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Affinity 1.6 updates and free bonus content available now

Affinity Photo

We are thrilled to announce that both Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer have just received a fantastic new update. And to celebrate for the next two weeks we are giving away a huge bundle of creative content free with every purchase!

Our apps continue to push the boundaries of professional creative software and this latest update raises the bar once again with a huge performance boost making them faster, smoother and more powerful than ever.

We’ve added valuable new features including a light UI mode, brush stabilisation and tons of useful performance improvements and enhancements. For more details check out our brand-new product pages and the 1.6 feature video below, all created using artwork submitted by our very talented users.

Affinity Photo for iPad video

Affinity apps are all about enabling you to work faster – whether it’s a quick design draft or photo edit, or a painstaking, complex document involving hundreds of layers or stacked images.

Our apps are already a trusted part of the workflow for creative professionals around the world. The latest versions build on those proven capabilities to deliver lightning speed, pinpoint accuracy and incredible processing power like never before.

Along-side the v1.6 update you will also receive:

Affinity Photo bonus content worth around £105

  • Dirk Wüstenhagen Fine Art Texture Collection − 99 beautifully crafted, high-resolution textures
  • Uplift Epic Skies Overlay − A versatile collection of 50 striking cloud overlays
  • Macro Pack − A stunning set of image styles, light leaks and distortions

Affinity Designer bonus content worth around £60

  • Frankentoon Texturizer Pro Brush Pack − Over 70 brushes created exclusively for Affinity Designer
  • Tom Chalky Handcrafted Fonts & Textures – A huge bundle of stylish fonts and over 80 textures
  • Grade UI Kit – More than 1000 fully-customisable elements, icons, panels and buttons

If you already own Affinity Photo or Affinity Designer this update is completely free, and to thank you for your support we’ve also made the free content available to existing users until 16 November when the special offer ends.

Mac customers can download the update right now from the Mac App Store and Windows customers will be prompted to update the next time they open their app. Once installed a link to the free content will appear on the app welcome screen (go to Help and select Welcome if it does not appear at start up).

If you don’t own them yet now is the perfect time to buy. The apps are available priced at £48.99 / $49.99 / 54,99€ each, which we think is great value for money − the free content alone would cost more than the app, if bought separately. And remember there’s no subscription and future updates like this one are also included in the price!

Click here for more information about Affinity Photo

Click here for more information about Affinity Designer

It’s also worth noting our free trials have now been reset, so if you downloaded a trial in the early days and would like to see how far our apps have come, you can now download the trial from our website for a second time.

213 Comments

Vince -

How do current 1.5 owners get access to the free bonus content?

Thomas_U -

hi, great news! Will the extras also be available for owners of the Mac AppStore versions?

Frank Wagner -

Thank you and Congratulations. That is a huge update and for free, you guys at Serif are the best. Thanks again for your superb Affinity software. Cheers and Respect.

James -

How do you claim the free items from the update?

Jean-Pierre Fritz -

Hello, I cannot find download links for the free content announced for with version 1.6 of either Designer or Photo. Please send the links. Thanks

David Preston -

Updated Affinity Designer and Photo, but no offer in 1.6 or 1.6.6 splash screen. Also cannot lo into the system. Asked for a password reset but no email.

Stefano Azzi -

ok, let's download the bonus content

Vicente Porfilio -

I want to download these releases. But... how could I download them?

lefranc -

internet

james williams -

I received your email about an update, but there is no active link that allows me to access the update. There is only a link that is for "Purchasing" the latest version of Affinity Photo, which I own. I purchased and own Affinity Photo 1.5.2, but have never received any updates, or notices for updates. Your most recent email notification states "As usual if you already own Affinity Photo or Affinity Designer this update is completely free, and to thank you for your support we’ve also made the free content available to existing users until 16th November when the special offer ends." However, I am required to only access the "Buy" option for downloading the latest version and am required to make the "$49.00 payment" for the latest version of Affinity Photo. Furthermore, I am a registered user of Affinity Photo version 1.5.2. However, I am not able to access my online registration membership as an affinity owner, because your systems will not recognize my password. So, I tried changing the password since the old one is not working and guess what... that does not work neither. I tried several times to reset my password by clicking the button to do exactly that. Nothing happened, and nothing continues to occur. I have received zero responses, or replies from your automated systems to allow me to reset and to create a new password. What good are the updates if users can't access them or download them? Come ON Affinity...! is this quality customer service? I think not!!! I am getting very disappointed and discouraged by your company, and annoyed that the updates are not updates, but upgrades that must be paid for, and I can't be spending money on a product I already own just to update it. It is already costing money to be logged in online to contact you. What is your solution to this? In my opinion, if you are "Providing Free Updates" to owners, then why not just send them a direct link to that update, instead of having us wade through the quagmire of information and advertisements to something we already own and already know. James

David Lange -

Hi I was looking to get the 1.6 update but could not find a link.

Anthony Nunn -

I have updated my Affinity Photo to 1.6 but I cannot locate any download links for the bonus content. Please direct me to proper location to receive the bonus content. Thank you. Anthony

Sherbakov -

Will there be any price discount for the black friday this year?

steven epperson -

not sure where to find all that extra content with the upgrade of both Designer and Photo ?

Kevin Airey -

How do I download the Affinity Photo bonus? I have the update and the welcome screen but cannot login to your site as this was download from the APP store and these login details do not work?

Hatim Bharmal -

I am currently running Version 1.5, how do I update to 1.6, as I can not find any link anywhere?

Mark Dintenfass -

I downloaded the new update and did not see any way to download the free goodies you are offering. Please help. Mark Dintenfass

R Kindred -

Already using Affinity, Received an e-mail less than an hour ago about Update 1.6 and the free bonus content. Have updated to V1.6 but am unable for access the free content. There is no link off your pages https://affinity.serif.com/blog/affinity-1-6-updates-and-free-bonus-content-available-now/ or in the page on the iTunes store. What's going on please? Free bonus content or not?

Jerry Söderström -

Hi! I have already bought Designer and Photo, can I still get the free bonus? And in that case, how? Best Regards Jerry

Bruce -

I can’t access the welcome screen through help (no such choice appears) or even after reinstalling and thus can’t access the bonus materials. Please advise

Cozzie -

Will be this additional content available for Affinity for iPad users ;)?

marc -

hello, i'm a affinity photo user. how can i get the free bonus content ? thanks marc

Dennis Innes -

Can i upgrade from 1.5.2

Mons -

Great news! It's time to update))

morten -

Hi Been watching your products for years as an old adobe user. I now feel ready to leave the Adobe platform mainly because I really dont support their business model of customers renting (not owning) software. I will ditch photoshop and illustrator for Affinity products in the near future. HOWEVER, I will really urge that a competitor for imaging organization/libary are on the horizion. Are Affinity developing an Adobe Lightroom killer ? Keep up the good work :)

Adam S -

Hello, While I love the products your website is awful. How is there no link to the 1.6 update in the menu? Its a very nice looking website but your form is way outperforming your function. The footer of the site has little to no info and looks very sad and lonely. The menu isn't very useful and moving through the site is very frustrating. I realize you are trying to advertise your products but the website is just that. It's nothing but a big ad. Theres no practical use for the site. All the videos and tutorials are on Youtube and the third party forums hold more info about Affinity products then the actual Affinity forum. When I clicked the download for the update in Affinity photo it says it cannot open in browser and manually go to a site. The prompt does not allow me to copy the website so I have to type in a long string of an addresses. Before that I tried the site itself assuming a link for the update would easily be found. To no avail. Please consider the functionality of your website as a tool and not just an advert. You will retain more customers. I was gong to download the designer program as I am very happy with the photo program. Due to the cumbersome way it updates and the the way the site is not user functional of friendly and seems to just be an advert to get new clients instead of a site that supports it community. Updates and information should be much easier to find and should be right on the home page or at least in the navigation bar. I will now likely delete Affinity and go back to Photoshop as the updates and info are much easier to access on sites and they are more about keeping clients then getting new ones. Kind regards and farewell, Adam S AWS Painting

marlin greene -

I did the upgrade. How do I get the free add-ons?

Fatih -

Hi Affinity team, Thank you very much for the update! Could you please let us know how we download the free bonus content? Many thanks, Fatih

Tim Bertram -

I have a purchased version of Affinity Photo 1.5.2. Is an upgrade to version 1.6 available or do I have to spend $49.95 again to get the latest version?

tom osberg -

Hello. There is no bonus content on the welcome screen. And no scrolling available either. Help?

Jacopo -

Affinity Photo is GREAT! I am a super happy customer and "evangelist" of your wonderful software

Andreas L. -

fantastic Proramm

Rita Koepke -

hello! I own affinity photo and i want the upgrade + gifts Thanks r. koepke

Sarah Hipwell -

Hi, I have both Affinity Photo version 1.5.2 & Affinity Designer versions 1.5.5. However, when I went to upgrade to 1.6. I don't have the apps showing up as purchased, even though I did purchase same?? Please advise. Kind regards, Sarah Hipwell

Léon Ruwette -

Hi, I attempted to download the free content along the 1.6.6 upgrade of Affinity Photo and I don't have a user account? So I couldn't finish it. I'm a beta user since february 2015 and bought Affinity Photo in march 2016 : https://www.dropbox.com/s/535a47sk3o3o6eb/Uw%20factuur%20van%20Apple.pdf?dl=0 Could you please tell me what I'm supposed to do. greetings, Leon Ruwette

Ron Taube -

So I got an email about the updates and new free content but there doesn't seem to be any link on how to get it. Where do I find it?

Aravind -

I'm an Existing user of affinity windows designer & photos!! How do I get, Affinity Photo bonus content worth around £105? Affinity Designer bonus content worth around £60? Or only the new customers can get those?

Jørn Aune -

No links to free content in my updates. Have both apps.

Robert Rue -

I own Affinity Photo and, of course, am interested in the FREE update... but it's not all all clear how we are to go about downloading it. Help!

Iztok Skok -

I can't update with Apple store

Gunnar Stromeus -

Hi, I have licences for both Photo and Designer. I am not propted to update the programs when started! How shall I proceed? Regards Gunnar

Vanessa Lopez -

Hi there, I own both apps already, how can I access the bonus content, I can't find a link anywhere. Many thanks

carolyn -

I clicked here from an email announcing that owners of Affinity products could update and get some free content. It's hard to see here where one updates, only where one buys a new product.

Jim Cox -

I own Affinity 1.5.2. How do I update to Affinity 1.6? Thank you.

Alexander -

Good afternoon! My email rabota2058@mail.ru Updated my version of affinity DESIGNER But when I started the program, I did not see links to free content from your letter... You could send me links to * Frankentoon TexturizerPro Brush Pascal * Tom Chalky Handcrafted Fonts & Textures * Grade UI Whale Thank you!

Gary McAvoy -

Hi there, I'm a longtime user of Affinity Photo and got today's marvelous upgrade, but I'm unable to locate the Bonus Content offered, as there is no link available when the app launches, as I read in the promo email. How might I avail myself of this freebie? Thanks.

Adrian -

Why is this app £10 more expensive if I buy it from the UK app store than it is in the UAE app store? (at the current exchange rate)

Jeff Pack -

Question. Can I use Affinity Photo on more than one computer or do I need a license for desktop and laptop?

Nicholas Kolpowski -

I am looking forward to use the Affinity 1.6, but how can I update my software?. I couldn't find a download link in your informational e-mail. Please advise, Yours, Nicholas Kolpowski

Bob Thompson -

Are the addon content files contained in the download. or do they require a separate download?

Trevor -

Hi, i just upgraded to the latest version of Affinity Photo but i'm unable to work out how to get the free photo packs. Be grateful of assistance thank you :)

Nikkita Mitchell -

To Whom it Concerns, Affinity Photo and Designer were recently updated, and I noticed the bonus content available. These are free, correct? They will not cost me anything later? Thank you. -Nikkita Mitchell

reiter rené -

Very fine Photo Software.

Litvine -

Hello, no invitation to download any bonus, neither for photo nor designer, after updating :)

Henri Van Laere -

When i open the welcome screen in affinity designer. i can't see the Grade UI kit.

Sam -

How do I upgrade from 1.5 to 1.6? There is no check for updates menu option in 1.5 that I can find. What's the upgrade process?

neil harwicke -

I bought affinity photo about 6 months ago by way of the Mac App Store. . I am unable to download the 1.6 updates or the free downloads. Please advise. Thank you..

Keith Marriott -

HI, I own affinity and I received an email about the 1.6 update but no link to update my version. I have also looked on the web site and I can't find a link to update my version - even from my account. Surely I am not expected to pay again to buy the update?

Douglas Cornwell -

Hello AFFINITY TEAM, I'm already an Affinity and Serif products customer with both Affinity Photo and Designer. Would you please share with me the link for the upgrade and freebie packs. I can't find the links anywhere for a manual or automatic download from the website or from the app. thanks for you help. Sincerely, D Cornwell

Roger Hans -

Does Affinity Designer work somewhat like the PageMaker software of old? In other words, like a page layout program. If it is as good as Affinity Photo, I will be anxious to buy it also.

Richard Karasik -

WEll you announce an upgrade, but there is no way i can find a place to down load it. WHere is it ? Alsos I find tha my account is no longer there. You can check yoru records to see tha I bought this o ayear a go RIchard

Angela H Evans -

Thank you for the Updates! I look forward to working with these today on a huge project I am working on!

Rolf Karlsson -

No link available to bonus content as described: "Once installed a link to the free content will appear on the app welcome screen (go to Help and select Welcome if it does not appear at start up)."

Thomas -

I am very interested. Tell me more please!! How to buy!?

Marinus -

wanneer komt het in het nederlands???????

Artem -

Thank you for releasing the 1.6 update to Affinity products! However, the summary video (the one hosted on Vimeo and is ~41 sec long) is so brisk that I had difficulty reading some of the titles and comprehending what action/feature is being shown on the screen, even though I watched it twice. The first two titles are well paced, but mostly all other titles after that ("Improved text handling" and onwards) are too fast/short, in my opinion. Simply pacing most of the video 30-40% slower would likely alleviate that problem while still being about a minute long. After watching the video, I get this impression that the producer/director of the video was afraid that the audience will get bored and lose attention. That maybe true for some gamers looking for some action-packed entertainment, but, after all, if your user/subscriber is subscribed to Affinity news and clicked on the video link in the email, then he/she must be interested enough to at least watch a minute-long video. Thank you, again, Have a good day!

Dennis Dellis -

I downloaded the 1.6 Affinity Photo update , I saw where therewere three free downloads but I am unable to download them . I thought they would download whenI downloaded the update ,But I can't find where they download to. Please advise what I need to do. Regards Dennis Dellis

Raven -

Hi was just wondering if I bought the program would I be able to install on two devices? I have a Cintiq and home and my computer at work.

Barry Barnes -

how do I apply 1.6 updates tp desogner ???

Peter Bosch -

When I download the trials, they are still the 1.5 versions

Carol-Anne Genereux -

Hi, I have Affinity Designer v.1.6 for mac, but I cannot download the free content. There is no welcome screen with a link when I open the app. Could you help me please? Thanks!

gary hoover -

do i get the update of affinity... how...

Horst Schellenberger -

I have Affinity Photo 1.5. How can I get the update to version 1.6 ? I didnot find any link on your pages for the update.

Derek Anson -

I cannot find the link for the upgrade (Mac user), please can you help?

bill trask -

Thanks for the free stuff... much appreciated!

Sandra Chung -

I have clicked OK to update on my version of Affinity, but nothing is happening. If I go to Affinty for windows page, the only option I have is to buy it, but I already have.

Jamie Gates -

Is there a way to download the updated version (1.6) without updating through the application? I do not have an Internet connection and would need to download it elsewhere. Thanks.

John B -

Any chance Affinity Designer will be coming to iPad soon?? Pretty please....

chhorra nop -

i hope i wonnnnn this!!!!!!!

Charlie Lewis -

The version I have of Affinity Photo was purchased through the Mac App Store. I receive periodic newsletters via my gmail account. I am also registered on the Serif forum. As a result of the excellent, timely updates through the App Store, other than the forum, I have never had the need up to now to create a personal Affinity Photo user account on Serif. The latest email alerted me of version 1.6 as well as the free bundle of creative content. Unfortunately, because I had not previously created a Serif user account (other than the forum), I am unable to take advantage of and download the free content. I had attempted to sign on and then use the "forgot password" option, but haven't received a reply, probably because there is no Serif Affinity Photo user account with my personal email address. To compound matters, I have up to now been unable to discover how to create an Affinity Photo user account. What steps would you suggest I take as the best way to create an account and grab the neat freebies Serif Affinity Photo is offering?

Nicholas Starkey -

Upgraded my Affinity Designer today, 2 November. Tried loading the Tom Craft fonts but my Font Book tells me there is a serious error with all the Jimmy and Whicker font files and that I should not install them. I have an iMac running El Capitan v10.11.6. Puzzled. Can you advise, please?

David -

Hello, I have purchased Affinity Photo and now there is an 1.6 update. How and where can i download it from? Is it an extra charge or just an upgrade? Regards David

Rebecca Roth -

I received the email about the 1.6 upgrade but i cannot log in and your system is not sending my a reset password email. I tried with this (my usual current) email, as well as the one I use on the Apple store (jrotem@rotemdesignstudio.com), where I purchased Affinity, as I'm not sure which one I registered with. Please advise, as i would like to upgrade and take advantage of the new content. Thank you. Rebecca Roth

Tom -

Luke to buy two (Designer + Photo)! Is Herr special price possible??? Thanks and realy good programms

Robert -

This afternoon, I upgraded my existing version of Affinity to 1.6 and upon completion of the upgrade, I opened the Affinity app. I never received a welcome page and, therefore, didn't receive the free bonus content. Is it somewhere contained in the upgraded program that I'm overlooking? Thank you for any help you can give. Regards, Robert

Dickson Gee -

Dear Affinity Team, I had purchased the Affinity Designer and just upgraded to 1.6. How can I receive the free bonus content? Thank you :)

brian -

I would like to know with the new products - is there a bundle offer for both?

Anne Forbes -

I can't work out how to download the update. I am already an affinity Photo owner. Can you help please?

Anne Forbes -

I m trying to recover/reset my Affinity password. I have not yet received an email showing me how.

David Whitaker -

I would likeyour 1.6 update. Please tell me how to get it.

Christine -

I like the lighter interface, but the buttons need to be more distinctive (it lacks contrast - perhaps colour, darker). Perhaps like the more colourful Persona, Pixel and Export buttons. Not everyone has young eyes. I hope this is something others would like and it gets implemented. Thank you Christine

Michael Walton -

I own Affinity Photo. How do I get the upgrade? There is no place on your site that tells how get it,

Christine -

Sorry, I wrote too soon, before I started working on a new document. Love it. Thank you

GREG -

Hi there - I have downloaded the update (1.6), but please advise how I access the free items such as the texture packs, and Tom Chalky fonts etc?

charles henry kumar -

Hi sir, I own affinity photo.But, where is the option to download the free content?

Ethan -

Tried to reset password, but I never got an email with instructions on how to reset it :/

Humberto Abeja -

You guys are amazing! thank you for the great work and products. -Humberto Art Director / Designer

Leona Hussey -

I bought this in 2014. How do I get the free stuff with the update. I chose not to have the welcome window when I open, but I don't know how to bring it back. Leona Hussey

Ruedi Bosshart -

Wonderful but: How can i download it. Dirk Wüstenhagen Fine Art Texture Collection − 99 beautifully crafted, high-resolution textures Uplift Epic Skies Overlay − A versatile collection of 50 striking cloud overlays Macro Pack − A stunning set of image styles, light leaks and distortions Regards Ruedi Bosshart

Bart Hoogwerff Kroon -

Hi There, I installed the update on my Mac but when I open the welcome screen I do not see any link to the free content.... could you please send me the download Link for this ? thanks & Best regards Bart

r.m. lasthuizen -

After upgrading to Affinity 1.6.6, I can't find any link to the new free content. Please tell me how to get this bonus material. Regards, Martijn Lasthuizen The Netherlands

Ramesh S.A -

EXISTING AFFINITY MAC USER BUT SEE NO LINK FOR UPDATING TO 1.6

Jim Clarke -

Can you help me? I have installed the update, it is listed in the programme menu, but it has not loaded itself onto my computer. I have tried to unzip it, but nothing happens. How do I install it please? Thanks Jim

Smithy -

I've updated both of my apps and eventually found where to download the free content (on the Mac via the Help menu -> Welcome), but then could find no way to create a new Affinity account (my previous Serif account login doesn't work). Help!

Fatty -

Updates are available through the App Store.

dirkus -

Wonderful but: How can i download it. Dirk Wüstenhagen Fine Art Texture Collection ?

Gavin -

Once you have upgraded to version 1.6 the welcome screen lets you claim the free content.

Jane -

I have Affinity photo for iPad Pro. Am I still eligible for the “free” extras? If so please advise how!

Sandra -

I updated my Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo. But I have no link for this great downloads for free. How can I get them? Please give me a little help!!! Thanks Sandra

Graham -

HI guys, maybe like others I am missing something: like the link to the free update and downloads. where is it?

Mira -

Hi. I received a massage: Failed to launch web browser for following URL: go.seriflabs.com/affinity-support. I can not download new versions Affinity Photo and Design

Lennart -

Just bought Photo and Designer, found the free content in photo, but not in designer (had a trial installed before). Can you please help me out with this? Where is the free designer content? Thx!

Affinity Support -

Hi all, The 1.6 update is available to existing users. Mac users will find the update in the Mac App Store under the Updates section. Windows users can log into their Affinity Store account to download the latest update. The Free bonus content is available to existing and new users and is available from the Welcome screen in both Affinity Photo and Designer. If you don't see the Welcome screen, please go to Help > Welcome... - if you see the welcome screen, the Free bonus content will appear in the banner. For users who didn't see the banner, please try again - we have fixed this :) If you don't have an Affinity Store account, you will need to create one when prompted - this applies to all Mac users because they purchased the app through the Mac App Store. If you continue to have problems installing the update, claiming the bonus content or downloading the content, please head over to our support forum where our support team can help you all further. https://forum.affinity.serif.com/

Affinity Support -

@James Williams: Is it possible to post your issue on our support forum? Our Support Team can look into this further for you.

Affinity Support -

@Sherbakov: We currently have no plans to discount our apps for Black Friday. If this changes, we'll let everyone know.

Affinity Support -

@Cozzie: It's only available to Desktop users, sorry.

Affinity Support -

@Dennis Innes: Yep. Mac users can download the update from the Mac App Store and Windows users from their Affinity Store account.

Ellie Trybuch -

This is all great except I don't see ANYWHERE where I can actually down load the update.???????????

round about kid -

Blessed are they who go around in circles for they shall be known as wheels. So serif have made a fair few of those. As has all ready been said, just send us the link

jpm25 -

Pouvez vous me faire parvenir le lien pour télécharger les BONNUS Gratis. Concernant la mise à jour du logiciel c'est ok. En vous remerciant par avant.

jpm25 -

Je constate que nous sommes nombreux à ne pas pouvoir télécharger les BONNUS ? Problème vient du site.... j'attends le lien. En vous remerciant par avance....

Jacques -

Hello, Running macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 (17B48) on a MacBook Pro (Retina, mid 2012) and upgraded Photo to version 1.6.6. The application crashes when trying to access the preferences as well through the menu as with "cmd-," Many thanks in advance to solve this annoying problem. Regards, Jacques

Anna-Sheree Victor -

My free content showed up after I restarted the apps. The startup panel had a link that went straight to my Affinity Store account with the clickable download buttons. Some of you might have hidden your start up panel, so you might have to enable that to get to the page with your downloadable content.

Peter Idler -

I am an existing user and updated to V1.6 but the banner doesn't apear to get the free bonus content. I wanted to get it with my account, but I forgot the Password and the reset does not work. I will not receive the nesessary e-mail! Please help!

Petr -

Hello, i still can not download free content for Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer ... nothing helps. Firewall and antivirus is turned off.

Tim Dixon -

Like many users have downloaded the new version which looks good. No welcome screen or access to the free content. How do we get hold of it please?

Christopher Martínez -

Quoting the e-mail response I was sent earlier today: Hi Christopher, This issue should now be resolved. We made a change on Friday, 3rd of November at 8:00am GMT to correct the issue of the Free content downloads not showing in the Welcome screen. If you've not tried after this time, please try again. If you continue to have issues accessing the Free content downloads banner from the Welcome screen, please start a new thread on our Support Forum and our Support team will investigate this further. Thanks Callum Yet I still can't claim the free items from the update as of : 1:04 PM Friday, November 3, 2017 (CST) P.S.- Can't wait to download that huge bundle of creative content for free! Since it's only a temporary offer.

David -

I was able to download the update through the Mac App store. When the app started, the splash screen included a button to get the free goodies. To claim the extras, however, one needs to create an account with the company. I'll pass. But thanks, anyway.

Nigel -

I cannot register with affinity The login page appears but there does not seem to any such links, please advise I would like the bonus content

HUEKID -

In the new version (1.6) there is a bug with grid. When scaled, it shifts and does not appear correctly.

George Ampartzidis -

Hi, I would like to know when this offer expires and another thing: If I want to use a product in both my computers, do I have to pay twice? I am interested both in Affinity Photo and Design. Thank you in advance.

Chris KInsman -

For anyone that has not figured out how to download the free bonus content, you will need to go to "Help" in Affinity Designer or Affinity Photo then choose "Welcome" and you will see the promotion where you can click on the green "Claim Now" button. You may have to scroll through the screens if you don't see it immediately. I hope this helps everyone!

Phang Kar -

Hey sorry y'all but how do I check which email I purchased my affinity designer with?

Rich -

The link to upgrade appears when you launch the program. Click 'Download'. Once it is upgraded, follow the same process to access the bonus content. Launch the program and the 'Claim Now' button will appear so you can download the bonus content.

Carmen -

Hi - I updated Affinity Photo via the App store and downloaded the freebies. Thank you. For Affinity Designer, the App store does not have the update button available. Will the update button be activated soon? I opened Designer to see if the update for Affinity Photo also included the Affinity Designer update, but it did not. Affinity Designer has not been updated. Please let me know how to update Affinity Designer.

George -

I download the trial and it is still 1.5.2

Russell May -

Nice to know there is a new version and some more free stuff, how about letting me know the links to download these? Also why does the software not inform me there is a new version? A very flashy web site but navigation is awful, I have ended up going around in circles and I still cannot find the download links!

Roger -

No updates available in App Store , cannot reset password as old password not recognised. No help desk available . Very poor customer service. Will look elsewhere.

Diane Kistner -

I've now got my core software in place! Affinity Designer is my main go-to for book cover design, and I use ON1 Photo RAW 2018 for photographic manipulation. Now I just need to roll up my sleeves and develop more skill with Affinity Photo. Thank you for this awesome software and a real alternative to Adobe. I will echo others: I updated Affinity Designer and Photo, and was able to see the free offers by going into Welcome and clicking on the appropriate part of the slideshow, but I also cannot log into the system. Asked for a password reset but no email. I'll wait patiently for an email update, but I hope you'll extend the free timeframe for those of us who upgraded so we can be sure to get the bonus content.

Ed Roane -

I have Affinity Photo 1.5.2 - can I upgrade to 1.6 ? Or is it an all new must purchase it ?

Russ Kidger -

I cannot download the boys content I bought both programs on the app store but it says I need a password Mt apple password does not work on your web page to download the content Here is the receipt number for Affinity Photo MH6BJOZKNV from the Apple store. Please make it easier to download for existing people who purchased your programs

Davonnie K Menendez -

do you have a download link to it. I can't really find it.

Charles -

Hello, I'm sorry to post this here but I am beyond frustrated and desperate. Steven from Support responded to my email directly regarding what I thought was an established account after purchasing your products from the App Store (Mac) a couple years ago. Anyway, I'm trying to download the Free Content but I need to sign up for an actual account with you guys but YOU HAVE NO PLACE TO DO THAT here on your site. All you have is a page for existing accounts and "Forgot your password" stuff . . .Anyone, please help? I'm sure I'm missing an obvious link hidden somewhere on some page on some site. . . :)

AlanD -

As a professional user of both Designer and Photo, I would like to thank you for providing a free update to version 1.6 for existing users. It is disappointing to read other comments here that fail to appreciate that the initial software cost of both Designer and Photo is simply pennies in comparison to the cost of well known photo and vector editing programs. As for complaining about how to upgrade, I can only presume that like in many walks of life they don't read the instructions that were clearly given to existing users in their email. I fear we are living in a expanding, illiterate society where immediacy is king, and reading and writing is limited to 144 characters. #iwantitnowwithoutputtinginanyeffort

Jeff -

I don't see any help option or welcome screen! I'm trying to an create account.

Nunya -

Holy cow. Great software, TERRIBLE communication. Download the latest version of Affinity Photo and when you launch it, the link to download the new content will be on the welcome screen inside of Affinity Photo, NOT on their website. Look at this wall of comments from everyone who is confused, including myself! Next time you guys should let everyone know this in your product launch email so you don't annoy all of your customers! Now get back to work and make us an After Effects alternative already!

paul -

I have also updated my Affinity Photo. But I have no link for the free downloads . How can I get them? Please give me a little help!!!

paul -

I have also updated my Affinity Photo, but I have no link for the free downloads. How can I get them? Please give me a little help!!!

Derek Murphy -

No Sir, I cannot download the update from the Apple Store. It refuses to let me download.

Thomas -

Read here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49062-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/ a) run the old version b) you're prompted to download the new version c) download and install d) run the new version e) on the Welcome screen, click "Claim now"

Erik Poppke -

Hi: I was quite excited when I purchased Affinity Photo. I hoped to leave Adobe which I rent for Affinity. I tried to find a way to download the new apps before Nov 16 and found it impossible and there is no phone contact and no password recovery that works. Have I wasted my sign up fee? If this is just a net for new sign-ups then count me out. Erik Poppke

Edward -

I’ve tried to login to my account to get the free add ons but it doesn’t recognize my password. I’ve tried to change my password but have not received the email authorizing me yet.

CAL -

Now that this free content has been downloaded, how are they installed into the MAC Affinity Photo product? I'm still waiting for product keys for these new items, and as I downloaded the main program from the App Store, I'd be very surprised if I have a product key for that! This update could have been delivered in a much smoother way, if the free content was part of the last update to 1.6.6, and then the users were allowed to switch them on in the program...

Rachel -

Please send link to free content. I have uninstalled the old version and installed the new version on both mac and pc and still can't access the free content on either.

Affinity Support -

PLEASE READ THIS :) The 1.6 update is available to existing users. Mac users will find the update in the Mac App Store under the Updates section. Windows users can log into their Affinity Store account to download the latest update. The Free bonus content is available to existing and new users and is available from the Welcome screen in both Affinity Photo and Designer. If you don’t see the Welcome screen, please go to Help > Welcome… – if you see the welcome screen, the Free bonus content will appear in the banner. For users who didn’t see the banner, please try again – we have fixed this :) If you don’t have an Affinity Store account, you will need to create one when prompted – this applies to all Mac users because they purchased the app through the Mac App Store. More information can be found here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49081-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/ If you continue to have problems installing the update, claiming the bonus content or downloading the content, please head over to our support forum where our support team can help you all further. https://forum.affinity.serif.com/

Affinity Support -

To users wanting to try the 1.6 trial, please try the download again - it will give you the correct version :)

Tommi Berg -

I can find free macto pack but no indication of epic skies anywhere.

Donald B. Miller -

For those of you who missed the paragraph on this page detailing how to claim your free items: "Mac customers can download the update right now from the Mac App Store and Windows customers will be prompted to update the next time they open their app. Once installed a link to the free content will appear on the app welcome screen (go to Help and select Welcome if it does not appear at start up)."

Riccardo -

Hi Staff, easy to download the free stuff. Thank you very much. Affinity Photo (now the 1.6.6) is amazing and help me to work with panoramas & HDR in an and easy and creative way. Working with raw is better than other programs.

David Ruddle -

Shame the new update doesn't seem to have resolved the prblem of exporting whole file to Filter when its been cropped.

Jacques Siron -

Please send a working link to the freedowload. The procedure isn't clear to me. Thx

Yves -

Bonjour. Affinity est devenu très complet avec le package, un bel outil. Savez vous s'il est possible d'ouvrir les fichiers du package directement depuis Affinity (autre que commande "placer"). Merci à vous.

Paul -

Will you please either send out a follow up email to all of us who have been owners about how to get the bonus or post replies to all of us here? I received my Affinity Photo upgrade thru the software upgrade function of my iMac, but that's all. Thanks for the great product and continued upgrades!

Rendy Opdycke -

I updated both photo and designer apps but did not get an invite to download the free content. WTF!

Peter Reedman -

Nov 11, When updating my version the process failed and the program was deleted, I downloaded the trial version hoping that my key and purchase registration would allow me to run the program normally but although have asked for help nothing concrete has come forward. Peter Reedman

Affinity Support -

@Tommi Berg: They will be available to download from your Affinity Store account. More information here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49081-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/

Affinity Support -

@Jacques Siron: This thread on our support forum should help: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49081-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/

Affinity Support -

@Peter Reedman: If you're still having problems installing the update please head over to our support forum. Our support team can help you further. https://forum.affinity.serif.com/

Affinity Support -

@Rendy Opdycke: It should be available on the Welcome screen. If you continue to have issues, please go to our support for additional help! https://forum.affinity.serif.com/

Affinity Support -

@Paul: More information can be found here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49081-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/

rmrten -

HOW TO GET FREE CONTENT: Start your application, if welcome screen is not showing go to Help > Welcome Then you will see free content advert and click > Claim Now You need to have account on Affinity website. It will direct you to the Cart to place order for free and straight forward to download page.

Juergen Frahm -

Hi, How do current 1.5 owners (Mac AppStore Version) access to the free bonus content? Where can I find the Download link. Regards Juergen

Allan Nodelman -

I bought through the Apple app store and cannot remember if I got an account an account so cannot access the free download. I attempted a password reset and there was no response.

Affinity Support -

@Juergen Frahm: You will need to create a new Affinity Store account when claiming your free content through the Welcome screen.

Affinity Support -

@Allan Nodelman: Mac users will not have an Affinity Store account. You will need to create a new Affinity Store account when claiming your free content through the Welcome screen.

Tof -

How I can update my version to 1.6? Affinity Photo (1.5.2) and Affinity Designer (1.5.5 ) ( I bought both ) do not offer me to install an update for version 1.6 (Mac Version)

Ed Agter -

I have the Nikon D850 and is this software ok for those big files?

Jacki -

This is ridiculous - I see post after post asking how to download the free content and not a single response from you guys. What is wrong with you? Why is there no support or customer service. IT's just basic good business sense & common courtesy. WHERE IS THE DOWNLOAD LINK FOR EXISTING CUSTOMERS TO ACCESS THE BONUS?? IT's a simple question.

Affinity Support -

@Tof: The update is available through the Mac App Store by going to the updates section.

Affinity Support -

@Ed Agter: Affinity Photo doesn't currently support the Nikon D850 but it could be added in the future. You can see the list of cameras supported in the 1.6 update here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/27869-supported-raw-cameras-16x/

Affinity Support -

@Jacki, We've left a few replies in this comments section advising users how to get the Free Content and how to get support. If you're still having installing the update, claiming the bonus content or downloading the content, please head over to our support forum where our support team can help you all further. https://forum.affinity.serif.com/ - hope that helps!

Frank Peck -

I am an existing User and downloaded Affinity on my Mac a while ago, and I also bought the iPad Version. No I wanted to claim my free Bonus content as advertised in your info mail. And like anybody else I cannot find the download space/link? Is there any?

Will -

I thought that Affinity photo was a PC platform software program as well? I read in the replies from Affinity Photo that the updates are available on the MAC APP STORE - These apps don`t work on PC. Any suggestions would be great and it`s about time someone in cyber land has FINALLY come up with a photography software program you can actually OWN and NOT rent... Pay months and years into Adobe for using a program that can`t be owned is absolutely pathetic!! SHAME On you ADOBE!!

Tim -

Thank you for great products and some great gifts!

Ray -

I cannot update to version 1.6 by the deadline of November 18 because I forgot my iTunes password and Apple will not send it to me until November 24, and I cannot upgrade without it. Can I upgrade after November 24 and still receive the free content?

Carole -

I have also been trying to get the “free content” I’m sure I have an Affinity account but have lost my password. The site is telling me “we cannot find an Affinity Account with that email address. I have both Photo & Designer and the book, all bought online plus I get emails from Affinity Team to this email address. And when I tried to set up a new one it tells me “That email address is in use by another member.” They say you don't need an account for Mac but you d o need an account of the "free content" now on offer Can you assist me please.

Steve -

Once installed a link to the free content will appear on the app welcome screen

Lillian -

I found the extra free content after a bit of searching. Downloaded it and installed it no problem. Just had to create an account on Affinity. I honestly don't understand everyone's issue here, all you have to do is read a few of the comments to find the helpful ones and then follow basic instructions. All your angry comments only make it harder to find the helpful ones. So just stop complaining and read a bit. It's not that hard. (Here's a help link again: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49081-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/ ) To Affinity, you guys have put a lot of effort into creating an amazing program for a very good price. Thank you so much! I'm looking forward to playing around with the new toys. :)

Michael Levy -

As a current user, I have been unable to find a link to update to the latest version of to download the free extra content. Any help would be appreciated!

Petrer T. Maslin -

1- I purchased Affinity Photo through the App Store. Apparently I do not have an account with Affinity. I cannot find anywhere where I can sign up. How do I go about this? 2- I updated the program, now running 1.1.6 but have not been able to locate the link/s for the so called "free" stuff. How do I do this?

Affinity Support -

@Frank Peck: The free content can be claimed from the Welcome Screen when you open Affinity on your Mac. More information can be found here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49062-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/

Affinity Support -

@Will: If you log into your Affinity Store account you will be able to download the 1.6 update. https://affinity.store/sign-in/

Affinity Support -

@Ray: If you send an email to our Customer Service team they will be able to help you further. affinity@serif.com

Mario Moschetta -

I purchased Affinity Designer on the Mac App Store, I did the update, when can I find the free contents?

Affinity Support -

@Carole: If you have the Mac version of our apps you won't have an Affinity Store account. Please try claiming the content again but when prompted create a new Affinity Store account.

Affinity Support -

@Michael Levy: They are available from the Welcome Screen but if you continue to have issues please read this thread: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49081-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/

Affinity Support -

@Petrer T. Maslin: The Free content is available from the Welcome Screen. If you try and claim the content again and when prompted create a new Affinity Store account. More information can be found here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49081-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/

Affinity Support -

@Mario Moschetta: They are available from the Welcome Screen but if you continue to have issues please read this thread: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/49081-free-content-included-with-16-till-16th-november/

Chris Thornton -

If you already HAVE Affinity Photo/Designer,the only way to download "the free content" is by UPDATING YOUR CURRENT VERSION to the 1.6 version through your account under the "Downloads & Product Keys" section. Once it downloads and updates your Affinity application, click the "Claim Now" button in the Welcome screen.

LIMA -

Bonjour, Si j'achète Affinity Photo aujourd'hui, aurais la version 1.5 ou 1.6? merci pour votre réponse

Patricia Meek -

I download all three of them for free.. and follow day i return to try find where download at and could not find them.. sigh.. so Do i have to do is always download over and over again ?

Affinity Support -

@Patricia Meek: You only need to download them once. The Quick Start Guides in the zip files explain how to install and use. They're also available from here: https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/50300-installing-freeincluded-16-content/

somleng -

want to install infinity

C.Y.LEOW -

Please send link so I can update my Affinity Photo to 1.6. Thanls CY

Affinity Support -

@Somleng: If you're having problems installing our apps, head over to our support forum. https://forum.affinity.serif.com/

Affinity Support -

@C.Y.LEOW: If you have a Mac version you can update in the Mac App Store by going to the Updates section. You can update the Windows version from here: https://affinity.store/update/windows/photo/1/

Pete Hendley -

I just saw this update today and have downloaded it. Any chance the bonus content is still available? Thanks.

Affinity Support -

@Pete Hendley: Check the welcome screen :)

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