Convert prn to jpg and set page size via command line?

Input the below command line pcltool.exe -width 800 -height 600 C:\in.prn C:\out.jpg in command prompt window, you could convert prn to jpg and set jpg page size width to 600 and height to 500 by using PCL Converter command line. PCL Converter command line, an advanced converting tool released by, can quickly convert, PRN and PXL print files to Adobe Acrobat PDF files as well as PS, Postscript, TIF, TIFF, JPG, JPEG, BMP, PCX, PXL files. The rest part of the article will explain the usage of it in minute detail.

The first step—Downloading

Follow this link to download PCL Converter command line

After the downloading work is done,  please find the VeryPDF PCL Converter v2.0, like the picture suggests below,

VeryPDF PCL Converter v2.0

The second step—Launching

Input command line, you have to launch command prompt window and the way to launch it is easy, do as the follow picture indicates

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

way to launch MS-DOS command prompt window

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

command prompt

The third step—Inputting

Input command line to convert prn to jpg and set page size, it goes below

pcltool.exe -width 800 -height 600 C:\in.prn C:\out.jpg


  • C:\in.prn  is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  • C:\out.jpg is to specify the jpg 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 of command line

The fourth step—Checking

Open the folder to check if prn file has been converted to ps, to show the contrast of the setting, the does a comparison below.

jpg file

jpg file

From the pictures, you find prn file has been converted to ps file and the page size has changed according to the command line.

There are plenty of functions about PCL Converter command line, if you are interested, you can try the related converting work by taking above steps as reference.

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