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Affinity Photo

Professional photo editing software

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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.

Raw editing

HDR merge

Panorama stitching

Focus stacking

Professional retouching

Batch processing

PSD editing

Digital painting

360° image editing

Multi-layered compositions

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 liquefy features built-in.

  • Clone, dodge, burn
  • Recoloring
  • Inpainting
  • Liquefy
  • Frequency separation
  • Healing tools

Dedicated RAW workspace

Develop camera RAW files in a dedicated workspace with all the precise adjustments and corrections you need in an unbounded linear color space.

EXIF & Metadata
Lens profiles
100s supported

HDR Merge with Tone Mapping

Bring out detail not possible in a single shot by merging multiple exposures of the same photo into one stunning image. Affinity Photo allows you to merge unlimited source images, performs automatic alignment and provides a full range of Tone Mapping options to perfect your results.

  • Unlimited source images
  • Tone Mapping
  • Merge from RAW
  • Automatic alignment

Precise selections

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.

  • Unlimited layers
  • Adjustment layers
  • Layer effects
  • Blend Modes
  • Text tools
  • Live filter layers
  • Vector paths
  • Mask layers
  • Layer groups

PSD import/export

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.

Batch processing

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 Liquefy 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.

  • Push
  • Twirl
  • Pinch
  • Punch
  • Turbulence
  • Freeze
  • Thaw

Stunning real-time effects

Affinity Photo comes with a huge range of high-end, fully customizable 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.

Natural brushwork

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 stabilization for super smooth, natural-looking brushwork.

  • 120+ brushes
  • Brush dynamics
  • Custom brushes
  • Tablet support
  • Brush stabilization
  • .abr brush import

Faultless Photo Stitching

Get perfect panoramas every time with Affinity Photo’s advanced stitching algorithm, automatic image alignment and full perspective corrections.

Focus Merge

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.

Recordable Macros

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, customizable toolbars and tabs and a huge library of fully customizable 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 customizable shortcuts

Enhance productivity with a huge library of keyboard shortcuts for tools, menu functions, view and controls – all of which can be fully customized.

Advanced typography

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.

Transform panel

With full control to precisely adjust a layer’s position, size, rotation and shear.

Layer effects

All common layer effects included such as shadows, glows, outline, 3D, Bevel, gradient overlay and more.


View and edit layer color and alpha channels to easily make complex selections and masks.

Vector drawing

Create paths with a huge selection of customizable shapes, along with a best in class pen tool.

Undo brush

Use the undo brush to easily brush areas of your work back to a previous stage.

Professional color

RGB, CMYK, LAB, Grayscale and true end-to-end CMYK. Also full ICC color 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 customizable 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.

Lens profiles

Our RAW engine now includes profiles for hundreds of lens & camera body combinations for automatic lens correction.

32-bit editing

32-bit unbounded images can be composited and edited along with full Radiance HDR and OpenEXR file support.

OpenColorIO support

End-to-end OCIO color workflows are now supported, with the ability to move dynamically between color spaces.

Pro Print and PDX/X Support

Compatible with PDF/X-1a, PDF/X3, and PDF/X-4, you can use spot colors, apply overprint controls and add trim, bleed and crop marks.

Image stacks

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.

Text styles

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.

Affinity Photo

Professional photo editing software

Buy for macOS Buy for Windows
No subscription. Only $49.99