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What are the best HitFilm Pro alternatives?

HitFilm Pro is described as 'HitFilm merges FXHome VisionLab Studio , FXHome Effectslab and FXHome CompositeLab into one software' and is a popular Video Editor in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 50 alternatives to HitFilm Pro for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Blender, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like HitFilm Pro are Kdenlive, Shotcut, DaVinci Resolve and OpenShot.

HitFilm Pro alternatives are mainly Video Editors but may also be VFX Software or Motion Graphics Software. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of HitFilm Pro.
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  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.

    ⚫︎ 3D SculptingBlender offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Blender, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Animation RiggingBlender supports bone structures to manipulate a 3D model like a puppet for animation.
    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsBlender can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Node BasedBlender supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    ⚫︎ Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Blender.
    ⚫︎ Physically-Based RenderingPrecise rendering method for Blender to represent of how light interacts with material properties.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableBlender is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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    Cycles is Blender’s ray-trace based production render engine.
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    Almost everyone thinks Blender is a great alternative to HitFilm Pro.
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    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)

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    It has lots of special effects like HitFilm does, and it can also be configured to do video editing.

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    FXhome Hitfilm is closer to something like Adobe Premier, it is a editor and a compositor

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    Blender is used to animate 3D objects, not do film making

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    Blender is used for 3d animations and different things aswell, mostly just 3d stuff. Its not even a video editor.

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    Blender has a great, powerful editor as well as particle, model, and tracking systems that Hitfilm does.

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    Blender is used to create 3D Models and animations and HitFilm is a video editing and cutting software

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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.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Kdenlive, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeKdenlive doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenKdenlive supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeKdenlive supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableKdenlive is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  3. Shotcut is a free, open source, cross-platform, non-linear video editor.

    ⚫︎ LightweightShotcut consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Shotcut, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenShotcut supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ PortableShotcut can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeShotcut supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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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!.

    ⚫︎ Colour GradingDaVinci Resolve lets you manipulate color in creative and artistic ways.
    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenDaVinci Resolve supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Node BasedDaVinci Resolve supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    ⚫︎ Support for VST PluginsDaVinci Resolve support third-party Virtual Studio Technology (VST) plugins.
    ⚫︎ Facial RecognitionDaVinci Resolve can register a biometric facial pattern to identify or verify the identity of a subject through an image or video.
    ⚫︎ Multicam EditingMulticam editing lets you automatically sync several angles of video with different formats, frame sizes, and frame rates.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in DaVinci Resolve, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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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.

    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenOpenShot supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
    ⚫︎ Ad-freeOpenShot doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    FXHome HitFilm is mostly for visual effects editing, while OpenShot is mostly a video editing software.

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  6. Olive is a free non-linear video editor aiming to provide a fully-featured alternative to high-end professional video editing software.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Olive Video Editor, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
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    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.

    ⚫︎ Node BasedNatron supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Natron, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ PortableNatron can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  8. 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.

    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Adobe Premiere Pro, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Colour GradingAdobe Premiere Pro lets you manipulate color in creative and artistic ways.
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  9. 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.

    ⚫︎ Chroma Key / Green ScreenCamtasia Studio supports chroma key to replace the background with an image or video backdrop.
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    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.

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  10. 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.

    ⚫︎ Motion CaptureYou can capture and modify/animate faces, gestures, movements or objects within the Adobe After Effects.
    ⚫︎ Keyframe AnimationCompositions can be keyframed in Adobe After Effects, allowing you to change the parameters over time.
    ⚫︎ Support for 4KAdobe After Effects supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
    ⚫︎ Node BasedAdobe After Effects supports node editing, a form of visual programming that gives you full control over the rendering.
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    Most users think Adobe After Effects is a great alternative to HitFilm Pro.
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