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How to open .DDS file extension?

File Type : FPS Creator Texture (The Game Creators Ltd.)
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .DDS file extension?

.DDS file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Raster image format used by Microsoft DirectX to store textures and environments; can store compressed and uncompressed pixel formats; sometimes used for storing Windows desktop backgrounds or wallpapers; also used for texturing video game unit models.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .DDS files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • File Viewer Lite
  • Windows Texture Viewer
  • NVIDIA Texture Tools
  • NVIDIA DDS Thumbnail Viewer
  • Microsoft DirectX Texture Editor
  • dotPDN
  • XnViewMP
  • DXTBmp
  • ideaMK DDS Viewer
  • IrfanView with IrfanView Formats plugin
  • Adobe Photoshop with NVIDIA DDS plugin
  • GIMP with DDS plugin
  • Crytek Crysis
  • XnViewMP
Apple Mac OS X:
  • XnViewMP