DCM file format description
Many people share .dcm files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dcm file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dcm files.
2 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.dcm - DICOM Bitmap Image
The DCM graphic files are related to MeVisLab. 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.
- Graphic files
- - / -
- acr, dc3, dic, dicm, dicom
- DICOM Bitmap Image related extensions:
.dcmf - DiskCatalogMaker Catalog Data
The DCMF data files are related to DiskCatalogMaker. DCMF file is a DiskCatalogMaker Catalog Data. DiskCatalogMaker is a simple disk management tool for Mac OS X, which catalogs disks and folders.
Naturally, other applications may also use the .dcm file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dcm files. Be especially cautious with .dcm files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .dcm file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
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 one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .dcm file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
rcm, ccm, dmc, dcn, cdm, dm, dcl, xcm, dch, ecm, dvm, dfm, dck, wcm, dc
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
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