Serif Affinity Designer Overview
Serif Affinity Designer is the fastest, smoothest, most precise vector graphic design software available. Built from the ground up over a five-year period, every feature, tool, panel, and function has been developed with the needs of creative professionals at its core.
The design revolution
Optimized for the latest tech on, Windows, Serif Affinity Designer is setting the new industry standard in the world of design. Best in class for creating concept art, print projects, logos, icons, UI designs, mock-ups and more, it’s already the top choice of thousands of professional illustrators, web designers, game developers and other creatives who love its silky-smooth combination of vector and raster design tools.
No bloat, no gimmicks, just all the tools you need, implemented how you always dreamed. Serif Affinity Designer is a stripped back, pro-end workhorse that will always get your job done.
Features of Serif Affinity Designer
Fast and glorious
Serif Affinity Designer was created to thrive on the electric pace of the latest computing hardware. Live, responsive and incredibly fluid, it’s simply a joy to use.
+Pan and zoom at 60fps
+Live gradients, effects and adjustments
+Real time blend mode previews
+All transforms and curve edits previewed live
As complex as you like
The engine behind Serif Affinity Designer is built to handle huge documents so you can be confident in adding all those tiny details without any compromise to performance.
+Optimized for documents of any complexity
+Handle 1000s of objects with no lag
+Organize with layer groups and color tagging
+Live outline view for accurate selections
Rock solid vector tools
Serif Affinity Designer is full of tools meticulously developed for achieving high productivity, while maintaining 100 percent accurate geometry.
+Comprehensive vector toolset
+The best pen & node tool available
+Pencil and brush stabilisation
+Non-destructive Boolean operations
+Powerful contour tool
Powerful contour tool
Effortlessly add a contour to any object or increase the width of single open curves. It’s an easy way to create abstract shapes or an offset path — great for various architectural purposes or for making a logo or print file for a sticker.
Advanced grids and guides
The options you have for setting up grids and guides is almost unlimited. Whether it’s a standard grid pattern, or full isometric with multiple planes, you have full control over spacing, sub-divisions, gutters, angles and more.
+Column and page guides
+Isometric grids and planes
+Pixel snapping and alignment
Layout all your screens, pages, menus and other items in a single project across any number of artboards. Export artboards, or any individual elements in your designs, with a single click.
+Create artboards of any size
+Choose from preset device sizes
+Output full artboards or elements in any format
+Export at 1x, 2x and 3x resolution in one operation
Symbols allow you to include unlimited instances of the same base object across your project. Edit one, and the rest update instantly. It’s easy to create multiple versions of symbols with some attributes detached, or even have symbols within symbols to allow some really innovative ways to speed up your workflow.
Live pixel preview
Pixel perfect designs are assured by viewing your work in pixel preview mode. This allows you to view vectors in both standard and retina resolution, giving you a completely live view of how every element of your design will export.
Whether working with artistic text for headlines, or frames of text for body copy, you can add advanced styling and ligatures with full control over leading, kerning, tracking and more. At any time convert your text to curves to take full control and produce your own exquisite, custom typography to add serious impact.
+ Comprehensive OpenType support
+ Artistic text and text frames
+ Character and paragraph styles
+ Flow text along any path
System Requirements and Technical Details of Serif Affinity Designer
Supported OS: Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 /Windows 7
Processor: Multi core Intel Series or above, Xeon or AMD equivalent
RAM: 4GB (8GB or more recommended)
Free Hard Disk Space: 4GB or more recommended