Photo Editing Software for Surface Pro X

yungfat

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Is anybody using Surface Pro X for photo editing?

If yes, can you share the software that you are using and experience?

thank you.
 

cayenne

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I don't do much serious editing on mobile/tablet.....but I do use Affinity Photo on iPad Pro.

I believe On1 RAW is just now launching their mobile tool(s)....and I believe that may work on multiple platforms and OSes, you might look into that.

I think adobe offers windows based tablet tools, but you have to rent those and not buy the perpetual licenses, so depends if you like that business model or not.
 
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yungfat

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I don't do much serious editing on mobile/tablet.....but I do use Affinity Photo on iPad Pro.

I believe On1 RAW is just now launching their mobile tool(s)....and I believe that may work on multiple platforms and OSes, you might look into that.

I think adobe offers windows based tablet tools, but you have to rent those and not buy the perpetual licenses, so depends if you like that business model or not.
I checked the website, the On1 is not support Windows Arm processor yet...
 

LDS

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Until native software for ARM Windows is released, you'll have to run the Intel software, which will run slower. Just, AFAIK, it can't run 64 bit applications so it rules out a lot of graphic software which is now 64 bit only.
 
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cayenne

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I checked the website, the On1 is not support Windows Arm processor yet...
You might consider looking into the latest iPad Pro.....those things are stupid fast and powerful and I found doing some pretty intense stuff on mine (an older one)...It still rivals some desktops I've seen.

I did about a 15-17 RAW image focus stack on it not long back and I was amazed how fast it did the job, just took maybe close to a minute?

And again, mine is one of the first generation iPad Pro 10" models....the new ones are very snappy, and with Affinity Photo, whew...amazing stuff there.

Just a suggestion if you wanted to look for a new "toy".

;)

HTH,
C
 
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yungfat

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You might consider looking into the latest iPad Pro.....those things are stupid fast and powerful and I found doing some pretty intense stuff on mine (an older one)...It still rivals some desktops I've seen.

I did about a 15-17 RAW image focus stack on it not long back and I was amazed how fast it did the job, just took maybe close to a minute?

And again, mine is one of the first generation iPad Pro 10" models....the new ones are very snappy, and with Affinity Photo, whew...amazing stuff there.

Just a suggestion if you wanted to look for a new "toy".

;)

HTH,
C
Hi, cayenne,

You are using iPad Pro 10.5?

Is it still snappy in Lightroom?

Because I need to due with some excel and power point for work purpose, that's why I consider Windows platform.

iPad still a little weird to me when handle the MS Office stuff.

Thank for the recommendation.
 

yungfat

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Feb 16, 2013
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Until native software for ARM Windows is released, you'll have to run the Intel software, which will run slower. Just, AFAIK, it can't run 64 bit applications so it rules out a lot of graphic software which is now 64 bit only.
Thanks LDS.

Perhaps I need to look for something else, maybe Surface Go 2 or Surface Pro 7.

Thanks again for the advice.