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Radiant DICOM viewer portable installation

Radiant viewer is the best DICOM viewer for Windows. It is light weight and offers a range of functions. And the best part is that it is FREE to download and use. Installing the software on personal computers is easy, just like installing any other Windows software. However installing Radiant viewer at the workplace can be a bit difficult due certain restrictions.

Computers in hospitals are often managed by the IT department and for security reasons installation of programs needs administrator assistance. It may not be feasible to get permissions on every computer for all users. The solution is to use portable versions of software which do not require special permissions.

Why should you install a portable version of the Radiant DICOM viewer?

  • By pass restrictions from your system administrator / IT department
  • You can load it in a USB drive and use it any Windows computer.
  • You can save a copy on the cloud and download it wherever you want to use it.
  • Works on both 32 and 64-bit systems.

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Here are the steps to install a portable version of the Radiant DICOM viewer for Windows computers (32 and 64-bit.)

  1. Download the installation file for Radiant DICOM viewer

    Download the regular version of the Radiant DICOM viewer for Windows from here : Download Radiant viewer. The download should begin automatically. Do not install from other sources as they may not be secure. Radiant DICOM viewer download page

  2. Click on the installer to open it.

    Click on the installer as you would do for any other software. Accept the terms and conditions (I am sure you are not going to read them!). Radiant DICOM viewer download page

  3. Click on custom installation

    Choose custom installation instead of the recommended “Express” installation. Radiant DICOM viewer custom install

  4. Click on Browse.

    Click on the browse icon to select a custom installation path. Radiant DICOM viewer install location

  5. Select the location you wish to install the application.

    Make sure you do not select “C drive” / the drive where Windows is installed. Access to that drive is blocked by administrators in institutes. You can also select a USB drive.Radiant DICOM viewer select drive

  6. Done!

    You have successfully installed a portable version of the Radiant DICOM viewer for Windows! You can open it by clicking on the RadiAnt Viewer icon in the folder that you selected to install the program. Radiant DICOM viewer portable app

Tools
  • Radiant DICOM viewer.
Materials
  • Radiant DICOM viewer Windows installation file.

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Frequently asked questions:

Can we install a portable version of the Radiant DICOM viewer for Windows?

Yes. Check the detailed instructions in the post above.

Is Radiant viewer free?

Yes. Radiant Viewer is free for personal use. You will have to click on the trial license option while installing it.

What is the best DICOM viewer for Windows computers?

Radiant DICOM viewer.

Last Updated on March 8, 2020

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Dr Amar UdareDr. Amar Udare is a board-certified radiologist. He is currently working as a fellow radiologist at McMaster University, Canada. He has a passion for teaching (#FOAMrad and #FOAMed) and has been a semi-finalist for the 2018 and 2020 Aunt-Minnie Most effective Radiology Educator Awards. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications which can be accessed on PubMed and Google Scholar.

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