Affinity Photo 1.6.4 out of beta, final version released

Affinity Photo

Affinity Photo is a professional photo editing tool with all the power you’ll ever need. Live retouch tools work in real time and its speed means there’s no waiting to see your results. Non-destructive editing, raw processing and end-to-end color management are standard, so Affinity Photo has all the features required to make beautiful photographs spring to life.

Affinity Photo comes with a huge range of high-end filters including lighting, blurs, distortions, tilt-shift, shadows, glows and many more. Correct and enhance images with Levels, Curves, Black and White, White Balance, HSL, Shadows and Highlights and over a dozen other adjustments that are previewed instantly and can be edited any time.

Other features include raw image processing, PSD import and export, colour management, accurate adjustments, high-end controls for channels and masks, advanced layer handling, batch processing, focus stacking, and much more.

Affinity Photo changelog:

  • All new shadows / highlights algorithm for Develop.

  • Develop clarity improvements.

  • Improved input smoothing for all tools.

  • Improved Perlin Noise filter.

  • Transparent TGA import support.

  • Many improvements to batch processing.

  • PSD, PDF import / export improvements.

  • Significant Photoshop plugin support improvements.

  • Fixed inability to export transparent PNG, TIFF, etc.

  • Fixed slow Lens Blur, Depth of Field blur issues.

  • Fixed Depth of Field blur progress / slowness issues.

  • Fixed sporadic hanging when opening many image files at once.

  • Restored ability of marquee tools to snap.

  • Fixed crashing bug when exporting certain large PSDs.

  • Added special case PSD import code for “SketchClub” PSD files (they should fix this!).

  • Fixed Text Styles panel to show the document defaults when no text is selected

  • Changed Layers panel to add more distinction between clipped and nested layers

  • Fixed document DPI showing a decimal place in some situations

  • Fixed reset of user workspace when new panels have been added

  • Fixed newly created Text Styles being applied twice to a text frame on creation

  • Fixed vector export (including PDF) taking a long time due to large clip areas

  • Fixed Fit/Shrink to printable does not fit to printer margins

  • Fixed 2nd Print has a zero size document in printer dialog

  • Fixed being unable to move the Greyness node in Layer Effects > Colour Overlay

  • Fixed colour node appearing on the Colour panel

  • Fixed hit testing on floating window edges to make it easier to resize windows

  • Fixed closing a floating window through the taskbar closing the application (a side-effect of this change is that Alt+F4 on a floating window will now just close that window, not the app)

  • Fixed View Mode menu item incorrectly exposed in Affinity Photo Export Persona

  • Fixed double clicking View Tool is not consistent between Personas

  • Fixed crash when making a gradient document fill global

  • Improved performance when History and Layers panel are visible

  • Fixed PDF Export for some documents [full release notes]

Download: Affinity Photo | 282 MB (10 Days free trial)
View: Affinity Photo Homepage | Screenshot

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