TGA images

Software entity

Uses TGA/TPIC images, an RLE compressed or raw 32-bit raster image format by Truevision, usually favored for its simplicity and lack of inhibiting patents.


Alternate names: TARGA
Name variations: Truevision TGA

The first video game about TGA images was released in 1989.

1C Company, Machine Studios and Electronic Arts has published most of these games

The simplicity of TGA images grants it fast encoding/decoding similar to using very low compression level on systems with variable such (e.g. compression levels 1 and 2 with PNG as opposed to default 5 or highest of 9).