Getting Started

If you’re getting started with Affinity software you may find the following resources helpful.

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Learn what’s coming during next months for Affinity Designer and Photo.
Affinity Designer Roadmap
Affinity Photo Roadmap

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts, gestures, and expressions’ cheat sheets for Affinity applications.
Affinity Designer: Mac | Win
Affinity Photo: Mac | Win
Shortcuts templates: Mac & Win

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Answers to common questions about Affinity software, plans, platforms support, trials and more.
Frequently Asked Questions

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Support Forums

A community of Affinity users and staff - including developers - always willing to help.
Visit Support Forums

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Online Help (Beta)

Got in trouble? The help file covers all program features and functionality in detail.
Affinity Designer Online Help
Affinity Photo Online Help

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Community resources - from styles and brushes to templates and more - to help you get started.
Resources page

System Requirements

For detailed information about system requirements and input devices please check the corresponding section for Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo on Affinity's website.

Trialling and purchasing Affinity applications

Affinity Designer and Photo for Mac are only available for purchase from the Mac App Store. Affinity Designer and Photo for Windows are only available for purchase directly from the Affinity Store. There’s a ten day trial available for both applications (Mac & Win) on Affinity's website.