlight audio engine and much more. Blackmagic states that in total there are over 100 new features and 200 improvements to existing features.

The new HDR grading feature is accessible within the software's color page. Users can create new color wheels with 'custom roll-off for specific tonal ranges,' resulting in additional creative control when making fine adjustments. The new wheels include control over exposure and saturation within each zone and are color space aware, allowing for uniform results.

Additional improvements to colorwork include mesh-based warping tools. You can adjust hue and saturation or chroma and luma. Adjustments are performed by dragging control points and Blackmagic Design promises 'clean, natural-looking adjustments.' Primary color controls have also been redesigned in the software. With respect to color space, DaVinci wide gamut and DaVinci intermediate are new timeline color space and gamma settings which deliver a universal working color space. Blackmagic states that 'it's larger than what cameras can capture' and that 'customers will never lose image data, no matter where it comes from.'

The Fairlight Audio Core in DaVinci Resolve 17 has undergone major changes. Blackmagic says it is 'the world's fastest and highest quality solution for audio post-production.' Fairlight Audio Core is a low latency, next-gen audio engine that intelligently manages CPU cores and threads in your computer. With the new Fairlight Audio Core, you can work with up to 2,000 tracks at a time with fully supported real-time effects, EQ and dynamics processing. DaVinci Resolve 17 promises 'sample-accurate editing tools', ADR, Foley and Fairlight FX (like reverb, de-esser, hum remover and more). You can mix and master stereo audio, 5.1, 7.1 and 3D audio formats. For improved performance, you can also utilize an optional Fairlight Audio Accelerator Card. Further, with the software's multiple user collaboration feature, multiple sound editors can work on the entire project at the same time.

A new transient analysis tool has been added. This tool automatically detects individual words, beats or sound effects. Transient markers are displayed in the waveform as vertical lines and can be navigated by users via the arrow keys. Blackmagic states that these markers make it easier to identify specific parts of a sound when editing audio. You can also now see larger audio waveforms while trimming.

The DaVinci Neural Engine allows for automatic mask creation for an entire person or for specific features such as a face or arms. Further, 'customers get matte finesse tools, the ability to add and remove strokes and automatic tracking.' When editing in 16:9 HD or Ultra HD, you can now quickly create square or vertical versions for publishing to platforms such as Instagram. The Neural Engine helps here as well by automatically identifying faces and repositioning them inside the new frame, thus saving time.

Additional time-saving features include the new multi-column view for viewing effects, transitions and titles. The new workspace includes description icons, plus you can cover the cursor over an item to see a live preview in the viewer. The edit page includes 'dozens' of time-saving new features as well. These include the ability to manage independent proxy media, more easily synchronize multicam clips, create a sync map, generate render files for any portion of the timeline, make source side adjustments and much more.

Doubling back to multi-user collaboration, this feature is now included in the free version of DaVinci Resolve 17. This means that multiple free users can collaborate on the same project, across multiple devices, simultaneously. Of course, the free version doesn't include all new features, but it includes a lot. A quick note that it appears that a much-requested feature, ProRes RAW support, doesn't appear to be coming in DaVinci Resolve

There are many features and improvements in DaVinci Resolve 17 so let's quickly summarize the primary features of DaVinci Resolve 17:

- Next generation HDR color correction with customizable wheels and tonal zones.
- Mesh and grid based color warper delivers an entirely new way to transform color.
- Magic mask automatic object isolation powered by the DaVinci Neural Engine.
- Improved color management with tone mapping and color space aware tools.
- Massive DaVinci wide gamut color space for higher quality image processing.
- High speed audio editing with new keyboard and mouse context-sensitive tools.
- Fairlight Audio Core engine with auto load balancing and support for 2,000 tracks.
- Revolutionary FlexBus architecture for audio routing without limitations.
- Automatic transient detection for beats, words, and sound effects.
- Support for massive audio projects with thousands of tracks on a single system.
- Metadata based card view in media pool on cut page.
- Precision audio trimming on the cut page timeline and graphical trimmer.
- Smart reframe powered by the DaVinci Neural Engine on cut and edit pages.
- Live effect, title, and transition previews on cut and edit pages.
- Import and edit projects from ATEM Mini Pro ISO.
- Proxy media workflows up to 1/16th resolution in H.264, H.265, ProRes or DNxHR.
- Timeline based clip syncing to create multicam and compound clips.
- Alpha support for keying and compositing on cut and edit pages.
- Render in place command for effects heavy clips on cut and edit timelines.
- Make source side adjustments before editing clips into the timeline.
- Portable timeline and bin files for easy sharing.
- Native interlace processing and realtime 3:2 pulldown removal.
- Node tree bookmarks, customizable Fusion toolbar, and vertical node layouts.
- Support for growing files in media pool.
- Support for frame based metadata for BRAW, ARRI, RED, Sony and EXR.
- Workflow integration API and third party encoder API.
* DaVinci Resolve Advanced Panel keycaps kit and new optimized menus.
* RCM2 with improved color tagging and smooth tone and gamut mapping.
* HDR perceptually accurate primary grading tools with tonal range control.
* Color warper to qualify and change hue vs saturation and luma vs chroma.
* Magic mask using the DaVinci neural engine generates tracking masks.
* Redesigned primary interface to show all controls concurrently.
* Grading tools are colorspace aware in color managed timelines.
* Support for user selectable colorspace and gamma for HDR grading tools.
* Support for timeline clips to bypass color management.
* Support for sat vs lum mode in the curve tool.
* Support for generating a 17-point cube 3D LUT.
* Support for LUTs designed for video range.
* Support for saving smart filters to be shown in all projects.
* Support for smart filters for marker keywords added to timeline clips.
* Support for diagonal, venetian blinds and checkerboard reference wipes.
* Support to set input colorspace, gamma and IDT on preconform timelines.
* Support for a pop-out floating window for the curves panel.
* Support for fast review from the playback menu on the color page.
* Support for a 3x3 grid view and multiple GPU scopes of the same type.
* Support for a floating video scopes window in dual screen layouts.
* Improved scaling and style options for waveforms and vectorscopes.
* Support for loading IDTs and ODTs as a DCTL file or ACES RRT.
* Support for defining LUTs inside a DCTL file.
* Support for multiple simultaneous client connections in remote grading.
* Support for advanced and mini panels networking for remote grading.
* Support for a split screen playhead viewing mode.
* Support for improved split screen layouts.
* Support for converting in-out ranges to duration markers.
* Improved behavior when drawing bezier power windows using a mouse.
* Option to use a Rec.2020 matrix for 4:2:2 video monitoring.
Resolve FX
* Resolve FX Smear frame blending for motion blur and other effects.
* Resolve FX Motion Trails temporal motion blur, object trails, disco effects.
* Resolve FX Transform clip moving, stretching and rotation with motion blur.
* Resolve FX False Color overlays replicating camera HUDs and other looks.
* Resolve FX Texture Pop for fine image detail and contrast control.
* Resolve FX Detail Recovery for detail and grain recovery.
* Resolve FX Noise Reduction native noise reduction tools as Resolve FX.
* Resolve FX Video Collage to quickly position a stack of clips into a grid.
* Resolve FX Luma, HSL and 3D native keying tools as Resolve FX.
* Improved Resolve FX Film Grain with new optimized mode.
* Improved Resolve FX Dead Pixel Fixer with freehand fill, softness etc.
* Improved Resolve FX Dust Buster with shape drawing, clone fixes etc.
* Improved Resolve FX Object Removal for scene mode, adaptive blending.
* Improved Resolve FX Blur defaults for directional, radial and zoom blurs.
* Improved Resolve FX Tilt Shift with alpha channel support for depth masks.
* Support for the Fairlight Mini Console.
* Fairlight Audio Core to natively CPU process up to 2000 audio tracks.
* FlexBus routing system to permit bus to bus routing and mixing.
* ADM import, playback and export of Dolby Atmos IMF IAB masters.
* Fairlight FX Surround Analyzer meters.
* Full implementation of the 9.1.6 and 22.2 surround sound bus formats.
* Native support for 44.1 KHz sample rate audio clips and instruments.
* Analyzing and navigating to audio transients in a track.
* Offline clip-based audio loudness analyzer.
* Selection of absolute or relative scales and loudness meter dialog gating.
* Pro Tools keyboard customization preset.
* Full range of video controls in the new unified and tabbed inspector.
* Updated editing, range and selection behavior in edit selection mode.
* Support for importing AES31 audio timelines.
* Support for pre-viewing video when sliding clips, markers and ranges.
* Support for reversing audio clips.
* Support for flattening audio track layers.
* Support to have automation following clip edit changes.
* Support for saving, recalling, creating timelines via configuration presets.
* Support for editing linked clips.
* Support for marquee selection of multiple mixer tracks.
* Support for changing the track type of multiple selected tracks.
* Support to directly edit in the mixer track and VCA group names.
* Support for deleting multiple empty tracks from the track header.
* Support for deleting marked extents on selected tracks.
* Support for per-timeline views, selections, range and playhead location.
* Support for changing clip gain using shortcuts.
* Improved clip gain with change tooltips and fine control using shift.
* Support for bouncing linked groups to a multi channel file.
* Support for track record, mute, solo, arm control in the application menu.
* Support for viewer to be off, floating, docked or full screen.
* Support for toggling interface between normal and cinema viewer mode.
* Support for monitoring volume dB level tooltip.
* Support for selecting multiple monitor sources from Fairlight audio editors.
* Support for pre & post roll control from the Fairlight audio editors.
* Support for selection of Fairlight Audio Interface phantom power, gain etc.
* Improved waveform display when zooming into a clip waveform.
* Improved metering displays for timelines with lots of audio tracks.
* Improved keyboard mappings for edit selection mode.
* Improved MPEG-H workflow and export support.
* Support for the DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor.
* Full featured unified inspector with tabs and keyframe control.
* File tab in the inspector with camera raw settings and clip metadata.
* Media pool clip properties can now be viewed and edited in the inspector.
* Media pool slate and sort view with grouping based on clip metadata.
* Audio trim on the viewer and timeline.
* Live scrubbing previews for effects library transitions, titles and effects.
* Support for a new relink icon and dialog in the cut page.
* Support quickly switching source tape bins from the media pool.
* Support for showing the media pool in a flattened view.
* Playhead indicators for distance to adjacent edits when using sync bins.
* Support for a change duration dialog with presets in the cut page.
* Support for entering the clip duration in the viewer duration field.
* Support for navigating edit points and markers in the cut page.
* Support for a thumbnail view in the effects library.
* Support for a full screen preview icon on the viewer.
* Support for selecting safe area guides and aspect ratios on the cut page.
* Support for a cinema viewer with sync bin multi-views.
* Support for switching timelines in the viewer.
* Support for importing frame sequences as individual still images.
* Improved markers entry using the DaVinci Resolve Editor keyboard.
* Full featured unified inspector with tabs and keyframe control.
* File tab in the inspector with camera raw settings and clip metadata.
* Media pool clip properties can now be viewed and edited in the inspector.
* Significantly improved DaVinci neural engine deinterlacing quality option.
* Significantly improved processing of interlaced timelines and deliveries.
* Real time removal of 3:2 pull down.
* Scene cut detection directly on the timeline using DaVinci neural engine.
* Automatically framing shots based on content using DaVinci neural engine.
* Quick and clean chroma keying with Resolve FX Luma, HSL and 3D Keyer.
* Resolve FX Video Collage for multiple source picture in picture grid.
* Burn away transition with options to control burning, melting and shriveling.
* Sync of multiple audio clips to a single video clip.
* Aligning edits on the timeline using waveform or timecode matching.
* Importing BorisFX Continuum plugins, transitions etc. from AAFs.
* Live scrubbing previews for effects library transitions, titles and effects.
* Media pool slate and                                                                                                                                                                                                       sort view with grouping based on clip metadata.
* Deleting gaps based on clip selection, ranges or the whole timeline.
* Support for rendering sections of the timeline in place with effects baked in.
* Support for motion blur controls for motion based video transitions.
* Support for dragging effects directly into the inspector.
* Support for conversion of basic transitions into Fusion transitions.
* Support for timeline compositing using Resolve FX & OpenFX alpha.
* Support to retain image position in the crop section of the inspector.
* Support to navigate the timeline with arrow keys without affecting selection.
* Support to change clip selection using arrow keys and command modifier.
* Support for a thumbnail view in the effects library.
* Support for sorting timelines alphabetically, creation date or recent use.
* Support for disabling timelines within the media pool.
* Improved timecode entry with multiple modes and dedicated action.
* Support for copy paste of timecode or frame in viewers based on mode.
* Support for compositing using track mattes or external alpha.
* Support for Fusion effect templates in the edit page.
* Support for viewer overlays for Fusion templates and titles.
* Support to save and show smart bins in all projects.
* Support for creating multiple multicam clips by splitting at gaps.
* Support for compound clip or timeline conversion into multicam clips.
* Support to optionally zoom timeline at the cursor or the playhead.
* Support for a fast play review from the playback menu.
* Support for hovering on title font names to preview on viewer.
* Support for monitoring HDR and SDR outputs for Dolby Vision projects.
* Support for monitoring stereoscopic 3D timelines.
* Support for creating DCTL based transitions.
* Support for importing EDL, XML etc. without media to empty media pool.
* Support for floating video scopes in media view in a dual monitor mode.
* Support for closing take selector or retime using escape.
* Support for creating a new timeline using an IMF composition playlist.
* Improved behavior when switching between clip and edit point selections.
* Improved waveform syncing when creating multicams or aligning clips.
* Improved track compositing when the media doesn't cover the full canvas.
* Support for independent track height and view mode options.
* Audio playback along with waveform display in the keyframes panel.
* Viewing and editing clip and timeline markers in the keyframes panel.
* Resolve FX Dead Pixel Fixer, DCTL and Patch Replacer.
* Anim curves modifier for convenient easing and shaping of animations.
* Support for user customization of the Fusion toolbar above the node editor.
* Support for auto creating a composition when adding tools or media.
* Support for additional dual screen layouts.
* Support for full featured unified inspector with tabs and keyframe control.
* Initial support for a GPU accelerated 2D shapes toolkit for motion graphics.
* Improved optical flow behavior.
Workflow Integrations
* Open toolkit to create DaVinci Resolve Studio workflow integration plugins.
* Directly uploading to Twitter from within DaVinci Resolve.
* Per frame metadata from Blackmagic RAW clips.
* Per frame metadata from ARRI, RED, Canon and Sony cameras.
* Decoding and rendering per-frame EXR metadata.
* Updated metadata support for Sony MXF clips.
* Open plugin SDK toolkit for encoder developers.
* Growing file support in the media pool.
* Decoding QuickTime PNG clips.
* Decoding uncompressed RGB 8-bit and YUV 10-bit AVI clips.
* Decoding spanned Panasonic 8K SHV clips.
* Decoding and encoding GoPro CineForm clips with non multiple of 16 res.
* Decoding and encoding mp3 audio in Linux.
* Decoding and encoding high-throughput JPEG 2000 (HTJ2K).
* Bypass re-encodes for supported JPEG 2000 profiles on renders.
* Encoding IMF MCA audio metadata.
* Encoding IMF and DCP as reels based on duration or edits.
* Exporting non-HDR DCP metadata option.
* Exporting HDR tags in DCP workflows.
* Support for reading RAW clips and audio clips from
* Support for additional NVIDIA encoder parameters for H.264 and H.265.
* Support for rendering 10-bit HDR IMF clips.
* Support for a 16 bit SDR IMF preset.
* Support for Photon 4.8.0 for IMF validation.
* Proxy media workflow supporting internal and externally generated media.
* Optimized media is now automatically available across projects.
* Generation of optimized media can now be limited to edit extents.
* In and out ranges are now synchronized between pages.
* Significantly improved performance with large collaboration projects.
* Stability improvements with new GPU detection and initialization.
* Better interactivity and playback performance on multi-GPU systems.
* Consistent pan, zoom and scroll behavior with mouse and trackpads.
* Support for importing and exporting individual timelines using .drt files.
* Support for importing and exporting individual bins using .drb files.
* Support for exporting .drt files for media managed timelines.
* Support for auto linking .drt files to source camera clips.
* Support for auto linking .drt files generated using media management.
* Improved error handling for media management jobs.
* Support for a warning about media offline when creating render jobs.
* Support for smart bins and smart filters to check if media is offline.
* Support to scan all connected databases for remote rendering jobs.
* Support for new resize filter options in project settings and edit inspector.
* Support for render caching adjustment clips.
* Support to adjust numeric field entries using arrow keys based on cursor.
* Support to ignore unsupported OpenFX plugin packages in preferences.
* Support for independently configuring capture and playback devices.
* Support for displaying source frame number in data burn-in.
* Support for adjusting text opacity for data burn-in.
* Support for configuring multiple custom LUT paths.
* Support for Thai & Vietnamese UI localizations.
* Support for a render codec tag for render path and file name.
* Support for ITU-R BT.2111-1 HDR test bar patterns.
* Support for showing fast forward & rewind speed.
* Support for NVLink high speed interconnect with supported NVIDIA GPUs.
* Support for xGMI high speed interconnect with supported AMD GPUs.
* Support for an integrated title bar in the application window on Mac OS.
* Support for previous and next navigation across markers.
* Support for triggering a script at the start or end of a render.
* Multiple scripting API improvements.
* Multiple performance and stability improvements.   

Davinci Resolve Studio     is a professionally focused video editor from the Australian company Blackmagic Design. The program has a wealth of features and is a great choice, both for experts and aspiring creators alike.

Much of its marketing material shows people with professional workstations hooked up to it. If you're used to working with these multi-buttoned behemoths, Davinci Resolve Studio may be the video editor for you. Blackmagic makes film industry hardware, as well as software, and Davinci Resolve Studio is an excellent tool for production-quality video work.

DaVinci Resolve 17 is available now as a public beta.

Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.      manufactures video products for feature film, post production, and television broadcast industries. Its products include video editing products, professional digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring products, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders and storage solutions, waveform monitors, and real time film scanners. The company's products also include capture and playback cards, standards conversion products, broadcast converters, audio monitoring products, multiview monitoring products, routing and distribution products, test equipment, H.264 encoding products, and resolve and fusion software. In addition, it offers talkback converters for remote cameras. The company offers its products through authorized resellers and online resellers in Australia and internationally. Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd. was founded in 1984 and is based in Port Melbourne, Australia. It has additional offices in Fremont, California; Knutsford, United Kingdom; Singapore; Beijing, China; and Tokyo, Japan

Product: Davinci Resolve Studio
Version: 17b1
Supported Architectures: x64
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Language: english
System Requirements: macOs *
Size: 2.1 Gb

Minimum system requirements

- Mac 10.14.6 Mojave.
- 16 GB of system memory. 32 GB when using Fusion.
- Blackmagic Design Desktop Video 10.4.1 or later.
- Integrated GPU or discrete GPU with at least 2 GB of VRAM.
- GPU which supports Metal or OpenCL 1.2.

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