27 years of innovation dedicated to creativity

The Nik Collection is the quintessential plug-in collection.

Digital Camera World

Stamp your own personality on your images.


As fresh, varied and exciting now as when it was launched.

Life After Photoshop

Virtually infinite control options.


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.

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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.

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Loved by photographers for more than 27 years

Some of the best creative tools and presets available to photographers.

Digital Camera World

With 250 presets and the ability to adjust each tool to your own taste it’s powerful and something most photographers would use.


As fresh, varied and exciting now as when it was first launched.

Life After Photoshop

Endless creativity

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  • color-efex

    Nik Color Efex

  • silver-efex

    Nik Silver Efex

  • viveza

    Nik Viveza

  • analog-efex

    Nik Analog Efex

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Technical perfection

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  • hdr-efex

    Nik HDR Efex

  • sharpener

    Nik Sharpener

  • perspective-efex

    Nik Perspective Efex

  • dfine

    Nik Dfine

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Eliminate noise

With Nik Dfine, intelligent algorithms identify the noise produced when shooting at high ISO levels. They then remove it without destroying detail.

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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.

Discover the power of DxO PhotoLab 5 ESSENTIAL

When you download Nik Collection 5, you also receive DxO PhotoLab 5 ESSENTIAL edition, the powerful RAW editing software from DxO.

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