Jump to content

Recommended Posts

I have been looking for a simple photo book layout program (Pages doesn't cut it esp. if you need to change something you have done).  I understand Affinity Publisher aims to be a comprehensive alternative to In Design etc.  It would be great if there were an option in it to have a "Personna" or something which would allow someone who wants more capability than Pages but doesn't want to deal with "too many" options to be able to master the basic layout features.  I have somewhat mastered Photoshop, no desire to repeat that experience.  Something along the lines of a "Lite" or "Elements" option- doesn't need to be a separate program, just a way to work with a stripped down feature set.

And, I would hope, a way to deal with an output format which would satisfy photo book publishers In Design format (or is there a PDF format output option?). 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It's nice to see another person with my use case. :)

I also love Adobe Elements range and don't like the overloaded big Photoshop.

At the moment I can't quite imagine which functionality you refer to as I find that Publisher does a good job on showing the simple options on the surface and hiding the complexity in studio panels so that you don't have to go there if you don't want/need.


Windows 10 Pro x64 (1903). Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz, 32 GB memory, NVidia RTX 2080
Affinity Photo 1.7.2.471, Affinity Designer 1.7.2.471, Affinity Publisher 1.7.2.471

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×

Important Information

These are the Terms of Use you will be asked to agree to if you join the forum. | Privacy Policy | Guidelines | We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.