Editing tools

editing tools

The editing tools are found at the far left of the timeline. You will regularly switch between the different tools while editing in HitFilm.

From top to bottom the tools are:

Select - enables selection of clips and basic trim edits.
Hand - moves the track view around inside the timeline panel without affecting clips.
Slice - cuts a clip into multiple clips.
Slip edit - performs a slip edit.
Slide edit - performs a slide edit.
Ripple edit - performs a ripple edit.
Roll edit - performs a roll edit.
Snap - turns snapping on and off. When snapping is on, clips will lock together to ensure your timeline has no accidental empty spaces.