We are pleased to announce an update for the MacOS release of Affinity Designer, to version 1.10.0
The detailed changes in Affinity Designer for MacOS 1.10.0 over the release build Affinity Designer for macOS 1.9.3 are as follows:
Fixes & Improvements:
Improved performance with:
- Heavily layered documents (faster rendering during panning and text reflow).
- Placed images.
- Embedded documents.
- Low-memory conditions.
- New Selection options Parent, Top, & Bottom
- Improved IME text editing for Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages.
- Improved SVG import/export.
- Added support for most emoji.
- New "Relink" option for missing resources.
- Added "File Type" column.
- EPS files can be linked.
- Assorted other small fixes.
- Help & localisation improvements.
UPDATING TO THIS VERSION (Free for existing customers)
The software version can be seen on the splash screen and the About dialog (in application menu, Affinity Designer > About).
If you’ve purchased from the Mac App Store— updates are done automatically next time you run your software after it is available in the Mac App Store. If this does not happen for you, open the Mac App Store app and go to the Updates page and then Store > Reload page or press CMD+R. This should hopefully force the update to show. Apple sometimes phase roll outs around the world which can mean it may take up to 72 hours for your update to be available.
If you’ve purchased from the Affinity Store— each time you start the software it will check for updates and offer to download and install any available update, or in the application main menu there is an option Check for Updates. You can download the latest installer by logging into the affinity store here and find the order in your account and use the "Download" button in there. Alternatively, this new release (and previous versions of Affinity Designer for macOS) can be downloaded from this link (that installer is NOT for Mac App Store purchases and needs a product key).