[Gimp-user] saving DDS files

It might help someone give you a meaningful answer if you give a few
more details.

Gimp 2.10.12 will export a dds file in various formats. If you are not
using the latest version you should update.

Which export option do you use? see screenshot 01

The png you posted does not have an alpha channel. Is that

It does however, resemble an image with transparent areas, exported to
a dds file (DXT5) screenshot 02

Sorry I can not help more. I do not play any computer games. 

If you do not get a sensible answer from this forum in a reasonable
time, my advice is, ask your questions on a dedicated games forum.

I am using 2.10.12. I use the BC3.DXT5 option to save. The PNG was an Image I
downlaoded from the web as 'transparent'. That's all I know. Most of the game
modders use Adobe so much of the advice is not applicable with Gimp. I am  new
to working with DDS files so I dont know what info someone would need to know.
My question pertains to how to make the PNG I posted transparent while retaining
the color intensity as the original. An example of use would be a 2 layer dress
with a solid white skirt with a pale pink transparent outer layer using the PNG
design as its texture. So far my conversions are grainy and washed out as I

Sorceress99 (via www.gimpusers.com/forums)

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