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dcm_map_to_8(1) General Commands Manual dcm_map_to_8(1)


dcm_map_to_8 - map original pixel data (10, 12 bit) to 8 bit


dcm_map_to_8 [-b] [-v] [-W width] [-C center] input output


dcm_map_to_8 reads one DICOM image (monochrome) and maps the pixel data to 8 bits. It does this by applying window width, window center, rescale slope, and rescale intercept values found in the information object. The user can override the window width and center values by supplying different values as command line arguments.


dcm_map_to_8 accepts the following options:

Read input file assuming the data is stored in big-endian byte order
Place DCM facility in verbose mode
Override window width with this value
Override window center with this value
Input and output files