DaVinci Resolve Tutorials / Video Editing

How to use the Second Monitor as the Preview Video Feed

Second monitor as video feed
Published 27 October 2021

Last updated on 14 May 2022

DaVinci Resolve has many cool tips & tricks up its sleeve, but sometimes it’s just hard to figure them out! That’s why were here, to help you learn all those handy tips to make your editing process easier.

This short guide is going to be very straight forward and super easy. I will show you how to use a second monitor as the video feed. This comes in really handy if you have a large reference monitor at your editing desk, so anyone who is with you can see a full screen high res view of the video project.

This pretty much works in all editing panels including the Cut, Edit, Fusion & Color tab. Let’s get into how to do it.

Step 1 – Go to Workspace in the menu bar

  1. Go to Workspace in the menu bar
  2. Go to ‘Video Clean Feed
  3. Click on ‘Generic PnP Monitor 2
Video clean feed

It’s as simple as that! Now you know how to use your second monitor as a preview monitor for your video feed. Check out our other DaVinci Resolve tutorials and learn how to become a beast at the best editing software!

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