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How to Use 2 Screens with DaVinci Resolve (Dual Screen)

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Published 27 October 2021

Last updated on 14 May 2022

DaVinci Resolve is one of the best video editing programs to date and for good reason. The development that Blackmagic Design is doing is next level and they are constantly progressing.

A key feature in DaVinci Resolve is being able to use 2 screens to edit with, otherwise known as Dual Screen. This is available on the free and paid versions. It’s super straightforward on how to do this so I will break it down for you below!

How to Use Dual Screen in DaVinci Resolve

Step 1 – Go to Workspace in the menu bar

All you need to do is go to:

  1. Workspace in the menu bar
  2. Go to ‘Dual Screen
  3. Click ‘On‘.

It’s as simple as that! Just one step to get the job done. Now you can edit on 2 screens with DaVinci Resolve.

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Additional Settings for Screens in DaVinci Resolve

You can edit more settings for your monitor 2 screen setup in DaVinci Resolve by going to:

  1. File in the menu bar
  2. Project Settings
  3. Master Settings
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Feel free to check out some more of our DaVinci Resolve tutorials.

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3 Comments

  • Grzegorz
    18 January 2022 at 12:17 pm

    doesn’t work, “on” is inactive. Is it only for paid version?

    Reply
    • Will Sutton
      20 January 2022 at 9:22 am

      It’s available on the free version too. Your issue would be with your second monitor not being recognised by DaVinci or something similar.

      Reply
    • Tim
      8 August 2022 at 6:12 pm

      If your second monitor has something open fullscreen the “on” button in resolve wont work. Close fullscreen application on second monitor and it will work.

      Reply

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