How to open file with DCM extension?

DCM file description

.DCM is the file extension used for transmitting and storing medical images. This type of file can be generated using any of the medical imaging instruments and can be shared amongst themselves easily as well. These files are now days used in the hospitals and small clinics as well.
If you have a device that can receive and decode the .DCM file format, you can easily exchange these files and along with these images, you can transfer patient data as well. But while communicating with these files do remember the specific file format and the communication protocol for successful exchange of medical data.

Basic information about DCM file

File DCM is one of the files of the Raster Image Files category. Its full name is DICOM Image . File format DCM was created by NEMA. If you arrived here, you are probably looking for programs that will help you support this particular file extension. In the further part of this page you will find a list of programs that support file DCM sorted by operating systems. If our database contains information about converting a DCM file, you will definitely find it here.
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Programs that support DCM file

Programs for Mac OS system
Programs for Linux system
Conversion of a DCM file
When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the DCM extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of DCM file conversion to a different format.
File Conversions from DCM extension to a different format :
dcm to jpg,
File conversions from other format to DCM file:
We hope we helped you solve the problem with the DCM file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.
What else may cause problems?
There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the DCM file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).
First - the DCM file may be incorrectly linked (associated) with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this link by yourself. To do this, right-click on the DCM file # that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the DCM file should be solved forever.
Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the DCM file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).
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