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I have been using various versions of PhotoPlus for quite a few years, and have recently started using Affinity Photo for Windows. I love it, but there are a couple of minor irks. Most importantly, I've invested a lot of time and effort in creating .spp files in PhotoPlus. Is there a way of opening these in Affinity? If not currently, is that something that can be added fairly soon? Secondly, I have been using Serif PhotoStack for quite a while too, but it doesn't see .afphoto files. I see in other posts that there is an Affinity DAM on the way, but can PhotoStack be tweaked in the meantime?
I have had a long standing problem with PhotoPlus x8 (or indeed, previous versions) crashing when attempting to export as a PSD file, with layers. Today, I spent some time adding layers to a photographer's job which arrived as an Adobe original PSD which x8 quite happily opened. I forgot until far too late that most likely (true) that I would not be able to export it as PSD, and after examining the other export file formats drew the conclusion I'd wasted a morning, would have buy PS, which I did not want to do. I saved the job in PhotoPlus in the native Serif .spp format just in case I could rescue the situation. Great! An email arrived from Serif thanking me for buying Affinity Designer. I'd forgotten about that. Let's see if it can open a Serif .spp file. No it can't, but I took up the invitation to download the beta of Affinity Photo which I installed. Great, I thought, I can remain a loyal Serif customer (after about 20 years). But would you believe it? You couldn't make this up. It would seem that Affinity Photo does not recognise Serif's own .spp photo file format. That's right. The new Affinity product designed as an upgrade route for those of us using Serif PhotoPlus for years - years - with extensive archives in the native .spp format are cast adrift. Serif obviously just doesn't care about us. I cannot believe this. :angry: As i said, you couldn't make this up. Or have I missed a trick?