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  1. Glad to hear it! Thanks for looking into this issue - really appreciate the continual improvements to Affinity. Keep up the great work!
  2. There seems to be an issue with how Affinity Photo handles display scaling in Windows. With scaling applied, there is a severe performance degradation when using tools. I've recreated this on two computers and in both the release version and beta using a 4k monitor under Windows 10 x64. My primary PC is an i7 2700K, 16gb RAM, & GTX 1080 gpu. To most easily reproduce this: - Set Windows Display scaling to 125%. Logging out is not needed to recreate this issue nor has any impact. - Launch AF and open, for example, the Space Dock demo file - With the whole canvas visible, create a new pixel layer on the top of the stack and use the paint brush to quickly scribble around the image. - Note the laggy, stuttering performance of the brush. To compare: - Close AF and set Display scaling to 100%, again logging out is not needed. - Open the same file and repeat the test - Brush tool is now smooth and seamless while painting. Can anyone else recreate this issue? Any ideas on fixing it? display_scale_video.zip EDIT: Added short video clip to demonstrate - first at 125% scaling, then 100%. Note cpu usage difference. Larger display scaling values seem to further increase cpu usage.
  3. markp

    [AP] Lags, freeze and slowness

    Do you happen to use display scaling in Windows? I've found having scaling on anything but 100% causes a major performance hit on my system: thread here
  4. Bug or not, the problem of not being able to quickly and easily toggle to a 1:1 view as I can with every other editor I use makes Affinity Photo a nonstarter for me. The program also appears to ignore the compatibility option to "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings", so this can't be worked around by accepting a tiny interface to get proper image display. Seems this software is not for me.
  5. Any movement on this? As a new user, this is easily one of the biggest (and potentially deal-breaking) frustrations I've run into.