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Affinity apps get performance boost and free content bundles

Affinity apps get performance boost and free content bundles

Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer have reached versions 1.6, which are faster, smoother and more powerful than before. The update is available free of charge to existing owners of…

Lightroom: the death of the perpetual license

Lightroom: the death of the perpetual license

Adobe’s subscription model is not for everyone, and the recent changes of policy force many photographers to look elsewhere for alternatives to Lightroom, which perpetual license model just died…

Affinity Photo optimized for Apple’s iOS 11

Affinity Photo optimized for Apple’s iOS 11

Professional photo editing on the iPad with the Affinity Photo app becomes easier, as the iOS 11’s new Files app means the experience of using files is much closer…

10 years of Lightroom and the alternatives available

10 years of Lightroom and the alternatives available

If you don’t need or don’t like Adobe Lightroom’s catalog, the universe of photo editors compatible with RAW is expanding, with new solutions available in different flavours…

Affinity Photo for iPad announced

Affinity Photo for iPad announced

Affinity Photo for iPad was unveiled today during an exclusive presentation segment at Apple’s keynote event in San Jose, California. The app is available to download, with a special…

Luminar and Aurora HDR coming to a PC near you!

Luminar and Aurora HDR coming to a PC near you!

The number of “exclusively for Mac” programs that end being PC software is growing, and two news names are making the jump: Luminar and Aurora HDR. A public beta for…

DPP: a free RAW photo editor for Canon users

DPP: a free RAW photo editor for Canon users

Canon’s Digital Photo Professional (DPP), which reached version 4 in 2014, continues to be a popular workflow tool for those photographers dedicated to maintaining an all-Canon workflow from…

Topaz Studio: a new photo editor for 2017

Topaz Studio: a new photo editor for 2017

Topaz Studio is now in open beta, available for Windows and Mac. The creators, Topaz Labs, want feedback from users, to help finish a program that offers the fundamental tools…

Rule of Thirds: a 18th century invention

Rule of Thirds: a 18th century invention

Religiously defended by some, the Rule of Thirds is often forgotten by famous photographers, from Ansel Adams to Edward Weston, or cinematographers as Stanley Kubrick or Wes Anderson. Does the…

Affinity Photo and Designer free trials for Windows users

Affinity Photo and Designer free trials for Windows users

Free trials of the professional creative apps Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer launched last year for Windows are now available from Serif. First things first: I moved my workflow to…

Affinity Photo for Windows now available

Affinity Photo for Windows now available

The launch of Affinity Photo for Windows marks, no doubt, the beginning of a new era. The program that once was “Mac only” is now a serious alternative for those…

Affinity Photo offers 32-bit HDR panoramas

Affinity Photo offers 32-bit HDR panoramas

For less than $50 you get an excellent tool for panoramas. The bonus is the RAW editor that includes the panorama tool, and can, optionally stitch 32-bit HDR panoramas…

Affinity Designer: building the Affinity Suite, one step at a time

Affinity Designer: building the Affinity Suite, one step at a time

When Serif launched Affinity Designer for Mac the program soon received thousands of 5-star customer reviews on the Mac App Store. Now Windows users have their own version available…

Hands-on: Affinity Photo for Windows

Hands-on: Affinity Photo for Windows

Affinity Photo for Windows is the Mac version converted for a wider audience. It wants to be your photo editor for less than $50 and without any subscription. The beta…

Luminar, a new photo editor for Mac

Luminar, a new photo editor for Mac

With the launch scheduled for November 17 and pre-order starting on November 2, Luminar comes from the same people that made Aurora HDR and other apps: Macphun Software. Macphun…