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Blackmagic RAW 1.7 Update and new Davinci Resolve releases plus more.

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March 10, 2020 4:09:19 PM PDT March 10, 2020 4:09:19 PM PDTth, March 10, 2020 4:09:19 PM PDT

What's new in Blackmagic RAW 1.7

macOS and Windows

  • Blackmagic RAW Adobe Premiere Pro plugin general performance and stability improvements.

All platforms

  • Added support for Panasonic EVA1 Blackmagic RAW clips captured by Blackmagic Video Assist.
  • Added support for Canon EOS C300 Mark II Blackmagic RAW clips captured by Blackmagic Video Assist.

What's new in Blackmagic Video Assist 3.1

  • Add Blackmagic RAW recording to the Video Assist 5” 12G HDR and Video Assist 7” 12G HDR
  • Add Digital Slate to the Video Assist 5” 12G HDR and Video Assist 7” 12G HDR
  • Improves HDMI connectivity with some cameras to Video Assist 5” 12G HDR and Video Assist 7” 12G HDR
  • General performance and stability updates to the Video Assist 5” 12G HDR and Video Assist 7” 12G HDR
Download from: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/au/support/family/video-and-audio-monitori  

What's new in DaVinci Resolve 16.2 Free Blackmagic Fairlight Sound Library 1.0 for DaVinci Resolve 16!

Get over 500 royalty-free foley sounds for use with the Fairlight foley sampler in DaVinci Resolve 16. Download now from: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support/family/davinci-resolve-and-fusionFairlight timeline editing toolset improvements.
  • New mouse and keyboard based editing toolset.
  • User adjustable per track scalable waveform display.
  • Keyboard shortcut editing actions now include fade, cut, select and move.
  • Support for alt/option dragging clips to create a clip copy.
  • Support for pasting clips across timelines.
  • Support for bouncing individual audio clips to files.
  • Support for dragging audio clips to separate tracks using modifiers.
  • Support for dragging audio clips to specific positions using modifiers.
  • Support for converting multichannel tracks into linked groups.
  • Support for a user preference to align audio edits to frame boundaries.
  • Support for an action to trim all audio edits to frame boundaries.
Fairlight sound library.
  • Release of the Fairlight sound library installer for foley effects.
  • Support for searching and displaying sound library description metadata.
Effects and plugin management improvements.
  • Automatic sorting of AU and VST audio effects into types and categories.
  • Favourite audio plugins are now displayed at the top of the mixer plugin list.
Additional immersive audio support.
  • Support for MPEG-H bussing and monitoring in DaVinci Resolve Studio.
  • Improved pan and balance including the ability to constrain panning.
Track Index improvements.
  • Support for the edit index in the Fairlight page.
  • Drag selection of tracks, mute, solo and record controls in the track index.
  • Drag and drop reordering of audio tracks in the track index.
AAF import/export improvements.
  • Support for importing AAF sequences as new tracks in an existing timeline.
  • Support for importing AAF sequences with an offset to an existing timeline.
  • Support for importing multichannel tracks from an AAF as linked groups.
  • Support for broadcast wave files when exporting an embedded AAF.
  • Support for exporting audio cross fades and fade handles in AAF files.
Audio mixing improvements.
  • Support for additional notch filters in clip EQ.
  • Support for new FairlightFX Meters.
  • Support for new FairlightFX LFE Filter.
Fairlight Audio Editor improvements.
  • Support for dedicated controls for panning up and down.
  • Support for editing clip EQ.
  • Support for copying and pasting clip EQ.
  • Support for creating and applying presets for clip EQ.
  • Support for adding, managing and custom mapping of plugin parameters.
  • Support for changing relative clip levels.
  • Support for resetting clip levels to unity.
  • Support for editing fade shapes and deleting fades.
  • Support for saving and recalling user defined track view presets.
  • Support for enabling layered audio editing from the desktop audio editor.
  • Support for choosing automation curves from the editor panel or console.
  • Improved behavior when moving track selection with no tracks selected.
  • Support for improved timecode entry and high frame rate timecode.
  • Support for entering relative timecode values.
  • Support for inserting 00 in timecode entry by using the colon key.
  • Support for master spill on console faders.
  • Support for finer adjustment of controls using the mouse or audio editor.
  • Support for media left and media right selection keys.
  • Support for a text-only labels mode.
  • Support for a traditional Fairlight keyboard layout.
Improved support for legacy Fairlight project import.
  • Improved import of EQ, automation and fade from legacy Fairlight projects.
  • Improved speed when importing large legacy Fairlight projects.
Editing improvements.
  • Improved performance when switching to large timelines with many tracks.
  • Support for creating a compound clip from an in-out range in the timeline.
  • Support for previewing timeline audio during live overwrites of video edits.
  • Support for editing individual angles to the timeline from a multi-cam viewer.
  • Support for updating clip duration display while editing in the cut page.
  • Support for a change transition duration dialog.
  • Support for viewing duration in frames or timecode format in the viewers.
  • Support for Fusion transition templates in the edit page.
  • Support for Fusion generator templates in the edit page.
  • Support for timeline view options per system in collaborative projects.
Media Pool improvements.
  • Improved audio track metadata support with support for up to 24 tracks.
  • Support for duplicated clips and timelines being placed in the source bin.
  • Support for sorting media pool clips by date added.
  • Support for showing synced audio filenames in the media pool list view.
  • Support for revealing the media pool location of a clip from a smart bin.
  • Support for a media pool context menu to duplicate clips and timelines.
  • Support for only additional files when repeating media management copies.
Color grading improvements.
  • Multiple stability and usability improvements for collaborative projects.
  • Support for smart filters based on keywords and people metadata tags.
  • Support for modifying primary grade values using numerical values.
  • Support for retaining out of range data when monitoring at video levels.
  • Support for Fusion MediaOut name tooltips on the node graph inputs.
  • Support for feet and frames data burn-in options.
  • Support for disabling output sizing and blanking for individual clip renders.
Scopes improvements.
  • Support option for showing scopes at video level and data level.
  • Support for HLG gamma when using HDR scopes.
  • Support for highlighting the color viewer qualifier position in the scopes.
Codec improvements.
  • Support for Blackmagic RAW SDK 1.7.
  • Support for rendering audio only timelines.
  • Support for decoding 32 bit floating point audio.
  • Improved support for color space and gamma when decoding H.265 clips.
  • Support for displaying EXR codec name based on compression method.
  • Support for overriding the color space and gamma tags in render settings.
  • Support for RED SDK 7.2.1 and decoding clips from the Komodo camera.
  • Support for two new parameters in the RED camera raw settings.
  • Support for REDWideGamut Log3G10 IDT for ACES projects.
  • Support for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III camera.
  • Support for decoding u-Law Audio in QuickTime clips.
  • Support for alpha channel clips with the bypass re-encode option.
Scripting, API and general improvements.
  • Support for running the primary screen as a window in dual screen mode.
  • Improved scripting API with the ability to close an open project.
  • Improved scripting API to set frame rate for media pool clips.
  • Support for new scripting functions to return ordered lists.
  • Support for video monitoring advance and delay on the Fairlight page.
  • Support for GPI/GPO control on the Fairlight Audio Interface.
  • Multiple performance and stability improvements.
Download from: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/au/support/family/davinci-resolve-and-fusion