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Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 16.2.4 Update Released

Latest Resolve update brings better Canon EOS R5 and 1DX Mark III Raw debayering

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 16.2
Image by Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design has just released DaVinci Resolve 16.2.4 Update. The latest update comes with improvements relating to the RAW processing of the Canon EOS R5 and 1DX Mark III cameras.

Moreover, Resolve 16.2.4 provides improved debayering support for RAW video clips from Canon 1D X Mark III and EOS R5 cameras, which will give users higher quality images when imported into DaVinci Resolve.

Better RAW Debayering for 1DX Mark III and EOS R5

In addition, the cut page now has more accurate playhead syncing between the timeline, viewer and sync bin. Furthermore, Resolve 16.2.4 includes better tone mapping for HDR projects when performing wipes.

And also, the latest update improves the speed of the Kakadu JPEG 2000 decode in both Linux and Windows. And finally, Blackmagic Design has included support for the latest Blackmagic RAW 1.8.

Canon EOS R5 24-105
Images by Canon / EOS R5 + 24+105mm RF

Here’s Everything New in DaVinci Resolve 16.2.4

  • Support for Blackmagic RAW SDK 1.8.
  • Improved the following:
    • debayering support for EOS-1D X Mark III and EOS R5 raw clips.
    • syncing of playhead between timeline and viewer in the sync bin.
    • tone mapping behaviour when performing wipes in HDR projects.
    • Kakadu JPEG 2000 decode performance on Linux and Windows.
  • Addressed an issue with:
    • cropping the upper track in some scenarios.
    • removing freeze frames in re-timed clips.
    • adjusting volume on a multi-track audio clip.
    • saving the project after moving audio key frames.
    • waveform displays when scrolling the timeline.
    • audio waveforms in sync bin and sync clip window.
    • resetting the MediaIn node in the inspector.
    • trimming still images in the Fusion page.
    • flashing alpha on EXR clips with Fusion comps.
    • aux channels and combiner nodes.
    • slow renders for Fusion custom tools.
    • gradient modifiers applied on colour controls.
  • General performance and stability improvements.

New Features in Blackmagic RAW 1.8 Update

  • Support for BRAW files recorded from the Sigma fp on the Video Assist 12G HDR

To learn more about the latest Resolve update head over to Blackmagic Design’s support pages here.

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