DDS to XWD - Convert image online
|#||Output File||Source File||Action|
How to convert DDS to XWD:
1. Click the "Choose Files" button to select multiple files on your computer or click the dropdown button to choose an online file from URL, Google Drive or Dropbox. Image file size can be up to 200M. You can use file analyzer to get source image's detailed information such as image size, resolution, quality and transparent color.
2. Set target image format, image quality and image size. You can use the original image size or select the "Change width and height" option and enter a custom image size. The format is [width]x[height], for example: 1920x1080. The image quality option only works on a few image formats such as JPG, WEBP or AVIF. The value ranges from 1 (lowest image quality and highest compression) to 100 (best quality but least effective compression). If this value is blank, the converter will use the estimated quality of your input image if it can be determined, otherwise 92. The target image format can be JPG, PNG, TIFF, GIF, HEIC, BMP, PS, PSD, WEBP, TGA, DDS, EXR, J2K, PNM, SVG, etc.
3. Click the "Convert Now!" button to start batch conversion. It will automatically retry conversion on another server if one fails, please be patient while converting. The output files will be listed in the "Conversion Results" section. Click icon to show file QR code or save file to online storage services such as Google Drive or Dropbox.
DDS vs XWD:
|Full name||Microsoft Direct Draw Surface||X Windows System Window Dump|
|Developed by||Microsoft||X Window System|
|Type of format||Texture files||Image file formats|
|Introduction||The DirectDraw Surface container file format (uses the filename extension DDS), is a Microsoft format for storing data compressed with the proprietary S3 Texture Compression (S3TC) algorithm, which can be decompressed in hardware by GPUs.||In the X Window System, the program xwd (X Window dump) captures the content of a screen or of a window and optionally saves it into a file.|
|Technical details||The DirectDraw Surface format is useful for storing graphical textures and cubic environment maps as a data file, both compressed and uncompressed. The Microsoft Windows file extension for this data format is '.dds'.||xwd runs in one of two ways: if a user specifies the whole screen or the name or identifier of a window as an argument, the program captures the content of the window; otherwise, it changes the shape of the cursor and waits for the user to click in a window, whose content is then captured.|
|Associated programs||Adobe Photoshop||GIMP, ImageMagick, Netpbm, XnView|
|Wikipedia||DDS on Wikipedia||XWD on Wikipedia|