How to convert pcl to postscript via command line?

The has been receiving following questions “is there a tool available to convert pcl to postscript?” the answer is confirmative. In order to help the people holding this question, the introduces you PCL Converter command line, a greatly useful pcl converter, with which you could convert pcl to postscript effortlessly.

First step—Downloading&Installing PCL Converter command line

1) click the following link to open

2) go to  VeryPDF PCL Converter command line

3) press “Download” and save file

During the installing process, you are bound to see below window box

installing interface

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Second step—Launching command prompt window

You are bound to launch MS-DOS command prompt window. Because the command line is bound to be operated under the MS-DOS environment. The procedure is easy, and the following pictures will guide you.

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

way to launch MS-DOS command prompt window

when the following appears, you will have the MS-DOS command prompt window

command prompt

Third step—Inputting command line

input command line to convert pcl to postscript

it goes below

pcltool.exe C:\in.pcl C:\


  • C:\in.pcl is to specify a pcl filename or a directory for input,
  • C:\ is to specify the ps file name for output.

when the input is done, press “enter” key, you will see

detailed operation displayed in  command prompt

here “result=ok” means the program has gone through. 

Fourth step—Checking file

open the file to check if the pcl file has been converted to postscript file

result pic

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