Convert prn to pcx and rotate page via command line?

In the following part on detailed descriptions of the usage of PCL Converter command line, you will acquire a few tips to convert prn to pcx and rotate page in a convenient and quick manner.  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 pcx and rotate page

You have to launch command prompt window first to make preparation for entering command line

1) Click “start” and then go to “Run”

Click “start” and then go to “Run”

2) Input “cmd”into the following

run dialog

3) Press “ok”, you will find command prompt window popping up

command prompt

The following step is critical, do make sure the command line you are going to input correct.

pcltool.exe –rotate 180 D:\in.prn D:\out.pcx


  1. D:\in.prn is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  2. D:\out.pcx is to specify the pcx file name for output,
  3. -rotate 180 is to rotate page of bmp file by 180 degree.

Once the inputting is done, press “ok”, you will find,

detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

Open your file to check

To make sure you will have a sound visual effect, the makes a comparison below.

pcx file

pcx file   

The above pictures vividly demonstrate that you have successfully converted prn to pcx. And you have noticed the change of image page rotation. In a word, the command line to convert prn to pcx and rotate page is pretty effective. If you need more information on converting document formats, please read VeryPDF PCL Converter user manual for detailed information.

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