Affinity Photo 1.7.0.367 / 1.7.0.380 Beta

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.

What's new in Affinity Photo 1.7.0.367:

EDR

  • Added support for EDR displays to Photo. When editing a 32bit document.

Brushes

  • Photo 1.7 introduces a new “sub-brush” mechanism, developed in conjunction with Paolo Limoncelli (DAUB® Brushes). This exciting feature allows any brush to have a list of other brushes attached which will draw at the same time. Each sub-brush has a fully separate and customisable set of dynamics. You can control when the sub-brushes are drawn and how they blend with the main brush.
  • The brush engine in Photo has been improved.
  • Symmetry (up to 32-way) is now supported - including on-canvas controls and optional mirroring.
  • Wet edges and accumulation are now available on colour brushes and brushes with HSL variance.
  • Brushes with multiple nozzle textures have always chosen the nozzle at random. In 1.7, the nozzle choice has a dynamic controller and ramp for greater control.
  • All brush tools now support left and right arrow keys for rotation - a common feature request.
  • Fixed ABR brush import (would ignore "random" controllers).

RAW

  • The RAW processing engine in Photo has been rewritten - producing better results and improved performance.
  • RAW files now load much more quickly.
  • Reimplemented support for XTrans sensors.
  • The denoise algorithm has been rewritten. It produces better results and takes advantage of the new GPU architecture.
  • Hot pixel removal is now automatically performed by the Serif Labs engine.
  • Profiled lens correction are more stable, apply more quickly, and can be toggled in the Develop UI.
  • The histogram in the Develop persona is now presented in the output colour space - as opposed to always being linear.
  • Develop now respects the output profile when previewing.
  • Show which autofocus rectangles were in focus and which were selected by the camera (yellow, green respectively).
  • A large number of new cameras are supported for RAW development (we will provide a list of the new supported cameras as soon as possible!).

Filters

  • New “Procedural Texture” filter with advanced presets support.
  • New “Voronoi” filter.
  • Denoise, Clarity and Shadows / Highlights filters have been rewritten (using technology from the Develop Persona).
  • More filters are now available as Live Filters - including the new Procedural Texture filter.
  • Live filters have been rewritten to improve performance - especially when multiple filters are used in a document.
  • Improved Polar to Rectangular and Rectangular to Polar filters.
  • Added round dot type to the halftone filter.
  • New “Lens Correction” filter - apply lens correction from the built-in lens database.
  • Bilateral blur accuracy improvements. [full release notes]

Changes in Affinity Photo 1.7.0.380 Beta:

  • Fixed failure to read keyboard shortcuts

Download page: Affinity Photo 1.7.0.367 (10 Days free trial)
Download: Affinity Photo 1.7.0.380 Beta | 335.0 MB (requires a valid product key)
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