RadiAnt DICOM Viewer - Discussion Forum
support .7z compression format

RadiAnt is already able to read compressed DICOM cases in .zip format.

I'd suggest to extend this functionality to .7z format as well. (search 7-zip on Google)

this is a more effective compression format that can be used to further reduce the size of DICOM cases.

an MRI case of 573 files which requires 213 MB of disk space can be reduced to 62 MB in .zip format and 43 MB in .7z file.

that means that .7z allows an additional 30% disk space reduction in respect to .zip.

7-Zip is open source software so maybe they can help you to make RadiAnt compatible to the .7z format

May 25, 2013 08:22 AM
by Tommy
Tommy, you're right, it can be done. Added to the long to-do list :-)

May 25, 2013 09:29 PM
by RadiAnt
I'm happy you heared my suggestion.
If you implement it, RadiAnt will be the first DICOM viewer able to handle .7z compressed files.

May 26, 2013 05:43 AM
by Tommy
just a reminder.

Oct 17, 2015 12:48 PM
by Tommy
It's on the to-do list but can't see it coming soon...

Oct 19, 2015 12:33 PM
by RadiAnt
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