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To Bring into Resolve
Must use a Resolve Pro station and open Resolve Pro. Do not use the Light version it will not work.

NOTE before opening Resolve - Make a folder on the destination hard drive to store the user database

Click "Choose"

To Bring into Resolve – Launch Resolve Application

For a new user you will have to set up your account

Click on the volumes Icon in the lower right corner of log in screen

Click the "+" icon in the lower right to add a new user

Choose "Disk" as the Driver

Click on "Host" to select a directory to store your settings.

NOTE before opening Resolve - Make a folder on the destination hard drive to store the user database

Click "Choose"

Label your User Database

Choose to create new database

Database creation successful. Next Double Click on the new database you just made. Example here in "Yellow Font" double click on that to load it.

Close the window

Next create a "New USER"

Enter in Username

Click Setup new user

Log in

Click the "+" button in the lower left corner to create a new project

Title the project – click Create

Double click the project to load it

Then save the project

Set up some preferences. Click on the Preferences Icon in the lower left of the screen

Go to "Autosave" and turn it on saving every 10 min

Also can choose some decoding presets – If you are using footage from a Red – Arri – Sony etc choose the correct decoder.

Monitor playback settings chosen here. Choose HD 1080PsF 23.976 generally

Master Project Settings generally will want 1920 x 1080 but if you have 2K footage and want to scale up then choose 2048 x 1080 or 2048 x 1024

4K Red files are 4480 x 1920 but check the raw .r3d file

Choose either the DaVinci YRGB or the DaVinci ACES color science. For Red Footage you may see more detail in ACES.

Change the playback framerate to 23.976

Click "Apply" to apply the settings

Close the Preferences window

In resolve make 3 bins in your media pool




Clicking the "+" button you add BIN folders

Go to "Edit" tab and choose to Import AAF

Choose import

Choose the Left First

Default settings are good

Click on Media tab and drag the Left Media to the Left Bin

Go back to the Edit Tab

File>Import AAF

Navigate to the Right eye .aff

Default settings are fine

Click on Media tab and drag the Right eye Media to the Right Bin

Click on Master folder and choose>
Stereo 3D mode>Both Eyes

Choose Stereo 3D Sync

Chose the Browse button and navigate to the left and right eye folders

Choose Right for the Right Eye Folder

Output folder will be Stereo

This is how it should look. Then choose Sync

The done dialog will appear

Stereo folder will only have media Left and Right will be empty

Go back to Edit tab

Media offline is normal

Click on the Left timeline and chose to reconform from bins

Choose only the Stereo folder and click OK

Timeline reconnects

Click on Color tab this is the time to do all the color correction work

Click on 3D tab