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Free online CHM to PCL conversion App via perl

Use free online app or Perl SDK to convert between CHM & PCL as well as several popular formats from Microsoft® Word.

How to Convert CHM to PCL on Perl: Step-by-Step Code Example

# Converting CHM to HTML
binmode(DATA);
# while( read (DATA, $Book1_data, 8)) {};
read (DATA, $Book1_data, $filelength);
close (DATA);    
my $folder = $TEMPFOLDER; # replace NULL with a proper value
# ready_file('api'=> $api, 'file'=>$name + ".CHM" ,'folder' =>$folder) ;
%!(EXTRA string=HTML)
# Converting HTML to PCL
# SDK not available
%!(EXTRA string=HTML, string=PCL)

Transform CHM into PCL with the Perl Cloud SDK

  1. Initialize WordsApi and CellsApi with Client Id, Client Secret, Base URL & API version
  2. Set ConvertDocumentRequest with parameters local file name and format as HTML
  3. Call WordsApi convertDocument to convert CHM document to HTML
  4. Initialize SaveOption from CellsAPI with parameters SaveFormat as PCL
  5. Call cellsSaveAsPostDocumentSaveAs method to convert CHM file to PCL

Start Using Aspose.Total REST APIs

  1. Create an account at Dashboard to get free API quota & authorization details
  2. Get Aspose.Words and Aspose.Cells Cloud SDKs for Perl source code from Aspose.Words GitHub and Aspose.Cells GitHub repos to compile/use the SDK yourself or head to the Releases for alternative download options.
  3. Also have a look at Swagger-based API Reference for Aspose.Words and Aspose.Cells to know more about the REST API.

How to Convert Word CHM to other formats online

You can use Aspose.Words to transform CHM files into HTML format. Then, you can input the HTML files to any of the APIs in Aspose.Total, such as Aspose.Cells, Aspose.PDF, Aspose.Email, Aspose.Slides, Aspose.Diagram, Aspose.Tasks, Aspose.3D, Aspose.HTML. This will allow you to output the files in hundred of different formats.

To see the full list of supported formats, please check the Aspose.Total Cloud page.

How to Convert MS Word CHM to Image formats

Aspose.Words Cloud SDK produces few quick and easy ways to convert MS Word files to various image formats similar to what we have done above for PCL: by direct REST API calls or using SDKs. There are multiple image formats accessible for converting Word documents with Aspose.Words Cloud APIs - JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, and TIFF.

  1. Create ConvertDocumentRequest object to convert CHM document
  2. Call ConvertDocument method of WordsApi class instance for conversion from CHM

Simple Steps to Convert CHM to PDF Online

For CHM to PDF please follow these steps:

  1. Visit the CHM to PDF webpage.
  2. Upload your CHM file from your device.
  3. Click on the “Convert” button.
  4. Wait for the conversion to finish.
  5. Once the conversion is complete, download the PDF file to your device.

How to Convert Webpage to PCL format

To convert a webpage to the PCL format, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the “Webpage to PCL” website.
  2. Enter the URL of the webpage you wish to convert into the designated input box.
  3. Click the “Convert” button to initiate the conversion process.
  4. Wait for the conversion to complete.
  5. Download the PCL file to your device once the conversion is finished.

By following these steps, you can easily convert and download webpages in the desired PCL format for offline access and further use.

FAQ

  • What is CHM Format?
    The CHM file format represents Microsoft HTML help file that consists of a collection of HTML pages. It provides an index for quick accessing the topics and navigation to different parts of the help document. The CHM file can be searched for contents via the provided search option. CHM is Microsoft Proprietary online help file format that is often used for software documentation. In addition, it is used in several other applications like training guides, interactive books, and electronic newsletters. Most of the modern Microsoft Development environments support generating CHM documentation from information available in the application.
  • What is PCL Format?
    PCL stands for Printer Command Language which is a Page Description Language introduced by Hewlett Packard (HP). HP created PCL to provide an efficient way for controlling printer features across many different printing devices. The format was originally developed for HP’s dot matrix and Inkjet printers, but has been part of various thermal, matrix and page printers with the passage of time. The format underwent several different revisions, resulting in different versions where each version was enhanced to meet the demands of time with respect to the printer control features. Today, PCL is the most widely spread printer language in the laster printer market.
  • How can I get started with Aspose.Total REST APIs?
    Quickstart not only guides through the initialization of Aspose.Total Cloud API, it also helps in installing the required libraries.
  • Where can I see the release notes for Aspose.Total Cloud API?
    Complete release notes can be reviewed at Aspose.Total Cloud Documentation.
  • Is it safe to convert CHM to PCL in the Cloud?
    Of course! Aspose Cloud uses Amazon EC2 cloud servers that guarantee the security and resilience of the service. Please read more about Aspose's Security Practices.
  • What file formats are supported by Aspose.Total Cloud API?
    Aspose.Total Cloud can convert file formats from any product family to any other product family to PDF, DOCX, XPS, image(TIFF, JPEG, PNG BMP), MD and more. Checkout the complete list of supported file formats.
  • I can not find the SDK for my favorite language. What should I do?
    Aspose.Total Cloud is also available as a Docker Container. Try using it with cURL in case your required SDK is not available yet.