How to export XML from Davinci Resolve 17 linked to original media (for After Effects / Premiere etc.) no plugins super easy.

So you want to export a simple XML or EDL from Davinci Resolve that links to the original source media to edit in another program like Premiere or After Effects with no plugins in 5 easy steps? Here is how you do it.

In Davinci Resolve, in the Edit tab, mark your in and out points.

Go to File > Export > Timeline… (THIS IS THE STEP NO ONE SEEMS TO KNOW)

From the drop down screen that opens choose FCP7 XML

In After Effects right click in the project window and choose “Pro Import”
Select your XML
Footage is linked to the original source media. Enjoy.