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PCL to TIFF Shell for Linux

If you want to convert the document of PCL to TIFF format image on your Linux system, the application PCL to TIFF Shell for Linux will play a role as a good assistant. TIFF is a popular image format which is used to save high-quality color images on multiple computer platforms. So it is widely used on computer.

PCL to TIFF Shell for Linux is free to download and evaluate. This application is specially designed for Linux system, and it is instantly runnable after you unpack the package into your hard disk. The executable file you will use is named as pcl2image.

Before running the application, you have to open the term on your Linux system, in which you are able to input the commands for converting PCL to TIFF image.

For simply use, you can set the current directory of the opened tern window to the one where you have saved the application. For getting more information about how to use the commands of the application, please input "pcl2image" in the blinking cursor in term and click "Enter" button.

The commands to be inputted in term are consisted of called program, source file and target file just like the following template showing:

./pcl2image –i aa.pcl –o aa.tiff 

In the template, "pcl2image" is the name of the executable file, option "-i" indicates the name of the source file "aa.pcl", and "-o" option indicates the name for the target image "aa.tiff".

For your better understanding the commands template, an example is given below.

./pcl2image –i ./printed/A.pcl –o ./test/A.tiff –b 1 –c 0

In the commands,

./pcl2image means the path of pcl2image.
./printed/A.pcl following behind "-i" is the path of source file.
./test/A.tiff following behind "-o" is the path of target file.
–b 1 is to set the color depth for output TIFF as 1-bit.
–c 0 is to create TIFF file without compression.

Then please press "Enter" button to run the conversion from PCL to TIFF and finish all the operations.

There are also some other compression methods for TIFF image:

  1. 1. -c 1: Compress TIFF using packbits arithmetic
  2. 2. -c 2: Compress TIFF using Lempel-Ziv-Welch-1
  3. 3. -c 3: Compress TIFF using Lempel-Ziv-Welch-2
  4. 4. -c 4: Compress TIFF using CCITT Group 3 (1 D)
  5. 5. -c 5: Compress TIFF using CCITT Group 3 (2 D)
  6. 6. -c 6: Compress TIFF using CCITT Group 4
  7. 7. -c 7: Compress TIFF using ZIP
  8. In addition, PCL to TIFF Shell for Linux is also able to create fax TIFF file. The related options:

  9. 1. -faxtif : Convert normal TIFF to fax TIFF, optional
  10. 2. -faxtif 0: YResolution = 98.
  11. 3. -faxtif 1: YResolution = 196.

PCL to TIFF Shell for Linux is developed for advanced server and developer users. If you need to run the application on a server, you can use a server license. If you want to redistribute the application in your developed software package, please use a developer license. To buy any one of the licenses, please click here.

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