Affinity’s latest update shows it’s business as usual after the Canva buyout

Ever since Canva announced its surprise acquisition of Affinity in March 2024, we’ve been wondering what the company planned to do with the platform. Now we have an answer.

Firstly, Affinity sees the launch of a major new update, version 2.5, to its Designer, Publisher and Photo software – the first since its multi-million dollar purchase of Canva, and according to Affinity represents “an ongoing commitment to delivering significant new updates add features,” even under new management.