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HitFilm Express for Mac16.0.1192

26 October 2020

VFX software for the filmmaking revolution.

What is HitFilm Express for Mac

HitFilm Express is a free video editing software with professional-grade VFX tools and everything you need to make awesome content, films or gaming videos. Perfect for beginners, film students, gamers, YouTubers, or any creative without a budget.

Fully loaded, forever free

You got talent and the drive, so we give you what you need, free video editing software. Why? Because you shouldn’t have to pay to play. And that way, we get to be a part of your origin story which is pretty awesome.

  • Professional-grade video editor
  • Full 2D and 3D compositing
  • 410+ effects and presets
  • Free video tutorials and projects
  • Unlimited tracks and transitions
  • Available for Windows and Mac
  • Join our international filmmaking community

What's new in HitFilm Express

Version 16.0.1192:
  • Commands for importing media and recording voiceover have been added to the File menu
  • Added an option to sync video and audio tracks when scrolling vertically through the editor timeline
  • Boris FX BCC 3D Objects plugins have been updated to version 2020.5
  • The keyboard shortcuts for adjusting the scale of the timeline can now also be used on the timeline in the Controls panel
  • Mocha HitFilm has been upgraded to version 7.0.5
  • Added a command to remove all empty tracks on the editor timeline at once
  • Added support for decoding of HEVC/H.265 video files in the software, and on hardware for systems with supported GPUs
  • Export Frame functionality has been extensively reworked, with more options and greater control
  • Voiceover audio can now be recorded directly in HitFilm, through the Media panel or the File menu
  • The glTF format is now supported for importing 3D models and animation
  • 3D models now support physically-based rendering, using both Metallic-Roughness and Specular-Glossiness materials
  • Added support for hardware decoding on Macs with supported graphics hardware
  • 3D model formats which support animation no longer generate animation files on import, unless the model includes animation data
  • Editor tracks can now be renamed by double-clicking on the track name
  • The GoPro FX Reframe effect has been renamed, and is now GoPro Lens Reframe
  • The names of imported 3D animation assets are now displayed in the Media panel
  • The motion blur settings now use a default shutter phase of -90
  • The default radius for Highpass Sharpen was adjusted, and the blend modes have been reordered based on intensity
  • The new Export menu provides access to all export functions in a single location
  • All spinbox values in the interface can now be edited by click-dragging with the mouse
  • The Export Frame feature now names the image based on the timecode of the frame being exported
  • The new Remove Unused command deletes all unused assets from the Media panel with a single command
Bug Fixes:
  • Adding curves to a layer which contains a mask no longer causes stability issues
  • Selecting a point layer in the controls for Video Copilot's Optical Flares no longer causes stability issues
  • Trying to add a preset to a layer which does not support certain types of effects no longer causes stability issues
  • Opening a new project after creating a text object on the editor no longer causes stability issues
  • If a timeline is shortened to a timecode which precedes the Out point, the Out point is clamped to fit the new duration
  • Behavior effects are now added at the bottom of the effects list, when applied to editor sequence objects
  • Clicking the Reset Master button in Trapcode Particular no longer causes stability issues
  • Searching for "4 point" in the Effects panel now returns the 4-point gradient in the results
  • Parenting a camera to a 2D layer which is parented to a 3D layer no longer causes stability issues
  • Saving a project no longer prevents the font in the Text effect from being changed
  • Scopes are now only calculated when the Scopes panel is visible
  • Exporting a project no longer stops the Text effect from updating in the viewer
  • The Controls panel now updates properly for pasted objects
  • Making a composite shot from a clip with curves applied no longer causes stability issues
  • The GoPro Lens Reframe interface is now resized to fit the selected Projection preset
  • Dragging to reposition the view in GoPro Lens Reframe now moves the view in the expected direction
  • Eliminated an artifact at the center of the GoPro Lens Reframe effect when running on Intel 600-series graphics
  • Clarified the wording of some error messages
  • MPEG-1 .ts video files now import correctly
  • The export preview now properly renders when the Export panel is re-opened during an ongoing export task
  • Improved the handling of audio files containing floating-point PCM values
  • 360° effects can now be searched for in the Effects panel without including the degrees symbol
  • Media files containing pre-multiplied alpha channels now render correctly in the Trimmer, the Media panel, and the editor thumbnails
  • Playback in the trimmer now includes the last frame of the video
  • Editing the border color for a mask is now processed on the viewer immediately
  • Reduced the bitrates for Instagram export presets
  • Merging audio from two recordings of the same event with noticeable variations has been improved
  • The Export Now > Contents command now creates a folder at the chosen location, if the folder doesn't already exist
  • 3D models using the Override Texture option now properly respect the viewer's downsample mode
  • The export button is now correctly disabled when there is nothing to export
  • Repositioning masks now registers correctly, so the mask does not move again when the mouse is clicked
  • Clicking the Favorite button with multiple effects selected now favorites all selected effects
  • The large curves interface in the Controls panel now displays correctly when enabled
  • Selection of a folder in the Export panel presets list is now clearly indicated
  • Rounded rectangle mask controls now update properly based on the size of the mask
  • Selecting a foreground layer in Video Copilot's Optical Flares no longer causes stability issues
  • Double-clicking a mask shape now finalizes the mask after adding it
  • Resetting an orthographic view now updates to display all objects correctly
  • Copy-paste now behaves more consistently on the Editor and composite shot timelines
  • Adding an effect which does not include any controls no longer switches focus to the Controls panel
  • Added the option to Convert to Point Text/Paragraph Text to the contextual menu on the editor
  • Switching projects while an export task is ongoing now stops the export
  • The Apply Matte option in Mocha HitFilm now functions correctly on Mac systems
  • Clicking the Master System button in Trapcode Particular no longer causes stability issues
  • The editor timeline will now offer to match the resolution of non-media assets, such as a planes, when they are the first object added to the timeline
  • Improved the styling of properties containing non-editable text, to make it more apparent which properties are read-only
  • Adding an effect now consistently opens the effect controls in the Controls panel, and selects the object on the timeline
  • Creating a null in Video Copilot's Element 3D no longer causes stability issues
  • Creating a composite shot from an audio-only asset now uses the project resolution, rather than a resolution of 1x1.The controls for the Atomic Particles now update correctly when the effect is applied to a 3D model
  • The controls for the Atomic Particles now update correctly when the effect is applied to a 3D model
  • Deleting a layer after cut/pasting the layer and source asset no longer causes stability issues
  • The histogram for the Levels Histogram effect is no longer calculated unless the histogram is visible
  • Improved the styling for the names of video files, which were being elided unnecessarily on Mac systems
  • The interface now renders correctly when interface tabs are repositioned
  • Zooming the viewer with the mouse wheel is now disabled while creating a mask

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How would you rate HitFilm Express app?

1 Reviews of HitFilm Express

09 August 2020
Version: 15.0.1081

Most helpful

After install the app tried to connect to half a dozen servers, and I am not comfortable with apps who do that. Uninstalled without using it.
09 August 2020
Version: 15.0.1081
After install the app tried to connect to half a dozen servers, and I am not comfortable with apps who do that. Uninstalled without using it.