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What's new in this version:

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
- Support for CUDA based R3D with the latest RED SDK on Windows and Linux
- 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 improvements


DaVinci Resolve 16.1.1
- Improved behavior when navigating to previous or next multicam angles by looping around to the last or first angle
- Addressed an issue where performing a replace with a multicam clip in the source viewer would not select the correct angle
- Addressed an issue where shift-dragging a gain keyframe in an audio clip would not work correctly on the edit timeline
- Addressed an issue where H.264 clips would be rendered incorrectly if network optimization was enabled
- Addressed an issue where render jobs would sometimes fail on some systems
- Addressed an issue where archived projects would not include mattes for stereoscopic 3D clips
- Addressed an issue where playback for 4K DNG clips would be slow
- Addressed an issue where some DNG clips would be decoded with an incorrect color science
- Addressed an issue where rendering to MXF XDCAM formats would sometimes show artefacts
- Addressed an issue where minimizing the application would not hide the video clean feed
Addressed an issue where setting in and out points from a timeline duration marker would sometimes not work correctly in the edit - page
- Addressed an issue where the show picker RGB value context option in the color viewer could not be toggled off
- Addressed an issue where AAFs with multiple embedded audio channels would be decoded incorrectly
- Addressed an issue related to decoding Blackmagic RAW on macOS Catalina
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 16.1
Cut:
- 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 a split clip action in the toolbar
- Support for performing a slide edit by Alt/Option + dragging the timeline clip overlay
- Support for adding bins and moving clips between bins in the media pool
- Improved representation of small cuts on the top timeline
- Improved thumbnail clip hover behavior when selecting and previewing source media in the viewer
- Improved responsiveness when scrubbing the in and out points for long clips in range editor

Edit:
- 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
- Support for showing or hiding individual panels using keyboard shortcuts
- Improved default multicam naming behavior
- Ability to name angles after clip names or file names when creating a multi-cam clip
- Support for matching a multicam edit frame to the underlying source clip
- Support for switching to the correct multicam angle when performing a multicam match frame
- Improved graticule and timecode display on timeline rulers
- Support for opening Final Cut Pro 7 XML files from Finder to import media or timelines on macOS systems
- Alt/Option-clicking on a track destination selector on the edit timeline will now exclusively select that track
- Support for tooltips to show track names in the mini track view
- Support for automatically selecting the newly added take in the take selector
- Improved dual screen behavior for the edit page with support for single viewer and full height metadata and effects library
- Improved performance when analyzing clips for detecting and classifying people
- Improved easing behavior when applying smoothness to position keyframes
- Improved blade behavior when there is a clip selection
- Improved behavior when navigating between clips and edit points on the edit timeline when subtitles are present

Fusion:
- Support for reading media with super scale applied in the media pool
- Support for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera presets in the Camera3D and CameraTracker tools
- Improved memory management on compositions with multiple input layers
- Improved memory management on multi-GPU systems
- Improved viewer interactivity and playback performance on single GPU systems
- Improved render all savers status display
- Support for ACEScg as a gamut option

ResolveFX:
- ResolveFX Stop Motion
- ResolveFX and OpenFX plugins can now process and modify the alpha channel
- Support for additive compositing for ResolveFX Light Rays and ResolveFX Glow
- Support for automatically enabling usage of OFX alpha for ResolveFX Match Move and ResolveFX Drop Shadow

Color:
- 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 an option to update the shared node grade from a version stored in a gallery still
- Support for stereoscopic controls in the Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Mini panel
- Support for OpenFX controls in the Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Mini panel
- Support for generating high resolution 65-point cube LUTs from color page thumbnails
- Ability to paste a power window by appending to the existing windows from the Power Windows option menu
- Support for a user preference under color to restrict node navigation to color corrector nodes and avoid mixer nodes and splitter - and combiner nodes
- 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
- Ability to step the timeline wipe frame forward and back from the view menu and using the relevant shortcuts
- Support for previewing timeline clip grades from the gallery when live preview is enabled
- Support for a 2.0:1 output blanking preset in the timeline menu
- Support for Fujifilm F-Log colorspace
- Restored menu entries for half step printer lights in the color application menu

Fairlight:
- 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
- Improved sound library search with support for binary and wildcard searches
- Support for enabling extended bounce tail durations from the option menu for audio clips with reverb and other tail effects
- Support for customizing the tail duration threshold for reverb and other tail effects
- Support for automatically enabling Insert In for an audio track when manually patching track inputs
- Improved performance when loading and switching timelines
- Improved performance when generating waveform profiles for nested timelines
- Improved peak hold and decay behavior for meters in FairlightFX plugins
- Support for displaying and persisting individual audio effect windows on top of other windows

Media and Delivery:
- Ability to preserve video essence for faster rendering of uncompressed clips without content changes
- Support for decoding and encoding ProRes IMFs
- Support for decoding and encoding DNxUncompressed half float formats
- Support for decoding IMA4 format audio in QuickTime clips
- Support for decoding floating point audio in QuickTime clips
- Support for a preference to stop renders when a frame or clip cannot be processed
- Support for decoding floating point TIFF images
- Support for decoding DPX 10-bit RGBA files
- Support for encoding AVC Intra 50, 100 and 200 on DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Support for user selectable audio sample rates for timeline renders
- Improved performance when decoding H.264 and H.265 clips using GPU acceleration on AMD graphics cards
- Improved encoding to Panasonic SHV 8K with support for 50fps in DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Improved support for reading QuickTime container metadata
- Ability to disable video on Pro Tools and audio only exports
- Support for exporting EDLs with multiple audio tracks
- Ability to render adaptive audio tracks as discrete mono channels
- Ability to export subtitles when exporting a timeline to Pro Tools using the deliver page preset
- Support for rendering embedded audio timecode for synced audio clips when using the Pro Tools export preset
- Support for GPU accelerated debayering on CUDA systems when decoding ARRIRAW clips using the ARRI SDK Full Res debayer
- Improved Vimeo render settings with options for setting description, visibility and password for the uploaded video
- Support for a warning when exporting an IMF or DCP package with an incorrect audio track setup
- Support for decoding spanned AVCHD MTS clips
- Improved playback speed when decoding JPEG 2000 clips
- Improved performance when media managing long wav files
- Improved performance when rendering QuickTime clips to network mounted drives
- Improved performance when switching to bins that contain a large number of clips
- Improved performance when deleting a large number of media pool clips
- Improved behavior when rendering a single multi-channel audio track as individual wav files
- Improved ProRes 4444 playback performance
- Support for identifying and importing multiple Panasonic P2 shots in a single folder as separate clips

General:
- Support for a Clean Feed viewer mode on an additional display on DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Ability to halve the current playback speed as well as playback at half, quarter and 1/8th speed using the Play Slow command
- Support for additional flag and marker colors
- Support for resolving the good take tag to # instead of 1
- Ability to repeat alternate frames for 48fps clips in Clip Attributes to emulate 24fps capture and playback
- Support for retaining the original creation date metadata when restoring or importing projects
- Improved behavior when editing parameter values using Wacom tablets
- Improved playback performance in the media, edit and cut pages
- Improved performance when live saving projects
- Improved performance when saving projects in collaboration workflows
- Improved playback quality for variable frame rate QuickTime files
- Improved scripting API with support for deleting a project
- Improved scripting API when getting and setting frame rate and super scale properties from project settings and clip attributes
- Support for disabling unbuffered I/O for any media storage location on macOS systems
- Support for decoding ALAC files on Windows and Linux systems
- Support for an option to optimize projects in disk databases by Option/Alt right clicking a project in the project manager
- Support for accessing and editing project notes from the File menu
- Support for choosing the preferred network interface from the project server application when sharing databases and generating - access keys
- General performance and stability improvements

Pre-installation Notes:
- DaVinci Resolve Studio 16.1 requires a firmware update for the DaVinci Resolve Micro and Mini Panels.


DaVinci Resolve 16
Key new features
- Addition of all-new Cut page
- Support for the DaVinci Resolve Editor Keyboard
- Multiple performance improvements with significantly faster Fusion processing
- Collaboration workflow improvements - DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Speed Warp motion estimation powered by the DaVinci Neural Engine in DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Timeline level resolution, frame rate, scaling and monitoring settings within the same project
- Upload directly to YouTube and Vimeo
- Quick Export for quickly performing renders from various pages
- Adjustment Clips to apply filters, effects and grades on top of a range of timeline clips
- Frame.io integration supporting media imports, direct uploads, marker and comment syncing - DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Significantly improved GPU accelerated real-time scopes
- Initial immersive 3D audio support including Dolby Atmos, Auro-3D and SMPTE ST 2098 - DaVinci Resolve Studio


DaVinci Resolve 15.2.4
- Change log not available for this version


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

- Addressed an issue where rendering to the MXF OP1A format would cause a crash or generate a corrupt file
- Addressed an issue where opening projects using the context menu would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where the dynamic project switching option would reflect an incorrect state across application restarts
- Addressed an issue where switching databases when working on a collaboration project would sometimes cause an application hang
- Addressed an issue with creating a new multicam or compound clip in a project with drop frame enabled
- Addressed an issue where adding a folder containing subtitle files to the media pool would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where deleting a clip with retime controls enabled would cause a crash in the Edit page
- Addressed an issue where the duplicate clip action would not work when Fusion compositions were selected
- Addressed an issue where audio in rendered QuickTime clips would be incorrectly tagged as dual mono instead of stereo on Windows and Linux
- Addressed an issue with color space and gamma tagging when rendering to XAVC
- Addressed an issue where the highlights in certain Canon raw clips would have a purple tint
- Addressed an issue where switching monitor scaling mode would have no effect on Media and Edit pages
- Addressed an issue with keyboard shortcuts to switch the viewer between source and timeline when in single viewer mode
- Addressed an issue where performing a match frame on the timeline viewer would not switch focus to the source viewer
- Addressed an issue where keyboard shortcuts for Go to In or Out actions would not work when the Edit timeline was in focus
- Addressed an issue where keyboard shortcuts for Import Media would not work when starting a new project
- Addressed an issue where assigning shortcuts to switch to A or C mode sort would not work
- Addressed an issue where deleting a remote version would sometimes switch other clips using the same remote version to local
- Addressed an issue where using enhanced optical flow modes would sometimes cause artifacts during playback
- Addressed an issue where playing back some DPX 10-bit images would show artifacts in the Color page
- Addressed an issue where performing select all after clicking on a clip thumbnail in the Color page would not select all the clips
- Addressed an issue where creating a new Fusion composition in the media pool would cause a crash when Resolve is set to certain languages
- Addressed an issue where transform tools would show an offset when previewing clip proxies in the Fusion page
- Addressed an issue where setting the soft edge of the mask tool to fast gaussian would produce incorrect results
- Addressed an issue where changing the viewer gain or gamma values would not work when drawing a polygon shape in the Fusion page
- Addressed an issue with audio artifacts when previewing sections of audio clips with FairlightFX or audio plugins applied
- Addressed an issue with audio discontinuity when the bypass state is toggled for FairlightFX with latency
- Addressed an issue where inserting an audio clip past another clip with crossfades would sometimes add a crossfade to the new clip
- Addressed an issue where opening the Aux dialog and deleting Aux buses would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where track formats for nested timeline buses would sometimes not be loaded correctly on the Fairlight page
- Addressed an issue where the fade to playhead actions would not work correctly in the Fairlight page on macOS and Linux
- Addressed an issue where dragging the playhead to the start of the Fairlight timeline would not work correctly when audio scrubbing was enabled
- Addressed an issue where markers would not be shown in the Fairlight index in thumbnail mode
- Addressed an issue where the mark clip action would not work correctly in the Fairlight page
- Addressed an issue where rendering long multi-channel WAV files would sometimes produce incomplete clips
- Addressed an issue where installing the Fairlight Studio Utility would restart the system without prompting the user
- Addressed an issue when handling certain controls in Tangent Elements panels
- Addressed an issue where performing reconform from bins would sometimes cause a crash

General performance and stability improvements:

Minimum system requirements for Windows:
- Windows 10 Creators Update
- 16 GB of system memory is recommended and 32 GB is recommended minimum when using Fusion
- Blackmagic Design Desktop Video version 10.4.1 or later
- NVIDIA/AMD/Intel GPU Driver version – As required by your GPU
- RED Rocket-X Driver 2.1.34.0 and Firmware 1.4.22.18 or later
- RED Rocket Driver 2.1.23.0 and Firmware 1.1.18.0 or later
- Blackmagic Design Desktop Video version 10.4.1 or later
- NVIDIA/AMD Driver version – As required by your GPU
- RED Rocket-X Driver 2.1.34.0 and Firmware 1.4.22.18 or later
- RED Rocket Driver 2.1.23.0 and Firmware 1.1.18.0 or later


DaVinci Resolve 15.2

Key new features:
- 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

Edit:
- Improved Edit timeline performance and responsiveness
- Support for improved visual animations when editing the timeline on the Edit page
- Support for displaying duplicate frame ranges for clips on the timeline on the Edit page
- Support for viewing inspector properties for the highest visible clip under the playhead in the Edit timeline when there is no active selection
- Support for viewer overlay controls for the highest visible clip under the playhead in the Edit timeline when there is no active selection
- Support for marking a clip within a compound clip or a timeline in the source viewer
- Support for cleaning up and flattening video tracks on the Edit timeline
- Support for resizing audio transitions to sub-frame boundaries
- Support for setting ease-in and ease-out on keyframes from the keyframe context menu in the Edit and Fairlight page inspectors
- Support for setting ease-in and ease-out on keyframes from the keyframe context menu in the Edit timeline
- Support for temporarily toggling snapping while scrubbing the playhead by invoking the snapping shortcut in the Edit timeline
- Support for defining characters per second thresholds to highlight non-conforming subtitle captions in the inspector
- Support for automatically enabling dynamic zoom when on-screen controls are modified on the Edit page
- Support for timeline indicators for clips with updated grades or compositions in collaborative projects
- Support for toggling the visibility of retime controls and retime curves by invoking the context menu or the shortcut in the Edit timeline
- Support for fast timecode entry in clip attributes, marker dialog, new timeline, render settings and other timecode widgets
- Support for quickly accessing recent undo/redo actions from the Edit menu
- Improved results when performing transitions on clips being composited with other layers
- Improved behavior when using the Push video transition on a title clip

Fusion:
- Improved scripting API support with ability to import and export Fusion compositions
- Support for GPU acceleration for the Trails tool in the Fusion page

Color:
- Support for ResolveFX Beauty in DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Support for ResolveFX Blanking Fill for portrait videos
- Support for ResolveFX ACES Transform
- Support for ResolveFX Gamut Limiter
- Support for bypassing a mixer node input by disabling the node connected to that input
- Support for option to export gallery stills using the still label name
- Support for Camera RAW controls for Canon and Panasonic clips from the DaVinci Resolve Advanced and Mini panels
- Support for clipping output gamut to a different display gamut
- Support for an ST.2084 3000 nits gamma option in Resolve Color Management
- Support for improved color matching using color charts
- Support for OpenFX extension for a plugin to describe itself as not spatially aware
- Check Developer Documentation in the Help menu for more details
- Support for including non-spatially aware OpenFX plugins when generating LUTs on the Color page
- Support for including the ResolveFX Color Transform plugin when generating LUTs on the Color page
- Support for importing Dolby Vision metadata for clips in the Color page Dolby Vision option menu
- Support for previewing tone mapping using embedded, imported or custom metadata for Dolby Vision IMF clips
- Support for for up to 64 controls when creating DCTLs
- Updated OpenFX developer documentation with OpenFX 1.4 samples
- Updated OpenFX developer documentation with temporal frame access samples
- Updated OpenFX developer documentation with transition sample
- Improved support for handling aspect ratios for various ResolveFX plugins
- Improved support for handling UI overlays for projects with output scaling applied
- Improved behavior when closing Power Curve Windows drawn on the Color page

Fairlight:
- Support for VCA groups
- Support for FairlightFX Multiband Compressor
- Support for FairlightFX Stereo Fixer
- Support for customizable test tones and noise generation from the Fairlight menu
- Support for selecting and modifying audio transitions
- Support for navigating the Fairlight timeline using timecode entry
- Support for setting audio monitoring output delay in system preferences
- Support for indicating clips with changed inspector properties on the Fairlight timeline
- Support for applying a FairlightFX plugin to multiple selected audio clips
- Support for additional Fairlight Audio Accelerator IO settings on Windows
- Support for Fairlight Audio Interface RS-422 9-Pin serial control on Windows
- Support for Talkback using the Fairlight Audio Accelerator on Windows
- Support for Fairlight MADI expander for the Fairlight Audio Accelerator on Windows
- Support for additional Fairlight edit operations including cut or copy the head or tail of the current clip from the Edit menu
- Improved playback performance when performing audio automation
- Improved handling of custom multi-channel format mappings for Audio FX

Media and Deliver:
- Support for decoding Panasonic 8K SHV clips in DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Support for hardware accelerated encoding of H.264 and H.265 using specific NVIDIA GPUs on DaVinci Resolve Studio; Windows and Linux only
- Support for hardware accelerated encoding of H.264 and H.265 using Intel Quick Sync on supported hardware on DaVinci Resolve Studio; Windows only
- Support for decoding Canon RMF clips using the Canon SDK
- Support for encoding Dolby Vision version 4 metadata in IMF renders
- Support for creating a subclip from a Media Pool clip marker
- Support for clip usage indicators in the Media Pool clip thumbnail for the active timeline
- Support for a clip usage listing in the Media Pool clip context menu for the active timeline
- Support for showing usage indicators for clips inside a compound clip on the active timeline
- Support for adding flags to clips when focused on the source viewer
- Support for duplicating media pool clips and current timelines from the Edit menu
- Support for a toggle control for switching between single and dual pane mode in Media Pool on the Edit page
- Support for storing the alpha channel in optimized media for clips with an embedded alpha channel
- Support for an option to render alpha channel either as straight or premultiplied when rendering individual clips
- Support for Sony XAVC Long GOP encoding on DaVinci Resolve Studio
- Support for Episode and Chapter in content metadata options for IMF exports

Cintel:
- Improved sub-pixel stabilization
- Support for storing Cintel settings with each DaVinci Resolve project
- Support for single frame captures
- Addressed an issue with debayering artefacts that would sometimes affect pixel highlights
- Addressed an issue with incorrect audio sync offsets when using Capture Now

General:
- Support for a visual keyboard shortcut mapping 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 adding, editing and exporting custom keyword sets from the keyword dictionary in the Workspace menu
- Support for live save and backups for unsaved projects
- Support for remembering the last used locations in the file browser for various import and export operations
- Support for collaborating on projects in a PostgreSQL database with machines across multiple subnets
- Support for toggling Mute and Dim in all pages from the Fairlight application menu
- Support for configuring the gallery path during project import by Alt/Option-clicking Import Project
- Improved organization of System Preferences with a new section for decode options
- Support for easyDCP on Linux

Issues Addressed:
- Addressed an issue where reading file and folder paths of more than 200 characters on Windows systems would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where project thumbnails would sometimes not be correctly saved
- Addressed an issue where deleting gallery stills would be slow when Live Save was enabled
- Addressed an issue where dragging media into a new project to create a timeline would not prompt for setting the project frame rate
- Addressed an issue where importing older DaVinci Resolve projects would sometimes ignore static keyframes from OpenFX plugins
- Addressed an issue where opening an older DaVinci Resolve project with a lens flare plugin would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where older projects would sometimes show incorrect node cache previews
- Addressed an issue where importing a Final Cut Pro XML would not preserve audio transitions
- Addressed an issue where copying a project in collaboration mode would sometimes not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where clips in locked bins could be replaced in a collaboration project
- Addressed an issue where in and out points could be modified for clips in locked bins in a collaboration project
- Addressed an issue where dragging a folder to the media pool would not add any subtitle elements inside the folders
- Addressed an issue where adding a flag to a media pool clip and undoing would not refresh correctly
- Addressed an issue when adding clip and marker keywords on Linux
- Addressed an issue where keyword suggestions would not work correctly in the marker dialog
- Addressed an issue where the subtitle characters per second count in inspector would not be calculated correctly
- Addressed an issue where track destination hotkeys would not allow setting the destination to the last track
- Addressed an issue where disabling freeze frame on an edited clip would restore the clip to a wrong media offset
- Addressed an issue where selecting clips forward or backward would not work correctly when audio layers are present
- Addressed an issue where keyframe controls would be shown for ResolveFX and OpenFX controls that did not support keyframes
- Addressed an issue where holding down the Alt/Option key during playback or trimming would affect performance
- Addressed an issue where adding markers to adjacent timeline frames would behave incorrectly on the Edit timeline
- Addressed an issue where adding or removing audio track layers would sometimes not correctly update the track heights
- Addressed an issue where enabling selection follows playhead and dragging a sound library clip to the timeline would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where Text+ titles would not show all typeface options for some fonts
- Addressed an issue where duration markers created from in/out durations would not align correctly
- Addressed an issue where decomposing compound clips would not work correctly when the Edit timeline would have in and out marks
- Addressed an issue where transitions between Fusion clips with an alpha channel would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where setting fade in or fade out handles for a clip with an alpha channel would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where adding MediaIn nodes to a Fusion composition and deleting the underlying media pool clip would not invalidate the MediaIn node correctly
- Addressed an issue where previewing Fusion compositions with BSpline nodes would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where some Fusion settings changes would not be reflected correctly on Fusion generators
- Addressed an issue where some Fusion UI settings changes would not be persisted correctly across application restarts
- Addressed an issue where playing back PSD files would sometimes cause the application to hang
- Addressed an issue where adding a mask to a Fusion composition with a background node would show incorrect background colors
- Addressed an issue where canceling a Saver node render would repeatedly display a confirmation dialog
- Addressed an issue with monitoring dual HDR/SDR outputs where both outputs would sometimes show the HDR image
- Addressed an issue where trying to grade a locked node would incorrectly reset node cache
- Addressed an issue where clip filter controls would sometimes be shown on the clip thumbnails area in the Color page in dual screen mode
- Addressed an issue where resetting primary controls in Log mode would not correctly refresh some controls
- Addressed an issue where switching between nodes in the Color page would not correctly refresh the node sizing controls
- Addressed an issue where applying ResolveFX Color Stabilizer would sometimes result in darkened image frames
- Addressed an issue where a warp point could not be created when applying ResolveFX Warper on a Fusion composition
- Addressed an issue where the Camera RAW ISO control for CinemaDNG clips would not reflect the correct value on the DaVinci Resolve Mini panel
- Addressed an issue where the Camera RAW temperature and tint controls could not be changed from the DaVinci Resolve Mini panel
- Addressed an issue where older GoPro CineForm clips would sometimes be decoded incorrectly
- Addressed an issue where ResolveFX and OpenFX plugins used on the timeline node graph would sometimes not be applied
- Addressed an issue where the Color page thumbnail indicator for clip color would sometimes be inconsistent with the clip color as shown in the Edit timeline
- Addressed an issue where grades could be reset on a locked node in the Color page
- Addressed an issue where default trims were incorrectly being applied instead of interpolated trims when using Dolby Vision external CMUs
- Addressed an issue where copying grades with preserved nodes would incorrectly reset ResolveFX or OpenFX on the preserved nodes
- Addressed an issue where copying grades with preserved nodes would invalidate the cache for those nodes
- Addressed an issue where stills captured in proxy mode with center crop would be captured with blanking
- Addressed an issue where moving a clip with and echo or reverb applied would sometimes result in glitches during playback through its original position
- Addressed an issue where opening a project with FairlightFX applied to clips would sometimes preview the effect only on the left channel
- Addressed an issue where the control room monitor gain would not correctly reflect the output
- Addressed an issue where it was possible to add effects or modify mixer properties for locked audio tracks
- Addressed an issue where an audio track listening for sidechain changes would behave incorrectly if subsequently included in a linked group
- Addressed an issue where the effects library would be filtered by transitions and appear blank on the Fairlight page
- Addressed an issue where recording to multi-channel tracks would produce an audio clip with an incorrect number of channels
- Addressed an issue where rendering a marked timeline section using the Pro Tools preset would sometimes result in files without audio
- Addressed an issue where hiding tracks from the Fairlight page track index would sometimes hide the incorrect track
- Addressed an issue with drawing automation curves when the mouse cursor would go outside the bounds of the clip
- Addressed an issue where clips with unicode character names would not display correctly on the Fairlight timeline
- Addressed an issue where changing the video track color in the Fairlight timeline would not change the color of generators and titles on the track
- Addressed an issue with selecting clips after switching pages in the sound library
- Addressed an issue where rendering compound clips in audio only mode as individual clips would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where setting an in-out range in the Deliver page and switching pages would not correctly honor the range for subsequent render jobs
- Addressed an issue where linked audio track formats would be shown incorrectly in the render settings
- Addressed an issue where rendered MXF XAVC clips would not have color space and gamma tagged correctly
- Addressed an issue where embedded CEA-608 subtitles in H.264 clips would be rendered with incorrect durations
- Addressed an issue where rendering embedded CEA-608 subtitles would incorrectly show errors for some multiline captions
- Addressed an issue where switching IMF profile levels on the Deliver page would not always update the bitrate to match
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.1.2

New:
- Addressed an issue where starting DaVinci Resolve would cause a crash on some CUDA enabled Windows laptops with integrated graphics
- Addressed an issue where the viewer would flash between video and data levels during playback on some systems running on CUDA
- 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
- Pre-installation Notes
- Support for decoding and encoding of easyDCP formats is not currently available on Linux


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 15.1

Key new features:
- Support for decoding Blackmagic RAW clips from Blackmagic Design cameras
- Support for audio ducking using sidechain compression in track dynamics in the Fairlight page
- Support for round tripping audio clips to third party audio processing applications from the Fairlight timeline
- Support for an IMF preset to generate Netflix IMF deliverables
- Support for creating and delivering supplemental IMF packages
- Support for Photon validation of IMF packages

Fairlight:
- Support for audio ducking using sidechain compression in track dynamics
- Support for round tripping audio clips to third party audio processing applications from the Fairlight timeline
- Support for caching clips with FairlightFX and AudioFX
- Support for bouncing clips with FairlightFX and AudioFX to a new layer
- Support for sub-bus and aux-bus routing in nested timelines
- Support for solo-safe for audio tracks by Cmd/Ctrl+Option/Alt clicking the Solo button in the Fairlight mixer
- Support for pasting attributes to audio tracks
- Support for removing attributes from audio tracks
- Support for Fairlight FX Soft Clipper
- Support for clip level panning in the Edit and Fairlight page inspector

Fusion:
- Support for creating and opening new Fusion compositions from the Media Pool
- Support for Fusion composition generators in the Edit page effects library for creating comps without source media
- Support for Loader nodes in the Fusion node graph
- Support for automatically scaling the frame range sliders to the edit range

Edit:
- Support for showing source timecode overlays for audio and video tracks in the timeline viewer
- Support for displaying clip marker annotations and overlays for the selected clip marker under the playhead
- Support for holding shift while modifying title, transform and dynamic zoom viewer overlays to restrict motion to the vertical or horizontal direction
- Support for an indicator for clips with color grading and Fusion comp updates available in collaborative projects
- Support for actions to update either a single clip or all clips with color grading or Fusion comp updates in collaborative projects
- Support for duplicating multiple selected timelines in the media pool
- Support for displaying the multicam angle name in the timeline, source viewer and the color page clip information
- Support for keywords in clip and timeline markers
- Support for a marker keywords column on the edit index
- Support for exporting subtitle files in project archives
- Support for inserting media pool clips in order of filename when creating a timeline using clips
- Support for importing subclips when importing media from Final Cut Pro 7 XMLs
- Improved freeze-frame behavior to freeze the clip forward from the playhead instead of the whole clip

Color:
- Support for ResolveFX and OpenFX static keyframes from the keyframe context menu
- Support for ACES 1.1
- Support for accessing and selecting from multiple inputs for OpenFX nodes
- Support for modifying temperature and tint values in the Camera Raw widget without needing to manually set white balance to custom
- Improved behavior for the ResolveFX Warper plugin

Media and Deliver:
- Support for decoding Blackmagic RAW clips from Blackmagic Design cameras
- Support for an IMF preset to generate Netflix IMF deliverables
- Support for creating and delivering supplemental IMF packages
- Support for Photon validation of IMF packages
- Support for stereoscopic 3D multi-view EXR files
- Support for encoding per frame timecode metadata in Grass Valley HQ and HQX clips
- Improved layer metadata support when importing PSD images in Fusion

General:
- Improved playback performance on large timelines in a zoomed out state
- Improved performance and interactivity in the Fusion page
- Improved performance of some title templates available in the Effects Library
- Improved thumbnail loading speed when switching bins in the media pool
- Improved scripting support with the ability to import and export Fusion comps
- Support for automatic generation of MD5 media hash lists from Clone Tool operations
- Addressed an issue where searching by marker name or marker notes would not work in thumbnail view
- Addressed an issue where switching multicam angles would not refresh the thumbnails
- Addressed an issue where some edit operations would lead to video transitions being placed outside frame boundaries
- Addressed an issue where turning off stroke for a subtitle would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where the minimum height for audio tracks in the Edit timeline would not be set correctly
- Addressed an issue where subtitle files with overlapping captions would not be imported correctly
- Addressed an issue where compositing compound clips on top of clips with transitions would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where middle-clicking to pan the Edit timeline would sometimes deselect clips
- Addressed an issue where Text+ clip thumbnails would sometimes be shown as media offline
- Addressed an issue where adding a Text+ tool to a power bin would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where selecting a Fusion comp in a Power Bin would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where opening or saving a Fusion macro in the macro editor would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where channel mapping changes for EXR clips on the Fusion page would not be persisted across application restarts
- Addressed an issue where removing curve in the MediaIn tool in sRGB gamma space would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where importing SVG files would incorrectly ignore a user-specified input resolution
- Addressed an issue where the channel chooser would show incorrect labels when multi-channel EXR files were loaded in the Fusion viewer
- Addressed an issue where adding particles would cause the application to hang
- Addressed an issue where enabling motion blur for mask tools in Fusion page would not work correctly
- Addressed an issue where repositioning matte masks of different resolutions in the Fusion viewer would sometimes show incorrect results
- Addressed an issue where some FairlightFX controls with automation would not correctly reflect their automation status
- Addressed an issue where pasting a long clip on the Fairlight timeline would sometimes change the timeline zoom
- Addressed an issue where the Bus format dialog would display the wrong Main bus formats when switching between timelines
- Addressed an issue where adding audio plugins to a linked audio track would behave incorrectly
- Addressed an issue where selecting linked audio tracks for rendering would show the incorrect format
- Addressed an issue where recording audio to linked tracks would record only to the first track in the group
- Addressed an issue where unlinking a linked track group would not retain boom settings
- Addressed an issue where resizing some audio transitions would not work properly
- Addressed an issue where ADR recordings would not be visible when opening older projects
- Addressed an issue where playing back audio files with specific sample rates would result in some artefacts
- Addressed an issue where dragging the scrollbar in the Fairlight timeline in locked playhead mode would cause playback to stop
- Addressed an issue where the mute setting for aux bus sends would not be honored when using the pre-fader option
- Addressed an issue where an audio track would not be automatically disarmed when un-patched
- Addressed an issue where switching to the Fairlight page would sometimes cause an audible pop
- Addressed an issue where adjusting sliders in the CameraRAW palette would not refresh the viewer smoothly
- Addressed an issue where previewing composite modes on a layer mixer node would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where viewing clips with handles with backups and live save enabled would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where the unmix mode and looped playback states would not be persisted across application restarts
- Addressed an issue where toggling Clip, Timeline and Unmix from the DaVinci Resolve Advanced panel would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where the DaVinci Resolve Advanced panel would not work with multiple logins on CentOS 7.3 systems
- Addressed an issue where rippling grades to a group would not work if unmix mode was enabled
- Addressed an issue where performing a flip in Clip Attributes in stereoscopic 3D clips would cause power windows to behave incorrectly
- Addressed an issue where remote grading on clips that have OFX plugins applied would sometimes cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where duplicating a timeline with a shared node would not correctly copy the shared node
- Addressed an issue where Quicktime files rendered with Dolby Vision tone mapping would have incorrect colorspace and gamma tags
- Addressed an issue where Resolve was unable to decode some AAC audio clips
- Addressed an issue where rendered 5.1 and 7.1 Linear PCM audio would not have the correct channel mapping metadata
- Addressed an issue where importing some projects from older versions of DaVinci Resolve would cause a crash
- Addressed an issue where projects inside a folder in Project Manager could not be loaded using scripting API
- General performance and stability improvements


DaVinci Resolve 15.0.1
- Change log not available for this version


DaVinci Resolve 15.0
- Change log not available for this version


DaVinci Resolve 14.3.1
- Change log not available for this version


DaVinci Resolve 14.3.0
Important Information regarding Database Management:
- DaVinci Resolve 14.3 requires a database upgrade from DaVinci Resolve 14.2.1 and previous versions. We strongly recommend that you backup your existing databas


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