DxO acquires Nik Collection from Google and will continue to offer it for free, for now ...

ALLISON JOHNSON, DPREVIEW:

Look alive, Nik Collection fans: the software suite is back from the (mostly) dead. It will change hands from Google to DxO, who will continue to offer it as Photoshop and Lightroom plug-ins, as well as incorporate it into their own software. DxO will offer a new flagship application called PhotoLab, a version of OpticsPro that will incorporate Nik Collection's U Point technology.

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