Google just announced that it’s making its Nik Collection of desktop photo editing software 100% FREE.
Create stunning images faster. Add the power of the Nik Collection by Google to your workflow today. Advanced editing, simplified Easily create the photos you’ve imagined with six powerful plug-ins for Photoshop®, Lightroom®, or Aperture®. Make precise edits quickly. Use U Point® technology to selectively edit just the parts of your photos that need touching up without losing time on complex masks and selections. More affordable than ever. You don’t have to choose between plug-ins -- now you get the full set for one low.
Google said: "Photo enthusiasts all over the world use the Nik Collection to get the best out of their images every day. As we continue to focus our long-term investments in building incredible photo editing tools for mobile, including Google Photos and Snapseed, we’ve decided to make the Nik Collection desktop suite available for free, so that now anyone can use it. The Nik Collection is comprised of seven desktop plug-ins that provide a powerful range of photo editing capabilities -- from filter applications that improve color correction, to retouching and creative effects, to image sharpening that brings out all the hidden details, to the ability to make adjustments to the color and tonality of images.
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. We’re excited to bring the powerful photo editing tools once only used by professionals to even more people nowprice. You can take the whole collection for a spin with a 15-day free trial."
Thank you Google!
Official website: https://www.google.com/nikcollection/