Photography News: Windows Users Finally Get a FREE Taste of Affinity Photos


Affinity for Mac Now Goes on Trial for Windows

How long have you been contemplating purchasing Affinity Photo? Whether it's weeks or months, Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer are now available for trial use on Windows-powered machines.

Since the launch of these two powerful applications in late 2016 in Windows versions, it's now been confirmed that Affinity are offering FREE trial versions of the software.

This means a very-welcomed ‘try before you buy' for potential customers. Windows Affinity users are now able to have a ten-day, no obligation space to have a proper test of the software.

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Affinity for Windows Trial

Ashley Hewson, Managing Director of Serif says the following in a recent Press Release.

“Even though we offer a no-strings refund policy for 14 days, trial versions for Windows have been a popular request and we know there’s still a huge market out there of people who want a professional graphics or photo editor for a one-time cost with no expensive ongoing payments.” 

Affinity Photo has already been named “Best Mac App” 2015, as well as “best Imaging Software” 2016 by the Technical Image Press Association.

Affinity Designer, the professional vector graphics editor, For professionals seeking a Vector Graphics Editor, Affinity Designer is one of the two options, named the winner of an Apple Design Award back in 2015.

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Downloaded it and attempted to process some Fuji X raw files (RAF). First it was very slow and then it simply froze and or crashed Win 10. Rebooted and tried several times same result regardless whether it was the older 16Mpx RAFs or the new 24Mpx RAFs. Maybe there is something magical in settings to fix this but one afternoon of messing around with it is the limit of my tolerance. Maybe I’ll check back this time next year.;

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