Convert prn to tiff and set resolution 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 prn to tiff and set resolution 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.

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installing interface of PCL Converter

Input command line to convert prn to tiff and set resolution

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 -xres 640 -yres 480 D:\in.prn D:\out.tiff


  1. D:\in.prn is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  2. D:\out.tiff is to specify the tiff file name for output,
  3. xres 640 -yres 480 is to set resolution, that’ is, set X resolution 640 and Y resolution 480 to image file.

Once the inputting is done, press “ok”, you are allowed to see

detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

Open your file to check

tiff file

tiff file

The above pictures vividly demonstrate that you have successfully converted prn to tiff. And you have noticed the slight change of image resolution. If you need more information on converting document formats, please read VeryPDF PCL Converter user manual for further information.

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