This beta cycle has ended and this release candidate build is now the retail MAS version 1.6.1 Status: Release Candidate Purpose: Improvements, fixes Requirements: Purchased Mac Affinity Designer [from Mac App Store] Mac App Store: Submitted Download: Download from Here   To use this beta, simply download the file from the link given above and double-click on the file to open the installer. Follow the instructions to install the beta version. The beta sits alongside the Mac App Store version and will not interfere with it.   This beta is an iteration of the current App Store release and should be used in preference to the App Store release, if you are affected by any of the issues listed below.   Fixes/Improvements: Improved Pressure response in pixel tools. Fix for 3D profile crash and Blend Ranges dialog crash. Fix for missing Place Image Tool icon. Fixed Korean Hangul text entry. Vector export improvements. Fix for failures when using compound objects inside groups with Constraints set on them. Font support improvements - specifically relating to fonts which substitute spaces or have truncated Unicode CMAP tables. Transparent TGA import support + misc TIFF loading fixes. Fix for deleting a node of a bitmap fill causing crash. Improved pixel painting smoothing. Any pixel-based painting tools should now have better smoothing by default. Fix for combo boxes causing crashes for certain users on High Sierra. Fix for exporting JPEG automatically choosing to export clips as paths which is a poor default and causes confusion. Fix for text objects being created outside the hierarchy of the artboard they were supposed to be created in. Fix for rotated text bounding boxes being incorrect and for disappearing text following Power-Duplicate. Fixed sporadic hanging when opening many image files at once. Fixed crashing bug when exporting certain large PSDs. Fixed a number of UI memory leaks. Added special case PSD import code for “SketchClub” PSD files (they should fix this!). Fixed PSD export of Fill layers. Fixed UI labels on macOS versions prior to Mavericks. SVG import can now handle gradients with missing x1 or y1 values. Assorted PDF export improvements. Localisation improvements. Paste and file-drop of PDF format files will now honour the DPI, as per File->Place. Fix for marching ants not showing on a rotated canvas. Miscellaneous other fixes and tweaks.