This software is easy to use, nice user interface, includes all the options you would use and the best part of all this is completely free. While installing this software you will find the installation process very simple and above standard in terms of program installers. Another perk to this company is there attentive support.
Horos is an open source DICOM viewer for Mac. It is actually the free version of an expensive DICOM viewer called Osirix MD, which is often considered to be the best DICOM viewer for Mac. It only runs on Mac OS, version 10.8 or higher. This software allows for most diagnostic techniques, including multiplanar reconstruction, maximum intensity projections, and volume rendering. It also has tools for manipulating images and making measurements.
A free version of Osirix MD, called Osirix Lite, is also available to users. However, it does not allowing editing of imaging metadata, and image modifications come with a watermark. While this is good to get a feel for the parent software, it is not intended for regular medical use.
This is another lightweight application that is capable of viewing DICOM images. Escape EMV offers anonymizing and exporting features, but does not have many other advanced specs. It is available in multiple languages. Only a trial version is available free of cost, and commercial use of the software requires payment of a license fee.
IrfanView is an extremely simple yet effective image viewer that supports the DICOM format in addition to other image files. It does not boast the features of many of the above applications, but if your purpose is to simply view DICOM images, it is lightweight and easy to use. The software is only free for non-commercial purposes. If you intend to use it for your private practice or in a hospital setting, a license fee is applicable.
This is the free version of the paid software JiveX Review Client, and is meant to be used in educational and research activities. The viewer supports not only radiology images in the DICOM format, but also other medical data such as ECGs. The freeware does not allow users access to a PACS server or technical support. Although the viewer improves workflow, advanced manipulation of images is not possible with the free version.
It is a free application that can access and view all DICOM images. The application allows you to sort images according to body parts. Images can be annotated, measured and animated. Advanced features are not available in the free version. The software cannot play videos.
It is a simple, basic application that can be used just to view DICOM files. The Lite is a free version of ORS Visual Pro, which is paid software. Small annotations and basic changes like track, zoom and reset are available in the free version. A search pane is also present to easily retrieve files. While MIP and MPR are available in the Lite version, volume rendering, 3D reconstruction and exporting is allowed only in the paid version.
The free version of Onis is a starter package, aimed at non-professionals and students, just to get them used to the software. It has advanced features like MPR and MIP. It can export images and in addition, it can export annotations to excel sheets, which is useful for researchers. However, the free version is limited to a database of 15 patients, and image calibration is not possible.
The site offering this freeware explicitly states that the viewer is intended for research, and not for diagnostic purposes. It offers a high-speed viewer that has almost all the advanced features mentioned before for similar software. It supports image file conversion and anonymization. 2b1af7f3a8