Affinity Photo for Mac
The standout choice for professionals
Faster, smoother and more powerful than ever, Affinity Photo continues to push the boundaries for professional photo editing software. With a huge toolset specifically engineered for creative and photography professionals, whether you are editing and retouching images, or creating full-blown multi-layered compositions, it has all the power and performance you will ever need.
Professional corrections & adjustments
Correct and enhance images with Levels, Curves, Black and White, White Balance, HSL, Shadows and Highlights, plus over a dozen other non-destructive adjustments which preview instantly and can be edited at any time.
Affinity Photo also provides advanced lens corrections and best-in-class noise reduction so you have full control to really bring out the best in any image.
Complete retouching tools
Whether you want to make quick corrections, or spend time on a detailed retouch, Affinity Photo has you covered. Alongside the usual dodge, burn, clone, patch, blemish, and red eye tools you’ll also find an almost magical inpainting brush, frequency separation capability, and a full set of liquify features built-in.
Dedicated RAW workspace
Develop camera RAW files in a dedicated workspace with all the precise adjustments and corrections you need in an unbounded linear colour space.
- EXIF & Metdata - Supported
- Lens profiles 100s - Supported
HDR Merge with Tone Mapping
Bring out detail not possible with a single shot by merging multiple exposure brackets together into a single unbounded 32-bit image.
- Unlimited source images
- Tone Mapping
- Merge from RAW
- Automatic alignment
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.
Breath taking compositions
As well as support for unlimited layers, Affinity Photo provides a full library of adjustment layers, layer effects and live filter layers, all of which can be grouped, clipped, masked or blended together to enable the creation of incredibly complex image compositions.
Import and edit Photoshop files directly in Affinity Photo, keeping adjustments, effects and layers intact. Support for large PSB files, Photoshop plugins and ABR brush files is also included.
Easily format whole folders of files without disrupting your workflow. Batch jobs run in the background so you can even process hundreds of files while you continue to work.
Full Liquify capabilities
Push and pull your images around like putty, or use brushes like turbulence, pinch and twirl alongside a real-time mesh warp tool to reshape, sculpt or deform photos.
Stunning real-time effects
Affinity Photo comes with a huge range of high-end, fully customisable filters including lighting, blurs, distortions, tilt-shift, shadows and glows. But what really sets it apart is when you adjust the properties of a filter you always see a full resolution preview of the result, in real-time.
Paint and sketch using a huge library of over 120 professionally designed brushes including effects, bristles, dry media, inks, markers and paint. Affinity Photo is compatible with all major graphics tablets and supports pressure sensitivity and brush stabilisation for super smooth, natural-looking brushwork.
Faultless Photo Stitching
Get perfect panoramas every time with Affinity Photo’s advanced stitching algorithm, automatic image alignment and full perspective corrections.
Expertly merge multiple images taken at different focal distances for greater depth of field. Affinity Photo takes care of the alignment and completes a detailed analysis to determine the best areas of each image to use.
Macros enable you to record an unlimited number of actions which you can save and replay whenever you like. You can even play macros as part of a batch process, making previously laborious tasks possible in a few clicks.
Your workspace, your way
Make your workspace just how you want it with a choice of Light and Dark UI, customisable toolbars and tabs and a huge library of fully customisable keyboard shortcuts.
…and so much more
And it doesn’t end there, here are just some of the other capabilities of this revolutionary app…
Saveable undo history
Undo history can be saved with your document, so whenever you come back to your work all your undo stages are always available.
Remove white paper
Instantly remove a paper background from a sketch or line drawing to leave a transparent background.
Fully customisable shortcuts
Enhance productivity with a huge library of keyboard shortcuts for tools, menu functions, view and controls – all of which can be fully customised.
Including full control over leading, kerning, baseline shift and tracking. Full OpenType font support is included too.
Create unlimited palettes for your work, along with support for .ase files, Apple system palettes and more.
With full control to precisely adjust a layer’s position, size, rotation and shear.
All common layer effects included such as shadows, glows, outline, 3D, Bevel, gradient overlay and more.
View and edit layer colour and alpha channels to easily make complex selections and masks.
Create paths with a huge selection of customisable shapes, along with a best in class pen tool.
Use the undo brush to easily brush areas of your work back to a previous stage.
RGB, CMYK, LAB, Greyscale and true end-to-end CMYK. Also full ICC colour management, and 32-bit per channel editing.
Dedicated export workspace
Quickly select areas, layers or objects to export, controlling each item’s output settings exporting them all in a single click.
Grids and guides
Fully customisable grids and guides, along with a complete set of snapping and auto-alignment options, enables incredible precision when you work.
Cross platform (Windows, macOS and iOS)
Affinity Photo is available on Windows, macOS and iOS with perfect file format compatibility
Our RAW engine now includes profiles for hundreds of lens & camera body combinations for automatic lens correction.
32-bit unbounded images can be composited and edited along with full Radiance HDR and OpenEXR file support.
End-to-end OCIO colour workflows are now supported, with the ability to move dynamically between colour spaces.
Pro Print and PDX/X Support
Compatible with PDF/X-1a, PDF/X3, and PDF/X-4, you can use spot colours, apply overprint controls and add trim, bleed and crop marks.
Auto-align multiple images of the same scene into an image stack, applying over 10 different stack modes for different effects.
360° image editing
Pan and zoom around 360° images, using the full suite of tools in Affinity Photo to edit them live.
Clone sources panel
Store an unlimited number of global sources for the clone brush, even working across multiple documents.
OpenEXR import / export
Comprehensive multichannel OpenEXR import / export with options like alpha pre-multiplication to cater for all workflows.
Full text style support allows you to link the styles of text objects, like for titles, sub titles and body copy, together.
Live perspective projection
Work on perspective distorted areas of your image as if you were looking at it straight on.
Direct PSD write-back
If you are editing a PSD you can configure Affinity Photo to directly write back to it when you save.
Touch Bar support
Support for the new MacBook Pro Touch Bar, including shortcut keys and tool attribute sliders.
Paint to select
Use brush tools to quickly and accurately paint areas to select or mask.