Convert pcl to pdf and edit pdf title via command line

Pdf file, a file format that provides an electronic image of text or text and graphics that looks like a printed document and can be viewed, printed, and electronically transmitted. If you finish converting pcl to pdf, sometimes you need to edit pdf title according to your requirements. It is pretty easy to do this by using PCL Converter command line. PCL Converter is the fastest and most accurate converter of PCL, PXL, PX3 to PDF, TIFF and other distribution formats. Integrate high-volume batch conversion into your server-based application or workflow.

Below is a pcl file, you can’t open it at random, but after you convert pcl to pdf, you not only can view it but can edit pdf title.

pcl file contained in PCL Converter 2.0 folder

The command line to convert pcl to pdf and edit pdf title is as follows,

pcltool.exe –title “title” C:\in.pcl C:\out.pdf


  • D:\in.pcl is to specify a pcl filename or a directory for input,
  • D:\out.pdf is to specify the pdf file name for output,
  • -title is to set 'title' to PDF file. This article sets pdf title as “VeryPDFLW” as an example.

Now, please launch command prompt window, do as the picture indicates,

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

way to launch MS-DOS command prompt window

After pressing “ok”, you will open the command prompt window.

command prompt

You continue to input the above command line pcltool.exe –title “title” C:\in.pcl C:\out.pdf  to convert pcl to pdf and edit pdf title when finishing, press “enter”, you will find detailed prompt information as displayed in the following screenshot.

detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

Now, you could open the file to check the result, the makes two pictures posted below.

pdf file

result pic   

The pictures fully demonstrate that pcl has successfully been converted to pdf and edited pdf title. If you want to get more information, please visit to download and purchase PCL Converter command line.

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