Convert prn to pcx and set resolution via command line?

Below is a prn file, you can not open it arbitrarily, however, after you convert prn to pcx, you not only can view it but can set resolution at your will.

pcx file contained in PCL Converter 2.0 folder

The tool to concert prn to pcx is PCL Converter command line. It is the fastest and most accurate converter of PCL, PXL, PRN,PX3 to PDF, TIFF, POSTSCRIPT and other distribution formats. Below is the progress during which you are allowed to see how to convert prn to pcx and set resolution using it.

The command line to convert prn to pcx and set resolution is as follows,

pcltool.exe -xres 640 -yres 480 D:\in.prn D:\out.pcx


  • D:\in.prn is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  • D:\out.pcx is to specify the pcx file name for output,
  • xres 640 -yres 480 is to set X resolution 640 and Y resolution 480 to image file.

    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

    Press “enter”, you will have the command prompt window.

    command prompt

    You continue to input the above command line to convert prn to pcx and set resolution when finishing, press “enter”, you will find

    detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

    Till now, you could open the file to check the result, to achieve sound effect, the makes two pictures sticked together.

    result pic

    You have to open pcx in a computer with the installation of pcx reader or directly convert it to pdf via PCL Converter command line.If you want to get more information, please visit at to download and purchase PCL Converter command line.

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