about dicom regesition

When using 3Dslicer, I found that some plug-ins will transfer dicom images to other formats for registration. I want to know what is the advantage of this?

DICOM format is flexible, but complicated. Plugins usually care about image pixels and spatial metadata, and don’t care about which hospital the image was acquired etc. Therefore NRRD format is the default in Slicer for passing images to plugins. Due to simplicity, reading and writing NRRD format images is faster than DICOM images.

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Thank You very much