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Description: Direct Draw Surface (DDS) DataType
Download: dds_dt.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 27kb
Version: 52.2
Date: 19 Jun 08
Author: Fredrik Wikstrom
Submitter: Fredrik Wikstrom
Email: fredrik/a500 org
Homepage: http://a500.org
Category: datatype/image
Replaces: datatype/image/dds_dt.lha
License: Freeware
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.0
FileID: 3810
Comments: 1
Snapshots: 0
Downloads: 233  (Current version)
339  (Accumulated)
Votes: 0 (0/0)  (30 days/7 days)

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1. Copy dds.datatype to SYS:Classes/DataTypes/
2. Copy DDS(|.info) to DEVS:DataTypes/


 - Uncompressed truecolor
 - DXT1 compression
 - DXT2/3 compression
 - DXT4/5 compression
 - RXGB (Doom 3)

Indexed texture files are not supported (due to lack of test files).

Source code is included.


52.2 (19-Jun-2008)
 - Added support for RXGB format used for Doom 3 height maps (same as DXT5 but
   with red colour data stored in the alpha channel part, and no alpha channel)

52.1 (15-Jun-2008)
 - Implemented DXT2-5 compression support
 - Fixed a bug in the uncompressed alpha channel support

0.3 (12-Jun-2008)
 - Improved DXT1 support (fixes weird colored pixels with some files)

0.2 (11-Jun-2008)
 - Fixed bug in 32-bit truecolor support
 - Implemented DXT1 compression support

0.1 (10-Jun-2008)
 - First released version

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