Use XnView to transform *.BMP bitmap pictures to *.DDS DirectDraw surface file format. Open *.bmp file in XnView → File menu → Save As... → File format DDS - Direct Draw Surface → Fill the name box → click on Save button.
Convert Standard Windows bitmap image to DirectDraw surface data.
We have found 4 software records in our database eligible for .bmp to .dds file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert bmp to dds on Windows
A free photo and image editor
Convert from bmp file format
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned bmp to dds. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
A 3D modeling tool
Multiplatform software - convert bmp to dds on any platform
Cross-platform batch image transcoder compatible with 500 picture image formats
A popular utility for viewing and converting graphic files