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DCM file extension

The table below provides useful information about the .dcm file extension. It answers questions such as:

  • What is the .dcm file?
  • What program do I need to open a .dcm file?
  • How can the .dcm file be opened, edited or printed?
  • How can I convert .dcm files to another format?

We hope you find this page helpful and a valuable resource!

2 extension(s) and 1 alias(es) found in database

✅ DICOM Bitmap Image

DCM file is a Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine Bitmap Image. The DICOM 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.
Category: Graphic files
Application: MeVisLab
Mime-type: image/x-dicom
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
DCM aliases:
acr, dc3, dic, dicm, dicom
DCM related links:
DCM related extensions:
Art Image

AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image

Windows Bitmap Image

CALS Compressed Bitmap

CorelDraw Drawing

Computer Graphics Metafile

Corel Photo-Paint Image

Windows Custom Cursor

Dr. Halo Bitmap Image

Desktop Color Separation Image

✅ DCM Music Module

DCM file is a DCM Music Module.
DCM format description not yet available
Category: Audio files
Application: Awave Studio
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DCM aliases:
DCM related links:
DCM related extensions:

✅ DiskCatalogMaker Catalog Data

DCMF file is a DiskCatalogMaker Catalog Data. DiskCatalogMaker is a simple disk management tool for Mac OS X, which catalogs disks and folders.
DCMF format description not yet available
Category: Data files
Application: DiskCatalogMaker
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic number: -
Magic string: -
Sample: -
DCMF aliases:
DCMF related links:
DCMF related extensions:
DiskCatalogMaker Thumbnail-Enabled Catalog Data

Other types of files may also use the .dcm file extension.

🔄 .dcm converters

The following softwares are capable of converting .dcm files to other formats:

XnView, Gimp

For example, using the softwares above, a .dcm file can be converted into one of the following formats:

flp, cin, pat, bum, dd, xv, wmz, cpt, rw2, cut, arf, pi6, emf, wic, rp

🚫 The .dcm file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

ccm, cdm, cm, dc, dch, dck, dcl, dcn, ddm, dfm, dm, dmc, dsm, dvm, dxm

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar file extensions in our database:

DRM Delivery Message
BYOND Dream Maker Source Code
NTI CD/DVD-Maker Image
Sybase PowerDesigner Conceptual Data Model
DipTrace Schematic Document
Deus Ex Modloader Map
Corel WordPerfect Macro
Lotus CC:Mail
ScreenCam Movie File
Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Depth Slope Definition

🔴 Can't open a .dcm 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 cannot open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it...

If you don't know how to set the .dcm file association, check the FAQ.

🔴 Can I change the extension of files?

Changing the filename extension of a file is not a good idea. When you change a file's extension, you change the way programs on your computer read the file. The problem is, changing the file extension does not change the file format.

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