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Export Davinci Resolve file to Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram

How to attract more audience and fans on YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram? The best way will be to make your video more attractive. Before posting a video to Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram, you can try to edit the videos with Davinci Resolve to make your video fantastic. Then you can export Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram project from Davinci Resolve.

Part 1: Export Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram Project from Davinci Resovle

Exporting or delivering Youtube, Vimeo video in DaVinci Resolve is really easy. You can export the Youtube, Vimeo 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 Resove Video to Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram

Resolve can directly export YouTube and Vimeo video but can't output Instagram video and sometimes, when you exported a video from Davinci, you found that you exported a wrong format or the video clip is too long that can't upload all the video to Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram. In this case, you don't need to re-edit the video in Davinci and export the video, you can use a video converter to transcode the video and trim the video.

Through researching online and read many reviews, you would find that  Pavtube Video Converter for Mac is a smart video converter that can convert Davinci Resolve exported files into MP4, AVI, WMV, HTML5 WebM video files for Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram with right video and audio codec and you can freely adjust the video bitrate, sample rate, etc to make the video more compatible with Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram.

Pavtube Software is not only a video converter, you also can edit your Davinci Resolve files with it. For example, you can trim Davinci Resolve footages length to limit in 60 seconds, 10 minutes or 15 minutes. If you don't want to lose the video part, you can split the Davinci Resolve footages to several parts by size, length and time. If you have multiple Davinci Resolve footages, you also can merge the several Davinci Resolve footages into a single one file for uploading to YouTube, FaceBook, Vimeo, Instagram conveniently. You are also allowed to add subtitles/watermarks to your Davinci Resolve footages.


Steps to Convert and Edit Davinci Resove Video to Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram

Step 1: Load Davinci exported videos

Download and have a quick installation. The trial version will have a watermark on your converted files. Except for that, there are no time limitation, no virus, and no unnecessary bundle apps while downloading. After that, click “Add Video” button to load your original videos. You can load several files at once thanks to “Add from folder” button. "Drag-and-Drop" feature is also supported.

For Windows users, please use Pavtube Video Converter to convert Resolve exported video to YouTube, FaceBook, Vimeo, Instagram.

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Step 2: Define output format.

Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down options, choose YouTube best compatible uploading format from “Common Video” > “H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)” or “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” under “HD Video” main category. It maintain the original MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 codec. This video is also supported by FaceBook, Vimeo, Instagram. Of course, you also can choose other video formats that are supported.

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Edit Davinci Resolve videos to Make it More Accepted by Youtube, Vimeo, FB, Instagram

Compress Davinci Resolve videos

In need of compressing the Davinci Resolve videos to 1080P for smooth playback and better viewing experience, open “Profile Settings” window, click “Size(pix)” to select 1920*1080 as the final resolution for output video, here you can also adjust the output video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels to let them fit them YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo/Instagram.

Trim Davinci Resolve videos

To reduce file size with no quality loss, you can trim video length in the "Video Editor" window by setting the start time and ending time to cut out unwanted clips from the video.

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Split Davinci Resolve videos by length

By clicking the "Split" button video converter split button on file list, or from "Edit" menu, you can launch the "Video Split" window. Checking "Enable" to enable it, and then you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.

Step 3: Start to convert Davinci Resolve videos

Finally, click Convert to start the Davinci Resolve videos video to YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo/Instagram conversion. When the conversion ends, you can tap the Open button to locate the converted files and then upload the Davinci Resolve videos video to YouTube/Facebook/Vimeo/Instagram simply.

Tips: You Need to Know What Files Supported by YouTube/Vimeo/Instagram


Container: MP4 
Audio codec: AAC-LC
Audio channels: Stereo or Stereo + 5.1 
Audio sample rate: 96khz or 48khz
Video codec: H.264 High Profile Video 
Scan mode: Progressive scan not interlacing 
Bit rate: variable bit rate, no bit rate limit required. 
Chroma subsampling: 4:2:0 
Frame rate: content should be encoded and uploaded in the same frame rate it was recorded. Common frame rates include: 24, 25, 30, 48, 50, 60 frames per second (other frames are also acceptable). 
Resolution: 2160p(3840×2160), 1440p(2560×1440), 1080p(1920×1080) 
Aspect Ratio: 16:9


Size: a maximum of 500MB of uploading per week, and 5 GB for plus members


Formats: H.264 codec/MP4
Resolution: maximum width 1080 pixels (1080P)
Frame Rate: 29.96 frames per second
Bit Rate: 3,500 kbps video bitrate
Audio codec: AAC audio codec 
Duration: 3 to 60 seconds

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