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silver efex pro


danbrann Plus
10 521 15
3 Jan 2013 2:40PM
I am running Windows7 and am having problems installing Silver Efex Pro. Is any one else having this problem@ does anyone know the solution?

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AnneWorner 7 620 43 United States
3 Jan 2013 3:05PM
Danny, I run Silver on Win7, but it works well for me. The folks at NIK are very helpful btw, in case you don't get an answer to your problem here.
Daffy1 7 339 Ireland
3 Jan 2013 4:02PM
No problems at present but I did have one awhile ago with Lightroom4.0 (I think) it wouldn't open as a plug in. Sorted with the lastest Lightroom. Damian
KenTaylor Plus
10 3.0k 2 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2013 4:23PM
No problem with LR 4 & Win 7 and all works well with Win 8
ade_mcfade Plus
11 15.2k 216 England
3 Jan 2013 4:57PM
ok here too danny... you didn't get the Mac version by accident?
redsnappa 12 2.0k United Kingdom
3 Jan 2013 6:18PM
what sort or problems/errors are you experiencing?
danbrann Plus
10 521 15
3 Jan 2013 7:32PM
It appears to install it, I then select the Mono conversion I like say..high structure.but then it does not add the layer or any processing at all.
User_Removed 5 4.6k 1 Scotland
5 Jan 2013 4:21PM
Are you accessing it from Lightroom of CS?

In CS it does not behave the same way as ColorEfexPro4 does. ColorEfexPro automatically opens as a new layer in CS whereas SilverEfexPro works on whichever layer you are currently open in. (I think).

I rarely use SEP2 in CS, prefering to use it from within Lightroom 4. Conversely I almost always use CEP4 from within CS6.
Nick_w 8 4.1k 99 England
5 Jan 2013 4:56PM
Is it on a laptop? I have the same problem on - Dell Inspiron 1542, it's something to do with the graphics card (or lack of) couldn't find a way round it, sorrySad (works a dream on the PC)

I always use CS5 to runSilver EFEX, and open as smart object Wink
danbrann Plus
10 521 15
6 Jan 2013 1:58PM
Thank you everyone. Nick it is a Pc and I am no nearer to an answer. I have my guru working on it at the moment. I will let you all know what transpires.
MrDennis 6 255 Wales
24 Jan 2013 1:08AM
You might need to put the serial number in via photoshop when you open Silver Efex Pro in it..
Phil_Restan 9 280 9 Scotland
24 Jan 2013 7:41AM

Quote:Are you accessing it from Lightroom of CS?

In CS it does not behave the same way as ColorEfexPro4 does. ColorEfexPro automatically opens as a new layer in CS whereas SilverEfexPro works on whichever layer you are currently open in. (I think).

I rarely use SEP2 in CS, prefering to use it from within Lightroom 4. Conversely I almost always use CEP4 from within CS6.



Mine always opens a new layer from ps, I'm on win 8 and cs5 and sep 1

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