Blackmagic Design has released an adapted version of its just released www.slashcam.de/news/single/Blackmagic-DaVinci-Resolve-17---neue-Farb-Tools--s-16171.html (grading, editing, compositing and (audio) mastering program DaVinci Resolve 17) especially for the Apple MacBooks (and Mac mini) with the new M1 chip available next week.
DaVinci Resolve 17.1 Beta is one of the first applications to support Universal Apps for Macs with Apple&s M1 processor and is now compatible with the new Big Sur version of the macOS operating system, which has also just been released. Apple had just introduced the first new versions of its MacBook Air, MacBook Pro notebooks as well as the Mac mini with the self-developed highly integrated M1 SoC, which distributes the CPU and GPU load more effectively through its unified memory architecture, thus eliminating the need for PCI Express transfers. The combination of M1 and Metal processing in DaVinci Resolve 17.1 is expected to deliver up to five times better performance than previous generations of computers.
DaVinci Resolve 17 with over 300 new features was announced a few days ago and is already available as beta. In addition to HDR grading tools and redesigned controls for primary color correction, there is the Fairlight Audio Core, a next-generation Fairlight audio engine and real-time support for 2,000 audio tracks. The new version also includes dozens of other time-saving tools for editors, including a redesigned Inspector and new views for bin sorting and clip metadata.
DaVinci Resolve 17
The public beta of DaVinci Resolve 17.1 for M1-based Macs can now be downloaded from the Blackmagic Design website www.blackmagicdesign.com/support/ - but it only runs on the new models with Apple Silicon, not on the Intel Macs. The new Resolve beta is the first time that Apple&s new M1-ARM CPU/GPU combo can be compared to Intel/AMD systems in a way that is relevant to video editors. We assume that the first results will appear on the net within the next few days, since Apple&s new M1 devices are already in the delivery phase...