gdcmxml man page

gdcmxml — provides a tool to convert a DICOM file into a XML infoset and vice-versa.

Synopsis

gdcmxml [options] file-in[DICOM or XML] file-out[XML or DICOM]

Description

The gdcmxml command line program converts a DICOM file (DataSet) into an XML file (according to the Native DICOM Model) or vice-versa. For those familiar with DCMTK, this provides binary capabilities (i.e. functionality of both dcm2xml and xml2dcm).

The XML infoset which is from the DICOM file gdcmXMLPrintet Class. This is in strict compliance with the Native DICOM Model as given in Supp 118.

Parameters

file-in   DICOM or XML input filename ( cannot be absent)

file-out  output filename (can be absent)

Options

-i --input      DICOM filename
-o --output     DICOM filename

Options for Dicom to XML

-B --loadBulkData   Loads bulk data into a binary file named "UUID" (by default UUID are written).

Options for XML to Dicom

-B --loadBulkData   Loads bulk data from a binary file named as the "UUID" in XML file (by default UUID are written).
-T --TransferSyntax Loads transfer syntax from file (default is LittleEndianImplicit)

General Options

-h   --help
       print this help text and exit

-v   --version
       print version information and exit

-V   --verbose
       verbose mode (warning+error).

-W   --warning
       warning mode, print warning information

-E   --error
       error mode, print error information

-D   --debug
       debug mode, print debug information

See Also

gdcmdump(1), gdcmconv(1)

Author

Mathieu Malaterre

Main developer

Info

11/24/2016 GDCM VER_FULL DICOM Manipulation.