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HitFilm

A video editing and visual effects software that offers compositing, titling, and 3D/VFX tools alongside basic editing functionalities

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+Basic EditingCovers basic editing functions cut, slice, trim, split, crop, flip, transition, and more.
+PresetsAccess pre-configured settings for various effects
+Built-in AssetsUse included media files like images and videos
+Audio SyncAlign audio with video effortlessly
+Text ToolsAdd text overlays to your videos
+Color Grading & CorrectionEnhance colors and fix color issues.
+Lighting & Lens FlaresAchieve cinematic aesthetics with high-quality light effects
+Motion TrackingAttach visual effects to moving objects.
+KeyingEnables green screen editing and background replacement
+Mocha HitFilmRotoscoping with accurate results
+360˚ Video SupportEdit immersive videos
+Layers & MaskingOrganize and manipulate layers
+Visual Effects (VFX)Visual effects for creative video enhancement
+3D CapabilitiesSupports 3D editing with features like 3D camera tracking, 3D object creation (Boris 3D Objects), true 3D space, and 3D animation import for a fully-fledged 3D workflow.
-Paid WallSome features like 3D Capabilities are restricted by watermarked imports and are available without watermark only in the top version.
-Upgrade PromptsThe free edition includes frequent prompts to upgrade
-No Caption SupportLacks built-in captioning features
-No Multicam EditingDoesn’t offer multicamera editing capabilities.

Platform

Social

    Twitch         

System Requirements

Version ↓
#MinimumRecommended
14th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors or AMD equivalent
24GB8GB
3
  • NVIDIA GeForce 600 (Kepler) series (2012)
  • AMD Radeon R5 240 (2013)
  • Intel HD Graphics 5000 (GT3) (2013)
  • Video memory: 1 GB
2GB or more required for 4K UHD
#Minimum
1macOS 10.15 Catalina, macOS 10.14 Mojave, or 10.13 High Sierra
2Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit), Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)
#MinimumRecommended
1
  • Apple: macOS 12 Monterey, macOS 11 Big Sur, macOS 10.15 Catalina
  • Microsoft: Microsoft Windows 11 (64-bit), Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
26th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 (2015), AMD Ryzen 5 (2017), Apple Silicon (2020) (via Rosetta)
38 GB16 GB
4
  • 2 GB of video memory (4GB or more and NVIDIA or AMD card required for 8K UHD)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 series (2016)
  • AMD Radeon RX 400 series (2016)
  • Intel HD Graphics 620 (2016)
  • Apple Silicon (2020)
  • 8 GB of dedicated video memory
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 20 series (2018)
  • AMD Radeon RX 5000 series (2019)
5Internet connection required for online activation

Ratings

3.94 
 5

FileHippo
7.0 
 10
based on 242 reviews
FileHorse
7.4 
 10
based on 374 reviews
FileHorse
7.4 
 10
based on 20 reviews
G2CROWD
4.5 
 5
based on 22 reviews
Malavida
8.0 
 10
based on 14 reviews
Softonic
7.0 
 10
based on 704 reviews
Softonic
8.0 
 10
based on 14 reviews
Softpedia
4.0 
 5
based on 38 reviews
TechRadar
4.5 
 5
based on professional's opinion
Tom's Guide
4.0 
 5
based on professional's opinion

Developer

FXhome Limited, Artlist UK Limited

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Repository

HitFilm being a proprietary software, its source code is not publicly hosted.

License

Proprietary, Freemium, Commercial

Categories

Video Editor

Alternatives

Video Editor
Lightworks   Shotcut