User:Neovalen/Skyrim Revisited - Legendary Edition/DDSOpt Processing

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Skyrim Revisited: Legendary Edition
DDSOpt Processing Subguide
Last Update: 17:47:36 1 September 2013 (UTC)

DDSOpt textures processing instructions:

Run DDSOpt. *Note: Do NOT run this through Mod Organizer. DO run this as an Administrator.*
Click the [Browse] button near the top text-box and select the mod folder to optimize.
Click the [Browse] button near the bottom text-box and select <Mod Organizer Path>/mods/<Mod To Be Optimized> Optimized as the output directory.
Check the "Show Recursive" box below the center text-box.
Click the red [X] to deselect all files.
In the center text box, type "*.dds" and then click [Apply].
Click the green checkmark to select all filtered files.
In the center text box, type "*_n.dds" and then click [Apply].
Click the red [X] to deselect all files.
In the center text box, type "*_msn.dds" and then click [Apply].
Click the red [X] to deselect all files.
Clear the center text box and click [Apply].
In the "Constraints" tab, select the appropriate resolution limit (both compressed and uncompressed) to the setting instructed in the guide.
Click the [Process] button in the bottom right corner.


DDSOpt normal maps processing instructions:

Run DDSOpt. *Note: Do NOT run this through Mod Organizer. DO run this as an Administrator.*
Click the [Browse] button near the top text-box and select the mod folder to optimize.
Click the [Browse] button near the bottom text-box and select <Mod Organizer Path>/mods/<Mod To Be Optimized> Optimized as the output directory.
Check the "Show Recursive" box below the center text-box.
Click the red [X] to deselect all files.
In the center text box, type "*_n.dds" and then click [Apply].
Click the green checkmark to select all filtered files.
In the center text box, type "*_msn.dds" and then click [Apply].
Click the green checkmark to select all filtered files.
Clear the center text box and click [Apply].
Open the "Constraints" tab and select the appropriate resolution limits specified in the guide.
Click the [Process] button in the bottom right corner.


After processing both textures and normals, do the following:

Select "8192x8192" in the available drop downs for "Resolution Limit".
Close DDSOpt.
Right-click the Mod Organizer mod list and select "Refresh".
Drag the newly created mod <Mod Name> Optimized directly below the original mod and activate it.