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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,761
United States Rank #4,518
Reach 0.1689%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.34 days
423.05 days >
Average installed length: 222.28 days


1.2.11 20.14%
1.2.9 2.74%
1.2.8 24.06% 11.86% 6.63% 0.34% 9.08% 4.47% 3.80% 2.53% 1.35% 0.30% 12.71%

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Nik Collection

What is Nik Collection?  (from Google Inc)

Easily create the photos you've imagined with 6 award-winning plug-ins for Photoshop®, Lightroom®, or Aperture®. Use U Point technology to selectively edit just the parts of your photos that need touching up, without losing time on complex masks and selections.


Nik Collection is a software program developed by Google Inc. The most common release is 1.2.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 214.35 MB (224,758,816 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 36% of users of Nik Collection come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.niksoftware.com/nikcollection/usa/intro.html
Help link: niksoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\google\nik collection
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Google\Nik Collection\Uninstall Nik Collection.exe
Estimated size: 214.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nik Collection

  • NikCollActivate.exe - Nik Collection (Property.ARPCOMMENTS)
  • NikCollActivate.tt7z.com.exe
  • SHP3OS.exe - Sharpener Pro 3: Output Sharpener
  • SHP3RPS.exe - Sharpener Pro 3: RAW Presharpener
  • Analog Efex Pro 2.exe - Analog Efex Pro 2
  • Silver Efex Pro 2.exe - Silver Efex Pro 2
  • Color Efex Pro 4.exe - Color Efex Pro 4
  • Analog Efex Pro.exe - Analog Efex Pro
  • HDR Efex Pro 2.exe - HDR Efex Pro 2
  • Viveza 2.exe - Viveza 2
  • Dfine2.exe - Dfine 2
  • Uninstall Nik Collection.exe

How do I remove Nik Collection?

Quickly and completely remove Nik Collection from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nik Collection from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Nik Collection, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Nik Collection.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.79%
Windows 8 41.27%
Windows Vista 1.05%
Windows XP 0.84%
Windows 8.1 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.75%
Windows 7 Professional 14.00%
Windows 8.1 12.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.64%
Windows 10 Home 5.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.29%
  Germany 7.40%
  United Kingdom 6.49%
  Italy 5.92%
  France 5.35%
  Canada 4.06%
  Australia 2.77%
  Netherlands 2.54%
  Belgium 1.94%
  Russia 1.59%
  Spain 1.59%
  Brazil 1.37%
  Austria 1.06%
  India 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 21.60%
Hewlett-Packard 19.22%
ASUS 15.98%
Acer 12.97%
Lenovo 5.70%
Samsung 4.19%
Toshiba 3.72%
Intel 3.32%
Apple 0.95%
Medion 0.95%
MSI 0.87%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.32%
Dell XPS 8700 3.96%
Dell XPS 8500 3.06%
Dell XPS 8300 2.16%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.16%

About Google Inc

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Publisher URL: www.google.com


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