Rotating video with DaVinci Resolve is a simple and fast way to create high-quality videos. This quick guide will walk you through the steps you need to take to rotate your videos in DaVinci Resolve.
What You Will Need
- DaVinci Resolve (available for free here)
- A video file with the desired rotation
Step 1: Open DaVinci Resolve
Once you have downloaded and installed DaVinci Resolve, open the program. If this is your first time opening the program, you will be asked to sign in and create an account. Once your account is created, you will be taken to the main timeline.
Step 2: Add Your Video to DaVinci Resolve
Once you have opened DaVinci Resolve, you can add your video to the timeline by clicking on the "Import Media" button in the toolbar located at the top of the screen. Select the video you want to rotate and it will be added to the timeline.
Step 3: Rotate the Video
Now that you have added your video to the timeline, you can rotate it by clicking on the "Transform" tool in the left-hand sidebar. There, you will find an angle selector that you can use to select the desired rotation angle. Once you have selected the angle, click the "Apply" button to rotate the video.
Step 4: Export the Video
Once you have rotated the video, you will need to export it. To do this, click the "Export" button in the toolbar located at the top of the screen. From there, you can select the desired file format, resolution and location for your video. Once you have selected the export settings, click the "Export" button to finish the rotation process.
What settings do I need to select for the best video quality?
For the best video quality, you should select a resolution that matches the resolution of your video, as well as the highest bitrate and frame rate settings available.
Is there an easier way to rotate videos in DaVinci Resolve?
Yes! DaVinci Resolve has a very handy "Auto Rotate" feature that allows you to automatically rotate videos based on their orientation. This can be found in the "Transform" menu.
Can I rotate multiple videos at the same time?
Yes! You can select multiple videos in the timeline and rotate them simultaneously. This can be done by selecting all the videos you want to rotate, then clicking the "Transform" tool in the left-hand sidebar.
Is there a way to save the rotation settings so I don't have to set them each time?
Yes! DaVinci Resolve has a feature that allows you to automatically apply rotation settings to all imported videos. This can be enabled through the "Settings" menu.
What if I want to customize the rotation angle?
If you want to customize the rotation angle, you can do so by selecting the angle from the "Transform" menu. This will allow you to rotate your video at any angle you desire.