PCX (ZSoft raster format)

Long name PCX Raster
Short name PCX
File extension(s) .pcx

PCX file format is a raster file format used with PC Paint Brush from ZSoft and also used in other Windows applications.

GDB supports the image variants which have 1, 2, 4, 8 or 24 bits per pixel. Rasters with 1, 2 and 4 bits per pixel are mapped to 8 bits per pixel in GDB. Rasters with 24 bits per pixel are mapped to rasters with three channels in GDB.

Export of PCX files is supported. PCX files are exported with a type of "PCX".

GDB can only create PCX files using one or three channels.

GDB creates 8 bit per pixel rasters if the raster has one channel or 24 bit per pixel if the raster has three channels.

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