A PRN file is a special type of file which contains instructions for a printer, it tells the printer what to print on the page and where as well as which paper tray to use, what the paper size is and a number of other controls. If you want to view a prn file, although it is not viewed so much, you need a tool to convert, a universal document format, or other easily readable formats. The VeryPDF.com introduces you , with which you can convert or other document formats effortlessly. For details, please see below!
Step1, Downloading&Installing PCL Converter command line
- click the link to open http://www.verypdf.com/pcltools/index.html
- go to VeryPDF PCL Converter command line
- press “Download” and save file
During the installing process, you are bound to see below window box.
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Step2, Launching the MS-DOS command prompt window
You are bound to launch MS-DOS command prompt window. Because theis bound to be operated under the MS-DOS environment. The procedure is easy, and the following pictures will guide you.
Press “start”>choose “Run”>input “cmd”>press “ok”
When the following appears, you will have the MS-DOS command prompt window.
Input the command line to convert prn to pdf, it goes below
pcltool.exe C:\in.prn C:\out.pdf
- C:\in.prn is to specify a pcl filename or a directory for input,
- C:\out.pdf is to specify the pdf file name for output.
Once the input is done, press “enter” key, you will see,
Picture command prompt window
When you see “result=ok”, it means the program has gone through.
Step4, Checking file
Open the output file to check if px3 has been converted to pdf file, screenshots again.
So far, you have successfully converted prn to pdf so as to you can read your prn file in pdf document format. For inquiry, please visit at www.verypdf.com.