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BLP Laboratory

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Nov 23, 2008
What is it?
BLP Laboratory (short name is "BLP Lab") is the application for viewing and converting BLP (Warcraft texture) files.

Current version is 0.3.0 build 307. You can download it > HERE <


  • Works with BMP, JPG, TGA, PNG, BLP (can open BLP2);
  • Can do batch conversion between formats specified above;
  • Can add/remove alpha channel when saving;
  • Shows detailed information about BLP;
  • Contains special saving methods, which will make BLP files smaller;
  • Allows to view alpha mask and alpha channel.

  • Toadcop :: program icons, support;
  • Dron, Hellfim :: ideas;
  • Magos & BlacKDicK :: BLP specification;
  • Gustavo Daud :: PNG Image;
  • All who tested this in early versions.

What I'm planning to do:
  • BLP comments
  • BLP optimization
  • Image browser (thumbnails or something similar)
  • Full TGA support (color maps, black & white)
  • Automatic quality choice
  • DDS support

If you have some questions, new ideas or found bugs, feel free to post about them here.
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