In March, Serif introduced that it was performing on a Home windows model of the earlier Mac-only photo editor Affinity Photo.

It is now built very good on that guarantee, and Affinity Photo for Home windows is obtainable to down load cost-free as a public beta.

A complete electronic darkroom

Affinity Photo has built a title for alone in the Apple landscape as a small-price tag different to Photoshop, and was picked by Apple as the very best Mac app of 2015.

Its attribute set is amazing, such as Raw processing, panorama stitching, and Pantone assistance. Photographers can also regulate white stability, shadows, highlights, exposure and clarity to strengthen their shots, and there is a toolbox packed with everything you’d anticipate from a premium impression editor – such as a track record eraser, paint mixer, healing brush, clone stamp, and warping equipment. There is a excellent set of filters as well, all of which are totally customizable and can be layered on top rated of one a further. 

The Mac version of Affinity Photo expenses £39.99, US$forty nine.99, AU$seventy nine.99. We anticipate the Home windows model to command a related cost, but you can attempt it now fully cost-free by getting aspect in the public beta. The beta is suitable with sixty four-bit versions of Home windows 7, 8 and 10.

Down load below: Affinity Photo General public Beta

The very best cost-free photo editor 2016

Whichever your degree of know-how, there is certainly a cost-free photo editor that will give you all the equipment you need to make your photographs seem incredible. These are our three most loved cost-free equipment for optimizing your visuals.

For a lot more facts, see our entire information to the very best cost-free photo editors

one. GIMP

The most totally-highlighted cost-free photo editor all-around, GIMP is powerful more than enough for just about any undertaking.

2. Paint.Web

Not really as attribute-packed as GIMP, but Paint.NET’s streamlined interface would make every day photo modifying a breeze.

3. PhotoScape

PhotoScape seems straightforward, but delve a minimal further and you will obtain Raw conversion, photo splitting and merging, and animated GIF generation.