Relink simply points an existing media asset to another file on disk. It's only really intended for replacing files like-for-like (e.g. an .mp4 with another .mp4).
But there's another feature, replace, that …
Playback is stopped to prevent invalidation of the source media/project data by the user while it is in use. There are some exceptions, such as when using the audio mixer controls, but only because we had to engineer in specific use cases.
I agree …
Right click on the task (or tasks) that you want to re order and use the Force Start action in the contextual menu.
The task(s) will be moved to the top of the pending queue and automatically started.
"Interesting.... just checked in HF6 and DannyDev (or someone else) did what he threatened to do in that thread: removed the one performance enhancing "option" we had available.
This was a bug. We looked into it here specifically when y…
We've noticed in the office that Macs consistently out perform newer Windows PCs, despite running on much older hardware (sometimes, very, very old hardware).
I can only assume that it is a combination of higher quality components and more tightly …
"Doesn't Hit Film 2017 come with 12 months of free updates?"
HitFilm Pro 2017, released in November 2016, had 7 free updates, the last of which was in July 2017. At no point did we say that there would be 12 months of three updates …
Have you tried the Paste Attributes feature?
Select the layer containing the keyframes, then from the right click menu, choose Copy.
Then select the other layers that you want to copy the keyframes too. From the right click menu choose Paste Attri…
Action Pro is written in an entirely different language and uses a different framework.
Traditionally, Wine, like most virtualisation layers, lacked access to the GPU which HitFilm depends on, which was a problem back when H…
No features have been dropped/removed in the latest version of HF Pro.
If third party plugins are not showing up then either (a) your copy of HF has not been activated or (b) there is an issue with your installation.
When you press and release the mouse button on a curve line, a new path point is created, without handles.
However, when you press, drag and then release the mouse button, a new path point is created with handles.
The masking controls were overhau…
Export error 36 is literally 'cannot push frame'.
This refers to the process of encoding a rendered video frame to the video codec you have chosen, for example h264.
Running out of disk space is the most likely cause. Proxies are very large on dis…
This is a feature, added in HitFilm 5 update 1, that allows you to refine the filter to specific 'groups' in the hierarchy, where a 'group' is a non leaf level in the hierarchy
Create a comp with a text layer, a camera layer and a grade layer then …
Comps are always created with audio, however you can easily unlink and delete the audio component when those comps are used on the editor timeline.
You can also choose to not export audio in the export screen.
Turning off audio for comps would onl…
Right click on a built in preset (the ones with the lock icons) and choose 'Edit' from the menu. Make your changes and then press the 'Save a Copy' button.
This will create a copy of the preset that you can change.
The bundled presets are simply l…
Current versions of HitFilm, including Pro and Express 2017, *should* run on OSX 10.9 Mavericks however we no longer support or test for that OS.
There are no explicit checks in the installer or application that I know of that should prevent it alt…
That's not a bug in HitFilm. It's a annoying limitation of the item views in the framework (Qt) that we use.
Ideally unchecking video should disable the audio checkbox while leaving it checke…