Nik Collection documents
General Product InformationShow all
- What are the new features?
- Is Nik Collection included in DxO PhotoLab oder vice versa?
- What is the difference between the demo (free trial) version and the paid version of Nik Collection?
- How do I know if I have the latest version of the software?
- Where can I obtain the user guide and how can I print it?
- Why should I buy Nik Collection by DxO instead of Nik Google? What advantages does the DxO version offer?
System Requirements & CompatibilityShow all
- What is the minimum and what is the maximum filesize, are there any limitations given by the software?
- Does Nik Collection run on the newer Apple M1/M2 processors?
- What are the system requirements for Nik Collection?
- Does Nik Collection support Capture One, Skylum Luminar, Mirage, or any other host software which is not listed?
- Does Nik Collection support 4k/Hi-Res Monitors?
- Can I use Nik Collection without an internet connection?
Upgrading & PurchasingShow all
- If I buy Nik Collection, can I get a special price for the purchase of other DxO products?
- I recently bought Nik Collection, am I eligible for a free upgrade or anything else?
- Why is my upgrade price the same as the new license pricing?
- I already own a license for Nik Collection, how can I upgrade?
- If I buy DxO PhotoLab ESSENTIAL or ELITE, why don't I get Nik Collection included?
- I purchased Nik Collection many years ago: how can I log in to my customer account?
Installing & ActivatingShow all
- How can I download and install my software?
- How do I install Nik Collection for use with Affinity Photo?
- Why are Nik Collection apps either not appearing or are showing as duplicates within Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Photoshop Elements?
- How many computers can I install Nik Collection on? Can I use it on Mac and PC with the same license?
- How do I activate Nik Collection?
- Where can I find the icons of the standalone programs, and where will the executables for Nik Collection be located after installation?
How to’s / FunctionalityShow all
- How to use several filters at the same time?
- What are Control Points and Control Lines, and how should they be used?
- How can I manually export or import presets / recipes into Nik Collection by DxO from a pre-DxO version? (macOS only)
- How can I manually export or import presets / recipes into Nik Collection by DxO from a pre-DxO version? (Windows only)
- How can I import or export custom presets / recipes?
- How does a non-destructive workflow using Nik Collection work?
Error Conditions & MessagesShow all
- After installing Nik Collection 6, why doesn't the 'Nik Collection' export menu in DxO PhotoLab show all the plug-ins included in Nik Collection?
- During installation I get an error message 0x80070643
- A message states that installation requires OS X 10.7 or later, and the process fails even though my OS is up to date. Why?
- I'm getting a message, that the image is either corrupt or too small. What is the minimum size of an image?
- Why do I see the error message "Close application: Photoshop Elements File Agent" when I try to install Nik collection, even though Photoshop Elements is not currently running?
- Instructions NikCleanup Tool. (Windows only)