Installation & activation


The latest version of HitFilm can always be downloaded from your account.

Demo mode

After installation HitFilm will start in demo mode. This restricts export to 30 seconds and YouTube only. Activating Express is entirely free.

Note that if you have purchased add-on packs to expand Express' features in the HitFilm.com Store these will not be available in demo mode.

As Express is free to use, the first thing to do is activate your software.

Activating

Activating Express will enable additional export options and any component packs you have purchased.

When you start the software choose Activate & unlock from the welcome screen.

Follow the on-screen instructions to login and activate your software. Make sure you use the same email address you used when downloading Express.

You can also activate by going to the File menu, choosing Options and using the Activation settings.

After activation, the next time you restart you will have access to HitFilm 4 Express, including any features you have enabled through the HitFilm.com Store.

Installing on another computer

The HitFilm 4 Express license allows for a single activated computer at a time.

If you want to transfer your install to a different computer you will need to deactivate on the old computer first.

Installing add-on packs

The HitFilm 4 Express license allows for a single activated computer at a time.

If you want to transfer your install to a different computer you will need to deactivate on the old computer first.