PCL - Printer Command Language - is a page description language (PDL) developed by Hewlett-Packard as a printer protocol and has become a de facto industry standard. Originally developed for early inkjet printers in 1984, PCL has been released in varying levels for thermal, matrix printer, and page printers.
HP introduced PCL 6 around 1995 with the HP LaserJet 4000 series printers. It consists of:
PCL in Aspose.Words
Aspose.Words provides support to save the document to PCL format. Aspose.Words can save documents to PCL 6 (PCL 6 Enhanced or PCL XL) format.
PclSaveOptions class can be used to specify additional options when saving a document into the PCL format.
The following code example shows how to save the document to PCL using save options.