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DaVinci Resolve is an NLE (non-linear video editing) video editing and color correction software developed by BlackMagic. BlackMagic is offering its latest release of DaVinci Resolve for free for anyone to download. For color correction which is what resolve is famous for it handles more native camera files and video formats than any other real-time system, that means you can edit and grade virtually any type of footage in real time.

Learning DaVinci Resolve is essential for those who are currently working or willing to work in the field of video editing field (YouTube, creating tutorials, or the movie industry), even if you’re using another software, Resolve would be a good software to keep in your toolbox.

The aim of this post is to present and compare between free online sources that beginners can rely on to learn DaVinci Resolve, the sources stated here are full-structured courses that beginners can follow along.

If you just want the bottom line (the road map to learn DaVinci Resolve) and you don’t wish to read the entire article then go to the “Bottom Line” section at the end of the article.

Getting Started with DaVinci Resolve from Scratch

Make Your Media

Make Your Media is the first free online outlet where beginners can start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 27 video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain tool/technique in Resolve.

Interface: The interface is very simple, just click on the lesson you’re interested in and you’ll be directed to the page where the video resides.

 1 - Make Your Media DaVinci Resolve Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-organized for beginners.
  3. The training covers the latest release of the software.

Cons

  1. The training isn’t well-structured for beginners.

Verdict: This is the best free online outlet where beginners can start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials.

Ripple Training YouTube Channel

Ripple Training YouTube Channel is the second free online outlet where beginners can start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials.

Structure: The training is divided into 37 video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain tool/technique in DaVinci Resolve.

Interface: Standard YouTube Interface.

 2 - Ripple Training YouTube Channel DaVinci Resolve Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training is well-structured for beginners

Cons

  1. The training covers an old release of the software.
  2. The training isn’t well-organized for beginners.

Verdict: This is an excellent free online outlet where beginners can start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials.

Miesner Media YouTube Channel

Miesner Media YouTube Channel is the third free online outlet where beginners can start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials.

Structure: The training is divided into 68 video tutorials, each video tutorial covers a certain tool/technique in Resolve, the training focuses more on the color correction aspect of the software.

Interface: Standard YouTube interface.

3 - Miesner Media YouTube Channel DaVinci Resolve Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.
  2. The training focuses on the color correction aspect of DaVinci Resolve.

Cons

  1. The training covers an old release of the software.
  2. The training isn’t well-organized for beginners.

Verdict: This is a good free online outlet where beginners can start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials.

Studio Backlot

Studio Backlot is the fourth free online outlet where beginners can start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials, you don’t have to register to have access to the training.

Structure: The training is divided into 35 video lessons, each video lesson covers a certain tool/technique in DaVinci Resolve.

Interface: The interface is simple, just click on the video lesson you’re interested in and the video will start playing on the top media player.

 4 - Studio Backlot DaVinci Resolve Training

Now the pros and cons:

Pros

  1. Free.

Cons

  1. The training covers an old release of the software.

Verdict: This is a good free online outlet where beginners can start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials.

Bottom Line

The recipe for learning DaVinci Resolve:

  1. Make Your Media is the best outlet for beginners to start learning DaVinci Resolve through video tutorials.

Remember that the first step is always the toughest step, and the aim of this post is to provide you with resources that will help you take your first step in learning DaVinci Resolve.