About the web reference manual

There are many resources available which will help you learn how to get the most from HitFilm.

This is the web reference manual, which provides detailed explanations of every feature found in the application. It is easily searchable and a good place to check if you want to know something about a specific tool.

The manual is split into several sections, each focusing on a different part of the HitFilm software. Clicking on a section heading will display its contents. You can also search the manual for something specific or use the index to locate the required information.

Mac users should start by reading this section.

Occasionally you will see different types of notes as follows:

This is a note. You will find notes scattered around the manual highlighting important information.

This reference manual is for both HitFilm 2 Ultimate and HitFilm 2 Express. Features exclusive to Ultimate will be marked accordingly as follows:

Requires HitFilm 2 Ultimate.

The term 'HitFilm' is sometimes used interchangeably to describe both the Ultimate and Express versions. When referring to the software and without specifying Express or Ultimate it can be assumed that the information applies to both versions.

RECAP Most sections include reminders of the main points at the bottom of the page.

Need more help?

The support section of the HitFilm website is your first port of call.
The FAQs are the first place to check as your questions may already have been answered.
Our online video tutorials are free to watch and cover all the basics of using the software. Watch and learn!
If you need an official response from the HitFilm team you can send us a question.