NORWICH, UK — FXhome (www.fxhome.com) has completed a significant update to HitFilm Express, the free version of the company’s advanced editing, VFX and compositing tool. HitFilm Express 13 adds a number of features users have been asking for, including layer and track locking, masking from the timeline, support for cinematic 4K, and a slew of workflow enhancements.
HitFilm Express 13 delivers a number of new features that are designed to inspire the gaming community to amp up their YouTube channels by creating professional-looking content. Layer and track locking is now availble in both the editing timeline and compositor, eliminating the fear of accidental changes. Masking can now be done directly in the editing timeline. The Mocha HitFilm planar tracker upgrade is now in line with the newest updates from BorisFX. And support for DCI 4K (4096x2160), the standard for 4K cinema, has been added.
FXhome also announced FXhome Masterclass “Game On,” a series of Fortnite-themed tutorials designed to inspire gamers and the YouTube gaming community to create professional caliber gaming videos. In the Masterclass (https://fxhome.com/hitfilm-express/game-on), gamers can learn how to record game footage, fix audio, add effects, and create unique branding for their own YouTube channels.
FXhome will also be giving away a free Gaming PC worth $1,500, courtesy of AMD and Armari. By downloading HitFilm Express 13 and registering before September 29th, users will be eligible to win the gaming workstation.