Convert prn to jpg and set color depth via command line?

Jpg is the most common image format used by digital cameras and other photographic image capture devices; it is the most common format for storing and transmitting photographic images on the World Wide Web. So, you can try to convert some unreadable files, prn to jpg files. The following part of the article is going to show you how to convert prn to jpg and set color depth  using PCL Converter command line.

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 prn to jpg and set color depth, it goes below

pcltool.exe –bitcount 24  D:\in.prn D:\out.jpg


  1. D:\in.prn is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  2. D:\out.jpg is to specify the jpg file name for output,
  3. –bitcount 24 is to set color depth for image conversion.

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

jpg file

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

Checking file

Open the output file to check if prn has been converted to jpg file and to check the image color depth, screenshots again.

jpg file contained in PCL Converter 2.0 folder


So far, you have successfully converted prn to jpg so as to you can read your prn file in jpg document format.  For inquiry, please visit at

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