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Request: Allow layered .tiff files to be default file format

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I use AF in a workflow with Capture One, which by default recognizes, and can create .tiff files. There are however two minor annoyances

When I select "Edit in Affinity" from C1, the raw file is rendered as a tiff, and opened in Affinity. If I create new layers, Affinity will prompt me if I want to save the layers. I always want to save the layers, so the popup is a slight annoyance (and a risk that I accidentally choose to not save layers).

If I create a document inside AP, e.g. by Panorama stitching, the default file format is .afphoto. It would be nice if I could choose layered .tiff as the default file format.

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Just to be sure, are you aware that only Affinity Photo will be able to process one of those TIFF files and make use of the layers? Anything else will (I believe) see a flattened file.


-- Walt

Windows 10 Home, version 1903 (18362.356), 16GB memory, Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00Gz, GeForce GTX 970
Affinity Photo 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.486 Beta   / Affinity Designer 1.7.3.481 and 1.8.0.486 Beta  / Affinity Publisher 1.7.3.481 and 1.7.3.475 Beta

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Yes, that is perfectly fine. When importing the tiff file into my C1 library I see the end result (i.e. flattened file). I can then right-click and select "Open in Affinity", to continue working on this file. When saving in affinity, any changes I've done is automatically reflected in C1.

When I'm done working on the picture, I normally flatten the image in Affinity (Merge visible, and then delete all the original layers).

I would assume that similar behavior would be experienced in Lightroom.

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