This post will be a quick and dirty how to for installing DaVinci Resolve 16 on popos or ubuntu 19.10. I finally found the missing component that is required to make this work and I wanted to write it down before I forget LOL


DaVinci Resolve 16


Installing required components

sudo apt install xorriso ocl-icd-opencl-dev fakeroot

Installing libssl1.0.0

sudo dpkg -i libssl1.0.0_1.0.2n-1ubuntu6_amd64.deb

create the deb package

extract DaVinci Resolve zip file you downloaded

./ lite

install DaVinci Resolve 16

sudo dpkg -i davinci-resolve_16.1.1-3_amd64.deb

Transcoding for mp4 x264 to dnxhd

ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec dnxhd -acodec pcm_s16le -s 1920x1080 -r 30000/1001 -b:v 36M -pix_fmt yuv422p -f mov

Batch Transcoding mp4 in same folder

for i in *.mp4; do ffmpeg -i $i -vcodec dnxhd -acodec pcm_s16le -s 1920x1080 -r 30000/1001 -b:v 36M -pix_fmt yuv422p -f mov out_$; done

For more transcoding

check out DaVinci Resolve FFmpeg Cheatsheet