Affinity Photo for Mac

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.

affinity photo for mac app icon

Performance and power:

  • Live, real time editing
  • Massive image support (100+ Megapixels)
  • Panning and zooming is always live at 60fps
  • Open, edit and save Photoshop® PSD files
  • RGB, CMYK, Greyscale 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
  • Record and play macros for ultimate productivity

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
  • Advanced lens corrections including chromatic aberration, defringe, vignette and best-in-class noise reduction
  • 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

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
  • 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 nozzle – see what you are about to paint or erase before you do it

Fast, customisable effects:

  • 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 have been applied

Built for Mac:

  • Takes full advantage of the latest macOS technologies including Metal compute, OpenGL, Grand Central Dispatch and Core Graphics
  • Full support for MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar and Force Touch trackpad
  • Fully optimised for 64-bit and multi-core processors
  • Supports regular, retina and multi-monitor set ups
  • External eGPU support

Download & availability

Buy this image editor on Mac App Store here.

Similar Apps

  • Movavi Photo Editor: Easy-to-use photo editing software for Windows and Mac. Great picture editor for both beginners and experienced users.
  • Pixelmator Pro is an incredibly powerful, beautiful, and easy to use image editor designed exclusively for Mac.
  • Adobe Photoshop: the world’s best imaging and graphic design software. Edit and enhance photos, illustrations, and 3D artwork.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *