Serif Labs Updates Affinity Photo, Designer and Publisher With Template Support, Unified Toolbar, More

Serif Labs Updates Affinity Photo, Designer and Publisher With Template Support, Unified Toolbar, More

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Serif Labs has released updates to Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, and Affinity Publisher that bring template support, a new document dialog, a unified toolbar, and much more.

New! Affinity Photo, Designer & Publisher version 1.8 out now. We've added IDML import, preflight check, layout templates, psd smart object support, massive expand stroke improvements & more. Buy now with no subscription (update free for existing users).

Serif Labs Updates Affinity Photo, Designer and Publisher With Template Support, Unified Toolbar, More

Here's a look at the changelog for each application...

What's New In Affinity Photo 1.8:
• Template support – save documents as template files to re-use time and time again. Share templates across all Affinity apps
• New document dialog – it’s now simpler than ever to find, create and manage document presets with customised, saveable presets and thumbnail previews
• Unified toolbar – thanks to the integration of window controls and the app’s main toolbar, Mac users (Mojave and above) can now enjoy more usable document space
• Updated PANTONE library – work with a seemingly endless range of colours, including updated PANTONE Color Bridge and PANTONE Formula Guide solid palettes (coated and uncoated)
• Lens correction improvements – benefit from manual lens correction override in the Develop Persona, take advantage of the newly added ‘recently used’ and ‘favourites’ lists, and enjoy improved lens correction of RAW files coming from fixed focal length lenses
• Big plugin support improvements – experience the power of a range of plugins in the app, including Nik collection by DxO
• Better metadata handling – new support for user-editable fields in image metadata, including the IPTC standard for copyright and other information, plus, save and import metadata files (XMP), batch whole folders of images and tag with appropriate ownership info, and more
• PSD smart object support – any smart objects included in PSD files can now be imported into Affinity Photo as embedded documents, letting you easily edit layers within any smart object and maintain a non-destructive workflow.
• Canon CR3 RAW support – open and edit your highest quality photographs in Affinity Photo
• Apple keyboard shortcuts for text editing —use Apple default keyboard shortcuts for text editing and entry for an even more streamlined workflow
• Many other improvements and fixes

Serif Labs Updates Affinity Photo, Designer and Publisher With Template Support, Unified Toolbar, More


What's New in Affinity Designer 1.8
• Template support – save documents as template files to re-use time and time again, share templates across all apps and even access files on multiple devices through cloud storage
• New document dialog – it’s now simpler than ever to find, create and manage document presets with customised, saveable presets and thumbnail previews
• Unified toolbar – thanks to the integration of window controls and the app’s main toolbar, Mac users (Mojave and above) can now enjoy more usable document space
• Boolean operation improvements – add, subtract and combine shapes to create custom designs better than ever before
• Updated PANTONE library – work with a seemingly endless range of colours, including updated PANTONE Color Bridge and PANTONE Formula Guide solid palettes (coated and uncoated)
• Massive expand stroke improvements –get incredibly accurate results with far fewer nodes than before
• New Stock panel – quickly access royalty free images through the app’s brand-new Stock panel
• Apple keyboard shortcuts for text editing —use Apple default keyboard shortcuts for text editing and entry for an even more streamlined workflow
• Many other improvements and fixes

Serif Labs Updates Affinity Photo, Designer and Publisher With Template Support, Unified Toolbar, More


What's New in Affinity Publisher 1.8:
• Template support – save documents as template files to re-use time and time again, share templates across all apps and even access files on multiple devices through cloud storage
• New document dialog – it’s now simpler than ever to find, create and manage document presets with customised, saveable presets and thumbnail previews
• Unified toolbar – thanks to the integration of window controls and the app’s main toolbar, Mac users (Mojave and above) can now enjoy more usable document space
• Updated PANTONE library – work with a seemingly endless range of colours, including updated PANTONE Color Bridge and PANTONE Formula Guide solid palettes (coated and uncoated)
• IDML import – import InDesign® IDML files, including all text styles, master pages, guides, pinned objects and more, directly into Affinity Publisher
• Live preflight checking – customise the app’s all new Preflight panel to receive live warnings for possible errors in your document, including poor image resolution, bleed hazards, overflowing text, spelling errors, missing images or font resources, and more
• XLSX import – import spreadsheet data from Excel, Apple Numbers or LibreOffice in XLSX format as a standalone table or inline with your text frames
• Document merge – merge multiple documents together into a single file and take advantage of text style mapping, index merging and master page control, whether you’re combining whole documents or selecting page ranges to import
• Smart master pages – effortlessly swap master pages and migrate edited content from any page to a new master page layout in a single click without losing any of your work in the process
• Collect resources – organise all image resources into a single folder location and share with others in your network
• New Anchors panel – easily manage anchors in your document and create new ones from selected text
• Apple keyboard shortcuts for text editing —use Apple default keyboard shortcuts for text editing and entry for an even more streamlined workflow
• Text column dividing lines – add lines to separate columns in text frame settings
• Many other improvements and fixes

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Serif Labs Updates Affinity Photo, Designer and Publisher With Template Support, Unified Toolbar, More

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