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  1. Add me to the list of surprised users. I shoot RAW with a Panasonic FZ1000 which produces a 23+Mb file. I did a few basic edits to a picture and was surprised that the file size mushroomed. Then, I: >>> loaded a new file >>> did NOTHING but click "develop" (which I had to do to be able to save the file) >>> saved the file The file size had ballooned from 23,060Mb to 135,759Mb, an increase of 5.9 times. By contrast, I performed the same experiment with Photoshop CS6 (version 13.0.1) and the size of the PSD file grew by 2.5 times to 58,513Mb. Still too big,
  2. I am new to Affinity Photo (Windows 10, AP v1.5.1.54) but have been a Photoshop user for more than 10 years. I am just starting to use the program and was stunned when a file with pretty simple edits exploded by almost 6s. So I tried a very simple example. I loaded a RAW file (Panasonic FZ1000), made no changes, clicked the "develop" button and saved. The file size went from 23Mb to 135.8Mb (almost 5.9 times bigger). This can't possibly be right...or if it is, there is a problem that needs some serious attention. I see there has not been any activity on this thread for some time bu
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