DaVinci Resolve Studio (paid version) function list


Is there a list showing the feature differences between DaVinci Resolve Studio (paid version) and the free version?


On July 25, 2022, information was released that summarizes the features of Studio in version 18.0.


Based on an automatic translation of the published material, the information added is as follows.

table of contents

  • General
  • Resolve FX
  • Codec/Third Party License Dependencies


  • Timeline and render resolutions beyond UHD (UHD and 4K are also supported in the free version)
  • Frame rate over 60fps (60fps is also supported in the free version)
  • Audio sample rate of 96kHz or higher (less than 96kHz (e.g. 48kHz) is also supported by the free version)
  • clean feed computer monitor output
  • Integrated workflow/media asset management
  • Encode plugin including alpha channel support
  • DaVinci CTL
  • De-interlacing workflow
  • lens distortion correction
  • Supports projects in stereoscopic 3D. Tools and monitoring
  • 10bit viewer for Mac, Windows and Linux
  • Camera LUT in node
  • remote grading
  • remote rendering
  • Remote monitoring of 444, RGB 10-bit video and audio streams
  • Network connecting advanced panels and mini panels to remote grading systems
  • HDR Finishing Toolset
  • Supports HDR10, HDR10+, Vivid, Dolby Vision workflows and H.265 265 Dolby Vision encoding
  • HDR videoscope support
  • HDR metadata support over HDMI/SDI
  • motion effect
  • spatial noise reduction
  • temporal noise reduction
  • motion blur
  • Davinci Neural Engine
  • super scale
  • magic mask
  • object mask
  • De-interlacing based on Davinci Neural Engine
  • smart reframe
  • scene cut detection
  • power mastering
  • Frame.io compatible
  • Fusion camera tracker
  • Fusion VR Toolset [1]
  • Control scripts from local or remote machines [1]
  • Multiple Red Rockets [1]
  • Multiple image processing GPUs [2]

[1] Not in Mac App Store builds

[2] There are exceptions. Even the free version can use both GPUs from the 2013 Mac Pro.

Resolve FX

  • analog damage
  • aperture diffraction
  • automatic trash removal
  • beautiful skin
  • color adaptation
  • chromatic aberration
  • color stabilizer
  • contrast pop
  • DCTL
  • deflicker
  • Deedsmap
  • detail recovery
  • dust buster
  • face correction
  • pseudo color
  • film grain
  • film halation
  • frame lens blur
  • lens distortion
  • Lens flare
  • lens reflection
  • motion blur
  • motion trail
  • noise reduction
  • object removal
  • patch replacer
  • sharp
  • sharpen the edges
  • stain
  • Soften and sharpen skin
  • Stylize and pencil sketch
  • Surface Tracker 18
  • texture pop
  • tilt shift blur
  • Warper

Codec/Third Party License Dependencies

The codecs supported by DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio vary by version. It depends on version, OS, hardware and driver version. For details, see "Supported Formats and Codec List".

  • H.264 and H.265 hardware accelerated decoding and encoding, Windows limited H.265 profile.
  • 10-bit professional format decoding, platform and format dependent
  • Decode and encode HEIF, J2K HT and Sony XAVC formats
  • Encode Kakadu JPEG2000 and IMF formats without resolution or data rate limitations
  • Dolby Atmos Workflow
  • Immersive audio formats (ADM, 22.2, SMPTE, MPEG-H, Auro 3D, others)
  • B chain support
  • Support for advanced IMF packages

List by command

Please refer to the following article.

Added and corrected based on the translation of www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version).

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