Affinity Photo Beta

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Affinity Photo–five years in the making–redefines the boundaries for professional photo editing software for 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.

Engineered for Professionals

Open, edit and save Photoshop® PSD filesRGB, CMYK, Greyscale and LAB color spacesEnd-to-end CMYK workflow with ICC color managementFull 16-bit per channel editingWork with all standard formats like PNG, TIFF, JPG, GIF, SVG, EPS and PDFPanning and zooming is always live at 60fps with live previews, live tools and real-time editingOpen and edit massive images without compromising performance or running out of memory

Unsurpassed Productivity

Full support for unlimited layers, layer groups, adjustment layers, filter layers and masksResize layers without any loss of quality. Lock, hide, duplicate and merge layers easilyEdit live filters, adjustments, effects, blend modes and masks non-destructivelyUndo history can be saved with the document so you can always undo your changesTask-focused workspaces for developing, post-processing, liquify and exportWork in windowed, full screen, or separated modes with fully customizable toolbars and drag and drop panelsComprehensive vector drawing and text editing toolsAdvanced snapping system with pixel perfect alignment when requiredExport @1x, @2x, @3x from layers, slices or whole documents — continuously as you work!

Professional Image Processing

Open RAW and other images in a dedicated pre-processing workspaceAdjust exposure, blackpoint, clarity, vibrance, white balance, shadows, highlights and much moreRecover detail thought to be lost by editing in an unbounded linear color spaceAdvanced lens corrections including chromatic aberration, defringe, vignette and best-in-class noise reductionPaint areas or use fully customizable gradients to mask adjustmentsView histograms, blown highlights, shadows and tones as well as detailed EXIF information

Quality Retouching and Correction Tools

Intuitive selection brush and refinement makes selections simple, even down to strands of hairInstantly remove unwanted objects with an incredibly advanced Inpainting brushDodge, burn, clone, patch, blemish and red eye toolsSmooth and retouch skin with built-in frequency separationApply high quality single-plane and dual-plane perspective correction as well as fully customizable mesh warps – all in real timeDedicated Liquify persona gives freehand control over warps, twirls, pinch, punch and turbulence

Advanced Brush Engine

Huge library of painting, drawing, textures and professional DAUB brushes includedCreate custom brushes and nozzles with full control over advanced dynamicsFull support for Wacom and other graphics tablets, including pressure, tilt and shortcut buttonsReal-time preview of your nozzle — see what you are about to paint or erase before you do it

Fast, Customizable Effects

Massive collection of effects available, including blurs, distortions, tilt-shift, shadows, glows, lighting and many moreCustomize all aspects with precise controls, seeing a real-time preview of the end result before you applySwipe-able split or mirrored screen always available for before and after viewsChoose to apply effects non-destructively with live effect layers, enabling you to erase away or mask effects after they have been applied

Built for Mac

Takes full advantage of the latest OS X technologies including OpenGL, Grand Central Dispatch and Core GraphicsUse the Force Touch trackpad to paint with pressure sensitivityFully optimized for 64-bit and multi-core processorsSupports regular, Retina, and multi-monitor setups — including the latest 5k iMaciCloud Drive support