.AFDESIGN File Extension

Affinity Design Document

Developer Serif Labs
3.9  |  21 Votes
Category Vector Image Files
Format Binary

What is an AFDESIGN file?

An AFDESIGN file is a design document created by Serif Affinity Designer, a vector and raster graphics design application. It stores a design, which includes one or more image layers, shapes, text, pencil or pen drawings, paint strokes, and other Affinity Designer elements.

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Screenshot of a .afdesign file in Serif Affinity Designer 1.10
AFDESIGN file open in Serif Affinity Designer 1.10

Affinity Designer enables you to create professional vector designs, such as icons, and website mockups, similarly to Adobe Illustrator. While Illustrator saves designs in the Illustrator Artwork (.AI) format by default, Affinity Designer saves designs in the AFDESIGN format.

To create an AFDESIGN file with the Windows and Mac versions of Affinity Designer, select File → New..., modify the image, then select File → Save or Save As.... After saving your progress as an AFPDESIGN file, you can close the file, then re-open it for further editing.

How to open an AFDESIGN file

You can open an AFDESIGN file with Affinity Designer in Windows or macOS by selecting File → Open. You can also open AFDESIGN files with the Affinity Designer app on an iOS device, such as an iPhone or iPad.

How to convert an AFDESIGN file

Serif Affinity Designer can convert AFDESIGN files to the following formats:

  • .PSD - Adobe Photoshop Document
  • .PDF - Portable Document Format
  • .JPG - JPEG Image
  • .PNG - Portable Network Graphic
  • .GIF - Graphical Interchange Format
  • .EPS - Encapsulated PostScript
  • .SVG - Scalable Vector Graphics
  • .TGA - Targa Graphic
  • .TIFF - Tagged Image File Format
  • .EXR - OpenEXR Image
  • .HDR - High Dynamic Range Image
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Updated March 4, 2022

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