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What are HEIC files?

HEIC files are an image file format mainly used by Apple that uses High-Efficiency Video Coding to compress and store images.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the HEIC format?

Advantages

  • HEIC files can be half the size of a JPEG.
  • Supports 16-bit color
  • Can save more than one image in one file.

Disadvantages

  • They're rarely used outside of Apple's ecosystem.

HEIC Format FAQs

The HEIC format is a multimedia standard in the current world of digital content. And it shows the following advantages and disadvantages:

Why are my pictures uploaded as HEIC?

To avoid your pictures from uploading as HEIC, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to Settings, and the "Photos"
  2. Find the "Transfer to Mac or PC" section
  3. Switch from "Keep Originals" to "Automatic"

That will do it! The next time you transfer photos to your PC, they'll automatically be uploaded as JPEG instead of HEIC.


How do I turn off HEIC on my iPhone?

To turn off the use of HEIC image files on your iPhone, follow these instructions:

  1. Head over to the camera app and open the settings
  2. In the "Camera Capture" section, switch from "High Efficiency" to "Most Compatible"

That will do it! The next time you transfer photos to your PC, they'll automatically be uploaded as JPEG instead of HEIC.


How do I open a HEIC file in Android?

You can open HEIC files in Android using the Google Photos app