Robust tools and innovative technologies form the backbone of Nik Collection

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DxO’s legendary Optics Modules

Nik Collection draws on the renowned Optics Modules produced by DxO.

This database of more than 70,000 lens and camera body combinations provides the highest levels of corrections to geometric distortions, lens sharpness, vignetting, and aberrations.

DxO’s lens corrections are a step above the norm.

Digital Camera World

U Point™ technology: Intelligent and intuitive local adjustments

U Point™ technology allows you to make local adjustments with just a few clicks, targeting areas of your images intelligently based on object edges, brightness and colors — all without having to use complex masks.

Place Control Points with a click of the mouse and make targeted changes with ease.

Fine-tune the impact of each Control Point by tweaking its sensitivity to local color and brightness.

Make a series of smart adjustments with Control Points that combine intelligently with one another.

One powerful tool, lots of different uses

Use U Point™ technology to target the impact of your presets in Nik Color Efex, then control hue, brightness, and contrast in Nik Viveza.

You can also use U Point to make precise local adjustments to exposure in Nik HDR Efex, noise reduction in Nik Dfine, and sharpness in Nik Sharpener.

Selective Tones for absolute precision

In addition to being able to adjust the Red, Green, Blue and Hue values when making local adjustments, U Point™ technology allows you to make changes to Highlights, Shadows, Midtones, and Blacks.

These Selective Tones give you an unprecedented level of control over specific regions of your image.


New to Nik Color Efex and Nik Silver Efex, remove atmospheric haze, fog, and mist using ClearView, intelligent technology that has crossed over from DxO PhotoLab 5.

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Nik Selective Tool:
Creativity is just one click away when working in Photoshop

The Nik Selective Tool is a palette integrated into Adobe Photoshop® giving you instant access to every plug-in.

Nik Collection’s powerful tools are immediately available the moment you need them.

Beautiful film grain emulations, straight from the lab

Infuse your images with a taste of photographic history with a choice of 29 classic color film grains, accurately reproduced by DxO in its purpose-built laboratory, and now available in Nik Color Efex and Nik Silver Efex.

The power of presets

Every creative plug-in comes with a host of presets to speed up your workflow. Each one is an ideal starting point, getting the creative juices flowing and then allowing you to improvise to your heart’s content.

Design and save your own presets, and even share them with other Nik Collection users.

A spectacular set of inspiring and creative presets and powerful effects and adjustment tools that can quickly take your photography in whole new directions.

Life After Photoshop

Smart copy and paste functionality for batch editing

If you’ve just made the perfect edit, it’s easy to apply the same finish to a number of different images when using Nik Collection from within Adobe Lightroom Classic®.

Simply use Nik Collection’s smart copy and paste functionality to apply the same look and feel to any number of photos.

Lightning-quick retouching

Nik Collection comes with features that make it easy to batch edit images.

Within a plug-in, use the Last Edit feature to retouch your photos in a flash by re-applying the settings from the last photo you edited.

Non-destructive editing

Give yourself the option of returning seamlessly to your edits.

Use Nik Collection to create TIFF files that retain the details of all of your changes.

Work using Photoshop’s Smart Objects and revisit your adjustments at any time.

Meta presets

Meta Presets are automated actions launched from the Nik Selective Tool panel in Photoshop.

They allow you to combine filters and settings from multiple plug-ins, making it simple to apply complex, sophisticated edits.

Find the perfect white balance

Make more precise white balance adjustments with the new Temperature Color Picker that lets you select the true white value in your images.