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Best noise reduction
for digital video

History of Changes

Neat Video v5 plug-in for Resolve

Version 5.5.9

  • Added support for new versions of host applications:

    • Resolve 18.5
    • Resolve Studio 18.5
  • Fixed several minor issues

Version 5.5.8

  • Added support for AMD GPUs:

    • Radeon RX 7900 XTX
    • Radeon RX 7900 XT
  • Improved diagnostic messages

  • Minor speedup when the alpha channel is present

  • The Default profile option failed in some cases, fixed

  • Fixed several minor issues

Version 5.5.5

  • Added support and optimizations for new versions of host applications:

    • Resolve 18
    • Resolve Studio 18
  • Added support for the GPU interface of Resolve.
    This allows Neat Video and Resolve to exchange frames via GPU memory, which may improve speed on systems with large GPU memory.
    The option can be enabled in Neat Video's Preferences > Performance > Advanced Settings

  • Added support for new NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GPUs:
    GeForce RTX 40-Series (4090 / 4080 / etc.)

  • Several corrections in reactions of controls and indicators

  • Adjusted descriptions of controls

  • Fixed several minor issues

Version 5.5.0

  • Added support for AMD RDNA 2 GPUs, including:

    • Radeon RX 6600 / 6600 XT
    • Radeon RX 6700 XT
    • Radeon RX 6800 / 6800 XT
    • Radeon RX 6900 XT
  • Improved support for AMD Navi-based GPUs with the recent drivers

  • Improvements in GUI:

    • Several corrections in menus
    • Added hints in several controls
    • Added shortcut for Auto Profile with Current Frame
  • Improved support for color themes (Preferences > General):

    • Added new Auto-detect brightness option
    • The Normal brightness theme has been re-designed
    • Adjustments in the Reduced brightness color theme
  • Enhanced visual appearance on high-DPI monitors

  • Improved mid-render error reporting: error messages are shown on display in addition to being sent to syslog

  • Improved stability of GPU-based processing of large frames

  • Modified installer:

    • Only CLI mode is now supported
    • GUI mode is no longer available
    • Clarified messages and questions
    • Added a list of compatible versions of Linux
    • Added lists of required packages for several versions of Linux
  • End-User License Agreement has been updated

  • Fixed several minor issues

Version 5.4.7

  • Fixed several minor issues

Version 5.4.5

  • Improved information and error messages

  • Several improvements in GUI

  • Several corrections in documentation

  • Fixed several minor issues

Version 5.4.0

  • Added support and optimizations for new versions of host applications:

    • Resolve 17
    • Resolve Studio 17
  • Several minor bugs have been fixed

Version 5.3.0

  • Added support for new NVIDIA GPUs:

    • GeForce RTX 3070 / 3080 / 3090

    Note: due to changes in NVIDIA drivers and CUDA Toolkit, GPUs with Compute Capabilities 3.0 are no longer supported.
    Only GPUs with Compute Capability 3.5 and higher can be utilized by Neat Video 5.3

  • Due to changes in AMD drivers, some older Graphics Core Next 1 GPUs are no longer supported. In particular, Neat Video 5.3 no longer supports most Radeon HD 7xxx / 8xxx cards and other devices based on the following chip series: Cape Verde, Pitcairn, Tahiti.

    The full list of GPU series supported by Neat Video 5.3 on Linux is:
    Bonaire, Hawaii, Tonga, Fiji, Ellesmere, Baffin, gfx803, gfx804, gfx900, gfx906, gfx1010, gfx1012

  • Better handling of incorrect data in input frames

  • Several minor bugs have been fixed

Version 5.2.6

  • Added support for new AMD GPUs:

    • Radeon RX 5300M / 5500M
    • Radeon RX 5500 / 5500 XT
    • Radeon RX 5600 / 5600 XT
  • Re-added support for AMD Radeon Pro WX 2100/3100

  • Re-added support for AMD Radeon RX 540/540X/550/550X

  • Improved detection of AMD GPU models

  • Optimized efficiency of playback in Neat Video preview

  • Optimized zoom adjustment on opening of Neat Video window

  • Improved positioning of Neat Video window during opening

  • Several minor bugs have been fixed

Version 5.2

  • Additional optimizations in GPU code:

    • Better performance with single GPU on 8 and 16-bit clips:
      up to 4%–8% depending on hardware and filter settings
    • Better performance with two GPUs working simultaneously
  • Several changes and improvements in GUI to better reflect the parameters of CPU and GPU used for processing

  • Cosmetic improvements in installer

  • Several minor bugs have been fixed

Version 5.1.5

  • Added support for AMD Radeon RX 5700 / 5700 XT

  • Several minor bugs have been fixed

Version 5.1

  • Added support for new version of Resolve:

    • Resolve 16 Beta
    • Resolve Studio 16 Beta
  • Optimized performance with Resolve and Resolve Studio 16

  • Fixed crashes in Resolve Studio on multi-GPU configurations

  • Improved frame flicker reduction in certain edge cases

  • Improved filtration quality when multiple consecutive copies of a frame are present

  • Better handling of incorrect input data (NaN in pixel values)

  • Improved conversion of noise profiles prepared in old versions of Neat Video

  • Optimized performance in GPU modes

  • Added support for AMD Radeon VII

  • Due to changes in AMD drivers, GPUs based on gfx804 are not supported by Neat Video 5.1 on Linux.
    These include:

    • Radeon RX 540/540X/550/550X
    • Radeon Pro WX 2100/3100

    The full list of GPU series supported by Neat Video 5.1 on Linux is:
    Cape Verde, Pitcairn, Tahiti, Bonaire, Hawaii, Tonga, Fiji, Ellesmere, Baffin, gfx900, gfx906.

  • Several minor bugs have been fixed

Version 5.0

  • The first release of Neat Video plug-in for Resolve as a separate dedicated Resolve-specific plug-in.

    All noise reduction features of Neat Video are now provided via new dedicated Resolve plug-in available in Demo, Home and Pro editions.

Optimized for modern hardware for faster processing
  • CPU-based processing:

    • Up to 1.5x faster
  • GPU-based processing:

    • 1 GPU:   1.4x..3.5x faster (2.2x average)
    • 2 GPUs: 1.3x..2.0x faster (1.6x average)
Better filtration results: cleaner and crispier video
  • Flicker reduction

  • Jitter reduction (jitter of details)

  • Improved noise reduction
    (helped by flicker and jitter reduction)

  • Improved Sharpening with additional controls

  • Improved Dust and Scratches filter
    (helped by flicker reduction)

  • Improved filtration of monochrome videos

  • Better out-of-box processing of Full HD, 4K and larger videos
    (Very Low Frequency filtration is now enabled by default)

  • New tools to check accuracy and tune noise profiles

Easier than ever before
  • Automatic multi-frame analysis to build more accurate profiles

  • Flexible Generic Profiles
    (fully adjustable, with visual assistance)

  • Playback to check preview in motion, directly in Neat Video window

  • Visually assisted tuning for profiles and filters

  • Illustrated help dialogs for many filter settings and tuning modes

  • Expanded and updated set of pre-built filter presets

  • Variants now can be used to test different profiles too

More intuitive and interactive user interface (UI)
  • Several name changes in UI, including:

    • Main tabs are now called "Prepare Noise Profile" and "Adjust and Preview"
    • "Auto Profile" / "Build Profile" button (changes depending on selection)
    • "Profile Check", "Assist Image", "Filter Settings Check", etc.
    • "Repeated Frames" instead of former "Slow Shutter"
    • Several other items renamed or moved
  • Adjusted meaning of the selection color in Prepare Noise Profile tab:
    the blue color of the selection box now indicates that 'profile has been built using this area'
    (not 'area was chosen automatically' as in older versions)

  • Undo/Redo operations and history of changes for noise profiles

  • Select/drag modes in viewer (useful for computers with touchpads)

  • Alt+Mouse wheel in viewer zooms to point even when selection is present

  • Ability to toggle Alpha Channel in viewer (when present)

  • Preview performance has been optimized

  • Preview cache size adjustment to optimize for different resolutions (in Preferences > Preview)

  • Additional visual guidance to adjust the GPU memory allowed to Neat Video (in Preferences > Performance)

Other improvements
  • Customized names of profiles and presets are now saved in projects

  • An option to erase Neat Video settings and license during uninstallation

  • Improved diagnostic data and error reporting