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Codec Plugin for DaVinci Resolve Studio

The first codec plugin approved by Blackmagic Design for DaVinci Resolve Studio

Render project timelines from DaVinci Resolve Studio

With the MainConcept® Codec Plugin for DaVinci Resolve Studio, the complete production chain—from filming, capturing, and editing to playout—can remain in the same broadcast format. This speeds up your workflow and brings the reliability that comes with MainConcept’s experience powering the digital universe for almost three decades. Now, creators can easily render project timelines from DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 into professional camera formats from Sony, Panasonic and others.
  • Product Highlights
  • System Requirements
  • Included Technologies

Product Highlights

HEVC encoding up to 8K

  • Encode HEVC/H.265 Main and Main 10 in up to 8K in MP4 file format which is widely used in OTT workflows and environments
  • NEW: GPU-accelerated encoding modes for NVIDIA RTX boards for significantly increased performance without sacrificing quality

AS-11 UK DPP Rendering

  • Supports AS-11 UK DPP SD (MPEG-2) and HD (AVC/H.264) project rendering with ready-to-use SD and HD presets, including metadata handling, direct from the DaVinci Resolve Studio timeline
  • The included XML metadata template file can be modified to set all descriptive metadata required to create AS-11 UK DPP compliant content
  • Metadata compliant
Pro camera formats and preset groups
Supports a wide range of professional camera formats and preset groups including:
  • Sony XDCAM EX, HD & IMX and XAVC & XAVC-S
  • Panasonic P2 DVCPRO and AVC Ultra (Intra and LongG)
  • MP4 AVC (8-bit or 10-bit)
  • MP4 HEVC (8-bit or 10-bit)
  • MXF (AS-11 UK DPP SD or HD & RP2027 AVC-Intra)
  • DVD (MPEG-2)
  • Blu-ray Disc
  • NEW: Blu-ray Disc UHD

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit), Apple macOS 10.14.6 (Mojave) or newer (Intel), Apple macOS 11 (Big Sur) or newer (Apple M1), Linux RedHat, CentOS 7.4 (64-bit)

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Studio 17 or higher

Included Technologies

Codec Plugin for DaVinci Resolve Studio includes MainConcept HEVC/H.265, AVC/H.264, DVCPRO and MPEG-2 technologies, the same industry-leading codec available in our standalone SDK.

Codec Plugin
for DaVinci Resolve Studio 1.4


MainConcept’s Codec Plugin allows native access to HEVC Main and Main 10 profiles, making use of our industry-leading HEVC/H.265 software video encoder. And, it’s fast—up to 30% faster than open source.


Gone are the days of moving between different applications to finalize and deliver content. With direct integration into the DaVinci Resolve Studio user interface, creators enjoy a seamless experience throughout their project workflow while benefiting from new encoding formats.


With encoding in up to 8K resolution and 10-bit 4:2:2, our video encoder satisfies the needs of most broadcast and OTT use cases. It also supports AS-11 UK DPP project rendering directly from the DaVinci Resolve Studio timeline management tool.

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Codec Plugin for DaVinci Resolve Studio 1.4

One-Time License, $99