ATI_Compress is ATI's library for texture compression. It is used by The Compressonator in its ATI 3Dc compression plug-in. It is also available to third party developers who wish to incorporate it within their own applications. It can compress to a wide range of compression formats including ATI2N, DXT and swizzled DXT formats. It also supports conversion of textures between 8bit fixed, 16bit fixed and 32bit float formats.