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TGA to PCX

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File extension.tga
CategoryImage File
DescriptionDevelopment of the TGA file format began in the mid eighties. A TGA file is most commonly associated with a TARGA image file (Truevision Advanced Raster Graphics Adapter). TGA files are bitmapped images, they were originally developed for use with Truevision's (now Pinnacle Systems) high-end graphics cards which were designed for video editing. TGA files are often seen in the video and animation industry, as well as by computer game manufacturers who use the TGA format to store texture files.
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Technical DetailsTGA files can store images with a range of bits, these include 8-bit, 16-bit, 24-bit or 32-bit which is 24-bit colour with transparency. They use a palette to define all available colours in an image. TGA images have typically large file sizes as every pixel is represented by a certain number of bits (dependant on the colour depth). However, they can be compressed using simple lossless run-length encoding, which can result in greatly reduced file sizes.
Associated programs Adobe Photoshop
Corel Paint Shop Pro
GIMP
Painter
Developed by Truevision
MIME type  image/x-targa
image/tiff-fx
Useful links More detail on Truevision's TGA File Format
Main advantages of using the TGA format
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Convert TGA file

Using Zamzar it is possible to convert TGA files to a variety of other formats:

tga to bmp (Windows bitmap)
tga to gif (Compuserve graphics interchange)
tga to ico (Windows Icon)
tga to jpg (JPEG compliant image)
tga to pcx (Paintbrush Bitmap Image)
tga to pdf (Portable Document Format)
tga to png (Portable Network Graphic)
tga to ps (PostScript)
tga to thumbnail (Thumbnail image)
tga to tiff (Tagged image file format)
tga to wbmp (Wireless Bitmap File Format)
tga to webp (Lossily compressed image file)

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File extension.pcx
CategoryImage File
DescriptionThe .pcx file extension was developed in the 1980s by the ZSoft Corporation. It has since been superseded by other image formats such as png, giff and jpeg. The file type is used rarely at present, however certain scanning devices still output to the .pcx format.
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Technical DetailsThe PCX format was one of the first common bitmap image formats. A PCX file comprises of three elements: the header, image data and the 256 colour palette. PCX utiises a lossless compression technique. The compression technique used is not processor intensive which was an advantage at the time of development due to the relatively limited processing power of hardware in the 1980s.
Associated programs Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Paint
Windows Picture and Fax Viewer
Developed by ZSoft Corporation
MIME type  application/pcx
application/x-pcx
image/pcx
image/x-pc-paintbrush
image/x-pcx
zz-application/zz-winassoc-pcx
Useful links More Information on PCX file format
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