Escape Information Services is pleased to announce the immediate
availability of version 1.0.3 of its DICOM Import Component for QuickTime.

The importer works on both Mac and Windows, and lets QuickTime-aware
applications import medical images that conform to the DICOM standard.
The product currently supports a wide subset of the DICOM standard, such as:

– single and multiple image files
– compressed (lossy & lossless JPEG; RLE) and uncompressed
– indexed and direct, monochrome and RGB, 8 & 16 bit pixel depth

Moreover, the following useful features are available:
– conversion of multi-frame DICOM files to QuickTime movies
– individual access of frames in multi-frame files
(if the calling application supports it)
– URL importing of DICOM files
– embedding of DICOM images in web browsers

Information, including download URLs can be found on our website:

Release notes 1.0.3:
1. Expanded image data variant support to include the following cases:
8-Bit, Run length encoded, RGB Color
16-Bit, Run length encoded, Grayscale
24-Bit, Run length encoded, RGB Color
24-Bit, JPEG Lossy, RGB Color

2. Implemented more robust handling of files containing erroneous image

3. Fixed grayscale inversion problem which occurred with certain files.

Anthony J. Patrinos, PhD
DICOM Project Manager