Textures in DirectDraw surface format (.dds) can be created from all kinds of raster graphics, including GIF format. Usually this done either in a graphics editor like Photoshop with a special plugin installed, or with some kind of dedicated modding tool for certain engine.
Convert Graphics interchange file format to DirectDraw surface data.
We have found 3 software records in our database eligible for .gif to .dds file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert gif to dds on Windows
Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for Windows platform. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.
Convert from gif file
to dds 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 gif 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.
Multiplatform software - convert gif to dds 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.
A free (for non-commercial purposes) powerful cross-platform media browser, viewer and converter. Compatible with more than 500 formats and also supports export to 70 different file formats. It works on Windows, Linux and macOS (OS X).