DirectDraw surface files (*.dds) can be created from any bitmap/raster sources, including the PNG format. This is used for creating new textures, mainly for gaming purposes.
Convert Portable Network Graphic to DirectDraw surface data.
We have found 4 software records in our database eligible for .png to .dds file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert png 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 png 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 png 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, 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.
Multiplatform software - convert png 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).