New Little Features Packing A Punch In DaVinci Resolve 18.1

November 15, 2022

DaVinci Resolve 18.1 is a feature-rich update. Colorist and finisher Joey D'Anna offers his list of impactful features - that aren't obvious.

Resolve 18.1 highlights that Power Users need to know

Resolve 18.1 is the first major feature update to Resolve 18, and as usual, BMD has dropped some incredible, big headline-grabbing features. But they’ve also added dozens of smaller improvements you may not know about!

In this Insight – that’s what we’ll be focusing on, how to use some hidden gems that I found from the release notes. These new features allow you to work faster and more efficiently.

Key takeaways from this Insight

By the end of this Insight, you should understand:

  • Performance improvements for fixed node structures & debayering
  • How to Copy/Paste multiple projects and folders between databases
  • Big Speed Editor improvements on the Edit page
  • New Track and Marker indexes for managing the timeline on the Edit page
  • New view menu layout on the Color page
  • A new warning to protect yourself from making big errors while color grading!
  • Middle-click scroll in the Color page’s thumbnail timeline
  • Filtering by object mask
  • Improvements to ResolveFX alpha usage

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– Joey

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