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DICOM Confidential

Safeguard the privacy of patients' medical images.

New DICOM Confidential Release


Maintenance release:

- Fix to quarantine bug.
- Improvements to support for private plugins.

DICOM Confidential 1.4.2 released


The latest release incorporates the patches to 1.4.1 and introduces a Maven
based build to facilitate dependency management.
Artifacts can be found in the project sourceforge page.

New Release of DICOM Confidential


Evolution of release 1.4.0. All the patches released since then applied (see 1.4.0 folder for more information).
For installing DICOM Confidential please download the executable jar dicom-confidential-1.4.1.jar.

DICOM Confidential 1.4.0 released


This is the first release of the 1.4 branch that is intended to be an stable branch.
We have also released an experimental portable version for Windows (x86)
packed as a zip file (

Bugs fixed
- 3485818 Unselecting delete private attributes not working.
- 3485814 StudyID transformer does not allow absolute paths.

DICOM Confidential 1.3.28


This is the last release of Branch 1.3.
Bugfixes and a few new features.
The stable version will move to branch 1.4, while further development will be done in branch 1.5.
For more information visit the development site:

DICOM Confidential Release


The software name was changed from PrivacyGuard to DICOM Confidential due to trademark issues.
Since version 1.3.14 there have been a lot of changes including a new GUI desktop application and cataloguing capabilities.

PrivacyGuard 1.3.14


I have added a simplified version of the FolderAnonymiser (with a GUI) that might be more adequate for occasional users. It can be executed with

I have also included in the distribution the StudyIDMapper.jar for editing mapping files and I have created files for executing it in bin (mapper.bat/

PrivacyGuard 1.3.12


Now comes as an installation package.

First release of PrivacyGuard


PrivacyGuard is an open source DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) de-identification toolkit that provides the necessary flexibility to account for different de-identification requirements and does not impose a given anonymisation model. It also provides a mechanism for forwarding the anonymous output to a remote site using either SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol) or DICOM communications protocol.


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