Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Blackmagic Design leverages Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite in DaVinci Resolve 19 for enhanced AI on Windows 11 Copilot+ PCs


Blackmagic Design has released DaVinci Resolve 19 beta 3, and the video editing software now supports Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X Elite processor, optimized for Windows 11 Copilot+ PCs. This powerful integration is designed specifically for Windows ARM platform.

The Snapdragon X Elite, an all-in-one CPU, NPU, and GPU, promises to transform the video editing landscape by boosting the performance of DaVinci’s Neural AI Engine. This upgrade leads to a notable increase in efficiency, with AI-driven tasks like the magic mask seeing performance speeds up to 4.7 times faster, and smart reframe functionalities doubling in speed.

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Professionals in the video editing sphere can now download DaVinci Resolve 19 public beta 3 immediately here, to take advantage of a suite of enhancements. This update doesn’t just tweak existing features but overhauls the AI tools and processes extensively, incorporating more than 100 new upgrades.

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To test this, users will need Windows 11 for ARM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite series processor (obviously). At least 16GB of system memory is needed, but for those working with 4K or utilizing Fusion, 32GB of system memory is recommended.

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