HitFilm Express

Video editing software for content creators and filmmakers

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HitFilm Express Overview

What is HitFilm Express?

HitFilm Express is an on-premise video editing solution designed for the novice as well as professional video content creators such as directors, video editors, gamers, YouTubers, and filmmakers. The software includes modules such as VFX effects, audio hard limiter effects, composite shot enhancements, particle simulator, compositor’s toolkit, and more.

HitFilm Express provides a track locking functionality that allows users to work on multiple layers and track changes on the individual layers. Particle systems technique improves the quality of the content, films, or gaming videos by transforming geometrical shapes into fractal distortion such as mountains, clouds, fire, and more.

Using the footage repair feature with masking and retouch tools, users can hide specific objects while visually enhancing the outlook of the clip. Additionally, color correction and grading involve the vectorscope viewer to understand different color tones and adjust the color, saturation, and white balance in the clip.

HitFilm Express Overview

Pricing

Starting from
N/A

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free

HitFilm Express is available for free of cost.


HitFilm Express Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States
Supported Languages
English

Media

HitFilm Express 2D and 3D layering
HitFilm Express blurring effect
HitFilm Express transitions editing
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HitFilm Express Reviews

HitFilm Express Reviews

Overall rating
4
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5
Excellent
0

Very good
2

Average
0

Poor
0

Terrible
0

Value for Money
0
Features
4
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
5
100% recommended this app
Mersen G.

The BEST VIDEO COMPOSITING SOFTWARE that's totally FREE!

It has really given me the opportunity to understand vfx and compositing a lot better. A lot of the films I've made over the years would never have been possible without this software's amazing rotoscoping U.I and compositing features. With regards to just the editing side of things, it's not really for me. However, it has never crashed before. Even when I did a 10 minute video which used about 10 different composite shots it still rendered without a fault.


David G.

Review of HitFilm Express

At the beginning of the pandemic, I had to do some editing and I found HitFilm Express to be very easy to do quality editing.


Mersen G.
Industry: Industrial Automation
Company size: 10,000+ Employees

The BEST VIDEO COMPOSITING SOFTWARE that's totally FREE!

Used Monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 13/10/2020
Review Source: Capterra

It has really given me the opportunity to understand vfx and compositing a lot better. A lot of the films I've made over the years would never have been possible without this software's amazing rotoscoping U.I and compositing features. With regards to just the editing side of things, it's not really for me. However, it has never crashed before. Even when I did a 10 minute video which used about 10 different composite shots it still rendered without a fault.

Pros

One word: Rotoscoping. Nothing, and I mean nothing (that's free), can beat the rotoscoping tools that Hitfilm Express offers. I love the entire U.I for rotoscoping- it's simple and easy to use. Other free softwares like Davinci Resolve offer the same feature but don't come close to how easy it is to composite a vfx shot in Hitfilm Express. Another pro is its FREE vfx library. They offer almost everything- from fires to explosions to lightning. All come with endless settings to adjust them to your liking. Want your explosion to be larger? No problem. Want more smoke? Sure. Want more BOOM? You can change that too. It's hard to come by a free software with such vfx functionality like Hitfilm Express. Another pro is the tracker U.I. I find it so easy to use it when I need text to stay in one place in the shot. Just to get that professional look, you know?

Cons

Features are a bit limited. They really want you to buy the full paid version (Hitfilm) so if you use too many vfx options or features as a whole, your video gets watermarked. The editing side of the software is also not the best out there. I find the U.I to be rather unappealing in design and functionality. Another con, and probably the biggest one for me, is the intrusive export error that I sometimes get after using it for a while. This means that I have to save, exit the software and re-enter it for it to work.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

David G.
Industry: Education Management
Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees

Review of HitFilm Express

Used Weekly for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 13/11/2020
Review Source: Capterra

At the beginning of the pandemic, I had to do some editing and I found HitFilm Express to be very easy to do quality editing.

Pros

The free express version offers a lot of useful features and is quick to learn. The quality of the interface makes the software pleasant to use.

Cons

Compared to other editing software, I had to import VOB files that were not possible to do so. I have to convert the file to be able to work with it.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

User recommendation
7.5/10
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HitFilm Express Pricing

HitFilm Express Pricing

Starting from
N/A
Free Trial
Free

HitFilm Express is available for free of cost.

HitFilm Express is available for free of cost.

Value for Money
0/5
Based on 2 user ratings
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HitFilm Express Features

HitFilm Express Features

API
Activity Dashboard
Automatic Notifications
Content Management
Customisable Branding
Customisable Templates
Data Import/Export
Drag & Drop Interface
Electronic Payments
Inventory Management
Order Management
Product Catalogue
Reporting & Statistics
SEO Management
Search Functionality
Social Media Integration
Template Management
Third Party Integration
Website Management
eCommerce Management
Features
4/5
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HitFilm Express FAQs

HitFilm Express FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for HitFilm Express.

Q. What type of pricing plans does HitFilm Express offer?

HitFilm Express offers the following pricing plans:

Pricing model: Free

Free Trial: Not Available

HitFilm Express is available for free of cost.

Q. What are the main features of HitFilm Express?

We do not have any information about HitFilm Express features

Q. Who are the typical users of HitFilm Express?

HitFilm Express has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does HitFilm Express support?

HitFilm Express supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does HitFilm Express offer?

HitFilm Express has the following pricing plans:

Free

Q. Does HitFilm Express support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices HitFilm Express supports

Q. What other apps does HitFilm Express integrate with?

We do not have any information about what integrations HitFilm Express has

Q. What level of support does HitFilm Express offer?

HitFilm Express offers the following support options:

FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials, Forum