Affinity Photo redefines the boundaries for professional photo editing software on the Mac. With a meticulous focus on workflow it offers sophisticated tools for enhancing, editing and retouching your images in an incredibly intuitive interface with all the power and performance you need.
Affinity Photo is the fastest, smoothest and most precise image editing software around, this essential app will revolutionize the way you work, whether you’re editing and retouching images, creating full-blown multi-layered compositions or making beautiful raster paintings.
Affinity Photo has become the first choice for photography and creative professionals around the world, who love its speed, power and precision. Born to work hand-in-hand with the latest powerful computer technology, it’s the only fully-loaded photo editor integrated across macOS, Windows and iOS.
Engineered for Professionals
• Open, edit and save Photoshop® PSD files
• RGB, CMYK, Greyscale and LAB color spaces
• End-to-end CMYK workflow with ICC color management
• Full 16 and 32-bit per channel editing
• Work with all standard formats like PNG, TIFF, JPG, GIF, SVG, EPS, EXR, HDR and PDF
• Panning and zooming is always live at 60fps with live previews, live tools and real-time editing
• Open and edit massive images without compromising performance or running out of memory
- Performance and power
The raw power under the hood of Affinity Photo will leave you amazed at how quickly you can work. Watch your edits render in real time and dive into the huge toolset, tailored to the demands of a professional workflow.
- Live, real time editing
Massive image support (100+ Megapixels)
Super smooth pan and zoom at 60fps
Open and edit PSD and PSB files
PSD smart object import
Support for the most complex vector docs
Studio presets for the UI layout and other timesaving tools
Whether you want to make quick corrections, or spend time on a detailed retouch, Affinity Photo has a complete set of retouching tools and dedicated features to help.
- Smooth and retouch skin with frequency separation
Dodge, burn, clone, patch and blemish removal tools
Dedicated liquify workspace for sculpting features
Remove unwanted objects with the magical inpainting brush
Correct color casts, enhance infrared imagery and augment live filters with new divide blend mode
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Incredible live filter layers
Effects like blurs, lighting, distortions and perspective corrections can all be applied as non-destructive live filter layers. This means you can erase away from them, mask them, reorder them and adjust parameters at any time. It’s a completely new way to work.
- Add filter effects non-destructively
Apply to single layers or over a whole layer stack
Mask and erase areas after they have been applied
Add live liquify layer
Live full resolution preview at all times
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Full RAW Development
Shoot in RAW and enjoy an end-to-end 16-bit, super smooth experience in Affinity Photo. Bring out all the details, and control those finer corrections to take that perfect shot to another level.
- Professional lens corrections
Adjust exposure, blackpoint, white balance and much more
View histograms, blown highlights, shadows and tones
View and edit EXIF information
Best in class noise reduction and hot pixel removal
Import XMP files (metadata only)
Batch copyright and rights information
With support for limitless layers, Affinity Photo provides a full library of adjustments, effects and live filters, all of which can be grouped, clipped, masked or blended together to create incredibly complex image compositions.
- Unlimited layers
Live blend modes
Mask & clipping layers
Vector and text tools
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Affinity Photo’s super smooth brush engine and advanced dynamics offers the most fluid and natural painting experience available.
- Huge library of brushes included
Create custom brushes with advanced dynamics
Combine multiple brushes together in a single stroke
Full support for Wacom and other graphics tablets
Full support for Apple Pencil (iPad version)
Import .abr brush files
Create brushes from current pixel selection
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Faultless photo stitching
Get perfect panoramas every time with Affinity Photo’s advanced stitching algorithm, including automatic image alignment and full perspective corrections.
- Refined selections
Achieve a level of accuracy you never thought possible with Affinity Photo’s advanced selection refinement algorithms. Whether cutting out objects, creating masks or selectively applying adjustments, you can make extremely precise selections – even down to individual strands of hair – with ease.
- Selection brush & magic wand
Marquee and lasso tools
Advance selection refinement
Paint to select
Affinity Photo’s HDR algorithm creates incredibly natural-looking images enabling you to unlock the full dynamic range of the scene. You can work natively with the full 32-bit image, or use extensive tone mapping facilities for beautiful results.
- Unlimited source images
Full tone mapping controls
Merge directly from RAW
Alignment and perspective correction
Expertly merge multiple images taken at different focal distances for detailed macro photography results. Affinity Photo takes care of the alignment and completes a deep analysis to determine the best areas of each image to use.
- Path text
Explore a range of diverse typographical designs by adding text along a path. Create a path from any line, curve or shape drawn with any of the line or shape tools.
- Pattern layers
Add a fixed size bitmap layer that repeats across your entire document. These pattern layers can be painted on, masked, manipulated with filters and transformed non-destructively – all while you watch the resulting pattern come to life in real-time.
- 32-bit workflow
The only photo editing tool to offer full end-to-end 32-bit workflow for working on HDR images, renders, textures or exports from 3D software.
- OpenEXR and Radiance HDR support
Import OpenColorIO configurations
HDR / EDR monitor support