Texture and VTex Errors

These documents detail some of the more common errors pertaining to compiling textures for Source straight from 3ds Max with Wall Worm tools.

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Vtex.exe - ERROR: Can't convert image from RGBA8888 to DXT1 in CalcLowResImage

Posted on Feb 13, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 13, 2012

This error occurs if you are trying to compile an image that has a dimension that isn't a Power of 2.

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Vtex.exe - Problem figuring out outputdir

Posted on Feb 13, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 13, 2012

You can get this error when you've saved your TGA files to an incorrect path.

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Studiomdl.exe and Vtex.exe - Unable to find gameinfo.txt

Posted on Feb 13, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 13, 2012

This error usually indicates Steam did an update or you are working with a mod that doesn't use the Steam VProject setting. Read the fix here.

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