If you want to create an eye-catching callout animation in DaVinci Resolve, this is your go-to source! Here we've listed 5 of the best callout templates that can be used to create titles or any other video element.
Call-out and popup animations are an effective solution for emphasizing a specific element in a video. This technique is seen mostly in real estate and product videos, where the call-out title can direct the viewer's attention to a particular feature. DaVinci Resolve 17 offers built-in simple call-out titles, but these are underwhelming in terms of aesthetics. If you want to really make your video stand out from the rest, try designing your own callout animation, or better yet, use a template made by a professional!
With the importance of Call-Out titles, we've curated this list of some of the best looking callout templates specifically for DaVinci Resolve 17 & 18. Many of these project files are available for free with an Envato Elements free trial, but some others will have a small fee (if hosted on VideoHive). All of these Call-Outs are customizable and are updated frequently to match new editing style trends and techniques.
This collection of 9 stunning designs are not only visually appealing, but also incredibly easy to use. Simply drag and drop the template, customize the text and settings to your liking, and watch your video come to life with dynamic animation.
This one isn't like the others! With a built in tracker on the edit page, you can instantly integrate these into any video. We'd recommend this one specially for Real Estate agents who want to make better house promo videos. Featuring 9 visually stunning and dynamic call-out titles, all in high definition resolution. With the ability to easily incorporate close-up photos and text, your video will stand out from those made by other Agents.
This is the most comprehensive and versatile call-out title pack on this list, as this macro-based offering comes packed with 20 clean and visually stunning titles that cater to all of your video needs. With the ability to customize colors to suit your brand or video style, this pack is a must-have for any content creator, and unlike the previous bundle on this list, this set works for almost any type of video, not just for real estate.
Introducing an exclusive template boasting 5 call-out titles with captivating line animations, all presented in outstanding 1080p HD resolution. Similar to the other exceptional templates in this collection, these callouts can be effortlessly tailored to suit your editing style by tweaking the text, color, and other essential parameters.
This call-out title template has a more minimalistic design and animation, featuring five distinctive titles that seamlessly integrate into any secondary text or plane element. The fluid animations and gradient-style titles give these animations a more luxury kind of vibe, it's almost like they were made with the intention that they'd be used in fashion promo videos.
DaVinci Resolve comes with a basic built-in callout title that can be used as a starting point for designing your own call-outs for your videos. By following the steps below, you can easily track this simple callout (or one from a template listed above) to attach itself to a specific object in your video. To follow along with this tutorial, you must already have some basic experience working with media layers, keyframes and text in DaVinci Resolve 17 or above.
On the Edit page of DaVinci Resolve, you can find the Call-Out Title under the Titles category in the Effects window. Simply drag the title onto your footage in the timeline to add it to your project. To customize the appearance of the call-out title, adjust the Text, Font, Style, Color, and Position settings under the Title and Settings options in the Inspector panel.
If you need to track the call-out to a moving object in your video, right-click on the call-out title and convert it into a New Compound Clip. Next, select both the compound clip and the clip you want to track, and create a New Fusion Clip by right-clicking and selecting the option from the pop-up menu.
On the Fusion page, make sure to name the media nodes correctly to keep everything organized. Add the Tracker to your video clip by right-clicking and selecting it from the Select Tool pop-up window. Place the tracker point on the object that you want to track for the call-out to follow, then press Track Forward.
Change the tracker Operation to Match Move, and connect the Call-out node to the Tracker node. This will allow the call-out title to follow the tracked movement of the object. Finally, use a Transform node to adjust the position of the call-out title to match the object, and you're all set.
Here are 5 of the most commonly asked questions related to adding and creating callouts from scratch or templates in DaVinci Resolve 17 and 18.
Since the release of DaVinci Resolve 17 and newer versions, installing templates have become easier than ever before. Once you've downloaded a template from this list, all you need to do is click the .DRFX file. This will trigger a prompt within DaVinci, which will ask if you want to install the template. After you select the "install" option, the media will automatically appear in the Media Effects window.
From there you'll be able to customize the template however you like, just as you would with a regular project which you have created yourself in DaVinci.
Callouts can be added to your videos easily with these templates. If you choose to make one manually, you'll need to have some pre-existing motion graphic knowledge, but here's a tutorial if you're interested. If you're attaching them to a moving object in your video, you'll need to track them. While the second template on this list has a built-in tracker, the others will require manual tracking with DaVinci Resolve's motion tracking function. We've included a tutorial on how to do this in the previous section of this article, so scroll up to view it.
DaVinci Resolve 17 has a decent built-in call-out title that is user-friendly and effectively tracks objects in a video. However, creating complex call-outs can be difficult for beginners, and even intermediate users. Fortunately, Envato Elements provides heaps of call-out templates specifically designed for DaVinci Resolve, and we've featured some of the best ones on this list so you don't have to manually look through 1000s of them yourself.
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