Convert pcl to bmp and rotate page via command line?

From the detailed descriptions of the usage of PCL Converter command line in the following part, you will master a few tips to convert pcl to bmp and rotate page in an easy and quick manner.  PCL Converter quickly converts PCL and PXL print files to Adobe Acrobat PDF files as well as PS, Postscript, TIF, TIFF, JPG, JPEG, BMP, PCX, PXL files. This is not a raster based conversion.  PCL Converter can be used to create either bitmap files (PCX, TIF, JPEG, etc.) at various resolutions or searchable PDF, PS, Postscript files.

Click the following link to download PCL Converter command line

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installing interface of PCL Converter

Input command line to convert pcl to bmp and rotate page

You have to launch command prompt window first to make preparation for entering command line

1) Click “start” and then go to “Run”

Click “start” and then go to “Run”

2) Input “cmd”into the following

run dialog

3) Press “ok”, you will find command prompt window popping up

command prompt

The following step is critical, do make sure the command line you are going to input accurate.

pcltool.exe –rotate 90 D:\in.pcl D:\out.bmp


  1. D:\in.pcl is to specify a pcl filename or a directory for input,
  2. D:\out.bmp is to specify the bmp file name for output,
  3. -rotate 90 is to rotate page of bmp file by 90 degree.

Once the inputting is done, press “ok”, you will find,

detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

Open your file to check

To make sure you get a sound visual effect, the makes a comparison below.

bmp file

bmp file   

The above pictures vividly demonstrate that you have successfully converted pcl to bmp. And you have noticed the change of image page rotation. In a word, the command line to covert pcl to bmp and rotate page is effective. If you need more information on converting document formats, please read VeryPDF PCL Converter user manual for further information.

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