A bitmap (raster image) used in a texture mapping process.

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Why are textures always square powers of two? What if they aren't?

Why are the resolution of textures in games always a power of two (128x128, 256x256, 512x512, 1024x1024, etc.)? Wouldn't it be smart to save on the game's file size and make the texture exactly fit ...
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Framebuffer texture shows as blank white when rendered after TrueTypeFont

I have a working framebuffer class. However, when I render out the framebuffer after rendering text with Slick2D's true type font class, it is completely white. Below is all of the classes that are ...
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Glass Material for Unity 5

Anyone know how to make a glass material in Unity 5? I can do metal and image textures, but not sure how to create a glass material. A search on Google would not get me anything for Unity 5 so it ...
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Spherical fractal noise generator in shader

I have a growing sphere in space, and I thought of having a procedural generated texture over it. Since it is growing, I thought a fractal would be a great choice, because more details would be ...
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Ericsson compression for normal and bump maps

how does ETC2 fares when compressing normal maps and bump/height maps? Since we are talking about using an algorithm created for visual fidelity, applied to vector and numerical data ⃰ I'm quite sure ...
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Is it necessary to use texture filtering if I use texture coordinate system?

I have one question about using texture filtering. It's clear when I used normalized texuture coordinates (in any API) for example from (0,0) to (1,1) it is necessary to use texture filtering because ...
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(LWJGL) Exporting Textures with JarSplice [duplicate]

I have another game that uses rectangles instead of textures which works fine. When I run it I get this error: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All ...
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OpenGL won't interpret attributes correctly when trying to apply textures

I'm going through open.gl tutorials. I'm at the point where I want to apply textures. The tutorial first introduces texture coordinates to the vertices[] array, and then adding the corresponding in, ...
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Unity C#: strange texture/sprite problems

I've been making a gallery style shooting game, like something you'd find at a carnival, with ducks to shoot. I'd made the game and it was all working fine. However opening it today, it doesn't look ...
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How do I render a PNG image with OpenGL?

I have an image (100×200 px) painted with Paint.NET and saved as a .png with 32-bit color depth. How can I render it using OpenGL 1.1 (with the LWJGL binding) or higher inside the display? I tried ...
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How can I scale up sprites but maintain visual quality?

I am using WebGL. I have an isometric grid which contains tiles. Some have 'tree' sprites on them. If I have my tree sprite loaded from a texture with a fixed resolution, when I zoom into the grid (...
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OpenGL not rendering textures

i'm using OpenGL 2.1 with SDL2.0 and i'm trying to render a texture, using this steps: load the image: Image* image = new Image(); image->image = SDL_LoadBMP(path.c_str()); if (!image->...
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glTextImage2D with GL_UNSIGNED_BYTE giving weird results while with GL_FLOAT just works, driver bug?

Update: OK, not being able to see the textures loaded by FreeImage was just one of the common mistakes when using modern OpenGL. My texture loading code did not set GL_TEXTURE_WRAP_S/T and ...
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SDL2 not rendering larger texture to smaller texture

With SDL2 I created texture1 of 28800 x 28800 which contains a drawing of a grass background all over the texture. Then I created texture2 of 2880 x 1620. Then I set the render target to texture2. ...
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How to fix texture edge artefacts?

This issue has been annoying me for a long time now and even after reading a lot of articles about it, I am still unable to fix the issue. First, to my setup. I'm using LWJGL for a 2D project, ...
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OpenGL textures make very low fps

I loaded some textures just one time before I go to my mainloop(glutMainLoop). I am using SDL for the texture loading. However, when I compile, my game is running at 6-10 fps. When I don't load the ...
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OpenGL SDL Texture doing really weird things

I am trying to render a .png image to the screen using C++, SDL and glut. This the texture I made using paint This is what I get on the screen: Does anyone have an idea what could cause this? ...
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Texture Not Rendering in C++ SDL OpenGL(glut)

I don't understand why my texture("texture.bmp"), is not showing on the screen. Please help me. The whole drawing function: ///HERE EVERYTHING IS BEING RENDERED void Main::display(){ int ...
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Android OpenGL and non premultiplied textures

As I understand it; by default all bitmaps will will get the alpha channel premultiplied in Android if loaded using BitmapFactory. My setup: I have a 32bit bitmap(.bmp) where the alpha channel has a ...
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GL_INVALID_OPERATION in glGenerateMipmap(incomplete cube map)

I'm trying to learn OpenGL and i'm using SOIL to load images. I have the following piece of code: GLuint texID = 0; bool loadCubeMap(const char * baseFileName) { glActiveTexture(GL_TEXTURE0); ...
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Cube map or 2D texture map

I'm trying to map quadsphere with COBE spherical cube (CSC) projection in OpenGL (wanna map planets). I managed to create a 2D texture and it works well except seams at edges. Then I learned that ...
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SDL2 SDL_CreateTexture returns pointer to existing texture

I have an initialized renderer in SDL2 that works fine. I create some textures from images using SDL_CreateTextureFromSurface and store them in a vector. Afterwards, I create an empty texture so as ...
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Best way to load multiple TextureRegion from multiple bitmaps in AndEngine

I've seen a lot of examples of AndEngine usage where some bitmaps are mapped into some TextureRegions and loaded into an Atlas. But what if I have a lot of bitmaps, where each bitmap is a sprite sheet,...
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Textured trapezoid in Monogame DirectX

I'm working on a 2D game, so most of the graphics are sprites. However, some elements are drawn using trianglestrips in Orthographic projection. The thing is that I can't do a 3D projection because ...
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How i can have Pressed texture on object in zbrush

i tried to have texture on object in zbrush that i succeeded but is not Pressed example a basic mesh that have simple texture is 4Mb it is not good for me. my problem is when i want apply texture on ...
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Texture not working on object

I have a project that I'm having a bit of trouble with. Let me try and explain. In short, I'm trying to apply a texture to an object, but instead it is a solid color. I built a building in "Autodesk ...
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combining multiple materials into one material (Unity)

I am confused with how should I texture my character. I am using blender for modelling. And while my model is too complex I dont want to use uv map techniuqe. I can get what I need with using ...
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What is the optimal texture size?

I recently added a texture packager to my project that will pack a certain amount of textures into a single one, like this: So for example this one is 582x1023 pixels in size. The goal of adding ...
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Texturing curves in blender

Im making a tree in blender with the sappling add-on, i've already textured the leaves, i want to know how to texture the trunk with a bark texture. Im using cycles render. Thanks in advance. :)
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Texturing in blender

I am texturing a tree in bender using the sappling add-on, when i put the tree bark texture (which is saved as .jpg) the texture looks stretched and wierd, ive used "Use UV for mapping" on the curve ...
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Need to produce an animated texture of Water where each image tiles in all directions

I need to produce a 2D 'animated' texture of "water" for a game in which each image tiles in 'all' directions, much like those produced by the Caustics Generator, but with the power and flexibility of ...
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Check if .dds texture is gamma-corrected

How can I check if .dds texture is gamma-corrected? It seems to be gamma-corrected since after manual gamma correction in fragment shader image is too bright. But I wanted to be sure.
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SDL_LoadBMP into glTexImage2D results in scewed colors

I read up on this but i can not find the error. Some suggest switching the format from RBA to RGBA but the surface data says it is 3 byte data. Here are snippets and results of my source. Loading ...
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Libgdx are textures off screen rendered?

Let's say that my code looks like this: OrtographicCamera camera=new OrthographicCamera(); camera.setToOrtho(true, 100, 150); SpriteBatch spriteBatch=new SpriteBatch(); spriteBatch....
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How to disable LockTexture for new level in unity?

i am building a game consist of 8 level. I use the following script to switch next level. But when i unlock a level the Lock Texture still remain in the window. I want to remove the lock texture when ...
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Mapping a 3D texture to a standard hollow-hull 3D model

I have 3D models which are typical hollow hulls. If such a model also had a 3D volumetric/voxel texture map then given a point P inside such a model, I'd like to be able to find its uvw coordinates ...
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Is is better to have multiple smaller or one big polygon

My game has some kind of minecraft (voxel) graphic and I have the opportunity to decide whether I want to render multiple smaller polygons or one big polygon. Which is better for performance?
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LightMap not working properly

I've made a chips bag model for my game: http://imgur.com/JcumRF4 And I textured it like this: http://imgur.com/wpyeACZ and I googled on how to make lightmaps all of them say "Smart UV project" ...
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Issue creating a dynamic seemless cube map

I have a function for building a cube map, given a location in space. I also have a system for displaying cubemaps (either loaded from images or given as a texture handle), and they work fine and are ...
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How do I store an FBO'S as a cube map?

As of late I've been trying to implement Cubemaps in my engine, and have managed to get the rendering side of them working. Currently, I'm trying to implement a function for creating them, but I ...
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How to preserve generated textures in XNA?

My game generates small "minimaps" for each room you go to, which are rendered onto render targets then stored in textures and displayed on the world map. When the game is saved, each new minimap is ...
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How can I create random noise that is seamless across modular game assets?

Does anyone know how I can create a texture for a modular tile, such that when the tiles are arranged, random weathering effects such as scratches will be continuous across seams? An example photo ...
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Texture not getting loaded in FBX , exported using FBX SDK

I'm working on an OpenGLES2 project (iOS) in which I have to export a scene/model in to FBX format, so that it can be opened using FBX review app. I have made up to the point where the model getting ...
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What's the proper way to set up a texture atlas in Unity 3D?

I am using Unity3d (free) to make a game with user-defined content (i.e., load in a map, it'll build the level for you). Everything is working as expected, except for the rendering. Note the ...
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Easy method of obtaining texture coordinates for sprite sheet

In my (OpenGL ES 2.0 Android) game, I use 2 types of Sprite Sheets. In one type all sprites/frames are of equal size and in the other they are all different shapes and sizes. It is the latter one to ...
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Unity UpdateExternalTexture from MovieTexture windows crash

I'm trying to play a MovieTexture object with a SpriteRenderer object. My code is working fine on OSX. It crashes my windows 7 exported game, and play mode in Unity editor in windows 7. I am sure ...
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Unity: how to apply programmatical changes to the Terrain SplatPrototype?

I have a script to which I add a Terrain object (I drag and drop the terrain in the public Terrain field). The Terrain is already setup in Unity to have 2 PaintTextures: 1 is a Square (set up with a ...
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What is the recommended way to store compressed textures in files?

Uncompressed textures can be stored in lossy formats such as jpeg and it saves a lot of hard drive space. However for obvious reasons you cannot do the same on compressed textures. So what is the ...
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Sphere Texture Mapping shows visible seams

As you can see from the above picture there is a visible seam in the texture mapping. The underlying mesh is a geosphere based on octahedron subdivisions. On that particular latitude, vertices have ...
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Premultiplied alpha, yea or nay?

Should I be using premultiplied alpha? Reading Tom Forsyth's article it seems a nobrainer. Premultiplied alpha (AKA additive blending) is superior in every sense. However, premultiplied alpha seems ...