.dcx file format: Lua parsing library

DCX is a simple extension of PCX image format allowing to bundle many PCX images (typically, pages of a document) in one file. It saw some limited use in DOS-era fax software, but was largely superseeded with multi-page TIFFs and PDFs since then.

File extension


KS implementation details

License: CC0-1.0


This page hosts a formal specification of .dcx file format using Kaitai Struct. This specification can be automatically translated into a variety of programming languages to get a parsing library.

Lua source code to parse .dcx file format