Nik Silver Efex Pro Q&As

Announced Sep 19, 2009 •
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Just got an X-T3 and have been playing with the various settings and learning C1 12 Pro (I used Lightroom in the past with my X-Pro1). One thing that doesn't work is trying to edit an X-T3 raw file with one of the Nik plugins (I tried Silver Efex Pro2, I already had v1.2.11 installed, the last free version from Google). If I right-click the image in C1, and choose Edit With than navigate to "Silver Efex Pro 2.exe" file, I get the error message in the title, "Unsupported Image Format". OK, I...
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I used the the collection and in particular Silver Efex for many years, then  became incompatible until DXO bought it and did a refresh. At the time I was shooting with a Canon 6D and applied the changes in Silver Efex as smart layers so that I could go back and make non destructive changes. This would produce huge files, from the 20MP of a 6D raw file they would typically grow 6x in size. Now that I shoot with a A7RIII I was contemplating buying the collection again but I don't want to deal...
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Has anyone taken the trouble to compare the ACROS file directly from an X-PRO2 with a file from any X camera processed through Silver EFEX Pro with the ACROS profile? Any comments on the quality of the results? --Jay
By: Chris1dj (Mar 6, 2016)
Posted to: Mac Talk
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Having successfully installed and used the trial version of the Nik Collection, I have spend all morning trying to BUY the damn thing - it would appear that only US customers can buy this as the only purchase option is Google Wallet, which is not available in the UK. I only want it for Silver Efex :( Can anyone help?....
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