.DDS File Extension
File TypeDirectDraw Surface
|Category||Raster Image Files|
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
A DDS file is an image file saved in a raster image format used by Microsoft DirectX to store textures and environments. It can store compressed and uncompressed pixel formats and is sometimes used for storing Windows desktop backgrounds or wallpapers. The file is also used for texturing video game unit models.