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Affinity Photo 2 200.4.1701.0 for Windows

A Free Photo & Video App

Published By Serif Europe Ltd

Whether you’re editing and retouching images or creating full-blown, multi-layered compositions, the ultra-powerful Affinity Photo 2 has everything you need. ... Read More > or Download Now >

Affinity Photo 2 for Windows

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Tech Specs

  • • Version: 200.4.1701.0
  • • Price: 0
  • • Content Rating: Everyone
  • • Requirements: Windows OS
  • • File Name: Affinity-Photo-2.Msix

User Ratings

  • 217 Votes, Average: 4.5 out of 5
  • • Rating Average:
  • 4.5 out of 5
  • • Rating Users:
  • 217

Download Count

  • • Total Downloads:
  • 4
  • • Current Version Downloads:
  • 4
  • • Added: January 24, 2023

More About Affinity Photo 2

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Available to purchase in-app for a one-off cost – no subscription.

The first choice of millions of creative professionals around the world, the award-winning Affinity Photo set a new standard for quality and value in the world of image editing. The ultra-powerful Affinity Photo 2 takes the experience to a whole new level, thanks to the addition of incredible new features, hundreds of enhancements, and a completely redesigned UI for an improved workflow. It has everything you need to edit and retouch images, create multi-layered compositions, beautiful raster paintings and so much more.

• Fully redeveloped UI, tool, and button icons
• All new Layers Panel
• See recent raster brushes by layer
• View recent documents as thumbnail previews or list
• Pin documents for quick access
• New Document dialog redesign
• New monochromatic iconography via Preferences (User Interface)
• High-contrast UI settings
• Restyled Studio panels via the Window menu
• Export dialog redesign offers "always on" export preview

• Non-destructive RAW development of linked/embedded RAW images
• Luminosity, hue range and band pass live masks
• Compound masks
• Non-destructive Live Mesh Warp filter
• Smart layer states to experiment with design options and versions
• Normals adjustment for editing normal maps from material and texturing workflows
• Drag / drop bitmap texture fills
• Pixel grid displays when zoomed in beyond certain level
• JPEG XL file import and export
• Force scale everything

• Live, real-time editing
• Massive image support (100+ Megapixels)
• Pan and zoom at maximum refresh rate
• Open, edit and save Photoshop® PSD files
• RGB, CMYK, Greyscale and LAB color spaces
• Full 16-bit and linear unbounded 32-bit per channel editing
• Work with all standard formats like PNG, TIFF, JPG, JPEG XL, GIF, SVG, EPS, EXR, HDR and PDF
• Support for a range of plug-ins
• Windows hardware (GPU) acceleration (for users running Windows 10 (April 2020 update or later) with a Direct3D feature level 12.0 capable card)

• Full support for unlimited layers, layer groups, adjustment layers, filter layers and masks
• Edit live filters, adjustments, effects, blend modes and masks non-destructively
• Undo history can be saved with the document so you can always undo your changes
• Record and play macros
• Drag and drop layers from one document to another
• Save documents as template files to re-use time and time again
• Customize savable presets for multiple UI layouts
• Save and import XMP files, batch files to tag images and edit metadata
• Isolate, edit, and duplicate spare channels with a simple click
• Linked images and resource manager
• PDF passthrough, import, edit and export
• Link layers to edit simultaneously

• Open RAW and other images in a 16-bit development workspace
• Adjust exposure, blackpoint, clarity, vibrance, white balance, shadows, highlights and much more
• Advanced lens corrections including chromatic aberration, defringe, vignette, noise reduction, and manual lens correction override
• Paint areas or use fully customizable gradients to mask adjustments
• View histograms, blown highlights, shadows and tones as well as detailed EXIF information
• Focus Merge, HDR Merge and Tone mapping for advanced image processing

• Intuitive selection brush and refinement makes selections simple, even down to strands of hair
• Instantly remove unwanted objects with an incredibly advanced Inpainting brush
• Dodge, burn, clone, patch, blemish, and red eye tools
• Smooth and retouch skin with built-in frequency separation
• Dedicated Liquify Persona and non-destructive filter version gives freehand control over warps, twirls, pinch, punch, and turbulence

• Huge library of painting, drawing, textures, and professional DAUB® Brushes included
• Create custom brushes and nozzles with full control over advanced dynamics
• Combine multiple brushes together and paint in a single stroke
• Full support for Wacom and other graphics tablets, including pressure, tilt, and shortcut buttons
• Real-time preview of your brush nozzle

• Massive collection of effects available, including blurs, distortions, tilt-shift, shadows, glows, lighting, and many more
• Choose to apply effects non-destructively with live effect layers, enabling you to erase away or mask effects after they’ve been applied
• Path text capabilities
• Add and edit pattern layers non-destructively


Content synchronization (content link)
• All Affinity apps on a device can now share brushes, styles, assets, application palettes and more
• Avoids unnecessary exporting/importing of content between apps on the same device
• Easy migration of custom V1 content on upgrade
• Link custom content to share with other apps

• Select Next/Previous Layer (alt+[, alt+]), and Select Top/Bottom/Parent Layer via Select menu
• Select by group or layer content
• Disable auto-selection with Move Tool
• Freehand Selection Tool (Polygonal and Magnetic) automatically pans if you drag beyond document bounds

Non-destructive professional masking
• Non-destructive compound masks for combining multiple mask layers using Boolean operations (Add, Subtract, Intersect, Xor)
• Create non-destructive Live masks based on targeted hue ranges, luminosity ranges or frequency (band-pass)
• Group contents remain editable when part of a mask

Raster brush improvements
• Improved raster brush quality and accuracy
• Distance controller changes brush characteristics with stroke length
• Brush tip interpolation for improved tip quality
• Switch to a crosshair cursor on all brush tools using caps lock
• Wet edges on more brush tools
• Recent raster brushes by layer
• Paint Brush Tool now has its own B keyboard key shortcut
• Brushes panel can display brushes as nozzle thumbnails

• JPEG XL file import and export
• HIF file import (HDR 10-bit PQ encoded) produced by newer Canon cameras
• Open stock images as new documents
• PDF export will export hidden Affinity vector layers that have child layers as invisible layers

Placing content
• Repeating objects in a grid
• Autoflow of multiple images and multi-page PDFs
• Layer visibility override for placed files (PDF/DWG/DXF)—turn off layers you don't need
• Place linked web images using their URLs via ctrl+drag-and-drop
• Dropbox API integration to retain placed resource linkage across multiple devices

Some important extras
• Displace filter offers Sobel (Affinity) and Red/green offset (Photoshop) load methods
• Support for additional spare channels in TIFFs
• Fill Opacity for ‘special 8’ blend modes
• Redeveloped Boolean operations and compounds
• Change stroke width with [ and ] keys; Shift key increases/decreases by an absolute amount
• HSL Color Wheel has box wheel type and offers recent colors and hex code readout/input
• Multiple shadow, outline and overlay layer effects per layer
• Create pattern layers from any raster layer content (including image layers)
• Easier Quick Masking of pixel selections in Channels panel
• Isolation (Solo) mode offers better group control
• Transform attribute for linked layers
• One-step undo/redo of complex assistant actions
• Updated lens correction database
• Paste Style support for copied text selections
• Limit initial zoom to a maximum of 100%

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