DaVinci Resolve 12 beta has been released to the public, and it’s massive amount of new features see Blackmagic Design’s former color correction software evolve into a full blown NLE.
First off, the DaVinci Resolve line is seeing a name change, as the former DaVinci Resolve Lite is now simply DaVinci Resolve. It is still available for free however, with even more powerful features than before. It is described as being “…suitable for independent users working on SD, HD and Ultra HD projects” and for “editors and colorists who need a dependable and professional tool to grow their business”. DaVinci Resolve supports all of the same file formats and has the same exact image quality as DaVinci Resolve Studio.
DaVinci Resolve Studio takes the place of the former ‘DaVinci Resolve’ and is $995. It includes support for multiple GPUs, 4K output, motion blur effects, temporal and spatial noise reduction, 3D stereoscopic tools, remote rendering, and collaboration tools that let multiple users work on the same project at the same time. DaVinci Resolve 12 Studio is recommended for professional studios and collaborative workgroups.
The massive list of updates in DaVinci Resolve 12 includes:
DaVinci Resolve 12 is now in open beta, available for all to download and provide feedback. The final release is projected to be late August 2015, and will be available for free for all DaVinci Resolve customers.
For more information, see the video above, press release below, and visit www.BlackmagicDesign.com/support/family/DaVinci-Resolve
Availability and Price
The DaVinci Resolve Public Beta is available today for download and once beta testing is complete, the main final release of DaVinci Resolve 12 will be available in later August timeframe for download from the Blackmagic Design website free of charge for all current DaVinci Resolve customers.