Convert px3 to bmp and set color depth via command line?

BMP file format, the file name extension for the Bitmap image file format, it is quite useful in displaying image, so, if you have an unreadable file, like px3 you can convert it to bmp and set color depth or do other editing at your will. And the tool to convert px3 to bmp is PCL Converter. 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.

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 open the command prompt window.

command prompt

Inputting command line

Input the command line to convert px3 to bmp and set color depth, it goes below

pcltool.exe –bitcount 24 D:\in.px3 D:\out.bmp


  • D:\in.px3 is to specify a px3 filename or a directory for input,
  • D:\out.bmp is to specify the bmp file name for output,
  • –bitcount is to Set color depth for image conversion, 24 means that 24- bits color

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

detailed operation of command line displayed in  command prompt window

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

Checking file

Open the output file to check if px3  has been converted to bmp file and to check the image color depth, screenshots again.

bmp file

bmp file   

So far, you have successfully converted px3 to bmp. Surely, you have found that the setting color depth of bmp file is successful.  For inquiry, please visit at

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