The File Extensions Database

.DCX File Extension

  • Developer by: ZSoft
  • Category: Raster Image Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .DCX file?

.DCX is Zsoft Multi-Page Paintbrush File

Multi-page image file created by various image programs; contains a small header that identifies the DCX file followed by a sequence of .PCX files; commonly used to create digital fax files.

The DCX file format was originally developed by Zsoft.

Programs that open Zsoft Multi-Page Paintbrush File
Corel PaintShop Pro 2019
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
ACD Systems ACDSee 2018
Nuance PaperPort 14
Nuance OmniPage Ultimate
CoolUtils Total Image Converter
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
File Type 2 FoxPro Database Index
Category: Database Files

Index used by a FoxPro database, which improves the efficiency of searching and sorting items in the database

Programs that open FoxPro Database Index
Microsoft Visual FoxPro
File Type 3 FAXserve Fax Document
Developer by: ACCPAC Category: Page Layout Files

Fax format used by ACCPAC FAXserve, a program that can send, receive, and broadcast faxes from a computer; saves images and text in a digital format that is viewable by multiple fax programs.

How to solve problems with DCX files

  • Associate the DCX file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DCX file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DCX files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DCX file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .DCX is Zsoft Multi-Page Paintbrush File. Because only the current version supports the latest DCX file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the ZSoft manufacturer website after an available .DCX is Zsoft Multi-Page Paintbrush File update.
  • To make sure that your DCX file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.