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Julien Oo

Live filter not available on iPad 6th gen ?

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I just started using Affinity Photo on my iPad 6th gen (2018). I couldn’t find a way to apply “live filters” to my image. What I did is:

Tap “Filters studio” > Enable “Live filters” > Select a filter on the list

Now the only option I have is “merge”, and the live filter lightning icon doesn’t appear (see screenshot below). If I click “merge”, I can’t modify the filter parameters afterwards, nor apply a mask to the filter. 

Am I doing something wrong? Or are live filters simply not available on iPad 2018?

Thanks for your help




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Ah, just figured out! As soon as a live filter is applied, a new layer is created automatically. So “merge” should not be pressed. Simply open the layers studio to see the newly created layer.

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