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Convert ICON to DDS

Convert ICON pictures to DDS format, edit and optimize pictures online and free.

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DirectDraw Surface (.dds)

DDS, which stands for DirectDraw Surface is a container file format developed by Microsoft for storing compressed and uncompressed pixel formats. It is often used for texturing video game unit models and storing digital photos and desktop backgrounds. Microsoft introduced the DDS format with DirectX 7.0 and has since introduced various improvements.

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How to convert ICON to DDS?

  1. Upload ICON File

    Start uploading a ICON picture by clicking the Choose File button or drag & dropping your ICON file.

  2. Select ICON Tools

    Use any available ICON to DDS tools on the preview page and click Convert.

  3. Download Your DDS

    You will be redirected to the download page to see the conversion status and download your DDS file.

Convert ICON to DDS

Frequently Asked Questions

How to change ICON format to DDS?

To change ICON format to DDS, upload your ICON file to proceed to the preview page. Use any available tools if you want to edit and manipulate your ICON file. Click on the convert button and wait for the convert to complete. Download the converted DDS file afterward.

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Convert ICON to DDS on macOS

Follow steps below if you have installed Vertopal CLI on your macOS system.

  1. Open macOS Terminal.
  2. Either cd to ICON file location or include path to your input file.
  3. Paste and execute the command below, substituting in your ICON_INPUT_FILE name or path. $ vertopal convert ICON_INPUT_FILE --to dds

Convert ICON to DDS on Windows

Follow steps below if you have installed Vertopal CLI on your Windows system.

  1. Open Command Prompt or Windows PowerShell.
  2. Either cd to ICON file location or include path to your input file.
  3. Paste and execute the command below, substituting in your ICON_INPUT_FILE name or path. $ vertopal convert ICON_INPUT_FILE --to dds

Convert ICON to DDS on Linux

Follow steps below if you have installed Vertopal CLI on your Linux system.

  1. Open Linux Terminal.
  2. Either cd to ICON file location or include path to your input file.
  3. Paste and execute the command below, substituting in your ICON_INPUT_FILE name or path. $ vertopal convert ICON_INPUT_FILE --to dds

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