What is DICOM file?
DICOM stands for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine. It is a file extension that contains images from Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), computed tomography, positron emission tomography, and single-photon emission computed tomography scans. DICOM files are used by medical imaging professionals to store images in a format that is easy to share with others. They can be opened using the Open DICOM File application or a compatible web browser.
DICOM Format details
|Full Name||DICOM Image Format|
|Category||Raster Image Files|
Software, that convert DICOM files
The easiest way to convert a DICOM file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle DICOM files. Open your DICOM file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Adobe Photoshop