Textures saved in DDS format (DirectDraw surface) can be exported to any other common bitmap format, perhaps including the TrueVision TarGA format (.tga). This is usually done with some dedicated conversion utility, but may also be done with some graphics editors like Photoshop with a proper plugin installed.
Convert DirectDraw surface data to Truevision TarGA bitmap image.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .dds to .tga file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert dds to tga on Windows
A 3D modeling tool, 3D-Coat is the one application that has all the tools you need to take your 3D idea from a block of digital clay all the way to a production ready, fully textured organic or hard surface model.
Convert from dds file
to tga file
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 dds to tga. 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.
Adobe Photoshop is great photography editing software that offers numerous features, powerful tools and other breakthrough capabilities to offer their users maximum performance for image editing.
The latest version, Photoshop CC is available through the new Adobe Creative Cloud suite. The previous version was Photoshop CS6.
Multiplatform software - convert dds to tga on any platform
XnConvert is batch image processor for Windows, Apple Mac OS X and Linux that is compatible with 500 picture image file formats. It includes metadata editing features, transformation and adjustment effects, filters etc.