Blackmagic Design released DaVinci Resolve update to version 16.2.2 which brings various improvements and fixes like support for exporting .srt files without formatting, support for RED 7.3.1 SDK, ability to assign frame rate on YouTube, Vimeo and Frame.io renders and more.
Blackmagic Design first announced DaVinci Resolve 16 at last year’s NAB. You can take a look at our article with the Resolve 16 first feature demo video here. Since then, Resolve 16 received a few updates already. Now Blackmagic Design announced the 16.2.2 version with few interesting updates and fixes. Let’s take a look at what has been improved.
DaVinci Resolve 16.2.2
According to Blackmagic Design, the new DaVinci Resolve 16.2.2 Studio improves performance and addresses a few issues based on customer feedback.
This is an overview of all the improvements and fixes included in DaVinci Resolve 16.2.2 update:
- Hardware-accelerated H.265 Main10 renders on supported Macs.
- Blackmagic RAW clip LUT name can now be viewed in clip metadata.
- Ability to assign frame rate on YouTube, Vimeo and Frame.io renders.
- Support for marking Frame.io comments in markers as complete.
- Nudge keyboard actions can be used in the sync clip dialog.
- Support for exporting .srt files without formatting.
- Support for RED 7.3.1 SDK.
- Support for the Rec.709-A gamma option for QuickTime player compatibility.
- Preference to automatically tag Rec.709 clips as Rec.709-A.
- Addressed level shifts playing some short H.264 clips on Mac systems.
- Addressed loss of audio transition when trimming clips in the timeline.
- Addressed issues with stabilization not being available in the inspector.
- Addressed issues with incorrect channel order for audio waveform display.
- Addressed an issue with previewing in Fusion when in proxies mode.
- Addressed an issue with using reference sizing with timeline wipe.
- Addressed an issue with aspect ratio metadata in some MXF renders.
- Multiple performance and stability improvements.
Price and Availability
As always with DaVinci Resolve, this update is available for free for existing customers in both free Resolve and in paid Resolve Studio. Both macOS X and Windows versions can be downloaded from Blackmagic Design Support Page.
Blackmagic Design recommends backing up all active databases and current projects before upgrading to this release. They encourage all users to update Resolve 16 systems to version 16.2.2.
Do you use DaVinci Resolve 16 for your work? Does this update bring any improvement or fix that you experienced? Let us know in the comment section below the article.