hey, my question is this: if i look at filefront and look at a skin i see sometimes written by the author : if the file does not work? try unchecking texture compression now i have a good pc and dont want to uncheck texture compression because i like good graphics but how come that some files dont work with texture compression is it the dds? now if an experianced modder can tell me the awenser to this question and maybe even tell me if it is possible to do something that they do work with texture compression on thx. greets Christian:naughty:
Yes it's the dds.
The costum skin will only work if the skin is in .dds format, back when people still modded the game the modders didn't know this or could not create .dds files. This is why they chose for the .tga or .jpg format, but those won't work with texture compression on.
OK thx so if i am correct if i put the texture file in dds next to the tga in the texture folder it should work? that should not be to difficult i have a program that can change tga to dds but if you have good (AND FREE) programs that can do the same job good please note them here Greetzh Christian
XNView does the job for you :) Free and safe.
HGen_SnakeXNView does the job for you :) Free and safe.
ok i downloaded xnview 1.82.4 and started converting but there whas one problem it just doesnt work when i convert the weap (Tga file) to dds i get the dds file in a strange picture with alot of colors very strange what did i do wrong? i guess you use it so can you give me a tuturial about how u convert those images so i can do it the right way thx Christian
I used to use it, but I never had problems with it :/
Edit: Try this.
25th August 2006
Hi, i got the same proplem, i wanna use Stock Replacment skins with TC on, i got XNView, i got DDS thingi macig and i got the pk3....now what?