How to Convert TGA to JPEG or PNG on Mac and Windows?
What is TGA file?
TGA is a raster graphics file format that developed by Truevision. TGA files commonly have the extension ".tga" on PC Windows systems, and ".tpic" on Macintosh systems. The TGA file format is used by high-end paint application programs and is commonly used for video game graphics. It is capable of representing bitmaps ranging from black and white, indexed colour, and RGB colour, the format also supports various compression methods.
When do you need to convert TGA to other image formats?
Though TGA format has so many advantages, you may still get into trouble if you know nothing about it. Due to TGA is a special image format, you must use some image viewer software to open it. Meanwhile, it can not be opened or viewed on most of portable devices. So, when you computer does not have professional image viewer or when you want to transfer the TGA images to your portable devices for viewing, you need to convert TGA images to other formats.
What are the ideal formats for you to convert into?
In order to make sure that the images can be opened and viewed on your computer or other portable devices without problem after converting, you must convert TGA images to most popular formats. JPEG or PNG may be the ideal format to be converted into. These two image formats are used widely by us and they are supported by most of portable devices. In most cases, you will have no problem to open or view JPEG/PNG images on computer and portable devices.
What is the easiest and reliable way to do the conversion?
You can find plenty of image converter on the market, but not every software can convert TGA format images. AppleMacSoft Graphic Converter is full-featured TGA converter which can let you convert TGA images to other formats freely. And it provider users with two version, so whether you are a Windows user or Mac user, you can always download the right version to finish the image conversion by yourself without difficulties.
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The short description of how to convert TGA to JPEG or PNG images:
- Step 1: Load TGA Images to the Program.
After downloading and installing AppleMacSoft Graphic Converter on your computer, you will get the main interface
below when you launch the program. Here you need to add your TGA images to the program. This convenient software
give you two ways for uploading TGA images.
- Add single or several TGA images at the same time - click "Add images to convert".
- Add one whole folder to convert - Click "Add folder to convert" icon.
Tips: You can select the images you do not need in the file list and remove them by clicking "Remove Selected" button.
And you can preview the selected TGA picture in the lower right corner.
- Step 2: Set the Output Parameters.
The next step you need to do is to set the output parameters in the right side, you can find three options over there.
Here you have to set the output format as JPEG or PNG, and then use the option "Target folder" to specify the
destination folder. If your want to resize the output images, you can set the size
in the "resize" option.
- Step 3: Convert TGA to JPEG or PNG
Once you have set all things, just click the "Convert" icon. Then this incredible software will start to convert
the TGA images. According to our test and the feedback from our users, the whole conversion process is really fast,
normally only takes 3 - 5 seconds. When the conversion is finished, you can go to the selected folder and
you will find the converted images there.
Now you can transfer these images to your portable device for viewing or upload them to your website/blog! You can try our free trial version before buying it!
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You can use Graphic Converter under Windows and Mac operating systems with the same license.
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