jpg to dds OK in DXT5 but not in DXT1 ?

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PhM34
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jpg to dds OK in DXT5 but not in DXT1 ?

Post by PhM34 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:25 pm

Hi Pierre,
I knew many years XnView but I never used NConvert.
I have the latest version (v6.05 NConvert Windows XP) and I can not understand how to choose the type of output format dds. From a jpg, I would need a conversion to DXT1 dds and I can get that in the dds DXT5.
Is this possible and if so, how indicated that choice?
In any case, I join this community to congratulate you for this fantastic work spread over so many years!
Philippe, Montpellier France

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start C:\XnView\nconvert -out dds -resize 2048 2048 file1.jpg

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Re: jpg to dds OK in DXT5 but not in DXT1 ?

Post by xnview » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:59 am

No sorry currently no way to choose compression...
Pierre.

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Re: jpg to dds OK in DXT5 but not in DXT1 ?

Post by quintus » Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:49 pm

xnview wrote:No sorry currently no way to choose compression...
This is unfortunate, it basically makes XnConvert/nConvert useless for converting to DDS, as a developer will always want to select the optimum pixel format based on the source material. I always use a mix of DXT1, DXT1a, DXT3, and DXT5.

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Re: jpg to dds OK in DXT5 but not in DXT1 ?

Post by the_papy » Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:58 am

any update now for DXT5?

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