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Affinity Photo for iPad

Just imagine… the full power of professional photo editing, wherever you go.

Whether it’s quick corrections on the fly, perfecting your work with some delicate retouching, or losing yourself in complex art with hundreds of layers, Affinity Photo for iPad has you covered.

Born to work perfectly with the latest iPad and Apple Pencil technology, its power and performance are unmatched in portable photo editing apps - that’s probably why it was crowned as Apple’s Best iPad App of 2017.

How far will you take it?

Buy now $19.99

Professional editing on the go

Truly portable professional toolset

With all the tools, features and functionality you’ll find in our award-winning desktop app, this is no cut-down version. Affinity Photo for iPad offers an incredibly fast, powerful and immersive experience you can take anywhere: at home, in the studio or on the move.

Non-destructive workflow

Affinity Photo for iPad handles limitless layers with power to burn. Combined with the power of live filter layers, adjustment layers, masks, blend modes and layer effects it means you never need to compromise on the non-destructive workflow you’re used to.

Super-accurate selections

Isolate objects or areas of your images easily with a comprehensive set of selection tools. Whether cutting out subjects from their background, creating masks or selectively applying adjustments, you can make extremely precise selections – even down to individual strands of hair – with ease.

Desktop-class RAW editing

Shoot in RAW? Precision tools for adjusting exposure, white balance, noise reduction, shadows, highlights and lens corrections are all there in a dedicated studio – and it’s lightning fast. You’ll simply love doing your RAW development on iPad.

Reimagined for iPad

Every tool, panel, control and interaction you have with the app has been painstakingly considered. Every ounce of iPad power harnessed. The result is something special – you become immersed in creating that perfect edit while the usual complexities of pro-editing simply melt away.

Multi-touch gestures

The power is in your fingertips with all-new gestures to give complete control over your canvas and tools.

Optimised for Pencil

Sensitive to pressure, tilt and angle, Affinity Photo for iPad harnesses the full power and precision of Apple Pencil.

Drag and Drop

Import and export your work from Photos, Files or email attachments with a simple drag & drop.

120fps pan & zoom

The fastest, smoothest pan & zoom you have experienced, on the latest iPads at 120fps!

Making your images pop

With a full set of adjustments, filters and corrections available you can make the ordinary extraordinary in an instant.

Adjustment layers

Choose from a wide selection of non-destructive adjustment layers. All with fine control, and ability to re-edit at any time.

Lens corrections

Correct lens distortions, chromatic aberration, defringe and lens vignette easily.

Channel editing

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

Noise reduction

With full control over luminance and color denoise, you can achieve incredible results without losing detail.

Retouched to perfection

Retouching in Affinity Photo for iPad is a revelation. As you zoom in and recolor, clone, dodge & burn - it's like you are painting directly on the real thing. With all the professional tools and features you could ever need, you'll find it hard to ever use a desktop for retouching again.

  • Clone tool
  • Healing brush
  • Patch tool
  • Blemish removal
  • Inpainting
  • Frequency Separation
  • Liquefy
  • Dodge & burn

Breathtaking brushwork

The combination of Affinity Photo, iPad and an expertly created set of brushes makes it a joy to add your own artistic stamp to your work. With our super smooth brush engine and advanced dynamics it's the most fluid and natural painting experience available on iPad.

Over 120 brushes

Affinity Photo boasts a massive library of professionally designed brushes including effects, paints, inks, pastels and gouaches, all meticulously optimized for incredible performance on iPad.

Advanced dynamics

Touch or Apple Pencil dynamics can be fine-tuned to suit your style, with full control over pressure, angle, tilt and velocity for super smooth, natural-looking brushwork.

Full customization

An advanced brush engine gives you the power to create your own brushes from scratch with custom nozzles, base textures and wet edges.


Not only can you to import your favorite brushes (including .abr), you can also export your brushes to share with others.

Stunning live effects

The blistering performance of Affinity Photo for iPad is never more apparent than when applying effects. You see magical changes happen in real time on your whole document with zero lag - with all the fine control you need under your fingertips. Adding effects has never felt so immersive.

  • Gaussian blur
  • Motion blur
  • Radial blur
  • Zoom blur
  • Unsharp mask
  • High pass filter
  • Deform
  • Dual perspective
  • Twirl
  • Ripple
  • Pinch/punch
  • Dust & scratches
  • Emboss
  • Remove white
  • Halftone
  • Lighting
  • Haze removal
  • + Much more

PSD editing - on iPad!

That Photoshop file you’ve been sent? Just drag and drop it into Affinity Photo to expose and edit all layers, adjustments and effects. You can even save it and send it back as a PSD file too, no matter where you are.

And it doesn’t end there…

Here are just some of the other capabilities of this revolutionary app…

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 intelligently removes ghosts. You’ll also find a full range of Tone Mapping options on hand to perfect your results.

360° image editing

Pan and zoom around 360° images with full control over heading, pitch and field of view. You can also use the full suite of tools in Affinity Photo for iPad to make universal and localized edits live.

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.

Create stunning panoramas

Get perfect panoramas every time with Affinity Photo’s advanced stitching algorithm, automatic image alignment and full perspective corrections. You can also stitch straight from RAW and create multiple panoramas simultaneously.

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 supported, with the ability to move dynamically between color spaces.

Live perspective projection

Work on perspective distorted areas of your image as if you were looking at it straight on.

Full snapping capabilities

Advanced snapping options including snap to grid, guides, auto alignment to other objects, along with forced pixel alignment.

Transform studio

With full control to precisely adjust an object’s position, size, rotation and shear.

Vector drawing

A comprehensive set of customizable shapes, a pen and node tool, and full Boolean geometry operations allow for the creation of complex vector paths and shapes.

Insert inside, paste inside

Easily add artwork, objects or brush strokes inside an existing shape.

Professional print output

Pantone® support, end-to-end CMYK and ICC color management alongside full PDF/X output including bleed, trim and crop marks.

Image stacks

Automatically align and blend together a series of images based on the same scene, allowing for differences to be removed, composited together or used for creative effect.

Histograms and scopes

Get feedback on your edits with histograms and scopes. Plus see blown highlights, tones and shadows live.

Advanced typography controls

Adjust kerning, tracking, shear, baseline and other character attributes. Easily set leading, indents, tab stops and justification too.

Crop and straighten

Quickly crop and straighten images with a dedicated tool, including with thirds, golden spiral and diagonals overlays.

Smart color picker

Dedicated color picker tool to accurately pick a color, including single point or averaged sampling over an area of your image.

Rotate canvas

Spin your canvas around to work at any angle, and easily lock and unlock your current rotation.

Undo Brush

Use the undo brush to revert specific areas of your work back to a previous state.

Beautiful Gradients

Create super-smooth gradients for overlays, shapes and masks – all with live tools to drag on screen using touch.

Pro font support

Add elegant text with OpenType, and True Type fonts, including advanced OpenType features including Ligatures.

Font import

Import your own fonts easily to use in the app.

Live spell checking

Spellcheck on the fly.

Frame Text

Add body text paragraphs using frames as containers with full control of alignment, justification, character and paragraph settings.

Quick menu

With a simple gesture bring up a quick menu right next to your finger with common commands.

Compatible with

iPad Air 2, iPad 2017, iPad 2018, iPad Pro 9.7-inch, 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch

Affinity Photo for iPad

Professional photo editing on the move

Purchase on the App Store
Buy it now for $19.99 - No subscription.