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

You would like to choose a helpful tool that allows you both to convert prn to pcx and set page size. PCL Converter command line is a nice choice of you, because it makes directly changing the file extension to your desired one or ones in command prompt window (see Picture command prompt window) available. The operation is easy and simple, and the rest part of the article will show you how to convert prn to pcx and set page size via PCL Converter command line.

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Input command line to convert prn to pcx and set page size

The way to input command line is pretty easy, do Just as the following pictures indicates,

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

Press  “start”

choose “Run”

input “cmd”  

Press “enter”, you will have the command prompt window.

command prompt

2) Here goes the crucial step, making sure the command line you are going to input accurate.

pcltool.exe -width 700 -height 600 C:\in.prn C:\out.pcx


  • C:\in.prn  is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  • C:\out.pcx is to specify the pcx file name for output.
  • width 700 -height 600 is to set page size width to 700 and height to 600.

3) Once the inputting is done, press “enter”, you are allowed to see

detailed operation on command line

Open your file to check the difference between two files

pcx file contained in PCL Converter

The picture vividly demonstrate that you have  successfully convert prn to pcx. Here one point you should bear in mind is that you should open pcx file in a computer with a pcx reader to check page size changing or just convert it to pdf file.

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