Revamp of editing and vfx system adds new 3D compositing tools and updates audio tools


Blackmagic Design has released a full upgrade of DaVinci Resolve, its professional editing, vfx, motion graphics, colour correction and audio post production software.

DaVinci Resolve 15 adds a new Fusion page with over 250 tools for 3D compositing, and also includes a major update to Fairlight audio.

The full upgrade is now available as a download from the Blackmagic Design website, having been available in beta form in recent months.

DaVinci Resolve 15 combines four applications as different pages in one single piece of software.

The edit page has tools that professional editors need for both offline and online editing, the color page features colour correction tools, the Fairlight audio page is designed specifically for audio post production, and the new Fusion page provides vfx and motion graphics artists tools to create feature film quality effects and animations.

Users can click to instantly move between editing, colour, effects and audio.

DaVinci Resolve 15 Studio is available to own for US$299. There are no annual subscription fees or ongoing licensing costs.

“The public beta of DaVinci Resolve 15 has been download more than any other release, customers have provided incredible feedback, and more high end editors are adopting it faster than ever before,” said Blackmagic Design’s CEO Grant Petty.