DaVinci Resolve 17.1 Now Shipping

Blackmagic Design has just released DaVinci Resolve 17.1. The latest version of the software adds universal app support for Macs running Apple M1 or Intel processors, as well as hardware-accelerated encoding and decoding of H.265 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 formats on supported Intel platforms.

Other enhancements include support for GPU decoding of RED clips in OpenCL processing mode, the option to always perform copy and paste actions on selected color nodes alongside more general performance and stability improvements.

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What’s new in DaVinci Resolve 17.1

  • Support for Apple Silicon based Mac OS systems.
  • H.265 4:2:2 hardware decode support on Apple Silicon.
  • H.265 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 Intel decode support in DaVinci Resolve Studio.
  • H.265 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 Intel encode support in DaVinci Resolve Studio.
  • Support for GPU decoding of RED clips in OpenCL processing mode.
  • Option to always perform copy and paste actions on selected color nodes.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

Minimum system requirements for macOS

  • macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • 8 GB of system memory. 16 GB when using Fusion
  • Blackmagic Design Desktop Video version 12.0 or later
  • Integrated GPU or discrete GPU with at least 2GB of VRAM.
  • GPU which supports Metal or OpenCL 1.2.

Minimum system requirements for Windows

  • Windows 10 Creators Update.
  • 16 GB of system memory. 32 GB when using Fusion
  • Blackmagic Design Desktop Video 10.4.1 or later
  • Integrated GPU or discrete GPU with at least 2GB of VRAM
  • GPU which supports OpenCL 1.2 or CUDA 11
  • NVIDIA/AMD/Intel GPU Driver version – As required by your GPU
  • A minimum NVIDIA driver version of 451.82 is recommended.

Minimum system requirements for Linux

  • CentOS 7.3
  • 32 GB of system memory
  • Blackmagic Design Desktop Video 10.4.1 or later
  • Discrete GPU with at least 2GB of VRAM
  • GPU which supports OpenCL 1.2 or CUDA 11
  • NVIDIA/AMD Driver version – As required by your GPU
  • A minimum NVIDIA driver version of 450.51.06 is recommended.

You can download DaVinci Resolve 17.1 for free, or upgrade to DaVinci Resolve Studio 17.1 for $295.

[source: Blackmagic Design]

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