Nik Collection review: is Google’s photo editing plug-in bundle the best of its kind?
Nik Collection Review: spec list
System requirements PC
Windows Vista, 7 or 8; 2GB of RAM (4GB or more recommended); Photoshop CS4-6 (HDR Efex Pro 2, CS5-6), Photoshop Elements 9-11 (except HDR Efex Pro 2) or Photoshop Lightroom 3-4; 32-bit and 64-bit compatible (HDR Efex Pro 2 is 64-bit only)
System requirements Mac
Mac OS X 10.6.8-10.8, 2GB of RAM (4GB or more recommended), Photoshop CS4-6 (HDR Efex Pro 2, CS5-6) Photoshop Elements 9-11 (except HDR Efex Pro 2) Photoshop Lightroom 3-4 or Aperture 3.1 or later; 32-bit and 64-bit compatible (HDR Efex Pro 2 is 64-bit only)
How Nik Collection compares with other plug-in bundles
Alien Skin Photo Bundle
This bundle contains all four Alien Skin plug-ins, including Bokeh for depth of field and soft focus, along with Exposure for applying film looks.
onOne Perfect Photo Suite 7 Premium Edition
Including plug-ins for enhancing portraits, black and white, and other photo effects. Works with Photoshop, Elements, Lightroom and Aperture.
Topaz Labs Photography Collection
With 13 plug-ins, this collection from Topaz Labs offers loads of options from lens and black and white effects, to enhancing detail and noise reduction.
PAGE 1 – What’s in the Nik Collection bundle?
PAGE 2 – How to use Nik Collection plug-ins with Photoshop & Lightroom
PAGE 3 – How to make adjustments with Nik Collection plug-ins
PAGE 4 – Nik Collection Review: spec list & how it compares to other plug-ins
PAGE 5 – Nik Collection review: the verdict
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on Monday, September 9th, 2013 at 12:36 pm under Accessories, Reviews.
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