Best Plugins for DaVinci Resolve

By May 09,2017 19:34 pm

Plug-ins adds a specific feature to an existing program and increases its usability. For years, Davinci Resolve had no plug-in architecture but with its remarkable enhancement starting from DaVinci 10, it supports plug-ins even in the latest Davinci Resolve 12. Plug-ins helps in customizing the program so as to include all those features which are not built-in the program itself. This basically helps in increasing the productivity and quality of output without compromising on the calibre of the look. Davinci Resolve supports Open FX plug-in architecture, which allows the plug-in developer to create a plug-in through its cross platform open standard, which can ultimately be used in any software supporting it. Below are top 6 plug-ins supported by Davinci Resolve which can help in providing endless creative possibilities to put realistic and vibrant looks into the picture so that it catches the spotlight.

Top 6 Best Plugins for DaVinci Resolve

1.False Color OpenFX Plugin for DaVinci Resolve:

This add-in is named as False Color because it helps in examining exposure in the shot. So the bright areas will be mapped to certain color range if they follow the criteria presumed by this plug-in. For instance, the areas which are above 90% of brightness level will be red colored and so on. This helps in spotting the overexposed parts in the blink of an eye as it identifies the contrast and lightening ratios. It is freely available to be downloaded for both Windows and Mac and is fairly easy to use. Just open the plug-in and drag it simply towards the dedicated node and customize the range for luminosity and transparency. So if some of the pixels are exceeding the luminosity level then you can modify only the highlighted area.

False Color Plugin for DVR

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2.mLook for DaVinci Resolve:

Another plugin which can help you in color correction and grading upliftment is mLook. It is certainly inexpensive as it is priced at just $59 and provides an array of custom-made presets. It helps in swinging the pictures to make them look stunning and aesthetic. This tool is a perfect example to highlight how toggling among different grades can lift even the normal click!

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3.FilmConvert OFX Plugin for DaVinci Resolve:

With its 3 way color corrector, saturation slider and 19 in-built motion and still film stocks, FilmConvert OFX plugin priced at $149 can give your footage the color and grain of film stocks. The digital click requires lot of editing to become film footage and this is the reason that we all fall in love with the scenic beauty of movies because of the perfect color profiles. This plugin will help in imbibing that magical and organic quality to your clippings. Different cameras respond to colors in a different manner and to even out excess of hue, contrast and brightness, this plug is required along with DaVinci Resolve. This means that you can now click industry leading images and make them count through this plugin.

 FilmConvert OFX plugin for DVR

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4.RE:Vision Effects DE:Noise for DaVinci Resolve:

RE:Vision Effects which is an acclaimed name in the industry of plug-ins. Its DE:Noise plug-in which handles spurious frame-to-frame defects ranging from fine sensor noise and extending till blotchy spots which can be termed as dirt on film. It helps in reducing the visual impact and addressing problems of low-light shoots, excessive film grain, snow, drop-outs, dust captured and many other defects through its smart spatial and temporal filtering. With its 8 different temporal filtering methods it helps in correlating the images to smooth the video, reduce noise and other artifacts at $149.95.

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5.Boris FX BCC Continuum Complete for DaVinci Resolve:

Boris acts as a comprehensive plug-in for all the applications hosted by OFX, and DaVinci Resolve is one of them. It is available at $695 and helps in tilting, adding 3D effects and restoring image to make it look visually beautiful. With some of its new features such as Beauty studio, it improves the skin tone and reduces blemishes to improve the on-screen looks of the character. Title studio helps in creating high quality motion graphics. Along with this, it adds restores the image to reflect natural transitions. Also, it helps in giving advance finishing look to the image with its Mocha Tracking and masking feature which reduces manual keyframe labor.

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6.GenArts Sapphire VFX for DaVinci Resolve:

This is one of the most expensive plug-ins priced at $1699. It helps in delivering superior image processing by rendering speed and maximizing productivity. Its impressive collection of more than 260 effects, transitions and preset looks provides extraordinary visual effects to all of your clippings attached to different objectives. Its highly reliable tools help in bringing life to the pictures. With so many creative options and efficient workflow situations it has become one of the favorites of most of the artists in the industry. It’s plethora of exquisite transitions, texture designs and lightening effects together contribute in forming breathtaking videos. Its versatility and broadness make it a leading and most preferred plugin.

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