Nik Software Mac High Sierra

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The famous Google Nik collection with photo editing plug-ins is free since March last year ( - download it here:

If you are using Photos 3.0 on High Sierra you can call the stand-alone applications of the Nik collection simply using 'Image > Edit with', while you are viewing a photo enlarged in Photos.

In earlier versions of Photos you need a photo editing extension, that will call an external editor, for example the 'External Editors extension'. This extension is no longer available from the AppStore, after High Sierra has been released. I hope, everyone purchased this extension in time.

After downloading the NIK Collection from Google's site, run the installer. You will find the stand-alone programs in the Applications folder in the subfolder 'Nik Collection'. Run each of them to test them (but not the Uninstaller 😁).

After you restart the Mac, the External Editor Extension will be able to see them and show them in Photos.

To use them, open the photo in Photos in Edit mode by selecting the thumbnail and hitting the Return key.

Now click 'Extensions' in the Edit panel and select 'External Editors'.

In the External editors select the NIK plug-in you want to use:

Now you will see the editor window of the selected plug-in and can edit your photo. When done, use the 'Save' button in the plug-in and then the Save Changes in 'External Editors'.

Now the edited photo will appear in Photos.

Using photo editing extensions will usually create an additional original master image file. It increases the storage required for your photos. Don't use external editors for tasks, that can be done in Photos. By doing simple things in Photos you are able to revert all adjustments individually and to save storage. Mac software update server not responding app.

On a stand-alone basis Dfine2 and Viveza2 are working well. I am using tis work-around to use them in Photos 2.0. I export the original from Photos to the Desktop, then ctrl-click to to use 'Open with Dfine (or Viveza2). Then I am using the External editor extensions 'Replace with Image from Disk' to pair the Viveza edited photo with the Version in Photos. This is giving the same result as directly editing from Photos.

Check compatibility

You can upgrade to macOS High Sierra from OS X Mountain Lion or later on any of the following Mac models. Your Mac also needs at least 2GB of memory and 14.3GB of available storage space.


MacBook introduced in late 2009 or later
MacBook Air introduced in late 2010 or later
MacBook Pro introduced in mid 2010 or later
Mac mini introduced in mid 2010 or later
iMac introduced in late 2009 or later
Mac Pro introduced in mid 2010 or later

To find your Mac model, memory, storage space and macOS version, choose About This Mac from the Apple menu . If your Mac isn’t compatible with macOS High Sierra, the installer will let you know.

Make a backup

Before installing any upgrade, it’s a good idea to back up your Mac. Time Machine makes it simple, and other backup methods are also available. Learn how to back up your Mac.

Get connected

It takes time to download and install macOS, so make sure that you have a reliable Internet connection. If you’re using a Mac notebook computer, plug it into AC power.

Download macOS High Sierra

For the strongest security and latest features, find out whether you can upgrade to macOS Catalina, the latest version of the Mac operating system.

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If you still need macOS High Sierra, use this App Store link: Get macOS High Sierra.

Begin installation

After downloading, the installer opens automatically.

Click Continue and follow the onscreen instructions. You might find it easiest to begin installation in the evening so that it can complete overnight, if needed.

If the installer asks for permission to install a helper tool, enter the administrator name and password that you use to log in to your Mac, then click Add Helper.

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Allow installation to complete

Please allow installation to complete without putting your Mac to sleep or closing its lid. Your Mac might restart, show a progress bar or show a blank screen several times as it installs both macOS and related updates to your Mac firmware.

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  • If you have hardware or software that isn’t compatible with High Sierra, you might be able to install an earlier macOS, such as Sierra or El Capitan.
  • macOS High Sierra won’t install on top of a later version of macOS, but you can erase your disk first or install on another disk.
  • You can use macOS Recovery to reinstall macOS.