DCM File Type- The quick facts
What are DCM files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a DCM file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a DCM file?
DCM files have multiple uses, and DICOM Medical Imaging Bitmap is one of them.
DICOM Medical Imaging Bitmap
Files that contain the .dcm file extension are most commonly associated with image files that have been saved in the DICOM image format.
DICOM stands for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. This file format was created to distribute and view medical images using a standardized file format. The DCM file format was developed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
In addition to medical images, DCM files may also contain patient information.
How to open DCM files
We have identified 4 DCM openers that are compatible with this specific type of DCM file.
Programs that open DICOM Medical Imaging Bitmap files
Last updated: June 19, 2022
More file formats using the DCM extension
Through our research of DCM files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail.
- Atari Compressed Disk Communicator Image
- KiCad Documentation
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of DCM files. Remember, different programs may use DCM files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Pixillion Image Converter||User submitted|
|PiView Star Login Application||User submitted|
|Zoner Photo Studio||User submitted|
|DynaComm Connectivity Series||User submitted|
|CADWe'll CAPE2003||User submitted|
|JiveX Windows Native Starter||User submitted|
|synedra View Personal||User submitted|
|Pixillion Bildkonverter||User submitted|
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