New History Browser facilitates intuitive comparison of previous edits and different looks
New Dynamic Brightness enables adaptive brightening adjustments for different areas in the image
New Amplify Blacks and Amplify Whites increases the presence of highlights and shadows adaptively throughout the image, creating a unique contrast effect
New Visual Presets categorized by photographic style provide great, single-click starting points, which can be edited and shared with others
New Soft Contrast applies contrast intelligently, based on image details, creating a less harsh contrast and a stylized mood
The World s Leading Black and White SoftwareSilver Efex Pro 2 is the world s leading black and white imaging solution providing advanced and powerful tools for creating fine art quality images.Features: Powerful and complete black and white toolset. U Point powered editing tools to easily make selective detail contrast and tonality enhancements. Specially developed algorithms that achieve incredible results and unprecedented control without the introduction of artifacts.Benefits All-in-one workflow includes everything needed to create quality black and white images in the minimum amount of time. Highest quality professional results. Unique technologies that provide control not possible in any other tool.System Requirements:Windows: Windows XP Windows Vista and Windows 7. AMD or Intel processor. 2 GB RAM (4 GB or more Recommended). Adobe Photoshop CS3 through CS5. Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 through 9. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.6 through 3.0 or later. 32-bit and 64-bit compatible. Mac: Mac OS 10.5.8 and 10.6 and later. Intel processor. 2 GB RAM (4 GB or more Recommended). Adobe Photoshop CS3 through CS5. Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 through 9. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.6 through 3.0 or later. Apple Aperture 2.1.4 through 3.0 or later. 32-bit and 64-bit compatible. Please note: Silver Efex Pro 2 will not work on images in the grayscale color mode. Format: WIN XPVISTAWIN 7/MAC OS X10.5.8 OR LATER Genre: PRODUCTIVITY Age: 899164001684 UPC: 899164001684 Manufacturer No: NIK-5200
Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a gorgeous plug-in. It's expensive, but if you love making B&W images, you can't go wrong. V2 is VERY fast, super responsive when making changes to your image. It's probably my most-used plugin. I have loads of samples on my blog at [...]
If you're serious about black and white, you need this! If you have version 1, upgrade now.
Sure, you can make B&W conversions in Lightroom and Photoshop, but after five minutes with Silver Efex Pro 2, your black-and-white images will look 10 times better than ever.
It's fast, intuitive and the controls are extremely fine. You can make the tiniest tweaks or big ones.
You'll love the new dynamic brightness, structure and fine structure, and soft contrast.
I am using Nik Silver Efex Pro2 together with Lightroom 3.6 Before purchasing the Silver Efex Pro, I used to convert my RAW files to B/W directly on Lightroom. I wasn't satisfied. Now, with Silver Efex Pro, I am getting amazing results. So much better. The level of control over contrast and clarity is night & day compared with Lightroom. Their 10-zone brightness is very helpful. The Toning tool is fantastic. Also, it's a lot of fun to use various b/w film emulations. My b/w prints never looked better!
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