Blackmagic Design has released an updated version of DaVinci Resolve, enabling customers to use the colour correction software with Apple’s Macbook Retina technology.

DaVinci Resolve 9.1 also includes support in XML for FCP X Audition, while improvements in mixed frame rate XML are intended to allow better collaboration between Resolve, FCP X and Final Cut Pro 7 projects. Also, Resolve can now be used with Blackmagic’s DeckLink 4K Extreme capture card.

9.1 features include: 

  • Support for Apple Macbook Retina technology
  • Support in XML for FCP X Audition
  • Improved XML integration for better workflows between Resolve, FCP X and Final Cut Pro 7
  • Integration with DeckLink 4K Extreme
  • CinemaDNG Input Device Transform (IDT) for grading Raw images in ACES workflows
  • Ability to generate new AAF for MXF audio renders
  • Improved chase audio feature allowing specification in either frames or seconds
  • Support for timeline audio when PowerMastering
  • Playback support for Sony Raw F55/F5 files
  • Improved rendering times for Sony CineAlta SStP files
  • Playback support for the Red Mysterium-X Monochrome sensor (software decode only)
  • Playback and render support for DNxHD 100
  • New ASC CDL metadata extraction from ARRIRAW headers
  • Matte clips can now be assigned to multiple clips in the Media Pool
  • Red Rocket can now be disabled from Preferences
  • NTSC DV playback supports both 4X3 and 16x9 aspect ratios

DaVinci Resolve 9.1 for Mac, Windows and Linux is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website free of charge for existing full feature DaVinci Resolve customers.

DaVinci Resolve Lite 9.1 public beta is available for both Mac OS X and Windows and is free to all users.