DICOMBZ2 file format description

Many people share .dicombz2 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .dicombz2 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .dicombz2 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.dicombz2 - BZip2 Compressed DICOM Image

The DICOMBZ2 archive files are related to XnView. The DICOMBZ2 file is a BZip2 Compressed DICOM 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.

Archive files
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BZip2 Compressed DICOM 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 .dicombz2 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .dicombz2 files. Be especially cautious with .dicombz2 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .dicombz2 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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