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Are Affinity files saved in the cloud or only locally?

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Are my Affinity documents I’ve been creating stored in the cloud or are they just stored locally? Basically, if my iPad was stolen tomorrow, would there be any way I could access my Affinity projects? If the answer’s “no”, is there a way I can sync my projects with iCloud?

 

If I do a search in iOS Files in iCloud I can see an “Affinity” folder but it’s empty of any files.

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By default Affinity Photo saves locally to your iPad, to save to your iCloud account please use the Save A Copy and then choose either the Affinity Photo folder or any other location on your iCloud account

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An old question, but a good one. Is there an answer?

 

On 12/6/2017 at 2:14 PM, EssentialParadox said:

Thanks. Does that approach sync future edits with the iCloud copy? Or do I have to “save a copy” every time I’ve made an edit?

 

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On 12/6/2017 at 8:47 PM, DWright said:

By default Affinity Photo saves locally to your iPad, to save to your iCloud account please use the Save A Copy and then choose either the Affinity Photo folder or any other location on your iCloud account

Or in Affinity Settings choose default 'Save to iCloud Drive'. Once a 'copy' has been saved, when you open the 'saved' copy a new menu item (Save Documents) appears in the Documents menu.

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IPad Pro 10.5/512GB iOS 12.4. Affinity Photo 1.7.2.153 Affinity Design 1.7.2.6 Publisher for iPad ?

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Thanks for the image examples DM1. Using this route, does it automatically update the iCloud file or does it still need manually saving each time? I’m still a bit confused about how it works with iCloud.

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If you use ‘ Open from Cloud' (instead ‘ Import from Cloud'), the original file will be updated by the 'Save' menu. If you use 'import' , make edits and Save, you will save a 'new' copy containing the edits. Hope that clarifies it. :)


IPad Pro 10.5/512GB iOS 12.4. Affinity Photo 1.7.2.153 Affinity Design 1.7.2.6 Publisher for iPad ?

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