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How do you open or import and use a PSD file in Affinity Photo

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How do you use a PSD file in Affinity Photo?  I would like to use a PSD 3Dbookcover template. I haven't found out how to open the PSD Book Cover file from my downloads. Any further information on how to accomplish this in Affinity.

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From the Photo File menu, you can open the PSD document as if it was any other file type the app supports. You may need to make sure it has the .psd or .PSD file extension for Photo to recognize it but otherwise you don't need to do anything special.


Note that this only works for regular PSD documents -- if the file has any other Photoshop extension it can't be opened by Affinity.

Affinity Photo 1.7.3, Affinity Designer 1.7.3, Affinity Publisher 1.7.3; macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 iMac (27-inch, Late 2012); 2.9GHz i5 CPU; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M; 8GB RAM
Affinity Photo & Affinity Designer for iPad; 6th Generation iPad 32 GB; Apple Pencil; iPadOS 13.1.2

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