PCX Formats (PCX and DCX)

LEADTOOLS reads and writes the following PCX formats:


This is a file format created by ZSoft. This format compresses its image data with the RLE type compression.


This is a multipage PCX format that enables a file to contain more than one image. It is handled the same as a regular PCX file, except for the multipage feature.

For PCX and DCX files, you can read and write the following bits per pixel: 1, 4, 8, 24.

LEAD supports loading and saving multipage files in this format.

File constants associated with this file format are:

Constant Read Support Write Support Description
FILE_PCX 1, 4, 8, 24 BPP 1, 4, 8, 24 BPP [1] ZSoft PCX.

Required DLLs and Libraries


Win32, x64.

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