Where is everything going when I install?

Topaz Labs software installs to several different locations. The reason for this is that some of our products are plugins, and some of them are what are referred to as standalone applications. The difference between the two is quite simple. Plugins require another application to be accessed. Standalone applications, however, can be launched directly, without needing another application. The two types of applications means that there are varied places that we must install the files to. See the tables below to determine exactly which files are placed in while folder/directory.


 Mac

File Type Location
Plugins and Associated Presets System Library/Application Support/Topaz Labs/
System Libraries /usr/local/lib/
Presets for Standalone Products User Library/Application Support/Topaz Labs/
PhotoFXlab Applications/Topaz Labs/Topaz photoFXlab.app
Adjust 5.2 Applications/Topaz Labs/Topaz Adjust 5.app
DeNoise 6 Applications/Topaz DeNoise 6.app
Glow 1 Applications/Topaz Glow.app
Glow 2 Applications/Topaz Glow 2.app
Impression 1 Applications/Topaz Impression.app
Impression 2 Applications/Topaz Impression 2.app
ReMask 5 Applications/Topaz ReMask 5.app
Simplify 4.2 Applications/Topaz Labs/Topaz Simplify 4.app
Texture Effects Applications/Topaz Texture Effects.app
Texture Effects 2 Applications/Topaz Texture Effects 2.app

 Windows

File Types 32bit OS 64bit OS
32bit Libraries/DLLs C:\Program Files\Common Files\Topaz Labs C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Topaz Labs
64bit Libraries/DLLs Not Applicable C:\Program Files\Common Files\Topaz Labs
Plugin Applications and Associated Presets C:\Program Files\Topaz Labs C:\Program Files (x86)\Topaz Labs
Standalone Application Presets %localappdata%\Topaz Labs\ %localappdata%\Topaz Labs\
Adjust 5.2
DeNoise 6
Glow 1
Glow 2
Impression 1
Impression 2
Simplify 4.2
Texture Effects 1
Texture Effects 2
Not Compatible with 32bit OS C:\Program Files\Topaz Labs\
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