Textures saved in DDS format (DirectDraw surface) can be exported to any other common bitmap format, including TIFF format (.tif, .tiff). This is usually done with a dedicated conversion utility (for example DDS Converter), but may also be done with some graphics editors like Photoshop with a proper plugin installed.
Convert DirectDraw surface data to Aldus Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) bitmap image.
We found 5 software records in the database related to .dds to .tif file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert dds to tif on Windows
A 3D modeling tool
Convert from dds 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 dds to tif. 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 free graphics and photo editor and authoring tool
A converter for DirectDraw surface images
Multiplatform software - convert dds to tif on any platform
A popular utility for viewing and converting graphic files
Cross-platform batch image transcoder compatible with 500 picture image formats