Good Mornign, Alex and Akhil!
There seems to be some confusion about the NIK collection. It is, indeed,
free. And will continue to be free. Apparently Google wanted (and bought)
SNAPSEED and got the NIK collection in the process.
Some folks seem to believe that Google will stop developing NIK, and it may be
true. But, OTOH, Google has surprised us, many times before! It seems that
the internals of SNAPSEED and NIK are quite similar, and since they do intend
to continue development of SNAPSEED, they may well continue to develop NIK.
Me? I'm sill working on how to use PS plugins with GIMP! I"d love to try the
Just in case list members have not already heard, Google is making available
its Nik Software bundle as a free download.
Both Mac and PC versions are available.