DaVinci Resolve's powerful professional non-linear editing and world class color correction tools, along with advanced media management and live on
set tools, make it perfect to use as the hub of your entire creative workflow! Each page inDaVinci Resolve 12is
logically organized into work areas for each stage in the post production workflow.
Grading Live On Set Now post production can begin during production! Cinematographers
and colorists on set can use Resolve Live to grade real time video direct from the camera. You get the full creative power of primaries, secondaries, power windows and more!DaVinci Resolve 12Live can help you confirm lighting and camera angles on set and lets you save looks that can be applied to you
camera RAW files during grading. That means you save time in production and in post because you can see exactly how your shots
are going to look when finished!
Feature Film and Post Production When you have the world's most demanding clients you need to be able to work quickly and handle any challenge they present you
with! OnlyDaVinci Resolve 12has the image quality, scalable power, performance and incredible award winning
control panel that can keep up with you when clients are in the room working with you.DaVinci Resolve 12handles more
native camera files and video formats than any other real time system, that means you can edit and grade virtually any type of footage in real time! That's whyDaVinci Resolve 12has been used on more high end feature films, television commercials, music videos and episodic productions than
any other system!
Collaborative Editing and Grading Now you can have an editor and multiple colorists working on the same timeline simultaneously! DaVinci Resolve 12 lets an editor and
multiple colorists on different workstations share the same timeline and work in tandem as they complete shots. A colorist could be pulling a key or tracking windows while another colorist
fine tunes grades that are immediately updated as the editor edits. The DaVinci Resolve 12 collaborative workflow lets your creative team break down a large job into parts they can each work on
Editing and Grading for Photographers If you're a photographer turned cinematographer shooting video with your DSLR or a Blackmagic Cinema Camera, DaVinci Resolve 12 has new
RAW image and color grading controls that are familiar to photographers. Now you can adjust images quickly and precisely or even use a color chart to automatically balance your footage! You
get the highest possible quality editing and grading because you're working from your camera original files without conversion! DaVinci Resolve 12 solves the single frame limitations of photo enhancement
systems and gives photographers advanced real time editing and color correction features that are quick to learn and easy to use.
Remote Grading The unique remote grading features of DaVinci Resolve 12 mean that
clients can choose their favorite colorist for the job, no matter where they are in the world! Using a regular internet connection, a colorist on one side of the world can remotely control and grade on
another system containing the same media. With remote grading, a colorist in London or LA can collaborate and show his work to a Director in New York, Tokyo or anywhere else at full quality, all
in real time!
Multi Camera Productions Multi camera productions like situation comedies, reality TV and soap operas have a unique and fast pace workflow that require
multiple source cameras to playback simultaneously so the editor can cut on the fly. DaVinci Resolve's new multi-cam tool makes it easy to sync multiple cameras manually using marked points or
automatically using timecode or audio waveforms. You can then switch cameras just as if it is being cut live with the added benefit of being able to go back and refine the cut with b-roll,
alternate takes from a dress rehearsal or intercut with other multi-cam timelines!
Episodic Television Episodic television schedules are some of the fastest and most
gruelling in the industry. Imagine having to grade over 900 shots for a show every day! DaVinci Resolve's compatibility with editing systems lets colorists start grading before the final edit is
complete. Every time changes are made in editorial they can be sent to DaVinci Resolve and the timeline will update automatically. Colorists don't have to rebuild the project every time the edit
changes. That means you can work right up to the on air deadline and deliver the final master as soon as you have completed your grade!
Invented in partnership with Hollywood studios,DaVinci Resolve 12has been the standard in post production for over 30 years. DaVinci Resolve 12 is the real time grading system that's
been used worldwide on more feature films, episodic television productions, commercials, independent films and music videos than any other. DaVinci color correction is the difference that makes high end work so breathtaking!
Unlimited Grades DaVinci Resolve 12 uses node based processing where each node can have color correction, power windows and effects. Nodes are similar
to layers, but more powerful because you can join unlimited nodes sequentially or in parallel. That means you can combine grades, effects, mixers, keys and even plug-ins in any order to create
limitless color effects and unique looks. If things get too crowded you can collapse multiple nodes into a single compound node then save it to your Gallery as a "look" to be used on other scenes!
Grading from RAW Files Cinematographers will love the camera RAW palette in DaVinci Resolve 12. You get high quality de-bayer with highlight recovery,
white balance, color space and gamma controls, along with adjustments for fine tuning exposure, color temperature, tint, sharpness and more so that you have virtually unlimited creative
control over RAW images. Now you can take advantage of the full wide dynamic range of RAW images and pull the maximum detail out of the highlights, shadows, and mid tones in real time!
Powerful Primaries Great color correction starts with a well balanced image. Get perfect looking images with the world's most powerful primary color
corrector for setting lift, gamma and gain with the control and precision ofDaVinci Resolve 12's unique YRGB color
space and ACES 1.0. Primary controls include shadows, mid tones and highlight log controls with offset.
Precision Secondaries Target specific colors or areas of the image with DaVinci's precision secondary color correctors. Precise HSL, RGB color and
LUM qualification lets you target specific areas of the image. With the new advanced 3D keyer in DaVinci Resolve 12, you simply drag over an area to instantly pull a clean key and isolate areas in a
shot. For the most complex grades and multi layer effects, the enhanced Matte Finesse controls ensure everything blends seamlessly.
Automatic Color Match Whether your footage was shot on film, video or is RAW, DaVinci Resolve 12's Color Match can automatically give you a primary base
grade by analyzing shots containing standard color charts! Color Match lets you set the source gamma, target gamma and target color space for the chart used in your shot. Simply use the chip grid to
identify the color chip chart and Resolve will automatically balance the shots, even if they were shot on different cameras, under different lighting conditions and with different color temperatures!
Automatic Shot Matching DaVinci Resolve 12 features powerful new shot matching tools to help you get started with creative grading faster than ever before.
Simply select similar clips, like shots from different angles of the same scene, and DaVinci Resolve will analyze the image and color data to give you balanced images that match across each of
the shots. From there, you can begin to customize each individual clip and start the creative grading process.
Power Windows™ Invented by DaVinci, Power Windows revolutionized grading by
letting you isolate specific areas in the image. You can create an unlimited number of Power Windows using circular, linear, gradient and PowerCurve shapes and then combine them using matte and mask
controls. Windows can automatically follow objects in the image using Resolve's built in multi point tracker!
Image Stabilization and 3D Tracking DaVinci Resolve 12 includes the world's most powerful 3D tracker
for locking Power Windows™ to on screen objects with highly accurate perspective matching. Tracking is automatic so you don't have to waste time generating keyframes. You can also use the
tracker to stabilize images and clean up shots that would otherwise be unusable!
Optical Quality Reframing When you need to reframe a shot, it's vital that you don't lose image quality. DaVinci Resolve 12 includes optical quality sub
pixel processing so when you reframe, zoom or even rotate a shot, quality is retained. This lets you fix shots in full quality.
RGB Mixing For extreme looks and innovative creative styles, DaVinci Resolve 12 supports RGB mixer grading to control individual red, green and
blue gain for each color channel, blend and mix channels. You can even swap inputs for extreme effects or make sections of your image monochrome.
Real Time 3D Stereoscopic Grading and Editing When you are working on a 3D stereoscopic project it's important to be able to match the grade on both eyes and bring everything into
perfect alignment! DaVinci Resolve will edit, grade and display 3D stereoscopic timelines in real time. You can perform side by side, line by line, checkerboard and anaglyph comparison between eyes and
use automatic 3D alignment tools to remove slight color or image alignment errors between cameras on 3D rigs. Adjust convergence pan, tilt and zoom and immediately see the results. You can even
begin with a 2D timeline and copy all the grades to the other eye ready for trimming. Move Grades Between Systems DaVinci Resolve 12 can grade and finish projects that were started
in Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro CC and more! DaVinci Resolve also supports ASC color decision lists including full slope, offset, power and saturation metadata. As all CDL
events are synchronized with EDL events you can import basic grading decisions made on other systems for final grading and delivery from within Resolve. DaVinci Resolve is more compatible
with popular editing and grading systems than any other solution.