Affinity Photo

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Graphic designing and image editing software

About Affinity Photo

Affinity Photo is a graphic design software that provides photographers and creative professionals with tools to edit images on a centralized platform. Supervisors can merge high dynamic range (HDR) images, overlap and stitch panoramic shots, and combine multiple pictures using the focus stacking functionality.

Affinity Photo allows designers to perform real-time image rendering, edit photoshop document (PSD) files, and utilize studio presets for UI layouts. Artists can correct color casts and remove blemishes or unwanted objects with magical inpainting brushes or patch removal tools. It also lets users apply filters across single layers or multiple stacks, add live liquify layers, and view the preview of edited images in full resolution.

Affinity Photo enables creative professionals to adjust exposure or white balance, edit metadata, and mask or erase specific sections of images. The software also helps users view histograms, add copyright information in batches, and perform lens corrections in photos.


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Overall rating

4.8 /5
(88)
Value for Money
4.8/5
Features
4.5/5
Ease of Use
4.4/5
Customer Support
4.6/5

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Rogelio
Rogelio
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  • Industry: Online Media
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

A photo editor worth the try... because you'll stay

Reviewed on 25/03/2022

I came from Photoshop to Affinity and loved it. I use this everyday to give my clients great...

I came from Photoshop to Affinity and loved it. I use this everyday to give my clients great products like online ads, photo retouches, photo editing, compositions... wow... all
And the digital drawing is such a big feature for me that I can create smooth lines at ease.

Pros

The price. It's inexpensive compared to Photoshop. But not only that, it's set of tools are top-level and give you all the fluidity and smoothness when working with photos that you won't miss Photoshop. And not only for photos but for graphic design as well, it lets you create Instagram ads or a cover for a document.
I also use Affinity Photo for sketching and drawing, I bought a set of tools and I've been using this for hand drawings for a book, great results.

Cons

Affinity is slowly getting it's hype. So, while we get there, you'll find that there are brushes and plugins for Photoshop all over the internet but not for Affinity Photo. So... we need to wait a bit.

Mike
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  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Excellent value for photo retouching

Reviewed on 24/10/2022

The package gives great value for money with multi-layer editing, masking and all the features you...

The package gives great value for money with multi-layer editing, masking and all the features you would expect in a photo editing/retouching package.

Pros

Ease of use and ability to import Photoshop plugins.

Cons

Minor things like AI background removal not being available

Reasons for Choosing Affinity Photo

The licensing model for Affinity makes more sense for us and is not subscription based. It is also great value for money when compared to Creative Cloud.

Switched From

Adobe Photoshop

Reasons for Switching to Affinity Photo

Ease of use and very easy to make the switch from Photoshop with the keyboard muscle memory
Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Architecture & Planning
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Monthly for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 6.0 /10

Affinity Photo review

Reviewed on 07/01/2022

Very pleased with this, good value for money and easy to learn.

Very pleased with this, good value for money and easy to learn.

Pros

Similar to Photoshop and works really well on a Mac or PC. No monthly subscription costs so much better value for money versus Adobe software.

Cons

Some features our users said were not the same or not available compared to Adobe Photoshop - however we have not generally had an issue long term.

Shawn
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Does 95% of what Photoshop can do, but for 95% less money. It's a no brainer.

Reviewed on 12/07/2022

I use it for personal photo editing, for web design, and some light logo design. I think the...

I use it for personal photo editing, for web design, and some light logo design. I think the product is marvelous, and they just keep making it better.

Pros

This software does everything the average photo editing user could ever need, and almost anything a professional could need as well. It's easy to learn, easy to use, and it doesn't have any recurring fees. This is an absolute must have purchase.

Cons

Nothing. Honestly, I don't have a single con I can think of. I own this on PC and iPad Pro and I can't think of a single con.

Matthew
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Affinity is a legitimate Photoshop competitor at a fraction of the price and no ongoing costs.

Reviewed on 28/07/2021

Pros

Affinity Photo is a competent alternative to Adobe Photoshop, and one that does so with a cheap initial purchase price and no ongoing subscription costs. I have found that everything I have needed to do in Photoshop can be done in Affinity, however sometimes the workflow is slightly different so taking a short training course it's definitely worth it.

Affinity seems a lot faster and less buggy than Photoshop in a lot of areas. There are also some places in which Affinity Photo is better than Photoshop. For example, Affinity gives a preview of the effect the tool selected will do to the image so you can get it perfect before committing to any modifications. Additionally, having separate personas that you choose depending on what you wish to do to the image helps cut down on clutter and allows you to focus better.

Cons

I haven't experienced any issues with the software, with the only negative being that if you are accustomed to another piece of software it can take some time to adjust. It can be difficult to find tutorials, and unless you are willing to pay money for a course there is a lot of trial and error.

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Affinity Photo offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$54.99/one-time
  • Free Trial: Not Available

Affinity Photo is available on a one-time license basis.

Affinity Photo has the following typical customers:

2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1,000, 1,001–5,000

Affinity Photo supports the following languages:

English

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We do not have any information about what integrations Affinity Photo has

Affinity Photo offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk

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