After being available as a beta download Serif has today officially launched its new Affinity Publisher software providing a professional publishing application at an affordable price. If you haven’t yet used the Serif range of products which already include Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo the range provides a fully featured alternative to the likes of Adobe Cloud but a much more affordable one-off purchase price point.
The new Affinity Publisher software allows you to import and export to all major raster and vector files, including layered PSD, PDF and EPS formats and can handle RGB, LAB, greyscale and CMYK colour spaces, with advanced control over professional colour requirements for print. As well as Pantone support, end-to-end CMYK and ICC colour management as well as offering the ability to open, edit and output PDF/X files, set overprint controls and add bleed, trim and crop marks for press-ready output.
“Bring your vision to life with Affinity Publisher, the next generation of professional publishing software. From magazines, books, brochures, posters, reports and stationery to other creations, this incredibly smooth, intuitive app gives you the power to combine your images, graphics and text to make beautiful layouts ready for publication.”
“Create and edit vector graphics in your layout using the powerful pen, node and comprehensive shape tools – all with fine control over gradients and transparency.”
– Precision engineered pen and node tools
– Linear, conical, radial and bitmap fills
– Boolean operations to add, subtract, combine and divide shapes
– Add layer effects including shadows, glows and bevels
For more details on all the features you can expect to enjoy while using the new Affinity Publisher professional publishing software which is available for less than $50 jump over to the official Serif website.