What are the best HitFilm Pro alternatives in 2021?

    HitFilm Pro is described as 'HitFilm merges FXHome VisionLab Studio , FXHome Effectslab and FXHome CompositeLab into one software' and is a popular app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 50 alternatives to HitFilm Pro for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HitFilm Pro are Kdenlive (Free, Open Source), Shotcut (Free, Open Source), DaVinci Resolve (Freemium) and OpenShot (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

    1. Blender is the free and open-source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, video editing, and motion tracking.
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      Blender vs HitFilm Pro opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Blender is a great alternative to HitFilm Pro.
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      Blender has a great, powerful editor as well as particle, model, and tracking systems that Hitfilm does.
      Top positive comment  over 2 years ago

      It has lots of special effects like HitFilm does, and it can also be configured to do video editing.
      Top positive comment  about 4 years ago

      Blender is used to create 3D Models and animations and HitFilm is a video editing and cutting software
      Top negative comment  about 3 years ago

      Blender is used to animate 3D objects, not do film making
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

      Blender is used for 3d animations and different things aswell, mostly just 3d stuff. Its not even a video editor.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

      FXhome Hitfilm is closer to something like Adobe Premier, it is a editor and a compositor
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

      The Blender community work hard at providing us with excellent plugins , the possibilities are endless. What can't be done - soon will... (That's faith in Blender)
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    2. Kdenlive is a non linear video editor. It is based on the MLT framework and accepts many audio and video formats, allows you to add effects, transitions and render into the format of your choice.
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    3. Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.
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    4. DaVinci Resolve combines the world’s most advanced color corrector with professional multi-track editing, so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system!.
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    5. We designed OpenShot Video Editor to be an easy to use, quick to learn, and surprisingly powerful video editor. Take a quick look at some of our most popular features and capabilities.
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      OpenShot vs HitFilm Pro opinions
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      CraftKittyScotland FXHome HitFilm is mostly for visual effects editing, while OpenShot is mostly a video editing software.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago


    6. Edit video faster than ever before with the powerful, more connected Adobe Premiere® Pro CC. Dozens of brand-new features include a redesigned timeline, improved media management, and streamlined color grading.
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    7. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.
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    8. Natron is an open source, cross platform nodal compositing application. It is built around industry standard open source tech such as OpenFX, OpenEXR, OpenColorIO and OpenImageIO.
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    9. Adobe After Effects is the premiere digital video effects software used industry wide for film making and TV production as well as creative work including high-end video intros and audio-reactive music visualizers.
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      Most users think Adobe After Effects is a great alternative to HitFilm Pro.
    10. Produce videos for the web using the industry-leading H.264 format. No tweaks or technospeak, just sparkling HD-quality video with compact file sizes...every single time. Two existing production presets (blog and web) and three new presets (YouTube, HD display, and Screencast.
      Camtasia Studio vs HitFilm Pro opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      CraftKittyScotland FXHome HitFilm is closer to Adobe After Effects CC: it is mostly a visual effects editor. Camtasia Studio, on the other hand, is a video editing software that is closer to Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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