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 have found 4 software records in our database eligible for .dds to .tiff file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert dds to tiff on Windows
One of the best bitmap graphic editing program
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 tiff. 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
A free graphics and photo editor and authoring tool
A converter for DirectDraw surface images