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Fluid publishing powerhouse.

Bring your vision to life with Affinity Publisher, the next generation of professional publishing software. From magazines, books, brochures, posters, reports and stationery to other creations, this incredibly smooth, intuitive app gives you the power to combine your images, graphics and text to make beautiful layouts ready for publication. Eeered for advanced technology

Eeered with the same no-compromise vision as our acclaimed photo editing and graphic design apps, thousands of global professionals have contributed to the development of Affinity Publisher to meet the demands of the 21st century designer.

Pioneering performance

Superpower your layouts with the latest and greatest publishing technology. The refreshing lack of unnecessary or obsolete features in Affinity Publisher means it runs like the sweetest dream, even on the most content-heavy documents.

Spectacular layouts

With essentials like master pages, facing page spreads, grids, tables, advanced typography, text flow, full professional print output and other amazing features, Affinity Publisher has everything you need to create the perfect layout - whatever your project.

Text to match the power of your words

Free yourself from the constraints of tired, traditional text layouts. Let Affinity Publisher help you visualise your text in creative new ways and flow it seamlessly through your document.

Text styles

Link the style of your text across all pages in your document

OpenType support

Open up all stylistic features of the latest OpenType fonts

Text decorations

Add lines and borders to elements of your typography

Drop caps

Add drop capitals to any paragraph

Text on a path

Draw any curve and type along it

Artistic text

Gain creative control over titling and other stand out text

Flow options

Avoid orphaned or widowed lines, among many other features

Baseline grid

Ensure the baseline of your text is aligned across all columns and spreads

Perfect graphics

Whatever the brief calls for, you can rely on Affinity Publisher to handle all the standard file types you'd expect, leaving you free to create the most ambitious, content-rich combination designs, pulling in raster or vector assets from multiple sources.

Fine tune your images

Ensure your images match the brilliance of your layout. Affinity Publisher comes with a full collection of powerful, non-destructive adjustment layers to make crucial image corrections right there in your document.

Advanced design tools

Create and edit vector graphics in your layout using the powerful pen, node and comprehensive shape tools - all with fine control over gradients and transparency.

Unrivalled compatibility

Import and export to all major raster and vector files, including layered PSD, PDF and EPS formats.

Full colour control

Affinity Publisher can handle RGB, LAB, greyscale and CMYK colour spaces, with advanced control over professional colour requirements for print.

Professional Output

Pantone support, end-to-end CMYK and ICC colour management are just part of it. You can also open, edit and output PDF/X files, set overprint controls and add bleed, trim and crop marks for press-ready output.

And so much more.

Here are just some of the other capabilities built into this incredible app.

Instant undo history

Instantly scrub through hundreds of undo steps with the history slider. Plus, save your history with your document.

Rotate canvas

Rotate your whole document by 90, 180 and 270 degrees.

Smart colour picker

Dedicated colour picker tool to accurately pick a colour, including single point or averaged sampling over an area.

Asset management

Create sets of regularly used assets which can be instantly accessed and dragged onto your project.

Transform panel

Precisely adjust an object's position, size, rotation and shear.

Transparency tool

Drag a transparency gradient over any object, with support for linear, radial, elliptical and conical types.

Glyph browser

Browse the full set of available glyphs for any font.

Stroke panel

Offering full control over dashed line styles, arrowheads and pressure properties.

Customisable keyboard shortcuts

Affinity Publisher comes loaded with default keyboard shortcuts, but you can tailor to your own muscle memory.

Add noise

Apply noise to colour fills for a textured look to your work.

Preview mode

Instantly switch from viewing grids, guides, bleed and mas to a completely clean preview of your document.

Blistering performance

Pan, zoom and scroll through documents at 60fps.

Organisational tools

Organise your documents with the section manager and automatically generate indexes and a table of contents.


Fix for AutoSave

Fixed issues with live filters making layers disappear

Fix for embedded documents not rendering at specific zoom levels

Fix for crash pulling out groups under an image frame

Boolean Operation fixes

Fixed possible crash saving documents containing embedded documents if there was a colourspace mismatch

Via Layer Panel, linked documents were being opened as embedded and edits were not being committed to the linked file

Shift-Invert selection behaviour with the Move Tool was broken

Resource Manager 'Collect' could collect multiple copies of the same placed image

(Mac) In the New Document dialog, 'Show in Finder' wasn't working for top level folder

(Win) Font Manager could be launched with Resource Manager

(Win) Fixed crash cycling through justification options in a table

(Win) Floating (undocked) panels were collapsing too small and clipping content

Page Management

Fixes for page operations that required spreads to be split

Page objects could be incorrectly rescaled when master page was resized


Filler text is now copied to clipboard as the expanded text rather than as '<FillerText>'

Unpinning a node can scale it incorrectly

Fixed crash copying mixture of filler text and regular TextTool

Text > Upper Case could crash if the selected text was already Upper Case

Copy-paste Arabic text from docx comes as Chinese in Publisher

(Win) Some lines weren't correctly indented when using right align and right indent


Empty (0K) files could crash the import process


PDF Export was not honouring gradient map's colour space

PDF Export images downsampling to the wrong DPI under certain circumstances

PDF Export was failing with placed documents in LAB colourspace

PDF Export of placed images makes more effort to preserve their colour space

PDF Export fix for export of objects with empty clipping paths