DCM30 file format description

Many people share .dcm30 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dcm30 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dcm30 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dcm30 - DICOM 3.0 Bitmap Image

The DCM30 graphic files are related to XnView. The DCM30 file is a DICOM 3.0 Bitmap Image. The DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) 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
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DICOM 3.0 Bitmap Image related extensions:
ZX Spectrum Hobetta Image
Pocket PC Bitmap Image
Amapi Image
Sony Mavica Picture
GoDot Image
TI-73 Bitmap

Naturally, other applications may also use the .dcm30 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dcm30 files. Be especially cautious with .dcm30 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dcm30 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.

Operating systems

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