We are no longer issuing new licenses for this program, so unless you already have a license you will be unable to activate. Why not try our latest version of HitFilm Express instead?

Step 1: Uninstall any existing copies

Firstly, uninstall any existing copies of HitFilm 3 Express that you might already have on your computer.

Step 2: Download the installer

Click the download button below that corresponds to the operating system you are running. This will download the installer to your computer.

Download Mac installer - version 3.1.0157 (196MB) »

Download Windows installer - version 3.1.5213 (255MB) »

Step 3: Run the installer

Run the HitFilm 3 Express installer file on your computer by double clicking on its file icon (this requires administrator privileges on your computer). Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Step 4: Activate the software

  • Launch the program
  • Choose activate from the options when asked to activate, try or buy.
  • If you already have a FXhome website account sign in with your details, otherwise choose to create an account.
  • Follow the on screen instructions.
  • If you are asked for a serial code, enter the one you received when you purchased the program.

Step 5: Finished

HitFilm 3 Express is now ready for you to use!