Release of DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 & 17.1 Public Beta 6

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Release of DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 & 17.1 Public Beta 6

PostMon Dec 21, 2020 5:19 am

We are pleased to announce the release of DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 Public Beta 6, as well as DaVinci Resolve Studio 17.1 Public Beta 6, the universal app supporting M1 powered Macs. The DaVinci Resolve 17.1 releases are compatible with macOS Big Sur on both platforms, and is initially only available for Mac with Apple M1.

Both releases are no charge updates for existing customers who can download this release from our support page. They are available for download from:
https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/suppor ... and-fusion

Pre-Installation Note:
For those using DaVinci Resolve or DaVinci Resolve Studio on Windows, we strongly recommend uninstalling previous versions prior to installing 17 Public Beta 5 and higher versions. Going forward, all Fairlight, grading and editor keyboard firmware updates will be managed from the DaVinci Control Panels Setup utility.

Important information regarding database management
DaVinci Resolve 17.0 and 17.1 require a database upgrade from DaVinci Resolve 16.2.7 and previous versions. We strongly recommend that you back up your existing database (both DiskDB and PostgreSQL) and then restore that database for the upgrade before upgrading to this release.


What's new in DaVinci Resolve & DaVinci Resolve Studio 17.0 and 17.1 Beta 6

• Addressed an issue with long startup time for systems with lots of audio plugins.
• Addressed an issue with jittery playback for interlaced clips with hardware decoding on Nvidia graphics cards.
• Addressed an issue with mismatching extents for interlaced subclips.
• Addressed an issue with thumbnail resolutions for upgraded v16 projects.
• Addressed an issue with opening projects using Resolve FX 3D Keyer created in 17.0 Beta 1.
• Addressed an issue where media pool entries in the Cut page would sometimes be incorrectly sorted.
• Addressed an issue where undoing an extend edit would sometimes fail for clips with transitions.
• Addressed an issue with external clip mattes overriding media alpha in foreground composite mode.
• Addressed a performance issue with subtitle editing on timelines with lots of subtitles.
• Addressed an issue where HDR outputs could marginally exceed maximum output luminance due to rounding errors.
• Addressed a scaling issue when decoding Sony RAW clips using SLog3 or linear gammas.
• Addressed an issue where copying compositions between Resolve and Fusion would sometimes lose Open FX nodes.
• Addressed an issue with incorrect labels for shape color controls in Fusion.
• Addressed issues with the getclipproperty and gettakebyIndex scripting APIs.
• Updated scripting examples to use new getclipproperty APIs.
• General performance and stability improvements.
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