Jump to content
Jethro

Affinity Photo on iPad wasting disk space?

Recommended Posts

Has anyone else found affinity photo on iPad wasting disk space?

I had a small number of files open but iPad says affinity was taking up 8gb of documents and data.

after closing them all it now says 5.6gb! Even though I have no files open, and all my files are saved to iCloud Drive. 

I cna five this by deleting affinity and re-downloading, but it seems like a colossal waste of space, especially on a 64gb iPad. Anyone else found this, or have a solution?

kind regards,

jethro

 

 

6E35C3A1-70F0-4E4A-B8E4-20D01C208807.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Jethro :)

Sorry to see this, our developers are currently investigating a few reports similar to this to improve Affinitys storage management in a future update.

In the meantime, could you please open Files and navigate to your iCloud folder where the .afphoto files are stored. Click and hold one of these files, then drag and drop it into Affinity Photo to open the file. We're a little unsure of the reason, but after closing all open files and then opening a file by dragging and dropping, this should clear out any saved cache and change the reported Documents & Data amount in your ipads settings for the app. Could you please try this and let me know if it helps?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That is super helpful, thank you! 

Ive already deleted and reinstalled the app, but if I notice it wasting space again I’ll try that first. 

I’ll be sure to let you know here what happens. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I have the same problem, my file size was 6 gb and it went down once I closed the files I was working on, and they were regular sized files (most of them 20 megs), this happened using a first generation ipad pro. I don't know why this is happening, all the work files I got on Affinity Designer  add up to around 300 megs. Please help, we love using Affinity design and Affinity photo, but this and constant crashes are driving us crazy. 

47305048_762783724081428_8722405969117577216_n.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

im the winner :'D 140gb

I figured out the folder "autosave"  uses the most of the space 

the folder is located in 

/var/mobile/Containers/Data/Application/34AE077F-7347-48D7-AE5B-9A9628F480C6/Library/Application Support/com.seriflabs.affinityphoto.ios 

 
you can only access this folder over ssh (with jailbreak) 

 

46079E27-3EAE-488E-9C26-484BF780D4BB.png

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.