Find hidden looks in Resolve

When you install DaVinci Resolve 8 you also install 12 look presets. For some reason they are not loaded when you open the app so here is how to get them.

  1. Install DaVinci Resolve 8
  2. Create a new project
  3. Go to the COLOR tab
  4. Select the POWERGRADE window and right-clic in it
  5. From the drop-down medu select Impourt with output LUT
  6. A new browser window will pop-up. In the Enable drop-down menu choose:”aVinci Resolve Exchange Files (*.drx)”
  7. Browse to Macintosh HD->Library->Application Support->Blackmagic Design->DaVinci Resolve->PowerGrades
  8. Select all the .drx files and cli OPEN

There, you now have 12 new Powergrades.

If you’re new to Resolve test looks are great example of how to use the various types of nodes. To use them, first balance you image with the existing node, them right-clic the thumbnail of the look you want to apply and select “Append node graph”


  1. Ugonna

    Does this exist for the Windows version? I haven’t been able to find it.

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