PCX Converter

  1. Add your file.

  2. Choose the output format.

  3. Click Convert.

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Convert PCX files online for free

There are 2 ways to convert a PCX file – with desktop software or a web app. Our PCX converter is an online and free format-changing tool that doesn’t require a download and can quickly transcode a single file. Desktop PCX file converter by Movavi is a great alternative for batch conversions without a size limit. It doesn’t matter which PCX image converter you will choose: online or desktop, both programs offer great performance and ease of use.

What is PCX?

Full name

Picture Exchange

Format type


Developed by

ZSoft Corporation


PCX was originally developed as the format to be used by the PC Paintbrush program for MS-DOS in 1985. Both the program and the format were widely used at the time, but now PCX files are hard to come by and not widely used.

File extension


Technical details

PCX is a lossless bitmap image format. It can contain up to 16.7 million in its 24-bit "true color" version.

Associated programs

Adobe® Photoshop®, GIMP, IrfanView

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