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When saving a file, Affinity Photo is creating a separate file each time I press cmd S, almost like saving as. I noticed this when I navigated to the folder I had saved my file to and found lots of copies of the file. I am saving to iCloud Drive. As I'm a newbie I thought this might be a versioning feature but I have since found that it shouldn't be happening.

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Does it happen if you save to a different (non-iCloud) directory? If not, then it seems more likely that it is a versioning function performed by iCloud.


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5 hours ago, walt.farrell said:

Does it happen if you save to a different (non-iCloud) directory? If not, then it seems more likely that it is a versioning function performed by iCloud.

 


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No it doesn't happen when I save locally. iCloud doesn't save multiple copies with any other application I've used so I don't think it's an iCloud versioning function. For example I've been saving Affinity Designer files on iCloud and it doesn't happen.

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