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Convert your DDS file to STL

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Use our free and fast online tool to convert your DDS (DirectDraw Surface) image or logo into 3D STL (Standard Triangle Language) mesh/model files suitable for printing with a 3D printer or for loading into your favourite 3D editing package.

How to Convert your DDS to STL Online?

Here are 3 simple steps to create an STL file from a DDS file.

Upload a DDS

Click the "Upload a File" button and select a DDS to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Select your Options

Set the dimensions and other options and click the "Convert to STL" button to convert your DDS to STL.

Download your STL

Click the download link once completed to receive your STL file.

FAQ

What is the maximum DDS image resolution I can upload?

The DDS image you upload can be any size, however our tool will resize it to a maximum of 600x600 pixels for normal users and for those who have paid for a premium subscription this is increased to a maximum of 1000x1000 pixels.

What STL formats can I convert to?

Our tool will save all STL files in binary format. Optionally, our tool will allow you to save to the non-standard color STL format.

How can I convert my DDS file to STL?

First click the "Upload..." button, select your DDS file to upload. Select any configuration options. When the DDS to STL conversion has completed, you can download your STL file straight away.

How long does it take to convert my DDS to STL?

We aim to process all DDS to STL conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds but can be more for larger more complex files so please be patient.

How accurate is the DDS to STL conversion?

We aim to create the most accurate conversions with our tools. Our tools are under constant development with new features and improvements being added every week.

Is it safe to convert my DDS to STL on ImageToStl.com?

Yes, of course! We do not store the DDS file you submit to us. The resulting STL file, once created is deleted 1 hour after upload and the download link will expire after this time.

Can I convert DDS to STL on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our DDS to STL tool will run on any system with a modern web browser. No specialist software is needed to run any of our conversion tools.

What if I am using an Ad Blocker, will that affect things?

Yes. Although you can use an Ad Blocker, if you like our DDS conversion tool please consider white-listing our site. When an Ad Blocker is enabled there are some conversion limits on some of our tools and processing/conversion times will be longer.