Step 1: Uninstall any existing copies

Firstly, uninstall any existing copies of HitFilm 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.

This version of HitFilm Express was released on 19th Jul 2018. A newer version is now available. Download your latest version instead.

Download Windows installer - version 9.0.7813 (324MB) »

Download Mac installer - version 9.0.0468 (413MB) »

By downloading you agree to the software license agreement.

Step 3: Run the installer

Run the HitFilm 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
  • If you already have a license:
    1. Choose Activate & Unlock.
    2. Sign in with your FXhome website account details.
    3. Follow the on screen instructions.
  • If you don't have a license yet:
    1. Go to
    2. Follow the links to claim your free copy of HitFilm Express.
    3. Return to the program, and choose Activate & Unlock.
    4. Sign in with your FXhome website account details.
    5. Follow the on screen instructions.

Step 5: Finished

HitFilm Express is now ready for you to use!

Get started with HitFilm Express by following our exclusive tutorials.

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