Creative photography, unbound

With its exclusive U Point™ technology, eight software, and 250 professional photo presets, Nik Collection lets you breathe life into your very own vision.


25 years of innovation dedicated to creativity

“ The Nik collection is the quintessential plugin collection. ”

Digital Camera World

“ Stamp your own personality on your images. ”


“ As fresh, varied and exciting now as when it was launched a decade ago. ”

Life After Photoshop

“ Virtually infinite control options. ”


U Point™: A local adjustment revolution

Make pinpoint adjustments to color, luminosity, or even the sharpness of specific areas with Control Points. No need for masks or complicated calculations. The selections you can make with this technology are smart and incredibly precise.



Master the art of black-and-white photography

Convert your color photos into black-and-white masterpieces bursting with subtlety and contrast. Adjust the grain, apply the finish of authentic black-and-white film, and transform your photos into works of art.


Make your colors pop


Amp up the intensity of your photos

Whether cross process, film effect, infrared, vignetting, or creative effect, pick your favorite option from the many available color photo presets and fine-tune a wide array of settings.

Edit your photos step by step

With U Point™ technology and Control Points, which can be placed directly into your image, you can select the area you want to edit, section it out with a click, and adjust your colors with precision control.


Play with geometry


Restore proportions

Automatically correct any distortions to the shape of bodies or faces located along the edges of wide-angle photos to produce images that accurately capture the real world.

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See the world in miniature

Simulate the shallow depth-of-field effects typical of tilt-shift photography to create astonishingly creative results.

Relive the golden age of analog photography

Simulate vintage effects like collodion processes, double exposure, and color cast. Reproduce the finish of a wide array of cameras or apply stunning bokeh effects to your images.

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Create high-intensity HDR photos

Using its advanced algorithms, Nik Collection overlays your images to perfection. Enjoy a wider dynamic range and reduced phantom effects, all resulting in a natural and specular HDR finish.

Optimize your photos


Create incredibly sharp images

In two very simple steps, prepare your images ahead of time, then optimize them based on if you want to print them or showcase them on screen.


Reduce noise

Convert your images into spatial frequency representations to identify unwanted noise and remove it using wavelet denoising.

Say goodbye to lens distortion

With DxO’s unique optical module database, correct keystoning, remove barrel distortion, and counteract pincushion distortion.


Seamlessly integrated into your workflow

Keep your normal workflow: Nik Collection can be used as a plugin with Adobe Lightroom Classic, Photoshop, and DxO PhotoLab.

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The creative photo-editing software designed by photographers, for photographers
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