Nik Collection 2018 by DxO - FREE with selected X-Rite products!

X-Rite and DxO have teamed up to offer a full licence to Nik Collection 2018 by DxO completely free with qualifying X-Rite products. This award-winning software is worth £59/€69 and provides a unique set of tools to enhance your creative workflow.

About Nik Collection 2018 by DxO

Nik Collection 2018 by DxO is a series of 7 renowned creative plugins for Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Lightroom, providing filters, rendering and photo retouching tools to create stunning images.

Includes –


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


The world’s leading black and white software with darkroom-inspired controls.


The most powerful software to selectively control colour, tonality and light in your photographs.


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


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.

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The NEW i1Studio from X-Rite is the start-to-finish colour management solution for creatives looking for expert results. Your prints will match your vision more perfectly than you ever thought possible.

The professional level, start-to-finish colour management solution built by Colour Perfectionists for Colour Perfectionists.

The NEW i1Studio from X-Rite was created for photographers who love to shoot, scan, edit and print, but don’t love to waste time and money on the process. The award-winning and patented technology built into the i1Studio delivers precise, intuitive colour management across your entire colour workflow. The end result: prints that match your images across all your devices.

X-Rite is renowned for industry leading solutions and has been the choice of Colour Perfectionists around the world for decades. The i1Studio is the newest, capture through print solution that takes your colour-managed workflow to a new level of accuracy and control. Newest features include Printer Profiling for Black & White, Scanner Profiling, Mobile Device Profiling, Monitor Profiling for Video, plus a streamlined user experience within the amazing new i1Studio software.

The newly enhanced and intuitive i1Studio software delivers the perfect balance of automation with a full range of creative controls for photographers, filmmakers and designers looking for more options and control over their colour. You’ll be guided through every step with an expanded range of expert options to customise and fine-tune your workflow as desired.

i1Studio delivers a full suite of tools to calibrate and profile all your devices from capture to print. You’ll be confident that what you’ve captured in your camera or scanner and see on all your displays and mobile devices or projectors will match your final print output. And with the time you save you can get back to focusing on what you love – making more images.

Colour Perfectionists who capture, edit and print will be amazed at what’s possible.

Introducing the NEW i1Studio

What’s in the Box




  • MacOS X 10.12x, 10.13x or 10.14x (with latest upgrades installed)
  • 512MB RAM (2GB recommended)
  • Intel® Core 2 Duo CPU or better CPU
  • Up to 500MB of available disk space (depending on components installed)
  • Powered USB port
  • Monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels or higher
  • Latest drivers for video card installed
  • High-speed internet connection required for software install, download and automatic software update
  • User must have Administrator rights to install and uninstall the application


  • Microsoft Windows 7® 32 or 64 bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8® 32 or 64 bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1® 32 or 64 bit
  • Microsoft Windows 10® 32 or 64 bit
  • All operating systems should have latest Service Pack installed
  • 512MB RAM (2GB recommended)
  • Intel® Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ XP or better CPU
  • Up to 500MB of available disk space (depending on components installed)
  • Powered USB port
  • Monitor resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels or higher
  • Latest drivers for video card installed
  • Dual display support requires either 2 video cards or a dual head video card that supports dual video LUTs being loaded
  • Network adaptor installed and driver loaded
  • High-speed internet connection required for software install, download and automatic software update
  • User must have Administrator rights to install and uninstall the application



Apple iOS:

  • iPad 2, 3rd gen, 4th gen, Air, Mini, & Mini 2nd gen running iOS 7.x or later
  • iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5c, & 5s running iOS 7.x or later
  • iPod Touch running iOS 7.x or later



This product is available in the following languages:

  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish




  • Handheld USB powered spectrometer device for reflective and emissive targets
  • Diffraction grating spectrometer featuring 45°/0° optics
  • UV cut characteristic (Results are independent from brightener effects)
  • Measurement modes include: Emissive, Reflective Strip and Spot, and Ambient Light


  • Spectral analyzer: holographic diffraction grating with diode array
  • Spectral reporting: 10 nm, between 380nm, and 730nm


  • Measurement geometry: 45° / 0°
  • Measurement aperture: 6mm
  • Light source: White LED
  • Measurement characteristic: UV cut (M2)


  • Inter-instrument agreement: 0.6 ∆E*2000 average, max. 1.5 ∆E*2000 max. (deviation from X-Rite i1Studio manufacturing standard at a temperature of 23°C for single measurement mode on 12 BCRA tiles D50, 2°)
  • Short-term repeatability reflective: 0.1 ∆E*2000 (D50, 2°) typical, mean value of 10 measurements on white
  • Short-term repeatability emission: x, y: ±0.002 typical (5000K @ 80 cd/m2)



Monitor and Projector

  • Measurement aperture when device is in contact with display: 6mm
  • Measurement aperture for projector measurement to be calculated from ±8° degrees acceptance angle and distance from device to projection screen. Patch size should be at least twice that size to tolerate pointing errors.
  • Measurement range: 0...500 cd/m2
  • Measurement time – emission: 1.5 seconds typical



Scanning Mode Measurements

  • Recommended patch size in scanning direction: 20 mm
  • Maximum Scan speed using 20mm patches is 15 cm/sec

Spot Measurement Mode

  • Recommended patch size, 15mm; minimal patch size, 8mm
  • Measurement time – spot: 0.5 seconds typical


  • Approximated cosine receptor sensitivity


  • Interface: USB 1.1 and 2.0 compatible
  • Powered Supply: Device powered by USB, no additional power supply required
  • Windows and MAC OS support


  • Operating temperature: 10°C to 35°C
  • Storage temperature: -25°C to 60°C
  • Humidity: 15 - 80% non-condensing


X-Rite Photo & Video offer a wide range of colour management solutions to fit the needs of photographers, videographers, designers and image editors of all levels, that demand accurate colour within their workflow.

ColorChecker targets are specifically designed to control the colour at the start of the shoot, while monitor calibration solutions will ensure that those colours are accurately represented on-screen, saving valuable time and money in the editing phase. X-Rite also offer print calibration products which will ensure that your print colours are right first time, every time. If you value colour, you’ll choose X-Rite.