In order to allow the greatest possible use of out toolkits by developers of all sizes and types, they are normally licensed on a per-copy basis, avoiding the need for a high initial charge. It may therefore be downloaded and evaluated for a period of up to 60 days, without charge or obligation

Details of costing and availability differ are tailored to different applications and market sectors.


The majority of the users of DicomObjects and XdsObjects are commercial developers, writing applications which they then sell to their own customers. The licensing model is designed to accommodate such users by eliminating the initial outlay often associated with specialist programming tools. As a result, DicomObjects is available free to bonafide commercial developers, who then pay royalties only on copies actually distributed to their customers. All ancillary uses such as development and demonstration are allowed free, as they are in the mutual interests of Medical Connections and the developer.

If you qualify as a genuine commercial developer, please complete, sign and return the following Commercial Developer Agreement. In return you will receive a copy of the software without the 60 day trial limit.


If you wish to buy copies of DicomObjects for use within your own organisation, you may do so by contacting Please ensure that the following details are included:

Please check the licence types as below for details of the different options.

Whichever type of order is placed, you should receive your licence key, which allows usage without a time limit, within a few days.

License Types

A licence must, be obtained for every copy of DicomObjects or XdsObjects prior to its use in a clinical environment, and the following charges currently apply to both DicomObjects and XdsObjects. Bulk discounts apply to both commercial developers and end-users after forty nine copies have been bought.

All prices are subject to VAT where applicable (i.e. in the UK, and in the remainder of the EU to non-registered businesses). Apart from router licence, which are specific to DicomOnjects, the licenses categories are the same for both DicomObjects and XdsObjects.

Developer licence

Single workstation applications

Router and modifier applications

Multi-access server applications

Web based Dicom Viewer


Not all applications fit into any of these categories, but an agreed licensing model is nearly always found, so please ask. Custom licensing terms are subject to negotiation.  Where both DicomObjects and XdsObjects are used together (e.g. for XDS-I applications), then a 25% reduction applies to one of the licenses - i.e. the total cost is 1.5x a single licence.

Discount Policies

Discounts are applicable depending on your purchase history, which is calculated as below :

Number of licences Discount
1 - 49 0%
More than 50 25%

This is a cumulative process and need not be at the same time as our database keeps count of all transactions.


The vast majority of our customers pay by bank transfer which is quick, relatively cheap and secure, but we can accept cheque payments and if necessary, smaller payments may be made by credit card on our Payments page

The prices listed on this page are for standard users. To discuss your discount eligibility or special arrangements please contact our sales department :

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