FREMONT, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagicdesign.com) announced a number of new product updates recently, including the public beta version of DaVinci Resolve 17, which incorporates more than 100 new features and 200 improvements.
Some of Resolve 17’s new features include a new HDR grading tools, redesigned primary controls and AI based magic mask capabilities. On the sound side, the Fairlight page receives updates to mouse and keyboard edit selection tools so users can work faster, along with Fairlight Audio Core and FlexBus, a next generation audio engine and busing architecture that supports up to 2,000 tracks. Additionally, composites created in Fusion can now be used as an effect, title or transition on the edit and cut pages.
The free version of DaVinci Resolve now includes the multi user collaboration tools previously available in DaVinci Resolve Studio ($299). That means multiple users can all be working on the same project at the same time, for free.
Blackmagic Design also introduced the DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor, a $295 keyboard for Resolve's cut page that allows for faster editing. The Speed Editor is a combination of integrated hardware and software and provides users with a control for each edit function. It also allows users to perform multiple tasks at the same time.
For a limited time, customers who purchase DaVinci Resolve Studio from a Blackmagic Design reseller will get the DaVinci Resolve Speed Editor free of charge.