English
Home   /   File format   /   dcm

DCM file format

File extension
.dcm
File category
Description
DCM is an international format specially created for the storage of body images captured with medical imaging equipment. For instance, magnetic resonance, computer tomography images, ultrasound images, fluoroscopy, and images captured with other medical imaging gadgets. Also, it serves as a storage device for patient’s information in the metadata forming a part of a single file.
Technical details
DCM is a file type created by DICOM or Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. It was developed to aid the viewing and distribution of medical images through a standard file format. Also, this file format helps to store MRI’s, CT scans, ultrasound images, and other body scans with patient's details and other useful information.
Programs
ACD Systems Canvas 15
DicomWorks
ezDICOM
MRIcro
IrfanView
OsiriX Imaging Software
MeVisLab
ImageMagick
GIMP
Main program
Adobe Photoshop CC
Developer
NEMA