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How to open .PCL file extension?

File Type : 2D Graphic Page Control Language
Compatible with (WinXP,Vista,Win7,Win8 and Win10)

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What is .PCL file extension?

.PCL file extension is a known file type. This section of tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
Digital printed document created in the Printer Command Language (PCL) page description language; describes the layout of text and graphics for the document; originally used by Hewlett-Packard printers in the 1980s and now used by HP LaserJet printers and others; widely used but offers fewer features than the PostScript (.PS) format. PCL files can be created from the Windows print dialog by redirecting the print output to a file using a compatible PCL driver. They can also be created in Unix systems by redirecting the printer queue to a file. PCL files can be printed to any HP LaserJet printer by opening the Windows command prompt and typing print file.pcl. In Unix, you can type lpr file.pcl.
You can see a list of software programs here on that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.

Software that can be used to open .PCL files:

Microsoft Windows:
  • OpenPCL Viewer
  • PageTech PCL Reader
  • RedTitan Technology EscapeE
  • PageTech PCL Works
  • PageTech PCLTool SDK
  • CoolUtils PCL Viewer
  • OpenPCL Viewer
Apple Mac OS X:
  • OpenPCL Viewer