Blackmagic Design today announced a new update to its professional video editing and color correction software, DaVinci Resolve, featuring Touch Bar support on compatible MacBook Pros.
The 12.5.4 update brings context sensitive tools to the OLED keyboard strip that dynamically change based on the current task. For example, on the Media page, users can instantly add the current clip to a bin, switch between icon and list view, display clip attributes, search media and show metadata simply by tapping on the Touch Bar.
When editing video, the Touch Bar is context sensitive and displays commands based on whether the media pool, source viewer or timeline are selected. Customers can quickly switch between trim modes, navigate the timeline and perform different types of edits without ever having to use the mouse or pull down menus.
Colorists can use the Touch Bar to do everything from adjusting primary sliders and color wheels, to changing mid tone detail, saturation, tint and more. The Touch Bar can be used to save or wipe gallery stills, toggle viewer modes, work with split screen mode to compare shots and even use multi touch gestures to adjust multiple color parameters, such as printer lights, at the same time.
The update also brings support for Rec. 2100, a superset of Rec. 2020 that defines high dynamic range (HDR) formats. New sliders have been added to control Dolby VisionTM analysis data, while support has been added for Grass Valley HQ and HQX codecs on Mac, among other additions.
The DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Resolve Studio 12.5.4 update is now available for download from the Blackmagic Design website for all current DaVinci Resolve users. DaVinci Resolve is a free download on the Mac App Store for individual users; Resolve Studio, the enhanced group collaboration editing suite, costs $995.
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(A touch screen phone ? That will never catch on
An iPad? That will never catch on...
Music streaming ? That will never catch on ...
At the moment, Nvidia cards run at 75W and above requiring what I've just mentioned, whereas the Radeon Pros runs at 35W and while still requiring fans, is able to operate at lower temperatures at a longer time (hence less fan noise). They're some videos on YouTube where the reviewer remarked that the new MBPs is much quieter then last gen models.
Perfect blacks will only happen when Apple moves to OLED panels. And Apple still have to wait for the OLED panels to support at least the color space Apple used in the current gen MBPs. Other then that, what other problems do the MBPs have with their displays? If I recall it also has one of the brightest displays in a notebook
I swear I'm saving all these whiny posts about the touch bar to be reposted when the thing takes off. The rapid pace of devs playing with it should be a clue to the haters that Apple may (shudder... no way!) be on to something.