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).

Solution:

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

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Nik plug-in crash on macOS 10.12

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

Solution:

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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