What's New

Various stability and performance improvements

App Description

** Affinity Photo supports iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 & 3, iPad Mini 5 and iPad (early 2017 onwards). Please note that older iPads are not supported. **

** iPad App of The Year **

Affinity Photo for iPad offers an incredibly fast, powerful and immersive experience whether you are at home, in the studio, or on the move. With meticulous attention to detail, each tool, panel and control has been completely reimagined for touch, and all rendering, adjustments, brushes and filters have been fully hardware-accelerated using Metal. The result is a genuine desktop-grade, professional photo editing app that provides an all-new way to interact with your images, without any compromise.

Optimised for iPad
• Metal accelerated to achieve blazing-fast performance, even when editing large images
• Sensitive to pressure, tilt and angle, Affinity Photo harnesses the full power and precision of Apple Pencil
• Full iCloud drive integration allows for seamless file management, storage and sharing

Performance and power
• Live, real-time editing
• Massive image support (100+ Megapixels)
• Pan and zoom at 120fps
• Open, edit and save Photoshop® PSD files
• PSD smart object support
• RGB, CMYK, Greyscale, PANTONE© and LAB colour spaces
• Full 16 and 32-bit per channel editing
• Work with all standard formats like PNG, TIFF, JPG, GIF, SVG, EPS, EXR, HDR and PDF

Unsurpassed productivity
• 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
• Save documents as template files to re-use time and time again
• Save and import XMP files, batch files to tag images and edit metadata
• Create shortcuts using a keyboard attachment

Professional image processing
• Open RAW and other images in a dedicated pre-processing workspace
• Adjust exposure, blackpoint, clarity, vibrance, white balance, shadows, highlights and much more
• Paint areas or use fully customisable 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
• Canon CR3 RAW support

Quality retouching and correction tools
• 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 gives freehand control over warps, twirls, pinch, punch and turbulence

Advanced brush engine
• Huge library of painting, drawing, textures and professional DAUB® Brushes included
• Create custom brushes and nozzles with full control over advanced dynamics

Fast, customisable effects
• Massive collection of effects available, including blurs, distortions, tilt-shift, shadows, glows, lighting and many more
• Swipeable split or mirrored screen always available for before and after views
• Choose to apply effects non-destructively with live effect layers, enabling you to erase away or mask effects after they’ve been applied

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 06, 2017 Initial release
  • June 07, 2017 New version 1.6.1
  • June 15, 2017 New version 1.6.2
  • July 05, 2017 New version 1.6.3
  • July 17, 2017 Price increase: $19.99 -> $29.99
  • July 24, 2017 Price decrease: $29.99 -> $19.99
  • August 22, 2017 New version 1.6.4
  • September 21, 2017 New version 1.6.5
  • December 07, 2017 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
  • December 09, 2017 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • December 18, 2017 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $15.99
  • December 18, 2017 Price decrease: $15.99 -> $14.99
  • January 06, 2018 Price increase: $14.99 -> $19.99
  • February 23, 2018 New version 1.6.7
  • July 12, 2018 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $13.99
  • July 19, 2018 New version 1.6.8
  • August 02, 2018 Price increase: $13.99 -> $19.99
  • September 14, 2018 New version 1.6.9
  • September 14, 2018 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $13.99
  • September 18, 2018 Price increase: $13.99 -> $19.99
  • November 17, 2018 New version 1.6.10
  • November 21, 2018 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $13.99
  • November 28, 2018 Price increase: $13.99 -> $19.99
  • December 18, 2018 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $15.99
  • December 20, 2018 New version 1.6.11
  • January 08, 2019 Price increase: $15.99 -> $19.99
  • January 15, 2019 New version 1.6.12
  • March 20, 2019 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $15.99
  • April 04, 2019 Price increase: $15.99 -> $19.99
  • June 06, 2019 New version 1.7.0
  • June 06, 2019 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $15.99
  • June 20, 2019 New version 1.7.1
  • July 04, 2019 Price increase: $15.99 -> $19.99
  • August 17, 2019 New version 1.7.2
  • September 30, 2019 New version 1.7.3
  • November 05, 2019 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
  • November 13, 2019 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • November 25, 2019 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $13.99
  • December 11, 2019 Price increase: $13.99 -> $19.99
  • February 26, 2020 New version 1.8.0
  • March 20, 2020 New version 1.8.2
  • March 20, 2020 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99
  • April 02, 2020 New version 1.8.3
  • April 20, 2020 Price increase: $9.99 -> $19.99
  • April 20, 2020 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $9.99

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