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Details of extension .dcm

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .dcm file?
  • Which program can create the .dcm file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .dcm format?
  • What can convert .dcm files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .dcm extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

DICOM Bitmap Image .dcm file icon

DICOM Bitmap Image

DCM file is a Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine Bitmap Image. The DICOM standard was created by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) to aid the distribution and viewing of medical images, such as CT scans, MRIs, and ultrasound.
Category: Graphic files
Application: MeVisLab
Program name: -
Mime-type: image/x-dicom
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
acr, dc3, dic, dicom
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Other types of files may also use the .dcm file extension. If you have helpful information about .dcm extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .dcm filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

fcm (35), dm (30), scm (27), dmc (19), rcm (17), dvm (14), dfm (14), vcm (13), dcl (10), dch (10), xcm (9), dxm (8), cdm (8), ecm (6), ddm (5)

Can't open a .dcm file?

If you want to open a .dcm file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .dcm association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:

File: example.dcm

To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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