Convert DCM to TXT

Files with .DCM extension represent a digital image that stores medical information of patients such as MRIs, CT scans, and ultrasound images. DCM files use DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) image file format and can include patient’s information for reference. It was developed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) and was meant to standardize the imaging file format for distribution and viewing of medical images.

Steps to convert DCM to TXT in C#

GroupDocs.Conversion allows developers to convert the DCM file to TXT format in an easy and intuitive way just using a few lines of code as described below:

  • Create an instance of Converter class and pass source DCM file path as a constructor parameter. You may specify absolute or relative file path as per your requirements.
  • Create an instance of WordProcessingConvertOptions class and set Format property to GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.WordProcessingFileType.Txt.
  • Call Converter class Convert method and pass the filename for the converted TXT file and the WordProcessingConvertOptions object from the previous step as parameters.
// Load the source DCM file
using (var converter = new GroupDocs.Conversion.Converter("sample.dcm"))
{
    // Set the convert options for TXT format
   var options = new WordProcessingConvertOptions { Format = GroupDocs.Conversion.FileTypes.WordProcessingFileType.Txt };
    // Convert to TXT format
    converter.Convert("converted.txt", options);
}

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DCM to TXT Live Demo

GroupDocs.Conversion for .NET provides an online DCM to TXT converter, which allows you to try it for free and check conversion quality and accuracy.

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