Affinity Designer

What Is Affinity Designer?

Vector graphics tool designed to help graphic designers, web designers, game developers, and professional illustrators create UI/UX designs, typography, icons, and concept art. Affinity Designer provides a contour tool, which enables designers to create abstract shapes for logos or architectural designs using artboards of any size. The solution also offers 100 percent zoom and pixel preview functionality, which lets teams view vectors in retina resolution to maintain the accuracy of the artwork.

Who Uses Affinity Designer?

Professional graphic designers or businesses needing graphic design.

Where can Affinity Designer be deployed?

Cloud-based
On-premise

About the vendor

  • Serif

Affinity Designer support

Countries available

United Kingdom

Languages

German

About the vendor

  • Serif

Affinity Designer support

Countries available

United Kingdom

Languages

German

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Features of Affinity Designer

  • 2D Drawing
  • CAD Tools
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Data Import/Export
  • Design Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Image Editing
  • Prototype Creation
  • Templates

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Reviews of Affinity Designer

Average score

Overall
4.7
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Service
4.5
Features
4.5
Value for Money
4.8

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001

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5
76%
4
22%
3
1%
2
1%
Alan Gerardo
Alan Gerardo
Director in Mexico
Verified LinkedIn User
Marketing & Advertising, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

A great vector creation tool for iPad users

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: It’s been great overall. One purchase and you jump right in without worrying about renewing payment plans. At first it was a bit of a shock having such a high quality app for a table because it does things that you might not expect it to to do while at the same time not behaving exactly how you would expect. However it’s more because it must compromise in some aspects due to the fact that it MUST take into account both touch only controls as well as mouse and keyboad.

Pros:

-Purchase once and use forever. You don’t need a monthly subscription fee to access every feature -Accesible price, you don’t need to break the bank to purchase this app -Rich interface and tools

Cons:

-Interface and interactions may be hit or miss since it’s software built for tablets and may not always play nice when using mouse and keyboard - Slight learning curve when coming from other options

Marco
Consultant in Czechia
Marketing & Advertising, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

The versatile tool for your graphics

5.0 2 months ago New

Comments: For my graphic work, Affinity is sufficient.

Pros:

Is much cheaper compared to competing tools.

Cons:

It doesn't have as many features as photoshop.

Dunnecia
Graphic Designer in US
Graphic Design Software, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Good for A Small Project

3.0 3 weeks ago New

Comments: Overall, the app is decent but it needs to be easier to learn and operate. Certain features are easier than others but the program is still good to work on small projects.

Pros:

It allows you to complete projects using minimal features on portable devices. So you can basically design on the go.

Cons:

The features although it allows you to work on the go are not easy to figure out. Therefore the program has a learning curve that takes longer than others which is a little off-putting.

Deborah
Artist in US
Graphic Design Software, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Versatility and Easy to Learn

5.0 3 months ago

Comments: Time saving: - Repetitive tasks:
There are some intuitive features I'm learning about, while I was creating a template for printable stickers, I discovered after one 'duplicate' was dragged under the last, the next one would go to the space under that one (with just using the duplicate again). Saving time as I learn more and more.

Pros:

This is the easiest to learn in graphic design software. I like that I can edit parts of a design and link or embed the update. I have created book covers (for print), e-book templates, and recently a sticker series (convention logo sticker items for event items). It has helped me save time (revising templates instead of building from scratch with each one), and I was able to create exactly what the client wanted. I've also created marketing graphics for social and launches of books and media (for clients). I can create custom templates to save time with each project (and there are a lot of built in custom templates already).

Cons:

The main thing I like the least is that the Affinity software is not 'one' integration. It is three different programs. This is not my favorite thing for a few reasons, but, mostly I wish they were one, because I have started at least three projects in the wrong one (of the three I have).

Fatoumata
Marketing communication 3D Graphics Digital marketing Digital vidéo Web design in Guinea
Internet, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
Reviewer Source

Affinity Design the best software for creating advertising banners

5.0 2 weeks ago New

Comments: Affinity Design is an excellent design creation software that I highly recommend

Pros:

With Affinity Design, I can achieve any kind of promotion for my services. It's really a good software

Cons:

In fact I can create my advertising drawings and I haven't had any problems so far