DaVinci Resolve: All Keyboard Shortcuts

DaVinci Resolve: All Keyboard Shortcuts

Become a master at one of the industry's best grading and editing software with this keyboard shortcut guide.

Resolve Keyboard Shortcuts

Listed below are all the keyboard shortcuts for the latest version of DaVinci Resolve.

Toggles

These are the available keyboard shortcuts that toggle features on or off.

Command Windows macOS
Source / Timeline Viewer Q Q
Extract Current Node E E
Apply Grade From Two Clip Prior - -
Apply Grade From One Clip Prior = =
Enable / Disable Clip D D
Match Frame F F
Add Flag G G
Toggle Hand / Selection In Node Window H H
Cinema Viewer P P
Dynamic Trim Mode W W
Trim Mode T T
Edit Point Type U U
Normal Edit Mode A A

Navigation

Command Windows macOS
Pause / Start Playback Space Space
Play Reverse J J
Stop Playback K K
Play Forward L L
Go to Previous Keyframe [ [
Go to Next Keyframe ] ]
Go to First Frame ; ;
Go to Last Frame ´ ´
Play Around Current Frame / /
Go to Timeline Start Home Home
Go to Timeline End End End
Previous Clip / Edit Up Arrow Up Arrow
Next Clip / Edit Down Arrow Down Arrow
Step One Frame Reverse Left Arrow Left Arrow
Step One Frame Forward Right Arrow Right Arrow
Select Clips Forward On This Track Y Y
Go to Next Marker Shift + Down Arrow Shift + Down Arrow
Go to Previous Marker Shift + Up Arrow Shift + Up Arrow
Go to Mark In Shift + I Shift + I
Go to Mark Out Shift + O Shift + O
Clear Mark In Alt + I Opt + I
Clear Mark Out Alt + O Opt + O
Play Around In Alt + Space Opt + Space
Play Around Out Shift + Space Shift + Space

Editing

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Command Windows macOS
Set Mark In I I
Set Mark Out O O
Mark Clip X X
Add Marker M M
Delete Selected Backspace Backspace
Select Nearest Edit Point V V
Select Blade B B
Snapping On / Off N N
Nudge One Frame Left , ,
Nudge One Frame Right . .
Toggle Slip and Slide Mode S S
Ripple Delete Delete Delete
Cut Ctrl + X Cmd + X
Razor Ctrl + B Cmd + B
Split Clip Ctrl + \ Cmd + \
Join Clip Alt + \ Opt + \
Create Subclip Alt + B Opt + B
Undo Ctrl + Z Cmd + Z
Redo Ctrl + Shift + Z Cmd + Shift + Z
Add Transition Ctrl + T Cmd + T
Add Video Only Transition Alt + T Opt + T
Add Audio Only Transition Shift + T Shift + T
Add Parallel Node Alt + P Opt + P
New Timeline Ctrl + N Cmd + N
New Bin Ctrl + Shift + N Cmd + Shift + N
Add & Modify New Marker Ctrl + M Cmd + M
Modify Marker Shift + M Shift + M
Delete Marker Alt + M Opt + M
Clear Mark In & Mark Out Alt + X Opt + X
Copy Ctrl + C Cmd + C
Add Serial Node + CPW Alt + C Opt + C
Paste Ctrl + V Cmd + V
Select all Ctrl + A Cmd + A
Deselect all Ctrl + Shift + A Cmd + Shift + A
Auto Color Alt + A Opt + A
Trim Start Shift + [ Shift + [
Trim End Shift + ] Shift + ]
Nudge Multiframe Left Shift + , Shift + ,
Nudge Multiframe Right Shift + . Shift + .
Volume down 1 dB Ctrl + Alt + - Cmd + Opt + -
Volume up 1 dB Ctrl + Alt + = Cmd + Opt + =
Move Selected Keyframes Right Ctrl + Right Arrow Cmd + Right Arrow
Move Selected Keyframes Left Ctrl + Left Arrow Cmd + Left Arrow
Step 1 Second Forward Shift + Right Arrow Shift + Right Arrow
Step 1 Second Backward Shift + Left Arrow Shift + Left Arrow
Highlight Shift + H Shift + H
Add Version Ctrl + Y Cmd + Y
Ribble Overwrite Shift + F10 Shift + F10
Fit To Fill Shift + F11 Shift + F11
Append To End of Timeline Shift + F12 Shift + F12
Audio Scrubbing Shift + S Shift + S
Ripple Delete Shift + Backspace Shift + Backspace

Nodes

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Command Windows macOS
Disable / Enable Current Node Ctrl + D Cmd + D
Disable / Enable All Nodes Alt + D Opt + D
Bypass All Grades Shift + D Shift + D
Add Parallel Node Alt + P Opt + P
Add Serial Node Alt + S Opt + S
Add Serial Node + LPW Alt + Q Opt + Q
Add Layer Node Alt + L Opt + L
Previous Node Shift + Alt + ; Shift + Alt + ;
Next Node Shift + Alt + ´ Shift + Alt + ´
Add Splitter Combiner Node Alt + Y Opt + Y
Reset Grades & Notes Ctrl + Home Cmd + Home

F Keys

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Command Windows macOS
Insert Edit F9 F9
Overwrite Edit F10 F10
Replace Edit F11 F11
Place On Top Edit F12 F12

Viewers & Displays

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Command Windows macOS
Expand Display F4 F4
Left Display 1 1
Right Display 2 2
Display Red Channel only R R
Display Z-buffer Channel Z Z
Display Full Color C C
Zoom In + +
Zoom Out - -
Zoom To Fit Shift + Z Shift + Z
Enhanced Viewer Alt + F Opt + F
Full Screen Viewer Shift + F Shift + F
Cinema Viewer Ctrl + F Cmd + F
Split Screen Ctrl + Alt + W Cmd + Opt + W
Fast Forward Shift + J Shift + J
Fast Reverse Shift + J Shift + J
Retime Controls Ctrl + R Cmd + R
Freeze Frame Shift + R Shift + R
Loop / Unloop Ctrl + / Cmd + /
Grab Still Frame Ctrl + Alt + G Cmd + Opt + G
Toggle Video + Audio or Separate Alt + U Opt + U

Colors

Use these keys to quickly adjust colors in Resolve.

Command Windows and macOS
+ Master Numeric Keyboard: +
- Master Numeric Keyboard: Enter
+ Red Numeric Keyboard: 7
- Red Numeric Keyboard: 4
+ Green Numeric Keyboard: 8
- Green Numeric Keyboard: 5
+ Blue Numeric Keyboard: 9
- Blue Numeric Keyboard: 6
+ Cyan Numeric Keyboard: 1
- Cyan Numeric Keyboard: -
+ Magenta Numeric Keyboard: 2
- Magenta Numeric Keyboard: 0
+ Yellow Numeric Keyboard: 3
- Yellow Numeric Keyboard: .

Application

Command Windows macOS
Import Media Ctrl + I Cmd + I
Save project Ctrl + S Cmd + S
Export Project Ctrl + E Cmd + E
New Timeline Ctrl + N Cmd + N
New Bin Ctrl + Shift + N Cmd + Shift + N
Project Settings Shift + 9 Shift + 9
Video Scopes Ctrl + Shift + W Cmd + Shift + W
Printer Light Hotkeys Ctrl + Alt + ` Cmd + Opt + `
Zoom Out Ctrl + - Cmd + -
Zoom In Ctrl + = Cmd + =
Primary Workspace Media Shift + 2 Shift + 2
Primary Workspace Cut Shift + 3 Shift + 3
Primary Workspace Edit Shift + 4 Shift 4
Primary Workspace Color Shift + 6 Shift + 6
Primary Workspace Fairlight Shift + 7 Shift + 7
Primary Workspace Deliver Shift + 8 Shift 8
Load Memory A Ctrl + 1 Cmd + 1
Save Memory A Alt + 1 Opt + 1
Load Memory B Ctrl + 2 Cmd + 2
Save Memory B Alt + 2 Opt + 2
Load Memory C Ctrl + 3 Cmd + 3
Save Memory C Alt + 3 Opt + 3
Load Memory D Ctrl + 4 Cmd + 4
Save Memory D Alt + 4 Opt + 4
Load Memory E Ctrl + 5 Cmd + 5
Save Memory E Alt + 5 Opt + 5
Load Memory F Ctrl + 6 Cmd + 6
Save Memory F Alt + 6 Opt + 6
Load Memory G Ctrl + 7 Cmd + 7
Save Memory G Alt + 7 Opt + 7
Load Memory H Ctrl + 8 Cmd + 8
Save Memory H Alt + 8 Opt + 8
Quit Resolve Ctrl + Q Cmd + Q

Learning these shortcuts is actually a great way to speed up your workflow.

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