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TGA file

This page contains information on the TGA file extension (Truevision Targa Graphic file)

File extension.TGA, .VST, .ICB, .VDA, .WIN
CategoryImage File
DescriptionTGA is a raster graphic format with color depth up to 32 bits per pixel. Images are with direct or true color. The major purpose is the creation of high-quality images, mostly for video games. It was one of the first programs offering 16 mln color palette. It is open source, but has poor support among modern file viewers. TGA stores image data in uncompressed form and provides ability of efficient data compression, better than PNG or JPEG. Images can be compressed by lossless RLE algorithm.
Associated programsAdobe Photoshop
Corel Paint Shop Pro
GIMP
Painter
Developed byTruevision
MIME typeimage/x-targa
image/x-tga
Useful linksGet more information about PCL at fileinfo.com
TGA file description in wikipedia

Convert TGA files

Using CoolUtils Online TGA Converter it is possible to convert TGA files to a variety of other formats:

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