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Will CTA4 Sync up with Affinity Photo

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Will CTA4 sync-up with Affinity Photo or am I missing something? Mine doesn't sync up when I save the PSD in Affinity Photo (both have latest version and updates).

I launch Photo from CTA4, but when I save the PSD it doesn't update CTA4. I see there's a temp folder it appears to use, and I saved there, but I wondered if I'm missing something. It worked for me from Photoshop, but not working with Photo. I don't have license for Photoshop anymore, so I switched.
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Hi!  It sounds as if you haven't enabled the "Enable Save Over Imported PSD Files" option.  You'll find this in the General prefs in Affinity Photo (and in Designer too).  This setting establishes a direct link between the two tools, saving you from having to save intermediate files locally to your HD.  

https://forum.reallusion.com/uploads/images/9d039194-c69f-46c8-929c-68ad.png

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Ah, yes, thank you... that was the fix. I did have to make sure the PSD was save to the correct folder (below), but once I got that it worked perfectly. Now I'm really tickled because I like Affinity Photo a lot - it's so much easier to use (for me), and the price is right.

C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Temp\CTA4Temp
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I'm having this issue too, can't wait to try out the fix. 

Since you are using Affinity like I am, which I love. 
My question is .......
So when I'm creating artwork for cartoon animator 4 using Affinity it obviously saves it as an affinity file unless I export it to PSD. 
Does that mean there is now two file types of my art work now?
I'm confused about how this works. 
Do I just continue working  the PSD file going forward ignoring the affinity file?
Is it exactly the same thing using a PSD file in Affinity as it is using an exported PSD file?
Know what I mean? When I export as PSD I end up with two files, the original and the PSD!!!
I'm a little confused. 



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