Convert pcl to bmp and set page size via command line?

PCL Converter command line is an expert on converting pcl to bmp and setting page size. It has gained widely popularity among people who used it before. To make more people master the skill of using PCL Converter command line, the VeryPDF.com uses this article to illustrate how helpful this tool is.

Downloading&Installing PCL Converter command line

Click the link to open http://www.verypdf.com/pcltools/index.html,  and then download VeryPDF PCL Converter command line.  when you begin to install PCL Converter command line, you are bound to see below window box.

installing interface of PCL Converter command line

There are two ways to experience PCL Converter command line: one is to press “try”, the other one to press “Buy now”. The former one means you are entitled 50times free of charge to experience this wonderful software. The latter one means you purchase it for permanent use.

Launching the MS-DOS command prompt window

The way to launch MS-DOS command prompt window is easy, and the following pictures will guide you.

Press  “start”>choose “Run”>input “cmd”>press “ok”

Press  “start”

choose “Run” 

Enter cmd as the picture indicates,

cmd dialog

Press “ok”, you will have the MS-DOS command prompt window.

command prompt

Inputting command line

Input the command line to convert pcl to bmp and set page size, it goes below

pcltool.exe -width 800 -height 600 C:\in.pcl C:\out.bmp

where

  • C:\in.pcl is to specify a pcl filename or a directory for input,
  • C:\out.bmp is to specify the bmp file name for output.
  • width 800 -height 600 is to set page size width to 800 and height to 600.

Once the input is done, press “enter” key, you will see,

detailed operation on command line displayed in command prompt

When you see “result=ok”, it means the program has gone through.  

Checking file

Open the output file to check if pcl has been converted to bmp file with page size changing , see below contrast.

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From the above picture, you can safely say that you are successful in converting pcl to bmp and setting page size.

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