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DCMTK is a collection of libraries and applications implementing large parts the DICOM standard. It includes software for examining, constructing and converting DICOM image files, handling offline media, sending and receiving images over a network connection, as well as demonstrative image storage and worklist servers. DCMTK is is written in a mixture of ANSI C and C++. It comes in complete source code and is made available as "open source" software.

DCMTK has been used at numerous DICOM demonstrations to provide central, vendor-independent image storage and worklist servers (CTNs - Central Test Nodes). It is used by hospitals and companies all over the world for a wide variety of purposes ranging from being a tool for product testing to being a building block for research projects, prototypes and commercial products.

The DCMTK software can be compiled under Windows and a wide range of Unix operating systems including Linux, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, MacOS X and NetBSD. All necessary configuration scripts and project makefiles are supplied.

See the documentation included with the distribution for the latest information about changes in DCMTK between releases. A summary of the highlights of the current release is available in the ANNOUNCE file. An overview of the toolkit's modules is included in the distribution's README file. The COPYRIGHT text and the history of DCMTK's development are also available online. Frequently asked questions are answered in the FAQ.

An overview of known issues and vulnerabilities in the various DCMTK releases can be found in the DCMTK Wiki on the "Known Issues" page. A complete list of known (open and resolved) issues can be found in the Bug Tracker. Please note that issues are only resolved in the latest vesion of DCMTK (i.e. the current DCMTK snapshot).

DCMTK - snapshot

The latest DCMTK release is newer than the latest snapshot, so, use DCMTK 3.6.2.

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DCMTK 3.6.2 - source code and documentation (2017-07-14)

DCMTK can be downloaded as a gzip compressed tar archive or as a ZIP archive. The contents of the two archives are identical.

tgz filedcmtk-3.6.2.tar.gz
DCMTK 3.6.2 source code and documentation
zip filedcmtk-3.6.2.zip
DCMTK 3.6.2 source code and documentation

The developer documentation can also be viewed online or downloaded separately.

zip filedcmtk-3.6.2-html-help.zip
DCMTK 3.6.2 documentation in HTML format

The binaries and support libraries are currently being prepared and will be made available here soon!

DCMTK - old versions

Old versions of the DCMTK are still available for download via ftp or http.

DCMTK - user contributions

The following tools and software packages have been contributed by DCMTK users. Any use of these applications is (of course) at your own risk.

zip filedcmtk-3.5.4-win32-i386-md-support.zip
Pre-compiled libraries for Windows (32 bit), generated with the "Multithreaded DLL" runtime options (/MD and /MDd), by Dennis Ballance
doc fileMacStoreSCU-330d1.PPC.hqx
StoreSCU for MacOS on PowerPC, based on DCMTK 3.3.0, by Arnaud Masson
zip filewinoffis.zip
Windows application for renaming .cc files from the DCMTK tar archive to .cxx (for Visual C++), by Gilles Mevel
zip filedcmtk-3.6.0-openindiana.tar.bz2
DCMTK 3.6.0 for OpenIndiana, by Paolo Marcheschi
zip filedcmtk-3.6.1_20120831-openindiana64.pkg.tar.bz2
DCMTK 3.6.1 Snapshot (20120831) for OpenIndiana (64 bit), by Paolo Marcheschi
zip filedcmtk-3.6.1_20120831-solaris32.pkg.bz2
DCMTK 3.6.1 Snapshot (20120831) for Solaris 10 (32 bit), by Paolo Marcheschi
URLdcmtk_macosxFink package of DCMTK 3.5.4 for MacOS X 10.4, by Bernd Kümmerlen
URLdcmtk_irix6DCMTK 3.5.2 for IRIX 6.x, by Sebastian Meyer
URLdcmtk_debianDCMTK 3.5.4 and 3.6.0 for Debian Linux, by Pablo Sau, Jürgen Salk, Andreas Tille and Mathieu Malaterre
URLdcmtk_rpmRPM packages of DCMTK 3.5.4, by Andy Loening and others
URLdcmtk_mandrivaRPM packages of DCMTK 3.5.4 for Mandriva Linux, by Marc Cals
URLdcmtk_patchedPatched version of DCMTK 3.5.4, by Per I. Mathisen
URLdcmtk_ubuntuDCMTK 3.6.0 for Ubuntu Linux, by Rohan Garg
URLdcmtk_opensuseDCMTK for CentOS, Fedora, Mandriva and openSUSE Linux
URLdcmtk_freebsdDCMTK 3.5.4 and 3.6.0 for FreeBSD, by Pietro Cerutti
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