DxO has released the brand new Nik Collection 3. Enter our giveaway and win a free license, or you buy it right away with a special discount.
Now, you definitely want this legendary photo editing software, and we might help you get it. First, enter the giveaway below for a chance to win a full license for Nik Collection 3 (the more you interact, the more chances to win you have). Second, if you’re in a hurry or haven’t been lucky with the giveaway, you can buy Nik Collection 3 at the special launch price of $99 instead of regular $149 (exp. 6/30). A 30 days trail version is also available.
Here are some videos explaining what this amazing software can do.
DxO press release:
Nik Collection 3 By DxO: A faster and more creative user experience in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Classic
DxO, one of the most innovative companies in the photography and image-editing industry, has announced the immediate release of the Nik Collection 3 by DxO, a major upgrade to the famous plugin suite for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, and DxO PhotoLab. The Nik Collection 3 By DxO has become even more powerful and versatile with each new version. It features a newly designed Nik Selective Tool, the suite’s plugin launcher for Adobe Photoshop, and new quick edit tools. Nik Collection 3 By DxO also offers a new non-destructive workflow, a unique feature that is perfect for Adobe Lightroom Classic users, as well as an eighth geometric correction plugin, Perspective Efex. Finally, the Message Center lets Nik Collection users stay informed about new upcoming features and access new online resources.
Quickly unlock your creativity in Adobe Photoshop with the Nik Selective Tool
The Nik Selective Tool is a dedicated palette that gives users direct access to the suite’s various plugins from Adobe Photoshop. The new Nik Selective Tool has been completely redesigned. This latest version revolutionizes how Nik Collection By DxO is used by simplifying the suite and providing faster access to each editing feature. The new version of the Nik Selective Tool features a new design that makes it easier to identify each plugin and clearly display your favorite presets. To optimize the workspace in Adobe Photoshop, the palette can be automatically collapsed with one click. The tool is also fully compatible with HiDPI screens and can be used in dual monitor mode for an even more productive experience.
At the same time, the Nik Selective Tool has been expanded to include lightning-fast retouching options. Its new “Last Edit” feature recreates the last preset applied in a single click so users can quickly edit their images in the plugins of their choice. This feature is especially useful for editing batches of images or when users want to create a preset after editing a photo. Its brand-new “Quick Edit” option even lets users edit their images by applying the last action used without having to launch the plugin interface—all in a single click. Lastly, Silver Efex Pro and HDR Efex Pro now offer direct access to favorite presets, in addition to Color Efex Pro.
“The new Nik Selective Tool is a great way to make my post-processing workflow even more effective,” says Soli Kanani, professional photographer and DxO ambassador. “Just like a real-life assistant, it’s by my side around the clock, which lets me quickly open all the plugins I need at every step in the editing process, all without losing sight of what I’m doing.”
Access 55 high quality photographic filters to achieve incredible photographic results. Color Efex Pro is known for its power and versatility. Years of imaging research and development and feedback from customers worldwide have resulted in a powerful feature set with unmatched control. Perfectly suited for all styles of photography, each filter provides control to satisfy discerning photographers.
Dozens of visual presets as starting points. If you like what you see, you’re done. If you want to go further, use an extensive set of global controls such as brightness, contrast, saturation, structure, film types, toning, and much more to craft your image.
You’ll discover that although black and white photography is nearly 200 years old, Silver Efex Pro gives you the very best of that legacy in one easy-to-use tool plus new capabilities that make it possible to do more than ever before. What will you do with it?
The Complete Nik Collection 2 by DxO includes all of the latest award-winning plugin software titles for Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Lightroom® including: Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza, Analog Efex Pro, HDR Efex Pro, Dfine, Sharpener Pro and DxO PhotoLab 2 Essential Edition. All products feature Nik Software’s patented U Point® technology, giving photographers the most powerful tools for precise and natural photographic enhancements and corrections without the need for complicated selections or layer masks.
After Google announced it would no longer develop and maintain the very popular Nik Collection software, it came as good news that DxO acquired the software a few months ago, and now plans to release a new version in 2018.
We at DxO are very pleased to welcome the Nik community! We wish you a very happy holiday season and a healthy and prosperous New Year: may you be inspired to take spectacular photos in 2018!
Like you, we are passionate about photography and image quality. That’s why we view this opportunity with Nik as a commitment to ensure that you — that all of us who enjoy taking photos — are guaranteed to have the very best solutions at our disposal.
You’ll be happy to know that our developers are enthusiastically working on a new version of the Nik Collection to be released in 2018!
So, there is a future for Nik Collection’s U Point technology. The U Point technology is implemented in Snapseed, one of the best free photoeditors for the iPad/iPhone and for Android.