Video editing & visual effects

HitFilm Pro

HitFilm Pro

Create breakout content and stunning VFX with one souped-up software: HitFilm Pro. Our latest release comes jam-packed with a professional editor, compositor, 820+ VFX and presets, and new built-in animation tools!

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New Release: Imerge Pro 2021.3

The Imerge team has been hard at work to bring you the next Imerge Pro release just in time for the end of summer. We’ve added 8 new effects, a new-and-improved effects menu, and new ‘effect stack’ presets to speed up your workflow. Keep reading to learn what’s new in Imerge 2021.3.

How to create realistic lens blur and depth in HitFilm

Want to level up the quality of your composites? While not usually the focus of the scene, the type of blur you use in your VFX work can make a huge difference in the overall realism of the shot. In this tutorial, Zach introduces you to the Lens Blur effect and explains how it can be used

How to create a freeze time effect

Inspired by the most iconic scene from The Matrix, the bullet time effect is the best way to capture the most intense action scenes! Today we’re using HitFilm Pro and its built-in Foundry Camera Tracker effect along with footage taken with CamTrackAR to show you how it can be done easily and on a low budget.

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How to color correct skin tones in any NLE

Learning how to color correct skin tones can be a difficult thing to master. Luckily, finding that ‘sweet spot’ is a lot easier than it seems and can be achieved in a few easy steps. In this article, we’ll show you how to color correct skin tones in any NLE.

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New Release: HitFilm 16 Software

The Black Friday sales are here and better than ever. If you buy HitFilm during the sale, you'll get 12 months of updates, including HitFilm 16, for the lowest price of the year! Read on to find out about the incredible features version 16 has to offer.

Did someone say there’s a new software release? Yes, you heard that right! The HitFilm 16 software update is here and it’s better than ever, so buckle up. It’s time to find out about the exciting new features that version 16 has to offer.


Physically-based rendering

3D render of holo-bike with PBR in HitFilm 16 rendering engine

A powerful new addition to HitFilm 16 is an update to the rendering engine which now supports physically-based rendering. Version 16 will support glTF files for 3D assets as well as 3D model animation. Pro users and Express users who own the 3D Model Render add-on will have access to high-fidelity 3D rendering, with “metallic-roughness” and “specular-glossiness” materials. Model reflections will also respond to user-defined environment maps, adding a whole new level to the 3D realism available in HitFilm.


Custom Light Flares effect

HitFilm 16 light flares library

HitFilm Pro 16’s custom Light Flares effect allows you to achieve stunning cinematic looks to match any scene. Captivate the eyes of your audience with your own bespoke lens flares. Whether you want to achieve a dreamy, whimsical look or recreate the flares from your favorite SciFi movies, the possibilities are endless.


HEVC  software and hardware decoding (H.265)

Whether you’re an Express or Pro user, importing videos directly from your smartphone device is easier than ever! HitFilm 16 includes HEVC software and hardware decoding so you can effortlessly import footage directly from your smartphone device into your projects without needing to convert it first.


Voice recorder

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Voice recorder now included in HitFilm

Whether you’re a YouTuber, gamer, or content creator, the new update will not disappoint. HitFilm 16 takes the hassle out of adding a voiceover or any other audio directly onto your timeline with its new built-in voice recorder. This feature is available for both Pro and Express users.


Motion Lock effect

HitFilm Pro 16 takes the fuss out of matching the movement of effects to your footage. With the new smart Motion Lock effect, simply highlight an area of the video you want to match, move your effect to the desired location, then select ‘Apply Transform’ to instantly lock the effect to that location.


Along with all of these powerful new features, the HitFilm 16 software update also comes with utilities to remove unused assets from your media bin or unused tracks from your timeline, new AAF import/export support (for Pro users), a number of other feature enhancements, and stability and performance improvements too. So, what are you waiting for? Get HitFilm 16 today.

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Joshua Davies

Joshua Davies

For almost 20 years now, I've been lucky enough to lead a team of some of the most talented experts in the world. Together, we’ve brought 5 MILLION users to our video and photo products, and we’re inspired every day by the incredible content our community creates.
Joshua Davies

Joshua Davies

For almost 20 years now, I've been lucky enough to lead a team of some of the most talented experts in the world. Together, we’ve brought 5 MILLION users to our video and photo products, and we’re inspired every day by the incredible content our community creates.