PCX File Extension

Paintbrush Bitmap Image File Type

Extension .pcx
Developer ZSoft
Popularity 5.0 (35 Votes)
Mime Type image/x-pcx
Default Program Adobe Photoshop
Category Raster Image Files
Format Binary
Updated 8/1/2022

What is a PCX File Type?

Much of the PCX file format has been replaced by newer image formats, but it is still used by some fax and scanning applications. PCX faxes use the .DCX extension.



PCX file extension is created by ZSoft, also known as Paintbrush Bitmap Image File. PCX has been classified as Raster Image Files. This File type categories under Zip, Text, Binary and XML, however, the format of this file format has not been determined yet. You can open PCX files in Adobe Photoshop program.

Free online PCX Tools & Apps

We have also the free online .PCX (Paintbrush Bitmap Image File) file extension apps that can allow to view, edit, convert from to PCX, merge, split and compare the PCX files without installing anything on your system. Please click on the links to explore the complete list of details for each required feature.

PCX Files Common Issues

There are few common issues with the Paintbrush Bitmap Image File .PCX File Extensions while opening the .PCX files on Windows and MacOs, we have solution to those issues such as:

Can't Open PCX Files?

  1. You must have supported software programs installed for Paintbrush Bitmap Image File on your system such as Adobe Photoshop.
  2. Associate default Adobe Adobe Photoshop program for *.pcx (Paintbrush Bitmap Image File) files.

    Associate PCX Default Program on Windows
    1. Right-click a *.PCX (e.g example.pcx) file and click Open With.
    2. In the Open with dialog box, click Adobe Adobe Photoshop program Or click Browse to locate the program (*.exe) that you want.
    3. Select check box for Always use this app to open .pcx files.

    Associate PCX Default Program on MacOs
    1. Click *.PCX (e.g example.pcx) file and click information -> Open With.
    2. In the programs list, click Adobe Adobe Photoshop program Or other appropriate program that you want.
    3. Confirm Change for all... and Contine.
    4. A message will appear "This change will be applied to all files with .Adobe Photoshop extension. By clicking Continue you confirm your selection", click Contine to apply changes.

Related PCX File Extensions

PCX default file extension is .PCX and other similer related extensions are:

.pcv file extension .pd file extension .abr file extension .acb file extension .acf file extension .aco file extension .act file extension .acv file extension .ado file extension .ahs file extension .ahu file extension .ai file extension .alv file extension .amp file extension .ams file extension .api file extension .arw file extension .asl file extension .asr file extension .ast file extension .asv file extension .atf file extension .atn file extension .avs file extension .axt file extension .blw file extension .bmp file extension .cha file extension .cin file extension .cr2 file extension .crw file extension .csf file extension .csh file extension .dcm file extension .dcp file extension .dcs file extension .dib file extension .dng file extension .dpx file extension .eap file extension .epr file extension .eps file extension .exr file extension .fff file extension .ffo file extension .fxg file extension .gif file extension .grd file extension .hdr file extension .hdt file extension .heic file extension .icc file extension .icm file extension .ico file extension .iiq file extension .img file extension .iros file extension .irs file extension .j2c file extension .jp2 file extension .jpg file extension .jps file extension .jxr file extension .kdc file extension .kmz file extension .kys file extension .md0 file extension .mnu file extension .mos file extension .mrw file extension .mtl file extension .nef file extension .orf file extension .p3e file extension .p3l file extension .p3m file extension .p3r file extension .pat file extension .pbm file extension .pct file extension .pdd file extension .pdf file extension .pdp file extension .pef file extension .pgm file extension .pict file extension .plugin file extension .pmg file extension .png file extension .ppm file extension .ps file extension .psb file extension .psdc file extension .psf file extension .psp file extension .pxr file extension .raf file extension .raw file extension .rle file extension .sct file extension .shc file extension .shh file extension .srf file extension .sta file extension .tb0 file extension .tga file extension .tif file extension .tpl file extension .u3d file extension .wbmp file extension .x3f file extension .zvt file extension

All Platform Software Programs for PCX File Extension

List of all softwares that can open the PCX files on each platforms such as Windows, Mac, iOS, Linux, Web and Android, you may click the each software link for more details for other supported formats for each software and the verified direct download links for each software with complete lisensing details.

Microsoft Windows logo image Open PCX File on Windows

Software License Developer
CADSoftTools ABViewer image. CADSoftTools ABViewer 10 for Windows  Open cadsofttools website. Commercial CADSoftTools
ACD Systems ACDSee image. ACD Systems ACDSee 2019 for Windows  Open acd systems website. Commercial ACD Systems
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
ACD Systems Canvas image. ACD Systems Canvas X 2019 for Windows  Open acd systems website. Commercial ACD Systems
IMSI DesignCAD image. IMSI DesignCAD 2019 for Windows  Open imsi website. Commercial IMSI
Electronic Arts Spore image. Electronic Arts Spore 000 for Windows  Open electronic arts spore website. Paid Electronic Arts Spore
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for Windows  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Newera Graphics Converter Pro image. Newera Graphics Converter Pro 3 for Windows  Open newera website. Commercial Newera
Adobe Illustrator image. Adobe Illustrator 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe InDesign image. Adobe InDesign 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
IrfanView image. IrfanView 4 for Windows  Open irfanview website. Freeware IrfanView
Irrlicht image. Irrlicht 1 for Windows  Open irrlicht website. Open Source Irrlicht
Nero image. Nero 2019 for Windows  Open nero website. Commercial Nero
Kofax OmniPage image. Kofax OmniPage ULTIMATE 19 for Windows  Open kofax website. Commercial Kofax
Corel Painter image. Corel Painter 2021 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Windows  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Corel Pinnacle Studio image. Corel Pinnacle Studio 24 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Corel Presentations image. Corel Presentations 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Corel VideoStudio image. Corel VideoStudio 2020 for Windows  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Microsoft Visual Studio image. Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for Windows  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for Windows  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

MacOs logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PCX File on Mac OS

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Electronic Arts Spore image. Electronic Arts Spore 000 for MacOs  Open electronic arts spore website. Paid Electronic Arts Spore
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for MacOs  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Newera Graphics Converter Pro image. Newera Graphics Converter Pro 3 for MacOs  Open newera website. Commercial Newera
Adobe Illustrator image. Adobe Illustrator 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Adobe InDesign image. Adobe InDesign 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Irrlicht image. Irrlicht 1 for MacOs  Open irrlicht website. Open Source Irrlicht
Planamesa NeoOffice image. Planamesa NeoOffice 2017 for MacOs  Open planamesa website. Commercial Planamesa
Nuance OmniPage Pro X image. Nuance OmniPage Pro X 1 for MacOs  Open nuance website. Commercial Nuance
Corel Painter image. Corel Painter 2021 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Corel PaintShop Pro image. Corel PaintShop Pro 2021 for MacOs  Open corel website. Commercial Corel
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for MacOs  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
Microsoft Word image. Microsoft Word 365 for MacOs  Open microsoft website. Commercial Microsoft
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for MacOs  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

Linux logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PCX file on Linux

Software License Developer
Adobe Acrobat image. Adobe Acrobat DC 2019 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
GIMP image. GIMP 2.10 for Linux  Open gimp website. Freeware GIMP
Irrlicht image. Irrlicht 1 for Linux  Open irrlicht website. Open Source Irrlicht
Adobe Photoshop image. Adobe Photoshop 2020 for Linux  Open adobe website. Commercial Adobe
XnSoft XnViewMP image. XnSoft XnViewMP 0.93 for Linux  Open xnsoft website. Freeware XnSoft

Website logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PCX file on Web

Software License Developer

iOS logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PCX file on iOS

Software License Developer

Android logo image - FileProInfo.comOpen PCX file on Android

Software License Developer

About Licensing

  1. Free Trial This software are often used for an attempt period, like 14 days, before requiring payment. Some trial versions have a reduced feature set.
  2. Free This software is liberal to use. Examples include open-source , freeware software, like free programs supported by advertising.
  3. Free+ This software is liberal to download and use, but contains in-app purchases (IAP) to unlock additional content or functionality.
  4. Paid This software must be purchased so as to use it. it's going to be offered as a perpetual license or ongoing subscription.
  5. Included with OS This software is bundled with an OS , like Windows, macOS, or Android.

PCX file extension icon image.About PCX - Paintbrush Bitmap Image File

FileProInfo is to help you understand about the Paintbrush Bitmap Image File with *.PCX suffix, and provide the complete detail as how to open, edit, convert, merge, split and compare it with other related software programs, software download links and free online apps and tools.

Our professional team members at FileProInfo have been individually researched and verified the details for PCX. We want to be 100% accurate and publish the information about file formats, tools, apps and software programs that we have tested and validated.

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Updated 8/1/2022


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