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HitFilm Reveals the Next Generation of Video Editing


Everything filmmakers need in one place, from easy editing to big visual effects

Norwich, UK - 19th November 2015 – HitFilm today launched a new version of their flagship editing and visual effects software, HitFilm 4 Pro. Following the launch of HitFilm 3 Express for free, HitFilm 4 Pro introduces major new features for filmmakers requiring high quality visual effects. Chief among the advancements are a powerful video editor, greater realism when rendering 3D scenes, advanced animation controls and a refined interface.

HitFilm 4 Pro logo
HitFilm 4 Pro logo

Modern filmmaking requires indie filmmakers to be editors, VFX artists and colorists at the same time; HitFilm 4 Pro gives you everything you need and more. From short films to documentaries, commercials to vlogging - HitFilm has features for beginners and experts alike, combining depth and sophistication with an intuitive simplicity.

No other video product combines high quality editing tools, 3D compositing, 3D object rendering, an industry leading particle simulator, an expansive toolkit for advanced color correction and grading as well as over 200 fully customizable visual effects. Also included is HitFilm Ignite, a collection of over 140 plugins for use in Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Sony Catalyst Edit, Sony Vegas Pro, DaVinci Resolve & Apple Motion.

“HitFilm 4 Pro allows creators at every level access to world-class VFX and editing tools,” explained Josh Davies, CEO, HitFilm. “Our passionate community are fantastic and we’re pleased to offer these tools to help them push their projects to the next level. No matter how grand the vision, users will be able to add new elements previously only available on platforms costing hundreds, if not thousands of dollars. HitFilm 4 Pro allows filmmakers of all levels to create professional-grade video projects. It’s the biggest release we’ve ever had.”

Today’s release of HitFilm 4 Pro is available immediately for download to Mac & PC for $349 from The system requirements are: Mac 10.9, 10.10, 10.11 and Windows 7, 8 & 10. One license can be used simultaneously on three separate machines.


For Editors:
For reviews, media information and briefings, please contact Chris Gmiterek

Reviewer copies of HitFilm 4 Pro are available. Media information, including examples, logos, packshots, screenshots and reviewer’s guides, can be downloaded from

The HitFilm YouTube channel features tutorials, filmmaking techniques and occasional short films: For more about HitFilm 4 Pro, visit

Contact PR:
Chris Gmiterek
Marketing Manager at Uppercut PR
L: (403) 978 9165

Contact HitFilm:
Kirstie Tostevin
Marketing Coordinator at FXHOME
L: +44 (0)1603 518409