Whilst it should be generally possible to convert common PNGs to DICOM images, it would be of no use, because .dcm files contain actual medical images, like x-rays thus some random picture is useless for this purpose. DICOM images are generated recorded by special
Convert Portable Network Graphic to Dicom medicine image file format.
We have found 2 software records in our database eligible for .png to .dcm file format conversion.
Microsoft Windows software - convert png to dcm on Windows
One of the best bitmap graphic editing program
Convert from png file format
|Yes, Adobe Photoshop supports png file conversion as a source file type.||Yes||Yes||png editor||Yes||Yes||Yes||No|
|Yes, Adobe Photoshop supports dcm file conversion as a target file type.||Yes||Yes||dcm editor||Yes||No||No||No|
The tables with software actions are a good pointer for what a certain program does with various file types and often may give users a good hint how to perform certain file conversion, for example the above-mentioned png to dcm. However, it is not perfect and sometimes can show results which are not really usable because of how certain programs work with files and the possible conversion is thus actually not possible at all.
Apple macOS / Mac OS X software - convert png to dcm on OS X
Mac version of popular digital image editor