Jump to content
KTDN

Affinity Designer using hundreds of gigabytes of storage

Recommended Posts

I'm wondering about this too. I am likewise, trying to scrape by with 32GB on my iPad Pro and trying to get rid of unused files, but I can't seem to figure out where these Affinity Photo files that show up in the Inbox folder in iTunes, when the iPad is connected to my iMac, reside on the iPad and how I get rid of them.

As you can see, I have already closed and deleted all my files, leaving only the sample, tutorial files that come with the app:

989908992_Screenshot2019-10-25at16_34_16.png.ddd2ab832efd3c8ad9014b0300ddbbdc.png

 

I don't have the huge size problems some are having, the app is taking "only" a GB for itself and there are almost a gig of other documents somewhere:

1362004980_Screenshot2019-10-25at16_35_41.thumb.png.9e3b8c5b527d5ea49a5bad98dae778b2.png

 

When I open iTunes, it shows the Inbox folder has about 300MB of files:

1208453248_ScreenShot2019-10-25at4_36_24PM.thumb.png.bc3800fbf9494f61b585e8364dd6c9f3.png

 

 

Dragging that folder to my desktop shows there are brush files and library files, but also regular PSD files that have long since been deleted, but that still are somehow taking up space on the iPad in this folder:

138786090_ScreenShot2019-10-25at5_02_44PM.thumb.png.1c3fdb6cf2e8bbffd3131d44743e2071.png

None of these are shown in the Files as being on my iPad files, I don't even show an Affinity Photo folder there at all:

IMG_2366.jpg.4cb7182c9416f4a1d492299f31c25a89.jpg

So, why are these layered files still taking space up in this Inbox folder, and how do I get rid of them, short of deleting the app and reinstalling it and all my purchased brush sets, etc.?

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.