Convert prn to pdf and edit pdf title via command line

Pdf file, a file format that provides an electronic image of text or text and graphics that looks like a printed document and can be viewed, printed, and electronically transmitted. So, pdf file is easy to edit pdf title, if you convert prn to pdf at first. The offers you PCL Converter. 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. Below part is the usage of the command line version of PCL Converter.

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Input command line to convert prn to pdf and edit pdf title

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 correct.

pcltool.exe -subject “subject” C:\in.prn C:\out.pdf


  • D:\in.prn is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  • D:\out.pdf is to specify the pdf file name for output,
  • -subject “subject” is to set ‘subject’ to PDF file.

    Once the inputting is done, press “ok”, you will find detailed prompt information as displayed in the following screenshot.

    detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

    Open your file to check


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    The above pictures vividly demonstrate that you have successfully converted prn to pdf. And you have noticed the title has been edited. In a word, the command line to convert prn to pdf and edit pdf title is pretty effective. If you need more information on converting document formats, please read VeryPDF PCL Converter user manual for detailed information.

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