Supported file formats

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

File type Open Export
Adobe Illustrator (AI) x1
Adobe Freehand (10 and MX) x2
Adobe Photoshop (PSD) x3 x10
Adobe Photoshop (PSB) x
DNG x9
EPS x x
GIF x x
HEIF x4
JPEG x x
J2K,JP2 x
JPEG-XR/JXR (WDP/HDP) x11
PDF x1,8 x10
PNG x x5
RAW x6
SVG x x
TGA x5 x
TIFF x7 x5
WEBP x
OpenEXR x x
Radiance HDR x x

1 Files with multiple artboards (AI) or pages (PDF) can be imported; each artboard/page will be kept as a distinct page on its own layer.

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 Smart Objects, loaded as editable embedded documents.

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

5 Supports transparency.

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

712 bit TIFF (RGB or Greyscale) included.

8JBIG2 PDF encoding is supported.

9Apple ProRAW DNG support (from Apple iPhone12 Pro) is supported.

10 Text will be rasterised on export.

11 Includes JPEG-XR 101010 (e.g. XBOX screen captures).