Nik Analog Efex
Embrace authenticity

Immerse yourself in vintage film
stocks, classic cameras, and
traditional effects.

An absolute corker. It can recreate a dazzling array of retro film looks.


6 reasons to immerse yourself in
Nik Analog Efex


Dive into history

Recreate the look of any era from photography's rich past.


Save and share recipes

Build your own library of distinctive presets and then share them with friends.


Countless effects

Draw on an endless array of textures, scratches, light leaks, and more.


Intelligent local adjustments

Quickly tweak specific parts of an image with U Point™ technology.


Make your own perfect cocktails

Combine effects to create unique images, full of character.


Get creative

Add bokeh, double exposures, multiple lenses, motion blur, and more!


Nik Analog Efex Upgrades in v7

Every plugin gets big upgrades:

  • Files open faster
  • Jump between plugins
  • 3 new features in U Point local adjustments
  • Quick Export and Quick Search

Discover all the new features

Step back in time

Infuse your images with photographic history,
and capture the atmosphere and elegance of the
analog era.

Access a unique selection of tools that can
instantly reproduce any look from throughout photography's 160-year history.

Reimagine your photos using classic cameras, antique lenses, and rarely used film processes.

Inspired vintage

Alongside regular editing controls, access
an exclusive toolbox of vintage effects
that realistically mimic scratches,
vignetting, and light leaks — plus the
distinctive look of classic film emulsions.

Save your own unique recipes and presets
and apply them in just a few clicks.

Designed for ultimate precision

Use U Point technology, the unique selection tools for making precise, intuitive local adjustments.

And in version 7, selections become even more powerful with ellipses, polygons, and luminosity masks.

Manipulate detail, brightness, contrast, saturation, and more — exactly where you want, and without complex masks and layers.

After around five years of using Nik Collection and its older versions, I still haven’t exhausted the options that come with Nik Analog Efex.


A beautifully
designed interface

The interface of Nik Analog Efex is designed to give you a sense of style
as you edit your images
, making your workflow feel refined and elegant.