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    Default DDs to ACE

    is there a program to convert DDs files to Ace?
    also tiff and TGA to Ace?
    BigJohn
    Last edited by bigjohn; 08-14-2022 at 10:47 PM.

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    ok sorry for the interruption I found a converter online and converted Tiff files to TGA files. now I need to convert TGA to ACE
    wow, that was a mouth full
    BigJohn

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    AceIt and TGAtool will convert .tgas to .ace.
    I find AceIt a little easier to use.
    If you use OpenRails .dds files don't need conversion.

    Randy

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    .PSD (paint program document) ===> .TGA (via plugin) ===> .ACE (via AceIt) = Texture compatible with old sim.

    .PSD (paint program document) ===> .DDS (via plugin) = Texture compatible with newer sim.

    Why bother with the extra conversion step to achieve a format used only by the moldy oldie sim? Is this one of those 'lets move on' inflection points that Microsoft is going to solve by making Aceit non-functional on newer operating systems?

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    DXTBmp is one I have used for MSTS/OR and MSFS.
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    Here at home, in the railroad mayhem capital of the world.

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    Ok thanks for the insights into my dilemma, I'm converting DDs files to use in the "moldy oldy sim" for my great-grandson. I use OR but due to its complexity, a 5-year-old needs something easier. We watch trains every day on the Mojave sub and on the loop in California, he's a train nut as am I.
    BigJohn

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    thank's all
    I used AceIt worked great

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigjohn View Post
    thank's all
    I used AceIt worked great
    You're a "great" Great Grandfather bigjohn!!!!
    Kevin Kelleher

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