Status: Beta Release
Purpose: Improvements, Fixes
Requirements: Purchased Affinity Photo
Mac App Store: Not Submitted
Download (expired, awaiting new build) : Here
To use this beta, simply download the file from the link given above and double-click on the file to open the installer. Follow the instructions to install the beta version. The beta sits alongside the Mac App Store version and will not interfere with it.
This beta is an iteration of the current App Store release and should be used in preference to the App Store release, if you are affected by any of the issues listed below.
Affinity Photo Team
Changes in this release
All new shadows / highlights algorithm for Develop.
Significant Photoshop plugin support improvements (courtesy of Affinity Windows team).
Fixed Depth of Field blur progress / slowness issues.
Fixed sporadic hanging when opening many image files at once.
Restored ability of marquee tools to snap.
Fixed crashing bug when exporting certain large PSDs.
Fixed a number of UI memory leaks.
Added special case PSD import code for “SketchClub” PSD files (they should fix this!).
Fixed PSD export of Fill layers.
Fixed UI labels on macOS versions prior to Mavericks.
SVG import can now handle gradients with missing x1 or y1 values.
Assorted PDF export improvements.
Assorted other small fixes.