You can use the application PRN to Picture Shell for Linux to convert the document of PRN to picture such as PRN to JPG on your Linux system just by some easy commands. PRN is a kind of print spool file which contains text and other content to be printed as well as instructions for the printer. It is the supported input format of this application.
PRN to Picture Shell for Linux is a tool specially designed for converting the document of PRN to picture. It is free to download and evaluate. Unpack the downloaded package, and you can instantly run the application on Linux system without any installation steps.
PRN to Picture Shell for Linux is Linux system oriented and natively supports being called from a script. If you want to run this application on a server, please buy a server registration key. This application also supports being redistributed within a third-party software package under grant of a developer license. For obtaining the licenses, please click here.
Before using PRN to Picture Shell for Linux, you need to open the term for inputting commands into it.
If you have changed the default current directory of the term to the one where the application is saved, you can call the application directly with its short file name. Or you will need to use the absolute path of the file.
Here is a basic command template which contains called program, source file and target file below and you can refer to it to write your own commands.
./pcl2image –i a.prn –o b.jpg
In the commands, "pcl2image" is to call the application, "-i a.prn" is to tell the converter that the source file is "a.prn", and "-o b.jpg" indicates that the converted image will be saved as "b.jpg".
Then please see the following specific example:
./pcl2image –i ./printed/file-in.prn –o ./image/file-out.jpg –b 24 –gh 800
In the commands, ./pcl2image is the path of the called program, –i following with ./printed/file-in.prn means the path of source file and –o following with ./image/file-out.jpg specifies the path of target file. –b 24 is to set image color depth as 24-bit. –gh 800 is for specifying image height as 800 pixel.
Then please hit "Enter" button on the keyboard to run the conversion from PRN to picture.