.dcm

File Type 1 DICOM Image IconDICOM Image
File Format Standard (developed by NEMA)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ★  Common
Description

DICOM stands for "Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine." It is a standard medical imaging format used for storing and transferring medical images, such as X-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans, and MRIs.

Since DICOM is a standard format, DICOM images are recognized by multiple hardware devices and software programs. This makes it possible for doctors to transfer medical images between locations without having to worry about file format incompatibilities.

Open With
Windows

IconACD Systems Canvas

IconezDICOM

IconMicroDicom viewer

macOS

IconOsiriX Imaging Software

IconMeVisLab

IconXnViewMP

Unix

IconMeVisLab

IconImageMagick

IconXnViewMP

Updated October 12, 2009
File Type 2 DiskCatalogMaker Catalog File IconDiskCatalogMaker Catalog File
File Format Proprietary (Fujiwara Software)
Usage Runs when opened
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Catalog format used by DiskCatalogMaker, a file cataloging and organization program for the Mac; contains a database of files stored on multiple discs; can be searched by filename and other attributes.

Open With
macOS

IconFujiwara DiskCatalogMaker

Updated January 19, 2009
File Type 3 Generic IconDCM Audio Module
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Music file or "module" encoded in the DCM format

Open With
Windows

IconFMJ-Software Awave Studio

IconLogipole Konvertor

Updated 2007
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