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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.

To install DCMTK - DICOM Toolkit, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install dcmtk --version 3.6.4

To upgrade DCMTK - DICOM Toolkit, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade dcmtk --version 3.6.4


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
    $packageName = 'dcmtk' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url = '' # download url
    $url64 = '' # download url
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url -Checksum 7c398a26909da52a97969a38bc440eb6 $toolsDir -Url64 $url64 -Checksum64 8267c09ee908bbef63eac9f705709a63
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'dcmtk'
    $zipFileName = ''
    Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName $packageName -ZipFileName $zipFileName

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • OFFIS e. V.


Copyright (C) 1994-2018, OFFIS e.V. All rights reserved.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
DCMTK - DICOM Toolkit 3.6.4 525 Friday, November 30, 2018 approved
DCMTK - DICOM Toolkit 3.6.3 514 Friday, September 7, 2018 approved
dcmtk 3.6.0 529 Wednesday, August 19, 2015 approved

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