Convert prn to tif and set resolution via command line?

If you convert prn to tif, you sometimes need to set resolution to make it more comfortable to view in terms of appearance. How about using a command line to help you convert prn to tif and set resolution. PCL Converter command line is a wise choice of you, because it 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.

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installing interface of PCL Converter

Input command line to convert prn to tif and set resolution

The way to input 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 have to make sure the command line you are going to input accurate.

pcltool.exe -xres 800 -yres 600 D:\in.prn D:\out.tif


  • D:\in.prn is to specify a prn filename or a directory for input,
  • D:\out.tif is to specify the tif file name for output,
  • xres 800 -yres 600 is to set X resolution 800 and Y resolution 600 to image file.

Once the inputting is done, press “ok”, you are allowed to see

detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

Open your file to check the difference between two bmp files

To achieve sound effect, the makes a comparison below.

tif file contained in PCL Converter 2.0 folder

                                                    PIC 1

tif file

                                                     PIC 2

tif file

                                                     PIC 3

The PIC 2 shows the resolution before setting while PIC 3 after setting, which tells you have converted prn to tif. If you want to get more information, you can read VeryPDF PCL Converter user manual.

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