Adobe Photoshop Elements and dds files

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Oct 29, 2019

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Is it possible to get technical help with this product? If so, how do I open and edit dds files.

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Jeff Arola Adobe Community Professional , Oct 29, 2019
You didn't try this plugin i suggested earlier?   http://fnordware.blogspot.com/2014/09/dds-plug-in-for-after-effects-and.html     Photoshop elements won't open/save DDS files without installing a third party plugin.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
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You didn't try this plugin i suggested earlier?

 

http://fnordware.blogspot.com/2014/09/dds-plug-in-for-after-effects-and.html

 

 

Photoshop elements won't open/save DDS files without installing a third party plugin.

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Problem solved.

I installed the above plugin but it did not work. I retraced my steps and found that I had made foolish mistake.

Manually copied the plugin to the host application plugin folder and checked yes to install extra plugin.

Worked perfectly. I was able to open the dds file, edit it and save it as various other file formats that I needed, in this case a png.

All good, thank you

 

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Moving to Photoshop Elements forum from the Photoshop forum.

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I'm currently trying out PS Elements since CS/PS5.5 is struggling with Win 10.  I already have Nvidia’s Photoshop DDS plugin – will this work for Elements?  And if so how do I get Elements to use the plugin?  I’ve just attempted to open a DDS and got the “invalid file format” message.

 

For Photoshop 5.5 I just installed Nvidia’s executable told it to associate the DDS “converter” with Photoshop and automagically I could open/edit/save/save as DDS (I think; I installed the plugin more than 10 years ago).  Do I just need to re-run  Nvidia’s executable?

 

Thanx for any help.

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Nov 15, 2020

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sorry to bother you, however for me this is not working, i am directly copying it into my plug-ins / file formats folder and it will not let me save or open dds files

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What operating system and version of photoshop elements are you using?

 

Which DDS plugin are you trying to install?

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i am using adobe elements 15 on a windows 10 desktop
thanks for replying 😄

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