MILPITAS, CA — Blackmagic Design (www.blackmagic-design.com) has released DaVinci Resolve Lite 8.1, a new version of the free DaVinci Resolve that now includes unlimited color correction nodes. Unlimited color correction nodes allow customers to use multiple color correctors for more complex and creative grading.
The previous version was limited to two nodes. DaVinci Resolve Lite includes all the same high quality processing of the full DaVinci Resolve, however limits projects to SD and HD resolutions, unlimited nodes using a single processing GPU and a single Red Rocket card. Stereoscopic 3D features, noise reduction, power mastering, remote grading and sharing projects with an external database server are features only offered in the full DaVinci Resolve. Customers who want these features can upgrade to the full DaVinci Resolve Software for $995.
Even with the restrictions of the free DaVinci Resolve Lite, image quality is not limited. In addition DaVinci Resolve Lite can still accept high resolution source footage in 2K, 4K and 5K from the latest digital cameras from Red and Arri, so customers get an impressive digital camera utility.