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Picture Exchange, aka, PC Paintbrush

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PCX, standing for PiCture eXchange, was the native file format for PC Paintbrush and became one of the first widely accepted DOS imaging standards, although it has since been succeeded by more sophisticated image formats.
Common image file formats
Name
Picture Exchange, aka, PC Paintbrush
Short namePCX
Developed byZSoft Corporation
Year1985 (version 1)
1991 (version 5)
ProsImage information retained
Good quality image
ConsLarge file format
PC compatible only and older PCX versions only support 256 colours.
Features
Vector graphicsNo
Raster imageYes
LosslessYes
Animation supportNo
Transparency supportYes
Layers supportNo
HDRNo
Maximum bit depth8-bit
CMYK support (for print)No
Maximum number of channels4
Commonly used forwith Paintbrush software
Mainly in the MS-DOS world. It is mainly an exchange and storage format
Browser support (without plugin)
Google ChromeNo
Microsoft EdgeNo
SafariNo
FirefoxNo
OperaNo
Internet ExplorerNo
Additional
File extensions.pcx
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