Material Creation

Name / Purpose
Defacto tool for texture management in GoldSrc
Toolset and tutorials for creating good GoldSrc materials
Gimp tools
Small collection of GIMP plugins for Valves Engines
Wavelength PalMerge
GFX Wad compiler taken from
Wad Configuration Manager
a tool to help manage WAD configurations.
Half-Life Weapon Sprite Definition Generator
Well, actually an editor for weapon sprites
Quick Tiler
Photoshop plugin that creates tiled images for game
TGA Tool
Simple Interface program to allow the easy editing of the 24 bit Bmp & 32 bit Targas
NVidia Photoshop Normals Plugin
Photoshop plugins for normal map creation
VMTMaker (TN Skoop)
VMT Creation Tool
Older tool for creating textures in Quake & HL
Convert TGA's into a DuDv format, without the need of having Steam to be running
This is a simple seamless skybox bitmap generator. It generates
six bitmaps which can be used as the textures on a skybox within
a game engine
Wavelength PalMerge
Paletted images merger for half life
Sprite Maker
Create sprites for GoldSrc
Half-Life Texture Tools
Half-Life Texture Tools - create and view wad and spr files
VTF Edit
Widely used VTF editing tool
Put together a sprite from a series of .bmp files
View sprites and play them back
Sprite Fixer
Useful for locking sprites to Z-axis rotations.
Decal converter
Turn images into Decal files (WAD format)
Material Enumerator
This programm lists all materials wich are used in your selected vmf.
Targa Tool
A modified version of the Trainsim utility TgaTool2
utility that converts Wads to TGA's
Create logos/Sprays for Source Games
Terrain Texture Generator
Here's a little toy that synthesizes a unique terrain texture
by blending a set of base texture layers
Sprite Tool Pack
Includes, SprWiz, SprView & Sprite Explorer
Skypaint is a legacy program that can view and create skyboxes as well as doing direct edits to them.
Library for adding VTF support to your own apps
Sprite Mage
Used to lock the z, x and y axis of a sprite.
Wood Workshop
A free seamless texture editor
Goldsrc Texture Viewer
Texture viewer for Valve's GoldSrc engine (Requires Compilation)
Sprite generator
Sprite generator for HL
Sprite Fixer
Make some simple changes to Sprites
VTF Explorer
A tool for viewing, converting and extracting from GCF files Source materials.
VMTMaker (phatsams)
VMT Creation Tool
Photoshop VTF Plugin
Photoshop plugin for creating VTF files
VTF Version Changer
Change the version of vtfs without having to hex
VMT Editor
a visual editor for Source Engine material files.
VTF Reader
Open and View VTFs
Valve Material Type file generator
Pretador's VMT Generator
makes one .vmt out of every .vtf file in the folder selected.
Ease the creation of .vmt files as wells as convert Targa files to Valve's Texture Format.
Auto Seamer
Create a seamless tileable texture from an input image
Color Tile Generator
Generates images based on a color
VTF Creator & VMT Generator
Quick way to convert mass amounts of image files to VTF/VMT
Wad Viewer
Viewer for previewing WAD files (source code only)
3T Previewer
Check if your textures tile correctly
HL TagConverter
Convert an Image to a Spray
Half-Life: 2 - Texture Tool (HL2TEX)
Simplifies the transformation of TARGA images to VTF files, creates the VMT file that Hammer uses
Crazy bump
Create normals, bumps, AO and other maps from the diffuse for use in games
GUI replacement for the VTF2TGA and VTEX applications
VMT Batch Creator
Create Material definitions for textures using this tool
nDo (nDo1)
The original photoshop action/script that started it all for Quixel.
Vtex Modified
new working version of vtex
VMTMaker (sonicsight)
VMT Creation Tool
View .spr files
Create sprays for use in games such as CS:S
VMT Compiler
Automate the process of creating VMTs for VTFs
Fast VMT Generator
Fast VMT Generator is tool that generates VMT file for multiple textures AT ONCE!
Custom Shaders
Small collection of custom shaders for Source
Color Logo Maker
Create colored logos for Half-Life
Redfield plugins
Photoshop plugins for simplifying the creation of textures for games
Sprite Explorer
Explore the contents of .spr files
dDo Legacy, free for commercial Use, pre PBR, great texturing tool plugin for Photoshop
Detail Tool
It auto generates 'detailtextures.txt' for the detail file generator the Trinity\Abyss engine use.
Convert images between TGA, BMP and PNG
Paint.NET VTF Plugin
Paint.NET plugin for creating VTF files
Texture Tool
Auto generate large flag script files for Trinity Render
HLC: Half-Life Logo Creator
This is a cool logo creator for in-game logos for Half-Life.
Converts the contents of WADs into BMPs
Source Material Manager
Source Material Manager is an application to manage VTF and VMT files. SMM makes your texture and material editing faster!
Crosshair Factory
This is the "All_you'll_ever_need_for_Sprite_generation_Pack" for: HalfLife.
GUI for the vTex
View and edit VMT files for Source
Easy WAD Maker
GUI application to help simplify the WAD creation process
Spray Maker
Create animated Sprays for use in Source Games
ENBSeries HL2Mod
Modified DirectX libraries for a better experience in Half-life 2
Lump Tool
Edits and creates WAD files for the game Doom. It's 9 years too late, but better late than never!
VMT Creator
Simple vmt creator

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