Convert documents of TXT to PCL by command line

To convert the document of txt to pcl by command line, you can use the command line application of Document Converter because it can convert any printable documents to various image formats. With the command line application, you can also set different parameters for the target file in the conversion process.

Please download the command line application at for free trial. This is just for the free trial version of the command line application. If you need the official version of it to use all the functions, please click the following link to buy:

After downloading the application, you will see an executable file appear in the installation package named as doc2pdf.exe which is the most important file in the conversion from txt to pcl. It is the called program in the conversion and you can call it in MS-DOS interface.

Please see the following contents about the conversion and you will get some useful information if you are interested in this conversion.

Step1. Please open MS-DOS prompt window because the command line application is a MS-DOS oriented application. You need to click “Start”—“Run” to open “Run” dialog box. Then please input “cmd” in “Open” combo box and click “OK” button. To open “Run” dialog box, you can also use the hot key “Window”+ “R” combination.

Step2. Please input the command line in popup MS-DOS prompt window. The command line is like the following one which has called program, source file and target file. You need to refer to this one to write your command line:

doc2pdf –i D:\A.txt –o D:\A.pcl


doc2pdf  stands for the called program.

–i D:\A.txt  specifies the path of source file.

–o D:\A.pcl is the path of target file.

Step3. By clicking the “Enter” button on the keyboard, you will be able to run the conversion from txt to pcl and get the target file several seconds later.

There are also two other applications in Document Converter—GUI application and virtual printer application. There is a friendly and clear user interface of GUI application and you can accept and use it very well. With the help of virtual printer, you can save paper and ink when printing documents by scaling page size or combining several pages on one single sheet.

To learn more information about Document Converter, please visit its homepage at

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