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How to open and edit textures in .ydd files?



  • How to open and edit textures in .ydd files? I see textures in OpenIV but i cannot edit them



  • You can extract textures from OpenIV and edit them, as .dds files. You need imaging software that can support .dds. Paint.net is one, another is Photoshop with a plugin. However not all textures are .dds, some are png and they can be exported as jpg, bmp, png, dds.

    The texture files in GTAV are the ones ending in ytd. If you want to replace textures just import them back into OpenIV.

    Here is a good tool to extract as well.
    https://www.gta5-mods.com/tools/texture-toolkit

    Or use Codewalker's RPF Explorer



  • No i mean specular maps and normal maps that are already "embedded" in the .ydd model. I often see this on mp clothes models



  • @RadiantBrood There would be 2 ways to go about this:
    Method 1:
    Extract the ydd as OpenFormats, you should be able to see and edit the embedded textures.
    Once finished editing the textures, import the Openformats to OpenIV.

    Method 2:
    Drag and drop the ydd in a folder (preferably on your Desktop). Download Texture toolkit
    Drag and drop the ydd on the texture toolkit.exe
    Select the texture you want, go to File>Save



  • I'll try it, thank you


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