Google decided to provide the famous Nik collection for FREE to everyone starting from 24 March 2016, this product was costing around $500 earlier and later reduced to $149.
What is Nik collection by Google
Nik collection is a group of seven Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom,Adobe Photoshop Elements and Apple Aperture plug-ins. Google bought the Nik collection from the German developer in 2012.
The plug-ins included in this collection are
Analog Efex Pro – Explore the look and feel of classic cameras, films, and lenses.
Color Efex Pro – A comprehensive set of filters for color correction, retouching, and creative effects.
Silver Efex pro – Master the art of black-and-white photography with darkroom-inspired controls.
Viveza – Selectively adjust the color and tonality of your images without complicated masks or selections.
HDR Efex Pro – From natural to artistic, explore the full potential of HDR photography
Sharpener Pro – Bring out hidden details consistently with the professional's choice for image sharpening.
Dfine – Improve your images with noise reduction tailored to your camera.
Watch a sample how to use Color Efex Pro tutorial video below
You can watch more tutorials here on the Nik collection by Google YouTube channel
If you are interested you can get it for FREE from the home page of the product from here
What if you bought the product recently, Google says they will refund the amount if you bought in 2016.
Starting March 24, 2016, the latest Nik Collection will be freely available to download: Analog Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza, HDR Efex Pro, Sharpener Pro and Dfine. If you purchased the Nik Collection in 2016, you will receive a full refund, which we’ll automatically issue back to you in the coming days.
Have you tried the collection ? and what you think about them ? share with us.
Thank you Ashwin.