How to increase real-time playback in DaVinci Resolve
Creative decision-making on a stuttering timeline is no fun. Luckily, Resolve has the technology to help you beat the real-time blues!
In this webinar, colorist & Mixing Light contributor Jason Bowdach explores everything you need to know about improving your playback performance within DaVinci Resolve. It doesn’t matter if you’re working on a high-powered server or an older laptop or in the free version of Resolve.
By the end of this webinar, you learn:
- Why real-time playback is important and how to judge playback performance within DaVinci Resolve.
- An explanation of multiple performance optimization features offered in Resolve, such as caching, optimized media, performance mode, and proxy mode.
- How to choose your type of storage for cache files?
- How do you develop a performance-optimization strategy for your specific workflow and hardware?
- Are there performance optimizations differences between the Mac and PC versions of DaVinci Resolve?
- How Resolve allows you to work with Optimized media or Proxy resolutions while defaulting to high-quality renders on the Render page.
- What is the difference between Smart Cache and User Cache?
- How do you decide which nodes to set as Node Cache?
- Tips for caching the output of the Fusion and Color pages.
- How you can mix and match optimization strategies for best results.
- What does it mean if you run out of GPU Memory?
- Tips on selecting the ‘Performance Mode’ options in Resolve preferences.
- How does caching interact with RAW media settings?
- How to discover what project a set of render cache folders is for?
- Deleting, archiving, and cleaning up optimized and render cache media.