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DICM file format description

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

1 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
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acr, dc3, dic, dicm, dicom
DICOM Bitmap Image related extensions:
DICOM Bitmap Image

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

Can't open a .dicm 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.

The .dicm file extension is often given incorrectly!

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

icm, dcim, dim, dcm, docm, dic

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Integrated Climatic Model Data
Image Color Matching Profile
ICEM Surf Model
DICOM Bitmap Image
Microsoft Office Custom Dictionary
Direct Internet Message Encapsulation Data

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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