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Affinity Photo (Win): Plug-ins Support

Currently Adobe® Photoshop® Plug-in support is still ongoing. Some plug-ins may not be recognised, refuse to launch or present a few issues while running. The list below (work in progress) is intended to serve as an indication of what to expect when running them with Affinity Photo 1.5 for Windows. Due to the recent changes/improvements during the beta phase and (external) plugin updates they may contain some inaccuracies/errors. Click on each plugin name for additional details.

ABSoft (Neatlab)

Neat Image 8

Neat Image 8.1.2.0 64-bit | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Acclaim Software

Focus Magic

Not tested.

AKVIS

Charcoal

AKVIS Charcoal 2.0.335.13548-r (64bit) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- doesn't work with 16 and 32 bit/channel images (appears greyed out in the Filters menu), only with 8 bit /channel images.

NatureArt

AKVIS NatureArt 8.0.1600.12224-r (64bit) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- doesn't work with 16 and 32 bit/channel images (appears greyed out in the Filters menu), only with 8 bit /channel images.

Neon

AKVIS Neon 2.5.370.14175-r (64bit) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- doesn't work with 16 and 32 bit/channel images (appears greyed out in the Filters menu), only with 8 bit /channel images.

Pastel

AKVIS Pastel 2.0.357.13391-r (64bit) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- doesn't work with 16 and 32 bit/channel images (appears greyed out in the Filters menu), only with 8 bit /channel images.

SmartMask

AKVIS SmartMask v9 (64bit) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Not compatible.

Displays an error message: Image has a read-only alpha channel (transparency is locked).

Watercolor

AKVIS Watercolor 1.0.173.14091-r (64bit) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- doesn't work with 16 and 32 bit/channel images (appears greyed out in the Filters menu), only with 8 bit /channel images.

Alien Skin Software

Blow Up

Blow Up 3.0.0.712 | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Does nothing/doesn't run.

Exposure X

Exposure X 1.0.0.2005 | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Does nothing/doesn't run.

Eye Candy

Eye Candy 7.1.0.1203 | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Does nothing/doesn't run.

Snap Art 4

Snap Art 4.0.0.382 | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Does nothing/doesn't run.

Anthropics

LandscapePro

Not tested.

PortraitPro 12 Studio Edition

Not tested.

PortraitPro 15 Studio Edition

Not tested.

PortraitPro Body

Not tested.

Athentech Imaging

Perfectly Clear Complete

Perfectly Clear Complete 2.2.5 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Not tested.

Corel

ParticleShop

Not tested.

DxO Labs

FilmPack 5

Not tested.

ViewPoint 2

Not tested.

ViewPoint 3

ViewPoint 3 (64bits) | Affinity Photo 1.5.1.
Not compatible.

Crashes Affinity Photo on launch.

ePaperPress

PTLens

PTLens | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Detected but appears greyed out in the Filters menu in Affinity Photo.

FaronStudio

PixPlant 3

PixPlant 3.0.11 | Affinity Photo 1.5 (1.5.1.47 Beta)
Not compatible.

Appears in the Filters menu but doesn't run/work.

Filter Forge

Filter Forge 5

Filter Forge 5 | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Filter Forge 6

Filter Forge 6.007 | Affinity Photo 1.5
Compatible | Officially supported.

Flaming Pear

SuperBladePro

Not tested.

Google Nik Collection*

*The Google Nik Collection is now available for free.

Analog Efex Pro 2

Analog Efex Pro 2.0.12.12 x64 (v1.2.11) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- no preference to apply the filtered effect to a separate layer

Color Efex Pro 4

Color Efex Pro 4.3.24.12 x64 (v1.2.11) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- no preference to apply the filtered effect to a separate layer

Dfine 2

Dfine 2.2.21.12 x64 (v1.2.11) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- no preference to apply the filtered effect to a separate layer

HDR Efex Pro 2

HDR Efex Pro 2.2.24.12 x64 (v1.2.11) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
- automation is not supported in Affinity Photo. No way to access Merge to HDR Efex Pro 2… command or the Nik Collection Selective Tool. Can only be used to process single images in Affinity Photo.
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Sharpener Pro 3

Sharpener Pro 3.1.21.12 x64 (v1.2.11) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
- Sharpener Pro 3:(1) RAW Presharpener: runs but cannot be used with RAW images in Affinity Photo (there's no way to run plugins from the Develop Persona). Nik Collection Selective Tool not supported.
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- no preference to apply the filtered effect to a separate layer

Silver Efex Pro 2

Silver Efex Pro 2.2.24.12 x64 (v1.2.11) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- no preference to apply the filtered effect to a separate layer

Viveza 2

Viveza 2.1.21.12 x64 (v1.2.11) | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
- colours corrupted/shifted in filter's preview (both with 8 and 16bit images) except at 100% zoom. The Navigator panel also displays corrupted/shifted colours.
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).
- no preference to apply the filtered effect to a separate layer

Imagenomic

Noiseware

Not tested.

Portraiture

Not tested.

Realgrain

Not tested.

Intelligent Imaging Solutions

piccure+

Not tested.

Mister Retro

Light Leaker 1.0

Not tested.

Machine Wash Deluxe 2.0

Not tested.

Permanent Press 1.0

Not tested.

Permanent Press 2.0

Not tested.

Retrographer

Not tested.

Spot Wash Dirt

Not tested.

Spot Wash Halftone

Not tested.

ON1

Effects 10

Effects 10 (ON1 Photo 10) | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Not recognised. Doesn't appears in the Filters menu.

Enhance 10

Enhance 10 (ON1 Photo 10) | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Not recognised. Doesn't appears in the Filters menu.

Portrait 10

Portrait 10 (ON1 Photo 10) | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Not recognised. Doesn't appears in the Filters menu.

Develop 2017

Develop 2017 (ON1 Photo RAW 2017) | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Not recognised. Doesn't appears in the Filters menu.

Effects 2017

Effects 2017 (ON1 Photo RAW 2017) | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Not recognised. Doesn't appears in the Filters menu.

Resize 2017

Resize 2017 (ON1 Photo RAW 2017) | Affinity Photo 1.5
Not compatible.

Not recognised. Doesn't appears in the Filters menu.

RandomControl

ArionFX for Photoshop

Not tested.
According to user feedback seems to run with 8 and 16bit images. Doesn't work with 32 bit images.

Russell Croman

GradientXTerminator

GradientXTerminator 1.2.0 (Windows 64-bit) | Affinity Photo 1.5.1
Runs but has issues.

Known issues:
Requests the product key every time it's launched (Trial at least).

Topaz Labs

Adjust 5

Adjust 5.2.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.045
Compatible (minor issues).

Can also be accessed through PhotoFXLab in Affinity Photo.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

B&W Effects 2

B&W Effects 2.1.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Can also be accessed through PhotoFXLab in Affinity Photo.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Clarity 1.0

Clarity 1.0.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

[TO CHECK] Runs without issues if accessed trough PhotoFXLab in Affinity Photo?

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Clean 3

Clean 3.1.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Can also be accessed through PhotoFXLab in Affinity Photo.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

DeJpeg 4

DeJpeg 4.0.2 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

DeNoise 6

DeNoise 6.0.1 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Detail 3.2

Detail 3.2.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (has minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Glow 2

Glow 2.0.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Runs but has issues.

[TOCHECK] NOT compatible with PhotoFXLab.

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Impression 2

Impression 2.0.4 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

InFocus

InFocus 1.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Lens Effects 1.2

Lens Effects 1.2.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

PhotoFXlab

PhotoFXlab 1.2.11 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

ReMask 5

ReMask 5 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Not compatible.

Displays error message:
Cannot Proceed
Transparency is locked, please unlock the transparency.

This plug-in is NOT compatible with PhotoFXLab.

ReStyle

ReStyle 1.0.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Simplify

Simplify 4.2.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues)

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Star Effects

Star Effects v1.1.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

Texture Effects 2

Texture Effects 2.1.0 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Compatible (minor issues).

Known issues:
- images in portrait orientation display in landscape orientation in the filter's preview window. The output is in the correct orientation (portrait).

UltraSeps

UltraSeps 2

UltraSeps 2 | Affinity Photo 1.5.1
Not compatible.

http://www.ultraseps.com

Vertus

Fluid Mask 3

Not tested.

Zaxwerks

3D Invigorator for Photoshop

3D Invigorator for Photoshop 6.1.1 | Affinity Photo 1.5.0.45
Not compatible.

Not detected. Doesn't appear in the Filters menu.

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