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I signed up for some upcoming DxO webinars on the upgrades to the Nik collection filters and was wondering if anyone had given the upgrades a look or if you're planning to check out the webinars? Here are links to the Nik Webinars I have the old filters upgraded from my ages-ago purchase after Google bought them, which I use via LR (can't get them to work with PS anymore). I had intended to purchase the DxO upgrades but they never seemed like much and they didn't have an upgrade option for those of us whoo actually paid for the filters, though now it's so long ago that it's the lack of something new that keeps me from upgrading. I'm wondering what they've added. It looks like they are focusing a lot on Vivenza (which I use on occasion) and Silver Effex, my go-to for black and white, which I find absolutely perfect as is, but I'm intrigued. I've played around with the B&W options in LR and even written articles about it, but the artistry of Silver Effex is leap years ahead of LR. I use Color Effex a lot and also enjoy playing with Analog Pro which is like diving into a mountain of candy - you never really know what you'll get but it's usually something fun. I wish they'd make it easier to save presets in Analog Pro, the Color Effex presets are great for processing a batch of images (albeit one at a time, with work on U-Points requiring you to do each separately). Anyway, thoughts welcome pre and post webinars.
My old Google Nik collection doesn't work. I've tried copying it into the latest CC 2021, its now in the Plug-ins folder but doesn't show up in PS/Bridge. I"m on an iMac, mac OS version 10.14.6 Mojave. Have any of you figured out how to make the old free version relevant to Adobe CC? There is a sale going on and I can get the whole new DXO version for $79 but the sale ends in a day. I'm hearing some are having trouble getting it to work in CC also. Any of you have it on a Mac, and is there a trick with installation to get it to work? Thanks! Betty edit: Looked at an old thread and somebody said the old one works in LR??? Where do I look? I just looked and see nothing to get me to plugins.