What are DCX files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DCX file or are you simply curious about its contents? We're here to explain the properties of these files and provide you with software that can open or handle your DCX files.
What is a DCX file?
A .DCX file is a Graphics Multipage PCX Bitmap file.
The .dcx file extension is found on files distinguished as multi-page PCX image files. PCX, or Picture Exchange, was a standard image format used by software made by ZSoft for MS-DOS.
DCX is a simple extension to the PCX image format that supports bundling multiple PCX images in one file. DCX files were mainly used for FAX documents in early FAX software. In recent times it has been superseded by multi-page TIFF images and PDF files.
How to open DCX files
We have identified three DCX openers that are compatible with this specific type of DCX file.
Programs that open Graphics Multipage PCX Bitmap files
Last updated: July 30, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of DCX files. Remember, different programs may use DCX files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
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