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DaVinci Resolve Beta 4 is now live.

The long awaiting Davinci Resolve 16 Beta has arrived (now onto Beta V4) and it brings a whole host of new and exciting features as well as the usual bug fixes and performance upgrades.

If you don't already know, one of the great new features of Davinci Resolve 16 is the Cut page. This new page is an alternative edit page designed for editors who need to edit fast. It features a streamlined interface with new tools such as Intelligent Edit Modes, Dual Timelines and Source Tapes.

Check out our video below where we take you on a tour of this brand new edit page:

In my opinion, it's an excellent additional to the already excellent Davinci Resolve. Now is a great time to give Davinci Resolve a go if you're in need of a feature-rich, powerful and completely free video editing suite.

You can download yourself (for free remember) directly from the Blackmagic Design website here: Https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve/

So what else is new in Beta 4? Well there's a fair amount actually.

What's New in DaVinci Resolve 16.0b4

  • Support for copying and pasting clips and edits across timelines and projects at different frame rates

  • Support for a moving playhead option in the Cut page

  • Support for adding crossfades to clips on the Fairlight page Support for applying presets to Fairlight buses for equalizer, dynamics, plugins and channel setup

  • Support for Fairlight PCIe Audio Accelerator drivers on macOS

  • Support for tagging the video monitoring signal with Rec.2020 color space information based on the output color space

  • Support for copying and pasting nodes with the Blackmagic Design Advanced panels using the first two keys under the left-most trackball

  • Support for toggling between rectified and non-rectified waveforms for audio clips in Media Storage and Media Pool

  • Support for using the R key shortcut to access the change clip speed controls on Cut and Edit pages

  • Support for using the A key shortcut to auto color the selected clip in the Cut, Edit and Color pages

  • Support for displaying line and rectangle annotations from Frame.io markers as viewer overlays

  • Improved stabilization behavior for clips with rotation specified in clip attributes

  • Improved timeline render caching behavior to include output Super Scale settings

  • Improved YouTube render settings with the ability to specify description, visibility and category

  • Improved AVI support with ability to decode BGRA clips

  • Improved handling of edit sizing in new projects with edit sizing applied to clips after Fusion effects

Issues addressed in DaVinci Resolve 16.0b4

  • Addressed multiple issues with handling images with alpha channels in ACES and Resolve color management workflows

  • Addressed an issue where rendering individual clips at source resolution would not work correctly

  • Addressed an issue with connecting to shared PostgreSQL databases using Project Server access key files if the server had multiple local network connections

  • Addressed an issue where upgrading to DaVinci Resolve 16 would not update the Blackmagic Design Advanced panels firmware correctly on macOS systems

  • Addressed an issue where creating new projects with the option to release video I/O hardware when not in focus enabled would sometimes cause a crash

  • Addressed an issue where the order of nested scripting folders would not be reflected correctly in the application menu

If you want to see everything that's new in Davinci Resolve 16, check out this post here from the official Blackmagic Forums: https://forum.blackmagicdesign.com/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=92688&sid=71585de996688870141e342118d9a279

Cheers folks and happy editing,


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