Convert pcl to jpeg and rotate page via command line?

Jpeg is a kind of image file format that you see everyday. When you finish converting pcl to jpeg, sometimes, you need to rotate page to achieve visual effect. How about using a command line to help you convert pcl to jpeg and rotate page? PCL Converter command line is a wise choice of you, because it 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.

Downloading&Installing PCL Converter command line

  1. click the 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 of PCL Converter command line

There are two ways to experience PCL Converter command line: one is to press “try”, the other one to press “Buy now”. The former one means you are entitled 50times free of charge to experience this wonderful software. The latter one means you purchase it for permanent use.

Launching  command prompt window

Click “start” and go to “Run”


Enter “cmd”


Press “ok” you will have the command prompt window.

command prompt

Inputting command line

Input the command line to convert pcl to jpeg and rotate page, it goes below

pcltool.exe –rotate 90 D:\in.pcl D:\out.jpeg


  • D:\in.pcl is to specify a pcl filename or a directory for input,
  • D:\out.jpeg is to specify the jpeg file name for output,
  • -rotate 90 is to rotate page by 90 degree.

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

    detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

    When you see “result=ok”, it means the program has gone through.  

    Checking file

    Open the output file to check if pcl has been converted to jpeg file and to check the the rotation of jpeg page, screenshots again.

    jpeg file

    jpeg file   

    So far, you have successfully converted pcl to jpeg. Surely, you have found that the rotation of page is successful.  For inquiry, please visit at

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