User interface

Industry standard

Feel right at home as soon as you launch the software. HitFilm Pro follows established industry conventions with the added bonus of a customizable workspace and navigation shortcuts so you can truly make your workspace your own.

HiDPI support

Experience a beautiful, high-resolution interface and project view with retina support on Mac and HiDPI support on Windows. HitFilm Pro’s uncluttered design lets you an HD preview of that pixel-perfect rushing waterfall when working on a UHD screen.

Intelligent search

Quickly locate what you need with HitFilm Pro’s keyword search and find feature for all your media, effects and composite timelines. Coming from another software system? No problem, our algorithm recognizes keyword links to help you find what you’re looking for.

Effects presets

Get more time for film-trailer breaks with HitFilm Pro’s advanced effects presets. From lightning to lightswords, any preset can be easily expanded from its original parent effect and used immediately in your project. Less stress, less time in post.

mocha HitFilm plugin

The Academy Award-winning mocha HitFilm plugin gives you the power to accurately track masks and corner pin. Use any media type with mocha for a fast and easy workflow.

Preview & proxy

Work faster than the speed of light – or at least just faster than usual, with HitFilm Pro’s preview and proxy systems. Even as your project grows in complexity and scale, the GPU acceleration and a 64-bit architecture makes the best use of your computer’s hardware.


No mistake is final with HitFilm Pro’s work/life-saving history system. Redo, undo and compare options for going back to the way things were.


Export queue

Ready for that coffee break? The high-quality export queue lets you ‘set it and forget it’ by creating a self-executing export list to maximize productivity. Duplicate and modify export tasks to save time and render videos in multiple formats and resolutions.

Export presets

Export presets let you configure your export settings for high quality or high compression. Just drag and drop your selected presets, make it the default and move on to the next task. Export is available in multiple formats including 32-bit color and industry standard GoPro Cineform (Win) or QuickTime ProRes (Mac).

Rendering pipeline

8K & 32-bit float color ready

Your software shouldn’t limit your ambition. HitFilm Pro is ready for the next-generation of filmmakers with 8K UHD support and 32-bit floating point color. Retain the greatest graphical fidelity with our professional pipeline from start to finish and work with footage from almost any source and resolution.

Advanced anti-aliasing

Pixels a little rough around the edges? Smooth out those diagonal lines with up to 32x MS anti-aliasing on supported hardware so you get picture-perfect results after every render.

Longer RAM preview

Little changes can have big effects. HitFilm Pro’s real time RAM preview playback tool temporarily renders a section of your timeline into memory for real time playback so you can see your visual effects in action.


Ignite Pro 2017 »

Already in a committed relationship with another editor? No worries. We’ve created an extensive set of 150 powerful plugins called Ignite Pro 2017 for you to use with your software of choice.

  • Adobe
    After Effects
  • Adobe
    Premiere Pro
  • Apple
    Final Cut Pro X
  • Apple
  • Sony
  • Blackmagic Design
    DaVinci Resolve
  • The Foundry
  • Grass Valley
  • Avid
    Media Composer
  • Vegas Pro 14

Multiple activations

Work from your desktop, laptop or yacht (someday) with multiple HitFilm Pro 2017 activations. Use HitFilm Pro on up to 3 computers at any time, in any combination with Mac and PC.

OpenFX plug-ins

No such thing as too many plugins. Customize and scale up your HitFilm Pro software with any plugin of your choice to ensure your workflow works for you. Want to use NewBlue, GenArts, Red Giant or RE:Vision products inside HitFilm? Do it. With OpenFX support, anything is possible.

Industry standard formats

  • Import and Export GoPro CineForm 10-bit/12-bit - Windows only
  • Import and Export Apple ProRes 10-bit/12-bit - Mac only
  • OpenEXR Import and Export at 32-bit float
  • MP4 H.264 Import & Export
  • AVCHD Import
  • QuickTime Import (QuickTime install required on Windows)
  • AVI, M2T, M2TS, MTS, MXF (DVCPro HD), DV, HDV, WMV Video Import
  • AAC, MP3, M4A, MPA, WAV, WMA Audio Import
  • BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIFF Image Import