Third-party plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop

Add even more capability to your Adobe Photoshop software. Find the latest plug-ins available from third-party developers.

Adobe Exchange

Find thousands of extensions, plug-ins, scripts and more to enhance your creativity and extend the functionality of Photoshop at  the Adobe Exchange website.

File format and filter plugins

For optional plug-ins for Photoshop available from Adobe, including Script Listener, MATLAB, sample files, and shortcuts:

For help installing or troubleshooting third-party plug-ins in Photoshop, see Photoshop plug-ins troubleshooting.

For help with downloading and installing third-party plug-ins, see the links for each manufacturer below:

AlphaPlugins

Current versions work with macOS Catalina

Plug-in

AlphaPlugins EngraverIII- A Photoshop plugin that gives you the power to create complex and beautiful engravings that look hand-drawn, with just a few clicks.

AlphaPlugins EngraverAI - The first plug-in what use artificial intelligence to create amazing hand made engravings

AlphaPlugins LaplacianBlend - A simple free plug-in what lets sophisticate and qualitative mix two pictures with using Laplacian pyramid blending.

AlphaPlugins TurbulenceDistortion - Useful, simple plug-in quickly and easily enhances Photoshop compositions with different kinds of turbulence distortions for absolutely unique effects.

AlphaPlugins FireFor - Powerful and handy Photoshop plug-in for creating fires, burning, smokes and etc naturalistic phenomenas.

Digitalizer II turns any picture into a set of symbols, digits or meaningful text.

RichText plug-in lets you add multi-line text and/or paragraphs to Photoshop compositions and apply effects for impact and interest.

DigitalChaos lets your create random patterns consisted from symbols and digits.

IcePattern creates beautiful designs of winter ice patterns on window glass.

Andromeda Software

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Description

Cutline is a plug-in for creating engraving and woodcut effects.

EtchTone is a plug-in that simulates the look of a steel etch starting with gray⁄color photograph or illustration.

LensDoc is a plug–in for correcting lens distortions including barreling, perspective, pin-cushioning, & rotation distortions easily.

Perspective is a plug–in that provides the capability to change the current view or “perspective” of an image to any point in three-dimensional space through the utilization of a user-friendly interface.

ScatterLight is a plug-in that produces a broad scope of realistic patterned and diffusion lens effects.

Screens is a plug-in that converts grayscale images into a wide variety of different line art screens from 15 to 400 lpi. With features like mezzotints, sharp contrast mezzograms, mezzoblends, ellipses, lines, circles, spokes, waves, or any blended combination.

Shadow is an advanced shadowing plug-in that uses 3-D geometry to cast realistic shadows.

StippleArt is a plug-in that converts grayscale and color images into formal stipple art or artistic dot patterns. The result, a pure black-and-white stipple drawing or an artistic color dot interpretation.

Auto FX Software

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Description

Combine and create thousands of the most popular Photo FX today with one-click and a second of your time.

Mystical Ultimate Bundle Gen2 is an integrated bundle of products that work together to overcome challenges encountered by the issues with post production digital photo enhancement

PhotoGraphic Edges Ultimate Bundle Gen2 includes over 10,000 frame, edge, and border photo effects.

DreamSuite Ultimate Bundle Gen2 is our best product for Graphic Artists. Containing a total of 36 powerful filters fulfilling the needs of the Digital Photographer, the Graphics Artists and Web Designer in one powerful tool.

AutoMagic Ultimate Bundle Gen2 is an amazing suite of 52 filters giving any type photographer whether a professional, intermediate photographer, or a beginner, some of the most comprehensive artistic effects allowing any user the ability to create a large array of digital artwork in one of the many artistic genres.

Avenza

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Description

Tools to import, edit, manipulate and export geospatial images such as aerial and satellite imagery.

Corel

Plug-in

Description

Create one-of-a-kind effects with ParticleShop, a powerful new Photoshop brush plug-in powered by Painter.

Digimarc

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Description

Digimarc® Barcode for Digital Images Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop applies and reads imperceptible identifiers via the Filter menu to help manage and track digital images. It’s easy to install and subscriptions for both personal and enterprise use are available through Digimarc.    

Digital Anarchy

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Description

Create digital backgrounds for photography and other design mediums.

Quickly and easily erase skin blemishes and wrinkles, even out skin tones, and reduce shine.

Fast auto-masking for green screen photography.

Texture Anarchy is a set of filters for creating textures and borders

An easy way to give your photos that sought-after cartooning look.

Digital Film Tools (owned by Boris FX)

Plug-in Description
DFT DFT (aka Digital Film Tools) is the definitive digital toolbox meant to simulate optical camera filters, specialized lenses, film stocks and grain, lens flares, optical lab processes, color correction, keying, and compositing as well as natural light and photographic effects.
EZ Mask
EZ Mask is an easy to use interactive image masking tool capable of extracting almost any object in an image—even if you are dealing with fine hair detail, smoke, or reflections.
Film Stocks Film Stocks is a unique filter that simulates 288 different color and black-and-white still photographic film stocks, motion picture films stocks, and historical photographic processes.
Light Light can be added to a scene where none existed before just as if you were adding light at the time of shooting. 
PhotoCopy PhotoCopy creates a photographic reproduction of a printed or graphic work made with a process in which a new image is formed by the action of proprietary image analysis, color, texture, and light.
Power Matte Power Matte is an easy to use interactive image matting tool capable of extracting almost any object in an image—even if you are dealing with fine hair detail, smoke, or reflections.
Power Stroke Power Stroke introduces a simple, interactive stroke-based interface to quickly and intuitively perform targeted adjustments.
Rays Create stunning and realistic light ray effects quickly and easily
reFine reFine performs selective sharpening, detail enhancement, edge aware smoothing, cartoon, and pencil effects. 
zMatte zMatte quickly and simply creates mattes with minimal parameters even if you are dealing with fine hair detail, smoke, or reflections.
Tiffen DFX Simulating 2,000+ popular Tiffen glass filters, specialized lenses, optical lab processes, film grain, exacting color correction, plus natural light and photographic effects.

DXO

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Description

Explore the look and feel of classic cameras, films, and lenses.

A comprehensive set of filters for color correction, retouching, and creative effects.

Master the art of black-and-white photography with darkroom-inspired controls.

Selectively adjust the color and tonality of your images without complicated masks or selections.

From natural to artistic, explore the full potential of HDR photography.

Bring out hidden details consistently with the professional's choice for image sharpening.

Improve your images with noise reduction tailored to your camera.

Exposure Software - Formerly Alien Skin

Current versions work with macOS Catalina

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Description

Featuring the creative focus effects of Bokeh, and a slew of new film presets and textures.

Transform your photographs into beautiful works of art that look they were made by a human, not a computer.

Keep photos crystal clear during enlargement.

Render realistic effects such as Fire, Chrome, Animal Fur, Smoke, Reptile Skin, and the new Lightning.

Extensis

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Description

Organize your entire font collection into a single, searchable location with a professional font manager.

Flaming Pear Software

Plug-in Description
Flood 2
Create realistic watery reflections with control over waves, ripples, and perspective.​ Now with improved 3D realism.​
Flexify 2 Bend spherical panoramas into vertiginous new shapes. 
Melancholytron Make pictures moody, nostalgic, and somehow sad​.
India Ink ​Convert color images to unusual black-and-white halftones. Or use its color modes to produce strange etched effects.​
SuperBladePro The best surface and texture generator anywhere.​
LunarCell Instant planets.
Mr Contrast ​Add dramatic contrast to photos and hyper-emphasize detail.
SolarCell Create suns in a fantasy style.​
Hue and Cry Create abstract regions of color.
Glitterato Stars and nebulas with lots of realism and little fuss.
Free Plug-ins Ornament, ChromaSolarize, Tachyon, Ghost, Solidify, Vitriol, RGB/HSL, Circle to Square, Make Cube Tile...

fnord

Plug-in

Description

Access all the capabilities of OpenEXR from within Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere Pro using ProEXR.

SuperPNG is a free, open source Adobe Photoshop plug-in for using PNG ("ping") files. It has more comprehensive support for the format than Photoshop's included plug-in and provides control over alpha channel handling. 

j2k

j2k is a free Photoshop and After Effects plug-in set for reading and writing the JPEG 2000 file format, the successor to JPEG. 

Google Nik Collection

NOTE: DXO has purchased the Nik Collection and has released new versions.

NOTE: Google no longer provides download links for its versions of the Nik collection. Google also no longer supports or updates its Nik plug-ins for current versions of Photoshop on current operating systems and hardware.

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

Plug-in

Description

Analog Efex Pro

Explore the look and feel of classic cameras, films, and lenses.

Color Efex Pro

A comprehensive set of filters for color correction, retouching, and creative effects.

Silver Efex Pro

Master the art of black-and-white photography with darkroom-inspired controls.

Viveza

Selectively adjust the color and tonality of your images without complicated masks or selections.

HDR Efex Pro

From natural to artistic, explore the full potential of HDR photography.

Sharpener Pro

Bring out hidden details consistently with the professional's choice for image sharpening.

Dfine

Improve your images with noise reduction tailored to your camera.

HDRsoft

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Description

Create HDR photos and adjust them to get the look you want, from realistic to creative, using one-click presets and a large range of settings.

Imagenomic

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Description

Automatic skin smoothing, healing, and enhancing effect plug-in.

Award-winning plug-in and stand-alone for photo noise reduction.

Inimitable toning, film, and grain effects plug-in.

Monotype

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Description

FontExplorer X is the simple, speedy way to find and organize all of your fonts.

Mister Retro

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Description

Now you can add authentic light leaks to any photograph with Light Leaker.

Create professional quality halftone textured weathering, surface and tactile effects with Spot Wash Halftone.

Create professional quality weathering, surface and tactile effects with Spot Wash Dirt.

Create professional quality vintage offset, letterpress and silkscreen analog printing effects on any image with Permanent Press.

Create stunning and authentic vintage photography effects with Retrographer.

Create professional quality image texture, aging and weathering effects with our Machine Wash Deluxe.

Neat Image

Plug-in

Description

Neat Image software is engineered to reduce the noise in your digital images. It can also minimize film grain, JPEG compression artifacts and other imperfections.

OnOne

Plug-in

Description

Our entire collection of apps are included in ON1 Photo 10. Browse, Effects, Resize, Portrait, Enhance, and Layers

Effects 10 includes hundreds of stackable filters, presets, borders, and textures to help create your style.

Get the highest-quality photo enlargements with Genuine Fractals® technology—patented, fractal-based interpolation algorithms—that quickly enlarge your images without loss of sharpness or detail.

Portrait Pro

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Description

Photoshop plug-in to make portraits amazing.

ProDigital Software

Note:

Supports installing and loading the plug-in from the Shared Creative Cloud Location for all installed versions of Photoshop without having to reinstall the plug-in.

Plug-in

Description

StarFilter Pro 4 to add beautiful star filter effects to your images digitally, eliminating the need for expensive glass.

You can use StarSpikes Pro 4 to add sparkling star effects to your images digitally in your finishing image processing.

Topaz Labs

Plug-in Description
Adjust AI With one click, Adjust AI leverages the power of machine learning to transform your photos into something incredible.
DeNoise AI DeNoise AI works like magic to eliminate noise while recovering detail.
Gigapixel AI Use deep learning to get better photo quality by enhancing detail.
JPEG to RAW AI
Use machine learning to convert JPEG to high-quality RAW for better editing. Prevent banding, remove compression artifacts, recover detail, and enhance dynamic range.
Mask AI With Mask AI’s machine learning technology and easy trimap technique, you can power through image masking in record time.
Sharpen AI Naturally sharpen your images with no artifacts.

Totally Rad

Plug-in

Description

30 Brand new effects plus 50 classic favorites come together in RadLab for endless creative possibilities.

Dirty Pictures features 21 custom-designed image overlays that add dimension, grit, and depth to your photos.

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