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Here are 2 simple steps to convert your DDS to JPG using our fast and free DDS converter tool.
|Full Name||DirectDraw Surface|
The DDS file format was introduced my Microsoft in 1999 intended to be its standard image format for the DirectX 7 3D graphics Api. The format is used to store textures for use within 3D graphics and game environments and can be compressed or uncompressed.
The compression algorithm used by DDS was the previously proprietary S3 Texture Compression which could reduce the image file size down and was easy for the GPU to decompress in real-time. The format is still used and there are some 3rd party image editors that are compatible with the format.
|Full Name||Joint Photographic Experts Group|
|Opens With||Paint.Net, Photoshop|
The JPG file format is a popular image format most commonly used for the storage of digital photographs. The format implements a lossy-compression technology that allows for high levels of file compression with little perceptible loss of image quality making it an ideal format for photographs.
This format is one of the most used formats on the internet today with its small file sizes making it ideal for website images. Although there are newer image formats that may offer higher compression and quality the JPG is still and idela format for digital photos.
Our DDS imaging tool will accurately convert your DDS file into a JPG image file using our high quality internal 2D rendering to create your final JPG ready for download. Your DDS file will be analyzed pixel by pixel in order to produce the most accurate conversion possible.
First click the "Upload..." button, select your DDS file to upload. Your DDS file will be uploaded to our servers. When the DDS to JPG conversion has completed, you can download your JPG file straight away.
We aim to process all DDS to JPG conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files, so please be patient.
We aim to provide the best conversion experience. Our tools are under constant review and development with new features being added every week.
If you are converting your DDS file to a format that implements lossy-compression then yes, the quality will be reduced however the loss in quality is usually not noticeable and can result in much smaller file sizes.
No. When converting your DDS file our tool will not perform any resizing of your image and the resulting file will be the same resolution as your uploaded DDS file.