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Angel Mari Cañeda
Davinci Resolve won't run on my 15" Macbook Pro Mid 2012 :(
on Sep 5, 2012 at 4:17:07 pm

I read somewhere that the Da Vinci Resolve 9 should run on a 1440x900 screen resolution. I'm using a Lion OSX 10.7.4

SPECS
1440 by 900
2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz) with 6MB L3 cache
8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 memory
750GB 5400-rpm hard drive
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 1GB of GDDR5 memory

It won't even start :(


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Ryan Holmes
Re: Davinci Resolve won't run on my 15" Macbook Pro Mid 2012 :(
on Sep 5, 2012 at 5:23:01 pm

[Angel Mari Cañeda] " Da Vinci Resolve 9 should run on a 1440x900 screen resolution"

I believe you need at least 1680x1050 resolution to run Resolve.

Taken from the system requirements PDF on the BlackMagic website:
The Resolve application is optimized for 2560x1440 screen resolution but will work with a MacBook Pro 15-inch Hi-Res (1680 x 1050) Widescreen Display and also 1920 x 1080 and higher screen resolutions. The Macbook Pro 15" with Retina display should be operated in 1920 x 1200 resolution.

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Angel Mari Cañeda
Re: Davinci Resolve won't run on my 15" Macbook Pro Mid 2012 :(
on Sep 6, 2012 at 12:30:03 am

But I read somewhere here that davinci resolve 9 should be fine in a 1440x900 screen I just dont know how :/


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Dwaine Maggart
Re: Davinci Resolve won't run on my 15" Macbook Pro Mid 2012 :(
on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:49:55 pm

Resolve requires a minimum screen resolution of 1680x1050. So for a (non-Retina) 15" MBP, you need to have the HiRes 1680x1050 display option. The standard 1440x900 resolution display will not work for Resolve.

The only possible exception to this is if you are using OSX 10.6.8. If you are, you can use the AppleDisplayScaleFactor command to squeeze the Resolve GUI onto the lower resolution display. This Cow thread provides the details: http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/277/2987#2987

Note that this capability was removed in Lion, so only works with Snow Leopard.

Dwaine Maggart
Blackmagic Design DaVinci Support


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Angel Mari Cañeda
Re: Davinci Resolve won't run on my 15" Macbook Pro Mid 2012 :(
on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:50:33 pm

Thanks man. So I seriously need to downgrade to Snow Leopard if I want to make this work huh? anyway. Thanks so much! :)


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Sascha Haber
Re: Davinci Resolve won't run on my 15" Macbook Pro Mid 2012 :(
on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:01:25 pm

What about those resolution changer tools ?
And good look going to SL.
Took me a whole day how to figure it out.

A slice of color...

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GTX 470 / Quadro 4000
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