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silver efex pro


danbrann Plus
10 505 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 Plus
7 619 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 Plus
7 337 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
10 15.1k 216 England
3 Jan 2013 4:57PM
ok here too danny... you didn't get the Mac version by accident?
redsnappa Plus
12 2.0k United Kingdom
3 Jan 2013 6:18PM
what sort or problems/errors are you experiencing?
danbrann Plus
10 505 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 Plus
7 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
10 505 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.
24 Jan 2013 1:08AM
You might need to put the serial number in via photoshop when you open Silver Efex Pro in it..
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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