Macintosh Picture

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2016-03-13 17:02:00
PCT is a graphics file format introduced on the original Apple Macintosh computer as its standard metafile format. It allows the interchange of graphics (both bitmapped and vector), and some limited text support, between Mac applications, and was the native graphics format of QuickDraw.
Common image file formats
PCT
ProsBest file format for on-screen display on the Macintosh
Best printing format from the Macintosh to a non-PostScript printer
ConsFonts may be represented incorrectly when moved cross-platform
QuickTime must be installed to view some PICT files correctly
Features
LosslessYes
Animation supportNo
Transparency supportYes
LicensedYes
Layers supportYes
Developed byApple Computer
Commonly used forDesktop publishing
Paint
Imaging applications using QuickDraw calls
Browser support (without plugin)
Internet ExplorerNo
FirefoxNo
OperaNo
SafariYes
Google ChromeNo
Additional
File extensions.pct .pict .pic
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PICT
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