Details of the .pcx file extension
The table below provides useful information about the .pcx file extension. It answers questions such as:
- What is the .pcx file?
- What program do I need to open a .pcx file?
- How can the .pcx file be opened, edited or printed?
- Where can I find the specifications for .pcx?
- Which MIME-type is associated with the .pcx extension?
- How can I convert .pcx files to another format?
- What are other, similar filename extensions to .pcx?
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1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) found in database
PC PaintBrush Bitmap
PCX file is PC PaintBrush Bitmap. PC PaintBrush (also known simply as Paintbrush) was graphics editing software created by the ZSoft Corporation in 1985 for computers running the MS-DOS operating system.
Other types of files may also use the .pcx file extension.
The following softwares are capable of converting .pcx files to other formats:
For example, using the softwares above, a .pcx file can be converted into one of the following formats:
The .pcx file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
We found the following similar file extensions in our database:
Can't open a .pcx file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
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Windows cannot open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...
If you don't know how to set the .pcx file association, check the FAQ.
Can I change the extension of files?
Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.
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