Convert apv to dds Online: apv2dds
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Atari AP3 .APV to Direct Show Surface
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Atari AP3 is an image format with extension APV.
DDS are files invented by Microsoft to be used in games, mostly as textures. Images can be compressed to save space but the compression methods defined by DDS are all very fast in terms of coding and decoding.