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    kurtbliss reacted to Medical Officer Bones in Affinity Replacement for Adobe Acrobat Pro and Bluebeam Revu xTreme   
    If you are on Windows, and have no need for a prepress PDF toolset, then I recommend PDF-Xchange Editor. Great annotation/commenting/revewing tools, form creation, OCR, Scanning, and full PDF editing. The GUI is miles ahead of Acrobat (that horrible form properties dialog in Acrobat...). It also supports (as far as I have tested) all Acrobat Javascript. It even loads and displays 3d models embedded in a page.
    I found it to be an excellent Acrobat replacement. Only its prepress tools are missing, unfortunately.
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    kurtbliss reacted to MarkT-a1b in Affinity Replacement for Adobe Acrobat Pro and Bluebeam Revu xTreme   
    I highly recommend that Serif develop a fourth addition to the Affinity triumvirate: a PDF file creator, editor and OCR-capable program to supplant those currently being foisted on users - most expensively - by Adobe and others.   Apropos of this recommendation, the Acrobat "UserVoice" topic "Full Tools, Menu customization" has by now been ongoing for somewhere approaching two years, and if Adobe has ever responded to or otherwise addressed the significant issues that continue to plague professional users, I do not recall having seen it.   For reference, here follows a quite typical posting on this subject, wherein a professional user states that they would abandon - or already have abandoned - Acrobat Pro in favor of a competing program, such as Bluebeam Revu.  Surely I am not the only user who would like to see just the complete PDF-handling capabilities of the expensive Revu xTreme incorporated within a stand-alone program costing significantly less than $549.   I would happily abandon both Acrobat Pro and ABBYY Finereader in favor of such a program within the Affinity group, and harbor a strong suspicion that many other users would so so as well.   ---------------------------------   Adobe <no-reply@acrobat.uservoice.com>   acrobat.uservoice.com New comment on 'Full Tools, Menu customisation'
    Posted in Acrobat for Windows and Mac » User Interface
    Anonymous commented on Full Tools, Menu customisation
    DC Pro has unfortunately been developed into a sluggish, bloated and complicated piece of pdf editing software. It needs to be re-imagined from the bottom up. PDFs aren't going away ... but Adobe customers are. If Affinity can develop the next greatest pdf editing tool - I won't let the door hit me on the way out. Just waiting to get the next big cost savings for my company by abandoning Adobe products altogether.
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    kurtbliss reacted to dimmageiras in Can´t import brushes   
    Here you are Angelize, this is the link to download AP 1.7.2.434. For me the install failed, so I had to uninstall the latest beta and then install this version.
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    kurtbliss reacted to Mark Ingram in Affinity Photo Windows Customer Beta - 1.7.2.434   
    Click here to download the latest beta
    Status: Customer Beta
    Purpose: Fixes
    Requirements: A valid product key (for Affinity Store purchases), or an installation of the full retail version from the Microsoft Store

    As this is a beta it is considered to be not suitable for production use. This means that you should not attempt to use it for commercial purposes or for any other activity that may be adversely affected by the application failing, including the total loss of any documents. We hope you enjoy the latest build, and as always, if you've got any problems, please don't hesitate to post a new thread in this forum and we'll get back to you as soon as we can. Thanks once again for your continued feedback. 

    If you have a general question about the software, please head over to the Questions Forum, or if you have any suggestions, please head over to the Feature Requests forum.
    Fixes
    Fixed certain CMYK JPEG opening at 72 DPI Fixed Drag and Drop of a file twice causing the file to remain locked Added TGA export support Restored TIFF 'fff' support Fixed crashes when attempting to load truncated files Allow .icm profiles, as well as *.icc Fixed failure to connect to Unsplash on Windows 7 and 8.1 Fixed Resize Document Improved performance of adjusting sliders in Develop Persona Prevent macros from recording Tone Mapping or Develop Cancelling the Crop Tool remembers the initial "drag to crop" state Fixed crash with Clone Brush (current layer and below) Added Remove White Matte and Remove Black Matte to the Filters menu Fixed Image not clipping correctly when Reveal is enabled Fixed Lightroom data being stripped from Capture One XMP output Fixed saving a Jpeg replacing the Subject field EXIF Property with the Title Enabled import of ICC profiles when there is no document 1.7.2.424 release notes
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