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Informations about the DCM filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .dcm filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .dcm file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

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.dcm - DICOM Bitmap Image

The DCM file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the DICOM Bitmap Image according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the DICOM Bitmap Image (.dcm) files can be opened or converted with the help of MeVisLab.

Format description:
DCM format
Magic string:
- / -
acr, dc3, dic, dicom
Related links:
Related extensions:
Slow Scan Television
BMF Bitmap
Sun Icon/Cursor
Fuzzy Pixmap Manipulation Image
VIPS Image
Adobe ImageStyler File

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .dcm file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .dcm extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .dcm files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .dcm file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .dcm file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .dcm file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .dcm file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .dcm extension

The .dcm filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .dcm files.

rcm, ccm, ecm, dvm, dmc, dfm, dcn, dck, wcm, dc, scm, cdm, fcm, dxm, dsm

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .dcm file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .dcm extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

NTI CD/DVD-Maker Image
Dynamic Studio Module
Delphi Form
WinCam 2000 Movie
DumpSec Report
ScreenCam Movie File

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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