Getting Nik filters working in Photoshop CC2019 Win10 but probably mac as well

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  1. Ken Rennie

    Ken Rennie Well-Known Member

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    After updating to PS CC2019 Nik filters are not available but the solution is simple. Open 2 windows
    C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe PhotoshopCC2019\Plug-ins

    AND

    C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe PhotoshopCC2018\Plug-ins

    The latter should have a folder called Google and this contains further folders with the Nik filters. Select the Google folder and copy it to the PhotoshopCC2019\Plug-ins folder

    Similarly any other plug ins that do not automatically copy across e.g. Topaz can be treated the same. Note I have been copying Nik and Topaz across since Photoshop 6. My Topaz filters are very old and still work.

    I can see no reason that this will not work with macs but it is many years since I used one and I can't check it. If you are interested the plug ins folder is at
    /Applications/Adobe PhotoshopCC2018/Plug-ins.
    I hope that this helps Ken
     
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    Thanks for this Ken!

    This is very helpful information!
     
  3. AlanLichty

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    Ken - for my Mac I did update to Photoshop CC 2019 and the Adobe installers took care of both my Nik and Topaz filters. I didn't even think about needing to move them until your post.
     

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