The new version of Aspose.Pdf for Java 3.0.1 has been released. It provides with you the option to convert PCL files into PDF format. PCL (Printer Command Language) is a Hewlett-Packard printer language developed to access standard printer features. With this latest version of Aspose.Pdf you can convert these files into PDF format.
Here’s a detailed description of supported commands by versions of the Aspose.Pfd for Java:
|Sets of commands||Support||Exceptions|
|Job control commands||2.8||Duplex printing mode.|
|Page control commands||2.8||Perforation Skip command.|
|Cursor Positioning Commands||2.8||Transparent Print Data Command.|
|Font selection commands||2.8||Embedded soft fonts. In current version instead of creating soft font our library selects|
|suitable font from existing TrueType fonts.||Suitability is defined by width/height ratio. User Defined Symbol Sets.|
|Raster graphics commands||2.8|
|Print Model commands||3.0.1|
|Rectangle area fill commands||3.0.1|
|HP-GL/2 Vector Graphics commands||2.8||Screened Vector Command, Transparency Mode Command, Character Fill Mode Command, Transparent Data Command, Extra Space Command, Scalable or Bitmap Fonts Command,|
|Character Slant Command, Rotate Coordinate System Command||Define variable Text Path Command is in beta version.|
In upcoming releases, we plan to include complete support for soft fonts.
As well as support for PCL files, this release also introduces the following improvements:
- Converting medium and large XML files to PDF is now 5-10 times faster.
- Added feature for setting DPI manually for headless systems by setting system property aspose.pdf.dpi.
java -Djava.awt.headless=true -Daspose.pdf.dpi=120 -cp aspose.pdf-3.0.1.jdk15.jar:. your.entry.Point
Please download and try using the latest release version from Aspose.Pdf for Java 3.0.1.