SIXEL Converter

Convert to SIXEL Online Tool.

    How to convert to SIXEL file?

    1. To upload a file, click within the file drop box or drag the file into this area. Please take note that you may only upload one file per operation.

    2. To begin the conversion to SIXEL file, click the “Convert” button. Your file will be converted and saved in SIXEL format.

    3. Using these controls, you can manipulate the resulting SIXEL file interactively in this stage.

    4. By clicking the "Download" button, the generated SIXEL file may be downloaded. Note: After 24 hours, the files will be removed from our servers, and the download buttons will no longer function.


    The SIXEL file type has fallen out of favor with most people. It's popularity ratings are pretty low at this point, but you should still know that this type of file was used in the 1980s to help printers and terminals do the kind of work that they needed to do at the time. There are groups of true believers who still cling to using the SIXEL files to get some of their work done, but they have certainly fallen out of favor with most people. That said, you may still see some benefits from this type of file from time to time. You can learn from it in terms of how you are able to get the kind of files that you commonly see on your computer today. Much of what led up to that came from what the SIXEL files made possible in the early days. Thus, it is worth knowing about regardless. 

    Convert to SIXEL


    You must add a file first, either by dragging it into the conversion area or by clicking within this area and selecting a file. Run the file conversion procedure after this. The result to SIXEL conversion process will be available for download.

    The SIXEL converter operates quickly. Files can be converted in a matter of seconds.

    Of course! After converting to SIXEL, the download button for the output files will be immediately visible. After 24 hours, we erase all uploaded files, and the download buttons become nonfunctional. Your information is private. The conversion process is entirely secure.

    Yes, any operating system with a web browser can run the SIXEL Converter. Our no-cost app operates completely over the web and doesn't need to be installed.

    Converting to SIXEL

    300+ formats supported
    Convert to SIXEL Quickly and Easily

    Enter a file, then click “Convert.” The additional options can be used to alter a file. Download the resulting SIXEL file after processing.

    Fast and easy
    SIXEL Conversion from Anywhere

    All operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iOS, and Android, can use the converter. Our servers process each and every file. You don't need to install any plug-ins or applications.

    In the cloud
    Security guaranteed

    After twenty-four hours, we instantly delete your uploaded and/or converted files. Your privacy is guaranteed 100%, and no one has access to your information.