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Convert DDS to PNG

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dds to png

How to convert dds to png?

Step 1

Upload dds-file

Select file, which you want to convert from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or drag and drop it on the page
Step 2

Select «to png»

Select png or any other format, which you want to convert (more 200 supported formats)
Step 3

Download your png file

Wait till your file will be converted and click download png -file

DirectDraw Surface

File extension .dds
File category images
Description OpenGL and Microsoft DirectX development environments use this type of format. This type of format is used to save bitmap images of user interface environs and textures. Here one can save compressed or uncompressed data. It is mainly used for developing 3D applications and games. Currently, game consoles are made based on this DDS format. This format has the ability to squeeze texture boxes “on the fly”, which causes performance improvement while running the application.
Technical details The DDS format was published along with the DirectX7.0 and DirectX8.0. Though it has an old connection with the DirectX series, it has the capability to be used with GLSL (OpenGL Shading Language) ARB finish squeezing extensions too. Direct 3D 10 increased the capacity of DDS files by increasing its textures, and the additional support needed to run with Direct3D 10.x and 11 texture formats.
Main program Adobe Photoshop
Developer Microsoft

Portable Network Graphics

File extension .png
File category images
Description PNG – is a scan-line graphic format developed as an alternative to GIF, which had a commercial license. Althought they are both raster image types. PNG is based on the best features of the predecessor, including lossless compression and transparent background support. The PNG technology ensures the preservation of all stages of editing and the restoration of the step with the preservation of quality. However, it does not allow to save several pictures in one file at once, which limits its use in the development of animated images.
Technical details The PNG extension was proposed as a tool that helps to transfer and store images on the World Wide Web. The technology is limited to an 8-bit transparency channel, so you can adjust the colors from opaque to transparent. It supports 24-bit RGB colors, matching images and shades of gray. However, as a non-professional format, PNG can not display other color spaces. Most programs allow to open such files, they can also run in any browser. Images are different in small weight with good quality.
Programs
Apple Preview
Microsoft Windows Photos
Adobe Photoshop CC
Corel Paint Shop Pro
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery Viewer
Main program Microsoft Paint
Developer PNG Development Group (donated to W3C)
MIME type
image/png

FAQ

❓ How can I convert dds to png?
Firstly, select a dds file you want to convert or drag and drop it. Secondly, select png or any other format you want to convert your file to. Then click convert and wait until your file is converted
⏳ How long should I wait to convert dds to png?
images conversion usually takes a few seconds. You will convert dds to png very quickly.
🛡️ Is it secure to convert dds to png on OnlineConvertFree?
Sure! We delete your uploaded and converted files, so nobody has access to your information. All types of conversion on OnlineConvertFree (including dds to png) is 100% safe.
📱 Can I convert dds to png without software installation?
Absolutely! OnlineConvertFree doesn’t require installation. You can convert any files (including dds to png) online on your computer or mobile.