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The Nik Collection is free and compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 through 10.10; Windows Vista, 7, 8; and Adobe Photoshop through CC 2015. We have no plans to update the Collection or add new features over time.


Before After

Lightens and softens an image for a smooth, stylistic effect, resulting in a subdued and desaturated image.


Filter Settings Panel Description

Method: Use the pull-down menu to select a pre-defined pastel effect.
Diffusion: Controls the amount of detail smooth applied to your photo.
Saturation: Controls the overall vibrancy of the colors throughout your photo.
Contrast: Controls the overall contrast of your photo.

Image by Benny Migliorino


For more information regarding the Pastel filter, please watch the video below:

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