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what DDS format do you save your skins?

Discussion in 'netKar PRO' started by Tariq Gamil, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Tariq Gamil

    Tariq Gamil
    Premium Member

    Hi there. I've recently got into skin making in netKar PRO. I'm unfamiliar with the dds format so can anyone tell me which DDS format (DXT1, DXT3, DXT5 etc.) to use when saving the skin in the end? Thank you
  2. Tariq Gamil

    Tariq Gamil
    Premium Member

    Thanks Tomas :) After some trial and error, I found that I should use the setting you mentioned since it has a good ratio of size to quality.

    Can I ask though, how did you make the body2.dds for your skin? Personally, I just applied a 28% opacity black layer (to match a similair shading to your Shelby Cobra skin) over the original skin for body2.dds, is this right or have I done it wrong?
  3. Tariq, I dont know what body2.dds is for.. I just noticed as you that it's darker. I applied a curves layer instead.

    My first guess was that the smaller texture is for replays rendering the car in further distance, but then why darker? I dont know but please tell if you find out ;)