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ORTHANC(8) System Administration tools and Deamons ORTHANC(8)


Orthanc - Lightweight, RESTful DICOM server for healthcare and medical research


OrthancRecoverCompressedFile [INPUT] [OUTPUT]


Orthanc, lightweight, RESTful DICOM server for healthcare and medical research.

This is a maintenance tool to recover a DICOM file that was compressed by Orthanc. If no output is given, the data will be output to stdout. Please refer to the Orthanc homepage for the full instructions about how to use Orthanc <>.

Exit status:

0 if success,

-1 if error.


Written by Sebastien Jodogne <>


Copyright © 2012-2016 Sebastien Jodogne, Medical Physics Department, University Hospital of Liege (Belgium)
Copyright © 2017-2022 Osimis S.A. (Belgium)
Copyright © 2021-2022 UCLouvain (Belgium) Licensing GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

March 2022 Orthanc 1.10.1