The new update for DaVinci Resolve 16 Beta 2 is now available.

If you're on windows you can click the drop down "Check for Updates..."

davinci resolve check for updates drop down

If you're on MAC you will still need to visit the site to download

https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support/

Everything that was changed.

Issues addressed in beta 2
• Addressed an issue with crashes on startup for some Windows laptops with Intel graphics along with discrete GPUs
• Addressed an issue where opening a new or saved project on some Windows laptops with discrete GPUs would cause a crash
• Addressed multiple issues with GPU memory full errors in some Windows systems
• Addressed an issue with importing AAFs with frame rates different from the project frame rate
• Addressed an issue where multi-cams containing compound clips would show blank frames on the viewer

Cut
• Addressed an issue with inconsistent timeline scroll directions in the Cut page when using a trackpad
• Addressed an issue where offline media would not be shown with the correct color in the Cut page
• Addressed an issue where the volume icon would not correctly reflect the Mute status in the Cut page
• Addressed an issue where moving tracks up or down in the Edit timeline would not be reflected correctly in the Cut timeline
• Addressed an issue where snapping would not be consistently applied for roll edits in the Cut timeline
• Addressed an issue where inserting clips at the start of timeline would not work correctly in the Cut page
• Addressed an issue where selecting audio transitions in the Cut page would cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where trimming gaps in the Cut page would sometimes cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where the range editor would sometimes show blank waveforms on the Cut page
• Addressed an issue where clip thumbnails would sometimes not be refreshed correctly after trim operations in the Cut page

Edit
• Addressed an issue where using JKL shortcuts to trim clips in Edit page would sometimes cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where deleting an OpenFX plugin would not refresh the curves widget correctly in the Edit timeline
• Addressed an issue where undoing a deleted OpenFX plugin would not restore the OpenFX controls in the Edit inspector
• Addressed an issue where clicking on markers on Edit index would not jump to the marker in the Edit timeline
• Addressed an issue where repositioning playhead during looped playback in the Edit page would cause audio glitches
• Addressed an issue where using SpeedWarp optical flow interpolation on timelines with large resolutions would sometimes cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where trim tooltips would not be shown on the Edit timeline
• Addressed an issue where Bypass Color and Fusion effects would not affect the Cinema viewer in the Edit page
• Addressed an issue where clip waveforms would sometimes disappear on the Edit timeline
• Addressed an issue where the Show Marker Overlay state would not be persisted between application restarts

Fusion
• Addressed an issue with LightTrim when processing integer images in Fusion page
• Addressed an issue with inconsistent saturation handling when using the BrightnessContrast tool in Fusion page
• Addressed multiple issues with inspector layouts for Loader, Saver and Media In tools
• Addressed an issue where using layers as MediaIn from certain EXR clips would sometimes cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where shadow tool would sometimes show a cropped output in certain situations in the Fusion page
• Addressed an issue with saving an image from the Fusion viewer would cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where stopping playback would cause the Fusion viewer to show an incorrect frame
• Addressed an issue where invoking Edit Splines from the node editor or tool controls would not open the spline panel
• Addressed an issue with inconsistent transform, brightness and contrast results with some GPU accelerated tools in the Fusion page
• Addressed an issue with different particle render behavior between Windows and MacOS in the Fusion page

Color
• Addressed an issue where highlight difference would not work correctly in the Color page
• Addressed an issue where toggling live gallery previews would not retain the wipe mode on the Color page
• Addressed an issue with incorrect qualifying behavior when using the color picker in ACES projects
• Addressed an issue where applying ResolveFX Face Refinement, Vignette or Box blur on timelines with certain resolutions would cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where adjustment clips would not be shown with the correct color in the Color and Fairlight pages

Fairlight
• Addressed an issue where some Fairlight timeline context menu actions would not be listed in the Keyboard Customization dialog
• Addressed an issue where dragging audio samples into FairlightFX Foley Sampler would not correctly place the samples on the keys
• Addressed multiple issues with B-Chain delays and controls in the Fairlight page
• Addressed an issue where unmuting a VCA group would not correctly restore mute settings to the child audio tracks in the Fairlight page
• Addressed an issue where audio clips with 47952 KHz sample rate would cause artifacts during playback in the Fairlight page
• Addressed an issue where editing start timecode for a timeline would offset its loudness metering timeline overlays in the Fairlight page
• Addressed an issue where un-assigning connections in the Bus Assign dialog would require the dialog to be re-opened before re-assignment
• Addressed an issue where deleting samples in FairlightFX Foley Sampler in the Fairlight page would cause a crash

Media-Deliver
• Addressed an issue where dragging clips from Finder to floating media pool windows would sometimes add the clips to the Master bin instead of the open bin
• Addressed an issue where Dolby Vision IMF packages from an ACES project would be rendered with incorrect gamma
• Addressed an issue where some H.264 clips would show artifacts when viewed in some Windows systems
• Addressed an issue where setting input resolution mismatch to center crop with no resizing would show incorrect previews when playing back H.264 clips
• Addressed an issue where automatic quality options would not be shown in the Deliver page when rendering H.264 or H.265 clips on some Windows systems
• Addressed an issue with decoding Sony RAW clips in full resolution
• Addressed an issue where the option for NVIDIA hardware acceleration would not be shown in Preferences
• Addressed an issue where uploading large clips to Frame.io would fail
• Addressed an issue where scrubbing the timeline in the Deliver page would not update the viewer
• Addressed an issue where Reset UI layout would not reset GPU scopes settings
• Addressed an issue with firmware updates for DaVinci Resolve Advanced Control Panels on Linux systems

• General performance and stability improvements

Fusion 16
• Improved performance and stability when rendering mask shapes when using the Metal GPU processing mode
• Improved GPU performance for Duplicate tool
• Improved GPU performance for MotionBlur options in Fusion tools
• Improved zoom behavior in the keyframe and spline panels
• Addressed an issue with LightTrim when processing integer images
• Addressed multiple issues with GPU memory full errors in some Windows systems
• Addressed an issue with inconsistent saturation handling when using the BrightnessContrast tool
• Addressed multiple issues with inspector layouts for Loader, Saver and Media In tools
• Addressed an issue where using layers as MediaIn from certain EXR clips would sometimes cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where shadow tool would sometimes show a cropped output in certain situations
• Addressed an issue with inconsistent transform, brightness and contrast results with some GPU accelerated tools
• Addressed an issue with different particle render behavior between Windows and MacOS/Linux systems
• Addressed an issue with saving an image from the viewer would cause a crash
• Addressed an issue where stopping playback would cause the viewer to show an incorrect frame
• Addressed an issue where invoking Edit Splines from the node editor or tool controls would not open the spline panel

• General performance and stability improvements

One thought on “Updating to DaVinci Resolve 16 Beta 2

  1. avatar Mihai says:

    Hi,
    My english is a shame… so i’ll enter into my question… I know it’s not ethical, but, than write incorrectly (stupid things),I prefere to skip thepleasantries…
    In Davinci 16 the RANGE SELECTION MODE is inactive (the other 5 functions are active). What should I do?
    Thanks for understanding my isues in using english and… Davinci.

    Best regards,
    Mihai

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