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How to Use the Second Monitor as the Preview Video Feed in DaVinci Resolve


DaVinci Resolve has many cool tips & tricks up its sleeve, but sometimes it’s just hard to figure them out! That’s why we’re here, to help you learn all those handy tips to make your editing process easier.

This short guide is going to be very straightforward and super easy. I will show you how to use a second monitor as the video feed. This comes in really handy if you have a large reference monitor at your editing desk, so anyone who is with you can see a full screen, high-resolution view of the video project.

This pretty much works in all editing panels, including the Cut, Edit, Fusion & Color tab. Let’s get into how to do it.

Step 1 – Go to Workspace in the menu bar

  1. Go to Workspace in the menu bar
  2. Go to ‘Video Clean Feed
  3. Click on ‘Generic PnP Monitor 2
video clean feed

It’s as simple as that! Now you know how to use your second monitor as a preview monitor for your video feed. Check out our other DaVinci Resolve tutorials and learn how to become a beast with the best editing software!

Will Sutton

Will Sutton

Will is a professional Camera Operator/Video Editor with over 17 years of experience). Now living between the Isle of Man & Brighton UK. Highly experienced in Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and After Effects + some other editing software. Founder of Teckers, Bounce Color, Stunt Camera Crew & more.

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