PCX Converter

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PCX Converter

Post by Forum|User » Sun Oct 02, 2022 12:12 pm

Hey, anyone know a simple bmp to pcx converter program for me?

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Re: PCX Converter

Post by OjitroC » Sun Oct 02, 2022 1:15 pm

I suppose it depends what you want to do but you can import a .bmp in UEd and export it as a .pcx (you can do this in UEd 2.2 in 469c, can't remember if it is possible in 436).

Krall skin bmp on the left, same Krall skin as pcx on the right
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Re: PCX Converter

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Re: PCX Converter

Post by sektor2111 » Sun Oct 02, 2022 9:18 pm

I'm using PaintShopPro 4.14. This ancient app does a nice conversion to 256 colors - maybe you can see images which I'm posting when it comes to explanations with visuals. Editor 436 is able to import BMP files at 24 bit colors as well - raw BMP not those with headers and other embedded junks.

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Re: PCX Converter

Post by Barbie » Sun Oct 02, 2022 9:32 pm

sektor2111 wrote:
Sun Oct 02, 2022 9:18 pm
I'm using PaintShopPro 4.14.
Looks like that I'm more modern :lol:
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Re: PCX Converter

Post by EvilGrins » Sun Oct 02, 2022 10:37 pm

I use ThumbsPlus, which not only converts numerous formats but also adjusts palettes from True Color down to 256 & back again.
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Re: PCX Converter

Post by Buggie » Mon Oct 03, 2022 2:29 am

Need use good software like Photoshop or Bright, because it is palletization. And fast&dirty palletization can reduce texture quality a lot.
In upcoming v469d possible be included converter, which do it nicely when you open some formats.

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Re: PCX Converter

Post by Forum|User » Mon Oct 03, 2022 9:56 am

Thanks everyone!