Database Basics & Project Importing Guide

Want a better understanding of Resolve’s database system?

If you’re used to other programs that just use a project file that you save somewhere on your hard drive, this might be a big change.

But Resolve’s database system gives you a lot of flexibility for importing, saving, exporting, and backups. It just takes a little time to understand it.

In this video from Creative Video Tips, you’ll learn about:

  • 00:32 – Auto Saves in DaVinci Resolve 17
  • 01:39 – load project backups
  • 02:13 – Disk Database Basics
  • 02:28 – Find your DaVinci Resolve Database
  • 03:24 – Folders for Organization
  • 04:27 – Project Notes
  • 05:03 – Dynamic Project Switching
  • 05:50 – Database Deep Dive
  • 06:52 – Copy from PostgreSQL Database
  • 07:34 – Disconnect and Delete Database
  • 08:02 – Connect Database
  • 08:40 – Backup DaVinci Resolve Database Tutorial
  • 09:03 – Restore DaVinci Resolve Database
  • 09:51 – What is a Resolve Database?
  • 10:38 – Move and Backup Projects
  • 11:50 – Import Project +
  • 12:11 – Export Project Archive
  • 13:07 – Restore Project Archive
  • 13:33 – Export DaVinci Resolve Timeline File

As you can see, there are a lot of features build into the project navigator.

Good luck and remember to back up your projects & databases!

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