Affinity Designer 2
Upgraded to Affinity Designer 2 while its on Sale
Affinity Designer 2 is the latest version of the popular graphic design software from Serif. It offers a range of new features for professional and amateur graphic designers alike. In this blog post, we'll explore whether upgrading to Affinity Designer 2 is worth the cost.
What's New in Affinity Designer 2?
The most major change in Affinity Designer 2 is the Redeveloped UI, tool, and button icons, which allows users to easily navigate around the application. There are also new brushes, textures, and advanced typography tools. Additionally, the speed and performance of the software have been improved.
Check out the Full Feature list of Affinity Designer 2.
Overall Serif did some changes to make a case that this is a major upgrade.
Is Affinity Designer 2 Worth the Cost?
The advanced features of Affinity Designer 2 make it worthwhile for professional designers. Pixel Personas, improved performance, and other features help increase productivity and speed up the design process. Although the software may be costly for amateur designers, the features can make their designs more professional, so it may be worth the price in the long run.
I purchased Affinity Publisher on October 2018 for $42.49. I felt that I got my money's worth.
Affinity Photo & Publisher
Currently Serif is offering a special deal for all their software packages. You can get the individual apps for $40.99 or get the entire suite for a one-time payment of $99.99.
I have decided that upgrading to Affinity Photo 2 wasn't worth the cost. Over the past year, I have started using other apps for my photo editing, such as Luminar Neo, CameraBag Pro and Pixelmator Pro.
After playing around with Affinity Photo 2, I felt that the new features introduced in Affinity Photo didn't justify the cost of upgrading Affinity Photo or the entire suite.
Affinity Publisher is good, but for my basic needs, Swift Publisher works for me. There was a time when I needed a sophisticated desktop publishing software. My needs have changed and I don't need anything fancy.
In conclusion, upgrading to Affinity Designer 2 is worth it for professional designers. While the cost may be a bit much for amateur designers, the features of the software can help them take their designs to the next level.