Find compatibility information for Nik plug-ins and how to resolve Nik plug-in crashes in Photoshop.

Nik filters crash on macOS High Siera

Photoshop crashes when Nik plug-ins are used on macOS 10.13 (High Sierra).


Set the Nik plug-in settings for "After clicking OK" to "apply the filtered effect to the current layer"


Nik plug-in crash on macOS 10.12

Photoshop crashes with Nik Viveza installed on macOS 10.12 (Sierra).


Install the latest macOS updates to use macOS 10.12.4 or later.

Additional Compatibility Information

Google no longer supports or updates its Nik plug-ins for current versions of Photoshop on current operating systems and hardware.

Customers may experience incompatibilies (including freezing and crashes) using Nik plug-ins. We recommend uninstalling problematic plug-ins.

For help troubleshooting plug-ins, see Photoshop plug-ins troubleshooting.

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