Perspective Efex is the all-new plug-in for the Nik Collection 3 though DxO fans may notice some elements carried over from DxO ViewPoint the standalone companion to DxO PhotoLab and the short-lived DxO Perspective app for Mac. Depending on your system specs the plugins can take some time to start as they are launched through wine.
You need to find where the Nik application files are on your computer.
Nik collection standalone
. As I understand it google made this collection free and shortly after DxO bought it it received some updates and a price tag of 70. However you will get the smoothest workflow if you open your images from your preferred images editor. If you havent already you can download the Nik Collection for free by entering your email address at.
Is there a place to find the older free version of Nik collection. The NIK Collection version 3 available today works as a standalone set of applications or as a plugin suite for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic and DXOs own PhotoLab editor. Google Nik Collection is a set of seven premium photo-enhancing filters that can be used as Photoshop plugins or as standalone programs.
You cant launch a plugin file as a standalone editor. My point however was that the Nik Collection is not designed with an easy to use common interface that can run the various component programs. This was a private software company which has its roots in Germany and the US.
The brilliant Nik Selective Tool is your quick and easy route to accessing the complete suite of Nik Collection 3 right from inside Adobe Photoshop. There you will see that they can be used as standalone applications even if you dont. If you have not already downloaded the collection you can do so HERE.
To use the Nik Collection standalone you must use the Nik application files. Nik Collection is the most complete package of creative plugins for digital photo editing. Nik Collection started offering its first photo plugins when the Nik.
I have received lots of comments and emails stating you CANT use the new Nik Collection 2018 by DxO as a stand-alone image editor. The Nik Collection was originally developed by Nik Software. Tested on Ubuntu 1704 with Wine Staging v212 using Nik Collection v1211 and GIMP v295 from git.
Yes Nik Collection can be used as a standalone product. GetaGrip Regular Member Posts. Put simply no Lightroom no Photoshop and no Photoshop Express needs be installed or running.
Nik Collection as standalone May 28 2016. Nik Collection as standalone In reply to Vic Chapman May 31 2016 Vic Chapman wrote. The free trial would probably work but it is not an ideal solution.
Additionally while most of the Nik applications have a file menu when executed standalone some do not. Or can it be used along with other free software eg GIMP or RawTherapee. That is a minimum expectation for a software application intended to be run standalone.
By running the Nik Collection programs standalone this is no longer a problem. The suite was originally priced at US500 about 380. For a time I even agreed.
Follow the steps below and you can use all of the applications within Google Nik Collection STANDALONE from your desktop. Once done just simply install the software. Interestingly Nikon also had a stake in Nik which is why many innovative features of the Nik Collection like Control Points also appear in the Nikon.
But can it be used standalone ie without buying Photoshop or Lightroom. Go to the installation folder and double click on the programs icons. On a Mac they are probably in the ApplicationNik Collection folder.
So the Nik Collection is now available to download free of charge from Google. Nik Collection as standalone Started May 28 2016 Discussions thread Forum. This piece of software offers different tools to correct enhance and stylize images in post-processing.
The Selective Tool has been totally redesigned and lets you recall your favorite filter presets or even your last edit all with one click of your mouse saving you valuable time and effort. I know they are usually described as plugins or filters for Photoshop etc but can it be used on its own on Windows. I want to use the Nik collection for some editing I am doing.
Since Nik software collection of plugins intended to plug into other software it doesnt have features like image library management a crop tool or rotating tool. To install double click on the Nik Collection file if necessary press run if a security pop-up appears then click on yes to allow software to make changes to your pc and finally choose your appropriate language to start the set-up process. Follow the instructions from the pop-up window Welcome to the Nik Collection Setup.
Installation script to install Nik Collection for use with GIMP 29 210 and as a standalone app.