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GDCM2PNM(1) DICOM Manipulation. GDCM2PNM(1)

NAME

gdcm2pnm - off-screen rendering of DICOM images

SYNOPSIS

gdcm2pnm [options] file-in bitmap-out

DESCRIPTION

The gdcm2pnm command line program takes as input a DICOM file and produces a rendered bitmap file.

PARAMETERS

file-in   DICOM input filename
bitmap-out  Bitmap output filename

OPTIONS

specific options


general options


-h --help
print this help text and exit
-v --version
print version information and exit
-V --verbose
verbose mode (warning+error).
-W --warning
warning mode, print warning information
-E --error
error mode, print error information
-D --debug
debug mode, print debug information

SIMPLE USAGE

gdcm2pnm will take as input DICOM and render it into a bitmap file using the window/level attributes value.

$ gdcm2pnm input.dcm output.png

It is much different from the gdcmraw or gdcmimg command line tool as it will render a DICOM image. This means that the output will be rendered in 8bits ready for display.

SEE ALSO

gdcm2vtk(1), gdcmimg(1)

AUTHOR

Mathieu Malaterre

Main developer

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006, 2011 Mathieu Malaterre

10/31/2019 GDCM 3.0.3