File Formats: Macintosh Pict Format (PCT)

Macintosh Pict (PCT) files are produced using Macintosh QuickDraw, and are used in desktop publishing and imaging applications.

PCT Vector files can be read and written as raster images in the non-vector toolkits. LEADTOOLS supports multiple page files when reading and writing PCT images as raster images.

LEADTOOLS supports loading this format as a raster image, vector image, or SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) document.

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
Pct 1, 4, 8, 16, 24 BPP 1, 4, 8, 16, 24 BPP Macintosh QuickDraw

When PCT files are rasterized they are 24 BPP.

Required DLL: Leadtools.Codecs.Pct.Dll. For a listing of the exact DLLs needed, based on the toolkit version, refer to Files To Be Included With Your Application.

Platform Support

Extension Module Value Win32 Win64 Net32 Net64 Linux Android Apple UWP MimeType Friendly Name
Pct PCT 56 application/mac-quick-draw Macintosh PICT Format - PCT

For a complete list for supported file formats, see Summary of All Supported File Formats.

For details of the file formats supported across products and platforms, refer to File Format Comparison Chart.

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