VintaSoft DICOM .NET Plug-in - Overview

DICOM standard (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) is used for handling, storing, printing and transmitting medical images and information about a patient.

VintaSoft DICOM .NET Plug-in is the add-on for VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK, which allows to load DICOM images, edit DICOM metadata and annotate DICOM images.

General features

  • The plug-in is a pure .NET library written in C#
  • AnyCPU, x86 and x64 mode support
  • DICOM codec algorithm has been developed in full compliance with the official DICOM specification
  • Load DICOM images from a DICOM file or DICOM directory
    • Decode DICOM image stored in DICOM format version 1-3
    • Decode DICOM image stored in .dcm, .dic, .acr file
    • Decode DICOM image of the following image formats:
      • Grayscale image with 1-16 bpp
      • RGB image 24 and 48 bpp
    • Supported color spaces: Monochrome (1 and 2), Palette Color, RGB and YBR
    • Supported compressions:
  • Apply VOI LUT (value of interest lookup table) to a DICOM image
  • Load, edit and save DICOM metadata
  • Load, edit and save DICOM annotations - VintaSoft Annotation .NET Plug-in is necessary
    • Load DICOM annotations from DICOM presentation state file
    • Supported DICOM annotation types:
      • Point - displays a point
      • Circle - displays a circle
      • Polyline - displays a polyline
      • Interpolated - displays an interpolated polyline
      • Rectangle - displays a rectangle
      • Ellipse - displays an ellipse
      • Multiline - displays a multi line
      • Rangeline - displays a range line
      • Infiniteline - displays an infinite line
      • Cutline - displays a cut line
      • Arrow - displays an arrow
      • Axis - displays the axis
      • Ruler - displays a ruler
      • Crosshair - displays a crosshair
      • Text - displays an editable text area and a leader polyline used to point to the area of the image.
    • Work with DICOM annotation
      • Move, resize, rotate and mirror annotation
      • Manage the visibility of annotation
      • Change the background color and transparency of annotation
      • Change the outline of annotation
      • Undo/redo changes in annotation
    • Work with DICOM annotation collection
      • Add or remove annotation to the annotation collection
      • Reorder annotations in annotation collection
      • Undo/redo changes in annotation collection
    • Save DICOM annotations to the DICOM presentation state file
  • View DICOM images in WinForms, WPF or ASP.NET application
  • Annotate DICOM images in WinForms and WPF application - VintaSoft Annotation .NET Plug-in is necessary

Development and Deployment requirements

  • Development requirements:
    • VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK
    • Development environments: Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017
    • Programming languages: VB.NET, C#, any .NET compatible language
    • Development platforms: .NET, WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET WebForms, ASP.NET MVC
  • Deployment requirements:
    • VintaSoft Imaging .NET SDK
    • Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016 (32-bit and 64-bit)
    • Microsoft .NET Framework: 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 4.6