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  1. Hi everyone! I'm wondering if there's a way to configure Windows 10 Store version of Affinity Photo as external editor? As it's not an ordinary program I cannot just find a path to the executable file and use it in 3rd party software as path to external editor. I tried several workarounds and none of them worked. If it's not possible, then I have another question - is it possible to install ordinary Windows version if I alredy own Windows Store version? Best regards, Andrey.
  2. Oh My Gosh. All this time, I did not realize that it is possible to add Affinity Photo to the list of external editors provided in Lightroom (LR). I'm using LR 6, so this likely would apply to Lightroom Classic (sorry can't vouch for HOW to do it in the LR Classic version, but it might be similarly done). In LIghtroom 6, simply go to "File / Preferences / External Editing" - On that dialogue, look under "Additional External Editor / Application:" - then click the "Choose" button on the right of the dialogue. Navigate to the pixel editing application you want (Affinity Photo in this case) and choose it. Configure the setting (file type, color space, dpi, etc.) and then drop down the "Preset" under the Additional External Editor heading and choose to "Save Current Settings as New Preset" All the previous external editors are still available plus the new one(s) you add. The configuration information is stored in "lrtemplate" files and you can see those templates through "Preferences / Presets / Show LIghtroom Presets Folder". In my case, I have the NIK Collection of editors also available. Now I have my favored Affinity Photo in there. The reason this is so powerful is twofold - first, it's quick to enter the external editor (two clicks), second, while your photo is edited in Affinity Photo (or other external editor), when you save your editing work, that edited photo is placed into the LR catalogue automatically. It is my understanding that additional photo editors can also be added to flesh out the editors arsenal at your disposal. Just about any "pixel" editor could be added to LR in this manner. Now here is my request for additional features - please include more editing features into Affinity Photo (to name one, "Luminosity Mask" similar to the feature in LR Classic), but also other really helpful features found in other company's editors and suggestions in this forum. And here is one I would really love to see - a scratch and dust removal dialogue similar to one Polaroid provided years ago that saved hours of one-by-one dust speck removal from scanned old prints, slides, and negatives.
  3. It would be nice if the Focus or HDR merge could work on the images which are already open in Affinity, not having to find the images in the file system through an open dialog. This would be useful if another program is used as a DAM and/or RAW developer (in my case Capture One). The initial RAW development is done in Capture One, then I can send multiple images to Affinity. At this point I would like to invoke focus or HDR merge on these images (which are already open in Affinity.
  4. Hi All Affinity photo is on sale right now , and I am planning on re-purchasing ( I originally purchased through Microsoft). I’ve read most of the threads about this issue and I don’t have the skill set to modify permissions comfortably. So I would like to be clear ..if I purchase directly from Afffinity I can set it as an external editor in Lightroom just by setting it up in preferences. If this is correct I would rather repurchase then edit the app folder this in Windows 10 thank you Dwnorth ps love photo and agree with others I would purchase a replacement for Lightroom when it is developed
  5. Hi , I'd like to use Raw Therapee to process my raw images , and then use affinity for further editing . Raw therapee has a custom command line in "preferences" to enter the installation file of affinity photo , C:\Program Files\Affinity\Photo\ doesn't work ! Any ideas Regards Graham......
  6. Hello Does anyone know how to save a picture back to Foto 3.0 after having edited the file with Affinity 1.6? The changes won't be accepted in Foto 3.0 when I simply "save" the file in Affinity and go back to Foto 3.0. When I do the same workflow with the nik-filters, everthing works without problems. What do I do wrong? Thanks for help Kind regards Hans Pauli
  7. This is a repost - I posted earlier in bugs, but this forum seems more appropriate... How to make "Round-trip" edits from Apple Photos to Affinity Photo and back again: In AP, open the desired Apple Photos image via the media browser (scroll down left hand side bar in "open..." dialogue until you see the Photos "Camera" icon, then select that, then navigate to your image for editing) Note 1: if you double click here to select a photo for editing, it will not open in AP! - this may be a bug. But if you single-click (select) the desired photo then click the "open..." button, it will open in AP, ready for editing. Edit away in AP. When done editing, to save back into Apple Photos, just hit "Save...". The photo will be saved in its original file type on top of (overwriting) the original in the Apple Photos Library. You may also want to save a copy in Affinity Photo format to your desktop, just for safety. BUT! Apple Photos will not yet know the photo has been edited, and will display a proxy image of the unedited original. Don't despair. To quickly rectify this, find and select the image within Apple Photos that you just edited in Affinity, now click the "Edit..." button. Suddenly your Affinity edits will appear, and you can now cancel out of the edit mode in Apple Photos. Ta Da. There is the edited image in Apple Photos. Note 2: If you try to "Save As..." from Affinity then you cannot navigate to the media browser. So you must "Save...". Note 3: You may want to duplicate your photo first in Apple Photos before editing in Affinity, in case you want to save the original. Not sure if this will always work as sometime duplicates are only proxies of the original in Apple Photos. Note 4: Affinity lets you "Save Editing History" but haven't tested if this works via the round trip method above. You're welcome.
  8. Looking to implement an iPad workflow... I would like to cull & do basic edits in Lightroom mobile, and use 'affinity photo'as an external editor. I have had success sending the image to 'photo' from Lightroom mobile, completed the edits to the image, but how do I return the image to Lightroom mobile to view it with the rest of the collection?
  9. I just purchased Affinity Photo but how can make it as the External Editor for Photo app, OSX El Capitan. Thanks.
  10. I posted this in the wrong place (i.e. not in Feature Requests) - sorry! Being able to add AP as the external editor in Aperture is great - it means that I can continue using Aperture to manage my libraries but use AP for image editing from start to finish, as AP send the edited image back to Aperture. However, to continue with the "round trip" analogy, the return drops me off at a different (but nearby) station as the edited image goes into a New Project, rather than being added to the originating one. (I know that Pixelmator sends the edited image to the originating Project/Album and have seen a post to the effect that A***e thingy does so too). Also, I'm not clear what the Batch processing function will do when implemented - will it / could it be used to round trip multiple images from a single Aperture project? Thanks
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