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Free Online DDS to JPG Converter

Please note: Your DDS file, once uploaded to our server will be deleted 1 hour after upload so please download your converted DDS file before this time.

How to Convert your DDS to JPG Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your DDS to JPG using our fast and free DDS converter tool.

Upload your DDS file

Click the "Upload a DDS File" button, then select a DDS to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Download your JPG

Click the download link to receive your JPG file.

File format information for DDS and JPG

ExtensionDDS
Full NameDirectDraw Surface
TypeImage
Mime Typeimage/vnd-ms.dds
FormatBinary
Opens WithPaint.Net

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.

ExtensionJPG
Full NameJoint Photographic Experts Group
TypeImage
Mime Typeimage/jpeg
FormatBinary
Opens WithPaint.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.

Information for converting from DDS to JPG

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my DDS file to JPG?

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.

How long does it take to convert my DDS to JPG?

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.

How accurate is the DDS to JPG conversion?

We aim to provide the best conversion experience. Our tools are under constant review and development with new features being added every week.

Is there any loss in quality when converting my DDS file?

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.

Will the conversion affect the resolution of my converted DDS file?

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.