Linux Blog

pcxtoppm

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: 9 April 1990
Index Return to Main Contents
 

NAME

pcxtoppm - convert a PCX file into a portable pixmap

 

SYNOPSIS

pcxtoppm [-stdpalette] [-verbose] [pcxfile]

 

DESCRIPTION

Reads a PCX file as input. Produces a portable pixmap as output. Supported PCX types are:
Colormapped files with 2-16 colors.
"Packed pixel" format (1, 2 or 4 bits/pixel, 1 plane) or bitplane format (1 bit/pixel, 1-4 planes). The program checks the colormap and uses an internal one if the provided colormap is completely black.
Colormapped files with 256 colors
8 bits/pixel, 1 plane, colormap at the end of the file.
24bit truecolor files
24bit RGB: 8 bits/pixel, 3 planes.
32bit truecolor files
24bit RGB + 8bit intensity: 8 bits/pixel, 4 planes.

 

OPTIONS

-stdpalette
Enforce the use of the internal colormap for files with 16 colors or less.

 

SEE ALSO

ppmtopcx(1), ppm(5)

 

AUTHORS

Copyright (C) 1990 by Michael Davidson.
Modified 1994 by Ingo Wilken (Ingo.Wilken@informatik.uni-oldenburg.de)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHORS