DaVinci Resolve 18
Hollywood’s most powerful tools for professional editing, color correction, audio post and visual effects!
DaVinci Resolve 18 is the world’s only solution that combines professional 8K editing, color correction, visual effects and audio post production all in one software tool! You can instantly move between editing, color, effects, and audio with a single click. Whether you’re an individual artist, or part of a large team, it’s easy to see why DaVinci Resolve is the standard for high end post production and finishing on more Hollywood feature films, television shows and commercials than any other software.
This free version of DaVinci Resolve 18 includes all of the same high quality 32-bit float YRGB image processing, editing features, visual effects and professional audio tools as DaVinci Resolve 18 Studio. The free version lets you work at up to 60 frames per second and can output SD, HD and Ultra HD resolution files and can also use a maximum of 2 GPUs within MacPro.
DaVinci Resolve 18 features a whole new way of remote collaboration using cloud based workflows! You can host project libraries using Blackmagic Cloud and collaborate on the same timeline, in real time with multiple users all over the world.
Cut Page Editing
Designed for projects with tight deadlines that need to be turned around quickly, the cut page is designed for editing speed. The sync bin and source overwrite tools are the fastest way to edit multi cam programs. You can work faster than ever with dual timelines, source tape and smart editing tools.
Perfect for both offline editorial and online finishing. You get every editing and trimming tool imaginable, stacked and tabbed timelines, multi cam, closed caption and subtitling tools, on screen annotations, faster project loading, 2D and 3D title templates, and dozens of other new features!
Advanced Color Correction
Hollywood’s favorite color corrector keeps getting better! You get advanced HDR primary color grading tools with unlimited secondary corrections, power windows and tracking along with the color warper, LUT support, shared grades, AI camera gyro stabilization, dozens of Resolve FX plugins and more.
Fusion Visual Effects
Fusion gives you a true 3D workspace with over 250 tools for creating feature film quality visual effects and stunning motion graphics! Now you can create sophisticated composites, use vector paint, animate titles, add 3D particles, key, rotoscope and more, all inside of DaVinci Resolve 18!
Fairlight Audio Post
Fairlight is a full blown digital audio workstation with high performance multi track sample level editing and mixing! You get ADR tools, support for sound libraries, audio and video scrollers for quickly syncing sound, a scrolling timeline, normalization and Fairlight FX plugins including a hum remover, de-esser, reverb and more!
Upgrade from this free to the paid version of DaVinci Resolve Studio 18 and you also get automatic facial recognition for face refinement tools, temporal and spatial noise reduction, photorealistic optical quality motion effects, lens flare, lens blur and aperture diffraction. DaVinci Resolve 18 Studio also includes lens distortion correction, high quality de-interlacing, HDR (High Dynamic Range) grading with Dolby Vision support, stereoscopic 3D tools, AI generated object masks and more.
DaVinci Resolve 18 App Store Limitations
The Mac App store version of DaVinci Resolve 18 does not support some external control panels, and may not be compatible with all 3rd party OpenFX or VST plugins. If you need these features, please download DaVinci Resolve 18 from the Blackmagic Design support website.
Current model Mac with Apple silicon (or a discrete GPU in the MacPro with at least 4GB of graphics memory recommended). A fast SSD or hard disk for video, 8GB of system memory, 16GB when using Fusion, Mac OS X 11.x or higher, at least a 1440 x 900 resolution display.
3/23This is the date of the app's last update that we manually reviewed. It may have updated since then — or maybe not.
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