Tudor DICOM Tools availability

Hi all,
I am trying to get my hands on the Tudor DICOM Tools for ImageJ. The tool is referred on the ImageJ website at:


However the link to donload the tool appears to be broken:
http://santec.tudor.lu/project/dicom

Anyone knows where I could find a distribution of that tool?

Thanks you very much in advance,
Best,
Pierre

The address no longer appears to have a working domain name (it can’t be found through any of the DNS look-ups I tried). I too am trying to find the original distribution archive I downloaded a while back. Perhaps the ImageJ folks need to update their web site to remove this dead link reference.

By the way, from what I’ve been able to find, I think the original author is one Johannes Hermen. A paper on the Tudor tools cited on CiteSeer has links to the full document, but it looks like these are no longer active as well. Very odd.

If you care to get an account on Nabble you can retrieve an email address for Johannes Hermen at http://imagej.1557.x6.nabble.com/Geometrical-tags-and-Tudor-DICOM-td3695121.html. I wouldn’t be surprised if that email is no longer valid, but it might be worth trying.

One solution would be to use dcm2niix (or any similar tools listed in the ‘alternatives’ section of that page) to convert DICOM to NIfTI or NRRD format. My copy of Fiji seems to read NRRD and NIfTI images without problem.

For such disappeared sites, web.archive.org is very useful. The more chance that a site has been linked to, the more chance is that you will find it in the archive there. That means probably 99% or more of all disappeared ImageJ related sites can be found in the archive, as they have been linked to via the main ImageJ sites. Links to external sites (download links) also usually work as they are archived too (unless they were generated on the fly by an interactive script).

Anyway, the most recent copy if the Tudor DICOM page is from Feb. 2019:
http://web.archive.org/web/20190228030328/http://santec.tudor.lu/project/dicom

BTW, I tried the Tudor DICOM library but found it of little value as the most important tags for me were not saved. But as a basis for further development on your own, the code found on the DICOM site is very useful.

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