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Definition: DCIM

(1) (DataCenter Infrastructure Management) The administration of cooling, power and server capacity in a datacenter. DCIM also deals with the employees who keep the facility running.

(2) (Digital Camera IMages) A folder name in a digital camera, smartphone or tablet for storing images taken with the device. Sometimes a "photos" folder points to that location. See user interface.

DCIM in an Android Phone
This sample of folders in an Android phone plugged into a Windows computer shows the DCIM folder. It contains the folders, where the camera and screenshot images are stored.