You can use Photoshop compatible plug-ins with Affinity Photo on Windows. Learn how to install AKVIS plugins in this photo editor.
Method 1. Copy the ".8bf" files from the AKVIS folder (by default, C:\Program Files\AKVIS\) into the plugins folder of Affinity Photo (by default, C:\ProgramData\Affinity\Photo\1.0\Plugins).
Note: You can open the plugins folder from the Affinity preferences, by clicking on Open Default Folder in Explorer in the Photoshop Plugins tab.
Method 2. Add plugins to Affinity Photo directly in the program.
This way is recommended, it allows users to update the plug-ins automatically, without copying the files each time.
Click on the Close button and re-start Affinity Photo.
Now the plugins can be used with Affinity Photo.
To call the AKVIS plugins in Affinity Photo:
Choose Filters -> Plugins -> AKVIS and the plugin you want to use.