Convert prn to bitmap and rotate page via command line?

If you want to convert prn to bitmap and rotate page through command line, you can choose PCL Converter command line to help you. 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. PCL Converter 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.

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installing interface of PCL Converter

Input command line to convert prn to bitmap and rotate page

The method of inputting command line is pretty easy, do Just as the following picture indicates,

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

way to launch MS-DOS command prompt window

2) Here goes the crucial step, you try to make sure the command line you are going to input correct.

pcltool.exe –rotate 90 D:\in.prn D:\out.bmp


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

Once the inputting is done, press “ok”, you will see prompt information as displayed in the following snapshot.   

detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

Open your file to check the difference between two bitmap files

bmp fle


bmp file


The two picture show you the prn has been converted to bitmap file and bitmap page has been rotated. In a word, PCL Converter command line to convert prn to bitmap and rotate page is effective. If you want to get more information, you can read VeryPDF PCL Converter user manual or just visit

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