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Converting SMD to WEBP

SMD is a 3D model format associated with software developed by Valve Corporation. A well-known name in the gaming industry, Valve is the creator of Half-Life, Counter Strike, Dota 2 and other highly popular video games. SMD files are developed via Source, a game engine owned by Valve, and contain a three-dimensional model compiled using a command-line utility called Studiomdl Data and a QC script.

WebP is an image file format released by Google in 2010 with the aim of challenging the leading positions of JPG and PNG in the domain of storing and transferring digital images. The purpose of the WebP format is to improve the speed of browsing by offering the same quality as JPEG or PNG, but in a smaller size. WebP images can contain both lossy and lossless compression. They continue, however, to be incompatible with some image viewers and browsers, and are often described by analysts as "work in progress" — a format that still needs to be developed.

So, how to change SMD into WEBP?

The quick and simple way to handle your files is to get a quality piece of software, such as reaConverter. Although it is fast, this software is extremely efficient in managing a wide range of conversions. As you will soon realize, reaConverter will help you avoid spending countless hours trying to figure out how to convert SMDs. But at the same time, it will allow you to apply a wide range of editing options.

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Load SMD Files

Start reaConverter and load all the .smd files you intend to convert into .webp because, as opposed to most free online converters, reaConverter supports batch conversion. So you can save the time and energy you would lose with doing repetitive operations.

Select SMDs from a folder or by drag-and-dropping them directly into the reaConverter window.

Choose Output Folder

Go to the Saving options tab and decide where you want to save new .webp files. You can also spend a few more moments to apply additional editing to the images prepared for conversion.

Select WEBP as Output Format

Then pick the WEBP as output format. To help you do this, a series of buttons is conveniently placed at the bottom of the reaConverter window, so you can simply press on the one you need or click Plus button to add new options.

Then simply press the Start button and your conversion will begin in no time!

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Command-line interface

Advanced users can convert SMD to WEBP via command-line interface in manual or automated mode. You are welcome to contact our technical support when you have any questions about reaConverter.

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