Yakami DICOM tools is a free DICOM viewer and converter aiming for research, not for the diagnosis. It's developed using Microsoft technologies to run on Windows PC (Windows XP, 2000, VISTA, 7, 8, 8.1, & Windows 10).
Though the project has not been updated since 2014, many radiologists, physicians,& dentists are using it on their PC. because it's a lightweight package that provides several required tools to view, process, convert DICOM files.
"YAKAMI DICOM Tools" contains several DICOM utilities with it's lightweight, it has a PACS client, DICOM viewer with advanced options, DICOM file converter that supports batch operations, & several custom image editors (Gamma editor, CLUT editor, Combi editor, & WL/WW Editor.
Because "YAKAMI DICOM tools" program has PACS client features, it supports querying, finding, & reading remote or local studies with ease. The PACS client has a command-line configuration tool, it's easy to use but requires advanced skills.
"YAKAMI DICOM Tools" was developed, & maintained by the department of medical imaging, & nuclear medicine, School of medicine, at Kyoto University.
The project uses several open-source, closed source tools and development libraries, here is a list of them:
The project is NOT an open-source project, but it's freeware package that allows the user to use it freely on their machines, & systems. Reproduction and Redistribution of this software require the Author's permission.
YAKAMI DICOM Tools is a lightweight software package, that does not require high hardware specifications, and it works smoothly on old Windows as well as the new Windows 10. It's not open-source and it's not in active development as it has not been updated since 2014, but it works, and it can be useful to convert batch DICOM files and View DICOM files on the fly. However, It lacks many functions required to consider it a PACS client.
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