Did you find or received DCM file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is DCM file extension and how you can open it.

What is a DCM file ext?

The .DCM file extension identifies DICOM Image File. DICOM is a digital image standard pioneered within the medical industry by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. These files may contain data related to various scans which produce medical images.

How to open a DCM file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like DCM. When you double click on the DCM file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received DCM files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with DCM files

Scan the file
Before trying to open DCM files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Unable to open DCM files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open DCM file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to DCM by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many DCM file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension DCM you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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