How to convert PXL/PCL to single page PDF via command line

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

PCL (Printer Control Language) and PXL are two formats of print files 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. Sometimes, you may need to convert PXL and PCL print files to PDF documents so that they can be viewed on different platforms.

EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line is powerful command line application. With it, you can convert multiple PXL and PCL files to multiple PDF documents. With it, you can also convert PXL/PCL to single page PDF and set PDF property, rotate PDF pages, encrypt PDF, etc.

In the following contents, you will see how to use this application to convert PXL and PCL print files to PDF and burst the PDF documents into one single page PDF.

1. Download and setup

Please click the following button to download this application.

download  EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line

When accomplishing the download, please double click the downloaded file and follow the setup wizard to install this application on your computer. When completing the installation, you can find an executable file named pcltool.exe which is the called program and other components in the installed folder.

2. Input commands to convert PXL/PCL print files to PDF

In order to input commands, please open the MS-DOS command prompt window at first. After that, please refer to the following command line template to input your commands.

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

In the above command line template:

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

For example,

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

The above example is to convert a PCL print file to a PDF document.

Step 3. Input commands to burst the converted PDF documents

To burst the converted PDF documents, please refer to the following command line:

pcltool -burstpdf <string> [<pdf-file>]

For instance,

pcltool.exe -burstpdf “C:\test.pdf” C:\out.pdf

This example is to burst PDF into single page PDF file.

After inputting the commands, please hit the Enter button on the keyboard to run the commands.

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

This is the end of this article and you can get full version of EEPDF PCL to PDF Converter Command Line here.

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