Dds Plugin For Photoshop Mac

 

This simple guide will run you through the necessary steps of installing a .dds plugin for Photoshop CS 6.

Intel has extended Photoshop. to take advantage of the latest image compression methods via plugin. The purpose of this plugin is to provide a tool for artists to access superior compression results at optimized compression speeds within Photoshop. Download Plugin. Before Compression 769k TGA. After BC7 Fine Compression 257k DDS. A plug-in for Adobe Photoshop to support.DDS files based on DirectXTex to provide full support for all formats. NVIDIA has a DDS plugin in for Adobe Photoshop, but it does not support the 'DX10' header extension, BC6H, or BC7. Download the DDS Plugin on the NVIDIA web site to download. Click the 'Download' Button, and select the 'Texture Tools for Adobe Photoshop'. With the help of this Photoshop plug-in, you can search for icons within Photoshop that you can download in different formats including PNG, SVG, and PSD. Published by Alien Skin, Eye Candy is a well-known plug-in among Photoshop users.

What is DDS ?

The DirectDraw Surface container file format (uses the filename extension DDS), is a Microsoft formatfor storing data compressed with the proprietary S3 Texture Compression (S3TC) algorithm, which can be decompressed in hardware by GPUs.

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By default, Photoshop CS 6 is unable to read a .dds file. We need to grab the NVIDIA Texture Tools from here. These set of tools contain the NVIDIA Normal Map filter, the NVIDIA DDS plug-in, Mipster (A mip-map generation script) and the Cube Map Shuffler.

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The NVIDIA Texture Tools for Adobe Photoshop are compatible with Adobe Photoshop 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, 7.0, CS, CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5 and CS6.

Hitting the download button will take you to the download page. In my case, I’ll choose Windows [64-bit]. Launch the .exe file you just downloaded. It’ll ask you to register the product by Name and Organization. I choose something random here as all my work is done for personal use.

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It should find your installation directory automatically. In my case, it is D:Program FilesAdobeAdobe Photoshop CS6 (64 Bit) and click [Next]

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To verify that everything was installed correctly, navigate to Program FilesAdobeAdobe Photoshop CS6 (64 Bit)Plug-insFileFormats and you should see your new .DDS plugin installed.