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  1. Hi, I started to use Affinity Photo for painting on the iPad lately and I am really surprised that is contains so many annoying issues. The reason I started trying AP is that Paolo Limoncelli / Daub, whose brushes I love in ClipStudioPaint, was raving about AP's new brush engine and offered nice brush sets for it. So I went ahead and bought AP and the brushes. And also Frankentoons nice Neptune Kit. And indeed, AP's capabilities look promising. But working with AP feels like using beta software, really. Below I am listing a couple of the issues I am repeatedly seeing. 1. When changing to a different brush and starting to paint often AP will start a straight line from some random point to where the canvas is touched with the pencil. This cannotbe undone with undo, but only by selecting an older state from the timeline. Also if for some reason it is not immediately recognized and you see the line only later, it needs to be removed manually, because the painting has progressed in the meantime. 2. Sometimes when changing to the browser to search for a reference without having saved explicitly, the previous changes to the painting will just be "forgotten". 3. Resize rectangle for selection disappeares without reason 4. Playing a macro (when editing a photo this time) pretty often crashes the app. The same macro will not always crash the app, though. 5. Doesn't support iOS' screen split (ok, no bug, missing functionality) 6. UI elements continue to be shown (layer rectangle when trying to move a layer). Needed to stop and restart AP to get rid of it. 7. Ignores changes to brush settings (tried changing the associated tool of a brush to "erase", which had no effect) 8. Sometimes toggles off controls when I just select a tool, like erase or brush. 9. If I really switch off controls intendedly with the icon at the top right, they will come back pretty soon on their own The above list only contains those issues I noted down after really becoming frustrated. There might have been more. The last update to AP is 2 month ago, any chance of getting an update to a more stable version soon? I do not think I want to use the software as is more. In addition to the above bugs I think the intuitiveness of the UI needs to be improved as well. Just a few examples of functions were I needed to search on the net, which I did not need for any other painting program for such basic functions ever: - Naming a layer - Removing a layer group which was mistakenly added (only possible via timeline, or maybe I did not even find the intended way) - Picking a color (reference spot is under the finger, instead of being slightly shifted and seeing the actual place in the picture to choose from) - Selecting and working with the selection (changing personas all the time, argh) The above might sound harsh, but I have used multiple painting apps now (CSP, Artstudio Pro, Sketchbook, Paintstorm Studio, MediBang Paint) and AP feels almost as being the least mature. PSS is not really ideal also, but hasn't crashed or malfunctioned as often as AP did for me. I saw that there is a sub-forum to report bugs, but with such a long list, I really do not feel like doing for each individually. All of them should be easy to reproduce. Feel free to move to that forum if more appropriate. Environment: iPadOS 13.3, iPad Pro 12.9 latest gen. Regards, FrayingCanvas
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