Transparency in Davinci Resolve

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Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostWed Sep 11, 2019 5:26 pm

Hey there,

is it possible to use vector graphics in Davinci Resolve? Or is there a option to use pixel based graphics with transparency at least? Which formats are compatible? Sorry, if this comes across as a very basic question, but I'm a beginner and clueless on this question.

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Re: Vector Graphics in Davinci Resolve

PostWed Sep 11, 2019 9:24 pm

I've read that only these formats are supported:
Image format: TIFF, JPEG, MOV, TGA, BMP

Is that correct? Have to look into MOV and TGA because the rest does not support transparency...
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostThu Sep 12, 2019 1:47 am

I use PNG with alpha on occasion. It works.
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostThu Sep 12, 2019 4:17 pm

Thanks for the tip! I will look into that.
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostThu Sep 12, 2019 5:05 pm

TIFF (16 bits) is fine. It's a business of choice!

The EXR?With layers??????????the best!
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostThu Sep 12, 2019 7:24 pm

PNG with alpha; TIFF (16 bits)

I did not know that davince resolve takes EXR. Is there a list of all supported image file formats supported by davinci resolve? I want to use EXR since I've heard, it is the best.
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostThu Sep 12, 2019 11:56 pm

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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostFri Sep 13, 2019 7:47 am

Dwaine Maggart wrote:https://documents.blackmagicdesign.com/SupportNotes/DaVinci_Resolve_15_Supported_Codec_List.pdf?_v=1524726738000


This does not work for me:
"Contents
Supported Video Formats and Codecs 2
Supported Video Formats and Codecs types available with Final Cut Pro X installed 8
Supported Audio Formats 11"
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostFri Sep 13, 2019 5:19 pm

? What's not working? The PDF is not opening in your browser?
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostFri Sep 13, 2019 5:29 pm

Dwaine Maggart wrote:? What's not working? The PDF is not opening in your browser?

The PDF adresses Video and Audio compatibility of DaVinci Resolve 15 BETA.Image
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostSat Sep 14, 2019 4:50 am

I believe the document still applies to Resolve 16. I suspect BMD is still working on the Recommended Config document and the Compatible Formats document for Resolve 16, which is in a state of flux.

Transparency works very well with TIFF, PNG, JPEG, MOV (at least ProRes 444), TGA, and BMP. We generally specify 16-bit TIFF for titles and graphics when possible.
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Re: Transparency in Davinci Resolve

PostSat Sep 14, 2019 7:18 am

Thanks for your reply. That is the information I was looking for.

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