How to convert PXL/PCL to bitmap PDF via command line

Do you want to convert PXL/PCL to PDF? If so, the command line application EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line will be a good choice for you.

PCL (Printer Control Language) print files are created from any Windows application by simply “printing to file” with LaserJet-compatible printer and PCL driver, or by redirecting UNIX LaserJet-compatible printer queue to a file. PCL and PXL print files are widely used in printing jobs, but you may have the need to convert PXL and PCL print files to PDF documents so that you can view them on different platform.

EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line is a professional application that can convert PXL and PCL print files to PDF and make different settings such as set PDF passwords, PDF property, etc. for the converted PDF. In addition, it supports to convert PXL/PCL print files to bitmap PDF documents.

In the following contents, you will see how to use this application to convert a PCL file to bitmap PDF.

1. Download and setup

First, please download EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line.

When completing the download, please double click the downloaded file to start the setup process, and then please follow the setup wizard to install it on the computer. In the setup folder, you will able to see an executable file named pcltool.exe which is the called program.

2. Input commands

To input commands, please open MS-DOS command prompt window in which you can input commands. Then, please follow the command line template below to input your commands in the opened MS-DOS command prompt window.

pcltool [options] <pcl-file> [<pdf-file>]

In the above command line template:

  • pcltool: call the program
  • [options]: set options
  • <pcl-file>: specify the source PCL file
  • [<pdf-file >]: specify the target PDF file

To create bitmap PDF from CHM file, please use the option: -raster which is used to convert PCL file to bitmap PDF file.

For example,

pcltool.exe -raster C:\in.pcl C:\out.pdf

This example is to a PCL file to a bitmap PDF file.

When you finish inputting the commands, please hit the Enter button on the keyboard to run the commands.

Several seconds later, you can get the bitmap PDF document in the location you specify.

You can check the conversion effect from the following snapshot.

input PCL file and output PDF file

Input PCL file and output PDF file

This is the end of this article and you can enjoy full version of this application after you buy EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line.

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