FXHOME HitFilm 2 Express (Download)

FXHOME HitFilm 2 Express (Download)

FXHOME HitFilm 2 Express (Download)

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Product Highlights

  • Non-Linear Editing of up to 10 Tracks
  • Color Correction and Grading
  • Chroma Key Extraction and Light Wrap
  • 2D Feature Tracking with Optical Flow
  • 3D Compositing with Depth of Field
  • Create 3D Lighting and Shadows
  • Work Natively in Many Formats
  • Supports up to 1080p Resolution
  • HiFilm Community and Video Tutorials
  • Upload Directly to YouTube
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FXHOME HitFilm 2 Express overview

  • 1Description

HitFilm 2 Express from Fx Home combines non-linear editing, visual effects, and compositing into a unified application for OS X and 64-bit versions of Windows. With tools like 10 track video and 10 track audio editing, transitions, 3D extrusion, and color correction it is possible to finish an entire, effects-driven project in just this program. In addition, broad codec supports means you can work natively in many formats without having to transcode for greater interoperability with third-party tools.

To enhance your video, choose from over 100 visual effects including 3D computer generated gunfire, text, and even anamorphic lens flares. Along with visual effects, you can also insert a new background using the green screen removal tool with spill suppression. Once your movie is completed, you can upload directly to YouTube right from HitFilm 2 Express or save a high quality file on your computer.


Three Tools in One Interface
Integrated non-linear editing, visual effects and compositing is a reality with HitFilm 2. Jump between your editor sequence and visual effect shots with a single click
Use Presets to Save Time
Work with HitFilm's included presets or combine fully customizable effects to build your visuals from the ground up
Auto-Save and Undo
Your project is auto-saved automatically as you work. If you change your mind on anything you can undo through multiple decisions using the History panel
YouTube Upload or Local Export
When you're finished, you can upload directly to your YouTube account from inside HitFilm, or export a high quality version to your computer

Video Editing

Essential Tools
Features core editing tools commonly found in NLEs, including slip, slide, ripple and roll
Supports 10 Video and 10 Audio Tracks
Multitack editing helps simplify the task of combining video and audio elements for several sources, and enables to layering for certain types of effects
Responsive Viewer
The editing viewer provides responsive visual feedback about all your editing decisions, designed to help you position and trim clips relative to one another
Volume and Opacity Graphs
Directly control the volume and opacity of your video and audio layers using the timeline graph editor

Light and Flares

    This set of light plug-ins creates procedural flare effects for a wide range of projects - ideal for blending composited elements together
    Anamorphic Streaks
    Create smears and light streaks to simulated the artifacts created by anamorphic lenses - with full control over appearance and complexity
    Light Flares
    Create realistic, fully customizable optical flares. You can even map the flares to points in 3D space
    Light Rays and Gleam
    Apply volumetric-style light effects


    Add artificial camera shake to enhance your visual effects - ideal for explosions
    Apply artificial film grain to any layer to help give your project the organic look of motion picture stock

    Procedural Simulation

    Lightening and Electricity
    A versatile electricity generator designed to handle everything from individual lightning bolts to force lightning and Tesla coils
    Blood Spray
    Create CG squibs and splatters with a simulated impact plane and fine control of density and direction of blood flow
    3D Gunfire
    Provides fully customizable muzzle flashes that can be rotated and positioned in true 3D

    Composition Tools

      HitFilm 2 Express features a collection of 16 color correction and digital grading effects
      Color Wheels
      The color correction wheels provide an intuitive way to apply primary color correction to your footage
      Create Your Own Custom Look
      Combine different effects and apply them to different parts of the frame to create custom visuals. Choose from presets or create your own

      Keying and Extraction

      Blue and Green Screen
      The green screen removal tool features spill suppression to help you get the cleanest keys
      Light Wrap
      Automatically bleed light from your background onto your composited foreground for more realistic results

      2D Motion Tracking

      2D Feature Tracking with Optical Flow
      The integrated, 2D feature tracking tool allows you to choose template match or optical flow techniques for accurate motion tracking

      3D Compositing

        Mix 2D and 3D layers on the same timeline to build up entirely new shots
        HitFilm's 3D environment supports multiple virtual cameras. With full animation and camera rig support you can cut between different cameras during a shot
        Lights and Shadows
        Set up 3D lights and cast shadows from your 3D objects. Lights can be animated and HitFilm supports ambient, spotlight, directional, and point lighting
        Depth of Field and Motion Blur
        Provides support for automated depth of field and motion blur, with full control over the virtual camera lens aperture, zoom, and shutter speed

        File Handling

        Broad Format Compatibility
        Supports editing in a wide range of codecs at up to 1080p resolution to minimize transcoding. Supported formats include:
        • Video: AVCHD, AVI, DV M2T, M2TS, MOV, MP4, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MTS, MXF and WMV
        • Audio: AAC, MP3, M4A, WAV and WMA
        • Still Image: BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG and TIFF


        GPU Acceleration
        All of HitFilm's effects and compositing features can take advantage of graphics card acceleration - where available - for maximum performance
        Account-Based Activation
        If you need to re-install HitFilm you can simply download a new copy using your HitFilm.com account
        Designed to Run on Most Computers
        HitFilm is designed to scale to the computer that it is running it, giving you the flexibility to edit on everything from a consumer model up to a pro workstation
        64-bit Enabled
        Takes advantage of 64-bit processor and OS architecture for maximum performance

        Web and Community Integration

        The Home Screen
        Highlighted content from the HitFilm community is collated on the software's Home screen, which can be accessed with one click
        Movie Wall
        Showcase your videos on the Movie Wall. Notable submissions are highlighted to all HitFilm users through the Home screen
        Free Video Tutorials
        Through the HitFilm community you can access over 80 hours of videos with tutorials describing many common applications of the software
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        FXHOME HitFilm 2 Express specs

        Supported Operating Systems Microsoft Windows (64-bit): 8, 7, Vista
        OS X: 10.9, 10.8, 10.7
        Minimum System Requirements Mac
        Processor: Dual-core Intel Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7
        RAM: 4 GB
        Graphics: 512 MB or more graphics memory
        Display Resolution: 1024 x 768

        1.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 64
        RAM: 2 GB
        Graphics: Intel HD 3000, NVIDIA GeForce 7900 GT or AMD/ATI Radeon HD 2900 GT with at least 512 MB video memory and support for OpenGL 2.0 (see HitFilm website for an up to date list of supported graphics hardware)
        Display Resolution: 1024 x 768 with 32-bit color

        Disk Space: 300 MB for installation
        Internet connection for download and access to Web-based features
        Recommended System Requirements Mac
        Processor: Quad-core Intel Core i5, Core i7 or Intel Xeon (Nehalem)
        RAM: 8 GB
        Graphics: Dedicated graphics card with 1024 MB or more memory
        Display Resolution: 1280 x 800

        2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Quad or AMD Phenom X4
        RAM: 4 GB
        NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX or AMD/ATI Radeon HD 4850 with at least 1024 MB video memory and support for OpenGL 2.0 (see HitFilm website for an up to date list of supported graphics hardware)
        Display Resolution: 1280 x 800 with 32-bit color

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