Uploading & Editing Same Files

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James McDonagh

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Uploading & Editing Same Files

PostThu Jun 17, 2021 12:27 pm

Hello,

I am planning on starting a new project on DaVinci. I'm also planning on uploading my files to Dropbox. My question is: can I do both at the same time? As in, can I edit the film on DaVinci while simultaneously uploading the files to Dropbox? The files are on an external SSD drive. BRAW.
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Re: Uploading & Editing Same Files

PostSat Jun 19, 2021 7:39 am

You can. Editing never changes your originals.
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Re: Uploading & Editing Same Files

PostSat Jun 19, 2021 12:30 pm

Uli Plank wrote:You can. Editing never changes your originals.


I know editing doesn't change the originals. I meant is there a tech problem using Resolve and Dropbox on the same files at the same time.
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Re: Uploading & Editing Same Files

PostSat Jun 19, 2021 4:17 pm

In theory it will just slow everything down. But since uploading will probably be pretty slow if you don't have a very fast connection, you may not even notice much.
Don't approach Resolve with your expectations from other NLEs! They are all different.
Resolve Studio 17.2.2 and Fusion Studio 17.2.1, macOS 11.5
iMac 2017 Radeon Pro 580 8 GB VRAM, 32 GB, eGFX Breakway RX 580
Mac mini M1, 16 GB RAM

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