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Nik Software's logo. Click here to visit the Nik Software website! Nik Software offers 64-bit updates
(Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 23:34 EST)

Nik Software Inc. has released updates to a variety of its plugins that extend 64-bit compatibility to cover the whole of its Photoshop, Lightroom, and Aperture product line.

In all, updates have been issued for Dfine 2.0, Viveza 2, Color Efex Pro 3.0, Silver Efex Pro, and Sharpener Pro 3.0, and in each case as well as the addition of 64-bit compatibility, various unspecified, minor bugs in the previous releases have been fixed. HDR Efex Pro isn't included in today's updates, because it was already 64-bit compatible.

Current versions of Nik's plugins are as follows, along with links to the download pages for both Windows and Macintosh versions:

More details can be found on the Nik Software website.

Original Source Press Release:

Entire Suite of Nik Software Products Now 64-bit Compatible

Workflow efficiency improved with 64-bit compatibility

San Diego, CA – November 15, 2010 – Nik Software announces today 64-bit compatibility across the entire Nik Software product line, providing photographers with the highest level of workflow efficiency. Registered customers may download free updates for Dfine® 2.0, Viveza® 2, Color Efex Pro™ 3.0, Silver Efex Pro™, and Sharpener Pro™ 3.0, at www.niksoftware.com/downloads.

“Photographers using a 64-bit workflow can now take advantage of a much faster and more efficient memory management system with all of our plug-ins,” said Michael J. Slater, President and CEO of Nik Software. “I am confident that our customers will not only benefit from this update to our architecture, but also from future products that take advantage of this.”

In addition to 64-bit compatibility, all Nik Software plug-ins feature the company’s proprietary U Point® technology, enabling precise selective fine-tuning of images without the need for complicated selections or layer masks. To learn more about Nik Software products, watch training videos, download free trials, or join live online trainings visit www.niksoftware.com.

Pricing and Availability
Free updates to 64-bit compatible versions are available now to registered owners of Dfine 2.0, Viveza 2, Color Efex Pro 3.0, Silver Efex Pro, and Sharpener Pro 3.0 via the company’s website: www.niksoftware.com . Customers who purchased the Complete Collection Ultimate Edition or the Complete Collection for Lightroom and Aperture may also receive the updates for free.

All products are now compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit image editing applications such as Adobe® Photoshop®, Photoshop® Elements, Photoshop® Lightroom®, and Apple® Aperture®. To review full system requirements, visit www.niksoftware.com/support .

About Nik Software
Nik Software, Inc. is a privately held company that develops software solutions and provides award-winning educational programs for the digital imaging and photography markets. Established in 1995, Nik Software has become the recognized leader in digital photographic filter development and produces award-winning technology and software products for digital photography and imaging professionals including U Point® technology, HDR Efex Pro™, Dfine®, Viveza®, Color Efex Pro™, Silver Efex Pro™, and Sharpener Pro™ software. For more information visit www.niksoftware.com.

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