What is DICOM file?
DICOM is a file extension for digital imaging data files in the form of images, video, or a combination of both. This file type can be used to store medical images such as MRI, CT scan, and x-ray.
DICOM Format details
|Full Name||DICOM Image Format|
|Category||Raster Image Files|
Tools that will help you view DICOM files
Sometimes you need to quickly preview the contents of a file with the DICOM extension. In such a situation, many people decide to find a tool that, according to its creators, can display the contents of the DICOM file and many other types of files (All in One Viewer).
Of course, there are such tools. However, it should be remembered that they may display the data contained in the DICOM file differently than the application dedicated to handling the DICOM file extension. When you cannot afford to have the data of the DICOM file displayed different from the original, you should use the applications developed to work with the DICOM file.
Below you will find a list of software programs that will help you with this. These software programs will help you view the content of the DICOM file, minimizing possible errors that may arise with other tools.
DICOM File Viewers
- Adobe Photoshop