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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.

Basic Adjustments

Before After

Use this filter to adjust the basic characteristics of the image: detail, brightness, contrast and saturation.

Filter Settings Panel Description

Detail Enhancer: Adjusts the contrast in the finer details of the image to exaggerate and enhance textures.
Brightness: Controls the overall lightness of the image.
Contrast: Controls the overall contrast of the image.
Saturation: Controls the overall vibrancy of colors in your photo.
Control Points: Allows for a selective application of any of the above enhancements.


To see the Basic Adjustments filter in action, see below:

Analog Efex Pro 2--Inside your Camera Kit: The Basic Adjustments Tool

Image by Johannes Helms

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