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Hi.

I'm Stefano Zambonin from Italy.

I run my little software company.

I'm so happy because of your software.

I just purchased both designer and photo for windows and i have left Adobe.

Please, continue to do what you do now, same way, same quality, and improve it.

 

I use mac also: does someone know if there is a discount if i buy design and photo even for mac os?

 

thank you

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Hi my name is Mike and I have been introduced to Affinity by a friend who uses a Mac, I use a PC and have found the programme very good. 

 

I am in the UK and use the old Lightroom 5 and as retired didnt want to go with CC and this came along.

Looke a good programme in the little time I have used it, one hour.

 

One question, can I put this also on my own personal laptop as I go away alot and it would be very useful to have.

 

Thanks and looking forward to a long time with you all.

 

Mike 

 

Welcome to the Affinity Forums, Mike. :)

 

You can install as many copies as you like for personal use. If you wanted to use the software for commercial purposes and you were sharing it with other users you would need additional licences, but as you're retired you probably don't need to concern yourself with such matters.


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I have been using Affinity Photo since it was first made available in the App' Store.

I never purchased any retouching software if excepted for what Apple provided with their various OS's.

I started photography as a hobby, with a particular interest in food and object photography amongst other things.

Although born in Europe, I have spent all my professional career working in various countries over the five continents.

I am currently based in the USA, and as of this short introduction, temporarily in Buenos Aires Argentina.

Although seriously lacking in the photo retouching world, I have been SME for the maintenance software of a major service company, with worldwide users.

While being Subject Matter Expert, or Sustaining Specialist as they say,  I have created tutorials, screencasts, written user's guides, provided assistance, and conducted video-conferences to teach users how to use new features of the software.

I really like Affinity Photo, and their assistance to users.

Cheers,

Pisk.

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Hello, my name is Richard and I'm a new Affinity user.  I'm not new to photo editing software and I do like this one so far. I really enjoy and get a lot from the video tutorials.  I do have a question. I want to use the object removal feature, but not like it is shown in the video.  I want to remove and object from one photo and paste it onto another. Is there a video for that? I can't find one. Does that feature exist in Affinity Photo for windows?

Thank you,

Richard Orona

Southern New mexico

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Hello, my name is Dennis and I just purchased Affinity recently and have been watching the video tutorials to get up to speed.  I've been using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6 prior to purchasing AP and have a question.  In LR6 I'm use to seeing the histogram and having the clipping indicators turned on to see if I clipped any portion of the image.  Does Affinity have similar clipping indicators?

 

Thank you.

Dennis Kowalewksi

La Plata, MD

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Hi I am Ed, I have been using Xara Designer Pro 11 for a while and still use it.. But when I saw Affinity Designer and Photo for such a good price I figured I would give it a chance. I am very glad I did. Such a great program.. Finally a program to stick with.. :-)  Learn it and learn it well, I say.. I like a company that sticks with it's product and makes it the best they can.. I hope Serif does this.. Some companies dribble the program out so you have to keep purchasing updates in order to get a good program.. I hope Serif is not like that. If so I will keep with them and only buy when I really see something different in the future that I actually need.  Ed :-) 

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¿ Te has atascado en algo en concreto, Juanji ?  Yo estoy por aquí muy aleatoriamente, y no vengo de una forma fija, pero igual si te has quedado varado en algo en concreto igual te puedo dar algún consejo.


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Hi All.

 

My names John, and I'm a long time Adobe user. Unfortunately, my copy of Lightroom no longer sees Fuji RAW files.

 

I'm hoping your's will :-)

 

Even though I'm a long time photographer, I pretty poor with photo editing software, so starting from scratch with this. Looking at the tutorials etc appeals to me.

 

I have been away from my camera for a few days, plus the weather has been poor. but I'm hoping to get some shooting done in the next few days.

 

So, Ill be trying it for the first time, in the next few days. If I shoot fine jpg plus RAW, what could possibly go wrong ;-)

 

Cheers everybody, John

 

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My name is Robert. I'm new to Affinity Photo, but I have used a variety of photo software over the years — Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture, DXO, SilverEfex. So far, I'm delighted with Affinity. That said, the Inpainting Brush Tool does not work. I suspect I'm doing something wrong. Any suggestions? (I am running Affinity 1.5.1 on a Mac.)

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Hi. I'm Cornelius freelancer and I'm new to yours software (Designer and Photo) also waiting for Publisher. I just purchased both Designer and Photo for Windows. 

What would be great to get in near future are dictionaries to hyphenation for other languages.


Uses: Affinity Designer and Photo | Beta Publisher

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Hi all,

 

I am Dave, a Pro 'tog from South Africa. I have always used Serif products to a certain extent, notably Photoplus, Webplus and Drawplus. When the "Plus" range was discontinued, I signed up for Adobe CC Photography plan, which I have used for a while now.

Today I decided to return to Serif with the release of Affinity Photo 1.5 for Windows, and first impressions are excellent. I have cancelled my Adobe CC plan, and can't wait to really get into AP!

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Hi All,

 

I live in France, photographer at almost full time now (many years waiting that).

 

Mainly a Lightroom user, sometimes I use other apps like GIMP. Affinity Photo interested me because of its features –and its affordable price.

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Hi All, 100% new to this community. I have byed Designer and Photo for windows. 
I'am a photographer/designer living in The Netherlands. My Englisch language is not to best, but I try :)

 

Yes I'am using also Photoshop now mostly for the different actions I used working with. But maby these could be transformed to AP in the future. 

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My name is Raphael Bonelli.

 

I´m a brazilian graphic designer with a background in Photoshop, Illustrator and Lightroom.

 

I've bought Affinity Designer and Photo in the end of 2016 - as an alternative to Adobe Applications and i´m just loving it, already using both in my professional jobs.

 

I hope to contribute and learn a lot with you all. 

 

Long live to Affinity. 

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Hello all, just joined this forum.  

 

I bought Affinity Photo as part of my search for an alternative to Lightroom - not interested in renting software.  I've been into photography for a few years.  Just an amateur :)

So after a few days of using AP, I find it is very feature rich.  Solid performance and not too steep of a learning curve.  

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