Import and export file formats

Affinity Designer is capable of opening many raster and vector file formats directly. Designer also imports PDF and Adobe PSD files, and exports a range of raster file formats and the PSD file format.

File type Import Export
Affinity template x
Adobe Illustrator (AI) x1
Adobe Freehand (10 and MX) x2
Adobe PhotoShop (PSD) x x
BMP x
EPS x x
GIF x x
HEIF x3
JPEG x x
J2K,JP2 x
JPEG-XR/JXR (WDP/HDP) x
PDF x1 7 x
PNG x x4
RAW x5
SVG x x
TGA x4 x
TIFF x6 x4
WEBP x
OpenEXR x x
Radiance HDR x x

1 Multi-page files can be imported, with each page being placed on its own artboard.

2 Multi-page Freehand files open with each page concatenated onto a single page. Add file extensions .fh10 or .fh11 in Finder to import. Text import is not supported.

2 Multi-page Freehand files open with each page concatenated onto a single page. Add file extensions .fh10 or .fh11 in Explorer to import. Text import is not supported.

3 Includes depth map, loaded as second layer. Depth maps are upsampled.

4 Supports transparency.

5 For a comprehensive up-to-date list of RAW file support, please see the following links:

612 bit RGB TIFF included.

7JBIG2 PDF encoding is supported.