PCL file converter How to convert PCL file?

What is PCL file?


PCL is a file extension coming from Printer Command Language Document. It is a language file that printers use to interpret commands from users. To open a .PCL file, you have to download the open source software called PclEdit and then run it in your operating system. It will automatically convert your .PCL files into PDFs that you can read and work with in Adobe Acrobat Reader or any other application that supports PDF documents.

PCL Format details


Full Name Printer Command Language Document
Developer HP
Category Layout Files

Software, that convert PCL files


The easiest way to convert a PCL file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle PCL files. Open your PCL file with one of them and save in another file format.


PCL Converters

  • OpenPCL Viewer
  • PCL Reader
  • EscapeE
  • PCL Works
  • 5 PCL converters

PCL conversions