Interface Visual Reference

Hover over any highlighted area to display a tooltip and identify it.

Photo PersonaPhoto

Liquify PersonaLiquify

Develop PersonaDevelop

Tone Mapping PersonaTone Mapping

Export PersonaExport

Photo Persona

Persona Toolbar

Allows you to switch between personas: different workspaces for various tasks. The active Persona's icon appears with saturated colours.

Toolbar

This contains commonly used functions. Its contents change depending on the active Persona and are customisable.

Context Toolbar

This presents options for the currently selected tool.

Tools Panel

Gives access to various tools for editing. The tools change based on the Persona that is selected. The panel's contents can be customised.

Right Studio

Various panels providing essential functionality for controlling settings. Panels may differ between Personas. Additional panels can be toggled via View>Studio.

Status bar

Highlights available keyboard modifiers for the selected tool.

Document View

The area that displays your current document. If you are using artboards, it will display them surrounded by a pasteboard.

Menu bar

The menu bar shows commands appropriate to the selected Persona, organised by task or category.

Persona Toolbar

Allows you to switch between personas: different workspaces for various tasks. The active Persona's icon appears with saturated colours.

Toolbar

This contains commonly used functions. Its contents change depending on the active Persona and are customisable.

Tools Panel

Gives access to various tools for editing. The tools change based on the Persona that is selected. The panel's contents can be customised.

Right Studio

Various panels providing essential functionality for controlling settings. The panels displayed may change to reflect the selected Persona. Additional panels can be toggled via View>Studio. Their layout can be customised.

Status bar

Highlights available keyboard modifiers for the selected tool.

Document View

The area that displays your current document. If you are using artboards, it will display them surrounded by a pasteboard.

Menu bar

This shows commands appropriate to the selected Persona, organised by task or category.

Persona Toolbar

Allows you to switch between personas: different workspaces for various tasks. The active Persona's icon appears with saturated colours.

Toolbar

This contains commonly used functions. Its contents change depending on the active Persona and are customisable.

Tools Panel

Gives access to various tools for editing. The tools change based on the Persona that is selected. The panel's contents can be customised.

Right Studio

Various panels providing essential functionality for controlling settings. The panels displayed may change to reflect the selected Persona. Additional panels can be toggled via View>Studio. Their layout can be customised.

Status bar

Highlights available keyboard modifiers for the selected tool.

Document View

The area that displays your current document. If you are using artboards, it will display them surrounded by a pasteboard.

Menu bar

This shows commands appropriate to the selected Persona, organised by task or category.

Persona Toolbar

Allows you to switch between personas: different workspaces for various tasks. The active Persona's icon appears with saturated colours.

Toolbar

This contains commonly used functions. Its contents change depending on the active Persona and are customisable.

Tools Panel

Gives access to various tools for editing. The tools change based on the Persona that is selected. The panel's contents can be customised.

Right Studio

Various panels providing essential functionality for controlling settings. The panels displayed may change to reflect the selected Persona. Additional panels can be toggled via View>Studio. Their layout can be customised.

Status bar

Highlights available keyboard modifiers for the selected tool.

Presets Panel

Click a tone mapping preset to apply it to the current image. You can create your own presets to appear here.

Menu bar

This shows commands appropriate to the selected Persona, organised by task or category.

Persona Toolbar

Allows you to switch between personas: different workspaces for various tasks. The active Persona's icon appears with saturated colours.

Toolbar

This contains commonly used functions. Its contents change depending on the active Persona and are customisable.

Tools Panel

Gives access to various tools for editing. The tools change based on the Persona that is selected. The panel's contents can be customised.

Right Studio

Various panels providing essential functionality for controlling settings. The panels displayed may change to reflect the selected Persona. Additional panels can be toggled via View>Studio. Their layout can be customised.

Status bar

Highlights available keyboard modifiers for the selected tool.

Export Slice

An area of your current document designated for export to its own file.

Export Slice

An area of your current document designated for export to its own file.

Menu bar

The menu bar shows commands appropriate to the selected Persona, organised by task or category.

On Windows and earlier versions of macOS, Affinity Photo's toolbar and title bar are presented as separate elements but otherwise function the same.

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