Convert prn to pdf and add pdf bookmark via command line

A bookmark is a thin marker, commonly made of paper or card, used to keep the reader’s place in a book and to enable the reader to return to it with ease. Other frequently used materials for bookmarks are leather, metals like silver and brass, silk, wood and fabrics. Many bookmarks can be clipped on a page with the aid of a page-flap. The book mark mentioned above is a real one, it is useful to mark the pages that you have covered. But a bookmark in pdf will picture you what the main contents of pdf are. How to add pdf bookmark, you may ask, you can use PCL Converter to convert prn to pdf and add pdf bookmark at the same tine.

Download PCL Converter command line

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installing interface of PCL Converter

Input command line to convert prn to pdf and add pdf bookmark

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 –bookmark 1 D:\in.prn D:\out.pdf


  • D:\in.prn is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  • D:\out.pdf is to specify the pdf file name for output,
  • -bookmark 1 is to Use short filename as bookmarks.

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

detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

Open your file to check if prn has been converted to pdf file and what the bookmark is?

pdf file

In a word, it is effective to use PCL Converter command line to convert prn to pdf and add pdf bookmark. If you want to get more information, you can read VeryPDF PCL Converter user manual or just visit

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