.DIC File Extension

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Having trouble opening .dic extension? Don't panic! This page explains what dic files are as well as suggests programs you may use to open dic files. You can download these programs through this page.

What is a DIC file?

Dic file extension has DICOM Image file type, developed by NEMA, which is associated with the "raster image files" category.

These are images in the Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine format. The format was developed for viewing medical images and sharing them. Each DIC file stores an image like ultrasound, MRI, or CT scan. Sometimes DIC files may include patient ID information that allows linking the image to a concrete person. The .DIC extension is less common for this format – the .DCM extension is more popular. 

To learn how you can open the given file, read the information below.

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Raster Image Files

How to open DIC file?

Double click the dic file to open it. The file will open automatically if file associations have been correctly installed and there is a proper program on your computer; if not, file associations may be corrupted and your OS either cannot find the proper program, or you might not have one for opening the file. First, we recommend downloading our utility to fix file association errors; then, you can download any program for opening the .dic extension from the ones suggested below. If you are certain there is nothing wrong with the file associations, you may proceed to method 2 right away; besides, if you can't make up your mind when choosing the right program, use Universal File Viewer from the last method.

Method 1: Fix file association errors

Follow these steps in order to automatically fix the dic extension associations' problem in no time:

  • Step 1: Click on "Download Solution" to download automatic tool provided by WikiExt.
  • Step 2: Click "Start Scan" to identify all potential issues.
  • Step 3: Review scan results and click "Fix Items".

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Method 2: Download the appropriate software

The given list provides programs which may be used for opening or converting the dic file. Choose the proper program for your OS, and click it to start the download or proceed to the developer's website.

Programs that open DIC files

Method 3: Use universal file viewer

In addition to the list of programs above, we recommend using Universal File Viewer. This tool can open over 250 file extensions and, most likely, it will be able to open the dic file as well. Download Universal File Viewer for your OS.

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