How To Open PCX files


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It is easy to open a PCX file with Free File Opener. Just follow these steps:

  • STEP 1
    Download Free File Opener
  • STEP 2
    Click the Open button
  • STEP 3
    Select your file and click OK

That's it, you have opened your PCX file with Free File Opener!

What is a pcx file?

PCX (Personal Computer Exchange) files, which are widely used, support 24-bit color images, 8-bit grayscale and indexed color images, and 1-bit black and white images. They each have a 128-byte header, image data, and an optional 256-color palette. A PCX’s file header stores color bit depth, pixel resolution, number of bitplanes, and more. It is often associated with Windows Paint. PCX files are now used in fax machines and scanning applications. They cannot be used for CMYK elements, and because of their limited compression schemes, should not be used for deep-pixel images. Other examples of raster image files are JPEG, TIFF and BMP.

Open pcx files with Free File Opener

If you have received a file with a pcx file extension and need to open or view the file, Free File Opener can help. With Free File Opener, you have a free file viewer that allows you to open all document files quickly and easily. You can also open and view over 200 other types of files including spreadsheets, pictures, movies and music files. The best part about Free File Opener is that it is a Free download!