How to edit a PCX file

By JRazz
Jul 8, 2008
  1. Hi Y'all

    A quickie -- Is there any way to edit a PCX file with a paint program?
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,143   +595

    right click on the file->open with
    what shows up?

    if none, then just OPEN the file and you will get a prompt for the program
    slide thru the list and pick the pgm you want to try
    ( be sure to CLEAR the box [] Use this aways )
  3. JRazz

    JRazz TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks JB,
    That was the first thing I tried but since the only program I have is MS Paint, I already knew that the message, "this is not a valid bitmap file or its format is not supported, etc. " would come up. I looked online for a ultility to convert a PCX file to a BMP file but didn't find one. I guess the next step is to find a (hopefully free) graphics program that can support a PCX file.
  4. ¼ of a hotdog

    ¼ of a hotdog TS Enthusiast Posts: 188

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