HitFilm 3 Pro is compliant with OpenFX version 1.3 and includes OpenGL rendering support.

Compatible OpenFX plugins from other developers can be used inside HitFilm 3 Pro. When you install compatible OpenFX plougins they will be listed in the Effects library alongside HitFilm's included effects.

OpenFX plugins which are known to work in HitFilm 3 Pro include:

GenArts Sapphire 8
Red Giant Universe
RE:Vision Effects DE:Noise v3

More information on OpenFX can be found at

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