Affinity Designer Overview Updated February 4, 2021

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July 2017 - February 2021


Affinity Designer is a professional vector graphics illustration app for the Mac and iPad. The Mac version of Affinity Designer is viewed by many as a bonafide Photoshop alternative, and the iPad version is a desktop-class mobile illustration app that can do nearly everything that the Mac version does.

Affinity Designer Stories February 4

Significant Affinity updates are landing today across the company’s Photo, Designer, and Publisher apps on Mac, iPad, and Windows.

The company says version 1.9 of the creative suite is faster, takes the app’s non-destructive workflow to the next level, and enables significantly easier collaboration between remote workers…

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Affinity Designer Stories November 12, 2020

With macOS Big Sur landing today and Apple Silicon Macs arriving to customers by November 17, it’s awesome to see developers releasing updates to offer support for both. And of course that means impressive performance gains with the first M1 Macs. Affinity is out today with new versions of all of its Mac apps to take advantage of Apple’s latest software and hardware.

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Affinity Designer Stories February 26, 2020

Today Serif pushed updates to all three of its popular subscription-free creative apps, including Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, and Apple’s Mac app of the year winner, Affinity Publisher ($49.99 each). Versions 1.8 are available for download now via the Mac and iOS App Store. expand full story

Affinity Designer Stories June 5, 2019

Today Serif, creator of Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo, has released version 1.7 of its popular illustration and photo editing apps on Mac. The updates are headlined by enhanced GPU compute acceleration, HDR monitor support, and a new memory management system. Both Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer 1.7 are available for download on the Mac App Store today. expand full story

Affinity Designer Stories August 30, 2018

After being teased on video late last year, Affinity Publisher, from the same team that brought you Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer, is now available in public beta. The public beta comes a few months ahead of the initial public release, but developer Serif is allowing users to take it for a free test drive ahead of launch. expand full story

Affinity Designer Stories July 12, 2018

After using Affinity Designer on iPad, I can confidently say that there aren’t many apps of a similar echelon in the App Store. The companion app to Affinity Photo, Designer is a vector illustration app that can operate as an outright Adobe Illustrator replacement for many graphic artists.

In this initial hands-on walkthrough, I step through over 20 features in Affinity Designer, focusing heavily on the gesture-based toolset that makes it such a powerful app for iPad users.  expand full story

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