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Free trials now available for Windows users

Affinity Windows free trial now available

The response to the launch of Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo for Windows has been phenomenal, better than we ever could have predicted. That’s been matched by the positive feedback we’re getting from people who are making Affinity Photo or Affinity Designer — or both! — part of their everyday professional workflow.

Even though we offer a no-strings refund policy for 14 days, trial versions for Windows have been a popular request and we know there’s still a huge market out there of people who want a professional graphics or photo editor for a one-time cost with no expensive ongoing payments.

So we’re delighted to announce that free trials of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer are now available for Windows users. This means you’ll be able to spend ten days getting to know the software before committing to purchase.

Affinity Designer, a professional vector graphics editor, was the winner of an Apple Design Award in 2015. Image editor Affinity Photo was named ‘Best Mac App’ 2015, and ‘Best Imaging Software’ 2016 by the Technical Image Press Association.

Both have received thousands of 5-star reviews from critics and professional users around the world.

Click here for the Affinity Designer trial (for macOS or Windows)

Click here for the Affinity Photo trial (for macOS or Windows)

The Windows versions match the Mac versions feature-for-feature and are available to purchase for a single payment of $49.99 / £48.99 / 49,99€, with no subscription and free updates.

Affinity Photo and Designer share the same file format on all platforms, meaning you can switch seamlessly between them both as individuals and in a professional environment, where colleagues work on different systems.


Royyan Wijaya -

im a illustrator user for actually, many my friends recomended this software and tell me to try it, thank you

Tom Kato -

lets try

JOhn -

What a great idea, I have used Serif software for years and years and although superb the ability to have a try was always lacking. Yes you can get your money back but some people don't want the hassle. I did try the beta version of Affinity Photo but it was an early version and I never tried it properly as I had photos to process in photoshop as I had already started them so did not want to start them in one application and then learn to use new software to finish them. By the time I had finished them the beta was finished so I never got to to give it a good go. Plus photoshop prices are now going up so now is the time to try Affinity photo properly

Julia -

Not up to the topic, but I am very curious what's the brand and model of this computer?

Hubert -

I hope this program is brilliant :)

Daryl Gwyn -

Hi there, I work in Microsoft UK, in a Sales team for Surface. Do you have any presence in the UK? I'd be keen to have a chat with someone about how we might be able to work together on any UK sales opportunities. Thanks. Daryl

Jordan Clark -

Thank you for this opportunity to try it out! Love it!

John Schnupp -

This is more of a question...Can I install this on more than one computer? I'd like to be able to use it on both my laptop and my PC .

Leigh -

@Julia: It's a Microsoft Surface Book :)

Leigh -

@Daryl: Thanks for reaching out to us. I've passed your details to the relevant team and if it's something we want to do we'll be in contact :)

Montague -

Great ! i've bought Designer & Photo, and i'm waiting impatiently for Publisher. Many thanks !

Emrich -

Hi, is there any kind of discount for buying AP & AD?

Leigh -

@Emrich: It's not possible at the moment, sorry.

John Atkin -

@Alison - our apps are available for a one-off payment with no ongoing subscription.

My1 -

@Alison Sutherland the point of this software is to NOT have to pay subscriptions or whatever.

datta -

i want this software but not installed pc window aero not enabled message

David Perriman -

I purchased the MAC version of Affinity Designer when it first came out and I have now reverted back to a Windows 10 machine, is it possible to transfer the license from MAC to PC or have I got to buy it at full price again?

Helle -

I truly hope you will fix the issue with pressure vector brushes using a Wacom Intous digitizer - as of now the software is pretty useless to me

Frederic -

Hey Guys, Sorry to be the ugly duck here. Please focus back on macOS with Publisher. We have been waiting for 2 years since you announced it on your site. Feel wel that Windows install based is way larger that Mac and that you focus is now way larger on Windows than Mac. Has the impression to be left away. A pity because your products are really great. No "valuable" Indesign replacement on the play for now, that way Affinity is so expected. Couldn't't wait any longer, so our 10 guys wil use Indesign. for a while I am afraid.

Leigh -

@datta: If you're still getting this error message when installing, head over to our support forum for help.

Leigh -

@David Perriman: It's not currently possible to transfer the license, sorry. You will need to purchase a separate Windows license.

Leigh -

@Helle: We're not aware of any issues with Wacom tablets and our apps - they should work fine together. Feel free to log your issue with our developers on our support forum here: :)

Leigh -

@Frederic: We have different teams working on the Windows and macOS versions - we're fully focused on both platforms :) When we have more information about Affinity Publisher, we'll let everyone know.


Will my current bundle of Topaz (plug-in for Photoshop) work on the Affinity Photo software?

Leigh -

@John Fanning: Affinity Photo supports some Topaz plugins. If you ask this question on our support forum, our support team will be able to help you further. :)

Linda -

$49.99 / £48.99 / 49,99€, with no subscription and free updates. So where is this link to buy at $49.99 ? All I see is the $69.99 price.

Leigh -

@Linda: You can purchase them for Windows direct from our site

Pablo -

Looks very interesting... Is Affinity Photo capable of working with .CR2 RAW files from Canon EOS 5D Mark IV? If yes, is the RAW file compatibility database updated periodically? Thanks!

Steve Farrington -

Hi Does your software support Fuji X-T2 RAW files on Mac and PC? Thanks

Leigh -

@Pablo: Yep! The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is supported. You can keep up to date with which cameras are supported here: -

Leigh -

@Steve Farrington: It sure does :)

Connie -

Can you use actions in Photo?

Leigh -

@Connie: It's not possible to import Photoshop actions but we do have a Persona in the app called Macro that will allow you to record and playback Affinity actions :)

Jesse -

Hey guys, does this program work on a surface pro?

Leigh -

@Jesse: Our apps are optimised for Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book :)

Patricia Meek -

Hey John, Me.. too been serif for so many years oh i can not live without it, lol but I hope, this is not charge too high ??? I am going to find out, ha.. I can see some of you talk about so happy to have this software, WOW.. thanks for your share n this comment.. and I am not sure what next step to do ?? I have not use for oh mine long time probably one year ago.. I want is WEBPLUS hope it similar with this new one.. Wish me luck ha lol.. this email is not belong to serif.. i update last year.. um..Now i am going to find out I need is draw and web I will like to study it all what Affinity have !!! alright, I am afraid try it for 30 days ?? what if i forgot pass that 30 days.. oh i will wait until 5th day will start but i am going to study it, now.. :)

Gita -

does affinity support dual monitors? I have tried others but they don't support two monitors; please comment.

Leigh -

@Gita: Affinity apps can be used on multiple monitors, panels can be undocked and positioned onto another screen. On a Mac it has a Separated mode available to do a similar task.

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