Inobitec DICOM Viewer

First run of the Program

When you first start the DICOM Viewer, the welcome panel opens (Fig. 14). The welcome panel may also be displayed at the first startup after the upgrade the DICOM Viewer. Initialization of the DICOM Viewer is performed in the welcome panel.



The following information is displayed in the welcome panel:

  • Link More. Download page Inobitec DICOM Viewer is available at this link.

  • Link Documentation. Clicking the link brings up the help system of the DICOM Viewer. If the help system for the current language is not installed, a dialog box is displayed with a warning and a link to online help.

To skip initialization of the DICOM Viewer, close the welcome panel by clicking on x at the top right. In the dialog box for skipping the initialization (Fig. 15) click on the Yes button. To refuse to skip initialization of DICOM Viewer, click on the No button.



If initialization of the DICOM Viewer was skipped by the user, the settings are applied by default.

To go to the next page, press the Continue button.

  1. On the page Local Storage (Fig. 16) change the path to the Local Storage DICOM data. We recommend leaving the default value.

    The path to the Local Storage can be changed by the user after initialization of DICOM Viewer. For more information see Section 15.1.



    To make the Lokal Storage for all the users of this PC, check the Shared settings (for all users) box. This mode is disabled by default. It can only be done if the DICOM Viewer was launched by a user with administrator privileges. The users who do not have administrator privileges cannot check or uncheck this box. In this case, an informational message is displayed (Fig. 17).



    To continue initialization the DICOM Viewer click on the No button. To close the welcome panel without saving parameter values, click on the Yes button. The DICOM Viewer does not start in this case. The welcome panel will be launched at the next the DICOM Viewer start.

    Click on the Next button to go to the next page, or Back to return to the previous page.

  2. On the page DICOM Listener (Fig. 18) set the parameters of the DICOM listener service.



  • Enter the computer name (AE Title) in the field. The length of AE Title value shall not exceed 16 characters. Cyrillic letters and "\" symbols in AE titles are not allowed.

  • Enter the port. Default value 3000.

This functionality is descrided in Section 12.1.1 and can be configured later. If this functionality has already been configured in this computer, then the window shown in Fig. 18 will contain the values specified earlier. Parameters specified earlier for a specific user will not be changed if you install the program for another user or for all users.

To save the current settings for all the users of this PC, check the Shared settings (for all users) box. This mode is disabled by default. It can only be done if the DICOM Viewer was launched by a user with administrator privileges. The users who do not have administrator privileges cannot check or uncheck this box. In this case, an informational message is displayed (Fig. 17).

To continue initialization the DICOM Viewer click on the No button. To close the welcome panel without saving parameter values, click on the Yes button. The DICOM Viewer does not start in this case. The welcome panel will be launched at the next the DICOM Viewer start.

Click the Done button, to complete the initialization of the DICOM Viewer, or Back to return to the previous page.