Nik Software: A Warning About Your License Information / by Luke Cartledge

cpl_collection_boxNik Software will be well-known to you as the crafters of some exceptionally powerfully software titles including SilverEfex Pro 2 and Sharpener Pro 3. What you may not know is that they where recently bought by Google. This is however not the main item of news. What is new is that you have until the 7th December 2012 to transfer your customer information, including licenses, across to Google to continue to receive support and upgrades.

Going forward, Google would like to provide you high-touch technical support for the Nik Software products. In order to be able to do this Google needs to receive the information that Nik Software has about you and your past software purchases such as your name, email address, purchase history, and any other interactions you have had with Nik Software. We ask for your agreement to transfer this data from Nik Software to Google Inc. This data will be used by Google for the purpose of providing you high-touch technical support for Nik Software products if you request such support. The data that is transferred to Google will be subject to the Google Privacy Policy.

Visit the following link to transfer your details:

UPDATE 05/03/2013: The above link is now dead and Nik Software is now available directly through