DCA/Intel DCX Format

 

General Description

Digital Communications Associates (DCA) and Intel have designed the DCA/Intel Communicating Applications Specification (CAS). It defines a standard, high0level programming interface for data communications applications. The DCX format is the standard file format for storing FAX images in CAS.

 

The default extension is DCX.

 

Supporting Platforms and Applications

Intel based PCs running applications supporting the DCA/Intel Communicating Applications Specification (CAS).

 

PMView Support

PMView supports DCX in compliance with the DCA/Intel Communicating Applications Specification Version 1.2.

 

Technical Information

DCX files are a series of one or more PCX files. However, since DCX is designed to store FAX data only, the following restrictions apply to DCX files:

 

The image must be black and white. Shades of gray or color are not allowed.

The width of an image must not be greater than 1,728 pixels

The recommended maximum height of an image is 2,200 pixels