Photoshop/Lightroom: Please take over the Nik Collection and support it

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For all the people out there using Nik Collection and would like to continue using it, please add your support here for Adobe taking over this add-in into their Adobe collection. Slowly the functionality is dissapearing, since Google does not support this program anymore. But I know there are many photographers out there who would like to keep using it. Please speak up!
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Marieke Feenstra

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Michael Madsen

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Great idea, I would however much rather see someone like Alien Skin or Redgiant acquiring the Nik suite. 
when Adobe's buying 3rd party intellectual property they often just butcher the code, and halt development of the actual app ... Adobe's never really been into the plug in game. 
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Marieke Feenstra

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Well, they should start :) I would rather have a one stop solution in this case :)
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INGRID VAN DAMME

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Marieke Feenstra, great idea !!! I use this a lot.
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Kent Messamore

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Someone needs to support it.  Silver FX is the best B&W in the business.
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Kent Messamore

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Someone needs to support it.  Silver FX is the best B&W in the business.
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Cristen Gillespie

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CEP and SEP are still the best out there. They're far from outmoded, but we'll lose them soon if no one takes these off Google's hands. I was afraid when Nik sold to Google something like this would happen. I'm going to vote for the idea, but I fear Adobe will have to consider the cost if they maintain it, and they aren't all that likely to want to charge us on top of the subscription fee for plug-ins. However, they might act as an intermediary between Google (who isn't doing us any favors now), and an independent who has the knowledge to make the Nik plug-ins viable, at least CEP and SEP, which were probably always the main source of Nik's revenue.

So if Adobe doesn't want to get involved directly, how about using their considerable connections to help here?
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David Joyce

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I agree, they are the best filter apps within the industry and I originally purchased them before Google bought them from Nik. Also, we lost any future revisions of Nikon NX2, which was developed for Nikon by Nik and has always been a good front end to Photoshop.

It would be great if Adobe acted as an intermediary and carried out revisions as required under an agreement.
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B Fields

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Agreed, but don't hold out much hope.  Vincent Versace and others developed the plug ins for Nik, then sold them to Google and became millionaires.  Good for them, but not so good for those of us who had originally paid.  Now that it's free from Google I guess they have no financial incentive to keep the products current and fresh.  Too bad. SEP is my go-to BW converter. Hope it lasts!
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Tim Reese

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The NIK Suite is a big part of my workflow. I love it... the sharpening, defining, color and analog. And... the BW conversion. This is great software! Come on Adobe! Don't be like that.
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Rosa

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Hi friends,

DxO has updated the Nik collection, the suite of your seven favorite plug-ins for Photoshop, Lightroom and Photoshop Elements.

https://nikcollection.dxo.com/what-s-new/

Cheers
Rosa
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