Convert PCL to PDF in Java

PCL to PDF conversion with a few lines of Java code


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About GroupDocs.Conversion for Java API

GroupDocs.Conversion for Java is an advanced file format conversion API for converting between popular image and document formats such as Microsoft Office, OpenDocument, PDF, HTML, email, CAD. and much more with just a few lines of code. The native API automatically detects the formats of the original documents and offers many options for customizing the converted documents. Along with the function of extracting information from a document, it also supports caching of the conversion results to the local disk by default. However, any type of cache storage can be supported by implementing the appropriate interfaces - Amazon S3, Dropbox, Google Drive, Windows Azure, Reddis, or any others.

Convert your PCL files to PDF files in Java. It only takes a couple of lines of Java code on any platform of your choice, such as Windows, Linux, macOS. You can try converting PCL to PDF for free and evaluate the quality of the conversion results. Along with simple file conversion scripts, you can try more sophisticated options for loading the PCL source file and storing the PDF output.

For example, for the source file PCL, you can use the following upload options:

  • automatic detection of the file format;
  • specify a password for protected files (if the file format supports it);
  • replace missing fonts to preserve the appearance of the document.

There are also advanced conversion options for the PDF file:

  • convert a specific page of a document or a range of pages;
  • add a watermark to the converted PDF.

Once the conversion is complete, you can save the PDF file to your local file path or to any third party storage such as FTP, Amazon S3, Google Drive, Dropbox etc. Please note - to convert PCL to PDF, you do not need to install any additional software, such as MS Office, Open Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader etc.

Steps to Convert PCL to PDF in Java

GroupDocs.Conversion allows developers to easily convert a PCL file to PDF with a few lines of code.

  • Create a new instance of the Converter class and upload the file PCL with the full path
  • Set ConvertOptions for document type to PDF.
  • Call the convert() method and pass the document name (full path) and format (PDF) as a parameter

System Requirements

Basic conversion using GroupDocs.Conversion for the Java API can be done with just a few lines of code. Our APIs are supported on all major platforms and operating systems. Before executing the code below, make sure you have the following prerequisites installed on your system.

  • Operating systems: Microsoft Windows, Linux, MacOS
  • Development environment: NetBeans, Intellij IDEA, Eclipse, etc.
  • Java runtime: J2SE 6.0 and above
  • Get the latest GroupDocs.Conversion for Java from Maven

// Load source file PCL for conversion
Converter converter = new Converter("input.pcl");
// Prepare conversion options for target format PDF
ConvertOptions convertOptions = new FileType().fromExtension("pdf").getConvertOptions();
// Convert to PDF format
converter.convert("output.pdf", convertOptions);

PCL to PDF Live Demo

Convert PCL to PDF now by visiting the GroupDocs.Conversion App website. The free demo has the following benefits

No need to download API

No need to write any code

Just upload the source file

Get download link to save the file

Other supported PCL conversions in Java

You can also convert PCL to many other file formats. Please see the list below.

Convert PCL to BMP

(Bitmap image file)

Convert PCL to DCM

(Dicom image)

Convert PCL to EMF

(Enhanced metafile format)

Convert PCL to EMZ

(Windows compressed enhanced metafile)

Convert PCL to EPUB

(Open e book file)

Convert PCL to GIF

(Graphical interchange format)

Convert PCL to JP2

(Jpeg 2000 core image)

Convert PCL to JPEG

(Joint photographic expert group image)

Convert PCL to PDF

(Portable document format)

Convert PCL to PNG

(Portable network graphic)

Convert PCL to PSB

(Photoshop large document format)

Convert PCL to PSD

(Photoshop document)

Convert PCL to SVG

(Scalar vector graphics)

Convert PCL to SVGZ

(Compressed scalable vector graphics)

Convert PCL to TEX

(La te x source document)

Convert PCL to TGA

(Truevision graphics adapter)

Convert PCL to TIFF

(Tagged image file format)

Convert PCL to WEBP

(Raster web image format)

Convert PCL to WMF

(Windows metafile)

Convert PCL to WMZ

(Compressed windows metafile)

Convert PCL to XPS

(Xml paper specifications)

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