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cj8n
09-23-2004, 01:36 PM
Hi,

is there a preferred image format for textures in lightwave?

thanks

Chris

faulknermano
09-23-2004, 02:27 PM
traditionally, i used the targa file format. but now i prefer taking advantage of lw's ability to use PSDs. PSDs, being layer-able, give you an great amount of tweaking advantages (especially if you use adjustment layers). i dont think there is a performance hit at all, if i understand correctly that the image buffer of lw does no compression whatsoever. in other words, i understand that using a compressed JPEG file of the same resolution consumes the same amount of memory as a PSD file.