DICOM Detective is a DICOM protocol analysis and simulation software tool dedicated to PACS maintenance people, DICOM servicemen, programmers, consultants, radiologists and other people working with DICOM networks. Using the DICOM Detective, PACS maintenance people and DICOM servicemen can analyze DICOM communication problem online immediately and DICOM programmers can simulate DICOM communication offline and trace and debug their program without traveling onsite. DICOM Detective is also a great tool for DICOM beginners to learn the detail of DICOM. Just capture a DICOM communication and open it with DICOM detective, and you will know what the DICOM is and how simple it is. DICOM Detective reads network capture file and DICOM file and display DICOM tag and value in a tree list. an alternative for MergeDPM, DICOM Observer and Laurel Bridge. The new stable version 2.0 is released with following features: Online capture. Online transfer rate analysis. Offline transfer rate analysis. Tranfer rate history analysis. Gateway capture. Network interface info. Edit capture file and DICOM file. time format selection. Command line Export. Export DVT script. Export Merge DPM User Info. Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Western Europe language support. Auto Encoding according to the special character set. Verify DICOM Tag, VR, VM and Value length according DICOM Standard. Show packet number and time for PDUs and service elements. View image and structure report by a single click. Save the dataset as a DICOM file. Error column to display errors. Drag a capture file or DICOM file from windows explorer and drop to DICOM Detective to open the file. Continue the simulation without waiting. Show binary detail for PDUs. Display general information in content column for folded nodes. Search elements and values. Query Product ID at firstname.lastname@example.org.