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  1. pixelcoder

    APub - Calendar Templates 2020

    Super, vielen Dank
  2. Hi Folks, I recently got my hands on a baseline Level Macbook Pro 13" 2017 and of course I purchased Photo. I love and use the Windows and iPad Version so now comparing all three platforms, I noticed how slow Affinity Photo is on Windows. (Funny thing my Windows PC has 8 Cores, 32 GB Ram and a GTX1060 with 6GB VRAM, while the Macbook has only 2, 8GB Ram and build in Iris Graphics.). Well to be fair its not really slow, its just that the Macbook and iPad App reacts almost instant, and for example when I do raw development and turn on chromatic correction my windows pc goes like 1.2.3.4.5.. and its there. On my iPad and Macbook its goes like 1.. done Same thing when I sent the RAW back to photos for further edits, its instant on the Apple Devices and on the Windows Machine it takes 5-15 seconds. (Makes mass edits almost impossible for me on the Windows Machine so I have to use Capture One for client work). I know Affinity Photos focus is not on Raw Development but are there any plans to fix this kind of behavior or did I miss a secret option somewhere in the preferences?
  3. pixelcoder

    Which IPad to get for Affinity Photo

    I would go for an refurbished 10.5 iPad Pro. You can get it relative inexpensive with Apple Pencil 1 and an after market Lightning to SDCard reader. With the upcoming iPad OS 13 you can then finally access all RAW Files directly, without the need to import them first into the photos app. Most important, both Affinity Apps run awesome quick on that device. I edit often 24MP raw Nikon files without any hiccups. (To be honest its even faster then on my Desktop PC) cheers, Lutz
  4. Indeed you are right so many awesome new additions. One little question, can you import brushes into the Affinity Apps Paul ?
  5. O.k. now I am surprised no crashes the whole evening. AP Apps run like on IOS 12.3.1 just the bug or flaw that when I paint over my 24MP Raw files, the strokes are super laggy. (I had that with 12.3 also) My Lightning SD Card Adapter works and shows up in Files App. Thank you Apple, oh my gosh what a relief finally!!!! The only thing I noticed that a lot of Apps are not recognizing the external source. When I want import files and choose from "files" the SD Card Reader doesn't show up even in Apples own files App. External File Browsers dont recognize the reader also, but I am sure there will be updates coming soon. One little thing bothers me, the App Store now shows the App Updates in a kinda weird form, no extra Icon anymore at the bottom, you have to press on your profile picture in the top right. I would give it a go. For a first public beta it runs pretty smooth.
  6. yes you can. Affinity Photo uses the Apple Raw Engine so when your Camera is supported by Apple, it should work fine with Affinity Photo. I was just thinking what feature you dont have on the iPad and after they added finally hex Color support in 1.7.1 I am kinda lost of what to wish for next. I think you cant record macros if I remember right, just import them from the Desktop Version. With iPad OS the restrictions are gone anyway so if you are used to iPad I would go for it. (Just maybe buy the 2017 Pro Model if you travel a lot, I wouldn't trust that weak construction of the 2018er pros at least without AppleCare )
  7. Thanks for the Info, want to install it but I really need those 2 Affinity Apps to work lol Specially the File Handling like DM1 mentioned is something I really looking forward too, guess I will be shaking a bit while inserting a USB Flashdrive. Ah well, might install today after work.
  8. pixelcoder

    Affinity Publisher (1.7) Launch Announcement

    guys thanks for the keynote, totally surprised how well the Studio Link works. I was really not expecting it so freaking fast even here on windows. Already working with it for a couple of days now, designing a Photo-book for friends and becoming more comfortable to use Publisher at work also like Designer and Photo already. Hoping for an InDesign file support that would be next level. By the way I had zero crashes yet and due the Photo-book I switched quite a lot between the Apps. Totally game changer. Looking forward on what coming next.
  9. its coming guys, just installed the latest beta on my iPad. This is why we switched to Affinity. Its not just a addon for hex input its a complete new studio pane.. big thanks serif team for your work and attention to details, super happy :) (Also I admit the lack of it made me whenever I can switch to RGB Values in Webdesign, since it gives you more control in general and also adds transparency)
  10. +1 I agree with this one. The Color Studio could be a bit different. Hex Color is still missing in action. Also copy and pasting values would be great.
  11. Could you provide me the secret Info on how to copy settings in Lightroom Mobile on lets say 100 photos? (without the Desktop Version, maybe I missed that feature on my iPad) Also I would like to export a 16Bit uncompressed TIFF from Lightroom Mobile to preserve all the information in the RAW File. Only 2 jpg export presets you said? well well, it feels a bit like Adobe is holding back on purpose. (Until Photoshop arrives probably at Adobe Max this year lol) You compare Lightroom with a Photoshop like app. Also the Version of Photoshop coming to iPad is not the Desktop Class Version like with Affinity Photo.
  12. There is no measurement Tool afaik in AD. But you can use a rectangle and turn snapping on. When you expand the rectangle AD on iPad shows you the dimensions.
  13. pixelcoder

    Hex Support

    o.k. so its like in Affinity Photo on iPad where I do miss the hex colors as well. I know its kinda obsolete since browsers support rgb color values and transparency even. I would only need it for input since I convert a lot of design flaws of the last decades(thanks to internet exploder) to the present age. Would be a nice to have but is clearly not stopping me from using it. Oh and no it did not crash that morning. I really tried to test it to the extreme had both AP and AD open copy paste fest at its hardest and no crash.
  14. Hey guys, I had not the time the last weeks to go very deep, but one thing I noticed designing a Logo for a Client in Affinity Designer on the iPad. Is there really no hex color support? Or do I overlook it somewhere? I mean I can work around and convert all the hex colors clients trough at me, but its a little well a hassle cheers, and congrats on the amazing Affinity Designer for iPad start, not one single crash until today. Lutz
  15. pixelcoder

    Transfer files from iTunes

    Hi Miltrin, For large files like your Tiffs I would use an App called Photosync. https://www.photosync-app.com/ It has an companion App on Windows and Mac. (I have an Windows PC so I use this) Do you have an Mac? Then you could use Airdrop on the iPad to transfer the files to you Mac as well. https://support.apple.com/en-us/ht203106 The IOS and MacOS of Affinity Photo are almost identical. AP on iOS gives you the same high quality output like the Desktop Version on Windows and Mac. cheers, Lutz
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