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How to Export Resolve file to ProRes, MP4, MOV, AVI?

Although Davinci Resolve is originally designed for Hollywood’s elite colorists, there are many common people to edit video with Davinci Resolve to make personal videos for sharing on YouTube or using in other places. According to the different usages, thee export file should be in diffferent format. For example, if you want to edit Davinci file in Premiere, you should export Resolve file into Premiere XML file and for FCP users, ProRes should be exported. So how to export ProRes, MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, etc from Davinci Resovle?

Exporting or delivering in DaVinci Resolve is really easy. You can export the video you want from Davinci Resolve following the below steps. in this tutorial I’m going to teach you how to export your projects from DaVinci Resolve to YouTube, Vimeo etc.

Export your Project from DaVinci Resolve to ProRes, MP4, AVI, etc

1. First thing we need to do is to select the Delivery tab at the bottom of the page

2. At the top left you will have all the exporting options, the first one is “Custom” which is more complicated. Here you can custom your wanted video format and codec.

3. On the main interface, you have two options, Export to YouTube and export to Vimeo, you can export in 720p, 1080p, and 2160p.

4. You also have the option to export as Premiere XML, so you can later on edit your project in Premiere Pro.

5. After you chose your exporting settings, and chose where to export the video you need to click on “Add to Render Queue”.

6. Click on “Start Render” and then you just have to wait until DaVinci Resolve will finish exporting your video.

Get More Video Format from Davinci Resovle Export File

Sometimes, Davinci Resovle can't output the video you want. In this case, you can use a video converter to convert Davinci Resovle export to the format you want such as MP4, MKV, WMV, etc. With Pavtube Video Converter for Mac, you can convert Davinci Resovle export files to H.264, H.265, DivX, XviD, MPEG2, MPEG4, ProRes, DNxHD, WMV1, WMV2, WMV3, etc codec and MP4, MKV, AVI, MOV, M4V, WMV, 3GP, WebM and more format to make you play your Davinci Resovle file on TV, iPhone, Android phone, PC, Mac, Tablet and post Davinci Resovle files into YouTube, Vimeo, FaceBook or edit Davinci Resovle files with Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas, Movie Maker, After Effects, FCP.

You can freely adjust video and audio encoder codec, bitrate, frame rate, sample rate, channel to make the output video more compatible with your device and software. You also can merge multiple Davinci Resovle exporting clips into a single one file, trim Davinci Resovle export file length, split Davinci Resovle file by size, add subtitle to Davinci Resovle and more.


Steps to Convert Davinci Resovle Export File to the Format You Want

Step 1. Add Davinci Resovle Export videos

First of all, locate your local Davinci Resovle Export files and then drag them directly onto this program's conversion pane. All uploaded files will then be displayed on the interface as shown in the screenshot below. The other method you can use to add files is to click "Add Video" button to import the Davinci Resovle Export files. Batch conversion is supported here.

For Windows users, please use Pavtube Video Converter  to convert Davinci Resovle Export on Windows 10.

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Step 2: Choose output format

Click "Format" option to choose the output format. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac supports to output hundreds of video and audio format. You can convert Davinci Resovle export to ProRes, MOV, AVI, MP4, MKV, etc according to your need.

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1. Click "Settings" button if you'd like to customize advanced audio and video parameters like Video Codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, Audio codec, sample rate, audio channels.

2. Before outputing the Davinci Resolve exporting files, you can complete some basic video editing task with the program's built-in video editing function. Check an item to active the "Video Editor" function, then click the pencil like icon on the top tool bar to open the "Video Editor" window, you can trim video length, crop video black bars, add watermark, apply sepcial rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video, etc.

Step 3: Start to convert Davinci export

Go back to the main interface. Hit the big "Convert" button to start to convert Davinci Resovle to MP4, MOV, ProRes, AVI, etc. When the conversion ends, you can locate your video files in the output folder.

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