Nik Collection by DxO is the world’s most exciting and creative suite of photo plugins.
Nik Collection 5 is a suite that gives you vast photographic potential. Build a unique style thanks to intuitive tools and a slick interface that slide seamlessly into your workflow.
Nik Collection 5 offers a wide range of creative tools with numerous filters, renderings, and editing options that are readily mastered both by demanding photographers and by photographers who are looking for easy-to-use tools. Eight powerful plug-ins. Endless possibilities. From within Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, or as standalone software.
The suite is compatible with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements (excluding HDR Efex Pro), Adobe Lightroom Classic, Serif Affinity Photo, and DxO PhotoLab; and is based on the following 8 plug-in or external editing tools
- Analog Efex Pro 3
Simulates the rendering of many different types of film camera.
- Color Efex Pro 5
Featuring lots of renderings and recipes for color photography.
- Dfine 2
Provides accurate, localized and global, noise correction.
- HDR Efex Pro 2
For merging and then processing images with a wide dynamic range.
- Perspective Efex
Provides specialized geometric image correction.
- Silver Efex Pro 3
Offers a rich palette of tools and renderings for black and white images, including numerous film style simulations from the original Nik Collection, plus those developed by DxO Labs.
- Sharpener Pro 3
Takes care of all sharpening tasks from the beginning of the workflow through to the final output.
- Viveza 3
Uses darkroom principles to correct tones and colors with ease.
New in version 5
Version 5 arrives with a host of updates including new tools to remove haze, a batch of expertly produced film grains, better management for presets, and improvements to Nik Collection’s unique local adjustment tools.
Instant results when you’re on a deadline, refined precision when you need to dive deeper
Across the suite, there are more than 250 presets, all endlessly customizable.
You can achieve the exact look and feel you need, or perhaps discover a vibe you didn’t even know you were looking for.
U Point™ technology
Intuitive and accurate local adjustments
Make precise local adjustments to colors, brightness, contrast, sharpness, and more through DxO’s innovative U Point technology. Found across the suite, this tool makes your editing feel quick, easy, and natural.
Make your colors pop
Your images will jump off the screen with Nik Color Efex. It includes a wide selection of filters — tools for taking complete control of the colors in your image. Get quick results using the vast selection of presets, and then create, save, and share your own.
Black-and-white editing loved by professionals
Create black-and white masterpieces with Nik Silver Efex, software that is as close as you can get to a traditional darkroom. It offers
complete control over tones, transitions, and local adjustments a ton of presets to get you started access to legendary film simulations
Inject passion through total tonal control
Convey a sense of emotion through your images by carefully manipulating the tones, saturation, color, contrast, and more using Nik Viveza.
Dive into history and give your images a vintage vibe
Simulate analog effects such as collodion processes, double exposures, color leaks, and more.
Recreate the styles produced by a wide selection of classic cameras and apply stunning bokeh effects to your images using Nik Analog Efex.
Create exquisite HDR photos
Thanks to sophisticated algorithms, Nik HDR Efex stitches your images together perfectly. Experience a wider dynamic range without encountering glitches and unwanted effects, and produce spectacular HDR images with a rich, natural feel.
Create stunningly sharp images
In a few simple steps, optimize your photographs with the perfect level of sharpness depending on whether you are preparing your images for print or for displaying on a screen.
Correct your geometry
If wide angle lenses stretch subjects near the edges of your frame, you can regain their natural proportions with Nik Perspective Efex.
Say goodbye to lens distortions
With DxO’s unique database of optics modules, you can correct leaning verticals, fix wayward horizontals, eliminate barrel distortion, and neutralize pincushion distortion.
Seamless integration with your workflow
Nik Collection 5 is a simple addition to your existing software. It can be used as a plug-in for Adobe Lightroom Classic®, Photoshop®, and DxO PhotoLab.
In addition, each plug-in functions as a standalone application. Simply right-click on an image file, or drag and drop your images into one of the eight apps.
With Nik Dfine, intelligent algorithms identify the noise produced when shooting at high ISO levels. They then remove it without destroying detail.
- Title: Nik Collection by DxO 5.1.0
- Developer: DxO
- Compatibility: macOS 10.15.7 or later
- Language: Multilingual
- Includes: K’ed by HCiSO
- Size: 1.62 GB