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Export Resolve file to 4K, H.265, H.264

Davinci Resolve is a non-linear editing and color correction software for both Hollywood's elite colorists and normal people. Everyone can try to use it to produce his own film. When created the film with Davinci Resolve, people may want to export file from Davinci Resolve to H.264, H.265 for using. If they imported 4K video to Davinci Resolve for editing, they may also want to export 4K file from Davinci Resolve.

However, it is not a good idea to make a H.264 video firectly in Davinci Resolve and as known so far, we can't export H.265 video from Davinci Resolve. Davinci Resolve gives almost no choices on render-format (except professional formats, which are unusable for the non-profi, we can have only .mov resulting in a not so good final quality with and without applied LUTs). So when you want to export 4K, H.265, H.264 from Davinci Resolve, we suggest you to output ProRes MOV format then convert the export to the 4K, H.265, H.264 video as you need in your favorite video converter of choice.

Part 1: Export Project from DaVinci Resolve

Exporting or delivering in DaVinci Resolve is really easy. You can export the video from Davinci Resolve following the below steps.

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

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

Part 2: Convert Davinci Resovle Export File to 4K, H.264 and H.265

When you export a file from Davinci, you can use a video converter to convert the video to 4K, H.264 and H.265 as you want. The best video converter recommended here is Pavtube Video Converter for Mac. With it, you can convert Davinci Resovle export files to H.264, H.265 codec video in MP4, MKV, MOV, M4V format. You can upscale a video to 4K resolution for your 4K display. No matter what file you export from Resolve, you can get 4K, H.264, H.265 video from the export. Pavtube Video Converter for Mac can output H.264 4K MP4, H.265 4K MP4 and H.265 4K MKV.

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.


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 choose H.264 MP4, H.264 MKV, H.265 MP4, etc as you want.

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Step 3: Output 4K video

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. You can upscale 1080p video to 4K here. Just enter "3840*2160" in "Size(pix)" brackets, so that you will be able to upscale your SD or HD content to 4K resolution content for 4K UHD TV.

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 to H.264, H.265, 4K

Go back to the main interface. Hit the big "Convert" button to start to convert Davinci Resovle to H.264, H.265, 4K, etc. When the conversion ends, you can locate your video files in the output folder.

Then you can play the Davinci Resolve H.264, H.265, 4K on 4K TV, PC, Mac, moblie devices, etc.

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