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Convert DICOM to APNG via Java

Transform DICOM into APNG using native Java APIs without needing any image editor or 3rd-party libraries.

How to Convert DICOM to APNG Using Java

In order to convert DICOM to APNG, we’ll use

Aspose.Imaging for Java API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use image manipulation and conversion API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from Maven and install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.

Repository

<repository>
<id>AsposeJavaAPI</id>
<name>Aspose Java API</name>
<url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url>
</repository>

Dependency

<dependency>
<groupId>com.aspose</groupId>
<artifactId>aspose-imaging</artifactId>
<version>version of aspose-imaging API</version>
<classifier>jdk16</classifier>
</dependency>

Steps to Convert DICOM to APNG via Java

Developers can easily load & convert DICOM files to APNG in just a few lines of code.

  • Load DICOM file with Image.load method
  • Create & set the instance of required subclass of ImageOptionsBase (e.g. BmpOptions, PngOptions, etc.)
  • Call the Image.save method
  • Pass file path with APNG extension & object of ImageOptionsBase class

System Requirements

Before running the conversion example code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • JDK 1.6 or higher is installed.
 

Convert DICOM to APNG - Java

 
  • Free App to Convert DICOM to APNG

    • Select or drag and drop DICOM image
    • Choose format and click Convert button
    • Click Download button to download APNG image

    Check our live demos to convert DICOM to APNG

    DICOM What is DICOM File Format

    DICOM is the acronym for Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine and pertains to the field of Medical Informatics. DICOM is the combination of file format definition and a network communications protocol. DICOM uses the .DCM extension. .DCM exist in two different formats i.e. format 1.x and format 2.x. DCM Format 1.x is further available in two versions normal and extended. DICOM is used for the integration of medical imaging devices like printers, servers, scanners etc from various vendors and also contains identification data of each patient for uniqueness. DICOM files can be shared between two parties if they are capable of receiving image data in DICOM format. The communication part of DICOM is application layer protocol and uses TCP/IP to communicate between entities. HTTP and HTTPS protocols are used for the web services of DICOM. Versions supported by web services are 1.0, 1.1, 2 or later.

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    APNG What is APNG File Format

    A file with .apng (Animated Portable Network Graphics) extension is a raster graphic format and is an unofficial extension to the Portable Network Graphic (PNG ). It comprises of multiple frames (each of PNG image) that represents an animation sequence. This gives similar visualization as a GIF file. APNG files support 24-bit images and 8-bit transparency. APNG is backward compatible with non-animated GIF files. APNG files use the same .png extension and can be opened by applications such as Mozilla Firefox, Chrome with APNG support, iMessage apps for iOS 10.

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    Other Supported Conversions

    Using Java, one can easily convert different formats including.

    BMP (Bitmap Picture)
    GIF (Graphical Interchange Format)
    EMF (Enhanced Metafile Format)
    JPG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
    JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)
    JP2 (JPEG 2000)
    J2K (Wavelet Compressed Image)
    JPEG2000 (JPEG 2000)
    PNG (Portable Network Graphics)
    APNG (Animated Portable Network Graphics)
    PSD (Photoshop Document)
    DXF (Drawing Interchange Format, or Drawing Exchange Format,)
    SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)
    TIFF (Tagged Image Format)
    WEBP (Raster Web Image)
    WMF (Microsoft Windows Metafile)
    PDF (Portable Document Format (PDF))
    HTML (HTML5 Canvas)
    EMZ (Windows Compressed Enhanced Metafile)
    WMZ (Compressed Windows Media Player Skin)
    TGA (Targa Graphic)
    SVGZ (Compressed version of Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG) file.)
    CANVAS (HTML5 Canvas)
    ICO (Windows icon)