How to convert PXL/PCL to PDF and encrypt PDF via command line

Do you want to convert PXL/PCL to PDF and encrypt PDF? If so, EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line will be a good assistant for you.

EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line is a professional command line application that can convert PXL and PCL files to PDF and set PDF property, PDF passwords, etc. for the output PDF documents.

In the following contents, you will see how to use this application to convert PXL/PCL to encrypted PDF.

Step 1. Download and setup

To download the setup file of this application, you can directly click the following button.

download  EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line

When you accomplish the download, please double click the setup file to launch the setup process, and then please follow the setup wizard to install it on the computer. After the setup, you can see an executable file named pcltool.exe which is the called program in the installed package.

Step 2. Open MS-DOS command prompt window and input commands

Please open the MS-DOS command prompt window so that you can input commands into it. To know how to input commands to convert PXL/PCL file to PDF document and encrypt the output PDF document, you can refer to the following command line template:

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

The meanings of the parameters in the above command line template are explained as follows:

  • pcltool: call the program
  • [options]: set options
  • <pcl-file>: specify the path of the input PXL/PCL file
  • [<pdf-file >]: specify the path of the output PDF file

To encrypt the output PDF, you can use the following options: -openpwd <string>, -ownerpwd <string>, -keylen <int> and -encryption <int>.

For example,

pcltool.exe -ownerpwd owner -keylen 2 -encryption 3900 C:\in.pcl C:\out.pdf

This example is to convert a PCL file to PDF and set PDF owner password as “owner”, key length as 128 bit RC4 encryption and encryption mode as “Deny anything”.

At last, please press the Enter button on the keyboard to run the commands.

Several seconds later, you can get the encrypted PDF document in the specified location.

This is the end of this article and you can know more usage or options about this command line application after you try the free trial version. If you want to enjoy full version of this application, please buy EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line here.

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