If you want to convert the document of PCL to PCX format image on Linux system, you can use the application PCL to PCX Shell for Linux. It supports to convert the printed documents such as PCL, PXL, SPL and PRN to some image formats. It is also able to set resolution, size and color depth for output image.
PCL to PCX Shell for Linux is designed for Linux system. It's free to download and evaluate. It is instantly runnable without installation. Unzip the downloaded package into the disk, and you can run it within the term of Linux system.
By clicking here, you can buy any one of the licenses supplied by the application PCL to PCX Shell for Linux—server license and developer license. If you want to run the application on a server, you will need the server license. If you are a software developer and you want to redistribute this application to your own developed program, you will need the developer license.
It is mentioned above that if you want to use the application on Linux system, you need to open term for inputting the commands into it. The commands are made up of called program which is the executable file in the command package, which is named as pcl2image, source file which is the PCL document to be converted and the target file which is the PCX format image that you want to get.
The following commands are the sample for your reference to write your own commands:
./pcl2image –i IN.pcl –o OUT.pcx
"pcl2image" is the executable file of the application, the argument "IN.pcl" following behind the option "-i" is the source file name, and "OUT.pcx" following behind the option "-o" is for specifying the output file name.
There is a specific example for you to understand the commands better.
./pcl2image –i ./print/01.pcl –o ./image/01.pcx –r 1000x800 –gw 78 –gh 55 –b 1
In the commands,
./pcl2image is for calling the called program—pcl2image.
./print/01.pcl following behind "-i" is the path of source file.
./image/01.pcx following behind "-o" is the path of target file.
–r 1000x800 is to set image resolution as 1000x800 DPI.
–gw 78 and –gh 55 are to specify image width and height as 78 and 55 in Pixel.
–b 1 is to create 1-bit color depth image.
At last, please click "Enter" button to run the conversion from PCL to PCX.